Accession Number : AD0874574

Title :   Atmospheric Contrast Transmission Measurements in Tropical Atmospheres.

Descriptive Note : Special rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s) : Sheehan, Leo J. ; Fenn, Robert W. ; Johnson, Richard W.

Report Date : JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : This report describes the management aspects of Operation SHED LIGHT Item 95, Atmospheric Optical Measurement Program in Thailand and Puerto Rico. It discusses the background history and initial planning of the project, the execution of these plans in modifying the C-130 aircraft measurement system and in preparing the field measurement program. The report gives an account of the field trips and presents finally some of the conclusions and recommendations reached from this program. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NIGHT SKY, TROPICAL REGIONS), (*LIGHT TRANSMISSION, TROPOSPHERE), LOW LIGHT LEVELS, NIGHT FLIGHT, VISIBILITY, ELECTROOPTICS, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA, VISIBLE SPECTRA, OPTICAL IMAGES, BACKGROUND, RADIOMETERS, TARGET DISCRIMINATION, PHOTOMETERS, BACKSCATTERING, OPTICAL FILTERS, HAZE, MOON, STARS, AIR FORCE RESEARCH, LOGISTICS, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, THAILAND, PUERTO RICO, TELEVISION EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE