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Statistical Mechanics of Two-dimensional and Geophysical Flows

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Statistical Mechanics of Two-dimensional and Geophysical Flows
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 137

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The theoretical study of the self-organization of two-dimensional and geophysical turbulent flows is addressed based on statistical mechanics methods. This review is a self-contained presentation of classical and recent works on this subject; from the statistical mechanics basis of the theory up to applications to Jupiter's troposphere and ocean vortices and jets.

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