Accession Number : ADB087539

Title :   METSAT (Meteorological Satellite) Imagery Interpretation Guide.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

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

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

Report Date : 01 AUG 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 129

Abstract : This technical note provides descriptions and photograph examples of cloud/earth phenomena as seen from polar-orbiting and geostationary meteorological satellites(METSATS). It begins with a look at basic cloud types, covers comma cloud systems, low-and high-level wind flow cloud patterns and ends with miscellaneous cloud/earth phenomena. It is meant as a quick reference to help in METSAT imagery interpretation, and can serve as a portion of a unit's METSAT Imagery Reference File (MIRF).

Descriptors :   Cloud physics, Clouds

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE