Accession Number : ADA180492

Title :   Determining Large Scale Tendency Terms for NOWLAPS (Navy Over-Water Local Atmospheric Prediction System). Users Guide.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 18 Dec 85-30 Sep 86,

Corporate Author : RESEARCH AND DATA SYSTEMS INC LANHAM-SEABROOK MD

Personal Author(s) : Penn,Lanning ; Ardanuy,Philip

Report Date : APR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Procedures are described for manually computing the large sacle tendency (LST) terms for NOWLAPS, a one-dimensional planetary boundary layer model designed for shipboard use. A description of the design and testing of the LST method is provided in NAVENVPREDRSCHFAC Contractor Report CR 87-07, Determining Large Scale Tendency Terms for the Navy Over-Water Local Atmospheric Prediction System (NOWLAPS). Keywords: Planetary; Boundary layer; Advection; Atmospheric modeling; Modeling.

Descriptors :   *ATMOSPHERE MODELS, ADVECTION, USER MANUALS, SHIPBOARD, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, NAVAL VESSELS, ONE DIMENSIONAL

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE