|Welcome to the edition of
the volume 6 #2 of the Bulletin of the Cuban Meteorological
|Javier Serrano, Ana R. Núñez, Omar García and Cecilia González present the
Summary of the winter season of 1999-2000 in Cuba with a review of the cold fronts arrived and their main characteristics.
|Next we have the
Interview section, this time made by Lourdes Alvarez to PhD. Omar García Concepción, president of the Meteorological Society of Cuba. Here important aspects of the Society, its history, characteristics and objectives are revealed.
In the section of Papers we have three contributions:
Characterization of the cloud cover and its tendency when crossing the island of
Cuba, by Pérez, Álvarez, Aenlle and Bouza. This is a study of the frequency of cloud cover values and its tendency when moving across Cuba along a line conformed by three stations to the South, center and North of the central region. Another work is the
Calculation of the Solar Radiation starting from digitized sunshine recorder
charts, by Vigón, Campos, Borrajero and Peláez, with a new method for the estimation of solar radiation starting from digitally processed sunshine recorder charts in such a manner that a string of 0's and 1's is obtained indicating whether the chart is burnt or not at fixed time intervals. The third work, by Juantorena, Mitrani and Beauballet,
The floods by wave setup at the Havana mole with the current scenario and the foreseen one for a possible climate
change, makes a valuation of the behavior of the surf and the floods for reef of surf under the present conditions and those foreseen according to some scenarios of climatic change.