Recent Studies Related to Clear Air Turbulence
Computer techniques of forecasting the probability of encountering CAT
The climatology of CAT
Analysis of high resolution vertical wind profiles
Lidar observations of atmospheric structure indicating air motion.
Work on satellite cloud observations as indicators of CAT is not discussed. This approach, while promising, will not come into its own until higher resolution TV and IR coverage is available on a continuous basis, i.e., from synchronous satellites. (Viezee, et al 1966)
KeywordsDust Microwave Radar Vorticity Advection
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