Accession Number : AD0479196

Title :   RESEARCH ON HUMAN AERIAL OBSERVATION. PART I: SUMMARY.

Descriptive Note : Research memo.,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE

Personal Author(s) : Whittenburg, John A. ; Schreiber, Alvin L. ; Robinson, John P. ; Nordlie, Peter G.

Report Date : JUL 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : Contents: Rationale and Procedures--Guiding assumptions and research decisions, Major phases of the research effort, Additional activities; Future Requirements and Present Capabilities for Aerial Observation--Requirements for future aerial observation, Aerial observer capabilities; and Discussion of Aerial Observation Problems and Possible Solutions--Target detection, Target identification, Target locations, System response time.

Descriptors :   *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)), (*AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, (*TARGET RECOGNITION, EFFECTIVENESS), DETECTION, VISION, TARGETS, IDENTIFICATION, VISIBILITY, JOB ANALYSIS, ARMY PERSONNEL, CLIMATE, HIGH ALTITUDE, SURFACE TARGETS, AVIATION PERSONNEL.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE