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Common Remarks

Mesoscale convective complexes (MCCs) are a frequently occurring sub-class of mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) that are widely observed around the globe. These large, long-lasting organized systems are comprised of an ensemble of thunderstorms. They produce a contiguous precipitation area over a relatively large area.

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I. Cloud Structure In Satellite Images

Learn about how to recognise and detect Mesoscale Convective Complexes in satellite images.

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II. Meteorological Physical Background

Find out more about the meteorlogical and physical background of Mesoscale Convective Complexes

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III. Key Parameters

Learn which key parameters to use for montoring Mesoscale Convective Complexes

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IV. Typical Appearance In Vertical Cross Sections

Find out the typical appearance of Arctic Mesoscale Convective Complexes in vertical cross section

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V. Weather Events

Explore the weather events associated with Mesoscale Convective Complexes

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VI. References

Let these comprehensive documents in the references assist you in finding more about Mesoscale Convective Complexes

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