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In meteorology, the wind speed divided by the radius of curvature of the bending air stream. Conventionally, cyclonic curvatures have positive, and anticyclonic curvatures negative, radii of curvature in the Northern Hemisphere. See W. Saucier (2003).

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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