Accession Number : AD0767525

Title :   Measurement of Total Ozone at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ELECTRONICS COMMAND FORT MONMOUTH N J

Personal Author(s) : Randhawa,Jagir S.

Report Date : AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : NGE, New Mexico.Technical rept.,Randhawa,Jagir S. ;ECOM-5505DA-1-T-061102-B-53-A1-T-061102-B-53-A-18(*ozone, *upper atmosphere), guided missile ranges, new mexico, atmospheric sounding, spectrophotometers, diurnal variationswhite sands missile range, atmospheres, composition(property)A Dobson Spectrophotometer has been modified and set up at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico (32 degrees 18 minutes N, 106 degrees 30 minutes W) to measure the total amount of ozone in a column of air extending from the ground to the top of the atmosphere. One year of data (1972) has been collected and analyzed. It indicates that the amount of ozone is maximum during the spring period (approximately 0.340 atm cm) and minimal in the fall (approximately 0.280 atm cm). (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OZONE, *UPPER ATMOSPHERE), GUIDED MISSILE RANGES, NEW MEXICO, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, SPECTROPHOTOMETERS, DIURNAL VARIATIONS

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE