Accession Number : AD0250448

Title :   STATIC STABILITY MEASURES IN THE ATMOSPHERE

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s) : GATES, W. LAWRENCE

Report Date : 31 OCT 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : VARIOUS MEASURES OF STATIC STABILITY IN THE ATMOSPHERE ARE REVIEWED AND THEIR USES BRIEFLY DISCUSSED. THE MEAN VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION OF NINE STABILITY MEASURES IS GIVEN FOR 100 MB TROPOSHERIC LAYERS, AND FORELECTED STRATOSPHERIC LAYERS. THE AVERAGE GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OVER THE US IS ALSO DISCUSSED AND ILLUSTRATED FOR ONE STABILITY MEASURE THE SEASONAL DIFFERENCES IN STABILITY DISTRIBUTION ARE DISCUSSED FROM. THE JANUARY AND JULY AVERAGE DATA FOR 45 US RADIOSONDE STATIONS

Descriptors :   *ATMOSPHERES, *METEOROLOGY, LAPSE RATE, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, STABILITY, STRATOSPHERE.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE