Accession Number : ADA302632

Title :   The Air Force Global Weather Central Surface Temperature Model.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE GLOBAL WEATHER CENTRAL OFFUTT AFB NE

Personal Author(s) : Kopp, Thomas J.

PDF Url : ADA302632

Report Date : DEC 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : This report describes AFGWC' 5 Surface Temperature Model (SFCTMP) mainframe computer program; explains how it produces global temperature analyses and forecasts at and near the earth's surface. The report also covers the various processors used and the ties to other models, particularly the RTNEPH and quality control and deficiencies.

Descriptors :   *METEOROLOGICAL DATA, *WEATHER FORECASTING, *SURFACE TEMPERATURE, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA BASES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, ALGORITHMS, GLOBAL, OPTIMIZATION, OCEAN SURFACE, REAL TIME, WIND, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, ACCURACY, INPUT OUTPUT PROCESSING, TERRAIN, HIGH RESOLUTION, INTERPOLATION, QUALITY CONTROL, SOLAR RADIATION, EARTH SURFACE, EVAPORATION, HEAT FLUX, CLOUD PHYSICS, ATMOSPHERE MODELS, HUMIDITY, DIURNAL VARIATIONS.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE