anticyclonic


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anticyclonic

[¦an·tē‚sī¦klän·ik]
(meteorology)
Referring to a rotation about the local vertical that is clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere, undefined at the Equator.
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Variation in the structure of the anticyclonic gyres found in the Alboran Sea.
The current field surrounding EI showed the presence of cyclonic and anticyclonic mesoscale eddies, where the contact area between mesoscale eddies had the largest current magnitude (Fig.
Due to these LC sinusoidal oscillations, the anticyclonic (or cyclonic) vorticities from the western Gulf pulls some of the LC water into its rotation, thus initiating water detachment from the LC.
On the western side of the Gulf, a depression of the thermocline resulted from the advection of warm surface waters on their way to the Gulf's interior as they form an anticyclonic gyre.
1000m3) of the 15 most abundant species in the cores of the cyclonic (CIC) and anticyclonic (ACIC), and adjacent oceanic zones (ZON-INT) during the CHAOT-I cruise in the Gulf of Mexico Especies/Estaciones CIC ACIC ZON-INT Farranula gracilis 1550 1480 1514 Mecynocera clausi 761 1293 850 Oithona plumifera 549 1279 828 Clausocalanus furcatus 806 1049 772 Lucicutia flavicornis 779 633 790 Calocalanus pavo 577 1055 820 Temara stylifera 509 885 639 Haloptilus longicornis 642 527 510 Oithona setigera 703 658 491 Oncaea conifera 607 243 580 Oncaea venusta 205 498 180 Subeucalanus subcrassus 478 70 587 Corycaeus lautus 263 584 295 Macrosetella gracilis 193 407 342 Scolecithrix danae 442 177 369
We have therefore listed all the anticyclonic eddies with weak surface expression crossing the JFA during autumn.
Yiou, 2018: Attribution of wintertime anticyclonic stagnation contributing to air pollution in western Europe [in "Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective"].
Anticyclonic cores prevail between 35 and 40oS limiting cold front activity to similar latitudes while also assisting lower level moist advection toward the mid-continental heat-inspired surface trough, i.
A small new red anticyclonic oval in the South Tropical Zone was heading for a conjunction with the Great Red Spot in late June or early July.
The basic dynamic structure documented was a two-layer structure, with inflow (convergence) and cyclonic vorticity from the surface up to approximately 400 hPa, capped by a layer characterized by divergence and anticyclonic vorticity.
Moist air advection across much of Namibia remains well supported by a mid-layer anticyclonic core sitting just above the moist air band at some 17000 to 20000 feet.
The book also contains several chapters devoted entirely to theory, covering such topics as the dynamics of individual spots, the formation and evolution of anticyclonic circulations, global patterns of activity, and what drives the jet streams.