Mesoscale meteorology : theories, observations, and models

edited by Douglas K. Lilly and Tzvi Gal-Chen

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Bonas, France, July 13-31, 1982

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  • 1. Mesoscale Processes and Variability.- a) On the Dynamical Definition(s) of "Mesoscale".- b) Mesoscale Variability of the Atmosphere.- 2. Regional and Cyclonic Scale Motions and Prediction Models.- a) Synoptic-Scale Forcing of Mesoscale Processes.- b) Cyclogenesis in the Lee of the Alps.- c) Several Methods for Initializing Mesoscale Forecast Models.- d) Initialization of Mesoscale Models: The Possible Impact of Remotely Sensed Data.- e) On the Effect of the Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterizations in Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction.- 3. Fronts.- a) Observations of Fronts.- b) Frontogenesis During the November 15, 1980 Storm of STREX.- c) An Energy-Theory for the Propagation of Gravity Currents.- 4. Mesoscale Instabilities.- a) Symmetric Instability.- b) Conditional Symmetric Instability: A Theory for Rainbands Within Extratropical Cyclones.- c) A Review of Meso-scale Disturbances in Cold Air Masses.- d) Radar Observations of Snowbands in Finland - A Preliminary Report.- 5. Buoyancy (Gravity) Waves and Topographic Forcing.- a) Linear Theory of Internal Gravity Waves and Mountain Waves.- b) Mesoscale Mountain Waves: Theory and Observations.- c) Topographic Forcing.- d) The Morning Glory: A Nonlinear Wave Phenomenon.- e) The Formation of the Morning Glory.- 6. Buoyant Convection.- a) Cumulus Clouds: Early Aircraft Observations and Entrainment Hypotheses.- b) Cumulus Role in Tropical Circulations.- c) Cumulus Clouds: Interactions Between Laboratory Experiments and Observations as Foundations for Models.- d) Cumulus Clouds: Numerical Models, Observations and Entrainment.- e) Editor's Comments on Dr. Simpson's. Lectures.- f) The Dynamics and Simulation of Organized Deep Convection.- g) Benard Convection and Effects of Rotation.- h) Prediction of Severe Convection.- i) Dynamics of Rotating Thunderstorms.- j) A Case Study of Elevated Convection in an Unsaturated Large-scale Environment.- k) Elementary Aspects of the Interaction Between Cumulus Convection and the Large-scale Environment.- l) Condensation Parameterization in a Convection Model.- m) Matching Three-Dimensional Convection Models with Doppler Radar Observations.- 7. Boundary Layers.- a) Lectures on the Planetary Boundary Layer.- b) Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization and Turbulence Closure.- c) Flow in Valleys: Observations.- d) Numerical Modeling of the Planetary Boundary Layer.- e) Anti-Clockwise Rotation of the Wind Hodograph and Its Relation to Thermal Forcing.- f) The Effects of Boundary Layer Modification on the Initiation of Convection During AVE-SESAME, 1979.- 8. Observing Technology.- a)/Three-Dimensional Wind Field Analysis from Doppler Radar Data.- b) Satellite Data: Analysis Techniques and Applications to Meteorology.

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書名 Mesoscale meteorology : theories, observations, and models
著作者等 Gal-Chen, Tzvi
Lilly, D. K.
NATO Advanced Study Institute on Mesoscale Meteorology - Theories, Observations, and Models
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division
Lilly Douglas K.
シリーズ名 NATO ASI series
出版元 Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division [by] D. Reidel Pub. Co.
刊行年月 c1983
ページ数 x, 781 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9027716560
NCID BA0051166X
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言語 英語
出版国 オランダ