air sounding

air sounding

[′er ‚sau̇nd·iŋ]
(meteorology)
The act of measuring atmospheric phenomena or determining atmospheric conditions at altitude, especially by means of apparatus carried by balloons or rockets.
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Tenders are invited for Met balloons for upper air sounding system
The Sippican GPS Mark II MICROSONDE and GPS W-9000 Meteorological Processing System make up a state-of-the-art automatic upper air sounding system.
Automated Upper Air Sounding System (AUASS);The requirement is intended to include, but not be limited to, repair services (spares inclusive support solution), spares production, Post Design Services (PDS), safety, obsolescence management for ANSSA Systems across a range of naval platforms.