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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 619478, 15 pages
Numerical Modeling of the Severe Cold Weather Event over Central Europe (January 2006)
1Centro de Geofisica (CG/UE), University of Evora, 7000 Evora, Portugal
2Department of Meteorology and Climatology, University of Lodz, 90-131 Lodz, Poland
Received 23 January 2010; Revised 26 April 2010; Accepted 15 June 2010
Academic Editor: Zhaoxia Pu
Copyright © 2010 D. Hari Prasad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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