Surface Weather Map

One of 15 pamphlets in the series: Programed Text available on this site.

Description

This booklet gives an overview of surface weather maps as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Surface Weather Map, interpretation of data from plotted station models, [and] analysis of maps to include pressure centers and fronts" as well as the "Use of map for flight planning." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iv, 18 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

Creation Information

Randall; Turgeon & Randall June 1969.

Context

This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1790 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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Authors

  • Randall "Prepared by: Mr. Randall, Maint/Meteorology Branch, January 1968"
  • Turgeon "Prepared by: CPT Turgeon, Maint/Meteorology Branch, January 1968"

Editor

  • Randall "Revised by: Mr. Randall, Intro Airmanship Br, June 1969"

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Titles

  • Main Title: Surface Weather Map
  • Added Title: Programed Text AM-34, June 1969
  • Series Title: Programed Text

Description

This booklet gives an overview of surface weather maps as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Surface Weather Map, interpretation of data from plotted station models, [and] analysis of maps to include pressure centers and fronts" as well as the "Use of map for flight planning." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iv, 18 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

Notes

There are handwritten notes throughout the book, including circled answers in the self-evaluation questions.

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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters

The diverse military history of Fort Wolters been documented and preserved in these materials. Col. Willie H. Casper compiled the multi-volume collection. Casper was deputy commander of the fort from 1965 to 1971.

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  • June 1969

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  • April 16, 2009, 11:38 p.m.

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  • May 18, 2017, 12:55 p.m.

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Randall; Turgeon & Randall. Surface Weather Map, pamphlet, June 1969; Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46573/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.