Mesoscale Cyclogenesis Dynamics Over the Southwestern Ross Sea , Antarctica

  • J. Carrasco, DAWD, H. BROMWICH Byrd Polar
  • Published 2007


Previous work has shown that frequent mesoscale cyclogenesis adjacent to Franklin Island is linked to the strong and persistent katabatic winds from East Antarctica which funnel into Terra Nova Bay and then blow out over the southwestern Ross Sea. Four mesoscale cyclones that formed near Terra Nova Bay between February 16 and 20, 1988 are examined to more… (More)

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