Description

This book is intended for graduate students in middle atmosphere dynamics courses and will be useful to all research workers in meteorology, aeronomy, and atmospheric chemistry. Furthermore, many of the basic dynamical and physical processes discussed also have broad applicability in other branches of atmospheric dynamics, and will be of interest to those studying such areas as climate dynamics and planetary atmospheres.

Readership

Meteorologists; Atmospheric Chemists; Physicists

Table of Contents

Introduction. Radiative Processes and Remote Sounding. Basic Dynamics. Linear Wave Theory. Extratropical Planetary-Scale Circulations. Stratospheric Sudden Warmings. The Extratropical Zonal-Mean Circulation. Equatorial Circulations. Tracer Transport in the Middle Atmosphere. The Ozone Layer. General Circulation Modeling. Interaction between the Middle Atmosphere and the Lower Atmosphere. Bibliography. Index

Details

No. of pages:
489
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1987
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780120585762
Electronic ISBN:
9780080511672