Accession Number:

AD0749622

Title:

Actinometric Equipment of Soviet Meteorological Satellites,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date:

1972-08-11

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The article describes some of the actinometric equipment used on Soviet meteorological satellites to measure 1 the outgoing emittance of Earth and atmosphere, and 2 the effective radiation temperature of the terrestrial surface and clouds. Two actinometric instrument types make up a standard equipment package 1 a narrow-angle lucimeter, 2 a wide-angle flux-density meter. The instruments are described and the more important technical specifications are cited. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE