Polar Vortices in Planetary Atmospheres

  title={Polar Vortices in Planetary Atmospheres},
  author={Dann M. Mitchell and Richard K. Scott and William J. M. Seviour and Stephen I. Thomson and Darryn W. Waugh and Nicholas A. Teanby and E. R. Ball},
  journal={Reviews of Geophysics},
Among the great diversity of atmospheric circulation patterns observed throughout the solar system, polar vortices stand out as a nearly ubiquitous planetary‐scale phenomenon. In recent years, there have been significant advances in the observation of planetary polar vortices, culminating in the fascinating discovery of Jupiter's polar vortex clusters during the Juno mission. Alongside these observational advances has been a major effort to understand polar vortex dynamics using theory… 



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