Atmosphere Ocean Science Student Seminar
Isentropic Circulation and Mass Transport in the Atmosphere
Speaker: Marguerite Brown, PhD Student, Courant Institute
Location: Warren Weaver Hall 1314
Date: Friday, November 30, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
I'll be giving an overview/a bit of history on different frameworks forthinking about general circulation of the atmosphere, and some of thequestions which informed the choices in frameworks. The focus will be onbaroclinic instability in the midlatitudes and the mass flux in isentropiccoordinates.