7 On Thermodynamic Balance in Tornado Theory

Monday, 3 August 2015
Back Bay Ballroom (Sheraton Boston )
Misha Shvartsman, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN; and P. Bělík, D. Dokken, and K. Scholz

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While energy balance for average thunderstorm is well known, it still remains an open question how energy is redistributed on local level inside and outside tornado vortices. We study the energy redistribution in time and space for tornados with theoretical and numerical tools.
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