SOMETCUBA Bulletin Volume  6  Number 2 August  2000
Cuban Meteorological Society
CoverCoverSummary of the winter season of 1999-2000 in Cuba

In this issue ...

Welcome to the edition of the volume 6 #2 of the  Bulletin of the Cuban Meteorological Society.

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. Summary of the winter season of 1999-2000 in Cuba
InterviewNext 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.
Papers

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.
From History In the section From History Luis E. Ramos Guadalupe presents a meticulous investigation on the devastating hurricane that lashed the city of Matanzas during the 7 and 8 of October of 1870.
Finally, in the section of Records some of the most remarkable characteristics of the cold fronts that have affected our country are presented.

Bulletin Author: Alejandro Bezanilla
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Last Modified:December 28, 2000
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