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Accession Number ADA602942
Title Mesoscale Predictability of Terrain Induced Flows.
Publication Date Sep 2009
Media Count 7p
Personal Author D. R. Durran
Abstract To develop an understanding of the predictability of small-scale atmospheric circulations appearing in forecasts generated by state-of-the-art high-resolution mesoscale models. Using previously collected observations and archived simulations performed using the Navys COAMPS model, as well as new simulations, we focus on assessing the predictability of winds, mountain waves and clear air turbulence (CAT) in the lee of the Sierra Nevada.
Keywords Atmospheric motion
Cat(Clear air turbulence)
Mesoscale predictabilities
Terrain induced flows

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 55A - Aeronomy
46B - Fluid Mechanics
Corporate Author Washington Univ., Seattle. Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1423
Contract Number N00014-06-1-0827

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