PBL Modeling
  • Brown, R.A.: 1970: A Secondary Flow Model for the Planetary Boundary Layer, J. Atmos. Sci. 27(5), 742-757.
  • Brown, R.A.: 1972: The Inflection Point Instability Problem For Stratified Rotating Boundary Layers. J. Atmos. Sciences , 29, 850-859.
  • Brown, R.A. : 1972: On the Physical Mechanism of the Inflection Point Instability. J. of Atmos. Sciences , 29, 984-986.
  • Brown, R.A. and F. Lee : 1972: A Shooting Method Application to the Stability Problem for Stratified Rotating Boundary Layers J. of Computational Physics , 10,(2), 107-122.
  • Brown, R.A.: 1974: Analytic Methods in Planetary Boundary Layer Modeling, Adam Hilger LTD., London, and Halstead Press, John Wiley and Sons, New York. 150 pp.

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    Translated and published in Chinese, 1982.
  • Brown, R.A.: 1974: Matching Classical Boundary Layer Solutions Toward A Geostrophic Drag Coefficient Relation. Bound. Layer Meteor., 7, 489-500.
  • Brown, R.A.: 1974: A Simple Momentum Integral Model. J. of Geophys. Res. 79, (27), 4076-4079.
  • Brown, R.A.: 1978; Similarity Parameters from First-Order Closure. Bound. Layer Meteor., 14, 3, 381-396.
  • Brown, R.A., 1980: Planetary Boundary Layer Modeling for AIDJEX. Ch. IV in Sea Ice Processes and Models , Univ. Press, R. Pritchard, Ed., Seattle, Wash. 474 pp.
  • Brown, R.A., 1980: Longitudinal Instabilities and Secondary Flows in the Planetary Boundary Layer: A Review; Rev. of Geophysics and Space Physics, 18 (3), 683-697
  • Brown, R.A., 1981: Evaluation of the SEASAT wind scatterometer. Nature, Vol. 294, 5843, pp. 704-707. With W.L. Jones, D.H. Boggs, E.M. Bracalente, T.H. Guymer, D. Shelton and L.C. Schroeder
  • Brown, R.A., 1981: On the Use of Exchange Coefficients and Organized Large Scale Eddies in Modeling Turbulent Flows', Bound. Layer Meteor., 20, 111-116
  • Brown, R.A., 1981: 'Modeling the Geophysical Drag Coefficient for AIDJEX: The Model and the Data', J. of Geophys. Res., 86, C3, 1989-1994
  • Brown, R.A.: 1982, 'On Two-Layer Models and the Similarity Functions for the PBL', Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 24, 451-463
  • Brown, R.A. and W.T. Liu, 1982: 'An Operational Large Scale Marine PBL Model', J. Applied Meteorol., 21(3), 261-269
  • Nuss, W. and R.A. Brown, 1987: Evaluation of Surface Winds and Flux Analysis in Mid-Latitude Marine Cyclones, J. Dynamics of Atmospheres/Oceans, 10, 291-315
  • Brown, R.A., 1990: Meteorology, Chapter 1 in Polar Oceanography, W.O. Smith, Ed., Academic Press, 406pp
  • Brown, R.A., 1990: Surface Fluxes in Air-Sea Interaction and Remote Sensing, Chapter 2 in Surface Waves and Fluxes: Current Theory, Eds. G.L. Geernaert and W.J. Plant, Kluwer Academic Pub., Dordrecht, 372pp
  • Mourad, Pierre and R.A. Brown, 1990: Multiscale large eddy states in weakly stratified planetary boundary layers, J. Atmos. Sci., 47, 4, 414-438
  • Brown, R.A., 1993: Fluid Mechanics of the Atmosphere, Academic Press, International Geophysics Series, 47, 460pp
  • Etling, Dieter and Brown, R.A., 1993: A Review of Large-Eddy dynamics in the Planetery Boundary Layer, Bound.-Layer Meteor., 65, 215-248
  • Foster, R.C. and R.A. Brown, 1994: 'On Large-Scale PBL Modelling: Surface Layer Models', The Global Atmosphere and Ocean System, 2, 185-198
  • Foster, R.C. and R.A. Brown, 1994: 'On Large-Scale PBL Modelling: Surface Wind and Latent Heat Flux Comparisons', The Global Atmosphere and Ocean System, 2, 199-219
  • Brown, R.A. and Ralph Foster, 1994: 'On PBL Models for general circulation models, The Global Atmos.-Ocean System, ( ), 2, 163-183
  • Dickinson, Suzanne, and R.A. Brown, 1996: Using SSMI/WETNET and ERS-1 data to analyze mid-latitude storms systems, J. Applied Meteor., 35, No. 6, 769-781.
  • Levy, Gad and Brown, R.A., 1998: Roll Signature in SAR Satellite Data: , pp 128-134, Chapter in Remote sensing of the Pacific Ocean by Satellites, Ed R.A. Brown, Southwood Press Pty Limited, Marrickville Australia, pp. 454
  • Drobinski, Phillipe, R.A. Brown, P.H. Flamant, and J. Pelon, 1998: Evidence of Organized Large Eddies by Ground-Based Doppler Lidar, Sonic Anemometer and Sodar, P. , Bound.-Layer Meteor., 88, 343-361.
  • Zeng, Lixin and R.A. Brown, 1998: On the Accuracy of Climatic Surface Winds, J. Applied Meteor. 37, No. 11 p 1412-1420
  • Brashers, B.A., 1998: Oceanic Latent Heat Flux from Satellite Data, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Washington. (Download PDF)
  • Ralph Foster, R.A. Brown and Amy Enloe, 1999: Baroclinic modification of mid-latitude marine surface wind vectors observed by the NASA scatterometer, J. Geophys. Res., Oceans, 104. n 24, 31225-31235.
  • Flamant, C., J. Pelon, B. Brashers, and R. A. Brown, 1999: Evidence of a Mixed-Layer Dynamics Contribution to the Entrainment Process., Bound.-Layer Meteor., 93, 47-73.
  • Brown, R.A., 2000: Subgrid Scale Dynamics; and Measurements and Remote Sensing, Chapters in Wind Stress Over the Ocean, Ed. I. Jones, R.A. Brown co-author with nine others, Australian Press, about 300 pp.
  • Zeng, Lixin and R.A. Brown, 2001: Planetary Boundary Layer Model Winds Comparison with Dropwindsonde Observations in Tropical Cyclones, accepted by J. Applied Meteor., 40, 10, 1718-1723.
  • Brown, R.A., 2002: Scaling Effects in Remote Sensing Applications and the Case of Organized Large Eddies, Canadian Jn. Remote Sensing, 28, 340-345.