Theoretical Model of Spiral Rain Clusters and Analysis of Their Horizontal Structure Equation
AbstractRain clusters are mesoscale disaster weather systems, and some of rain clusters have spiral structures. In this paper, a theoretical model of spiral rain cluster is established under pseudo-adiabatic approximation, and its horizontal structure equation is obtained. The study shows that the horizontal structure with spiral arm rain clusters has the following characteristics: at locations close enough to the center of the rain clusters, its shape is round and symmetrical; at locations far from the center, there may be spiral arms; the intensity of the vertical ascending motion of the rain cluster decreases with increasing distance from the center; and the vertical ascending motion is larger on the axis of the spiral arms of rain clusters. The conclusions obtained are consistent with not only the numerical results but also the observational facts. View Full-Text
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Yu, J.; Zhang, J.; Zhang, M. Theoretical Model of Spiral Rain Clusters and Analysis of Their Horizontal Structure Equation. Atmosphere 2017, 8, 106.
Yu J, Zhang J, Zhang M. Theoretical Model of Spiral Rain Clusters and Analysis of Their Horizontal Structure Equation. Atmosphere. 2017; 8(6):106.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yu, Jie; Zhang, Jiquan; Zhang, Ming. 2017. "Theoretical Model of Spiral Rain Clusters and Analysis of Their Horizontal Structure Equation." Atmosphere 8, no. 6: 106.
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