A Lagrangian Model for Baroclinic Genesis of Mesoscale Vortices. Part I: Theory

Davies-Jones, Robert
March 2000
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences;3/1/2000, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p715
Academic Journal
Focuses on a study which solved approximately the problem of weakly stratified weak shear flow over or under obstacles by using a Lagrangian approach that obtains solutions on isentropic or Bernoulli surfaces. Barotropic and baroclinic vorticity; Range of the validity of the primary-secondary flow approach; Conclusions.


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