Accession Number : ADA294043

Title :   Diagnosis of Frontogenesis of Meiyu Front.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Bing, Yi ; Quanming, Qiao ; Li, Zhang

PDF Url : ADA294043

Report Date : 25 APR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This article analyzes the frontogenesis processes associated with one instance of Meiyu front. In conjunction with this, use is made of frontogenesis functions and temperature balance equations. Discussions are made of factors influencing Meiyu front formation and maintenance. Results clearly show that sensible heating is the main factor causing the Yangtze-Huai river valley lower layer frontal area to disappear and latent heating as well as deformations associated with horizontal motion are the main factors associated with maintaining the existence of Meiyu fronts.

Descriptors :   *FRONTS(METEOROLOGY), EQUATIONS OF MOTION, DEFORMATION, TEMPERATURE GRADIENTS, HEATING, BALANCE, TRANSLATIONS, HORIZONTAL ORIENTATION, CHINA, CHINESE LANGUAGE, DORMANCY.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE