A different perspective on the influence of the outflow layer on tropical cyclone structure and intensity

Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Plaza Grand Ballroom (The Condado Hilton Plaza)
Eric Rappin, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY

The study investigates whether upper atmospheric environmental flow modifies storm asymmetries other than through the traditional diagnostic of vertical shear of the horizontal wind. Specifically, whether outflow acts as a passive element to convection,
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