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Large-scale semigeostrophic equations for use in ocean circulation models

  • Rick Salmon (a1)

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Hamiltonian approximation methods yields approximate dynamical equations that apply to nearly geostrophic flow at scales larger than the internal Rossby deformation radius. These equations incorporate fluid inertia with the same order of accuracy as the semi-geostrophic equations, but are nearly as simple (in appropriate coordinates) as the equations obtained by completely omitting the inertia.

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