Volume 33, No. 55 2008

Synoptic—Dynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting

A Tribute to Fred Sanders

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ISBN: 978-1-878220-84-4 (Print) 978-0-933876-68-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Fronts and Surface Boundaries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 3-3

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      Pages 5-33

      Surface Boundaries of the Southern Plains: Their Role in the Initiation of Convective Storms

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      Pages 35-85

      Strong Surface Fronts over Sloping Terrain and Coastal Plains

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      Pages 87-96

      Back to Norway: An Essay

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      Pages 97-108

      An Empirical Perspective on Cold Fronts

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      Pages 109-126

      Perspectives on Fred Sanders’ Research on Cold Fronts

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      Pages 127-143

      The Fiftieth Anniversary of Sanders (1955): A Mesoscale Model Simulation of the Cold Front of 17–18 April 1953

  3. Analysis and Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Pages 147-161

      Ensemble Synoptic Analysis

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      Pages 163-181

      Surface Potential Temperature as an Analysis and Forecasting Tool

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      Pages 183-202

      Dynamical Diagnosis: A Comparison of Quasigeostrophy and Ertel Potential Vorticity

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      Pages 203-227

      Finescale Radar Observations of a Dryline during the International H2O Project (IHOP_2002)

  4. Forecasting

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 231-231

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      Pages 233-240

      The Sanders Barotropic Tropical Cyclone Track Prediction Model (SANBAR)

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      Pages 241-250

      The Application of Fred Sanders’ Teaching to Current Research on Extreme Cold-Season Precipitation Events in the Saint Lawrence River Valley Region

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      Pages 251-267

      Must Surprise Snowstorms be a Surprise?

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      Pages 269-294

      Fred Sanders’ Roles in the Transformation of Synoptic Meteorology, the Study of Rapid Cyclogenesis, the Prediction of Marine Cyclones, and the Forecast of New York City’s “Big Snow” of December 1947

  5. Climate and Climatology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 295-295

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      Pages 297-348

      Linking Weather and Climate

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      Pages 349-392

      Closed Anticyclones of the Subtropics and Midlatitudes: A 54-Yr Climatology (1950–2003) and Three Case Studies

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 393-425