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Table 2 Characteristics of different waves at various latitudes

From: Towards a seamlessly diagnosable expression for the energy flux associated with both equatorial and mid-latitude waves

  \(\overline {\mathbf {V}^{*}p^{*}}\) parallel to group velocity q =0 (φ app=0)
Equatorial Rossby wave No No
Equatorial mixed Rossby-gravity wave Depends on frequency No
Equatorial inertia-gravity wave Roughly yes No
Equatorial Kelvin wave Yes Yes
Coastal Kelvin wave Yes Yes
Mid-latitude Rossby wave No No (φ appp /f )
Mid-latitude inertia-gravity wave Yes Yes