Accession Number:

ADA234984

Title:

An Overview of Tropical Circulation

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

WEATHER WING (1ST) HICKAM AFB HI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

This report on atmospheric circulation in tropical regions discusses its role in supporting the larger general circulation system. The historical presentation of general circulation theory, the influence of tropical circulation on heat and momentum budgets, and localized circulation patterns are discussed. The subject of tropical cyclones has not been included in this report.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE