By YOSHI K. SASAKI (Eds.)
The previous couple of many years have obvious a unbelievable progress within the use of variational tools, essentially the most vintage and stylish tools in actual and mathematical sciences, as strong instruments of optimization and numerical research. The super accumulation of knowledge at the use of variational equipment within the sector of the geosciences, such as meteorology, oceanography, hydrology, geophysics and seismology, indicated the necessity for the 1st symposium on Variational tools in Geosciences to be geared up and held in Norman on October 15-17, 1985. the worth of this symposium used to be stronger by means of the variety of stimulating and informative papers provided
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Of Conventional and Gary L. Achtemeier, H. T. Ochs, III, S. Q. Kidder, and R. W. , Champaign, IL 61820 (USA) ABSTRACT This paper presents a summary of the theory and some assimilation results for a variational objective analysis for the diagnosis of cyclone systems. We use the variational method of undetermined multipliers to derive the Euler-Lagrange equations necessary to create a dynamically consistent hybrid data set. Multivariate variational objective analyses with satellite data are compared with initial analyses and the observations to determine the accuracy and sensitivity of the assimilation to different variables.
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