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.

Synopsis:

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.