Accession Number : AD0778022

Title :   A Comparison of Maritime Vertical Temperature Profiles. Radiosonde Versus Satellite Infrared Spectrometer (SIRS).

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : NAVY WEATHER RESEARCH FACILITY NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s) : Nilsestuen,Rolf M.

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : A statistical method for deriving the vertical temperature profile from radiance data is discussed and a comparison of SIRS data and shipborne or ground band radiometers is given.

Descriptors :   *Atmospheric temperature, *Marine atmospheres, Atmospheric sounding, Meteorological satellites, Infrared detection, Radiometry

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE