Accession Number : AD0674374

Title :   METEOR MASS DISTRIBUTION FROM RADAR OBSERVATIONS,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : McIntosh,B. A.

Report Date : 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : There are many problems in deducing the meteor mass distribution from radar echo observations. Some of these are reviewed in this paper, particular emphasis being placed on the effects of electron attachment and of equipment parameters on the statistics of long-duration echoes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*METEORS, WEIGHT), (*RADAR TRACKING, METEORS), RADAR CROSS SECTIONS, ELECTRON DENSITY, IONS, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Atmospheric Physics
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE