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Homework Help: Sketch a geopotential field

  1. Nov 3, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Hello, I need
    a) to Sketch φ which is the geopotential field, dependent on four variables (x,y,z,t)
    b) to Sketch the geopotential at 2.5 and 7.5 km altitude

    2. Relevant equations
    φ(x,y,z,t) = φ0(z) + c * f0 ( -y ( cos(π * (H-z)/H ) + 1 ) + 1/k * sink(x-ct))

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Well ... i know that c is a speed, k is the zonal wave number, but there are no numbers given - and I really have no clue how to start.

    Thanks for help!
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 8, 2015 #2
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