Observed Structure and Characteristics of Cold Pools over Tropical Oceans using Vector Wind Retrievals and WRF simulations

Piyush Garg1, Stephen W Nesbitt2, Timothy J Lang3, Themis Chronis4, Jeffrey D. Thayer1 and Deanna A Hence1, (1)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States, (2)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Atmospheric Sciences, Urbana, IL, United States, (3)NASA Marshall Space Flght Ctr, Huntsville, AL, United States, (4)University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States