Modelling and dynamics of tropical convection


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  • Frey, W., R. Schofield, P. Hoor, D. Kunkel, F. Ravegnani, A. Ulanovsky, S. Viciani, F. D'Amato, and T. P. Lane, 2015: The impact of overshooting deep convection on local transport and mixing in the tropical upper troposphere/lower stratosphere (UTLS). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15, 6467-6486. http://10.5194/acp-15-6467-2015.
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  • Birch, C. E. and M. J. Reeder, 2013: Wave-cloud lines over northwest Australia. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 139, 1311-1326.
  • Caine, S., T. P. Lane, P. T. May, C. Jakob, S. T. Siems, M. J. Manton, and J. Pinto, 2013: Statistical assessment of tropical convection-permitting model simulations using a cell-tracking algorithm. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 557-581.
  • Ramsay, H. A., 2013: The effects of imposed stratospheric cooling on the maximum intensity of tropical cyclones in axisymmetric radiative-convective equilibrium. Journal of Climate, 26, 9977-9985.
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  • Shaw, T. A. and T. P. Lane, 2013: Toward an Understanding of Vertical Momentum Transports in Cloud-System-Resolving Model Simulations of Multiscale Tropical Convection. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 70, 3231-3247.
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  • Badlan, R. L., T. P. Lane, G. A. Mills, and S. Caine, 2012: Mesoscale modelling of two 'drying events': governing processes and implications for fire danger. Australian Meteorological & Oceanographic Journal, 62, 143-156



  • Robinson, F. J., S. C. Sherwood, D. Gerstle, C. Liu, and e. al., 2011: Exploring the land-ocean contrast in convective vigor using islands. Journal of Atmospheric Science


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