Sam Potter

Email: spotter at princeton dot edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF
Research interests:
General circulation of the atmosphere,
superrotation, tropical-extratropical interaction,
regional climate dynamics.

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Mitchell, Jonathan L., Geoffrey K. Vallis, and Samuel F. Potter, 2014: Effects of the seasonal cycle on superrotation in planetary atmospheres. ApJ, 787, 23 PDF | Official Link
Potter, Samuel F., Geoffrey K. Vallis, and Jonathan L. Mitchell, 2014: Spontaneous superrotation and the role of Kelvin waves in an idealized dry GCM. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 596-614. PDF | Official Link | AOFD Talk: with sound or slides only

Potter, Samuel F., Thomas Spengler, Isaac M. Held, 2013: Reflection of Barotropic Rossby Waves in Sheared Flow and Validity of the WKB Approximation. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 2170–2178. PDF | Official link