Accession Number : AD0433743

Title :   A HISTORICAL SURVEY OF STATISTICAL WEATHER PREDICTION,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR STATION NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s) : O'Neill,Thomas H. R.

Report Date : 16 DEC 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : This work presents the history of the use of statistics in weather forecasting and describes the evolution of the more important statistical methods in this field: graphical techniques, periodicity, empirical orthogonal functions, and multiple discriminant analysis. A bibliography consisting of 141 references, divided by topics, and an appendix listing these references chronologically are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WEATHER FORECASTING, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS), (*METEOROLOGY, BIBLIOGRAPHIES), PERIODIC VARIATIONS, HISTORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE