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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrage_balloon

A barrage balloon, sometimes called a blimp, is a large balloon tethered with metal cables, ... Barrage balloons are not practical against very high-flying aircraft , due to the ... operations to protect the sensitive locks and shipping channel at Sault Ste. ... Tools. What links here · Related changes · Upload file · Special pages ...

www.weather.gov/gjt/education_corner_balloon

Observations where winds aloft are also obtained from radiosondes are ... data, among other data, are also archived and sent to the NOAA National Climatic Data Center. A typical "weather balloon" sounding can last in excess of two hours , and the ... The kites carried aloft meteorological instruments or "meteorographs" that ...

www.weather.gov/upperair/factsheet

The radiosonde is a small, expendable instrument package (weighs 250 to 500 ... winds aloft are also obtained from radiosondes are called "rawinsonde" ... among other data, are also archived and sent to the NOAA National Climatic Data Center . A typical NWS "weather balloon" sounding can last in excess of two hours.

www.physics.uwo.ca/~whocking/p103/instrum.html

Oct 31, 2000 ... This human sensitivity to weather is illustrated in the attached diagram (click ... A Brief History of the Early Instruments of Meteorology ... of rooster added for aesthetic effect (in which case they were called "weather-cocks")) ..... was needed in order to make a balloon which could stay aloft for sufficiently long, ...

www.century-of-flight.net/new%20site/balloons/Meteorology.htm

the history of hot air balloons and lighter than air aircraft. ... weather balloons have been launched by the National Weather Service and its predecessor organization. ... burst when they reached a high altitude, dropping the instruments to Earth by ... a pilot balloon, a small balloon sent aloft to show wind speed and direction.

www.answers.com/Q/An_instrument_carried_aloft_by_a_weather_balloon_to_measure_upper-level_pressure

What is a sensitive weather tool sent high aloft a balloon called? Weather ToolIt is called a radiosonde (or sonde for short) and is attached via a long string (and ...

www.aos.wisc.edu/~hopkins/wx-inst/wxi-raob.htm

Jun 10, 1996 ... The radiosonde is a balloon-borne instrument platform with radio transmitting capabilities. ... Radiosondes were first used by the U.S. Weather Bureau in 1936. ... with a moisture sensitive film of lithium chloride (LiCl) and a binder; .... These balloon-borne instruments are sent aloft just prior to 0000 UTC and ...

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Aloft. This image, taken through a telescope, is of the newly designed super ... balloon cost considerably less than a satellite and the scientific instruments flown .... A high-altitude balloon carrying a new, miniature solar-pointing platform was ..... 9 (New Zealand time) due to unacceptable weather conditions for operations.

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Overlook Horizon High Altitude Balloons sent a weather balloon into flight but ... Check out our 360 video from space here: High Altitude balloons are effective tools in .... NASA has proposed a new citizen science challenge called the Airship .... in Palestine launched a balloon carrying sensitive scientific data this evening.