Accession Number : AD0705184

Title :   VERTICAL SHEAR MODES IN INERTIAL WAVES ON A ROTATING EARTH.

Descriptive Note : Physical sciences research papers,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : Moses,Harry E.

Report Date : MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : Knowledge and understanding of upper atmospheric winds (air motions) are important elements in the design and operation of vehicles traversing this regime. This report describes mathematically some of these air motions and relates them to observations made using chemical trails. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UPPER ATMOSPHERE, *WIND), MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, ROTATION, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, VORTICES, HYDRODYNAMICS

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE