Professor Adrian Matthews School of Environmental Sciences and School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
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Adrian Matthews

Five most recent publications
Professor of Meteorology in the School of Environmental Sciences and School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia Xu G, Osborn TJ, Matthews AJ, 2017: Moisture transport by Atlantic tropical cyclones onto the North American continent. Climate Dyn., 48, 3161-3182. Abstract
Address School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia
Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
Baranowski DB, Flatau MK, Flatau PJ, Matthews AJ, 2016: Phase locking between atmospheric convectively coupled equatorial Kelvin waves and the diurnal cycle of precipitation over the Maritime Continent. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 8269-8276. Abstract
Phone +44-(0)1603-593733 Baranowski DB, Flatau MK, Flatau PJ, Matthews AJ, 2016: Impact of atmospheric convectively-coupled Kelvin waves on upper ocean variability. J. Geophys. Res., 121, 2045-2059. Abstract
Email a.j.matthews@uea.ac.uk Birch CE, Webster S, Peatman SC, Parker DJ, Matthews AJ, Li Y, Hassim ME, 2016: Scale interactions between the MJO and the western Maritime Continent. J. Climate, 29, 2471-2492. Abstract
Internet http://envam1.env.uea.ac.uk/ van der Wiel K, Matthews AJ, Joshi M, Stevens DP, 2016: The influence of diabatic heating in the South Pacific Convergence Zone on Rossby wave propagation and the mean flow. Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 142, 901-910. Abstract

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Atmospheric heating over Indonesia due to latent heat release in thousands of convective cumulonimbus clouds triggers equatorial waves. An equatorial Kelvin wave propagates eastward over the Pacific, and an equatorial Rossby wave propagates westward over the Indian Ocean.
More information: Used as in interpretive framework in Matthews AJ, 2000: Propagation mechanisms for the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 126, 2637-2652. Originally from Gill AE, 1980: Some simple solutions for heat-induced tropical circulation. Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 106, 447-462.

Teaching and administration   I teach on several modules in the School of Environmental Sciences and School of Mathematics, including ENV-4015Y Mathematics for Scientists A, MTHB5006A Mathematics for Scientists B, ENV-5008A Meteorology I, ENVK5010B Weather Applications with Fieldcourse, MTHD6018B (MTHD7018B) Dynamical Meteorology (with Advanced Topics). Director of Research in the School of Environmental Sciences.
Created: Sun Sep 24 02:03:38 2017