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  • Zonal jets as transport barriers in planetary atmospheres 

    Beron-Vera, F. J.; Brown, Michael G.; Olascoaga, M. J.; Rypina, Irina I.; Kocak, H.; Udovydchenkov, Ilya A. (American Meteorological Society, 2008-10)
    The connection between transport barriers and potential vorticity (PV) barriers in PV-conserving flows is investigated with a focus on zonal jets in planetary atmospheres. A perturbed PV staircase model is used to illustrate ...