Up-gradient eddy fluxes of potential vorticity near the subtropical jet

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Birner, T.; Thompson, D. W. J.; Shepherd, T. G.;
  • Publisher: American Geophysical Union
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1002/2013GL057728
  • Subject:
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

The role of eddy fluxes in the general circulation is\ud often approached by treating eddies as (macro)turbulence.\ud In this approach, the eddies act to diffuse certain quasiconservative quantities, such as potential vorticity (PV), along isentropic surfaces in the fre... View more
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