Analysis of High Temporal and Spatial Observations of Hurricane Joaquin During TCI-15
Elsberry, Russell L.
Cecil, Daniel J.
Hendricks, Eric A.
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Objectives: Provide an example of why analysis of high density soundings across Hurricane Joaquin also require highly accurate center positions; Describe technique for calculating 3-D zero-wind center positions from the highly accurate GPS positions of sequences of High-Density Sounding System (HDSS) soundings as they fall from 10 km to the ocean surface; Illustrate the vertical tilt of the vortex above 4-5 km during two center passes through Hurricane Joaquin on 4 October 2015.
32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology; 17-22 Apr. 2016; San Juan; Puerto Rico
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