GLOBAL TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS [electronic resource] / by Eugene A. Sharkov.

Sharkov, Eugene A. [Browse]
2nd ed. 2012.
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2012.
1 online resource (637 p.)


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This book presents the first physical findings of an investigation into the spatio-temporal characteristics of the global tropical cyclogenesis. Since Global Tropical Cyclogenesis was first published in 2001, many important scientific results have been obtained using methods and techniques developed by the author, including: the detection of the global tropical cyclogenesis as a main element of poleward heat transport in the terrestrial atmosphere; the evolution tropical activity in equatorial precipitable water fields; and scales of interactions between solar activity and global tropical cyclogenesis. These are all explained, together with the new scientific knowledge gained from the study of spatial-temporal properties of the global tropical cyclogenesis which affects satellite oceanography, atmosphere physics, ocean engineering, air-sea interaction and ocean remote sensing. Professor Sharkov gives findings from the Russian scientific airplane-based remote sensing expeditions to the Far East over the Pacific and the several scientific marine expeditions to the tropics as part of major research projects of the Russian Academy of Sciences. A principal feature of the book is the integrated description of spatial-temporal and structure properties of atmosphere catastrophes. Emphasis is placed on the physical aspects of breaking processes necessary to judge the possibilities and limitations of remote sensing methods in monitoring and mitigating natural hazards. The author includes numerous practice applications and illustrations taken from air-borne, ship-borne and laboratory up-to-date experiments. New chapters cover the possible impact of solar activity and effects of tropical cyclones on the upper atmosphere, time series and cumulative functions of global tropical cyclogenesis over 25 years, ionosphere and tropical cyclones activity, instability genesis in compress and saturated moist air atmosphere and complex satellite and in-situ "Scenario-TC" and "Global-RT" databases. A new Appendix gives quantitative data on spatio-temporal features of global and regional tropical cyclogenesis from 1983 to 2008.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Global Tropical Cyclogenesis; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Figures; Tables; Abbreviations and acronyms; 1 Introduction: Scientific and applied rationales for the study of tropical cyclogenesis; 1.1 INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS ON TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS STUDY; 1.2 PRESENT STATE OF THE ART OF TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS STUDY; 1.2.1 What do we know?; 1.2.2 What do we not know?; 1.2.3 What tools are available to us now?; 2 Global tropical cyclogenesis as a stochastic process; 2.1 INFORMATION SIGNAL MODEL: SIMULATION, CUMULATION
  • 2.2 ANNUAL SINGLE-COMPONENT STOCHASTIC MODEL OF GLOBAL TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS2.2.1 Time series and cumulative functions of global tropical cyclogenesis; 2.2.2 Probability model and its parameters; 2.2.3 Interannual variabilities; 2.2.4 Poisson random model; 2.3 ANNUAL TWO-COMPONENT STOCHASTIC MODEL OF GLOBAL TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS; 2.3.1 Two-component probability model and its parameters; 2.3.2 Interannual variabilities for the two-component model; 2.4 TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS OF THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN HEMISPHERES; 2.4.1 Time series and cumulative functions for hemisphere cyclogenesis
  • 2.4.2 Probability model and its parameters2.4.3 Intermittency coefficient and ''true'' intensity; 2.4.4 Interannual variability between northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere cyclogenesis; 2.5 EVOLUTION OF TROPICAL CYCLONE INITIAL FORMS AS A STOCHASTIC PROCESS; 2.5.1 Simulation of an information signal; 2.5.2 Time series of the intensity of initial and mature forms; 2.5.3 Probability models of the intensity of initial and mature forms; 2.5.4 Integral intensity of processes; 2.5.5 Rate of hurricane formation; 2.5.6 Regional features of Pacific cyclogenesis
  • 2.5.7 Regional features of Indian Ocean cyclonic activity2.5.8 Regional features of Atlantic Ocean cyclogenesis; 2.6 LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURE OF GLOBAL TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS; 2.6.1 Spatiotemporal variability in global cyclogenesis; 2.6.2 Intra-annual variation of global cyclogenesis; 2.6.3 Spatial structure of generation centers; 2.7 HIERARCHICAL STRUCTURE OF GLOBAL TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS; 2.7.1 Main properties and examples of wavelet transform; 2.7.2 Wavelet patterns of global tropical cyclogenesis; 2.8 HIERARCHICAL STRUCTURE OF POPULAR SERVICE SYSTEMS
  • 2.8.1 Critical parameter of traffic services2.8.2 Forming a time series for the traffic process; 2.8.3 Wavelet patterns of disruption to traffic intensity; 2.8.4 Possible physical models; 2.9 MAGNETOSPHERE PROCESSES AND GLOBAL TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS; 3 Regional tropical cyclogenesis; 3.1 PACIFIC TROPICAL CYCLOGENESIS AS A STOCHASTIC PROCESS; 3.1.1 Probability models of Pacific cyclogenesis intensity; 3.1.2 Interannual variability of Pacific cyclogenesis; 3.1.3 Intermittency coefficient and the true intensity of Pacific cyclogenesis
  • 1-283-44810-6
  • 9786613448101
  • 3-642-13296-0
  • 10.1007/978-3-642-13296-4
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