The authors wish to thank Tom Schroeder, Gary Barnes, Mark Lander, Paul Jendrowski, Hann-Ming “Henry” Juang, and James Partain for their insightful comments and suggestions. Comments by the two reviewers also helped improve the presentation of the paper. Brooks Bays provided graphical assistance on several of the figures. This paper is funded, in part, by Cooperative Agreement NA37RJ0199 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and through the UCAR COMET Outreach Program under Grant UCAR S94-43844. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its subagencies.
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