Addendum to the Dynamics of Oceanic Fronts. Part I: The Gulf Stream

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  • 1 Department of Civil Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064
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Abstract

The nature of the balance of forces in the downstream direction is discussed. It is shown that the ageostrophic cross-stream flow is in adjective equilibrium in which the Coriolis force is balanced by the nonlinear inertia force.

Abstract

The nature of the balance of forces in the downstream direction is discussed. It is shown that the ageostrophic cross-stream flow is in adjective equilibrium in which the Coriolis force is balanced by the nonlinear inertia force.

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