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ERIC Number: ED151156
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jun-1
Reference Count: N/A
Aviation Weather Observations for Supplementary Aviation Weather Reporting Stations (SAWRS) and Limited Aviation Weather Reporting Stations (LAWRS). Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 9.
Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.; Department of Commerce, Washington, DC.
This handbook provides instructions for observing, identifying, and recording aviation weather at Limited Aviation Weather Reporting Stations (LAWRS) and Supplementary Aviation Weather Reporting Stations (SAWRS). Official technical definitions, meteorological and administrative procedures are outlined. Although this publication is intended for use by Federal Aviation Administration weather observers at LAWRS and SAWRS facilities, the information in it may be of use to anyone involved in meteorology or aviation. Contents include introduction, general procedures, sky conditions, visibility, atmospheric phenomena, pressure, temperature and humidity, wind, and special observations, local observations, and significant remarks. (MR)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Agencies, Aviation Technology, Aviation Vocabulary, Government Employees, Government Publications, Guides, Instructional Materials, Meteorology, Scientists, Weather
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 003-017-00368-0, $2.10)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.; Department of Commerce, Washington, DC.