ERIC Number: ED266243
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jan-9
Reference Count: N/A
Weather Specialist/Aerographer's Mate.
Chanute AFB Technical Training Center, IL.
This course trains Air Force personnel to perform duties prescribed for weather specialists and aerographer's mates. Training includes meteorology, surface and ship observation, weather radar, operation of standard weather instruments and communications equipment, and decoding and plotting of surface and upper air codes upon standard maps and diagrams. A plan of instruction details criterion objectives for each unit of instruction, time, training standard correlation, and support materials and guidance. Student materials include programmed instruction for identification of weather message headings, sound ray theory, evaluating and encoding bathythermograph data, APT predict message and tracking board, shipboard weather office, decoding RADFO message and International Analysis Code, radar reports, and oceanic circulation; study guides on orientation and observation; study guide/workbooks on meteorology, weather equipment operation, pilot-to-metro service, preparation of weather charts, Terminal Aerodrome Forecast Code, and map plotting; workbooks on sky condition, cloud forms, visibility and present weather, additive data, Metar Code, PIREP Code, weather codes and messages, observation, weather plotting, radar, and scope interpretation; a weather codes plotting guide; and a study guide on Metar encoding and dissemination. Study guides, workbooks, and study guide/workbooks contain exercises or objectives, introduction, information, and questions, exercises, and/or projects. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Chanute AFB Technical Training Center, IL.