TIROS IV weather satellite

TitleTIROS IV weather satellite
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1962
AuthorsTarble, R. D.
Conference Name30th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 30th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1962
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationCheyenne, Wyoming
KeywordsAerial mapping, Snow cover, TIROS, Weather satellite

Pictures taken by weather satellite are exhibited to show the extent of snow cover over the western mountains on April 11, 1962. The possibility of using satellite pictures for measuring the area of snow cover in river basins during the melt period is intimated.