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CloudSat tropical cyclone database
Contributor:Tourville, Natalie Dawn
CloudSat (CS), the first 94 GHz space borne cloud profiling radar (CPR), launched in 2006 to study the vertical distribution of clouds. Not only are CS observations revealing inner vertical cloud details of water and ice ...
Formation of the hurricane eye
Contributor:Vigh, Jonathan L.
This dissertation consists of three distinct studies which investigate aspects of eye formation. The first study reviews eye phenomenon in a variety of vortices ranging from simple vortices to the menagerie of geophysical ...
Potential indirect effects of aerosol on tropical cyclone development
Contributor:Krall, Geoffrey Michael
Observational and model evidence suggest that a 2008 Western Pacific typhoon (NURI) came into contact with and ingested elevated concentrations of aerosol as it neared the Chinese coast. This study uses a regional model ...
Understanding and forecasting tropical cyclone intensity change
Contributor:Fitzpatrick, Patrick J.
This research investigates several issues pertaining to tropical cyclone intensity change. Previous research on tropical cyclone intensity change is reviewed in great detail. The applicability of upper-level forcing theories ...
Formation of tropical cyclones
Tropical cyclone observation and forecasting with and without aircraft reconnaissance
Contributor:Martin, Joel D.
Global view of the upper level outflow patterns associated with tropical cyclone intensity changes during FGGE
Contributor:Chen, Lianshou; Gray, William M.
Determination of tropical cyclone surface pressure and winds from satellite microwave data
Contributor:Kidder, Stanley Q.
Environmental circulations associated with tropical cyclones experiencing fast, slow and looping motion
Contributor:Xu, Jianmin; Gray, William M.
Environmental and convective influences on tropical cyclone development vs. non-development
Contributor:Lunney, Patrick A.