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Integrating Wind Profiling Radars and Radiosonde Observations with Model Point Data to Develop a Decision Support Tool to Assess Upper-level Winds For Space Launch
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Author and Affiliation:
Bauman, William H., III(ENSCO, Inc., NASA Applied Meteorology Unit, Cocoa Beach, FL, United States);
Flinn, Clay(Weather Squadron (45th), Patrick AFB, FL, United States)
Abstract: Launch directors need to know upper-level wind forecasts. We developed an Excel-based GUI to display upper-level winds: (1) Rawinsonde at CCAFS, (2) Wind profilers at KSC, (3) Model point data at CCAFS.
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2012
Document ID:
20130008757
(Acquired Feb 02, 2013)
Subject Category: METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY
Report/Patent Number: KSC-2012-221RR, KSC-2012-221R, KSC-2012-221
Document Type: Conference Paper
Publication Information: (SEE 20120015537, 20130008703)
Meeting Information: 16th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM); 6-10 Jan. 2013; Austin, TX; United States
Meeting Sponsor: American Meteorological Society; Boston, MA, United States
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NNKl2MA53C
Financial Sponsor: NASA Kennedy Space Center; Cocoa Beach, FL, United States
Organization Source: ENSCO, Inc.; NASA Applied Meteorology Unit; Cocoa Beach, FL, United States
Description: 13p; In English; Original contains color illustrations
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright; Distribution as joint owner in the copyright
NASA Terms: WIND PROFILES; WEATHER FORECASTING; DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS; WINDS ALOFT; GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE; WIND VELOCITY; SPACECRAFT LAUNCHING; CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX; SPREADSHEETS; RAWINSONDES; METEOROLOGICAL RADAR
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