Aluminium tape used for Recording Rainfall, 1960

Made:
1965 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Five spools on three reels of aluminium rainfall record tape in 3 film cannisters, unsigned, United Kingdom, taken on flights on 12 January 1965. These relate to analysis of the size of raindrops in clouds as measured from aircraft.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1997-937
Materials:
aluminium (metal), paper (fibre product), plastic (unidentified) and steel (metal)
Measurements:
each tape: 41 mm 95 mm,
overall weight: .43kg
type:
rainfall record
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • record - document
  • meteorological record
  • furnishing and equipment
credit:
Cornford, Stan G