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A Primer on Vorticity for Application in Supercells and Tornadoes

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Visit this site: http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/~doswell/vorticity/vorticity_primer.html

Author:Charles A. Doswell III, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies
Description: "Vorticity is a 3-dimensional vector.... associated with the spatial variation of the wind field." This tutorial for those interested in supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes contains four mathematical diversions exploring models of fluid dynamics and kinematics. With figures and references.

Levels: College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Calculus (Multivariable), Meteorology, Fluid Mechanics

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