Bulletin American Meteorological Society 345 mountainou s terrain . Th e versatility of th e syste m ca n be im- its Airsonde ™ system. This study was supporte d by NS F Grant No. ATM 78-19261 and NSF Grant No. ATM 81-13082 for publication prove d by includin g sensor s fo r wind , altitude , aerosol , and costs. ga s measurements. With such additions, the ultralight sounde r can meet the needs of more sophisticated studies tha t require information on all of these parameters. Fro m this experienc e in the field , th e potentia l of th e ultra- References ligh t sounde r is promising . Continued improvement in in- strumentatio n and furthe r exploratio n of its applicatio n are Markowski , M. A., 1982: Ultralight airplanes. Sci. Am., 247, 62-69. intended . Th e ful l analysi s of th e dat a is bein g integrate d with Thyer, N., and K. J. K. Buettner, 1962: Part A: On valley and moun- othe r surfac e an d boundar y layer data . A technica l repor t of tain winds, III; Part B: Valley wind theory.
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Published: Apr 1, 1983