Accession Number : ADA112316

Title :   Studies in Objective Forecasting of Mesoscale Weather Using an Interactive Computer System.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 78-30 Sep 81,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON SPACE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Whittaker,Thomas M ; Johnson,Donald R

PDF Url : ADA112316

Report Date : Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Work under this contract involving weather inference from GOES data and weather prediction is summarized. The research involved extrapolation and advection of meteorological events, a statistical study relating GOES data to surface thunderstorm observations, and investigating satellite indicators of short-term changes in surface visibility. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Weather forecasting, *Meteorological data, Extrapolation, Discriminate analysis, Advection, Man computer interface, Thunderstorms, Short range(Time), Visibility, Ground level, Meteorological satellites, Statistical analysis, Indicators, Computer applications, Infrared images

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE