Accession Number : AD0462122
Title : THE YUMA TEST STATION, ARIZONA, HOURLY AND DAILY INSOLATION RECORD 1951 - 1962
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY NATICK LABS MA
Personal Author(s) : Bennett, Iven
Report Date : Mar 1965
Pagination or Media Count : 62
Abstract : Approximately 10 years of hourly and daily insolation data for the U. S. Army Yuma Test Station, Arizona, are summarized in tabular and graphical form. Frequency distributions, totals and means of hourly and daily insolation, are given for each month of the year. The data were collected by an Eppley pyrheliometer (horizontal mount) and an electronic strip chart recorder. Integration and reduction of the data to numerical form were done visually. Information is presented concerning the efficiency of the Eppley pyrheliometer, and of the adequacy of visual data integration and reduction.
Descriptors : *ARIZONA , ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE , CLIMATE , CLOUD COVER , DESERTS , ELECTRONIC RECORDING SYSTEMS , INSTRUMENTATION , PYRHELIOMETERS , RADIATION MEASURING INSTRUMENTS , SOLAR RADIATION , SUN , TABLES(DATA)
Subject Categories : Geography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE