Accession Number : AD0829323

Title :   ANALYSES AND FORECASTING OF SEA-SURFACE TEMPERATURE (SST),

Corporate Author : NAVY WEATHER RESEARCH FACILITY NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s) : Wolff, P. M. ; Carstensen, L. P. ; Laevastu, T.

Report Date : 22 JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 67

Abstract : This report describes the importance and use of sea-surface temperature (SST) data and the factors affecting and determining its distribution and changes. Subjective analyses and objective synoptic computer analyses of SST are discussed as well as the measurement, interpretation and transmission of SST data. A list of hydrographic and maritime climatological charts and atlases is provided in appendix B.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANS, SURFACE TEMPERATURE), (*MARINE METEOROLOGY, SURFACE TEMPERATURE), OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, NORTHERN HEMISPHERE, ANOMALIES, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, HEAT TRANSFER, FOG, VISIBILITY, CLOUD COVER, INTERFACES, THICKNESS, OCEAN CURRENTS, MAPS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, PREDICTIONS, INTERACTIONS.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE