New PDF release: A Half Century of Progress in Meteorology: A Tribute to

By Richard H. Johnson, Robert A. Houze Jr.

ISBN-10: 1878220691

ISBN-13: 9781878220691

Through a chain of reports by means of invited specialists, this monograph can pay tribute to Richard Reed's awesome contributions to meteorology and his management within the technology group during the last 50 years.

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8F ••• DIFF OMEGA 781210"8 •• FOO. onte TOTAL 781210IDOOOFOOO TOT AL VOL. 31 , No. 53 FIG. 26. Height of the dynamic tropopause as viewed from below (solid contours in dam) and foldogenesis in units of 10- 8 S- I shaded according to the color bar with warm (cool) colors corresponding to foldogenesis (foldolysis) (left): 1200 UTC 9 Dec 1978 and (right) 0000 UTC 10 Dec 1978. (a), (d) Contribution to foldogenesis from differential vertical motion [Eq. (5) in text] at 1200 UTC 9 (0000 UTC 10) Dec 1978 on the left (right).

B) Diagram illustrating confluence/ convergence. " advection decreases. (c) Diagram illustrating vertical shear. The winds To facilitate comparison with earlier work, Wandishin along the tropopause are identical to the confluence/convergence case at et al. (2000) apply a PV perspective to the upper-level too but differential advection by the vertical shear continues after the front and developing baroclinic wave simulated by tropopause becomes vertical to produce a tropopause fold. Source: Fig.

25d. Note how frontogenesis is maximized over roughly the 500-350 hPa layer where the flow is confluent along the cold boundary just upstream of where the DT is folded to the east (Fig. 28a). Strong sinking motion is indicated along the cold boundary and the base of the PV extrusion into the troposphere (Fig. 28b). Comparison with Fig.

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