Accession Number:

ADA160144

Title:

Low-Level Wind Systems in the Warsaw Pact Countries.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL

Report Date:

1985-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

This technical note provides a comprehensive survey of local wind systems in the Warsaw Pact and adjacent NATO and neutral countries. The region surveyed is divided into two geographical areas that cover most of Europe. Local winds are named and related to listed meteorological definitions. Distinctive wind characteristics are identified for the specific local wind or for its locale. Maps showing distribution and location of local wind systems are included. Additional local wind names are listed. Locally-named winds are defined and described. Keywords Local winds Wind effects Wind direction Wind speed Turbulence Antitriptic winds Katabatic and Anabatic winds Pressure gradient winds Land and sea breezes Mountain and valley winds Orographically-modified winds Foehn Bora Jet-effect Maloja Liptowski Tatra Koszawa Orkoschava Sukhovei Tramontana Bise Polak Boehmischer Kossava Crivetz Nemere Liva Vardarac Struma Raghieh Etesian Novorossiysk Bora Scirocco and Sirocco Winds Mountain wave Standing wave Laminar streaming Standing eddy streaming Wave streaming Rotor streaming Cap cloud Foehn wall.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE