Accession Number:

AD0766261

Title:

Desert Environmental Considerations

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-10

Pagination or Media Count:

122.0

Abstract:

The document provides background information on the test of materials in a desert environment and discusses desert environmental characteristics, climate, temperature, solar radiation, humidity, terrain, desert types, desert terrain, classification, distribution, sand, dust, vegetation, and camouflage. Appendixes provide world extreme hot-dry temperature distribution and computation of Yuma degree-hour levels.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE