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On the homogeneous model of wind-driven ocean circulation. (English) Zbl 0958.76092
The paper contains a formal derivation of the quasigeostrophic equations on \(\beta\)-plane, and the derivation of the corresponding boundary layers, as is well known since J. Pedlosky [Geophysical fluid dynamics. 2nd ed. (Study ed.). New York etc.: Springer-Verlag. XIV (1987; Zbl 0713.76005)].

MSC:
76U05 General theory of rotating fluids
86A05 Hydrology, hydrography, oceanography
86A10 Meteorology and atmospheric physics
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