The available‐enthalpy cycle. I: Introduction and basic equations

@article{Marquet2003TheAC,
  title={The available‐enthalpy cycle. I: Introduction and basic equations},
  author={Pascal Marquet},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={129}
}
  • P. Marquet
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
A diagnostic package is derived from the concept of specific available enthalpy, leading to the definition of a local and complete energy cycle. It is useful to understand the transformations of energy occurring at any particular pressure level or pressure layer of a limited‐area domain. The global version of this diagnostic tool is very similar to the cycle of Lorenz, but the local counterpart contains several additional terms, with zonal, eddy and static‐stability components close to… 

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