Accession Number : AD0745971

Title :   Radar Meteor Winds at Eglin AFB, Florida.

Descriptive Note : Environmental research papers,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : Barnes,Arnold A. , Jr

Report Date : 17 MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : The Stanford University Mark II Radar Meteor Trail System was moved to Eglin AFB, Florida for field testing and to make comparison of winds obtained by the rocket, chemical release method and the radar meteor method. Recommendations for locating and maintaining meteor radar systems, as well as modifications for the Mark II system suggested by the aircraft and satellite calibrations and by operating experience, are given. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*METEORS, RADAR TRACKING), (*WIND, UPPER ATMOSPHERE), ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, SOUNDING ROCKETS, RADAR EQUIPMENT, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, FLORIDA

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE