Accession Number : AD0430424

Title :   THE EFFECTS OF MOUNTAINS ON AIR CURRENTS,

Corporate Author : REDSTONE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION CENTER REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA

Personal Author(s) : Gazzola,Adriano

Report Date : 07 FEB 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : A brief discussion is presented about the state of art of research on orographic waves. Analogy is made to water waves. Orographic clouds are described, and the 'rotor' phenomena is explained. Notes are made on the theory of wave motion under ideal conditions and in the different atmospheric layers. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, MOUNTAINS), (*ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, THEORY), WIND, THEORY, METEOROLOGY, CUMULUS CLOUDS, CIRRUS CLOUDS, LAMINAR FLOW, TURBULENCE, STRATUS CLOUDS, HYDRODYNAMICS, MOTION, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, OSCILLATION, STRATOSPHERE, TROPOSPHERE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE