Accession Number : AD0744640

Title :   Provisional Operational Handbook for the Prototype NOWEB Buoy,

Corporate Author : SPACE/DEFENSE CORP BIRMINGHAM MICH

Personal Author(s) : Brian,Michael

Report Date : 19 JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : For the present program the Navy provided a standard operational NOMAD ocean data buoy, designated AN/SMT-1, meteorological station, automatic, marine. Rockets and rocketsondes were made available; mechanical and electronic equipment were developed by the contractor. The result was integrated into the NOWEB system and installed aboard NOMAD. The report discusses the following features: Upper atmosphere hardware; Upper atmosphere electronics; Operational characteristics; NOWEB buoy operation; Rocket select and launch procedure; NOWEB reloading procedures.

Descriptors :   (*BUOYS, HANDBOOKS), (*WEATHER STATIONS, MARINE METEOROLOGY), DETECTORS, UPPER ATMOSPHERE, METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS, SOUNDING ROCKETS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, SURFACE TEMPERATURE, SEA WATER, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, WIND, VELOCITY, DIAGRAMS, RADIOSONDES

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE