Meteorology Department Publications
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(Monterey, California; Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-02-24);We examine the problem of why model tropical cyclones intensify more rapidly at low latitudes. Our answer to this question touches on practically all facets of the dynamics and thermodynamics of tropical cyclones. The ...
(Monterey, California; Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-03-10);Idealized numerical model experiments are presented to investigate the convective generation of vertical vorticity in a tropical depression. The calculations are motivated by observations made during the recent PREDICT ...