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Severe Convective Storms and Tornadoes: Observations and Dynamics

Series: Springer Praxis Books: Environmental Sciences

By: Howard Bluestein

300 pages, 50 b/w illustration


Hardback | Jun 2013 | #190127 | ISBN-13: 9783642053801
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NHBS Price: £138.00 $170/€159 approx

About this book

This book is a focused, comprehensive reference on recent research on severe convective storms and tornadoes. It contains many illustrations of severe storm phenomena from mobile Doppler radars, operational Doppler radars, photographs and numerical simulations.


1. Introduction
2. Basic equations
3. Observing systems and the analysis and interpretation of their data
4. Ordinary-cell convective storms
5. Supercells
6. Mesoscale convective systems (MCSs)
7. Tornadoes
8. Forecasting
9. Areas of future research
10. Theory

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