THE AEROCLIPPER A New Device to Explore Convective Systems and Cyclones

Type Article
Date 2009-01
Language English
Author(s) Duvel J. P.1, Basdevant C.1, Bellenger H.1, Reverdin Gilles2, Vargas A.3, Vialard Jerome2
Affiliation(s) 1 : Ecole Normale Super, Meteorol Dynam Lab, CNRS, UPMC, F-75231 Paris 05, France.
2 : UPMC, Lab Oceanog Expt & Approches Numer, CNRS, IRD, Paris, France.
3 : Ctr Natl Etud Spatiales, F-31055 Toulouse, France.
Source Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society (0003-0007) (Amer Meteorological Soc), 2009-01 , Vol. 90 , N. 1 , P. 63-71
DOI 10.1175/2008BAMS2500.1
WOS© Times Cited 14
Keyword(s) atmospheric research, boundary layer, surface fluxes, arabian sea, parameterization, balloons, ocean, temperature, enhancement, evaporation
Abstract Aeroclipper balloons, designed for taking measurements at the air-sea interface, can withstand extreme conditions encountered when they are drawn into tropical cyclones and then follow the eye trajectory.
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