The authors gratefully acknowledge the generous support of Dr. Ramesh Kakar’s CAMEX field program. We thank Drs. Robbie Hood, Edward Zipser, and Frank Marks Jr. for their expert guidance of aircraft and making the field phase a success. The authors wish to thank Richard Wohlman, Dr. Biswadev Roy, and Dr. Arlene Lang for their competent and patient operation of the DC-8 dropsonde system. Dean Lauritsen and Earle Korn of NCAR ATD provided expert technical support of dropwindsonde systems in the field. Finally, the authors graciously acknowledge the expert assistance of Dr. Robert Simpson in helping to prepare this manuscript.
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