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Storms

Simulation: Tropic Storm - LLNL

August 30, 2011, 7:58 am
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SUMMARY

5.2 MB

Surface temperatures and pressures accompanying West Pacific typhoons simulated by a fine-resolution climate model

GOALS

To enhance the understanding of surface temperature and atmospheric circulation in the formation and enhancement of severe storms.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS

Watch >> Tropic Storm Simulation  (5.2MB)

TropicStorm.3gp ( cellular phone version 0.4MB)

TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE

Use to demonstrate how surface temperatures affect atmospheric circulation and the formation of tropical storms.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is at the descretion of the educator and how this model is applied.

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Glossary

Citation

Brown, G. (2011). Simulation: Tropic Storm - LLNL. Retrieved from http://www.camelclimatechange.org/view/exercise/169645

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