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Main Title Environmental hazards : the fluid dynamics and geophysics of extreme events /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Moffatt, H. K.
Shuckburgh, Emily.
Publisher World Scientific,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 587219946
ISBN 9789814313285; 9814313289; 9789814366991 (pbk.); 9814366994 (pbk.)
Subjects Climatic extremes--Congresses ; Atmospheric turbulence--Congresses ; Natural disasters--Congresses ; Fluid mechanics--Congresses
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QC981.8.C53S67 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/10/2012
Collation xiv, 315 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
"The Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the National University of Singapore hosted a Spring School on Fluid Dynamics and Geophysics of Environmental Hazards from 19 April to 2 May 2009. This volume contains the content of the nine short lecture courses given at this School..."--Back cover. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
A brief introduction to vortex dynamics and turbulence / H. Keith Moffatt -- Geophysical and environmental fluid dynamics / Tieh-Yong Koh and Paul F. Linden -- Weather and climate / Emily Shuckburgh -- Dynamics of the Indian and Pacific Oceans / Swadhin Behera and Toshio Yamagata -- The hurricane-climate connection / Kerry Emanuel -- Transport and mixing of atmospheric pollutants / Peter H. Haynes -- Extreme rain events in mid-latitudes / Gerd Tetzlaff, Janek Zimmer, and Robin Faulwetter -- Dynamics of hydro-meteorological and environmental hazards / A.W. Jayawardena -- Tsunami modeling and forecasting techniques / Pavel Tkalich and Dao My Ha -- Rogue waves / F. Dias, T.J. Bridges, and J.M. Dudley.