Winter school 2016- supplementary material

Please note that this page will be continuously updated up to, during, and after the Winter School week so be sure to keep checking it for new material.

Winter School Schedule

Click on the schedule to view as a pdf.

Winter School Welcome Pack

Useful information about Monash, winter school accommodation, social events, transportation and important contact details. Click here to download the Welcome Pack.

Recommended reading

Principal textbook

Laing and Evans (2016): Introduction to Tropical Meteorology. 2nd Edition.A Comprehensive Online & Print Textbook. (you need to register first to gain access)

Recommended for Lecture 2- Equations and scaling at low latitudes

Chapter 3.1  General Principles of Atmospheric Motion

Recommended for Lecture 10- MJO

4.1.1 The Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) Tropical cyclones: Intraseasonal Modulation by the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO)

Recommended for Lecture 13- Climate Change

Hartmann, D.L., A.M.G. Klein Tank, M. Rusticucci, L.V. Alexander, S. Brönnimann, Y. Charabi, F.J. Dentener, E.J. Dlugokencky, D.R. Easterling, A. Kaplan, B.J. Soden, P.W. Thorne, M. Wild and P.M. Zhai, 2013: Observations: Atmosphere and Surface. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

Chapter 2. Atmosphere and Surface.
Chapter 11. Near-term Climate Change: Projections and Predictability ( Tropical Circulation, Atmospheric Extremes)

References for Climate Change Lecture

Lecture slides

Lecture 1- Introduction to the tropics (Ailie Gallant)

Lecture 2- Equations and scaling at low latitudes (Michael Reeder)

Lecture 3- Review of diabatic processes (Christian Jakob)

Lecture 5- Wave motion in the tropics (Shayne McGregor)

Lecture 6- Monsoons (Josephine Brown)

Lecture 7- Tropical Cyclones (Elizabeth Ritchie)

Lecture 8 & 9- ENSO + ENSO practical (Dietmar Dommenget)

Lecture 10- MJO (Andrew Marshall)

Lecture 12- Organized convection (Todd Lane)

Lecture 13- Climate change (Andrea Taschetto)

More coming soon.



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