Accession Number : ADA017079

Title :   Regression of Atmospheric Dust Data to Analytic Dermendjian Gamma Distribution Functions.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING LAB REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA ADVANCED SYSTEMS CONCEPTS OFFICE

Personal Author(s) : Fowler,B. W.

Report Date : 25 AUG 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This report presents a discussion of the fitting schemes for the regression of dust data to Dermendjian-type Gamma functions. These fitting techniques are demonstrated with actual field data and their shortcomings are indicated. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Atmosphere models, *Dust, *Aerosols, Special functions(Mathematical), Infrared radiation, Atmospheres, Visibility, Fitting functions(Mathematics), Algorithms, Regression analysis, Transformations(Mathematics), Iterations

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE