Accession Number : AD0611852

Title :   PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1964 ARMY CONFERENCE ON TROPICAL METEOROLOGY, HELD AT FORT MONMOUTH, NEW JERSEY, 14-15 MAY 1964.

Descriptive Note : Rept. no. 6,

Corporate Author : MIAMI UNIV FLA MARINE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Hiser,Homer W. ; Gerrish,Harold P.

Report Date : DEC 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 174

Abstract : Contents: A summary of upper wind observations over Thailand and neighboring areas; Meteorological studies of Southeast Asia; Some preliminary results of the Barbados field program: A statistical measure of the importance of convection in tropical rainfall; Wind structure over a tropical island: A preliminary survey; Kinematics and dynamics of tropical precipitation; Hailstorms from tropics to mid-latitudes; Atmospheric electricity phenomena in the upper air over Poona, India; Friction over the sea; Comparison of mean seasonal pressure patterns over Africa with synoptic weather developments; Tropical rainfall patterns and associated meso-scale systems; A summary of mesoscale studies of instability patterns and winds in the tropics and subtropics at the University of Miami; Convection on the mesoscale; A circular cloud system south of Japan; Research at the national hurricane research project; Climatological aids to tropical analysis and forecasting; The feasibility of adding gravity waves to a common-model for numerical weather prediction in the tropics.

Descriptors :   (*METEOROLOGY, TROPICAL REGIONS), (*ARMY RESEARCH, SYMPOSIA), (*SYMPOSIA, ARMY RESEARCH), ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, SOUTHEAST ASIA, WEST INDIES, PACIFIC OCEAN ISLANDS, CENTRAL AMERICA, JAPAN, AFRICA, INDIA, CLIMATE, GEOPHYSICS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE