Waves in the Atmosphere

  • Guido Visconti


In the previous chapters we have already found wavelike dynamical manifestation in the atmosphere such as Rossby waves. These waves are a consequence of the conservation of absolute vorticity in the sense we have considered the effect of Earth rotation but not the presence of gravity.


Phase Velocity Group Velocity Gravity Wave Zonal Wind Rossby Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Visconti
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of AquilaCoppito, L’ AquilaItaly

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