Accession Number : ADA116962


Title :   A Climatological Study of the AFGL Mesonetwork. Volume 2


Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept.


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE GEOPHYSICS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA


Personal Author(s) : Brown, H Albert


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a116962.pdf


Report Date : 11 Jan 1982


Pagination or Media Count : 281


Abstract : This volume is a five-part statistical summary of surface weather observations collected by 13 stations of the AFGL Mesonetwork during the period September 1972 through August 1973. Section 1 gives the monthly and annual cumulative percentage frequencies of extinction coefficient. Section 2 contains the diurnal cumulative percentage frequency of extinction coefficient for each month of the twelve-month period. Section 3 shows the annual and monthly percentage frequency distribution of wind speeds in 12 classes. Section 4 contains the diurnal percentage frequency distribution of wind speed for each month of the twelve-month period. Section 5 presents a monthly and annual bivariate percentage frequency distribution of wind direction and speed.


Descriptors :   *WIND , *VISIBILITY , EXTINCTION , TIME , WIND VELOCITY , DIURNAL VARIATIONS , STATISTICAL ANALYSIS , WIND DIRECTION , SEASONAL VARIATIONS , COEFFICIENTS


Subject Categories : Meteorology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE