Accession Number : AD0684579

Title :   DETERMINATION OF AIR DENSITY, TEMPERATURE AND WINDS AT HIGH ALTITUDE.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept. 1 Feb 64-31 Jul 68,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY COLL LONDON (ENGLAND) DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Groves,Gerald V.

Report Date : AUG 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The report reviews (i) the development of techniques for extending and improving wind and temperature measurement, particularly above 90 km, and for refining measurements below 90 km; (ii) the experimental results and their interpretation from 22 rocket launches in the USA, Australia, Pakistan, Sardinia and Sweden; and (iii) the analysis of global wind and temperature data. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WIND, UPPER ATMOSPHERE), (*ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, UPPER ATMOSPHERE), (*UPPER ATMOSPHERE, DENSITY), ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, PAYLOAD, ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, RECORDING SYSTEMS, OPTICAL TRACKING, RADIOSONDES, SPECTROMETERS, DIFFUSION, DATA PROCESSING, TRACER STUDIES

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE