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Title:
LETTER, SUBJECT: STUDY OF NEVADA PROVING GROUNDS WEATHER FORECASTING ( ENCL: OBJECTIVE ADJUSTMENT OF NEVADA PROVING GROUNDS WINDS ALOFT FORECASTS, DTD 6/23/54 ) ( TEAPOT OPERATION )
Author(s):
COX, E F [SANDIA LABORATORY, SANDIA, NM]; REED, J W [SANDIA CORPORATION (NOW SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES)]
Subject Terms:
TEAPOT OPERATION; WINDS; FORECASTING; ERRORS; CALCULATION METHODS; UPSHOT OPERATION; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; RECOMMENDATIONS; GRAPHS; ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL; UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE OPERATION
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1954 Jun 23
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0013
Accession Number:
NV0121342
Originating Research Org.:
SANDIA CORPORATION (NOW SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORI
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 27
Description/Abstract:
EMPIRICALLY FITTED VECTOR EQUATIONS HAVE DERIVED FOR FORECASTING WINDS ALOFT AT NEVADA PROVING GROUNDS TESTS. THESE EQUATIONS APPLY RELATIVE WEIGHTING TO THE METEOROLOGICAL FORECAST AND WIND OBERSVATION S AVAILABLE AT VARIOUS PRETEST TIMES, THUS REDUCING FORECAST STANDARD VECTOR ERRORS BY 20-30 PER CENT.


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