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  • noun The condition of being baroclinic; barocliny

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  • A strong north-south contrast in temperature, what meteorologists refer to as "baroclinicity" is setting the stage for an especially strong area of low pressure to develop near Duluth.

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  • Despite what most first year MET students learn about baroclinicity, cyclogenesis and atmospheric dynamics, NASA decides that a warming planet -that is a planet with warming polar source regions- would produce more tornados.

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  • The authors found a "prominent warming" in recent decades, as well as "an anomalous dipole circulation pattern" in the troposphere that "consists of a warm anti-cyclone centered at 55°N and a cold cyclone centered around 30°N," that leads to "a weakening of the westerly jet stream and the atmospheric baroclinicity in northern China and Mongolian regions, which suppress the frequency of occurrence and the intensity of the Mongolian cyclones and result in the decreasing DSF in North China."

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