Direction of hurricane beta drift in horizontally sheared flows

Wang, Bin; Li, Xiaofan
June 1997
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences;6/1/97, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p1462
Academic Journal
Uses numerical experiments with a single-layer, primitive equation model to assess the impacts of linear environmental shears on beta drift direction. Dependence of the drift angle on environmental shears; Vorticity tendency equation for beta gyres; Dynamic processes and factors determining beta drift direction.


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