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Three dimensional cloud top changes related to thunderstorm severityDigital infrared data from a geostationary satellite are used to study thunderstorm top growth rates and other parameters in relation to the occurrence of severe weather on the ground. Both the rate of upward growth of the thunderstorm top and the maximum height reached are shown to be useful parameters in the detection of severe thunderstorms.
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Conference Paper
Adler, R. F.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
August 9, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1977
Publication Information
Publication: 3d NASA Weather and Climate Program Sci. Rev.
Subject Category
Meteorology And Climatology
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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