Physically-Based Modelling and Simulation of Climate and Climatic Change

Part 1

  • M. E. Schlesinger

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 243)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Design and Developmant of Physically-Based Models of the Atmosphere

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Introduction

    3. Numerical Methods for Large-Scale Dynamics

    4. Parameterization of Subgrid-Scale Physical Processes

  3. Design and Development of Physically-Based Models of the Ocean and Sea Ice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 463-463
  4. Methods of Coupling Atmosphere, Ocean and Ice Models

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 615-624

About this book


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.


Cloud Ocean Scale Sea ice Weather biosphere

Editors and affiliations

  • M. E. Schlesinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Atmospheric SciencesOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7867-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-3041-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-2185
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