Diagnosing Vorticity and Divergence in the Atmosphere
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This media helps students reinforce the concepts of geostrophic balance, divergence, and vorticity. It helps them draw a mental picture that will assist them in diagnosing vorticity and divergence in the real atmosphere.
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Lenz, Paul W. (Monterey, CA; Naval Postgraduate School, 2018-06);Submesoscale turbulence in the nearshore is observed with purpose-built drifters to perform Lagrangian measurements of the vorticity and divergence of flows with length scales under 300 meters and on-time scales of a few ...
Sauer, Erika Lauren. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1995-12);Quantitative predictions of surface extratropical cyclone development are correlated to the degree of upper-level forcing from 500 mb vorticity advection and 300 mb divergence. Although it is difficult to obtain an accurate ...
Pfeiffer, Karl; Meaney, Sherrill (2005-12-01);This media helps students reinforce the concepts of geostrophic balance, divergence, and vorticity. It helps them draw the big picture o diagnosing vorticity and divergence in the real atmosphere.