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Technical Notes

Technical Notes published by Met Éireann

The Technical Note series has been in publication since 1943. It covers a range of subject areas relating to meteorology with a particular emphasis on Ireland and ongoing work at Met Éireann.

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Technical Note No. 2
Dynamical aspects of the constancy of air density at 8 km
Doporto, Mariano
1943

Technical Note No. 7
Theory and description of a gradient wind computer
Doporto, Mariano
1945

Technical Note No. 10
Note of the occurrence of non-frontal fog or mist at Dublin airport during the period October to February
Tierney, S.L.
1949

Technical Note No. 11
The utilisation of aircraft weather reports at the meteorological office, Shannon airport
Rohan, P.K.
1952

Technical Note No. 12
Potato blight and the weather: a fresh approach
Bourke, Austin
1953

Technical Note No. 13
The potato blight weather warning service in Ireland in 1952
Guerrini, V.H.
1953

Technical Note No. 14
Evaporation and transpiration in the Irish climate
Bourke, Austin
1953

Technical Note No. 15
Potato blight and the weather in Ireland in 1953
Bourke, Austin
1953

Technical Note No. 16
On the objective determination of minimum density and frequency of upper air observations to meet stated requirements
Gillman, C.J. and Rohan, P.K.
1954

Technical Note No. 17
An analysis of wind components at the 700 and 500 MB levels along the great circle track between Shannon airport, Ireland and Gander airport, Newfoundland
Doporto, Mariano1954

Technical Note No. 18
An analysis of occasions of poor visibility and low ceiling at Shannon airport
O’Carroll, F.M.
1955

Technical Note No. 19
Extremes of precipitation in periods of consecutive months
Dixon, F.E. (Fred E.)
1955

Technical Note No. 20
An investigation into the accuracy of wind forecasts prepared at Shannon airport for the great-circle route Shannon-Gander
Daly, C.H. and Rohan, P.K.
1955

Technical Note No. 21
Aircraft icing over the eastern north Atlantic
Rohan, P.K. and Ó hAonghusa, F.
1956

Technical Note No. 22
Filtered equations and filtering integration schemes
Guerrini, V.H.
1957

Technical Note No. 23
The use of synoptic weather maps in potato blight epidemiology
O’Byrne, J.W. and Connaughton, M.J.
1957

Technical Note No. 24
An analysis of the wind components at the 300 MB level along the great circle track between Shannon and Gander
Bourke, Austin
1957

Technical Note No. 25
An analysis of evapotranspiration observations at Valentia Observatory August 1952 – July 1956
Rohan, P.K.
1957

Technical Note No. 26
Annual and diurnal variation of visibility at Shannon and Dublin airports
Dixon, F.E. (Fred E.)
1959

Technical Note No. 27
The deposition of airborne radioactive particles and the cleaning effect of precipitation at Valentia
Doporto, Mariano
1960

Technical Note No. 28
Operational weather conditions at Shannon airport
Daly, C.H. and Fitzgerald, F.J.
1961

Technical Note No. 29
Potential evapotranspiration as measured at Valentia Observatory over the period August 1952 to February 1962 and a comparison with values as computed by the Penman formula
Morgan, W.A.
1962

Technical Note No. 30
A survey of weather conditions at Cork airport
Fitzgerald, F.J.
1965

Technical Note No. 31
Global solar radiation, potential evapotranspiration and potential water deficit in Ireland
Tierney, S.L.
1967

Technical Note No. 32
Atmospheric chemistry in the Irish Meteorological Service and a discussion of some results
Connaughton, M.J.
1967

Technical Note No. 33
The concentration of atmospheric condensation nuclei at Valentia observatory
McWilliams, S.
1969

Technical Note No. 34
Rain intensity – amount – frequency relationships in Ireland
Logue, J.J.
1971

Technical Note No. 35
Extreme wind speeds in Ireland
Logue, J.J.
1971

Technical Note No. 36
Atmospheric turbidity at Valentia observatory   &nnbsp;
McWilliams, S.
1973

Technical Note No. 38
The wind and current when sailing
Brevik, Kare
1974

Technical Note No. 39
Ocean waves
Logue, J.J.
1975

Technical Note No. 40
Extreme rainfalls in Ireland
Logue, J.J.
1975

Technical Note No. 41
Extreme wind speeds in Ireland for periods ending in 1974
Callaghan, W.G.
1975

Technical Note No. 42
Chemical analysis of precipitation in Ireland 1966 – 1975
Mathews, R.O. and McCaffrey, F.
1977

Technical Note No. 43
Annual cycle of rainfall in Ireland
Logue, J.J.
1978

Technical Note No. 44
Dynamo: a one-dimensional primitive equation model
Lynch, Peter
1984

Technical Note No. 45
Initialization using LaPlace transformations
Lynch, Peter
1984

Technical Note No. 46
Initialization of a barotropic limited-area model using the LaPlace transform technique
Lynch, Peter
1984

Technical Note No. 47
A provisional assessment of the recreational quality of weather in summer in terms of thermal comfort and the adverse effect of rainfall
Leech, L.S.
1985

Technical Note No. 48
Numerical forecasting using LaPlace transforms: theory and application to data assimilation
Lynch, Peter
1986

Technical Note No. 49
Objective analysis of climatological fields of temperature, sunshine and rainfall
Hamilton, James and Lennon, Peter and O’Donnell, Ben
1987

Technical Note No. 50
The slow equations: Part I: Derivation and properties of the system / Part II: Application to continuous data assimilation
Lynch, Peter
1987

Technical Note No. 51
The estimation of extreme wind speeds over standard terrain in Ireland
Logue, J.J.
1989

Technical Note No. 52
Filtered equations and filtering integration schemes
McDonald, Aidan
1991

Technical Note No. 53
Semi-lagrangian methods
Lynch, Peter
1991

Technical Note No. 54
The elastic pendulum: a simple-mechanical mode of atmospheric balance
Lynch, Peter
1996

Technical Note No. 55
The origin of noise in semi-langrangian integrations
McDonald, Aidan
1998

Technical Note No. 56
Resonant motions of the swinging spring
Lynch, Peter
1999

Technical Note No. 57
A step toward transparent boundary conditions for meteorological models
McDonald, Aidan
2001

Technical Note No. 58
Resonant Rossby wave triads and the swinging spring
Lynch, Peter
2001

Technical Note No. 59
Analysis of trends at some Irish rainfall stations
Sheridan, Tom
2001

Technical Note No. 60
Transparent lateral boundary conditions for baroclinic waves I : the foundations
McDonald, Aidan
2004

Technical Note No. 61
Estimation of point rainfall frequencies
Fitzgerald, D.L.
2007

Technical Note No. 62
Verification of Met Éireann weather radar
Fitzpatrick, Noel
2013

Technical Note No. 63
To what extent does the large temporal variability in Irish precipitation mask underlying trends?
Gleeson, Emily and O’Hara, Ciara and Walsh, Séamus and Duffy, Sinéad
2015

Technical Note No. 64
Impact of Storm Darwin on Ireland: description of the event and assessment of weather forecasts
McGrath, Ray
2015

Technical Note No. 65
The MÉRA Data Archive
Eoin Whelan, John Hanley, Emily Gleeson
2017

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