Table of Contents


I. Introduction

This case study will cover Xynthia, a storm that developed and evolved over the North Atlantic in late February 2010.

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II. Xynthia's life cycle

In this chapter the life cycle of Xynthia is discussed. Each ASCAT pass focuses on a different phase of storm development.

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III. Final remarks on Xynthia and ASCAT

Xynthia´s life cycle was initiated by an explosive cyclogenesis. This summary will show the usefulness of ASCAT observations for analyzing Xynthia in near-real time.

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IV. Interactive overlays

This chapter will allow you to make your own overlays for the six ASCAT passes discussed in this case study.

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V. References/Bibliography

Let these comprehensive documents in the references assist you in learning more about the material discussed in this case study.

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