Session 8 The Brewer-Dobson Circulation

Thursday, 20 June 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Viking Salons DE (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 17th Conference on Middle Atmosphere

8:30 AM
A formulation of three-dimensional Transformed Eulerian-Mean equations applicable to both Rossby waves and gravity waves
Takenari Kinoshita, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Sato
8:45 AM
A New Method to Estimate Three-Dimensional Residual Mean Circulation in the Middle Atmosphere
Kaoru Sato, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Kinoshita and K. Okamoto
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
How can we best “observe” changes in the Brewer-Dobson circulation?
Eric A. Ray, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and F. Moore and K. H. Rosenlof
9:45 AM
The impact of changes in the strength of the Brewer-Dobson circulation on water entering the stratosphere
Stephan Fueglistaler, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and Y. S. Liu, T. Flannaghan, F. Ploeger, and P. H. Haynes
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