Weather satellites

United States, 1965

Film
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Explains the importance of weather satellites in recording and relaying pictures of wind and cloud patterns to strategically located receiving stations, thereby enabling meteorologists to spot the early formation of dangerous conditions such as typhoons, hurricanes and tornadoes.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:14:17:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30305

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Clouds

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Hurricanes

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Tornadoes

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Weather

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Weather forecasting

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Winds

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Clouds

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Meteorology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Satellite meteorology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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