Scaling and computation of smooth atmospheric motions

  title={Scaling and computation of smooth atmospheric motions},
  author={G. L. Browning and H.-0. KREISS},
We introduce a general scaling of the inviscid Eulerian equations which is satisfied by all members of the set of adiabatic smooth stratified atmospheric motions. Then we categorize the members into mutually exclusive subsets. By applying the bounded derivative principle to each of the subsets, we determine the specific scaling satisfied by that subset. One subset is midlatitude motion which is hydrostatic and has equal horizontal length scales. Traditionally, the primitive equations have been… CONTINUE READING