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Aerographer’s Mate Module 3—Environmental Satellites and Weather Radar

Year: 1999
Language: english
Author: US Navy
Genre: Textbook
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 146
Aerographer’s Mates are enlisted sailors who monitor sea conditions, analyze meteorological data, and develop accurate forecasts. Their responsibilities include: being the Navy’s meteorological and oceanographic experts, distributing weather data, collecting, recording and analyzing weather and oceanographic information, making visual and instrument observations of weather and sea conditions, interpreting satellite data, radar imagery, and meteorological and oceanographic codes. This US Navy self-study course is organized into subject matter areas, each containing learning objectives along with text and illustrations, in order to help understanding. The subject matter reflects day-to-day requirements and experiences of personnel in the rating or skill area.
This module describes the various type of environmental satellites, satellite imagery, and associated terminology. It also discusses satellite receiving equipment. In addition, Module 3 contains information on the Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D). It includes a discussion of electromagnetic energy and radar propagation theory, and explains the basic principles of Doppler radar.
Additional info:
Non-resident Training Course (Selfstudy) textbook 3 of 5



Aerographer’s Mate Module 3_NAVEDTRA 14271.pdf


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