Accession Number:

AD0657021

Title:

THE TROPICAL UPPER TROPOSPHERIC TROUGH AS A SECONDARY SOURCE OF TYPHOONS AND A PRIMARY SOURCE OF TRADEWIND DISTURBANCES.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Feb 64-31 Jan 67,

Corporate Author:

HAWAII INST OF GEOPHYSICS HONOLULU

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-07-03

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

Surface and 250 mb analyses for a 9-day summer period over the North Pacific, together with satellite photographs, are shown to illustrate 1 the development of a typhoon and a tropical storm from cyclonic cells in the tropical upper tropospheric trough, and 2 the dominance of the trough in producing tradewind weather. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE