Cyclic forcing on many timescales is believed to have a significant effect on various quasi-periodic, geophysical phenomena such as El Niño, the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation, and glacial cycles. This variability has been investigated by numerous previous workers, in models ranging from simple energy balance constructions to full general circulation models. We present a numerical study in which periodic forcing is applied to a highly idealised, two-layer, quasi-geostrophicc model on a β-plane. T...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Eccles, F. J. R., Read, P. L. & Haine, T. W. N. (2006). 'Synchronization and chaos control in a periodically forced quasi-geostrophic two-layer model of baroclinic instability', Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 13, 23-39. [Available at http://www.nonlin-processes-geophys.net/13/23/2006/]. © Authors 2006. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution, NonCommercial and ShareAlike License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en). This permits the copying and distribution of the work, and the making of derivative works, provided the original authors are credited. However, you may not use this work for commercial purposes, and if you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you must distribute the resulting work under a license identical to this one. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. These conditions may be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder and, in the case of commercial use during the first five years, you also get permission from Copernicus Publications and the European Geosciences Union.
Synchronization and chaos control in a periodically forced quasi-geostrophic two-layer model of baroclinic instability
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