Report on the Field Phase of the GATE Scientific Programme. Chapter 6, Convection Subprogramme.
GATE convection subprogramme, field phase report(atmospheric circulation/upper atmosphere, garp atlantic tropical experiment) BETTS, A K | RODENHUIS, D R
A summary is given of the in-field decisions affecting the GATE Convection Subprogramme (C.S.P.) objectives. A preliminary tabulation and discussion of the data collection is made, and a discussion of the work of the Special Analysis Group in Dakar is given. Preliminary tables are presented of the upper air data coverage for the B and A/B ship arrays, the C-band ship radars, the SMS satellite coverage and the multi-aircraft missions flown in support of the C.S.P. A preliminary assessment of the subprogramme observational objectives is given.
Descriptors: ATMOSPHERIC CIRCULATION | CONVECTION | GARP ATLANTIC TROPICAL EXPERIMENT | UPPER ATMOSPHERE | METEOROLOGICAL RADAR | METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES | RESEARCH PROJECTS | SOUNDING | TABLES (DATA) | WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT
Betts, A. K., and D. R. Rodenhuis, 1975: Report on the Field Phase of the GATE Scientific Programme. Chapter 6, Convection Subprogramme. GATE Report No. 16, WMO-ICSU.