References on the topics of jet streak dynamics, ageostrophic circulation systems, and frontal conceptual models


Bluestein, H. B., 1993: Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology in Midlatitudes. Vol. II: Observations and Theory of Weather Systems. Oxford University Press, 594 pp.

Browning, K. A., 1985: Conceptual models of precipitation systems. Meteor. Mag., 114, 293-319.

Carlson, T. N., 1991: Mid-Latitude Weather Systems. HarperCollins Academic, 507 pp.

Keyser, D., and M. A. Shapiro, 1986: A review of the structure and dynamics of upper-level frontal zones. Mon. Wea. Rev., 114, 452-499.

Koch, S. E., and P. J. Kocin, 1991: Frontal contraction processes leading to the formation of an intense narrow rainband. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 46, 123-154.

Locatelli, J. D., J. E. Martin, J. A. Castle, and P. V. Hobbs, 1995: Structure and evolution of winter cyclones in the central United States and their effects on the distribution of precipitation. Part III: The development of a squall line associated with weak cold frontogenesis aloft. Mon. Wea. Rev., 123, 2641-2662.

Murray, R., and S. M. Daniels, 1953: Transverse flow at entrance and exit to jet streams. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 79, 236-241.

Namias, J., and P. F. Clapp, 1949: Confluence theory of the high tropospheric jet stream. J. Meteor., 6, 330-336.

Shapiro, M.A., 1981: Frontogenesis and geostrophically forced secondary circulations in the vicinity of jet stream-frontal zone systems. J. Atmos. Sci., 38, 954-973.

Uccellini, L. W., 1990: Processes contributing to the rapid development of extratropical cyclones. Palmen Memorial Symposium on Extratropical Cyclones. Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Uccellini, L. W., and P. J. Kocin, 1987: The interaction of jet streak circulations during heavy snow events along the east coast of the United States. Wea. Forecasting, 2, 289-308.

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