absolute vorticity

absolute vorticity

[′ab·sə‚lüt vȯr′tis·ə·dē]
(fluid mechanics)
The vorticity of a fluid relative to an absolute coordinate system; especially, the vorticity of the atmosphere relative to axes not rotating with the earth.
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Absolute vorticity advection by geostrophic wind in 500 hpa level and 1000/500 thickness advection by geostrophic wind of 1000 hpa level can interpret development or decline of the system pressure.