International Journal of Geophysics / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Observations of Coastally Transitioning West African Mesoscale Convective Systems during NAMMA

Table 1

Events selected for analysis are presented, and the parameters listed include the system type (TCP or NTCP), the date of NPOL observation, the time span in universal time, and the radiosondes that were launched during each of the cases. TCP (NTCP) refers to systems that produced (did not produce) tropical cyclones. The emboldened cases represent the most representative events for each case type.

System TypeDate (YYYY/MM/DD)Time Span (UTC)Radiosonde launches (UTC)

TCP2006/08/291100–14002006/08/28 1731
2006/08/29 1740
2006/08/30 0530
TCP2006/08/310600–13002006/08/31 0000
2006/08/31 1152
2006/08/31 1806
TCP2006/09/01-2006/09/022200–05002006/09/01 1702
2006/09/02 0017
2006/09/02 0511
NTCP2006/09/07-2006/09/081600–10002006/09/07 0000
2006/09/07 2333
2006/09/08 1152
TCP2006/09/110800–15002006/09/11 0102
2006/09/11 0549
2006/09/11 2207
NTCP2006/09/13-2006/09/141800–08002006/09/13 1738
2006/09/13 2205
2006/09/14 1020
NTCP2006/09/221200–18002006/09/22 0000
2006/09/22 1200
2006/09/23 0000
NTCP2006/09/280000–06002006/09/27 1200
2006/09/28 0000
2006/09/28 1200

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