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 Post subject: Atmospheric cells
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:35 pm 
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I came across something that the number of atmospheric cells / jet-streams is tied to planetary rotation and average molecular weight of the atmosphere. Does anyone have the equations for this, or previously discovered at what speed our atmosphere would be come more or less complicated?


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 Post subject: Re: Atmospheric cells
PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:14 am 
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A full answer is beyond the needs of a simple game
http://kiwi.atmos.colostate.edu/group/d ... pter_5.pdf

but the number of bands might be taken as proportion to a planet atmosphere's thermal rossby number

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 Post subject: Re: Atmospheric cells
PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:10 pm 
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Good grief.

Thank you, honored sir, for your answer. But, yeah, I think I'll go with fiat on this.


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