Accession Number : ADA116936

Title :   The Role of Meteorological Satellites in Tactical Battlefield Weather Support.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 23 Jun 81-28 Feb 82,

Corporate Author : SONICRAFT INC CHICAGO IL

Personal Author(s) : Haig,Thomas O

PDF Url : ADA116936

Report Date : 17 Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 242

Abstract : The requirements for tactical battlefield weather support are examined and the critical area of mesoscale analysis and prediction is identified. Ground data processing techniques and personnel training requirements are assessed as well as current and proposed meteorological satellite sensors and systems. The minimum requirements for the Battlefield Weather Observing and Forecasting System are established. Report is fully documented and extensive reference list is included. (Author)

Descriptors :   *METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, BATTLEFIELDS, TACTICAL DATA SYSTEMS, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, METEOROLOGICAL DATA, WEATHER FORECASTING

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE