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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1970
  • pp: 1817–1819

Time Lapse Photography of Clouds

V. J. Schaefer  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 8, pp. 1817-1819 (1970)

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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)

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