Accession Number:

ADA248571

Title:

Gulf War Weather

Descriptive Note:

Technical note, 8 Aug 1990-31 Mar 1991

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL

Report Date:

1992-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

247.0

Abstract:

A daily history of weather that affected United States military operations from 8 August 1990 through 31 March 1991 in the conduct of the Persian Gulf War. Illustrations include weather satellite imagery of the study area, which comprised Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, and areas immediately adjoining. Separate chapters describe the weather during Operations DESERT SHIELD, DESERT STORM, and PROVIDE COMFORT. Appendices summarize mean monthly temperatures including wet-bulb globe and wind chill temperatures for selected stations in the study area. CLIMATOLOGY, METEOROLOGY, WEATHER, SATELLITE PHOTOGRAPHY, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, MILITARY OPERATIONS, WARFARE, GULF WAR, MIDDLE EAST, SAUDI ARABIA, IRAQ, IRAN, KUWAIT, PERSIAN GULF, DESERTS, TEMPERATURE, WINDS, CLOUD, VISIBILITY, DUST, SAND, FOG, THUNDERSTORMS, RAIN, SNOW, SHOWERS, WET-BULB GLOBE TEMPERATURE, WIND CHILL TEMPERATURE.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE