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Starr, V. P. (1953). Note concerning the nature of the large-scale eddies in the atmosphere. Tel/us 5, 494-498. Starr, V. , and White, R. M. (1951). A hemispherical study of the atmospheric angularmomentum balance. Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc. 77 215-225. Starr, V. , and White, R. M. (1952). Note on the seasonal variation of the meridional flux of angular momentum. Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc. 78, 62-69. Starr, V. , and White, R. M. (1954). Balance requirements of the general circulation. Geophys.

About 30 days to move from the Equator to 30oN. The corresponding mean air trajectory is shown in Fig. 12. During the same times, the eastward displacement of the air would be 21,000 and 52,000 km, respectively. 10 From Eq. s. terms would correspond to the profile of constant angular momentum. This profile is shown in Fig. 13 along with 10 It would be interesting to verify such a trajectory by releasing constant-level balloons near the Equator and following their mean motions over periods of many days.

10), but will not be used here. 2 MEAN ANNUAL ENERGY BUDGET OVER THE GLOBE If only annual means are considered, the storage terms in Eqs. 8) vanish, and the meridional energy flux can be evaluated from the annual mean values of R e , R a , Qs, E, and P. Since the values of these quantities are still not very exactly known, the result may in the future be modified in several respects. The problem has recently been treated very thoroughly by Budyko (1956, 1963), Smagorinsky et al. (1965), and Sellers (1965), and the discussion here follows closely the principles outlined by these authors.

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