Accession Number:

ADA142441

Title:

Objective Analysis and Prediction Techniques - 1983.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Dec 82-30 Nov 83,

Corporate Author:

SYSTEMS AND APPLIED SCIENCES CORP VIENNA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-11-30

Pagination or Media Count:

220.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes weather research conducted in several technical areas in numerical weather prediction, development of a multivariate, global statistical of analysis system, generalization of the Machenbauer initialization method, objective analysis with Hough vectors in mesoscale forecasting error analysis of LFM-II forecasts, development of forecast guidance and enhanced manually digitized radar MDR displays in boundary layer meteorology, specialized computer programs for studies of wind shear, atmospheric attenuation effects on remote sensing, atmospheric chemical dispersion modeling, fog modeling, microwave refractive structure determination in radar meteorology, study of single-Doppler detection of synoptic-scale wind, relative storm motions, detection of gust fronts, sub-storm scale motions, development of mesocyclone detection and classification algorithm, construction of CO2 Doppler lidar in satellite meteorology, development of VAS data processing software, implementation on McIDAS of Air Force operational nephanalysis, study correlating MDR data with satellite imagery, development of microprocessor-based satellite data ingest system, maintenance and operation of AFGL McIDAS. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Meteorology
  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE