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Record 1 2004-11-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Atmospheric Physics
DEF

A measure of strength of the middle-latitude westerlies, expressed as the horizontal pressure difference between 35° and 55° latitude, or as the corresponding geostrophic wind.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique de l'atmosphère
DEF

Mesure de la force des vents d'ouest des latitudes moyennes, exprimée par la différence de la pression horizontale entre les latitudes de 35° et 55°, ou par le vent géostrophique correspondant.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Física de la atmósfera
DEF

Medida de la intensidad de los vientos del oeste de latitudes medias expresada por la diferencia de presión horizontal entre las latitudes de 35° y 55° o por el viento geostrófico correspondiente.

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