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Predictability and prediction of tropical cyclones on daily to interannual time scales
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07-03)
The spatial and temporal complexity of tropical cyclones (TCs) raises a number of scientific questions regarding their genesis, movement, intensification, and variability. In this dissertation, the principal goal is to ...
Observed decadal variations of the zonal mean hygropause and its relationship to changes in the transport barrier
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-24)
This study examines the long-term record of lower stratospheric water vapor focusing on the 20-year data record from the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment II (SAGE II). The SAGE II zonal monthly mean water vapor ...
On the water uptake of atmospheric aerosol particles
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-18)
The feedbacks among aerosols, clouds, and radiation are important components for understanding Earth's climate system and quantifying human-induced climate change, yet the magnitude of these feedbacks remain highly uncertain. ...