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A new way to explain Rossby wave propagation/oscillation mechanisms

Wed, 2013/09/25 - 9:44am -- shawn
Rossby Wave Oscillation Mechanism
Rossby Wave Oscillation Mechansim

The physical nature of the oscillation mechanism and restoring force for Rossby waves is uncovered and the apparent “discrepancy” between pressure work and group velocity for Rossby waves is reconciled in two recent publications led Professor Ming Cai.

http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAS-D-12-094.1

 

http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAS-D-12-0249.1