Accession Number:

ADA629755

Title:

Tropical Cyclogenesis Initiated by Lee Vortices and Mesoscale Convective Complexes in East Africa

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIV AT RALEIGH DEPT OF MARINE EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

To understand the precursors of Atlantic tropical cyclones the formation of a mesovortex MV, a mesoscale convective complex MCC, and African Easterly Waves AEW to the lee of the Ethiopian Highlands the propagation of a MV and MCC, along with the evolution of the AEWs, across the African continent and the contributing effects of these entities in the development of tropical cyclones over the eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE