IDW 114

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  1. NOP - Oceanography webpage
    • Time
    • Earth Orientation
    • Astronomy
    • Meteorology
    • Oceanography
    • Ice
  2. GOES - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
    Supports weather forecasting, storm tracking
  3. POES - Polar Operational Environmental Satellites
    Offers a daily global coverage making polar orbits
  4. Ambiant Air
    Room Temp, no air movement
  5. Wind Chill
    Air temp on exposed skin due to wind
  6. Relative Humidity
    Amount of precipitation in the air
  7. Lunar Illumination
    Reflection of moonlight from clouds
  8. Funnel Cloud
    Tornado that has not touched the ground
  9. Effects of weather - Visibility
    Fog, Haze, and Rain reduces reduces visual ability
  10. Effects of weather - Precipitation
    Snow, rain affects mobility and visiblity
  11. Effects of weather - Winds
    Influences aircraft and artillery operations
  12. Effects of weather - Cloud Cover
    Affects aviation reducing visibility
  13. Effects of weather - Temperature and Humidity
    Affects personnel, equipment and storage
  14. Ebb Tide
    Receding Tide
  15. Flood
    Rising Tide
  16. Rip Tide
    Strong channel of water flowing seaward from near the shore, typically through the surf line
  17. Thermocline
    Temperature changes more rapidly w/ depth than above or below
  18. Transmission of sound in seawater
    • Temperature - speed increases w/ each degree higher
    • Pressure - sound speed increases
    • Salinity - speed greatest in high salinity or fresh water
  19. METOC & Geospatial Intelligence
    • METOC is intelligence layer of GEOINT information base.
    • Critical to joint ops during planning and ongoing operations
  20. Impact of environmental conditions - ASW
    Temp, salinity and pressure effects communications and travel
  21. Impact of environmental conditions -NSW
    Terrain restrictions, time of day, adverse weather
  22. Impact of environmental conditions - IW
    Accurate weather info maximizes success
  23. Impact of environmental conditions - CBN
    Retrograde contaminated equipment
  24. COR Readiness
    • Cyclone Conditions of Readiness
    • 5 - 4 days or higher
    • 4 - 72hrs
    • 3 - 48hrs
    • 2 - 24hrs
    • 1 - 12hrs

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