synoptic scale

synoptic scale

[sə′näp·tik ′skāl]
(meteorology)
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The intensity of the jet stream is proportional to the synoptic scale temperature differences.
Although the question of station representativeness has been studied at a synoptic scale for longer timescales (e.
Modelling local and synoptic scale influences on ozone concentrations in a topographically complex region of Southern Italy, Atmospheric Environment.
Moreover we attempted to identify and understand the various mesoscale to synoptic scale system and their interaction for the formation of convective cells which lead to EHRE.
The synoptic scale corresponds to the typical size of mid-latitude high and low pressure systems (approximately a horizontal length of 1,000 km or 620 miles).
Synoptic scale atmospheric circulation in Estonia is described in greater detail in [7], where the classification of the trajectories of the cyclones that influence weather in Estonia can be found.
Most of these synoptic scale systems are affected by topography, resulting in various climates at the basin level.
The situation was steady at the synoptic scale during all the run.
The classification that we used in this paper is based on the position and orientation of synoptic scale geopotential height patterns with respect to the area of interest (Athens) (15).
During the summer season, thunderstorms along the central gulf coast are often widespread and frequently occur in the absence of synoptic scale forcing.
6 Synoptic Scale Motions I: Quasi-geostrophic Analysis