UW Department
of Applied Mathematics

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Ka-Kit Tung

Atmospheric Sciences. Geophysical fluid mechanics. Theory of stationary long waves in the atmosphere: nonlinear dynamics, variability and predictability; initiation and persistence of blocking. Barotropic and baroclinic instabilities. Nonlinear baroclinic adjustment. Dynamics of tracer transport in the stratosphere; zonally averaged model of circulation, radiation and chemistry in isentropic coordinates; Antarctic circulation and ozone hole. Stratospheric circulation. Extra-tropical Quasi-Biennial Oscillations. Inverse methods for atmospheric source gases. Water-vapor feedback issues in global warming. Nonlinear Hadley circulation in troposphere. Geostrophic turbulence. Solar-climate connection. Global warming.

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