Accession Number : AD0748518

Title :   Spectral Structure of Turbulence in a Zone of Thick Convective Clouds,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Shmeter,S. M.

Report Date : 02 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Measurement of the velocities of vertical air gusts in various parts of the space around clouds and within cumulonimbus clouds (CB) is shown. Averaged turbulence energy spectra, obtained with the aid of aircraft measurements, are presented for various parts of a CB zone in a range of linear gust scales from 300 to 3000 m. A divergence of these spectra from the five thirds law is noted, and some factors responsible for this divergence are suggested. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS, *GUSTS), TURBULENCE, CONVECTION(ATMOSPHERIC), THUNDERSTORMS, USSR

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE