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) : Stoker,J. J.

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 154

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 earth's crust; Nonexistence of shear waves in the earth's core; Gravity waves in a thin sheet of viscous fluid; Temperature profile of the solar wind.

Descriptors :   (*GEOPHYSICS, SYMPOSIA), (*ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, REPORTS), EARTH(PLANET), MOTION, HYDROLOGY, AIR MASS ANALYSIS, WEATHER FORECASTING, MICROBAROMETRIC WAVES, TURBULENCE, TROPICAL CYCLONES, LITHOSPHERE, MOUNTAINS, SOLAR WIND

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE