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Turbulent transfer in the lower atmosphere.

Charles Henry Brian Priestley

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Published
**1968**
by University of Chicago Press in Chicago
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Written in English

- Atmospheric turbulence,
- Thermodynamics

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 117-125.

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Pagination | 130 p. illus. ; |

Number of Pages | 130 |

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Open Library | OL20638455M |

Chapter 3 Adaptive Imaging / 77 Calculation and Minimization of Image Distortions / 78 Imaging in an atmosphere-telescope system / 78 Minimization of the width of a turbulent PSF / 81 Study of Angular Resolution and Contrast in Large Residual Wavefront Distortions / except that the convection is unable to reach the bottom by the time the heating season returns (Figure ). Likewise, the lower atmosphere cools during the night, and by morning the ground is covered by a layer of cold air. When the sun rises, the ground absorbs the solar radiation and heats the atmosphere from below, gradually erasing the night-File Size: KB.

transport ultimately dominate the horizontal turbulent exchange. In Eq. (4), we also neglected the contributions of molecular and radiation heat transfer to the heat balance of the CBL. The first one is very small in the atmosphere compared to the turbulent heat transfer, whereas the radiation effects are omitted for simplicity. Principally, they. governed by turbulence in the lower atmosphere, which is generated by both shear and buoyancy forces (Obukhov ; Monin and Obukhov ). It is often assumed that the turbulent transport of heat (as well as other scalars, such as water vapor and CO 2) is similar to the turbulent transport of momentum, given that the same eddies are.

Wallace began his career in the s as a land surveyor in Wales, during one of the most turbulent eras of British history.: During its turbulent history it had known dozens of presidents, but their efforts to rule had been fruitless, invariably with blood flowing.: The book is a well-balanced account of both the baseball of the '30s and the larger social history of that turbulent era. The transfer function of the filter was selected to produce a desired velocity turbulent intensity and the sampling rate. Campbell’s work is documented in the BDM minimum horizontal extent) has been traversed, before it can return to a lower severity level. Size: 2MB.

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