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mesoscale

A scale used in meteorology that extends from approximately 0.7 to 70 miles (1 to 100 km). Mesoscale features include such things as thunderstorms, sea breezes, gust fronts, and macrobursts.
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From the manufacturing perspective, this kind of behavior is clearly unacceptable since it results in structurally weak mesoscale revolute joints.
Besides the dominant vertical mixing mechanism (vertical convection during the cold seasons) there are other processes that drive vertical mixing in the Baltics such as mesoscale eddies, coastal upwellings, internal waves, etc.
A mesoscale modeling investigation of tropical cyclone/hurricane forecast over the Gulf of Mexico was established under the NASA/HBCU Renewable Energy and Technology Project to adopt the numerical weather prediction model for possible use in regions where solar equipment can be used.
2007) verified HIRLAM and MM5 (Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Model) wind parameters output at two Finnish meteorological stations and showed that sea--land distributions in the model play an essential role in the accuracy of wind speed forecasting.
They discuss such topics as ocean circulation and mesoscale ocean dynamics derived from satellite altimetry; global three-dimensional thermohaline circulation and its influence on climate; seasonal cycle variations on the supercontinent of Pangaea; modal decomposition for ocean circulation; temporal variability of the Florida Current Transport; the long-term consequences of increased El Ninos in the Chilean semiarid zone; the impact of climate variability on agriculture; and the effects of El Nino on marine life in North America.
They isolated the effects of deforestation using a pair of proven computer climate models: the PSU/NCAR mesoscale atmospheric circulation model, known as MM5, and the Community Climate System Model, or CCSM.
Today's research developed numerous urban or insulated canopy schemes mesoscale models in order to approximate the drag and turbulent production effects of a city, or small hills on the air flow.
In addition, the development of mesoscale snowbands was correctly predicted with the associated computed values for [[sigma].
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Goddard Institute for Space Studies global climate model at 4[degrees] x 5[degrees] resolution was linked to the Penn State/National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesoscale Model 5 and the Community Multiscale Air Quality atmospheric chemistry model at 36 km horizontal grid resolution to simulate hourly regional meteorology and [O.
At high values of strain, there is a drop in complex viscosity for all TPV batches, indicating a breakdown of the molecular and mesoscale network structure comprising a TPV.
FNMOC will augment its SGI high-performance computing resources with a new 256-processor SGI(R) Origin(R) 3900 supercomputer and 6TB of SGI TP9500 storage and support application of the Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System (COAMPS(TM)) model at resolutions of a few kilometers.