Book 2016

Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical Cyclone Prediction

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ISBN: 978-94-024-0895-9 (Print) 978-94-024-0896-6 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. State-of-the-art Observations for Advancing TC Research

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-34

      Advancing the Understanding and Prediction of Tropical Cyclones Using Aircraft Observations

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      Pages 35-47

      Use of Satellite Observations in Tropical Cyclone Studies

  3. Advances in Numerical Weather Predictions for Tropical Cyclones

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-106

      Overview of the NOAA/NCEP Operational Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast (HWRF) Modelling System

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      Pages 107-144

      Physical Processes in Tropical Cyclone Models

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      Pages 145-166

      Sub-Grid Vertical Turbulent Mixing in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer

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      Pages 167-196

      Air-Sea Turbulent Flux Parameterizations in Tropical Cyclone Models

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      Pages 197-220

      Present State of Knowledge of Electrification and Lightning within Tropical Cyclones and Their Relationships to Microphysics and Storm Intensity

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      Pages 221-246

      The Role of Land Surface Processes on Tropical Cyclones: Introduction to Land Surface Models

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      Pages 247-266

      The Role of Land Surface Processes on Extreme Weather Events: Land Data Assimilation System

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      Pages 267-304

      Ocean Component of the HWRF Coupled Model and Model Evaluation

  4. Advanced Assimilation and Vortex Initialization Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

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      Pages 307-330

      Introduction to Data Assimilation Techniques and Ensemble Kalman Filter

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      Pages 331-360

      Data Assimilation and Predictability of Tropical Cyclones

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      Pages 361-383

      Data Assimilation: Comparison and Hybridization between Ensemble and Variational Methods

  5. Monitoring and Prediction of Tropical Cyclones

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 384-384

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      Pages 385-395

      Operational ACCESS-TC: Vortex Specification, 4DVAR Initialization, Verification and Structure Diagnostics

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      Pages 397-406

      Physical Initialization in Tropical Cyclone Forecasting

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      Pages 409-447

      Monitoring and Forecasting of Tropical Cyclones over North Indian Ocean

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      Pages 449-464

      Operational Tropical Cyclone Forecasts Models at IMD and Their Performance

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      Pages 465-495

      Tropical Cyclone Research over the North Indian Ocean: Impact of Data and Vortex Initialization in High Resolution Mesoscale Models

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      Pages 497-516

      Superensemble Technique for Tropical Cyclone Prediction

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      Pages 517-534

      Advanced Diagnostics for the HWRF Hurricane Modelling System

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