Accession Number : AD0742712

Title :   Physics of Clouds and Their Modifications (Selected Articles),

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Sulakvelidze,G. K. ; Terskova,T. N. ; Burtseva ,L. V. ; Kalazhokov,Kh. Kh. ; Khokonov,Kh. B.

Report Date : 08 FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 137

Abstract : ;Contents: The results of testing a hail-cloud model; A method of calculating vertical velocities with consideration of orography when forecasting small-scale precipitation; Study of the characteristics of propagation of an aerosol dispersed by the explosion of an 'El'Brus-2' anti-hail projectile in the atmosphere; Basic equations of the microphysics and thermohydrodynamics of a two-phase cloud medium; The question of the heterogeneous formation of the new phase; The equilibrium condensation of water vapor in an ascending air current; Thermodynamic conditions for the formation of a cumulus cloud; Development of the accumulation zone and its influence on an updraft.

Descriptors :   (*CLOUDS, HYDRODYNAMICS), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, HAIL, RAIN, CLOUD COVER, CUMULUS CLOUDS, THERMODYNAMICS, USSR

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE