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Meteorology
Meteorology
Basic Model & Units
The Conservation Laws
Basic Equations
Cyclones, Vorticity & Circulation
The Boundary Layer
Midlatitude Synoptic Systems
Linear Perturbation Theory
Numerical Forecasting
Energetics & Stability
General Circulation
Dynamics of the Stratosphere
Tropical Meteorology
Rain, Snow & Hail
Rainbows & Mirages
Lightning & Thunder
Computational
Meteorology
History of
Meteorology
Clouds
Other
Topics
The Basics
The History of Meteorological Analysis
Flux and Transfer in Meteorology
The Time Derivative of a Vector in a Rotating Frame of Reference
The Gradient Wind Approximation
The Scale Analysis of the Primitive Momemtum Equations
Derivation of the Thermal Wind Equation
The Pressure Tendency Equation
The Change of Variables
in Meteorological Equations
The Kelvin Equation
The Lorenz Energy Diagram
The Flatness of the Underside of Clouds
Cyclones, Vorticity and Circulation
The Vorticity of a Vortex
The Direction of Winds Around Low Pressure and High Pressure Systems
A Derivation of the Vorticity Equation
The Acquisition of Rotation by a Contracting Feature in a Revolving System
The Global Torque on Hurricanes Which Generates Their Typical Trajectories
The Paths of Hurricanes and Other Tropical Cyclones
The Equations of Motion for a Hurricane
The Structural Equation of a Tropical Cyclone
The Recurvature of the Paths of Cyclones Due to Their Forced Precession with the Rotation of the Earth
Does the Rising or Falling of an Air Parcel Generate Vorticity?
The Poleward Acceleration of Meteorological Vortices Due to Forced Precession
Midlatitude Synoptic Systems
The North Atlantic Oscillation: Theory and Observation
The North Pacific Oscillation: Theory and Observation
Computational Meteorology and Numerical Forecasting
The Source of Error for Noncentered Finite Difference Approximations of Derivatives in Differential Equations
The Nature of the Instability Problem of
Centered Difference Approximations of Derivatives
in Numerical Solution of Differential Equations
Aliasing
The Use of Forward Finite Differences in the Solution of Nonlinear Differential Equations
The Relationship Between Dispersion Relations
for Continuous and Discretized Models
Nonlinear Computational Instability
The Relationship of Solutions
to Partial Differential Equations and
the Corresponding Finite Difference Schemes
Rainbows & Mirages
Refractive Angles for Rainbows
The Variety of Rainbows
The Angle of Elevation, Radius and Center of Curvature of Rainbows
The Order of Colors in Rainbows
Rain, Snow and Hail
Historical Rainfall Statistics
for San Jose, California
The Catastrophic Dam Failures in China
in August of 1975
Raindrop and Snowflake Size Distributions
Cloud Droplet Size Change by Diffusion
History of Meteorological Analysis
The History of Meteorological Analysis
Clouds
The Creation of Discrete Clouds
The Flatness of the Undersides of Clouds
Other Topics
Berner's Theory of the Role of Plants
in the Carboniferous-Permian Glaciation
Derivation of the Elevation Angle of the Sun as a Function of Latitude, Time of Day and Time of Year
The Shallow Water Wave Equations
Rossby Waves
The Omega Equation for Estimating Vertical Flow
The Geostrophic Wind Approximation
The Derivation of the Quasi-geostrophic Model
Geopotential Tendency and Divergence
Kolmogorov's Energy Spectrum for Turbulence
The Angular Momentum of a Rankine Vortex on a Sphere
2D Internal Gravity Waves
The Derivation of the Two-Layer (Five-Level) Baroclinic Model
Analysis of the Two-Layer (Five-Level) Baroclinic Model
The Derivation of the Continuously Stratified Baroclinic Model of the Atmosphere
The Brunt-Väisälä Bouyancy Frequency
Mikhail I. Budyko's Ice-Albedo Feedback Model
The Solenoid Terms of the Vorticity Equation in Meteorology
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