Vorticity maxima and minima signatures are common features of the atmosphere. They indicate areas of ascending and descending circulation and atmospheric forcing and can be used to diagnose dynamic features such as the axis of maximum winds and deformation zones. This module provides insight on the analysis of these dynamic atmospheric features using Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellite imagery. The module is an adaptation of Phil Chadwick's work from the series of modules in "Dynamic Feature Identification: The Satellite Palette".
* Identify and predict vorticity maxima in order to predict areas of positive vorticity advection
* Identify and predict vorticity minima in order to predict areas of negative vorticity advection
* Identify the related axes of maximum winds, shear zones, deformation zones, and air masses
satellite meteorology, feature identification, vorticity minima, vorticity maxima
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