Calhoun: The NPS Institutional Archive
What is Calhoun?
Calhoun is the Naval Postgraduate School's digital repository for research materials and institutional publications created by the NPS community. Materials in Calhoun are openly accessible to anyone on the web, and will be preserved for future generations. Calhoun is named for Professor of Mathematics Guy K. Calhoun, NPS’s first appointed -- and published -- scholarly author.Learn more about Calhoun.
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(AMS, 15 p.);A decades-long effort in observing precipitation from space has led to continuous improvements of satellite-derived passive microwave (PMW) large-scale precipitation products. However, due to a limited ability to relate ...
(AMS, 2019-10);We seek to understand the mechanism of vortex spinup in Emanuel’s 2012 axisymmetric theory for tropical cyclone intensification in physical coordinates, starting from first principles. It is noted that, while spinup of the ...
(AMS, 2019);Observed supercell updrafts consistently produce the fastest mid- to upper-tropospheric vertical velocities among all modes of convection. Two hypotheses for this feature are investigated. In the dynamic hypothesis, upward, ...