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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Mesoscale Storm and Dry Period Parameters from Hourly Precipitation Data.
Author Thorp, J. M. ;
CORP Author Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs., Richland, WA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA/600/J-86/457;
Stock Number PB88-201140
Additional Subjects Acidification ; Precipitation(Meteorology) ; Weather observations ; Weather forecasting ; Storms ; Droughts ; Seasonal variations ; Frequency distribution ; Mathematical models ; Rainfall ; Statistical analysis ; Reprints ; Northeastern Region(United States) ; Acid rain
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB88-201140 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/04/1988
Collation 9p
Hourly precipitation data from 89 first-order National Weather Service stations in the Northeastern United States are used to define seasonal storm (wet-period) and dry-period statistics. Mean values of regional storm and dry-period duration and of precipitation rates for storms and precipitation events for each season are calculated. Frequency distributions of regional storm and dry period duration allow comparison of seasonal variations and characteristics. Such statistics serve as input parameters for studies and models developed to provide a better understanding of the deposition of acidic pollutants by precipitation.