The Comparative Accuracy of Certain Statistical and Synoptic Forecasting Techniques

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  • 1 Air Force Cambridge Research Center, Geophysics Research Directorate, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Forecasts of the pressure-height variations at eight stations in the eastern United States are prepared by a statistical technique employing empirical influence functions. The accuracy of such forecasts is found to be comparable with that attained by synoptic techniques.

Forecasts of the pressure-height variations at eight stations in the eastern United States are prepared by a statistical technique employing empirical influence functions. The accuracy of such forecasts is found to be comparable with that attained by synoptic techniques.

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