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Baroclinic instabilities


1. Introduction - Illustrative examples from experiments and simulations 2. The baroclinic torque in high Froude number flows, its organization, scale and order of magnitude 3. Stability of the inhomogeneous mixing-layer 4. Transition of the inhomogeneous mixing-layer and the 2D secondary baroclinic instability 5. The strain field of 2D light jets 6. Transition to three-dimensionality in light jets and the question of side-jets 7. Baroclinic instability of heavy vortices and some elements on vortex interaction in inhomogeneous 2D turbulence
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hal-04039242 , version 1 (21-03-2023)


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Laurent Joly, Patrick Chassaing, Vincent Chapin, Jean Reinaud, J. Micallef, et al.. Baroclinic instabilities. International Summer school on Variable Density Turbulent Flows, Sep 2003, Villanova i la Geltru, Spain. pp.0. ⟨hal-04039242⟩
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