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Title: Microprocessors as a tool in determining correlation between sferics and tornado genesis. [Sferics = atmospheric electromagnetic radiation in the kilohertz to UHF range]

Abstract

It is believed that sferics, a word that stands for atmospheric electromagnetic radiation, can be correlated to the genesis of tornadoes and severe weather. Sferics are generated by lightning and other atmospheric disturbances that are not yet entirely understood. The recording and analysis of the patterns in which sferic events occur, it is hoped, will lead to accurate real-time prediction of tornadoes and other severe weather. Collection of this data becomes cumbersome when correlation between at least two stations is necessary for triangulation; however, the advent of microprocessors has made the task of data collection and massaging inexpensive and manageable.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Bendix Corp., Kansas City, MO (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6436332
Report Number(s):
BDX-613-2122; CONF-781188-1
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-04-0613
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Mid-American electronics conference MAECON, Kansas City, MO, USA, 16 Nov 1978
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; REAL TIME SYSTEMS; DATA ANALYSIS; EARTH ATMOSPHERE; RADIOWAVE RADIATION; MICROPROCESSORS; TORNADOES; FORECASTING; CONTROL SYSTEMS; CORRELATIONS; KHZ RANGE 01-100; KHZ RANGE 100-1000; MHZ RANGE 01-100; MHZ RANGE 100-1000; DISASTERS; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; FREQUENCY RANGE; KHZ RANGE; MHZ RANGE; RADIATIONS; STORMS; WIND; 500100* - Environment, Atmospheric- Basic Studies- (-1989); 440300 - Miscellaneous Instruments- (-1989); 990200 - Mathematics & Computers

Citation Formats

Witte, D R. Microprocessors as a tool in determining correlation between sferics and tornado genesis. [Sferics = atmospheric electromagnetic radiation in the kilohertz to UHF range]. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Witte, D R. Microprocessors as a tool in determining correlation between sferics and tornado genesis. [Sferics = atmospheric electromagnetic radiation in the kilohertz to UHF range]. United States.
Witte, D R. Wed . "Microprocessors as a tool in determining correlation between sferics and tornado genesis. [Sferics = atmospheric electromagnetic radiation in the kilohertz to UHF range]". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6436332.
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title = {Microprocessors as a tool in determining correlation between sferics and tornado genesis. [Sferics = atmospheric electromagnetic radiation in the kilohertz to UHF range]},
author = {Witte, D R},
abstractNote = {It is believed that sferics, a word that stands for atmospheric electromagnetic radiation, can be correlated to the genesis of tornadoes and severe weather. Sferics are generated by lightning and other atmospheric disturbances that are not yet entirely understood. The recording and analysis of the patterns in which sferic events occur, it is hoped, will lead to accurate real-time prediction of tornadoes and other severe weather. Collection of this data becomes cumbersome when correlation between at least two stations is necessary for triangulation; however, the advent of microprocessors has made the task of data collection and massaging inexpensive and manageable.},
doi = {},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/6436332}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1978},
month = {11}
}

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