9 September 1985 High Altitude Acoustic Soundings
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Proceedings Volume 0547, Effects of the Environment on Systems Performance; (1985) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.948399
Event: 1985 Technical Symposium East, 1985, Arlington, United States
Atmospheric turbulence below 300 meters has been probed with an Echosondel acoustic sounder at the Mauna Kea, Hawaii observatory. Continuous hourly averages for several months yield "characteristic" site profiles of Cn2 and Cn2 with altitude as well as the diurnal signatures. Near surface acoustic turbulence soundings are compared to the results of observations using microthermal probes at the NOAA Boulder Atmospheric Observatory in Colorado and at Mt. Livermore near McDonald Observatory in Texas.
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Fred F. Forbes, Fred F. Forbes, Edwin S. Barker, Edwin S. Barker, K.Russell Peterman, K.Russell Peterman, David D. Cudaback, David D. Cudaback, David A. Morse, David A. Morse, } "High Altitude Acoustic Soundings", Proc. SPIE 0547, Effects of the Environment on Systems Performance, (9 September 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.948399; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.948399


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