Accession Number:

ADA347163

Title:

Description of the Battlescale Forecast Model

Descriptive Note:

Final rept

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH LAB WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE NM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

141.0

Abstract:

The Battlescale Forecast Model, which was developed at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, is a major part of the U.S. Army Integrated Meteorological System Block II software. The Battlescale Forecast Model can be used operationally over any part of the world by using meteorological data obtained through the Automated Weather Distribution System. The Integrated Weather Effects Decision Aids utilize the Battlescale Forecast Model output file to calculate the values of their parameters. The Atmospheric Sounding Program generates products such as probability of thunderstorm occurrence, icing, visibility, and turbulence. This report describes the theoretical and mathematical principles used in the Battlescale Forecast Model, and shows some examples of inputoutput data.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE