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Title:1972 Operational Report for METROMEX
Author(s):Lowry, William P.
Subject(s):METROMEX
urban areas
sounder
Abstract:Days on which prearranged observational activities were conducted simultaneously by all cooperators present are termed METRODATA Days. In 1972 there were four such scheduled days: July 20, August 4, and August 10-11. In addition, August 3 was added to the list on short notice, making a total of five days on which sets of descriptive data are especially complete. August 3 and the afternoon of August 11 exhibited convective shower activity, the other three days being generally dry and stable. It should be noted that during these winter periods the University of Chicago group and the Illinois State Water Survey group were both making observations in the St. Louis area: January 19 - February 4 and February 22 - March 4. By its nature, the Chicago program consisted of "special observations" centered on flights of their Lockheed aircraft. The wintertime program of the Water Survey consisted of "regular observations" obtained from year-around operation of roughly half of the surface network of precipitation gages and hygrothermographs.
Issue Date:1973
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Contract Report CR 141
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/55604
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright ... University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved. This document is a product of the Illinois State Water Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois State Water Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended for research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-10-29


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