Accession Number : AD0432066

Title :   SEVERE STORM DETECTION AND CIRCUMNAVIGATION.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for June 63,

Corporate Author : WEATHER BUREAU WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Lee,Jean T. ; Newton,Chester W. ; Frankhauser,James

Report Date : NOV 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 472

Abstract : Contents: Thunderstorm turbulence measurements by air-craft and concurrent radar echo evaluations; Investigation of severe storms with pulse Doppler radar; 500-kc./sec. sferics studies in severe storms; Movements and patterns of development of thunderstorms; Some relations between thunderstorm radar echoes and surface wind fields; On vectoring aircraft through thunderstorms; and Analysis of the severe weather factor in automatic control of air route traffic. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STORMS, RADAR CROSS SECTIONS), THUNDERSTORMS, TURBULENCE, DOPPLER RADAR, WIND, AIR TRAFFIC, WEATHER FORECASTING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE