Maximizing Simulated Tropical Cyclone Intensity With Action Minimization

  title={Maximizing Simulated Tropical Cyclone Intensity With Action Minimization},
  author={David A. Plotkin and Robert J Webber and Morgan E O’Neill and Jonathan Weare and Dorian S. Abbot},
  journal={Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems},
  • D. Plotkin, R. Webber, +2 authors D. Abbot
  • Published 2019
  • Physics, Mathematics, Environmental Science
  • Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems
Direct computer simulation of intense tropical cyclones (TCs) in weather models is limited by computational expense. Intense TCs are rare and have small-scale structures, making it difficult to produce large ensembles of storms at high resolution. Further, models often fail to capture the process of rapid intensification, which is a distinguishing feature of many intense TCs. Understanding rapid intensification is especially important in the context of global warming, which may increase the… Expand
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