Accession Number : AD0258403

Title :   ORGANIZATION AND METHOD OF INVESTIGATING FOG AND CLOUDS

Corporate Author : AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY BOSTON MASS

Personal Author(s) : VOSKRESENSKII,A.I.

Report Date : DEC 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The basic stages of the organization and method of research of the Arctic Institute expedition are presented. The basic assignments of the expedition were: (1) The carrying out of a wide meteorological, microphysical and aerological complex of observations of fog and clouds both from the ground and from aircraft, (2) The execution of experiments on the artificial seeding of supercooled lower-level clouds and fog using dry ice and silver iodide, (3) The organization of stationary observations of fog according to a special program in the Arctic observatories at Dickson Island, Tiksi and Pevek in 1956 - 1957, and (4) The setting up of bases for conducting aerological investigations on Dickson Island and at Tadibe-Yakha in 1957. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CLOUDS, *FOG, AIRCRAFT, ATMOSPHERES, COLLECTING METHODS, METEOROLOGY, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, POLAR REGIONS, RECORDING SYSTEMS, REDUCTION, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, SOURCES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE