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Batchelor, G. K. (1967). ” Cambridge Univ. Press, London. Blumen, W. (1965). A random model of momentum flux by mountain waves. Geophys. Norv. 26, 1-33. Blumen, W. (1985). Reflection of hydrostatic gravity waves in a stratified shear flow, Part I, Theory. J. Atmos. Sci. 42, 2255-2263. , and Dietze, S. C. (1982). An analysis of three-dimensional mountain lee waves in a stratified shear flow: Part 11. J . A m o s . Sci. 39, 2712-2720. Booker, J. , and Bretherton, F. P. (1967). The critical layer for internal gravity waves in a shear flow.

12 has been proposed by Smith (1985) based on the theory of local hydraulics (see Section 3). According to local hydraulics, a flow configuration of Type I1 is possible only if the dividing streamline lies upstream at the height (h)given by Eq. (50). We suppose that with reverse shear this streamline must nearly coincide with the altitude of zero ambient wind. This supposition follows from the idea that small ambient wind forces wave breaking, and it leads to the prediction that Type I1 flows can exist when is satisfied.

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