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Atmospheric Turbulence and Mesoscale Meteorology
Scientific Research Inspired by Doug Lilly

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Evgeni Fedorovich, Richard Rotunno, Bjorn Stevens, Katharine Kanak, K. Bryan, J. Deardorff, K. Droegemeier, J. Kimpel, P. Lamb, D. Lenschow, J. Smagorinsky, John C. Wyngaard, James C. McWilliams, Chad Higgins, Charles Meneveau, Marc Parlange, David A. Randall, Wayne H. Schubert, Chin-Hoh Moeng, Peter P. Sullivan, Joseph B. Klemp, William C. Skamarock, Juanzhen Sun, Kerry Emanuel, Ronald B. Smith, Kenneth S. Gage
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  • Date Published: December 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521183925

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  • Bringing together leading researchers, this volume surveys recent developments in the fields of atmospheric turbulence and mesoscale meteorology, with particular emphasis on the areas pioneered by Douglas K. Lilly. Numerical simulation is an increasingly important tool for improving our understanding of a wide range of atmospheric phenomena, and this book looks at modern applications.

    • A survey of the developments in the fields of atmospheric turbulence and mesoscale meteorology
    • Focuses on the work pioneered by Douglas K. Lilly
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    "Judging from this book, Doug Lilly seems to have integrated all these phenomena, processes, issues, and approaches into a uniquely broad and scientific outlook...The glowing tributes in this book indicate that [Lilly] has also been a masterful teacher, a revered mentor, and a treasured colleague to many current leading lights of the field of meteorology. This book, a sampler of new and vital science material, rich with glimpses of the human and historical side of the field, seems a fitting tribute." - Brian E. Mapes, University of Miami

    "In the vast body of literature on special subjects in meteorology this book serves as something like a lighthouse...In this respect the book is not only a valuable contribution to computational fluid dynamics and mesoscale meteorology but also to the recent history of natural sciences. The reviewer can easily agree with the last sentence on the backside cover of the book stating that researchers and graduate students will find this book to be an excellent resource summarizing the development of techniques as well as current and future work in the fields of atmospheric turbulence and mesoscale meteorology." - S. Emeis, Wilhelm

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    • Date Published: December 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521183925
    • length: 300 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Evgeni Fedorovich, Richard Rotunno and Bjorn Stevens
    Douglas Lilly: A biography Katharine Kanak, K. Bryan, J. Deardorff, K. Droegemeier, J. Kimpel, P. Lamb, D. Lenschow and J. Smagorinsky
    Part I. Atmospheric Turbulence:
    1. Changing the face of small-scale meteorology John C. Wyngaard
    2. Phenomenological hunts in two-dimensional and stratified turbulence James C. McWilliams
    3. Energy dissipation in large eddy simulations: dependence on flow structure and effects of eigenvector alignments Chad Higgins, Charles Meneveau and Marc Parlange
    4. Dreams of a stratocumulus sleeper David A. Randall and Wayne H. Schubert
    5. Large eddy simulations of cloud-topped mixed layers Chin-Hoh Moeng, Bjorn Stevens and Peter P. Sullivan
    Part II. Mesoscale Meteorology:
    6. Model numerics for convective storm simulation Joseph B. Klemp and William C. Skamarock
    7. Numerical prediction of thunderstorms Juanzhen Sun
    8. Tropical cyclone energetics and structure Kerry Emanuel
    9. Mountain meteorology and regional climates Ronald B. Smith
    10. Dynamical processes contributing to the mesoscale spectrum of atmospheric motions Kenneth S. Gage
    Appendix A
    Appendix B
    Index.

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    Richard Rotunno, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

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    Evgeni Fedorovich, Richard Rotunno, Bjorn Stevens, Katharine Kanak, K. Bryan, J. Deardorff, K. Droegemeier, J. Kimpel, P. Lamb, D. Lenschow, J. Smagorinsky, John C. Wyngaard, James C. McWilliams, Chad Higgins, Charles Meneveau, Marc Parlange, David A. Randall, Wayne H. Schubert, Chin-Hoh Moeng, Peter P. Sullivan, Joseph B. Klemp, William C. Skamarock, Juanzhen Sun, Kerry Emanuel, Ronald B. Smith, Kenneth S. Gage

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