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Sea Storms Which Affected Central Tyrrhenian Coasts Of The Italian Peninsula In 2002

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CENV040281

Volume

68

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

4,186 kb

Author(s)

S. Palmieri, A.M. Siani, G.R. Casale & E. Sansone

Abstract

A diagnostic evaluation of several sea storms in the West coasts of Italy during 2002 was carried out considering the atmospheric characteristics of the storms and the interaction between the motion of atmosphere and the sea. The application of various diagnostic tools indicates common features as well as differences among the cases analysed. The role of latent heat transfer from the sea to the atmosphere is considered. The observing network of buoys moored by the Institute of Meteorology and Oceanography of the University of Naples \“Parthenope” and by the Agency for the Protection of Environment and

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