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ESD | Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 785-795, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-785-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 785-795, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-785-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 08 Jun 2018

Research article | 08 Jun 2018

Tagging moisture sources with Lagrangian and inertial tracers: application to intense atmospheric river events

Vicente Pérez-Muñuzuri et al.
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Two Lagrangian tracer tools are evaluated for studies on atmospheric moisture sources and pathways. Usual Lagrangian methods consider the initial moisture volume to remain constant and the particle to follow flow path lines exactly. In a different approach, the initial volume can be considered to depend on time as it is advected by the flow due to thermodynamic processes. Drag and buoyancy forces must then be considered.
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