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By D. D. Alexakis, D. G. Hadjimitsis, S. Michaelides, I. Tsanis, A. Retalis, C. Demetriou (auth.), Costas G. Helmis, Panagiotis T. Nastos (eds.)

This publication basically contains the complaints of the eleventh overseas convention of Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics (COMECAP 2012) that's held in Athens from 30 could to at least one June 2012. The convention addresses researchers, execs and scholars attracted to the next issues: Agricultural Meteorology and Climatology, Air caliber, utilized Meteorology and Climatology, purposes of Meteorology within the strength quarter, Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry, Atmospheric Radiation, Atmospheric Boundary Layer, Biometeorology and Bioclimatology, weather Dynamics, Climatic adjustments, Cloud Physics, Dynamic and Synoptic Μeteorology, severe occasions, Hydrology and Hydrometeorology, Mesoscale Meteorology, Micrometeorology/Urban Microclimate, distant Sensing/ satellite tv for pc Meteorology and Climatology, climate research and Forecasting. The publication comprises all papers which have been authorized for presentation on the conference.

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Proc R Irish Acad Ser A 27:9 Plougonven R, Snyder C (2007) Inertia-gravity waves spontaneously generated by jets and fronts. Part I: different baroclinic life cycles. J Atmos Sci 64:2502–2520. 1 Vanneste J, Yavneh I (2004) Exponentially small inertia-gravity waves and the breakdown of quasigeostrophic balance. J Atmos Sci 61:211–223. A. J. Ioannou Abstract Tropical cyclones are among the most life threatening and destructive natural phenomena on Earth. A dynamical mechanism for cyclone intensification that has been proposed is based on the idea that patches of high vorticity associated with individual convective systems are quickly axisymmetrized, feeding their energy into the circular vortex.

1 Introduction Convective storms are meteorological phenomena of great importance as they are associated with extreme events, while at the same time are not captured accurately by any conventional observation system, since they exhibit smallscale characteristics, lifetime and size. The purpose on this study is to analyze and describe radar-based storm characteristics and to identify differences in D. Bampzelis (*) • T. G. T. 1007/978-3-642-29172-2_5, # Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012 27 28 D.

3. The storm minimum volume must be at least 15 km3. 4. A storm track must have a minimum duration of 15 min (five successive radar scans). 5.

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