Linear effects of the nontraditional Coriolis terms on ITCZ-forced large-scale flow

  title={Linear effects of the nontraditional Coriolis terms on ITCZ-forced large-scale flow},
  author={H. Ong and P. Roundy},
  journal={arXiv: Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics},
  • H. Ong, P. Roundy
  • Published 2019
  • Physics, Geology
  • arXiv: Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics
This paper 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 inclusion of NCTs. The equations are derived using the following… Expand

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