United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Staff Computer Programs for Use with Meteorological Data (NUREG-0917)

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Manuscript Completed: June 1982
Date Published: July 1982

Division of Systems Integration
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) receives hour-by-hour meteorological data on magnetic tape in a format specified in Regulatory Guide 1.70, Revision 2, "Standard Format and Content of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants" (September 1975). The purpose of this report was to document the computer programs that are used by the NRC meteorology staff to examine, assess and utilize these hourly values of meteorological data. A description of each of the programs is given along with the input requirements, discussion of output, subroutine flow chart, a description of each subroutine, sample output and a program listing.

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