Accession Number:

ADA625782

Title:

An Observational and Modeling Study of Air-Sea Fluxes at Very High Wind Speeds

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Our ultimate objective is to understand and be able to predict changes in the intensities of hurricanes. Over the last three decades, there has been considerable improvement in both our understanding and our ability to predict the tracks of hurricanes, but there is, by contrast, little skill in predicting hurricane intensity change.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE