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Mesoscale band formation in extratropical cyclones

David Novak University at Albany/SUNY

 

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Thesis_Novak.doc

A forecast strategy for anticipating cold season mesoscale band formation

An observational study of cold season mesoscale band formation in the NE US

A climatological and composite study of cold season banded precip. in the NE US

Analysis of mesoscale banded features in the 5-6 February 2001 New England snowstorm

Mesoscale snowband cross section

The importance of snow microphysics for large snowfalls