Accession Number : AD0683088

Title :   AEROSYNOPTIC CONDITIONS OF THE HEIGHT OF THE UPPER CLOUD BOUNDARY ALONG THE TASHKENT-MOSCOW AIR ROUTE,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Bugaeva,I. V. ; Romanov,N. N.

Report Date : 12 JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : The report concerns the results of an aerosynoptic analysis of a large number (1,550) of flight reports collected along the Tashkent-Moscow air route by crews of TU-104 and IL-18 aircraft with respect to the height of the upper cloud boundary (at levels 5 to 12 km, with most data broken down by 1-km levels). There is a discussion of the characteristic heights of the upper cloud boundary along fronts, in different forms of pressure field, and in relation to advection of different signs, the position of the tropopause and other factors. The data are broken down by warm and cold seasons of the year, since the upper cloud boundary differs sharply in the case of convective clouds. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CLOUDS, UPPER ATMOSPHERE), (*METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, DISTRIBUTION), PERIODIC VARIATIONS, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, CONVECTION(ATMOSPHERIC), TROPOPAUSE, BOUNDARY LAYER, CLOUD COVER, FLIGHT CREWS, TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, TROPICAL CYCLONES, USSR

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE