By Richard H. Johnson, Robert A. Houze Jr.
Through a sequence of studies through invited specialists, this monograph will pay tribute to Richard Reed's extraordinary contributions to meteorology and his management within the technological know-how group during the last 50 years.
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24c). This frontogenesis maximum strengthens further and expands northeastward to the eastern Great Lakes by 0000 UTC 10 December (Fig. 24d). The expansion and strengthening of the 500-hPa frontogenesis maximum in the 24 h ending 0000 UTC 10 December is driven almost exclusively by horizontal confluence (not shown). The twisting term contribution to frontogenesis is weakly negative in response to large-scale ascent maximizing along the warm side of the main baroclinic zone (not shown). Comparison of Figs.
The now well-defined region of tropopause folding at 0000 UTe 10 December is concentrated at the leading edge of an area of strengthening 500-hPa frontogenesis that is dominated by horizontal confluence (not shown) (Fig. 24d). Likewise, tropopause folding lies in the entrance region of the 300-hPa jet (Figs. 25d). A computation of total foldogenesis from (3) and the contributions to foldogenesis from horizontal confluence from (4) and from differential vertical motion from (5) for 1200 UTC 9 December and 0000 UTC 10 December are shown in Fig.