Chapter 5

Two-layer Flow in Rotating Channels

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» Section 5.1
Formulation of two-layer, semigeostrophic models

» Section 5.2
Basic theory for a nonrotating channel.

» Section 5.3
Flow over an obstacle.

» Section 5.4
Flow through a pure contraction.

» Section 5.5
Overmixing and maximal exchange in estuaries.

» Section 5.6
Overmixing in inverse estuaries.

» Section 5.7
Maximal and submaximal exchange between two deep basins with rotation.

» Section 5.8
Maximal exchange through a pure contraction with rotation.

» Section 5.9
Strangulation of the baroclinic flow by the barotropic flow.

 

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