Accession Number:

AD0655367

Title:

A CLOUD-DROPLET SAMPLER FOR CONTINUOUS OPERATION AT GROUND LEVEL

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EMMANUEL COLL BOSTON MA ORIENTAL SCIENCE RESEARCH LIBRARY

Report Date:

1967-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

This paper describes the design and construction of a cloud-droplet sampler for continuous operation at ground level. The equipment used previously can only work continuously for two seconds in a single probing, while in this one the duration of continuous sampling may be extended up to two minutes with an adjustable exposure control. Field experiments carried out in the spring of 1964 show that this instrument can be used to scan the fluctuations of parameters characterizing the microstructure of cloud and fog with periods of the order of 0.1 to 10 seconds. A simple assessment of the instrumental error has also been made.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE