Accession Number : AD0701109

Title :   ENVIRONMENTAL DATA BASE FOR REGIONAL STUDIES IN THE HUMID TROPICS.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual rept. nos. 6-7, 1 Mar 68-28 Feb 69,

Corporate Author : ARMY TROPIC TEST CENTER FORT CLAYTON CANAL ZONE

Personal Author(s) : Garrett,Edward E.

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 85

Abstract : The report, summarizes the activities of the Environmental Data Base Project for the period March 1968 through 1969 and contains a brief statement on project background, scope, and observation sites, together with some analyses of the collected data. The Climate Section contains an operational description of the automatic data and recording system, a detailed analysis of the climatological and measurement aspects of evaporation. The Soils and Hydrology Section presents the profile descriptions of the soils at the Fort Kobbe Satellite Sites. The Vegetation Section contains an analysis of litter fall at the Albrook Forest Site. The section of Atmospheric Chemistry consists of a brief summarization of activities in this field for the reporting period. The section on Macrofauna contains a tabulated listing of insects secured under the black-light sampling program. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, CLIMATE), (*CLIMATE, TROPICAL REGIONS), MICROMETEOROLOGY, SOILS, TRAFFICABILITY, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, PLANTS(BOTANY), MICROORGANISMS, CONTAMINATION, MICROBIOLOGY, METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS, HUMIDITY, PANAMA, MAPS

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE