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Trends and Directions in Climate Research, Volume 1146. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • ID: 2178916
  • Book
  • February 2009
  • Region: United States
  • 500 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This volume examines future strategies in meteorology and climatology that involves the whole atmospheric and related communities: scientists, service providers, manufacturers and users.

While the central focus is the application of meteorology for society this volume also addresses a wide spectrum of scientific and application topics in atmospheric sciences atmosphere and the water cycle, forecasting the weather from one day to one year ahead, climatology, and meteorology and society.

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Introduction: Luis Gimeno, Ricardo García–Herrera, and Ricardo M. Trigo.

1. Ship′s Logbooks in Climatological Research: Reflections and Prospects: Dennis Wheeler and Ricardo García–Herrera.

2. The ENSO signal in the stratosphere: Natalia Calvo, Ricardo Garcia–Herrera, Rolando R. Garcia.

3. Hemispheric asymmetries in the Quasi–biennial Oscillation signature on the mid–high latitude circulation of the stratosphere: C. Peña–Ortiz , R. García–Herrera , P. Ribera , N. Calvo.

4. Cryosphere–atmosphere interaction related to NAO variability and change: Roxana Bojariu, Ricardo Garcia Herrera , Luis Gimeno, Tingjun Zhang, Oliver W. Frauenfeld.

5. The role of stochastic forcing on the behaviour of the Thermohaline circulation: M.N. Lorenzo, J.J. Taboada, I. Iglesias and I. Alvarez.

6. Are Reanalysis data useful to calculate Climate Indices over South America?: Amanda Sabatini Dufek, Tércio Ambrizzi and Rosmeri P. Rocha.

7. Classifications of atmospheric circulation patterns: recent advances and applications: Radan Huth, Christoph Beck, Andreas Philipp, Matthias Demuzere, Zbigniew Ustrnul, Monika Cahynová, Jan Kyselý, and Ole Einar Tveito.

8. The Intra–Americas Seas Low–Level Jet: Overview and Future Research: Jorge A. Amador.

9. Large Scale Factors in Tropical and Extratropical Cyclone Transition and Extreme Weather Events: Alexandre Bernardes Pezza and Ian Simmonds.

10. North Atlantic wind and cyclone trends and their impact in the European precipitation and Atlantic significant wave height: Ricardo M. Trigo, Maria A. Valente, Isabel F. Trigo, Pedro Miranda, Alexandre M. Ramos, Daniel Paredes, Ricardo García–Herrera.

11. A climatology based on reanalysis of baroclinic developmental regions in the extratropical Northern Hemisphere: Laura de la Torre, Raquel Nieto, Marta Noguerol, Juan Antonio Añel, Luis Gimeno.

12. Identification and Climatology of Cut–off Lows near the Tropopause: R. Nieto, M. Sprenger, H. Wernli, R. Trigo, and L. Gimeno.

13. The estimation of probable maximum precipitation: the case of Catalonia: M.Carmen Casas, Raül Rodríguez, Raquel Nieto, and Angel Redaño.

14. Daily rainfall variability over Northeastern Argentina in the La Plata River Basin: Norberto O. García, Raúl A. Pedraza.

15. Spatio–temporal upwelling trends along the Canary Upwelling System (1967 2006): M. Gómez–Gesteira, M. de Castro, I. Álvarez, M. N. Lorenzo, J.L.G. Gesteira & A.J.C. Crespo.

16. Impacts of Climate change and Variability on European Agriculture: results of inventory analysis in COST 734 countries: Simone Orlandini, Josef Eitzinger, Vesselin Alexandrov, Leonidas Toulios, Pierluigi Calanca, Miroslav Trnka, and Joergen Olesen.

17. Advances in Urban Climate Modeling: Julia Hidalgo, Valéry Masson, Alexander Baklanov, Grégoire Pigeon, Luis Gimeno.

Index of Contributors

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Luis Gimeno
Ricardo García–Herrera
Ricardo Machado Trigo
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