Accession Number : ADA302329

Title :   Tropical Cyclone Forecasters Reference Guide 4. Tropical Cyclone Motion.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Sampson, C. R. ; Jeffries, R. A. ; Neumann, C. J.

PDF Url : ADA302329

Report Date : OCT 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 124

Abstract : One of the keys to safe and successful naval operations in the tropics is an understanding of tropical meteorology. The Tropical Cyclone Forecasters Reference Guide is designed primarily as a ready reference for weather forecasters required to provide tropical meteorology support to staff commanders. This report provides an overview of tropical cyclone motion forecasting and is Chapter 4 of the reference guide. Subjects discussed include operational forecasting procedures, synoptic pattern recognition, and tropical cyclone track climatology.

Descriptors :   *WEATHER FORECASTING, *TROPICAL CYCLONES, TRACKING, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, NAVAL OPERATIONS, CLIMATOLOGY.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE