Accession Number : AD0778304

Title :   Meteorological Satellite Literature Digest - 1967. Developments in Interpretations of Cloud Photographs.

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : NAVY WEATHER RESEARCH FACILITY NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s) : Cormier,Rene V. ; Downen,Douglas W.

Report Date : MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Contents: Satellite-viewed jet stream clouds in relation to the observed wind field, relationships between the size of satellite-observed cirrus shields and the severity of thunderstorm complexes, application of satellite picture interpretation principles to analysis in sparse data regions, variability in estimating total cloud cover from satellite pictures, mountain lee waves in the Middle East: theoretical calculations compared with satellite pictures, the objective analysis of cloud cover using satellite and surface data volume I: summary of results and recommended operational use of satellite data.

Descriptors :   *Meteorological satellites, *Cloud cover, *Photointerpretation, Jet streams, Thunderstorms, Cirrus clouds

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE