Physically-Based Modelling and Simulation of Climate and Climatic Change: Part 1 Cover

Physically-Based Modelling and Simulation of Climate and Climatic Change: Part 1

ISBN/ASIN: 9789401078672,9789400930414 | 1988 | English | pdf | 624/634 pages | 32.9 Mb
Publisher: Springer Netherlands | Author: W. Lawrence Gates (auth.), M. E. Schlesinger (eds.) | Edition: 1

PREFACE xv LIST OF LECTURERS xix LIST OF PARTICIPANTS xx]. VOLUME I PART I – DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF PHYSICALLY-BASED MODELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE Section 1 – Introduction GATES, W. L. – Climate and the Climate System 3 SIMMONS, A. J. and L. BENGTSSON – Atmospheric General Circulation Models: Their Design and Use for Climate Studies 23 Section 2 – Numerical Methods for Large-Scale Dynamics ARAKAWA, A. – Finite-Difference Methods in Climate Modeling 79 BOURKE, W. – Spectral Methods in Global Climate and Weather Prediction Models 169 Section 3 – Parameterization of Subgrid-Scale Physical Processes FOUQUART, Y. – Radiative Transfer in Climate Models 223 LAVAL, K. – Land Surface Processes 285 SELLERS, P. J. , Y. MINTZ, Y. C. SUD and A. DALCHER – A Brief Description of the Simple Biosphere Model (SiB) 307 SOMMERIA, G. – Parameterization of the Planetary Boundary Layer in Large-Scale Atmospheric Models 331 x TABLE OF CONTENTS TIEDTKE, M. – Parameterization of Cumulus Convection in Large-Scale Models 375 SUNDQVIST, H. – Parameterization of Condensation and Associated Clouds in Models for Weather Prediction and General Circulation Simulation 433 PART II – DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF PHYSICALLY-BASED MODELS OF THE OCEAN AND SEA ICE HAN, Y. -J. – Modelling and Simulation of the General Circulation of the Ocean 465 HIBLER, W. D. – Modelling Sea Ice Thermodynamics and Dynamics in Climate Studies 509 PART III – METHODS OF COUPLING ATMOSPHERE, OCEAN AND ICE MODELS BRYAN, K.

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