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Unformatted text preview: To understand this, we need to look at he spin of the ocean water (or air!) and the spin of the earth Vorticity Spin) on weather maps Vorticity maximum: along the trough axis to left of the strongest flow. Both shear and curvature terms are positive Vorticity minimum: along the ridge axis to right of the strongest flow. Both shear and curvature tems are negative...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course ATOC 1060 taught by Professor Keen,richa during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.
- Spring '07