Accession Number : AD0713860

Title :   Turbulence Measurements Made from FLIP in BOMEX.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 3, 15 Aug 69-15 Aug 70,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Portman,Donald J. ; Davidson,Kenneth L. ; Walter,Michael A.

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : Simultaneous measurements of wind velocity components with hot-film anemometers, air temperature fluctuations, and wave heights were made about 200 miles east northeast of Barbados during BOMEX. A total of 54 hours of measurements were made during the last two weeks in May, 1969. Of these, 23 had simultaneous recordings of wind velocity components and temperature fluctuations at two heights. Measurement heights were 2, 3, 6 and 8 meters above mean water level. Three different computer facilities have been employed in processing the data to obtain probability distribution functions, joint probability distribution functions, spectrum functions and cross-spectrum functions for velocity components, temperature fluctuations and wave heights. Examples of the calculation results are given and briefly described. They show specific effects of waves on the velocity components. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARINE METEOROLOGY, *WEST INDIES), (*STABILIZED PLATFORMS, MARINE METEOROLOGY), OCEAN WAVES, VELOCITY, HEAT FLUX, POWER SPECTRA, DETECTORS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, DATA PROCESSING

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE