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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE