Tropical Cyclone Intensity Analysis

Tropical Cyclone Intensity Analysis
After completing this lesson, the learner will be able to:
  1. Describe the intensity of a circulation and how it is estimated.
  2. Describe the features, strengths and weaknesses of the following methods in determining the intensity of a circulation:
    • Dvorak Technique
    • Advanced Dvorak Technique
    • surface observations
    • scatterometry
    • microwave
    • AMSU
    • SATCON
  3. Combine and utilize the different intensity methods to determine the intensity of a tropical circulation in a range of situations.