Remote sensor observations during WISP91 the use of microwave radiometers, RASS, and lidar ceilometers for detection of aircraft icing conditions

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  • Water vapor, Atmospheric -- Remote sensing,
  • Meteorology in aeronautics

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StatementB.B. Stankov ... [et al.]
SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ERL ETL -- 236
ContributionsStankov, B. B, Environmental Technology Laboratory (Environmental Research Laboratories)
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Paginationiii, 81 p.
Number of Pages81
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Open LibraryOL14453472M

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The solid pink and black lines indicate the averaged top 5% observations by the ultrasonic sensor and the LIDAR-Lite v2 sensor respectively. A sensor is a device that measures and records electromagnetic energy. Sensors can be divided into two groups. Passive sensors depend on an external source of energy, usually the sun.

The most common passive sensor is the photographic camera. Active sensors have their own source of energy; an example would be a radar gun. These sensors send out.

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