Accession Number : AD0622233

Title :   THE SOVIET 300-METER METEOROLOGICAL TOWER.

Descriptive Note : Special rept.

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE INFORMATION DIV LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 12 FEB 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 133

Abstract : Information presented herein has been extracted from open-source materials published in the Soviet Union between 1960 and 1963. Most of the scientific data reported in these sources represent observational data obtained at least one year, and, in some instances, as many as four years, prior to the date of publication. The report consists of two parts. Part A contains a brief, summarized description of (1) the 300-meter tower installation complex (physical plant); (2) the tower's organizational relationship to the USSR Academy of Sciences; (3) a list of scientific personnel known to be associated with the research programs at the tower; and (4) abbreviated statements of the research purposes envisaged for all tower installations in the Soviet Union as well as those envisaged for the 300-meter tower.

Descriptors :   (*WEATHER STATIONS, TOWERS), (*TOWERS, WEATHER STATIONS), (*METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS, TOWERS), WEATHER FORECASTING, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, MEASUREMENT, SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS, USSR

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE