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Meteorological Monographs

Cloud Systems, Hurricanes, and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)

A Tribute to Joanne Simpson

Editors: Tao, Wei-Kuo (Ed.)

  • Dedicated to Dr. Joanne Simpson, pioneer in tropical meteorology
  • Important documentation of the professional career of a renowned meteorologist
  • Peer reviewed by experts
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This book is a tribute to a pioneer in tropical meteorology research, Dr. Joanne Simpson. It is a recollection of some of the high points of her career, from her fifty years of investigating hurricanes and clouds to her management of the crutial and highly successful TRMM project (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission), a joint mission between the NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • The Research of Dr. Joanne Simpson: Fifty Years Investigating Hurricanes, Tropical Clouds, and Cloud Systems

    Tao, W.-K. (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Joanne Simpson: An Ideal Model of Mentorship

    Pielke, Roger A.

    Pages 17-24

  • What We Have Learned about Field Programs

    Lemone, Margaret A.

    Pages 25-35

  • From Hot Towers to TRMM: Joanne Simpson and Advances in Tropical Convection Research

    Houze, Robert A.

    Pages 37-47

  • Some Views On “Hot Towers” after 50 Years of Tropical Field Programs and Two Years of TRMM Data

    Zipser, Edward J.

    Pages 49-58

Buy this book

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  • ISBN 978-1-878220-63-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cloud Systems, Hurricanes, and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
Book Subtitle
A Tribute to Joanne Simpson
Editors
  • Wei-Kuo Tao
Series Title
Meteorological Monographs
Copyright
2003
Publisher
American Meteorological Society
Copyright Holder
American Meteorological Society
eBook ISBN
978-1-878220-63-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-878220-63-9
Series ISSN
0065-9401
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
234
Number of Illustrations and Tables
121 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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