aircraft observation

aircraft observation

The evaluation of one or more meteorological elements made from an aircraft in flight.
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"The aircraft observation tower at the airport received a message from the pilot of Flight 3658 that his plane was hit by laser beams from the direction of Hanakiya, east of Madinah," the spokesman said, adding that police located the source of beams within a short time.
Watch the airplanes land, and wait for the call, at one of two new aircraft observation areas.
Infrastructures include libraries, databases, biological archives, communication networks, research vessels, satellite and aircraft observation facilities, observatories, telescopes, synchrotrons, accelerators.
Xuebin Zhang, who participated in the aircraft observation; Mr.
Rockwell Collins is expanding its successful aircraft observation weather research program with The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve the accuracy of forecasts for the aviation industry and the general public.
--, and --, 2016: Advances in convection-permitting tropical cyclone analysis and prediction through EnKF assimilation of reconnaissance aircraft observations. J.
There are areas of the globe which are data sparse, however, and have limited or no aircraft observations. "The more airlines that join this program, the faster critical mass can be achieved from a global coverage perspective," says Meyer.
The paper titled "Assimilation of Aircraft Observations in High-Resolution Mesoscale Modeling" discusses the results of assimilating TAMDAR (the Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting) observations.
The aircraft observations will be augmented by special observational programs over the land using boundary layer flux towers, radars, Microwave Radiometers etc.
NASA's activities span a broad range of complex and technical endeavors, from investigating the composition, evaluation, and resources of Mars; to working with international partners to complete and operate the International Space Station; to providing satellite and aircraft observations of Earth for scientific and weather forecasting; to developing new technologies designed to improve air flight safety.
The aircraft observations will be complemented by NASA satellite large-scale views of many different features of the Arctic ice.
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