Accession Number : AD0650572

Title :   OROGRAPHIC EFFECTS ON PRECIPITATION PROCESSES.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. no. 4, 15 Mar-14 Sep 66,

Corporate Author : OREGON STATE UNIV CORVALLIS

Personal Author(s) : Mendenhall,Laurence D. ; McFadden,John V.

Report Date : MAR 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This report describes some results of preliminary analyses of pulse-to-pulse radar backscatter measurements of precipitation above and below the bright band. Other work reported on includes radar studies of orographic effects on precipitation and an unusual radar view of a lee-wave or rotor. A more comprehensive analysis of this other work will appear in the Final Report.

Descriptors :   (*METEOROLOGICAL RADAR, *ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION), (*RAINFALL, BACKSCATTERING), METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, RADAR PULSES, STATISTICAL FUNCTIONS, POWER SPECTRA, AZIMUTH, FREEZING, RADAR SIGNALS

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE