A Review of Tornado Observations

  1. C. Church,
  2. D. Burgess,
  3. C. Doswell and
  4. R. Davies-Jone
  1. Howard B. Bluestein1 and
  2. Joseph H. Golden2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM079p0319

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

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

How to Cite

Bluestein, H. B. and Golden, J. H. (1993) A Review of Tornado Observations, 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/GM079p0319

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Meteorology, University Of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019

  2. 2

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of the Chief Scientist, Washington, D.C. 20235

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

  • Visual Observations

  • Waterspouts and Their Link to Tornadoes

  • Photogrammetric Wind Speed Estimates

  • Wind Estimates From Tornado Damage Surveys

  • In Situ Measurements

  • Doppler Radar Measurements

  • The Future Outlook

  • Summary