Accession Number : ADA118427

Title :   Sources of Errors in Locating Weather Systems in Imagery from Polar-Orbiting Satellites--A Short Primer in Spacecraft Geometry.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : WEATHER WING (1ST) HICKAM AFB HI

Personal Author(s) : Danielson,David C

PDF Url : ADA118427

Report Date : Jan 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : Accurate tracking of meteorological systems in satellite imagery requires recognition and correction of location errors. This technical note discusses three sources of location errors: satellite attitude, orbital anomalies, and satellite perspective. These errors may be corrected in the gridding process.

Descriptors :   *Typhoons, *Satellite networks, Satellite attitude, Weather, Tropical cyclones, Orbits, Meteorology, Tracking, Position(Location), Errors

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE