baroclinicity

baroclinicity

[‚bar·ə·klə′nis·əd·ē]
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enhanced baroclinicity, anomalous relative vorticity, and static stability), historic debate has shown that we must accept a certain degree of freedom in the practical definition of a front.
e] front no longer necessarily indicates a zone of enhanced baroclinicity.
Specifically, there was low-level baroclinicity evident over the four state region, and a low-level trough over the Rockies.
These indicies are empirical estimates of the stability and/or baroclinicity in the lower troposphere.
1) The barotropic motion was studied in the previous experimental runs, whereas the role of the baroclinicity is still open to question.
The ACRE-induced increases in the vertical flux of wave activity are consistent with enhanced upper-tropospheric baroclinicity and baroclinic wave amplitudes.
3b) shows a very similar, although slightly more noisy, anomaly pattern, indicating that the variability of the lower-tropospheric baroclinicity (measured by the Eady growth rate) is important for the variability of the upper-tropospheric jet frequency.
Although the threshold performs well in the majority of cases without appreciable environmental baroclinicity, the potential for development is underestimated by up to 27% for systems undergoing tropical transition.
Furthermore, in situ observations can also promote the study of the formation of the SCS warm current in the intermediate ocean layer of the northern SCS, which is mainly controlled by baroclinicity combined with topography and is normally referred to as the joint effect of baroclinicity and relief (JEBAR).
Cold anomalies in this region tend to generate stronger-than-normal baroclinicity, thereby contributing to cold upper-level lows, which enhance African easterly wave recurvature in the eastern part of the basin.