Numerical simulations of nonlinear baroclinic instability with a spherical wave-mean flow model
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Numerical simulations of nonlinear baroclinic instability with a spherical wave-mean flow model by Chunzai Wang

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  • Baroclinicity -- Mathematical models.,
  • Atmospheric waves -- Mathematical models.,
  • Damping (Mechanics) -- Mathematical models.,
  • Drag (Aerodynamics) -- Mathematical models.

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Statementby Chunzai Wang.
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Pagination70 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages70
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Open LibraryOL15207947M

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