Why is the tropical cyclone boundary layer not "well-mixed"?

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Kepert, JD; Schwendike, J; Ramsay, H;
(2016)
  • Publisher: American Meteorological Society
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    arxiv: Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

Plausible diagnostics for the top of the tropical cyclone boundary layer include (i) the top of the layer of strong frictional inflow and (ii) the top of the “well-mixed” layer; that is, the layer over which potential temperature θ is approximately constant. Observation... View more
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