Tornado Dynamics

The project on tornado dynamics addresses the stability and mechanisms responsible for the growth of tornado vortices.

Publications

Nolan, David S. and B. F. Farrell, 1999: Generalized stability analyses of asymmetric disturbances in one- and two-celled vortices maintained by radial inflow. J. Atmos. Sci.,56, 1282-1307. pdf

Nolan, David S. and B. F. Farrell, 1999: The structure and dynamics of tornado-like vortices. J. Atmos. Sci.,56, 2908-2936. pdf

Nolan, David S. and B. F. Farrell, 1999: The intensification of two-dimensional swirling flows by stochastic asymmetric forcing. J. Atmos. Sci.,56, 3937-3962 pdf