Accession Number : AD0809881

Title :   COMPUTATION OF WIND VELOCITIES USING TRACKING DATA.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV LAS CRUCES

Personal Author(s) : Scarritt, Nathan S.

Report Date : NOV 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : Methods for computing wind velocities using tracking data from pilot balloons are discussed and compared with an emphasis on speed of computation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WIND, VELOCITY), (*METEOROLOGICAL BALLOONS, TRACKING), METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, THEODOLITES, RADAR TRACKING, ERRORS, OPTICAL TRACKING, RADAR EQUIPMENT, OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, MEASUREMENT, POSITION FINDING, ACCURACY, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), RELIABILITY.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE