A mathematical theory of large-scale atmosphere/ocean flow /

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Author / Creator:Cullen, Michael J. P.
Imprint:London : Imperial College Press, c2006.
Description:xiii, 259 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subject:Dynamic meteorology.
Dynamic meteorology -- Mathematics.
Rossby waves.
Rossby waves -- Mathematics.
Atmospheric circulation -- Mathematics.
Ocean circulation -- Mathematics.
Atmospheric circulation -- Mathematics.
Dynamic meteorology.
Rossby waves.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5899427
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The governing equations and asymptotic approximations to them
  • 3. Solution of the semi-geostrophic equations in plane geometry
  • 4. Solution of the semi-geostrophic equations in more general cases
  • 5. Properties of semi-geostrophic solutions
  • 6. Application of semi-geostrophic theory to the predictability of atmospheric flows
  • 7. Summary.