Accession Number:

AD0697792

Title:

SYNOPTIC APPLICATION OF SATELLITE CLOUD PICTURES OVER THE FAR EAST

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

WEATHER WING (1ST) HICKAM AFB HI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-10-08

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

The study describes the application of satellite data in daily synoptic analysis and forecasts. General characteristics of the appearance of clouds in satellite pictures are briefly discussed. Rules which are directly useful for daily forecasting are itemized and divided into various terrain effects and synoptic patterns. Selected examples of photographs from ESSA 2 and 4 and Nimbus 2 are discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE