Kuo-eliassen equation

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Kuo–Eliassen equation

A diagnostic equation, based on thermal wind balance, with a solution consisting of meridional cell circulations that are forced by eddy fluxes of heat and momentum and by diabatic processes.

Grotjahn, R. 1993. Global Atmospheric Circulations: Observations and Theories. 249–264.


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