Proceedings Volume 2014

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2014 Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

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Climate Physics and Dynamics

Antonello Provenzale, Raffaele Ferrari, and Glenn Flierl, Directors
Kerry Emanuel and Geoffrey Vallis,Principal Lecturers
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA  02543

Lecture Notes taken by GFD Fellows

Principal Lectures

Preface (pdf)

Preface 2014

Lecture 1 (pdf)

Elements of Radiative Transfer

Lecture 2 (pdf)

Energy Balance and the Troposphere

Lecture 3 (pdf)

Convective Heat Transfer I

Lecture 4 (pdf)

Radiative-Convective Equilibrium and Tropopause
Height

Lecture 5 (pdf)

Convective Heat Transfer II

Lecture 6 (pdf)

Water and Radiation in the Climate System

Lecture 7 (pdf)

Stability of RCE and Rotating RCE

Lecture 8 (pdf)

Horizontal Convection

Lecture 9 (pdf)

The Deep Ocean Circulation

Lecture 10a (pdf)

The Hadley Cell

Lecture 10b (pdf)

Rossby Waves and Surface Winds

Fellow's Reports

The Role of Mixed Layer Instabilities in Submesoscale Turbulence (pdf)

Jörn Callies, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography

Thermobaric Effects on Double-Diffusive Staircases (pdf)

Erica Rosenblum, University of California, San Diego

Vortex Filament Dynamics (pdf)

Jim Thomas, New York University