Stochastic Models for the Kinematics of Moisture Transport and Condensation in Homogeneous Turbulent Flows

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O'Gorman, Paul A.; Schneider, Tapio;
(2006)
  • Publisher: American Meteorological Society
  • Subject: Caltech Library Services
    arxiv: Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

The transport of a condensing passive scalar is studied as a prototype model for the kinematics of moisture transport on isentropic surfaces. Condensation occurs whenever the scalar concentration exceeds a specified local saturation value. Since condensation rates are s... View more
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