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Session 2 - Everything Else.
Display session, Friday, June 27
Ballroom C, Chair: Richard Canfield

[2.57] The Nature of Supergranulation from SOI-MDI Dopplergrams

M. L. DeRosa, J. Toomre (JILA, University of Colorado)

We discuss the distribution of supergranule cell areas and evolutionary characteristics as determined from a series of SOI-MDI dopplergrams. Patches of the photospheric velocity field 30^\circ\times30^\circ (heliographic) in size were tracked as they rotated across the disk of the sun. Supergranule boundaries were identified on each tracked image by a pattern recognition algorithm, from which supergranule area distributions and evolutionary trends are found.


The author(s) of this abstract have provided an email address for comments about the abstract: derosa@colorado.edu

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