Accession Number : AD0662020

Title :   THE GENERAL CIRCULATION OF THE ATMOSPHERE IN THE LIGHT OF MORE RECENT INVESTIGATIONS,

Corporate Author : STOCKHOLM UNIV (SWEDEN) INTERNATIONAL INST OF METEOROLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Defant,Friedrich

Report Date : APR 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : Contents: The three-dimensional atmospheric field of motion; The vertical temperature stratification and position, as well as form of the tropopause in the light of more recent investigations; The normal state of the General Atmospheric Circulation in the Northern Hemisphere winter; The disturbances of the normal state of the General Atmospheric Circulation; Possible explanations of the disturbances of the normal state of the General Atmospheric Circulation.

Descriptors :   (*ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, NORTHERN HEMISPHERE), AIR MASS ANALYSIS, SWEDEN, LAPSE RATE, JET STREAMS, WIND, TROPOPAUSE, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, UPPER ATMOSPHERE

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE