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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01105

Army Air Force meteorologists prepare to launch hydrogen-filled balloon Balloon transported radiosonde that transmitted back to station Radiosonde measured temperature, humidity, and pressure This instrument was used up until just before the end of WWII Iceland post important for shipping and forecasting for European operations

Image ID: wea01105, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Iceland, Meeks Field
Photo Date: 1944?
Photographer: United States Army

Category: Instruments/Balloons/War/

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