Accession Number : ADP005755

Title :   A Summary of Atmospheric Turbulence Measurements with Specially-Equipped Aircraft in the U.S.A.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HAMPTON VA LANGLEY RESEARCH CEN TER

Personal Author(s) : Murrow, H. N.

Report Date : DEC 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This paper summarizes the technique of measurement of atmospheric turbulence in the form of true gust velocity. Specific aspects pointed out are related to NASA programs conducted over the last 15 years. Liberal use is made of references for details. Some recommendations resulting from a Spring 1986 workshop on atmospheric turbulence are also presented.

Descriptors :   *TURBULENCE, *ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, *GUSTS, FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS, VELOCITY, DYNAMIC RESPONSE, MEASUREMENT, METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS.

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
      Meteorology
      Research and Experimental Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE