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VOLUME II - GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS

Part I - The equations for a rotating system
01 jan 15 Chapter   1 - Apparent forces due to the earth's rotation
14 feb 15 Chapter   2 - The gravity acceleration
28 aug 15 Chapter   3 - The Coriolis force
21 jan 16 Chapter   4 - Basic motions in a rotating system
04 feb 16 Chapter   5 - The earh's sphericity

Part II - Fundamental equilibria in a rotating fluid
09 nov 20 Chapter   7 - The hydrostatic approximation
28 feb 16 Chapter   8 - The geostrophic balance
18 nov 20 Chapter   9 - Three-dimensional structure of a geostrophic flow
23 apr 21 Chapter 10 - The pressure as vertical coordinate
30 apr 21 Chapter 11 - The thermal wind relation
05 may 21 Chapter 12 - Geostrophic flows in a two-layer ocean

Part III - Flows with a circular structure
01 dec 20 Chapter 16 - Natural coordinates
08 dec 20 Chapter 17 - Inertial currents
15 dec 20 Chapter 18 - Cyclostrophic currents
22 dec 20 Chapter 19 - Gradient currents
29 dec 20 Chapter 20 - The Rossby number

Part IV - The Ekman boundary layers
12 may 16 Chapter 26 - The planetary boundary layer
20 may 16 Chapter 27 - The surface layer
29 may 16 Chapter 28 - The universal profile
09 jul 20 Chapter 29 - Drift currents in deep water
16 jul 20 Chapter 30 - Drift currents in shallow water
01 aug 20 Chapter 31 - The Ekman transport

Part V - Oceanic currents generated by the wind
24 aug 20 Chapter 32 - Vertical currents induced by the Ekman transport
28 jan 21 Chapter 33 - Vertical cells in non geostrophic currents
25 sep 20 Chapter 34 - Oceanic geostrophic currents induced by the wind
19 mar 21 Chapter 35 - Absolute, relative and planetary vorticity
26 mar 21 Chapter 36 - The equations for the wind-driven oceanic circulation








































Next chapters will be published as soon as possible.