Articles | Volume 9, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7591–7605, 2009
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7591–7605, 2009

  12 Oct 2009

12 Oct 2009

Clarification on the generation of absolute and potential vorticity in mesoscale convective vortices

R. J. Conzemius and M. T. Montgomery

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Subject: Dynamics | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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