next up previous contents
Next: Introduction Up: The Neelin-Zeng Quasi-Equilibrium Tropical Previous: Shortwave radiation

Summary of Model Formulation


Contents reprinted (with a few revisions) from: Neelin, J. D., and N. Zeng, 1997: The simplest quasi-equilibrium tropical circulation model--formulation. Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on Climate Variations (Climate 7), 2-7 February, 1997, Long Beach, California, Amer. Met. Soc., pp. 4-7.

Note that there are some notational differences between this summary and the Neelin and Zeng J. Atmos. Sci. article [1]. Where there are conflicts, the variable names given in the J. Atmos. Sci. article should be considered the authoritative version.


Johnny Wei-Bing Lin
Wed Aug 26 16:58:31 PDT 1998