Accession Number : ADA300914

Title :   Conference on Cloud Impacts on DoD Operations and Systems (CIDOS-95) Held at Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts on 24-26 October 1995.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : PHILLIPS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s) : Grantham, D. D.

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Report Date : 01 OCT 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 226

Abstract : The Tri-Service Cloud Modeling Program was established by OUSDR&E and is chaired by the Phillips Lab, Geophysics Directorate. As part of this program, the CIDOS conference is held at 18 month intervals. This forum is attended by researchers and DoD systems designers/users to exchange information on requirements and ongoing research for cloud effects of weapon, communication, and surveillance systems. The theme of CIDOS-95 is "Cloud Modeling and Data for Defense Simulation Activities-Emphasizing Sufficient Physical Reality in Simulating Clouds." Keynote addresses were given by Capt. James W. Hollenbach, US Navy, Director of Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO) and by Mr. Robert W. Winokur, Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA Three days of CIDOS-95 were devoted to oral and poster presentations in six sessions: (I) Introduction and Program Reviews: (II) Cloud Impacts: Simulation and Application (III) Cloud Data Bases, (IV) Measurement Systems and Sensors, (V) Cirrus and Contrail Clouds. Summaries of these presentations are included in this report.

Descriptors :   *CLOUDS, *CLOUD PHYSICS, *ATMOSPHERE MODELS, DATA BASES, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, OPTICAL RADAR, MILITARY OPERATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, SYMPOSIA, WIND, RADIATIVE TRANSFER, TERRAIN, ICE FORMATION, METEOROLOGICAL DATA, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, WEATHER FORECASTING, INFRARED IMAGES, RADIOMETERS, DOPPLER SYSTEMS, INFRARED RADIATION, CLIMATOLOGY, CONDENSATION TRAILS, REMOTE DETECTION, WATER VAPOR, RECONNAISSANCE SATELLITES, CIRRUS CLOUDS, SYNCHRONOUS SATELLITES, CEILING, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING.

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Meteorology

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