Accession Number : ADA265216


Title :   Tropical Cyclone Forecasters Reference Guide. 3. Tropical Cyclone Formation


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Jeffries, Richard A ; Miller, Ronald J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a265216.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 45


Abstract : One of the keys to safe and successful naval operations in the tropics is a thorough understanding of tropical meteorology. The Tropical Cyclone Reference Guide is designed primarily as a ready reference for midlatitude forecasters required to provide tropical meteorology support to staff commanders. This report presents a comprehensive overview of tropical cyclone genesis forecast support and is Chapter 3 of the reference guide. Subjects discussed include tropical cyclone genesis forecast products, major warning center operations, tropical cyclone genesis terminology, and significant ranges of tropical cyclone genesis phenomena by basin that could be encountered in the world marine environment.... Tropical cyclone genesis, Tropical cyclone forecast center, Tropical cyclone climatology


Descriptors :   *WEATHER FORECASTING , *METEOROLOGY , *TROPICAL CYCLONES , USER MANUALS , OCEAN CURRENTS , THERMODYNAMICS , NAVAL OPERATIONS , CONVECTION(ATMOSPHERIC) , MONSOONS , CLIMATOLOGY , WIND SHEAR , ATMOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES , VORTICES , METEOROLOGICAL DATA


Subject Categories : Meteorology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE