Accession Number : AD0803729

Title :   OPERATIONAL GUIDE TO SYNOPTIC APPLICATIONS OF METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS FROM SATELLITES.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s) : Hamilton, Harry D.

Report Date : NOV 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : The main purpose of this guide is to present, in a brief and orderly fashion, examples of meteorological applications of readily identifiable cloud patterns which currently have synoptic significance for the operational meteorologist. The material presented herein is basically a review of the material discussed by Mr. V. J. Oliver, of the National Environmental Satellite Center, at the World Meteorological Organization's Seminar on the Interpretation and Use of Meteorological Satellite Data held in Moscow, October 1966. The contents of this guide have been prepared with the help and cooperation of the National Environmental Satellite Center, Suitland, Maryland. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CLOUD COVER), (*METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, WEATHER FORECASTING, RAINFALL, STRATUS CLOUDS, CIRRUS CLOUDS, CUMULUS CLOUDS, JET STREAMS, WIND, AIR MASS ANALYSIS, ANTICYCLONES, SPACECRAFT CAMERAS, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, VORTICES, TELEMETER SYSTEMS, PHOTOINTERPRETATION, PHOTOINTERPRETATION KEYS.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE