Accession Number : ADA320832

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 : ADA320832

Report Date : DEC 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 32

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

Descriptors :   *WEATHER FORECASTING, *SURFACE TEMPERATURE, DATA BASES, COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION, ALGORITHMS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, METEOROLOGICAL DATA, SOLAR RADIATION, EARTH SURFACE, HEAT FLUX, CLOUD PHYSICS, ATMOSPHERE MODELS, HUMIDITY.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE