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ERICA: Experiment on Rapidly-Intensifying Cyclones over the Atlantic

Summary

This project deals with examining the role of the baroclinic boundary layer processes in explosive cyclogenesis. The hypothesis was an important process in conjunction with other (large scale) forcing. Another objective of the project was to compare and study the pre-storm PBL structure during ERICA with those studied during GALE offshore cyclogenesis cases.

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Temporal coverage

Begin Date 1988-12-09 07:51:00
End Date 1989-02-12 23:02:00

Spatial coverage

Maximum (North) Latitude: 57.70, Minimum (South) Latitude: 39.022
Minimum (West) Longitude: -105.133, Maximum (East) Longitude: -59.426