The influence of a critical latitude on topographically forced stationary waves in a barotropic model.

S. Nigam, I. M. Held

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Abstract

A nondivergent barotropic model on a sphere is used to study the effects of a critical latitude on stationary atmospheric waves forced by topography. Linear and 'quasi-linear' calculations are performed with an idealized wavenumber 3 mountain and with realistic topography.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2610-2622
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of the Atmospheric Sciences
Volume40
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atmospheric Science

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