Accession Number : AD0768749

Title :   Global View of the Origin of Tropical Disturbances and Storms.

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : NAVY WEATHER RESEARCH FACILITY NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s) : Gray,William M.

Report Date : MAR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The basic report is a progressive step in an updating of tropical storm climatology. It discusses areas which subsequently became tropical geographic areas: the northwest Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the West Indies. Mean motion fields were computed with respect to a coordinate system with its origin at the moving potential storm center.

Descriptors :   (*STORMS, TROPICAL REGIONS), TROPOSPHERE, HEATING, WIND, VORTICES, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, PACIFIC OCEAN, INDIAN OCEAN, WEST INDIES, MARINE METEOROLOGY

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE