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COMET Case Study 015: Southeast U.S. Cyclogenesis 1998 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

Abstract: This case follows the evolution of a low pressure system through its life cycle as it moved from Arkansas to Illinois, and provides a good example of the effects of model biases in the AVN model. The errors introduced to the AVN model due to inherent biases resulted in an incorrect prediction of strong cyclogenesis over the Gulf of Mexico.

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Description: COMET Case 015 documentation, information and data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.0   S: 25.0   E: -80.0   W: -101.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: COMET Case Study 015: Southeast U.S. Cyclogenesis
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/JOSS
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-04-27
Stop Date: 1998-04-30
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Cooperative Distributed Interactive Atmospheric Catalog System, Earth Observing Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: codiac at
Contact Address:
Codiac Data Archive
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000-FL4
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online ftp
Distribution Size: varies
Distribution Format: varies
Fees: None
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-02-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-21

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