meteorological balloon


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

meteorological balloon

[‚med·ē·ə·rə′läj·ə·kəl bə′lün]
(engineering)
A balloon, usually of high-quality neoprene, polyethylene, or Mylar, used to lift radiosondes to high altitudes.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Framework contract for the supply of meteorological balloons, 200 g, according to the specifications for asap (automated shipboard aerological program) for the years 2020-2023.
ON the purchase of the radiosonde transmitters with free meteorological balloons, state auditors said that while PAGASA could buy up to one year's supply of weather balloons, the deliveries and payments should be staggered and the inventory would not exceed the 3-month limit at any time during the period.
Kaysam Worldwide, Totowa, NJ, a domestic manufacturer of meteorological balloons, has been awarded the ISO 9002 certificate of approval from SGS International Certification Services.
Heart rate was monitored continuously with a 3-lead ECG and expired air was collected in meteorological balloons for 1-min periods after a heart rate of 160 b [center dot] [min.sup.-1] was reached.
Hofmann of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder, Colo., began investigating this problem in 1976, when one of his meteorological balloons passed through an unusual layer of tiny particles and droplets called condensation nuclei, 75,000 feet above Earth's surface.
Data was also collected to monitor macro and micro plastics in an attempt to report on marine pollution, as well as collecting weather data using automated weather systems on board the ship and launching meteorological balloons to measure atmospheric conditions.
Once inside, there were a few gasps as they walked into the main hall, which had been decked out with giant meteorological balloons, designed by artists Maddi Nicholson and Stuart Bastick, on to which videos were being projected.
Tenders are invited for Supply of 27 gm meteorological balloons
Request for quotation for supply of Meteorological Balloons for Radiosonde operations at Gan, Maldives; Narobi, Kenya and Yerevan, Armenia for GCOS Upper Air Network(GUAN) including delivery DAP.
Tenders are invited for Supply of 27 gms meteorological balloons (pink) for pilot balloon ascent
meteorological balloons to 600 g Soundings M10 kpl.
Invitation to tender: Supply Of Meteorological Balloons To Implement Radiosonde Measurements.

Full browser ?