Accession Number:

AD0719502

Title:

Visibility in the Atmosphere

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-01-28

Pagination or Media Count:

390.0

Abstract:

The author gives a description of present-day ways of determining visibility through the atmosphere. He explains how atmospheric transmissivity, the visibility of actual objects, and the range of visibility on landing an aircraft are measured. He emphasizes particularly the methods for determining the level of visibility. In a number of cases he concludes that problems which he regards as being important have not yet been satisfactorily solved.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE