Accession Number : AD0684374

Title :   LENINGRAD. MAIN GEOPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY. TRANSACTIONS (SELECTED ARTICLES),

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Kondratev,K. Ya. ; Gaevskii,V. L. ; Barashkova,E. P. ; Novoseltsev,E. P. ; Gusev,L. N.

Report Date : 07 NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 187

Abstract : Contents: Determination of temperature of the underlying surface and clouds from meteorological earth satellites; Certain results of measurements of albedo of laminar clouds in the spectral region of 8-12 um; Vertical distribution of longwave ascending flux; Degrees of blackness of clouds of upper and middle strata; The question of determination of temperature of the soil surface from air temperature; Parameterization of television images of clouds on digital computers; Investigation of intramass variability of atmospheric aerosol; Annual variation of vertical transparency of the atmosphere; Experimental investigations of spectral brightness characteristics of clouds, atmosphere, and underlying surface in interval of wavelengths at 0.3-2.5 um; On the possibility of tracking clouds on the shady side of earth from meteorological satellites.

Descriptors :   (*METEOROLOGY, REPORTS), CLOUDS, ALBEDO, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, AEROSOLS, BRIGHTNESS, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, THERMAL RADIATION, UPPER ATMOSPHERE, WEATHER FORECASTING, BLACKBODY RADIATION, USSR

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE