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Volume 31, No. 3
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Steady Large-Scale Ocean Flows in Spherical Coordinates

Adrian Constantin Robin Stanley Johnson
Article Abstract

We show that rotating spherical coordinates can and should be used for the study of steady, large-scale ocean flows, and describe the role of the stream function in simplifying the governing equations and for generating solutions.


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