The Weather and Surface Radiation Prediction Unit commenced preliminary weather observations at the SHOAL Site in August 1962. Sufficient data was collected to insure statistical significance. Commencing on D-30, a complete weather analysis and forecasting unit was in operation at the SHOAL site. The weather facilities, observation schedules, detailed pre-shot weather and radiation forecasts, and their verification are discussed.
Rept. on Vela Uniform, Proj. Shoal, Fallon, Nev., 26 Oct 1963. Sponsored also by the Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, D. C. Legibility of this document is in part unsatisfactory. Reproduction has been made from best available copy. DOI: 10.21236/AD0607919