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

PDF Url : AD0771384

Report Date : 16 Jul 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

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, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, TRANSLATIONS, USSR, WIND

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE