Accession Number : AD0851932

Title :   Atmospheric Structure, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Part 4. Upper Air Data: Day-Night Variations at WSD,

Corporate Author : ARMY ELECTRONICS COMMAND WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE NM ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES O FFICE

Personal Author(s) : Hoidale, Marjorie McLardie ; Gee, Barbara Jean ; Seagraves, Mary Ann B.

Report Date : APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 81

Abstract : Based on 1,438 1000-1700 MST and 1,869 2200-0500 MST upper air soundings taken at White Sands Desert Site, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico during the period from 1961 through 1967, day-night seasonal vertical profiles of maximum, mean, and minimum wind, temperature, pressure, density, moisture, and index of refraction from 6,000 to 100,000 feet MSL are presented. Relative frequency distributions of wind and moisture are also included. (Author)

Descriptors :   *UPPER ATMOSPHERE), (*GUIDED MISSILE RANGES, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION), (*METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, WIND, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, MOISTURE, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, DENSITY, REFRACTIVE INDEX, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS, NEW MEXICO.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE