A vortex dynamics perspective on stratospheric sudden warmings

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Matthewman, N. J.;
(2009)
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    arxiv: Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics | Condensed Matter::Superconductivity

A vortex dynamics approach is used to study the underlying mechanisms leading to polar vortex breakdown during stratospheric sudden warmings (SSWs). Observational data are used in chapter 2 to construct climatologies of the Arctic polar vortex structure during ... View more
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