Vol. 29, No. 4
August 2018

Table of Contents

Terrestrial, Atmospheric and
Oceanic Sciences (TAO)

ISSN:
1017-0839 (Print)
2311-7680 (Online)
 

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  • Assessment of the cloud liquid water from climate models and reanalysis using satellite observations
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    • Most GCMs exclude precipitating liquid
    • Caution is needed when using CloudSat’s liquid water content (LWC) data
    • CMIP5 LWC simulations show little or no improvement relative to CMIP3
    • Author(s): Jui-lin F. Li, Seungwon Lee, Hsi-Yen Ma, G. Stephens, and Bin Guan
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2018.07.04.01
    • Keywords: GCM, LWC, CloudSat, CMIP5
  • Changes of tropical precipitation and convective structure under global warming projected by CMIP5 model simulations
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    • Future precipitation and convective structure changes in the Tropics under global warming are examined
    • Thermodynamic effect follows the CC scaling in determining precipitation changes
    • Dynamic effect dictates regional precipitation changes
    • Author(s): Hsiao-Wei Liu, Jia-Yuh Yu, and Chao-An Chen
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2017.11.29.01
    • Keywords: Tropical regional precipitation changes, Moisture budget, Global warming
    • Citation: Liu, H.-W., J.-Y. Yu, and C.-A. Chen, 2018: Changes of tropical precipitation and convective structure under global warming projected by CMIP5 model simulations. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 29, 429-440, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2017.11.29.01
  • Convective-stratiform rainfall separation of Typhoon Fitow (2013): A 3D WRF modeling study
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    • Partition rainfall into eight types in the 3D WRF model
    • Combined those eight rain types into convective-stratiform rainfall
    • Conduct CFAD analysis, surface precipitation and cloud microphysical budgets
    • Author(s): Huiyan Xu, Guoqing Zhai, and Xiaofan Li
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2017.10.11.01
    • Keywords: Convective and stratiform rainfall, Surface precipitation budget equation, Vertical velocity, Cloud microphysical budget, 3D WRF model
    • Citation: Xu, H., G. Zhai, and X. Li, 2018: Convective-stratiform rainfall separation of typhoon Fitow (2013): A 3D WRF modeling study. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 29, 315-329, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2017.10.11.01
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  • Measurements of diffusion coefficient of methane in water/brine under high pressure
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    • Raman spectroscopy is applied to measure diffusion coefficient of methane
    • Diffusion coefficient of methane in brine under high pressure is measured
    • MD simulation is performed to calculate the diffusion coefficient of methane
    • Author(s): Yen-An Chen, Che-Kang Chu, Yan-Ping Chen, Lee-Shin Chu, Shiang-Tai Lin, and Li-Jen Chen
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2018.02.23.02
    • Keywords: Diffusion coefficient, Methane, Brine, Molecular dynamics simulation
  • Seasonal variations in virioplankton and picoplankton in semi-enclosed and open coastal waters
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    • We analyze flow cytometry (FCM) data to clearly distinguish two groups of viruses
    • VLP1 was most dominant in the viral community
    • Hydrographic conditions might influence the relationship between VLP1 and bacteria
    • Author(s): An-Yi Tsai, Gwo-Ching Gong, and Hongbin Liu
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2018.01.31.01
    • Keywords: Viruses, Heterotrophic bacteria, Synechococcus spp., Picoeukaryotes, Turbidity
    • Citation: Tsai, A.-Y., G.-C. Gong, and H. Liu, 2018: Seasonal variations in virioplankton and picoplankton in semi-enclosed and open coastal waters. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 29, 465-472, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2018.01.31.01
  • Growth-controlling mechanisms on heterotrophic bacteria in the South China Sea shelf: Summer and Winter patterns
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    • Bacterial growth (Bμ) in tropical shelf-sea was controlled by temperature and substrate supply
    • Bottom-up processes control Bμ in the warm season across the continental shelf
    • Temperature primarily controls Bμ in inner-shelf during cold season
    • Author(s): Eleanor S. Austria, Chao-Chen Lai, Chia-Ying Ko, Kuo-Yuan Lee, Hsiang-Yi Kuo, Tzong-Yueh Chen, Jen-Hua Tai, and Fuh-Kwo Shiah
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2018.01.19.01
    • Keywords: Bacteria, Continental shelf, DOC, Microbial loop, Primary production, South China Sea, Tropical shelf-sea
    • Citation: Austria, E. S., C.-C. Lai, C.-Y. Ko, K.-Y. Lee, H.-Y. Kuo, T.-Y. Chen, J.-H. Tai, and F.-K. Shiah, 2018: Growth-controlling mechanisms on heterotrophic bacteria in the South China Sea shelf: Summer and Winter patterns. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 29, 441-453, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2018.01.19.01
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  • Introduction to the special issue on recent advances and developments in atmospheric electricity
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    • Author(s): Cheng-Ling Kuo, Alfred Bing-Chi Chen, Rue-Ron Hsu, Lou-Chuang Lee
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2017.07.21.01
    • Keywords: ISUAL/FORMOSAT2, Transient luminous events (TLEs), Space electricity, Atmospheric electricity
    • Citation: Kuo, C.-L., A. B.-C. Chen, R.-R. Hsu, and L.-C. Lee, 2017: Introduction to the special issue on recent advances and developments in atmospheric electricity. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 28, I-III, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2017.07.21.01
  • The spatial distribution of hydrogen ions at topside ionosphere in local daytime
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    • Peak H+ ions occur at winter hemisphere in topside ionosphere in local daytime
    • Solstitial asymmetry in H+ is enhanced at DEMETER altitude
    • The transition height reduces quickly at 10-20°N in solar minimum
    • Author(s): Xuhui Shen and Xuemin Zhang
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2017.06.30.01
    • Keywords: Hydrogen ion, Topside ionosphere, Seasonal asymmetry, DEMETER satellite
    • Citation: Shen, X. and X. Zhang, 2017: The spatial distribution of hydrogen ions at topside ionosphere in local daytime. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 28, 1009-1017, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2017.06.30.01
  • GPS TEC fluctuations over Tromsø, Norway, in the solar minimum
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    • Fp ≥ 50 occurs when irregularities distribute in the E region or in the E and F regions
    • Strong irregularities (Fp ≥ 200) almost only occur in the magnetic disturbance period
    • The Fp variation relates to the sunlight and the magnetotail geometry
    • Author(s): Wei-Sheng Chen, Chien-Chih Lee, Fang-Dar Chu, and Wai-Leong Teh
    • DOI: 10.3319/TAO.2017.04.24.01
    • Keywords: TEC fluctuations, Aurora, Highlatitude irregularities
    • Citation: Chen, W.-S., C.-C. Lee, F.-D. Chu, and W.-L. Teh, 2017: GPS TEC fluctuations over Tromsø, Norway, in the solar minimum. Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 28, 993-1008, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2017.04.24.01
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