DLR-Logo -> http://www.dlr.de
DLR Portal Home | Imprint | Privacy Policy | Contact | Deutsch
Fontsize: [-] Text [+]

Dropsondes and radiosondes for atmospheric measurements

Busen, Reinhold (2012) Dropsondes and radiosondes for atmospheric measurements. In: Atmospheric Physics: Background - Methods - Trends Research Topics in Aerospace. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 317-330. ISBN 978-3-642-30182-7. ISSN 2194-8240.

Full text not available from this repository.

Official URL: http://www.springer.com/series/8625


Knowing the actual state of the atmosphere is the basis for any kind of weather forecast. The overall atmospheric condition is analyzed periodically using numerous ground station observations and radiosondes rising on a balloon and gathering the vertical profiles of pressure, temperature, humidity, wind speed and wind direction. These data are transmitted directly to a ground station. Dropsondes perform in a very similar way. They are dropped from an aircraft or a balloon mainly for research purposes over any location, in narrow temporal or spatial intervals and in inaccessible areas. The data gathered by dropsondes are transmitted to and recorded inside the aircraft.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/76686/
Document Type:Book Section
Title:Dropsondes and radiosondes for atmospheric measurements
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Journal or Publication Title:Atmospheric Physics: Background - Methods - Trends
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 317-330
EditorsEmailEditor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Publisher:Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Series Name:Research Topics in Aerospace
Keywords:temperature, pressure, humidity, direction, aircraft, sounding, thunderstorm, parachute, dropsonde, balloon, dew point, relative humidity, wind direction, wind speed
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport, Aeronautics, Space and Transport, Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport, Space, Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System, Earth Observation, ATM and Operation (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport, Raumfahrt, Aeronautics
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem, R EO - Earth Observation, L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Projekt Verkehrsentwicklung und Umwelt (old), R - Atmospheric and climate research, L - Climate, Weather and Environment (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Deposited By: Freund, Jana
Deposited On:24 Jul 2012 14:42
Last Modified:14 Feb 2013 12:45

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Help & Contact
electronic library is running on EPrints 3.3.12
Website and database design: Copyright © German Aerospace Center (DLR). All rights reserved.