Accession Number : ADA329860

Title :   Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change: Simulation and Analysis.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Feb 94-31 Jul 97,

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF METEOROLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Evans, Jenni L.

PDF Url : ADA329860

Report Date : 23 SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The Penn State/NCAR non-hydrostatic mesoscale model (MM5) has been used to simulate idealized tropical cyclone-environment interactions successfully. To reach this stage, substantial model enhancements and additions were required. Early results have been reported to the community, with much positive feedback. Presently, further exciting results are being obtained and processed. Through the course of this grant, the observational component of this research took four separate paths. These paths are briefly described. The technical. accomplishments required and results are given as well. Results from all of these components of our research have been presented and published in conferences around the country and beyond. A number of journal articles are already in print, with more being written to complete the dissemination of our recent findings.

Descriptors :   *TROPICAL CYCLONES, SIMULATION, INTENSITY, HURRICANES.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE