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Axisymmetric Solutions in the Models of Tornadogenesis

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Monday, 3 November 2014
Capitol Ballroom AB (Madison Concourse Hotel)
Mikhail M. Shvartsman, University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, MN; and P. Bělík, D. P. Dokken, and K. Scholz

Motivated by recent radar data studies, we explore various axisymmetric solutions of fluid mechanics equations relevant to tornadogenesis. We investigate invariance and scale properties of such solutions. The roles of viscosity and the boundary layer are also investigated.