A group-kinetic theory with a closure by memory loss for modeling turbulence in the atmosphere and the oceans

  title={A group-kinetic theory with a closure by memory loss for modeling turbulence in the atmosphere and the oceans},
  author={Chan Mou Tchen and Willard J. Pierson},
  journal={Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics},
SummaryThe principle of the group-kinetic method is elucidated. This method of renormalization serves as the basis for analyzing the spectral structure of turbulence. The spectral distributions include the Kolmogoroff lawk−5/3 for isotropic turbulence, the power lawk−1 for shear turbulence, the spectrum for stratified turbulence not in the power law form, the power lawk−3 for two-dimensional geostrophic turbulence, and the power lawsk−3,k−2 andk−5 for two-dimensional Rossby wave turbulence with… Expand
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