Nonlinear solutions to the barotropic vorticity equation, forced by steady zonal winds and damped with a linear friction law, are described. Single and double gyre basins and wind stress patterns are used. Wind and frictional parameters are chosen to give results with quasi-oceanic flow scales....
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