Readings

The files below are general introductions to the subjects of the labs.

SES # TOPICS FILES
1 Invertability and superposition principles 2D inversion ( PDF)
2 Geostrophic adjustment Two layer adjustment ( PDF)
3 Barotropic vorticity equation and quasi-geostrophic balance Quasi-geostrophic balance ( PDF)
4 Rossby waves Objective analysis [scalar fields] ( PDF)
5 Frontal waves PV fronts: Dispersion relations ( PDF)