Accession Number:

ADA002117

Title:

A Precipitating Convective Cloud Model,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER (AIR FORCE) WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

A model presenting a physical depiction of a precipitating convective cloud is explained in detail. The mathematical computations are shown and a computer program for the model is given. This program uses the primitive equations with initial conditions to compute desired atmospheric parameters in two dimensions at some later time. The initial conditions are defined by a reference temperature, surface temperature, temperature change with height, surface wind, wind shear, and moisture distribution. Model limitations are defined by grid interval, grid size, maximum simulated time, and maximum number of iterations.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE