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Climate regimes on terrestrial planets within a hierarchy of dynamical models

Read, P. L.; Lewis, S. R.; Mendonca, J.; Montabone, L.; Mulholland, D. P.; Ruan, T. and Wang, Y. (2012). Climate regimes on terrestrial planets within a hierarchy of dynamical models. In: Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets , 25-28 June 2012, Boulder, Co, USA.

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We present an overview of the circulation regimes that may be exhibited in simplified and full-physics GCMs. These include cases that correspond to Earth, Mars, Titan, and Venus, classified by dimensionless numbers such as the thermal Rossby number.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Authors
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
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Item ID: 33960
Depositing User: Stephen Lewis
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2012 09:23
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2016 19:00
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