Atmosphere and Temperature

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This booklet gives an overview of atmosphere and temperature as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Pressure scale measurement, isobars, forces that affect winds, high and low pressure systems and associate weather[-]formation prevailing wind belts." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

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iii, 26 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

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Christy, J. J. January 1971.

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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 164 times . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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  • Christy, J. J. "Prepared by: J. J. Christy, S/A Literature Development Branch, January 1971"

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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  • Main Title: Atmosphere and Temperature
  • Alternate Title: Programed Text AM 32 (C), January 1971
  • Series Title: Programed Text

Description

This booklet gives an overview of atmosphere and temperature as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Pressure scale measurement, isobars, forces that affect winds, high and low pressure systems and associate weather[-]formation prevailing wind belts." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iii, 26 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 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

This multi-volume collection of photographs documents the history of Fort Wolters from its inception as a National Guard Training Center in 1921 through its high point as the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Training Center/School to its closing, as Fort Wolters, in 1974 The collection was compiled by Col. Willie H. Casper, Jr., from public sources and declassified government photographs and documents. Col. Casper was the deputy commander of Fort Wolters from 1965 to 1971.

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  • January 1971

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Christy, J. J. Atmosphere and Temperature, pamphlet, January 1971; Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46577/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.