Multiscale Convection-Coupled Systems in the Tropics

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Multiscale Convection-Coupled Systems in the Tropics

A Tribute to Dr. Michio Yanai
Robert G. Fovell
Wen-wen Tung
Copyright: 2017
ISBN: 978-1-944970-04-8
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Language: English
Publisher: American Meteorological Society
Edition: First
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This monograph was inspired by the life and work of Professor Michio Yanai, a seminal figure and dedicated mentor in tropical meteorology. Conceived initially at the Michio Yanai Symposium held in January 2011 as “lessons” organized around the principal research areas that attracted Yanai’s attention and passion, this collection represents both a lasting tribute to the Professor and his legacy, and a useful reference for scientists in all stages of their careers.

Among the many topics included in this volume are:
• Reviews of tropical clouds and convection
• Equatorial waves
• Tropical cyclones
• Monsoon flows
• Madden-Julian oscillation
• Multiscale modeling and analyses
• The role of the Tibetan Plateau on climate

Also included are personal reminiscences from Professor Taroh Matsuno and a biographical sketch of Professor Yanai’s life led by Professor Steven Esbensen, one of Professor Yanai’s earliest students during his forty-year career at UCLA.

Robert G. Fovell

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

Wen-wen Tung

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana