On Computation of Precipitable Water From Upper Air Data

  • N. C. Majumdar Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
  • O. P. Garg Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
  • B. K. Aggarwal M.M.H. College, Ghaziabad
Keywords: Lapse Parameter, Latitude and Season

Abstract

An analysis has been undertaken to ascertain the accuracy of the conventional summation method for computing precipitable water in the atmosphere from upper air data. Errors have been found to depend on lapse parameter, a which known to vary with latitude and season.

Author Biographies

N. C. Majumdar, Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
O. P. Garg, Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
B. K. Aggarwal, M.M.H. College, Ghaziabad
M.M.H. College, Ghaziabad
Published
2014-02-25
How to Cite
MajumdarN., GargO., & AggarwalB. (2014). On Computation of Precipitable Water From Upper Air Data. Defence Science Journal, 28(1), 7-12. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.28.6524
Section
Research Papers