ISBN-10:
0875904793
ISBN-13:
9780875904795
Pub. Date:
01/11/2010
Publisher:
Wiley
The Stratosphere: Dynamics, Transport, and Chemistry / Edition 1

The Stratosphere: Dynamics, Transport, and Chemistry / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780875904795
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/11/2010
Series: Geophysical Monograph Series , #190
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: R. Alan Plumb—A Brief Biographical Sketch andPersonal Tribute
Adam H. Sobel vii

Preface
Lorenzo M. Polvani, Adam H. Sobel, and Darryn W. Waughxiii

Introduction
Darryn W. Waugh and Lorenzo M. Polvani 1

Middle Atmosphere Research Before Alan Plumb
Marvin A. Geller 5

Planetary Waves and the Extratropical Winter Stratosphere
R. Alan Plumb 23

Stratospheric Polar Vortices
Darryn W. Waugh and Lorenzo M. Polvani 43

Annular Modes of the Troposphere and Stratosphere
Paul J. Kushner 59

Stratospheric Equatorial Dynamics
Lesley J. Gray 93

Gravity Waves in the Stratosphere
M. Joan Alexander 109

Variability and Trends in Stratospheric Temperature and WaterVapor
William J. Randel 123

Trace Gas Transport in the Stratosphere: Diagnostic Tools andTechniques
Mark R. Schoeberl and Anne R. Douglass 137

Chemistry and Dynamics of the Antarctic Ozone Hole
Paul A. Newman 157

Solar Variability and the Stratosphere
Joanna D. Haigh 173

AGU Category Index 189

Index 191

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