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Upper Waves are cloud bulges at the rear edge of Cold Front cloud bands. They are associated with upper level processes and do not develop.

I. Cloud Structure In Satellite Images

Learn about how to recognise and detect Upper Wave in satellite images.

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II. Meteorological Physical Background

Find out more about the meteorlogical and physical background of Upper Wave.

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III. Key Parameters

Learn which key parameters to use for Upper Wave

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IV. Typical Appearance In Vertical Cross Sections

Find out the typical appearance of Upper Wave in vertical cross section

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V. Weather Events

Explore the weather events associated with Upper Wave

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VI. References

Let these comprehensive documents in the references assist you in finding more about Upper Wave

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VII. Special Investigations

Can an Upper Wave develop into a Wave?

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