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Title: Identification of anomalous movements of thunderstorms using radar and satellite data
Author: Moral Méndez, Anna del
Director/Tutor: Llasat Botija, María del Carmen
Rigo, Tomeu
Keywords: Tempestes
Imatges satel·litàries
Treballs de fi de màster
Remote-sensing images
Master's theses
Issue Date: 2016
Abstract: One of the most adverse weather phenomena in Catalonia are thunderstorms producing severe weather phenomenon like heavy rainfalls, hail storms, or tornadoes. Sometimes, these thunderstorms seem to have marked paths although in some cases these trajectories vary sharply, changing completely the movement directions that have previously followed, either breaking into several cells, or joining into a bigger one. In order to identify the main features of the developing process of thunderstorms and the anomalous movements that these may in some cases follow, this paper presents a methodology that follows 3 main steps; previous classification of the events, cell identification, and finally, tracking of the cells identified. The methodology combines radar and satellite images.
Note: Màster de Meteorologia, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2014-2015, Tutors: Mª del Carme Llasat Botija, Tomeu Rigo Ribas
Appears in Collections:Màster Oficial - Meteorologia

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