Wind estimation around the shipwreck of Oriental Star based on field damage surveys and radar observations

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Meng, Zhiyong; Yao, Dan; Bai, Lanqiang; Zheng, Yongguang; Xue, Ming; Zhang, Xiaoling; Zhao, Kun; Tian, Fuyou; Wang, Mingjun; (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Science Bulletin,volume 61,issue 4,pages330-337 (issn: 2095-9273, eissn: 2095-9281)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4752576, doi: 10.1007/s11434-016-1005-2, doi: 10.13039/501100001809
  • Subject: Tornado | 无人机 | 灾害调研 | Squall line | Microburst | 微下击暴流 | 龙卷 | Article | Drone | Bow echo | Damage survey | 弓形回波 | 飑线

Based on observational analyses and on-site ground and aerial damage surveys, this work aims to reveal the weather phenomena—especially the wind situation—when Oriental Star capsized in the Yangtze River on June 1, 2015. Results demonstrate that the cruise ship capsized... View more
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