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The baroclinic, variable eddy viscosity Ekman layer - An approximate analytical solution
Uppsala University, Teknisk-naturvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences.
1998 (English)In: BOUNDARY-LAYER METEOROLOGY, ISSN 0006-8314, Vol. 87, no 3, 363-380 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The WKB method is used in conjunction with the variation of parameters technique to find an approximate analytical solution for Ekman layers with eddy viscosity and horizontal pressure gradient that are each variable with height from the surface. Behavio

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KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL , 1998. Vol. 87, no 3, 363-380 p.
Keyword [en]
baroclinic; eddy diffusivity; eddy viscosity; Ekman layer; WKB; BOUNDARY-LAYER
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Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-28167OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-28167DiVA: diva2:56063
Addresses: Berger BW, Univ Minnesota, Dept Soil Water & Climate, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, St Paul, MN 55108 USA. Univ Calif Irvine, Dept Mech & Aerosp Engn, Irvine, CA 92697 USA. Uppsala Univ, Dept Meteorol, Uppsala, Sweden.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-14

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