# Linear effects of nontraditional Coriolis terms on intertropical convergence zone forced large‐scale flow

@article{Ong2019LinearEO, title={Linear effects of nontraditional Coriolis terms on intertropical convergence zone forced large‐scale flow}, author={Hing Ong and Paul E. Roundy}, journal={Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society}, year={2019}, volume={145}, pages={2445 - 2453} }

This article promotes a measure to validate the hydrostatic approximation via scaling the nontraditional Coriolis term (NCT) in the zonal momentum equation. To demonstrate the scaling, this study simulates large‐scale flow forced by a prescribed heat source, mimicking the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) using a linearized forced‐dissipative model. The model solves two similar equations, between which the only difference is the inclusion of NCTs. The equations are derived using the…

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