Accession Number:

ADA234993

Title:

The Caribbean Basin: A Refractivity Study

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

352.0

Abstract:

A descriptive climatology of atmospheric refractivity in the Caribbean Basin, prepared from USAFETACS upper-air climatic database. Climatologies are provided by season and by hour. Actual climatologies in an appendix are preceded by a review of refractivity theory, a discussion of the meteorology of anomalous propagation, an explanation of the presentation scheme, and a summary of the climatologies.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE