The equipment and procedures used in preparing more than 15,240 m of 16-mm time lapse movies of atmospheric clouds is described. Such photographic records are of great value in establishing a dynamic cloud census of a specific area. Operational techniques, the support diagrams, and the optimum time intervals in use for different types of records are presented.
© 1970 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 15, 1970
Published: August 1, 1970
V. J. Schaefer, "Time Lapse Photography of Clouds," Appl. Opt. 9, 1817-1819 (1970)