Accession Number:

AD0631790

Title:

COMPUTER PROCESSING OF MESOSCALE RAWINSONDE DATA FROM PROJECT STORMY SPRING.

Descriptive Note:

Special repts.,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Report Date:

1966-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

100.0

Abstract:

This report documents the data reduction procedures used for processing the mesoscale rawinsonde data obtained during Project Stormy Spring. Temperature and humidity data at each pressure contact about each half-minute and azimuth and elevation data at either two or ten times per minute were entered on punched cards. The 50-mb layer data for a series of soundings at one station were computed and used in another program to compute local time derivatives and single-station thermodynamic vertical velocities. Data at numerous isobaric and isentropic levels were obtained by interpolation. Data output took a variety of forms including listings of soundings, time sections, isobaric and isentropic plane sections, mechanical plots of soundings of Skew-T log P diagrams, time traces, punched cards, and magnetic tapes. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware
  • Telemetry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE