Orographic Channeling of a Cold Front by the Pyrenees

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  • 1 Institute of Atmospheric Physics, German Aerospace Research Establishment (DFVLR) Oberpfaffenhofen, Federal Republic of Germany
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Abstract

The channeling effect of the Pyrenees on a cold front is illustrated using high resolution surface data. Satellite data support the analysis of the surface data and show that the surface front is trapped to a significant degree in the vicinity of the mountains.

Abstract

The channeling effect of the Pyrenees on a cold front is illustrated using high resolution surface data. Satellite data support the analysis of the surface data and show that the surface front is trapped to a significant degree in the vicinity of the mountains.

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