Meaning of BAROCLINIC ZONE in English

BAROCLINIC ZONE

A region in which a temperature gradient exists on a constant pressure surface. Baroclinic zones are favored areas for strengthening and weakening systems; barotropic systems , on the other hand, do not exhibit significant changes in intensity. Also, wind shear is characteristic of a baroclinic zone.

A comprehensive English glossary of weather.      Полный английский глоссарий погоды.