Articles | Volume 16, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14925–14936, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-14925-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14925–14936, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-14925-2016

Research article 02 Dec 2016

Research article | 02 Dec 2016

Revisiting the steering principal of tropical cyclone motion in a numerical experiment

Liguang Wu and Xiaoyu Chen

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The study shows that the conventional steering calculated over a certain radius from the tropical cyclone center in the horizontal and a deep pressure layer in the vertical is not literally the steering or the advection of the symmetric potential vorticity component associated with a tropical cyclone by the asymmetric flow. The trochoidal motion around the mean tropical cyclone track cannot be accounted for by the effect of the conventional steering.
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