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EOL Seminar Series - Steve Oncley (ISF/EOL)

Devils and hairpins in the atmospheric surface layer

Steve Oncley
In-Situ Sensing Facility
Earth Observing Laboratory

Vorticies in the atmospheric surface layer passing through a fixed array of 31 turbulence sensors have created a data set with unprecedented resolution of their characteristics and dynamics.  During the day, these vorticies likely are dust devils, though no visual observations are available to confirm this.  At night, this array appears to have made the first field observations of hairpin vorticies.  This talk will describe the structure and dynamics of several types of vorticies and relate them to other vortex investigations, including tornadoes and hurricanes.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:30PM
NCAR - Foothills Laboratory
3450 Mitchell Lane
FL2 Large Auditorium (FL2-1022)

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First name: 
Whitney
Last name: 
Robinson
Phone extension: 
8713
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First name: 
Steve
Last name: 
Oncley
Phone extension: 
8757
Announcement duration
Start: 
Friday, August 22, 2014
End: 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014