Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere

Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere

Editor(s): John Lin, Dominik Brunner, Christoph Gerbig, Andreas Stohl, Ashok Luhar, Peter Webley

Published Online: 29 MAR 2013

Print ISBN: 9780875904900

Online ISBN: 9781118704578

DOI: 10.1029/GM200

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 200.

Trajectory-based ("Lagrangian") atmospheric transport and dispersion modeling has gained in popularity and sophistication over the previous several decades. It is common practice now for researchers around the world to apply Lagrangian models to a wide spectrum of issues.

Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere is a comprehensive volume that includes sections on Lagrangian modeling theory, model applications, and tests against observations.

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

  • Comprehensive coverage of trajectory-based atmospheric dispersion modeling
  • Important overview of a widely used modeling tool
  • Sections look at modeling theory, application of models, and tests against observations

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Turbulent Dispersion: Theory and Parameterization

  2. Part 2: Transport in Geophysical Fluids

    1. Chapter 11

      Moisture Sources and Large-Scale Dynamics Associated With a Flash Flood Event (pages 111–126)

      Margarida L. R. Liberato, Alexandre M. Ramos, Ricardo M. Trigo, Isabel F. Trigo, Ana María Durán-Quesada, Raquel Nieto and Luis Gimeno

  3. Part 3: Applications of Lagrangian Modeling: Greenhouse Gases

    1. Chapter 16

      The Use of a High-Resolution Emission Data Set in a Global Eulerian-Lagrangian Coupled Model (pages 173–184)

      T. Oda, A. Ganshin, M. Saito, R. J. Andres, R. Zhuravlev, Y. Sawa, R. E. Fisher, M. Rigby, D. Lowry, K. Tsuboi, H. Matsueda, E. G. Nisbet, R. Toumi, A. Lukyanov and S. Maksyutov

    1. Chapter 17

      Toward Assimilation of Observation-Derived Mixing Heights to Improve Atmospheric Tracer Transport Models (pages 185–206)

      Roberto Kretschmer, Frank-Thomas Koch, Dietrich G. Feist, Gionata Biavati, Ute Karstens and Christoph Gerbig

  4. Part 4: Atmospheric Chemistry

  5. Part 5: Operational/Emergency Modeling

    1. Chapter 25

      Review and Validation of MicroSpray, a Lagrangian Particle Model of Turbulent Dispersion (pages 311–328)

      G. Tinarelli, L. Mortarini, S. Trini Castelli, G. Carlino, J. Moussafir, C. Olry, P. Armand and D. Anfossi

    1. Chapter 26

      Lagrangian Models for Nuclear Studies: Examples and Applications (pages 329–348)

      D. Arnold, P. Seibert, H. Nagai, G. Wotawa, P. Skomorowski, K. Baumann-Stanzer, E. Polreich, M. Langer, A. Jones, M. Hort, S. Andronopoulos, J. G. Bartzis, E. Davakis, P. Kaufmann and A. Vargas

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