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Krishnamurti, T. N. (1961). The subtropical jet stream of winter. J. Meteorol. 18, 172-191. Kuo, H. L. (1951). A note on the kinetic energy balance of the zonal wind systems. Tellus 3, 205-207. Lorenz, E. N. (1967). " World Meteorological Organization, Geneva. Machta, L. (1949). Dynamic characteristics of a tilted-trough model. J. Meteorol. 6, 261-265. Mintz, Y. (1951). The geostrophic poleward flux of angular momentum in the month January 1949. Tellus 3, 195-200. Mintz, Y. (1954). The observed zonal circulation of the atmosphere.

As a residual to balance the budget in each box, a downward eddy flux of 11 units through the 500-mb surface, in the tropical cell. Fluxes through the 500-mb surface in the extratropical region, arrived at in a manner similar to steps (3) and (4). 26 dyn/crn" in the extratropical region. At the boundary of the tropics the horizontal transfer is, as noted earlier, predominantly accomplished by an eddy flux of the type emphasized by Jeffreys (1926), J. Bjerknes (1948), and Starr (1948). No corresponding scheme will be presented here for the summer season, when the Northern Hemisphere circulation fluxes are weak, as are also the eddy fluxes.

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