Accession Number:

ADA629919

Title:

Dynamical Control of Rapid Tropical Cyclone Intensification by Environmental Shears

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

HAWAII UNIV HONOLULU (MANOA CAMPUS) INTERNATIONAL PACIFIC RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The long-term goal of this project is to advance our understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of formation and explosive intensification of tropical cyclones TCs. Of particular interests are the roles and interactions of the environmental shears and TC internal dynamical processes in changing TC intensity.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE