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Atmospheric and oceanic processes, dynamics, and climate change

Atmospheric and oceanic processes, dynamics, and climate change

25 and 27 October 2002, Hangzhou, China

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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric circulation -- Congresses.,
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction -- Congresses.,
  • Fluid dynamics -- Congresses.,
  • Climatic changes -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementZhaobo Sun, Fei-Fei Jin, Toshiki Iwasaki, chairs/editors ; sponsors, CSO--Chinese Society of Oceanography (China), SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ...
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSPIE proceedings series,, v. 4899, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 4899.
    ContributionsSun, Zhaobo., Jin, Feifei., Iwasaki, Toshiki., Zhongguo hai yang xue hui., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC880.4.A8 A88 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3708553M
    ISBN 100819446858
    LC Control Number2003284172
    OCLC/WorldCa52125807

    Instabilities, Waves and Turbulence: 6. Atmospheric Chemistry Research is focused on understanding the chemical composition of the atmosphere and its evolution to better determine impacts on climate, air quality, ecosystems, and human health. Krasting, M. Prior to taking up his position there, he taught for many years at Princeton University, New Jersey. What processes control ocean heat and carbon uptake, and ultimately transient climate change?

    Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation: Highly recommended! Topics in this research area include fundamental process studies in oceanic and atmospheric biogeochemical cycles; numerical model development to better understand and simulate marine and terrestrial biospheres; modeling of the interactions between climate and biosphere; analysis of remote sensing and in-situ data; and fusion of observational data and numerical models to uncover underlying processes related to global change. He has also written upon occasion for a broad, educated audience on the policy implications of his work. The book strikes an ideal balance between mathematical rigor and physical intuition, and between atmosphere- and ocean-relevant applications.

    Wind and buoyancy driven circulation; Appendix: miscellaneous relationships in a layered model; Index. Climate and Climate Change Climate and Climate Change The climate system is composed of many subsystems, including the atmosphere, cryosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere. Phenomena of climatological interest include the atmospheric boundary layercirculation patternsheat transfer radiativeconvective and latentinteractions between the atmosphere and the oceans and land surface particularly vegetationland use and topographyand the chemical and physical composition of the atmosphere. Modeling studies focus on the the decadal and interannual variability of climate, including the role of the ocean, while observations help us diagnose the on the seasonal and intraseasonal variability in the large scale atmospheric circulation.


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Atmospheric and Oceanic Processes, Dynamics, and Climate Change Zhaobo Sun Fei-Fei Jin Toshiki Iwasaki Chairs/Editors 25 and 27 October Hangzhou, China Sponsors CSO Chinese Society of Oceanography (China) SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering Cosponsors and Supporting Organizations.

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