2. Governing Equations

  1. Thomas Stacker and
  2. Kolumban Hutter

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118669181.ch2

Topographic Waves in Channels and Lakes on the f-Plane

Topographic Waves in Channels and Lakes on the f-Plane

How to Cite

Stacker, T. and Hutter, K. (2013) Governing Equations, in Topographic Waves in Channels and Lakes on the f-Plane, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1002/9781118669181.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1987

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783540176237

Online ISBN: 9781118669181

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Keywords:

  • Baroclinic coupling;
  • Equations of adiabatic fluid flow;
  • Modal equations and scale analysis;
  • TW-equation, orthogonal coordinate systems;
  • Vorticity, potential vorticity and topographic Rossby waves

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Equations of adiabatic fluid flow

  • Vorticity, potential vorticity, topographic Rossby waves

  • Baroclinic coupling - the two-layer model

  • Continuous stratification

  • TW-equation in orthogonal coordinate systems