Project on Barotropic Stability

Project on Barotropic Stability

The goal of the project on barotropic stability is to develop the theory of linear stability appropriate for understanding the growth of perturbations with primarily barotropic energetics.

Publications

Farrell, B., 1987. Developing disturbances in shear. J. Atmos. Sci.,44, 2191-2199 pdf

Farrell, B., 1988. Optimal excitation of neutral Rossby waves. J. Atmos. Sci., 45,163-172 pdf

Farrell, B. F., 1989. Transient development in confluent and diffluent flow. J. Atmos. Sci., 46,1193-1206. pdf