Lecture12-Dynamics2

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MPO 551: Lecture 12 Dynamics (Chapter 7, Wallace and Hobbs)
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Primitive equations: Horizontal momentum balance
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Primitive equations: hydrostatic balance Hypsometric equation
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Primitive equations: Continuity equation (for diagnosing vertical motion) Also conservation for moisture NOTE relation to the ocean which is almost incompressible L H D(omega) > 0 D(omega) < 0 Why might the wind converge?
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Primitive equations: Thermodynamic eqn dq= In terms of theta
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Problem from Knutson and Manabe In steady state, how will the vertical motion in the warm pool change if
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course MPO 551 taught by Professor Zhang,c during the Summer '08 term at University of Miami.

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