Tornado Spin-Up Beneath a Convective Cell: Required Basic Structure of the Near-Field Boundary Layer Winds

  1. C. Church,
  2. D. Burgess,
  3. C. Doswell and
  4. R. Davies-Jone
  1. Robert L. Walko

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM079p0089

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

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

How to Cite

Walko, R. L. (1993) Tornado Spin-Up Beneath a Convective Cell: Required Basic Structure of the Near-Field Boundary Layer Winds, 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/GM079p0089

Author Information

  1. Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523

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

  • Results

  • Vortex-Line Analysis

  • Circulation Analysis

  • Conclusion