Deriving the Shallow Water Model in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

By Christopher KRT Jones

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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  1. Deriving the SWM Lecture 1: Conservation of Potential Vorticity

    04 May 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones

    This lecture develops the conservation equation for potential vorticity in the shallow water model.

  2. Deriving the SWM Lecture 2: Stream Functions for Velocity Fields

    04 May 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones

    This lecture develops the formulation of the stream function for the velocity field of the shallow water equation.  his is the second in a series of short lectures on deriving the shallow water model, given by Chris Jones in 2013. 

  3. Deriving the SWM Lecture 3: Barotropic Vorticity Equations

    04 May 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones

    This lecture develops the barotropic vorticity equations for the shallow water model.  This is background lecture 2.1C in the Mathematics of Climate Modelling course.