Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/609785
Title:
An Airborne Meteorological Data Collection System Using Satellite Relay (ASDAR)
Author:
Bagwell, James W.; Lindow, Bruce G.
Affiliation:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Issue Date:
1978-11
Rights:
Copyright © International Foundation for Telemetering
Collection Information:
Proceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.
Publisher:
International Foundation for Telemetering
Journal:
International Telemetering Conference Proceedings
Abstract:
The Aircraft to Satellite Data Relay (ASDAR) project was begun in 1975 as a joint NASA/NOAA program to provide an improved source of meteorological data for weather forecasting. The initiative for starting the project came from a recognition that much of our weather originates in the data sparse areas of the tropics and Southern Hemisphere. It was further recognized that these areas are frequently crossed by many of the modern, wide-body jet aircraft of the B-747, DC-10 type. These aircraft contain navigation and data systems capable of providing the following data: latitude, longitude, altitude, wind speed, wind direction, and outside air temperature. The ASDAR system consists of a data acquisition and control unit to acquire, store, and format this data; a transmitter to relay the formatted data via satellite to the ground; and a clock to time the data sampling and transmission periods. In cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the data is relayed to the ground via their Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series and then to the National Meteorological Center (NMC) to aid in weather forecasting.
Sponsors:
International Foundation for Telemetering
ISSN:
0884-5123; 0074-9079
Additional Links:
http://www.telemetry.org/

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleAn Airborne Meteorological Data Collection System Using Satellite Relay (ASDAR)en_US
dc.contributor.authorBagwell, James W.en
dc.contributor.authorLindow, Bruce G.en
dc.contributor.departmentNational Aeronautics and Space Administrationen
dc.date.issued1978-11-
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.abstractThe Aircraft to Satellite Data Relay (ASDAR) project was begun in 1975 as a joint NASA/NOAA program to provide an improved source of meteorological data for weather forecasting. The initiative for starting the project came from a recognition that much of our weather originates in the data sparse areas of the tropics and Southern Hemisphere. It was further recognized that these areas are frequently crossed by many of the modern, wide-body jet aircraft of the B-747, DC-10 type. These aircraft contain navigation and data systems capable of providing the following data: latitude, longitude, altitude, wind speed, wind direction, and outside air temperature. The ASDAR system consists of a data acquisition and control unit to acquire, store, and format this data; a transmitter to relay the formatted data via satellite to the ground; and a clock to time the data sampling and transmission periods. In cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the data is relayed to the ground via their Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series and then to the National Meteorological Center (NMC) to aid in weather forecasting.en
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123-
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/609785-
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.typetexten
dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
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