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By Richard H. Johnson, Robert A. Houze Jr.

ISBN-10: 1878220691

ISBN-13: 9781878220691

Through a sequence of stories via invited specialists, this monograph can pay tribute to Richard Reed's striking contributions to meteorology and his management within the technological know-how neighborhood during the last 50 years.

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Among the features readily seen on DT maps are jets, baroclinic wave guides, coherent disturbances (Hakim 2000), wave breaking with ridge building at high latitudes and cutoff cyclone development at low latitudes, anticyclonic PV plumes emanating from deep convection in the Tropics, and outflow channels from hurricanes and transitioning tropical cyclones. Shown in Fig. 15 is an example of a baroclinic wave guide and downstream development from a DT perspective in the Northern Hemisphere for the period 5- 11 December 1996 as taken from Nielsen-Gammon (2001, his Fig.

As yet, no detailed observations 26 METEOROLOGICAL MONOGRAPHS exist to test these different physical interpretations of upper-level frontogenesis. Progress can probably be made through additional numerical studies using existing "datasets" obtained from operational short-range prediction models and future research models. The adaptation of a PV perspective in these numerical studies is likely to pay dividends, given the general applicability of the PV approach to studies of upperlevel frontogenesis and tropopause folding.

53 FIG. 26. Height of the dynamic tropopause as viewed from below (solid contours in dam) and foldogenesis in units of 10- 8 S- I shaded according to the color bar with warm (cool) colors corresponding to foldogenesis (foldolysis) (left): 1200 UTC 9 Dec 1978 and (right) 0000 UTC 10 Dec 1978. (a), (d) Contribution to foldogenesis from differential vertical motion [Eq. (5) in text] at 1200 UTC 9 (0000 UTC 10) Dec 1978 on the left (right). (b), (e) As in the top row except for horizontal confluence [Eq.

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