By Carl Wunsch
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The existence of this solution in a mathematical sense is sometimes not in doubt. But if the matrix really does have 1012 elements, its construction, much less its inversion, may be far removed from anything one could do practically. There are two distinguishable issues; the first, which this book is mainly about, concerns the interpretation of the mathematical operation E " 1 under different circumstances. As will be seen, there are many interesting problems here that need to be understood. Only then can one sensibly grapple with the question of whether sense can be made of problems in which matrices with 1012 elements are desirably inverted.
1 Basic Physical Elements 29 6 km 25° 15°W LONGITUDE Figure 2—2g. In situ temperature (°C) along 24°N in the North Atlantic as measured in 1957 (Fuglister, 1960). Although there is a general shoaling of the thermocline toward the east-another feature in need of explana- tion-this particular section is remarkable for its nearly "flat" isotherms-a feature that is important in the discussion of the temperature flux across it taken up in Chapter 4. The spatial sampling employed here aliases some of the eddy field (unknown in 1957) so that the section appears to have more low-wavenumber energy than is correct (aliasing is discussed in Chapter 3).
13) are linear, and we can write the total solution, Ekman plus interior, as UI, v — VBL + VI, p = 0 + pi. 36) That is, theflowwithin the boundary layer can usefully be viewed as being the sum of the Ekman flow plus the geostrophic interior. The pressure field seen near the seasurface is that owing to the interior flow alone, a result of great importance in the use of satellite altimetry. 03 X 10 3 kg/m 3 , there is a nearly 3% error in converting 1 Sverdrup to 10 9 kg/s. But there are few flux properties in the ocean known to 3% accuracy, and the slightly sloppy conversion is often perfectly acceptable.