Accession Number : ADA321340

Title :   Soil Moisture Agrometeorological Services.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL

Personal Author(s) : Sturm, William J.

PDF Url : ADA321340

Report Date : JUN 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : This report provides a technical synopsis of the automated programs used operationally by USAFETAC to satisfy agrometeorological requirements. Both the Thornthwaite Bookkeeping method and the application of the Penman Radiation Equations are detailed. Each method fully develops all steps used to produce the final results which are used to monitor crop conditions around the globe.

Descriptors :   *MOISTURE CONTENT, *FARM CROPS, *AGRONOMY, CLIMATE, SOLAR RADIATION, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, EVAPOTRANSPIRATION, SOIL DYNAMICS, CLIMATOLOGY, ALBEDO, SOIL SURVEYS.

Subject Categories : Agronomy, Horticulture and Aquiculture
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE