Disturbances and eddy fluxes in Southern Hemisphere flows: linear theory.

J. S. Frederiksen

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The instability characteristics of Southern Hemisphere zonally averaged flows are studied for January, May and August basic states in a spherical, inviscid, adiabatic, quasi-geostrophic multilevel model. The growing disturbances may have considerably more complex growth rate curves, structures and momentum and heat fluxes than found for idealized single jet and Northern Hemisphere flows. - from Author

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)673-689
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of the Atmospheric Sciences
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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