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Geophysical & Astrophysical Convection

1st Edition

Edited by Peter A Fox, Robert M. Kerr

CRC Press

480 pages

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Geophysical and Astrophysical Convection collects important papers from an international group of the world's foremost researchers in geophysical and astrophysical convection to present a concise overview of recent thinking in the field. Topics include: Atmospheric convection, solar and stellar convection, unsteady non-penetrative thermal convection, astrophysical convection and dynamos, dynamics of cumulus entertainment, turbulent convection: helical buoyant convection, transport phenomena, potential vorticity, rotating convective turbulence, and the modeling and simulation various types of convection and turbulence.

Table of Contents

Atmospheric Convection with Analogies in Astrophysics and the Laboratory Solar and Stellar Convection: A Perspective for Geophysical Fluid Dynamicists Unsteady Non-Penetrative Thermal Convection from Non-Uniform Surfaces Astrophysical Convection and Dynamos Dynamics of Cumulus Entertainment The 2/7 Law in Turbulent Thermal Convection Organization of Atmospheric Convection Over Tropical Oceans Images of Hard Turbulence Convection in Cloud-Topped Atmospheric Boundary Layers Solar Granulation: A Surface Phenomenon Turbulent Convection: What Has Rotation Taught Us? Helical Buoyant Convection Modeling Mantle Convection Turbulent Transport in Rotating Compressible Convection Potential Vorticity, Resonance and Dissipation in Rotating Convective Turbulence Numerical Simulations of Convection in Protosellar Accretion Disks A New Model for Turbulence: Convection, Rotation and 2D Transport Using Transilient Matrices

About the Editors

Peter A. Fox , Robert M. Kerr

About the Series

The Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI042000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science