Preface.- Chapter 1. Simple dynamic frameworks for tropical
atmosphere and ocean.- Chapter 2. Role of air-sea interaction in
shaping tropical mean climate.- Chapter 3. Madden-Julian
oscillation.- Chapter 4. Tropical cyclone formation.- Chapter 5.
Dynamics of El-Nino-southern oscillation.- Chapter 6. Monsoon
dynamics and its interactions with ocean.
Tim Li is professor of Meteorology in the University of
Hawaiia at Manoa. His research interests are Climate dynamics,
Atmosphere-ocean interaction, ENSO dynamics, Asian-Australian
monsoon variability, Tropospheric Biennial Oscillation (TBO),
Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), MJO and tropical cyclone dynamics. He
has published more than 200 professional referred papers and has
more then eighteen years experience teaching Dynamic Meteorology
and Tropical Climate Dynamics and Modeling at the University of
Pang-Chi Hsu is professor at the College of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology. Her research interests are Global monsoon and climate change, Dynamics of Madden-Julian Oscillation, and Subseasonal to seasonal prediction.