Satellite observations of modulation of surface winds by typhoon-induced upper ocean cooling

[1] Two remote sensing data sets, the Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and the NASA QuikSCAT ocean surface wind vectors, are analysed to study ocean-atmosphere interactions in cold SST regions formed in the trail of two typhoon events. Anomalously cold SST patches up to 6 C below the surrounding warm tropical ocean SST are… CONTINUE READING