Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics Group

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Publications (1990–1999)

2000-2010 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1991 | 1990 | 1970-1989


Bühler, O. and P. H. Haynes, 1999: Constraints on the mean mass transport across potential vorticity contours, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 942–947.

Bühler, O., M. E. McIntyre, and J. F. Scinocca, 1999: On shear–generated gravity waves that reach the mesosphere. Part I: Wave generation, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 3749–3763.

Bühler, O. and M. E. McIntyre, 1999: On shear–generated gravity waves that reach the mesosphere. Part II: Wave propagation, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 3764–3773.

Dritschel, D.G., L. M. Polvani, and A. R. Mohebalhojeh, 1999: The contour–advective semi–Lagrangian algorithm for the shallow water equations, Mon. Wea. Rev., 127, 1551–1565.

Esler, J. G. and P. H. Haynes, 1999: Baroclinic wave breaking and the internal variability of the tropospheric circulation, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 4014–4031.

Esler, J. G. and P. H. Haynes, 1999: Mechanisms for wave packet formation and maintenance in a quasigeostrophic two–layer model, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 2457–2490.

Magnusdottir, G. and P. H. Haynes, 1999: Reflection of planetary waves in three–dimensional tropospheric flows, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 652–670.

McIntyre, M. E., 1999: How far have we come in understanding the dynamics of the middle atmosphere? In: Proceedings of the 14th European Space Agency Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, ESA SP–437, ed. B. Kaldeich–Schürmann, ESA Publications Division, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Neufeld, Z., C. Lopez, and P. H. Haynes, 1999: Smooth–filamental transition of active tracer fields stirred by chaotic advection, Phys. Rev. Lett., 82, 2606–2609.

Souprayen, C., A. Garnier, A. Hertzog, A. Hauchecorne, and J. Porteneuve, 1999: Rayleigh–Mie Doppler wind lidar for atmospheric measurements: Part I: Instrumental setup, validation, and first climatological results, Applied Optics, 38, 2410–2421.

Souprayen, C., A. Garnier, A. Hertzog, A. Hauchecorne, and J. Porteneuve, 1999: Rayleigh–Mie Doppler wind lidar for atmospheric measurements: Part II: Mie scattering effect, theory, and calibration, Applied Optics, 38, 2422–2431.

Warner, C. D. and M.E. McIntyre, 1999: Toward an ultra–simple spectral gravity wave parameterization for general circulation models, Earth Planets Space, 51, 475–484.


Bühler, O., 1998: A shallow–water model that prevents nonlinear steepening of gravity waves, J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 2884–2891.

Bühler, O. and M. E. McIntyre, 1998: On non–dissipative wave–mean interactions in the atmosphere or oceans, J. Fluid Mech., 354, 301–343.

El–Zant, A. A. and B. Haßler, 1998: Dynamics of galaxies with triaxial haloes, New Astronomy, 3, 493–537.

Haynes, P. H., 1998: The latitudinal structure of the quasi–biennial oscillation, Q. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 124, 2645–2670.

Mo, R., O. Bühler, and M. E. McIntyre, 1998: Permeability of the stratospheric vortex edge: on the mean mass flux due to thermally dissipating, steady, non–breaking Rossby waves, Q. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 124, pp 2129–2148.

Mote, P. W., T. J. Dunkerton, M. E. McIntyre, E. A. Ray, P. H. Haynes, and J. M. Russell III, 1998: Vertical velocity, vertical diffusion, and dilution by midlatitude air in the tropical lower stratosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 8651–8666.

Scinocca, J. F. and P. H. Haynes, 1998: Dynamical forcing of stratospheric planetary waves by the tropospheric circulation, J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 2361–2392.

Tan, D. G. H., P. H. Haynes, A. R. MacKenzie, and J. A. Pyle, 1998: Effects of fluid–dynamical stirring and mixing on the deactivation of stratospheric chlorine, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 1585–1605.


Balluch, M. and P. H. Haynes, 1997: Quantification of lower stratospheric mixing processes using aircraft data, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 23487–23504.

Broutman, D., C. Macaskill, M. E. McIntyre, and J. W. Rottman, 1997: On Doppler–spreading models of internal waves, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 2813–2816.

Esler, J. G., 1997: Wave packets in simple equilibrated baroclinic systems, J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 2820–2849.

Haynes, P. H. and J. Anglade, 1997: The vertical–scale cascade in atmospheric tracers due to large–scale differential advection, J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 1121–1136.

Hunt, J. C. R., Y. Feng, P. F. Linden, M. D. Greenslade and S. D. Mobbs, 1997: Low Froude number stable flow past mountains (postscript draft), Il Nuovo Cimento C 20, 261–272.

McIntyre, M. E., 1997: Lucidity and science I: Writing skills and the pattern perception hypothesis, Interdisc. Sci. Rev., 22, 199–216.

McIntyre, M. E., 1997: Lucidity and science II: From acausality illusions and free will to final theories, mathematics, and music, Interdisc. Sci. Rev., 22, 285–303.

Sparling, L. C., J. A. Kettleborough, P. H. Haynes, M. E. McIntyre, J. E. Rosenfield, M. R. Schoeberl, and P. A. Newman, 1997: Diabatic cross–isentropic dispersion in the lower stratosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 25817–25829.

Thuburn, J. and D. G. H. Tan, 1997: A Parameterization of Mixdown Time for Atmospheric Chemicals, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 13037–13049.

Thuburn, J. and M. E. McIntyre, 1997: Numerical advection schemes, cross–isentropic random walks, and correlations between chemical species, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 6775–6797.

Warner, C. D. and M. E. McIntyre, 1997: Gravity wave spectral models and the shapes of gravity wave spectra at low vertical wavenumbers. In: Proc. NATO Adv. Res. Workshop ASI Series, Vol 1: Gravity Wave Processes and Their Parameterization in Global Climate Models, ed. K. Hamilton, Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 217–226.


Haynes, P. H., M. E. McIntyre, and T. G.Shepherd, 1996: Reply to `Comments on `On the "Downward Control" of Extratropical Diabatic Circulations by Eddy–induced Mean Zonal Forces'', by J. Egger, J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 2105–2107.

Mote, P. W., K. H. Rosenlof, M. E. McIntyre, E. S. Carr, J. C. Gille, J. R. Holton, J. S. Kinnersley, H. C. Pumphrey, J. M. Russell III, and J. W. Waters, 1996: An atmospheric tape recorder: The imprint of tropical tropopause temperatures on stratospheric water vapor, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 3989–4006.

Warner, C. D. and M. E. McIntyre, 1996: On the propagation and dissipation of gravity–wave spectra through a realistic middle atmosphere, J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 3213–3235.


Holton, J. R., P. H. Haynes, M. E. McIntyre, A. R. Douglass, R. B. Rood, and L. Pfister, 1995: Stratosphere–troposphere exchange, Rev. Geophys., 33, 403–439.

McIntyre, M. E., 1995: The stratospheric polar vortex and sub–vortex: Fluid dynamics and midlatitude ozone loss. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, 352, 227–240.


Greenslade, M. D., 1994: Strongly stratified airflow over and around mountains. In: Stably stratified flows: Flow and dispersion over topography, ed. by I.P. Castro and N.J. Rockliff, Clarendon Press, Oxford, pp. 25–37.

McIntyre, M. E., 1994: The Quasi–Biennial Oscillation (QBO): Some points about the terrestrial QBO and the possibility of related phenomena in the solar interior. In: The Solar Engine and its Influence on the Terrestrial Atmosphere and Climate, ed. E. Nesme–Ribes, Springer–Verlag 1994, Vol. 25 of NATO ASI Subseries I, Global Environmental Change, 3–540–58417–X, I/25.


McIntyre, M.E., 1993: Atmospheric dynamics: some fundamentals, with observational implications. In: The use of EOS for studies of atmospheric physics, Proc. Internat. School of Phys. Enrico Fermi, ed. J. C. Gille and G. Visconti, North Holland, pp. 313–386.

McIntyre, M. E., 1993: Isentropic distributions of potential vorticity and their relevance to tropical cyclone dynamics. In: Proc. ICSU/WMO Internat. Symp. on Tropical Cyclone Disasters, Beijing, ed. J. Lighthill, Z. Zheng, G. Holland, and K. Emanuel; Beijing, Peking University Press, pp. 143–156.


Haynes, P. H., C. J. Marks, M. E. McIntyre, T. G. Shepherd, and K. P. Shine, 1991: On the downward control of extratropical diabatic circulations by eddy–induced mean zonal forces, J. Atmos. Sci., 48, 651–678.


Haynes, P. H. and M. E. McIntyre, 1990: On the conservation and impermeability theorems for potential vorticity, J. Atmos. Sci., 47, 2021–2031.

McIntyre, M. E., 1990: Middle atmospheric dynamics and transport: some current challenges to our understanding. In: Dynamics, Transport and Photochemistry in the Middle Atmosphere of the Southern Hemisphere, ed. A. O'Neill; Dordrecht, Kluwer, pp. 1–18.