Accession Number : AD0616536

Title :   A DIAGNOSTIC STUDY AT 100MB OF THE ZONALLYAVERAGED FIELDS OF HEAT STORAGE, HEAT TRANSPORT AND DIABATIC HEATING IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE DURING EARLY APRIL 1963.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : McCloskey,Terry J.

Report Date : 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The diabatic heating rate at 100mb is determined from the thermodynamic equation, utilizing previous calculations of the potential function X and the 'vertical velocity' for the period 1-5 April 1963. The four basic terms of the expanded thermodynamic equation; storage, stream-velocity, X-potential advection, and vertical heat transport are examined individually, and added to obtain Q, the diabatic heating rate which is compared to the results of previous investigations. The zonallyaveraged heating rates are discussed in terms of stratosphere circulations and their associated physical mechanisms. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NORTHERN HEMISPHERE, CLIMATE), (*CLIMATE, NORTHERN HEMISPHERE), TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE