Rossby Number
Rossby number, abbreviated as Ro, is a dimensionless number that is used in describing fluid flow. It is the ratio of internal to Coriolis force. It is usd to characterise the importance of Coriolis accelerations due to planetary rotation. The equation and method of calculation is shown below.
Rossby number calculator
Rossby number formula
Where:\(\large{ Ro }\) = Rossby number \(\large{ l_c }\) = characteristic length \(\large{ U }\) = characteristic velocity \(\large{ f }\) = Coriolis frequency

