CONVECTIVE CLOUD FEATURES IN TYPICAL SYNOPTIC ENVIRONMENTS: THE SPANISH PLUME - KEY PARAMETERS

by FMI


Stability index on isobaric surfaces

16 May 2000/12.00 UTC - Meteosat IR image; yellow: Showalter index

Equivalent potential temperature at 850 hPa

16 May 2000/12.00 UTC - Meteosat IR image; magenta: Equivalent potential temperature at 850 hPa

Thermal Front Parameter (TFP)

16 May 2000/12.00 UTC - Meteosat IR image; blue: thermal front parameter


SUB-MENU OF CONVECTIVE CLOUD FEATURES IN TYPICAL SYNOPTIC ENVIRONMENTS: THE SPANISH PLUME
METEOROLOGICAL PHYSICAL BACKGROUND
TYPICAL APPEARANCE IN VERTICAL CROSS SECTIONS