Tornado Vortex Theory

  1. C. Church,
  2. D. Burgess,
  3. C. Doswell and
  4. R. Davies-Jone
  1. W. S. Lewellen

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM079p0019

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

How to Cite

Lewellen, W. S. (1993) Tornado Vortex Theory, in The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards (eds C. Church, D. Burgess, C. Doswell and R. Davies-Jone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM079p0019

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900384

Online ISBN: 9781118664148

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Keywords:

  • Tornadoes—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Core Flow, Region I

  • Surface Boundary Layer, Region II

  • Upper Flow, Reason IV

  • Corner FLow, Region III

  • Estimates of Maximum Velocity

  • Large-Eddy Simulation Tornado Model

  • Conclusions and Recommendations