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Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

, Volume 33, Issue 11, pp 1209–1217 | Cite as

Recent significant tornadoes in China

  • Ming Xue
  • Kun Zhao
  • Mingjung Wang
  • Zhaohui Li
  • Yongguang Zheng
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© Chinese National Committee for International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Science Press and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ming Xue
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kun Zhao
    • 1
  • Mingjung Wang
    • 1
  • Zhaohui Li
    • 3
  • Yongguang Zheng
    • 4
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Mesoscale Severe Weather/Ministry of Education, and School of Atmospheric SciencesNanjing UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms and School of MeteorologyUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA
  3. 3.Fushan Tornado Research CenterFushan Meteorological ServiceFushanChina
  4. 4.National Meteorological CenterChina Meteorological AdministrationBeijingChina

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