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General circulation of Jupiter"s atmosphere

by Francis Rust Wooldridge

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English

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  • Meteorology

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    Open LibraryOL25390966M

      Jupiter's atmosphere is one of the key science targets for NASA's Juno mission, which began orbiting the planet in The spacecraft is looking to . NFYKU General Circulation of the Atmosphere. Volume / Education. MSc Programme in Physics. Content. This is a fundamental course in climate physics. The purpose is to give the student an overview and understanding of the averaged circulation and structure/state of the atmosphere. One main point is the identification of the role of.

    The Atmosphere of Jupiter. Jupiter’s atmosphere is the largest in the Solar System. Molecular Hydrogen and Helium make up most of its atmosphere as well as small amounts of ammonia, methane, hydrogen sulfide and water. Gases such as nitrogen sulfur, noble gas and oxygen can also be found in the planet. The gaseous part of the atmosphere. A new general circulation model of Jupiter's atmosphere based on the UKMO Unified Model: Three-dimensional evolution of isolated vortices and zonal jets in mid-latitudes.

    Charbonneau, D., Atmospheric circulation of hot Jupiters: Coupled radiative- dynamical general circulation model simulations of HDb and HDb, Astrophys. lecture 3: general circulation of the atmosphere transport and transformat ion general goa l: to un derstand the interplay between atmospheric motion s and atmospheric chemistry example: for a relatively inert material the distribution of the gas is cont rolled by transport. given enough time the material will be uniformly mixed through the File Size: 1MB.


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General circulation of Jupiter"s atmosphere by Francis Rust Wooldridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

The warm air rising from the equator eventually begins to spread horizontally, which creates those wide, windy circulation cells. On either side of the Doldrums are the Hadley cells - one for each.

The atmosphere of Jupiter is the largest planetary atmosphere in the Solar is mostly made of molecular hydrogen and helium in roughly solar proportions; other chemical compounds are present only in small amounts and include methane, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide and gh water is thought to reside deep in the atmosphere, its directly measured concentration is very low.

A minimal mean-field theory of the general circulation of the atmosphere, then, must account quantitatively for the mutual dependence of eddy fluxes and mean fields such as mean meridional Author: Tapio Schneider.

The general circulation of the atmosphere In this chapter we return to our discussion of the large-scale circulation of the atmosphere and make use of the dynamical ideas developed in the previous two chapters to enquire into its cause.

We begin by reviewing the demands on the atmospheric circulation imposed by global energy and angular mo-File Size: 1MB. The General Circulation of the Atmosphere Isaac M.

Held and GFD/ Fellows Figure 1: Mid-tropospheric vertical motion in an idealized dry atmospheric model with a zonally symmetric climate, forced as described in [7].

The entire sphere is shown. Note the wave-like structures in midlatitudes (with a NE/SW tilt in the Northern subtropics and the. General circulation of Jupiters atmosphere book 5: Atmospheric General Circulation Basic Structures and Dynamics General Circulation in the Troposphere General Circulation in the Stratosphere Wind-Driven Ocean Circulation.

surface wind distribution in the atmosphere. No:the three-cell model can not explain the circulation pattern in the upper troposphere. (planetary wave motions. General Circulation of the Atmosphere. Climate and general circulation of the atmosphere are related to: Energy balance Transport processes The three cell model Energy Balance.

Related to the balance of the incoming solar radiation and the outgoing terrestrial radiation emitted by the earth.

THE GENERAL CIRCULATION OF THE ATMOSPHERE neglect seasonal and diurnal1 variations, and assume maximum solar input at the equator, even though the subsolar point (Fig. ) migrates between the two Tropics through the course of a year. Thus we shall consider the response of an atmosphere on a longitudinally uniform, rotating, planet.

General circulation of Jupiter's atmosphere. Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. some content may be lost due to the binding of the book. Addeddate Call number ocm Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II line Meteorology rPages:   Numerical Experiment on the General Circulation.

The invention of the electronic computer and its application to solve meteorological problems from about the middle of the last century marked the beginning of a new era in studies of the general circulation of the atmosphere. A minimal mean-field theory of the general circulation of the atmosphere, then, must account quantitatively for the mutual dependence of eddy fluxes and mean fields such as mean meridional temperature gradients.

We do not have such a theory. I review our present understanding of the general circulation of the atmosphere,File Size: KB.

polar circulation cells (not visible in Figure 1c). Instead of Hadley’s hemispheric circulation cells extending from equatorial regions to high latitudes, there are thus three circulation cells in each hemisphere, at least two of which are due to eddy fluxes. A theory of the general File Size: KB.

Atmospheric circulation is the large-scale movement of air and together with ocean circulation is the means by which thermal energy is redistributed on the surface of the Earth. The Earth's atmospheric circulation varies from year to year, but the large-scale structure of its circulation remains fairly constant.

This course examines diagnostic studies of the Earth's atmosphere and discusses their implications for the theory of the structure and general circulation of the Earth's atmosphere.

It includes some discussion of the validation and use of general circulation models as atmospheric analogs. Atmospheric Circulation of Hot Jupiters from one type of model alone. This lesson applies equally to hot Jupiters: a hierarchy of models ranging from simple to complex will be necessary to build a robust understanding.

Here we review our current understanding of atmospheric circulation on hot Jupiters. We use a three-dimensional General Circulation Model to solve for the atmospheric structure of two hot Jupiters (HD b and HD b), assuming rotation periods that are1, or 2 times their orbital periods ( and days, respectively), including the effect of variable stellar heating.

Theories of how Earth's surface climate may change in the future, of how it may have been in the past, and of how it is related to climates of other planets must build upon a theory of the general circulation of the atmosphere.

The view of the atmospheric general circulation presented here focuses not on Earth's general circulation as such but on a continuum of idealized circulations with. what is the dominant circulation pattern in jupiters atmosphere (i.e.

at the visible "surface") A. Alternating bands of eastward and westward flow parallel to the equator, with light and dark ovals between the flows B. uniform eastward flow of the entire atmosphere, with occasional dark storms and turbulent swirls.

atmospheric circulation on these fascinating objects. Basic considerations Despite the complexity of atmospheric circulation, there exists a year history of work in atmospheric dynamics on solar-system planets that can guide our understanding of hot Jupiters. Di erences between hot Jupiters and solar-system giants:Jupiter,Saturn,Uranus.

General Atmospheric Circulation. Planet. Space Sci.Vol. pp. to Pergamon Press Ltd. Printed in Northern Ireland ON THE CIRCULATION OF THE ATMOSPHERES OF JUPITER AND SATURN* R. HIDE Department of Geology and Geophysics and Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.U.S.A.

(Received 5 February ) Abstracthe planetary-scale atmospheric circulations Cited by:   It’s hard to explain what the atmosphere of Jupiter is, since the planet is 90% hydrogen and 10% helium. Here on Earth, we’d consider those gasses all .Therefore, we present a systematic study of hot Jupiters on highly eccentric orbits using the SPARC/MITgcm, a model which couples a three-dimensional general circulation model (the MITgcm) with a plane-parallel, two-stream, non-gray radiative transfer model.