Distribution details. (IMAGE) Niigata University Caption Horizontal distributions of the 200-hPa geopotential height Z (contours; m), AS+ [shading; m (100 km)-1] at 1200 UTC 13 April, which indicates fields of AS maxima with respect to r at all grid points. The blue triangles denote the location of local height minima. The COL index, COL center and intensity, concave distribution shown in image. Credit Niigata University Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate caption or credit. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.