baroclinic model

baroclinic model

[¦bar·ə¦klin·ik ′mäd·əl]
(meteorology)
A concept of stratification in the atmosphere, involving surfaces of constant pressure intersecting surfaces of constant density.
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To further examine evidence for such a linkage, we have conducted experiments with a linear baroclinic model (LBM) (Peng and Whitaker 1999; appendix A) forced by an idealized pattern of tropical heating anomalies similar to the observed pattern over the Indian and western Pacific Oceans and imposed on a climatological March basic state (Fig.
In this paper, the ability of the two parameters baroclinic model is proven to predict the trajectory of the hurricane Alma 1996.