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04. NCAR Laboratories

 Record Group
Identifier: 04

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cooperative Convective Precipitation Experiment (CCOPE)

 Collection
Identifier:  - 04-CCOPE
Scope and Contents CCOPE was a major field research experiment to study the processes that create convective clouds, rain, hail and high winds over the High Plains of the United States. The CCOPE Records document the logistics and scientific fieldwork of gathering data and studying storms from conception to completion. The collection contains administrative papers, reports, research, daily logs, and papers compiled by Dr. Patrick Squires, Director Convective Storm Division. The materials are entirely in paper...

Tropical Wind, Energy Conversion, and Reference Level Experiment (TWERLE) Records

 Collection
Identifier:  - 04-TWERLE
Scope and Contents The Tropical Wind, Energy Conversion, and Reference Level Experiment, or TWERLE, was sponsored by the Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA) and designed and implemented by NCAR and the University of Wisconsin. TWERLE was an intensive program of meteorological observations made from superpressure balloons orbiting the earth at the 150mb density level. The balloons were tracked and monitored by the Nimbus-6 satellite, providing data which increased understanding of atmospheric circulation. Crew...