Accession Number:

AD0611337

Title:

PRELIMINARY STUDIES OF FORMATION AND STABILITY OF CONCENTRATED VORTICES NEAR THE GROUND

Descriptive Note:

Scientific rept.

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES

Report Date:

1964-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

The report summarizes the present status of a continuing investigation into the mysteries of the small-scale atmospheric vortex, usually known as the dust devil or whirlwind. Many of the basic concepts of vortex flow presented apply to the larger-scale tornado as well.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE