Accession Number : AD0771384

Title :   Dimensionless Characteristics of Turbulence in the Atmospheric Layer near the Ground,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Monin,A. S. ; Obukhov,A. M.

Report Date : 16 JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A universal law of velocity and temperature distribution is assumed to exist from dimensional considerations for regions near a smooth ground surface, neglecting Coriolis forces and molecular viscosity and thermal conductivity variations. Plots of data confirm this.

Descriptors :   *Atmospheric motion, *Turbulent boundary layer, Wind, Atmospheric temperature, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE