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A convectively-driven boundary layer in the monsoon trough

Parasnis, SS and Morwal, SB (1994) A convectively-driven boundary layer in the monsoon trough. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 71 (1-2). pp. 197-204.

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Abstract

Characteristic features of the convectively driven monsoon-trough boundary layer have been explored using the conserved-variable method of analysis. Aerological observations during the Monsoon Trough Boundary Layer Experiment 1990 (MONTBLEX-90) during 18-20 August have been used to investigate the thermodynamic features of the Convective Boundary Layer (CBL). Thermodynamic parameters such as θe, θes have been used to study the dynamical aspects of the CBL. Also, mixed-layer heights at an inland station, in the monsoon trough region, obtained from SODAR, are used to document the saturation of the mixed layer after the onset of the monsoon.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Kluwer Academic Publishers
Uncontrolled Keywords: Atmospheric structure; Atmospheric thermodynamics; Boundary layers; Meteorological instruments; Numerical analysis; Rain, Convective boundary layer; Monsoon, Meteorology, Convective Boundary Layer; Experimental Measurements; Monsoons
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 29 May 2015 10:20
Last Modified: 29 May 2015 10:20
URI: http://moeseprints.incois.gov.in/id/eprint/1039

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