Accession Number:

ADA574050

Title:

Convection and Shear Flow in TC Development and Intensification

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA DEPT OF METEOROLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

LONG TERM GOALS To study the dynamic processes of tropical cyclone TC development in the western North Pacific through field observational data and theoretical modeling. The objectives are 1 to study the convection and vorticity generations in the vortex environment that may lead to the development and intensification of TC 2 to study the development and evolution of deep moist mesoscale convective system subject to strain effect due to the horizontal shear associated with the vortex rotation 3 to study the offsetting between 1 and 2 4 to study nonlinear interactions that may lead to additional strain effects that may impact on the convection in ways that are not yet known.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE