Island wind shadows observed by satellite and radar

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  • 1 National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colo. 80303
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It is proposed that a major mechanism in the maintenance of an island wind shadow is the stable thermal stratification induced when the air first passes over the heated island and then over the sea.

1 The National Center for Atmospheric Research is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

It is proposed that a major mechanism in the maintenance of an island wind shadow is the stable thermal stratification induced when the air first passes over the heated island and then over the sea.

1 The National Center for Atmospheric Research is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

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