Accession Number : AD0692048

Title :   THE ENIGMA OF THE SIBERIAN DARKENING,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION SERVICE OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : Emilianov,Yu. M.

Report Date : JUN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : On the 18th of September 1938, over a considerable part of the Yamal-Nenec Minority Area and in the central part of Krasnoyarsk Krai there was observed a singular darkness which afterwards was given the name of the 'Siberian darkening'. It lasted for some hours and at many places it amounted to practically complete obscuration of the sun. The report contains collected information on this meteorological phenomena. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, SIBERIA), HAZE, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, LIGHT, VISIBILITY, TWILIGHT, ILLUMINATION, MAPS, USSR

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE