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gtr84 February 17, 2012 08:02

How to create baroclinic mode
 
Hello everyone,

i want to create a simple model of stratified fluid in a rotating
system of reference.

the fluid is made of two layers of depth, at rest, H1 and H2 and
h1 and h2 are displacements, rispectively, of the two layers. if

i want barotropic mode i set displacements of the layers proportional to rest
depths, as initial condition.


for baroclinic mode, instead, is it correct to set, for example,

h1=0 and
h2=H2/10?


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