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The Simplest QTCM

The simplest QTCM, referred to as QTCM1.0, occurs when we carry only a single temperature basis function typical of deep convection effects. Two leading basis functions are carried for the velocity field: tex2html_wrap_inline2450 for the barotropic mode and tex2html_wrap_inline2448 given by (7) for the baroclinic mode associated with tex2html_wrap_inline2050 variations. Projecting on these gives equations that need be solved only in (x,y) for tex2html_wrap_inline2458 and tex2html_wrap_inline2460 .

Johnny Wei-Bing Lin
Wed Aug 26 16:58:31 PDT 1998