Accession Number : ADA112002

Title :   Annual Tropical Cyclone Report, 1981.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept.

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHY COMMAND CENTER/JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER FPO SAN FRANCISCO 96630

Report Date : 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 202

Abstract : The Annual Tropical Cyclone Report is prepared by the staff of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC). The mission of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center is multifaceted and includes: Continuous meteorological monitoring of all tropical activity in the northern and southern hemispheres, from the International Date Line westward to the east coast of Africa, to anticipate tropical cyclone development; Issuing warnings for all significant tropical cyclones in the above area of responsibility; Determination of reconnaissance requirements for tropical cyclone surveillance and assignment of appropriate priorities; In depth post-analysis of all tropical cyclones occurring within the WESTPAC/Northern Indian Ocean for publication in this report; and Cooperation with NAVENVPREDRSCHFAC, Monterey on the operational evaluation of tropical cyclone models and forecast aids, and independent technique development to support operational forecast scenarios.

Descriptors :   *TROPICAL CYCLONES, NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN, ASIA, STORMS, TYPHOONS, METEOROLOGICAL DATA, POSITION(LOCATION), TRACKING, WEATHER FORECASTING, ERRORS, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, CHARTS, TABLES(DATA), PERIODICALS

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE