Polar Vortices and an Equatorial Thermal Wind Equation

Relevant Research:

Michael H. Wong, Philip S. Marcus, Amy A. Simon, Imke de Pater, Joshua W. Tollefson, Xylar S. Asay-Davis (2021) Evolution of the Horizontal Winds in Jupiter's Great Red Spot From One Jovian Year of HST/WFC3 Maps, Geophysical Research Letters 48(18), p. e2021GL093982, pdf, doi:10.1029/2021GL093982

Philip S. Marcus, Joshua W. Tollefson, Michael H. Wong, Imke de Pater (2019) An equatorial thermal wind equation: Applications to Jupiter, Icarus 324, p. 198-223, pdf, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2018.09.037

Joshua W. Tollefson, Imke de Pater, Philip S. Marcus, Statia H. Luszcz-Cook, Lawrence A. Sromovsky, Patrick M. Fry, Leigh N. Fletcher, Michael H. Wong (2018) Vertical wind shear in Neptune's upper atmosphere explained with a modified thermal wind equation, Icarus 311, p. 317-339, pdf, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2018.04.009

Tom D. Humphreys, Philip S. Marcus (2007) Vortex street dynamics: The selection mechanism for the areas and locations of Jupiter's vortices, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 64(4), p. 1318-1333, pdf, doi:10.1175/JAS3882.1


Philip S. Marcus (2018) An Equatorial Thermal Wind Equation: Applications to Jupiter, APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting Abstracts 63, p. L34-004, url

Christopher Y. Go, Imke De Pater, Philip S. Marcus, John H. Rogers, A. Simon-MIller, Michael H. Wong, Glenn S. Orton, K. Baines, Xylar S. Asay-Davis, P. Yanamandra-Fisher (2008) Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt Outbreak Spots and the SEB Fade and Revival Cycle, AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts 40, p. 6-43, pdf