pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 57, Issue 1, pp 153–160 | Cite as

On the theory of the axially-symmetric, time-average, state of the atmosphere

  • Barry Saltzman
Article

Summary

A possible formal approach to a closed steady-state theory of the mean axially-symmetric variables is outlined. The approach involves alternating iterative solutions of the energy and momentum equations. In these equations the effects of transient eddy phenomena of all frequencies are assumed to be parameterized in terms of the mean symmetric variables.

Keywords

Atmosphere Momentum Equation Iterative Solution Formal Approach Symmetric Variable 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Saltzman
    • 1
  1. 1.The Travelers Research Center, Inc.HartfordUSA

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