Cover: A physical basis for forecasting the pressure and horizontal wind fields in the lower stratosphere.

A physical basis for forecasting the pressure and horizontal wind fields in the lower stratosphere.

Published 1957

by Joseph B. Knox

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A re-examination of the theory of the one-parameter model of the atmosphere. It is shown that a second level of nondivergence exists in regions of 100 mb to 50 mb. In addition, the possibility of using the one-parameter model to forecast the horizontal wind field is discussed.

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