Accession Number : ADB080673

Title :   METSAT (Meteorological Satellite) User's Guide.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

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

Personal Author(s) : Hammond,G. R.

Report Date : 09 MAY 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 76

Abstract : This Technical Note describes the four operational meteorological satellite systems that provide metsat data to Air Force units in the Pacific theater. It describes Air Force DMSP Direct Readout Site and mini-SIDS location operations and provides considerable background information on Metsat imagery characteristics. Such topics as image accuracy, gridding, imagery types and forms, geographic coverage picture resolutions, data frequency and image identification techniques and imagery analysis procedures.

Descriptors :   *Meteorological satellites, Meteorological data, Meteorology, Geographic areas, Images, Image processing, Pattern recognition, Identification, Pacific Ocean, Air Force operations, Theater level operations

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE