Accession Number:

ADA184082

Title:

Tropical Cyclone Report, 1986.

Descriptive Note:

Annuaal Rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHY COMMAND CENTER/JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER FPO SAN FRANCIS CO 96630

Report Date:

1986-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

181.0

Abstract:

The mission of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center JTWC is multi-faceted and includes 1 Continuous monitoring of all tropical weather activity in the northern and southern hemispheres, from 180 degrees longitude westward to the east coast of Africa, and prompt issuance of appropriate advisories and alerts when tropical cyclone development is anticipated. 2 Issuing warnings on all significant tropical cyclones in the above area of responsibility. 3 Determination of reconnaissance requirements for tropical cyclone surveillance and assignment of appropriate priorities. 4 Post-storm analysis of all significant tropical cyclones occurring within the western North Pacific and North Indian Oceans, which includes an in-depth analysis of tropical cyclones of note and all typhoons. 5 Cooperation on the operational evaluation of tropical cyclone models and forecast aids, and the development of new techniques to support operational forecast scenarios. Keywords Tropical cyclone, Forecasting North Pacific Ocean Satellite photography Atmosphere models.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE