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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000024997

Quantification of the downstream impact of extratropical transition for Typhoon Jangmi and other case studies

Grams, Christian Michael Warnfrid

The impact of extratropical transition on the midlatitude flow is quantified based on potential vorticity inversion. The detailed study of Typhoon Jangmi (2008) reveals the diabatically enhanced net transport of low-PV air to the tropopause as the key physical process determining the direct impact of ET. Relocation experiments and further case studies show the crucial role of the relative position of the TC and the midlatitude flow for the downstream impact of ET and the reduced predictability.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Forschungsbereich Troposphäre (IMK-TRO)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2011
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-249971
KITopen-ID: 1000024997
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Prüfungsdaten 21.10.2011
Schlagworte extratropical transition, potential vorticity inversion, jetstream, tropical cyclone, COSMO model
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