Accession Number:

AD0766827

Title:

Some Problems in Geophysics.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

NEW YORK UNIV N Y COURANT INST OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

154.0

Abstract:

Contents The gyroscopic motions of the earth Flood waves in rivers and reservoirs Frontal motion in the atmosphere Mountain winds Atmospheric predictability Geostrophic vortex motion and applications The upper boundary condition for gravity waves in the atmosphere Numerical simulation of the life cycle of tropical cyclones A mountain building model Turbulence Progressive gravity waves on a sphere Turbulence spectra and vortex formation Dynamo theory Linear and nonlinear magneto-elastic wave motion Viscosity of the earths crust Nonexistence of shear waves in the earths core Gravity waves in a thin sheet of viscous fluid Temperature profile of the solar wind.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE