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. 2012