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book reviews The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, papers focus on numerical studies of tornadic vortices and Hazards. C. Church, D. Burgess, C. Doswell, and and the supercell storms that produce most violent R. Davies-Jones, Eds. 1993. 637 pp. $85.00. $68.00 tornadoes. The third section presents five papers for AMS members. Hardbound. American Geophysi- concerned with observations of tornadicthunderstorms cal Union. ISBN 0-87590-038-0. and includes review papers on conceptual models of supercells and remote sensing of tornadic storms This comprehensive book documents the exten- using Doppler radar and lightning detection systems. sive range and number of topics that were presented The fourth section deals with tornado detection and at the Tornado Symposium III, held 2- 5 April 1991 in warning. Since radar has long been the primary tech- Norman, Oklahoma. Since the Tornado Symposium II nology used to observe characteristics of tornadic convened in 1976, there have been substantial ad- thunderstorms, it is not surprising that six of the seven vances in understanding about the structure and papers in this section describe radar applications dynamics of tornadoes and their parentthunderstorms. (Doppler and conventional). A review of satellite ob- The increase in scientific knowledge has been brought servations of tornado-producing storms concludes http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-75.12.2320
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The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, papers focus on numerical studies of tornadic vortices and Hazards. C. Church, D. Burgess, C. Doswell, and and the supercell storms that produce most violent R. Davies-Jones, Eds. 1993. 637 pp. $85.00. $68.00 tornadoes. The third section presents five papers for AMS members. Hardbound. American Geophysi- concerned with observations of tornadicthunderstorms cal Union. ISBN 0-87590-038-0. and includes review papers on conceptual models of supercells and remote sensing of tornadic storms This comprehensive book documents the exten- using Doppler radar and lightning detection systems. sive range and number of topics that were presented The fourth section deals with tornado detection and at the Tornado Symposium III, held 2- 5 April 1991 in warning. Since radar has long been the primary tech- Norman, Oklahoma. Since the Tornado Symposium II nology used to observe characteristics of tornadic convened in 1976, there have been substantial ad- thunderstorms, it is not surprising that six of the seven vances in understanding about the structure and papers in this section describe radar applications dynamics of tornadoes and their parentthunderstorms. (Doppler and conventional). A review of satellite ob- The increase in scientific knowledge has been brought servations of tornado-producing storms concludes

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Dec 1, 1994

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