"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
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
Figure 3f shows the aircraft observation
density for these cases.
--, and --, 2016: Advances in convection-permitting tropical cyclone analysis and prediction through EnKF assimilation of reconnaissance aircraft observations
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.
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.