The research areas below include links
to sample papers in each area.
El Niño/Southern oscillation
Midlatitude ocean-atmosphere interaction
Climate variations on interannual and longer time scales
Monsoon theory as a problem in ocean-atmosphere-land interaction
Thermohaline circulation-atmosphere interaction
Land-surface climate interaction
Tropical atmospheric dynamics for tropical climate problems
Interaction between moist convection and large-scale motions
Tropical precipitation change under global warming
Stochastic moist convection
Hurricanes & mesoscale convective systems
Hierarchical ocean-atmosphere-land modeling
Hybrid coupled models
Quasi-equilibrium Tropical Circulation Models (QTCMs)
Tropical Atmospheric Dynamics:
Selected links to abstracts and paper downloads.
Chou, C., J. D. Neelin, J.-Y. Tu, and C.-T. Chen:
Regional tropical precipitation
change mechanisms in ECHAM4/OPYC3 under global warming.
J. Climate, (accepted 12/05).
Neelin, J. D., and J.-Y. Yu, 1994:
Modes of tropical variability under convective adjustment and
the Madden-Julian oscillation. Part I: Analytical results.
J. Atmos. Sci., 51, 1876-1894.
Lin, J. W.-B., J. D. Neelin, and N. Zeng, 2000:
Maintenance of tropical intraseasonal variability: Impact of evaporation-wind feedback
and midlatitude storms.
J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 2793-2823.