Accession Number : AD0723577

Title :   The Meteorological Complex of the Television Tower in Ostankino (Moscow) (Meteorologicheskii Kompleks Televizionnoi Bashni v Ostankino (Moskva)),

Corporate Author : NAVAL INTELLIGENCE COMMAND ALEXANDRIA VA TRANSLATION DIV

Personal Author(s) : Klinov,F. Ya.

Report Date : 21 MAY 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : At the present time a complex of meteorological observations is being carried out in the lower atmospheric level (500 m) with automatic continuous weather tracking on the 533-meter Ostankino television tower in Moscow. The purpose of the complex is to provide in response to inquiries of the weather service and other organizations meteorological information for separate altitudes in the lower atmospheric level, as well as to provide for the study of weather in conjunction with the ordinary development of meteorological processes and during dangerous conditions, including storms, fog, low cloud levels, squalls, snowstorms, heavy rains and glazed frost-rime phenomena. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS, USSR), RADIO TOWERS, METEOROLOGICAL RADAR, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, VISIBILITY, SOLAR RADIATION

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE