Rossby wave

onda de Rossby; onda larga; onda planetaria

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  • Rossby wave — Rossby (or planetary) waves are giant meanders in high altitude winds that are a major influence on weather. Their emergence is due to shear in rotating fluids, so that the Coriolis force changes along the sheared coordinate. In planetary… …   Wikipedia

  • Rossby wave — ▪ meteorology       in meteorology, large horizontal atmospheric undulation that is associated with the polar front jet stream and separates cold, polar air from warm, tropical air. These waves are named for Carl Gustaf Arvid Rossby (Rossby, Carl …   Universalium

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  • Rossby, Carl-Gustaf Arvid — ▪ American meteorologist born Dec. 28, 1898, Stockholm, Swed. died Aug. 19, 1957, Stockholm       Swedish American meteorologist whose innovations in the study of large scale air movement and introduction of the equations describing atmospheric… …   Universalium

  • Rossby parameter — The Rossby parameter is a number used in geophysics and meteorology which arises due to the northward variation of the Coriolis force caused by the spherical shape of the Earth. It is important in the generation of Rossby waves.The Rossby… …   Wikipedia

  • Rossby-Welle — Rossby Wellen, auch als planetarische Wellen bezeichnet, sind großräumige Wellenbewegungen im Ozean oder der Erdatmosphäre. Das den planetaren Wellen zugrunde liegende physikalische Prinzip ist die Erhaltung der potentiellen Vortizität. Wenn ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rossby-Wellen — Rossby Wellen, auch als planetarische Wellen bezeichnet, sind großräumige Wellenbewegungen im Ozean oder der Atmosphäre. Das den planetaren Wellen zugrunde liegende physikalische Prinzip ist die Erhaltung der potentiellen Vortizität. Wenn ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rossby Welle — Rossby Wellen, auch als planetarische Wellen bezeichnet, sind großräumige Wellenbewegungen im Ozean oder der Atmosphäre. Das den planetaren Wellen zugrunde liegende physikalische Prinzip ist die Erhaltung der potentiellen Vortizität. Wenn ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ROSSBY — SWEDEN (see also List of Individuals) 28.12.1898 Stockholm/S 19.8.1957 Stockholm/S Carl Gustaf Rossby graduated as a geophysicist in 1922 from the Technical University of Stockholm KTH, joined the Swedish Meteorological Institute and collaborated …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • rossby waves —   the wave pattern of flow of the westerly winds which blow in the upper atmosphere. Thought to be the result of diversion of air flow around the Rockies and Andes, they change in both number and amplitude throughout the year. Have a crucial… …   Geography glossary

  • Atmospheric wave — An atmospheric wave is a periodic disturbance in the fields of atmospheric variables (like surface pressure or geopotential height, temperature, or wind velocity) which may either propagate ( traveling wave ) or not ( stationary wave ).… …   Wikipedia

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