Oceanographic and meteorological observations for project Little Window: March 1970

Stevenson, M.R. and Miller, Forrest R. (1971) Oceanographic and meteorological observations for project Little Window: March 1970. La Jolla, CA, Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, (Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Data Report, 4)

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ENGLISH: Project Little Window was planned to provide some answers to the important scientific question of whether or not the HRIR (high resolution infrared radiometer) sensors aboard NASA and NOAA satellites can provide useful data for much of the oceanographic community. The sensors aboard these satellites were designed in response to the initial needs of meteorologists for temperature measurements integrated over a distance of 5-10 nautical miles and extending over a range from 30°C to about -75°C (i2-4°C). To this end the sensors have been a very powerful tool to the meteorologist in preparing daily weather advisories and in carrying out research. SPANISH: El proyecto Little Window fue planeado para suministrar algunas respuestas al importante tema científico sobre si los captadores (ltsensors") infrarrojos de alta resoluci6n (IRAR) a bordo de los satélites NASA y NOAA, pueden o no proveer datos útiles para la mayor1a de los oceanógrafos. Los captadores a bordo de estos satélites fueron concebidos en respuesta a las necesidades iniciales de los meteor6logos para obtener mediciones de temperatura integradas sobre una distancia de 5-10 millas náuticas, y entre 30°c y aproximadamente -75°C (~2-4°C). Con este fin los captadores han sido un instrumento poderoso para el meteor6logo en la preparaci6n de las informaciones diarias de tiempo y en la realizaci6n de las investigaciones. (PDF contains 171 pages.)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Oceanographic and meteorological observations for project Little Window: March 1970
Personal Creator/Author:
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Stevenson, M.R.
Miller, Forrest R.
Series Name: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Data Report
Number: 4
Date: 1971
Publisher: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Place of Publication: La Jolla, CA
Issuing Agency: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Additional Information: This article is bilingual and contains both English and Spanish translations.
Uncontrolled Keywords: oceanography; meteorology; project Little Window; oceanográfica; meteorológica
Subjects: Atmospheric Sciences
Oceanography
Item ID: 3681
Depositing User: Joan Parker
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2010 04:20
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 17:01
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3681

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