atmospheric model Books

  • Adaptive Atmospheric Modeling

    This book gives an overview and guidance in the development of adaptive techniques for atmospheric modeling. Written in an educational style and featuring an exhaustive list of references, it is a starting point for everyone who is interested in adaptive modeling, not restricted to atmospheric sciences. It covers paradigms of adaptive techniques, ...

  • Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling

    New edition of a successful and comprehensive textbook on the atmospheric processes, numerical methods, and computational techniques required for advanced students and scientists to successfully study air pollution and meteorology. From reviews: ' I highly recommend the Jacobson book for graduate students and professionals engaged in atmospheric ...

  • Atmospheric Circulation Dynamics and Circulation Models

    This book describes the methods used to construct general circulation models of the atmosphere, and how such models perform in applications relating to the real climate and environmental systems. The author describes the fundamental dynamics of the atmospheric circulation, modelling of the general circulation, and applications of GCMs. The book ...

  • Adiabatic Invariants in Large-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics

    This book deals with the main principles of large-scale atmospheric dynamics on the basis of adiabatic motion constants. It can be considered as an introduction to the theory of quasi two-dimensional fluid motion concentrating primarily on nearly horizontal fluid parcel displacements in a stably stratified compressible fluid. A thorough ...

  • Evaluation of Long Range Atmospheric Transport Models Using Environmental Radioactivity Data from the Chernobyl Accident

    A group of experts developed the outline for the Atmospheric Transport Model Evaluation Study and specified the requirements of modellers for radiological and meterological data. The results of the study are presented in this book. ...

  • IUTAM Symposium on Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics

    This volume contains papers from the 5 keynote lectures and 34 other contributed papers presented at the IUTAM Symposium on Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics. The Symposium provided a forum where atmosphere and ocean scientists could present their latest research results and learn of progress and promising ...

  • Frontiers of Climate Modeling

    The physics and dynamics of the atmosphere and atmosphere-ocean interactions provide the foundation of modern climate models, upon which our understanding of the chemistry and biology of ocean and land surface processes are built. Frontiers of Climate Modeling captures modern developments in modeling the atmosphere, and their implications for our ...

  • Global Carbon Cycle and Climate Change

    Professor Kondratyev and his team consider the concept of global warming due to the greenhouse effect and put forward a new approach to the problem of assessing the impact of anthropogenic processes. Considering data on both sources and sinks for atmospheric carbon and various conceptual schemes of the global carbon dioxide cycle, they suggest a ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XV

    This volume contains the papers and poster abstracts presented at the 25th NATO/CCMS International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modelling and Its Application held in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, during 15-19 October 2001. This ITM was jointly organized by the University of Aveiro, Portugal (Pilot country) and by the Catholic University of ...

  • Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics

    Covering a wide range of techniques, this book describes methods for the solution of partial differential equations which govern wave propagation and are used in modeling atmospheric and oceanic flows. The presentation establishes a concrete link between theory and ...

  • Numerical Modeling of the Global Atmosphere in the Climate System

    A broad, up to date treatment of the science of climate prediction. Topics covered include the use of atmospheric general circulation models (AGCMs) as tools for studying climate variability and predicting change, the design and analysis of AGCM experiments, the components of an AGCM (especially numerical techniques, representation of ...

  • Numerical Modeling of the Global Atmosphere in the Climate System

    A broad, up to date treatment of the science of climate prediction. Topics covered include the use of atmospheric general circulation models (AGCMs) as tools for studying climate variability and predicting change, the design and analysis of AGCM experiments, the components of an AGCM (especially numerical techniques, representation of ...

  • GIS in Geology and Earth Sciences

    Earth sciences represent the most complicated branch of science in terms of informatics. There are some specific reasons for such complexity. First of all, the scale range inside which the Earth sciences are operating goes from the atomic up to planetary scale. Secondly, there is no other branch of science, which envelops so many different ...

  • Glaciers and Climate Change

    In this text meteorology and the theory of glacier flow are brought together, providing a basic understanding of how glaciers respond to climate change. Attention is given to the microclimate of glaciers and the physical processes that regulate the exchange of energy and mass between glacier surface and atmosphere. Simple analytical and numerical ...

  • Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere.The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological datarefined ...

  • Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere. The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological ...

  • Computer Modelling in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

    This textbook is about quasi-realistic models in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. Understanding the basis and limitations of these models is important since far reaching decisions about the environment are based on these models. It is novel in that it goes beyond a technical discussion of these quasi-realistic models and emphasizes their role and ...

  • Intraseasonal Variability in the Atmosphere-Ocean Climate System

    As the first comprehensive and authoritative review of intra-seasonal variability (ISV), this multi-author work balances coverage of observation, theory and modeling and provides a single source of reference for all those interested in this important, multi-faceted natural phenomenon and its relation to major short-term climatic variations. ...

  • Transport at the Air-Sea Interface

    Predictions of our future climate vary greatly, with detailed forecasts still subject to debate. One key uncertainty is caused by the lack of our present knowledge of transport processes in the air-water interface, which poses the main transfer resistance between the oceans and atmosphere. Modeling and predictions of our global climate can only be ...

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