Objective method for classifying air masses: an application to the analysis of Buenos Aires’ (Argentina) urban heat island intensity

@article{Bejarn2003ObjectiveMF,
  title={Objective method for classifying air masses: an application to the analysis of Buenos Aires’ (Argentina) urban heat island intensity},
  author={Rub{\'e}n Bejar{\'a}n and I. A. Camilloni},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Climatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={74},
  pages={93-103}
}
Summary¶During recent years, numerous studies have examined the Buenos Aires urban climate, but the relationship between large-scale weather conditions and the Buenos Aires urban heat island (UHI) intensity has not been studied. The goal of this paper is to apply an objective synoptic climatological method to identify homogeneous air masses or weather types affecting Buenos Aires during winter, and to relate the results to the UHI intensity. A K-means clustering method was used to define six… 
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