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On the thermodynamics of downdrafts in the monsoon trough region

Parasnis, SS and Kulkarni, MK and Kunchur, VA (1995) On the thermodynamics of downdrafts in the monsoon trough region. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 73 (1-2). pp. 195-201.

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Abstract

A technique, "saturation-point analysis', has been used to study convective-scale down-drafts driven by the evaporation of rain in the monsoon trough region during the passage of a disturbance. The aerological soundings collected during the passage of a depression within a monsoon trough were used for this study. The results showed a characteristic mixing line in the lower troposphere ahead of the depression while a distinct evaporation line structure was observed during passage of the depression.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: downdraft; downdrafts; monsoon trough; rain evaporation; thermodynamics; tropical depressions, Atmospheric Boundary Layer; Convection; Monsoons
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 19 May 2015 07:10
Last Modified: 19 May 2015 07:10
URI: http://moeseprints.incois.gov.in/id/eprint/1030

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