Chapter 7. Angular Momentum of Atmospheric Winds

  1. Dr. Nikolay S. Sidorenkov

Published Online: 27 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627721.ch7

The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes

The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes

How to Cite

Sidorenkov, N. S. (2009) Angular Momentum of Atmospheric Winds, in The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627721.ch7

Author Information

  1. Hydrometcenter of Russia, Bolshoy Predtechensky 11-13, 123242 Moscow, Russ. Federation

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408757

Online ISBN: 9783527627721

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Keywords:

  • atmospheric winds;
  • zonal winds;
  • axial angular momentum;
  • nutations;
  • zonal wind velocity;
  • angular momentum of atmospheric winds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Functions of the Angular Momentum of the Atmosphere

  • Climatic Data

  • Axial Angular Momentum (Reanalysis Data)

  • Estimations of Seasonal Variations in the Earth's Rotation

  • Equatorial Angular Momentum of Atmospheric Winds

  • Atmospheric Excitation of Nutations