Symposium on VORTEX: What We Have Learned-Where We Must Go

Session 5

 Current theories of tornadogenesis
 Organizer: Erik Rasmussen, NOAA/NSSL, Boulder, CO
4:00 PM5.1Evidence for the role of barotropic processes in the rear flank downdraft in tornadogenesis  
Jerry M. Straka, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and E. N. Rasmussen
4:30 PM5.2Does the hook echo instigate tornadogenesis?  
Robert P. Davies-Jones, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK
5:00 PM5.3On tornadogenesis failure  
Jeff Trapp, NOAA/NSSL and NCAR/MMM, Boulder, CO

Wednesday, 12 January 2000: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

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