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CHAPTER 5225 - Georgia Tech Study Resources
  • 12 Pages Snow_surface
    Snow_surface

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    SNOW (SURFACE) 2061 that can be swept by landfalling tropical cyclones is unlikely to remain undamaged for more than a few decades, at most. Thus, some damage can be avoided by not building in vulnerable areas. As another example, there are several

  • 8 Pages Evap_Humidity
    Evap_Humidity

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    870 EVAPORATION AND HUMIDITY Wiltshire KH (1992) The inSuence of microphytobenthos on oxygen and nutrient Suxes between eulittoral sediments and associated water phases in the Elbe estuary. In: Colombo G, Ferrari I, Ceccherelli VU and Rossi R (eds)

  • 3 Pages Ice_age
    Ice_age

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    ICE AGES (MILANKOVITCH THEORY) 995 ICE AGES (MILANKOVITCH THEORY) M F Loutre, Universite catholique de Louvain, Louvainla-Neuve, Belgium Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved. latitude through the year, is forcing climate. Four

  • 9 Pages Sea_Level_Variations
    Sea_Level_Variations

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    SEA LEVEL VARIATIONS OVER GEOLOGIC TIME 2605 SEA LEVEL VARIATIONS OVER GEOLOGIC TIME M. A. Kominz, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA Copyright ^ 2001 Academic Press doi:10.1006/rwos.2001.0255 Introduction Sea level changes have oc

  • 25 Pages Hurricanes
    Hurricanes

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    942 HURRICANES HURRICANES F D Marks, Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL, USA Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Introduction `Hurricane' is the term used in the Western Hemisphere for one of the general class of strong tr

  • 12 Pages Ocean_Circ_Water_Types_Masses
    Ocean_Circ_Water_Types_Masses

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    1556 OCEAN CIRCULATION / Water Types and Water Masses Water Types and Water Masses W J Emery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved. problems, there is very little research directed at imp

  • 11 Pages Moorings
    Moorings

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    1850 MOORINGS MOORINGS R. P. Trask and R. A. Weller, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA Copyright ^ 2001 Academic Press doi:10.1006/rwos.2001.0304 Introduction The need to measure ocean currents throughout the water colum

  • 8 Pages Under-ice_BL
    Under-ice_BL

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    UNDER-ICE BOUNDARY LAYER 3071 UNDER-ICE BOUNDARY LAYER M. G. McPhee, McPhee Research Company, Naches, WA, USA J. H. Morison, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Copyright ^ 2001 Academic Press doi:10.1006/rwos.2001.0146 Introduction Sea

  • 3 Pages Gaia_Hypothesis
    Gaia_Hypothesis

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    GAIA HYPOTHESIS 815 GAIA HYPOTHESIS T Lenton, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh, UK Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Introduction The Gaia hypothesis postulates that the Earth's surface is maintained in a habitabl

  • 86 Pages Flooding
    Flooding

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    FLOODING 769 FLOODING C A Doswell III, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Introduction Flooding is arguably the weather-related hazard that is most widespread around the globe. It can o

  • 3 Pages El_Nino_Southern_Oscillation_Obs
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    ~ EL NINO AND THE SOUTHERN OSCILLATION / Observation 713 ~ EL NINO AND THE SOUTHERN OSCILLATION Contents Observation Theory asked them about atmospheric pressures in their colonies. Blanford's message reached the South Australian Government Astronom

  • 13 Pages Gen_Circ_Energy_Cycle
    Gen_Circ_Energy_Cycle

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    GENERAL CIRCULATION / Energy Cycle 829 10 30 +6.0 25 20 Pressure (hPa) Height (km) 100 15 200 300 -2.5 10 Nor can the statistics that describe the general circulation necessarily be regarded as perfectly reproducible, year after year. For example

  • 80 Pages Reflectance_Albedo_Surface
    Reflectance_Albedo_Surface

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    1914 REFLECTANCE AND ALBEDO, SURFACE REFLECTANCE AND ALBEDO, SURFACE J A Coakley, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Introduction Albedo is Latin, meaning whiteness. The albedo of a

  • 82 Pages Energy_Balance_Model_Surface
    Energy_Balance_Model_Surface

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    ENERGY BALANCE MODEL, SURFACE 747 Huang E, Williams E, Boldi R, et al. (1999) Criteria for sprites and elves based on Schumann resonance observations. Journal of Geophysical Research 104: 1694316964. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Phys

  • 14 Pages Radiosondes
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    1900 RADIOSONDES Further Reading Appenzeller C, Holton JR, and Rosenlof KH (1996) Seasonal variation of mass transport across the troposphere. Journal of Geophysical Research 101: 1507115078. Baumgartner S, Beer J, Suter M, et al. (1997) Chlorine 36

  • 4 Pages Origin_Oceans
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    ORIGIN OF THE OCEANS 2055 ORIGIN OF THE OCEANS K. K. Turekian, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Copyright ^ 2001 Academic Press doi:10.1006/rwos.2001.0417 Introduction The oceans and the salts dissolved in them probably all formed early in t

  • 9 Pages Upper_Ocean_Vertical_Structure
    Upper_Ocean_Vertical_Structure

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    3120 UPPER OCEAN VERTICAL STRUCTURE Gregg MC (1989) Scaling turbulent dissipation in the thermocline. Journal of Geophysical Research 94: 9686}9698. Langmuir I (1938) Surface motion of water induced by wind. Science 87: 119}123. Lighthill MJ and Pea

  • 7 Pages OTEC
    OTEC

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    OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION (OTEC) Marshall DP (1997) Subduction of water masses in an eddying ocean. Journal of Marine Research 55: 201}222. Marshall JC, Nurser AJG and Williams RG (1993). Inferring the subduction rate and period over the North

  • 3 Pages Radiation_Solar
    Radiation_Solar

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    RADIATION (SOLAR) 1859 Workshop Proceedings, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy, pp. 4553. Ulaby FT (1981) Microwave response of vegetation. In Kahle AB, Weill G, Carter WD (eds) Advances in Space Research, COSPAR Interdisciplinary Scientific Comm

  • 10 Pages Radiative_Transfer_Ocean
    Radiative_Transfer_Ocean

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    RADIATIVE TRANSFER IN THE OCEAN 2321 RADIATIVE TRANSFER IN THE OCEAN C. D. Mobley, Sequoia Scientific, Inc., WA, USA Copyright ^ 2001 Academic Press doi:10.1006/rwos.2001.0469 Introduction Understanding how light interacts with sea water is a f

  • 15 Pages Aerosols_Observations_Measurements
    Aerosols_Observations_Measurements

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    20 AEROSOLS / Observations and Measurements Further Reading Knott CG (ed.) (1923) Collected Scientific Papers of John Aitken L.L.D, F.R.S. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. McDonald WF (1938) Atlas of Climatic Charts of the Oceans. Washington,

  • 3 Pages Static_Stability
    Static_Stability

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    2114 STATIC STABILITY STATIC STABILITY J A Young, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved. monly equal to the restoring force per displacement, or B=dz in this case. Thus, if pressure effec

  • 3 Pages Air-Sea_Interaction_Freshwater_Flux
    Air-Sea_Interaction_Freshwater_Flux

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    AIRSEA INTERACTION / Freshwater Flux 75 combined approach may be taken into the future. The key to successful icing forecasting lies in understanding the physical processes resulting in supercooled liquid water production, how these processes relat

  • 3 Pages Air-Sea_Interaction_Momentum_Heat_Vapor_Fluxes
    Air-Sea_Interaction_Momentum_Heat_Vapor_Fluxes

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    AIRSEA INTERACTION / Momentum, Heat, and Vapor Fluxes 93 and Global Change, pp. 121172. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. IPCC (2001) Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis, Contribution of Working Group 1 to the Third Assessment Report of t

  • 3 Pages BL_Surface_Layer
    BL_Surface_Layer

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    BOUNDARY LAYERS / Surface Layer 305 Further Reading Arya SPS (1988) Introduction to Micrometeorology. New York: Academic Press. Garratt JR (1992) The Atmospheric Boundary Layer. New York: Cambridge University Press. Geiger R (1961) The Climate Near

  • 16 Pages Planetary_Atmos_Jupiter_all
    Planetary_Atmos_Jupiter_all

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    1730 PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES / Jupiter and the Outer Planets PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES Contents Jupiter and the Outer Planets Mars Venus Jupiter and the Outer Planets A P Showman, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA Copyright 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd

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