Hanford Meteorological Station computer codes: Volume 2, The PROD computer code

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At the end of each work shift (day, swing, and graveyard), the Hanford Meteorological Station (HMS), operated by Pacific Northwest Laboratory, issues a forecast of the 200-ft-level wind speed and direction and the weather for use at B Plant and PUREX. These forecasts are called production forecasts. The PROD computer code is used to archive these production forecasts and apply quality assurance checks to the forecasts. The code accesses an input file, which contains the previous forecast's date and shift number, and an output file, which contains the production forecasts for the current month. A data entry form consisting of ... continued below

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Andrews, G.L. & Buck, J.W. September 1, 1987.

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At the end of each work shift (day, swing, and graveyard), the Hanford Meteorological Station (HMS), operated by Pacific Northwest Laboratory, issues a forecast of the 200-ft-level wind speed and direction and the weather for use at B Plant and PUREX. These forecasts are called production forecasts. The PROD computer code is used to archive these production forecasts and apply quality assurance checks to the forecasts. The code accesses an input file, which contains the previous forecast's date and shift number, and an output file, which contains the production forecasts for the current month. A data entry form consisting of 20 fields is included in the program. The fields must be filled in by the user. The information entered is appended to the current production monthly forecast file, which provides an archive for the production forecasts. This volume describes the implementation and operation of the PROD computer code at the HMS.

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01; 1.

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  • Other: DE87014807
  • Report No.: PNL-6279-Vol.2
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/6182392 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6182392
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1111553

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Andrews, G.L. & Buck, J.W. Hanford Meteorological Station computer codes: Volume 2, The PROD computer code, report, September 1, 1987; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1111553/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.