You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Calculating Payload for a Tethered Balloon System
Author: Tangren, Charles D.;
Source: Res. Note SE-298. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: A graph method to calculate payload for a tethered balloon system, with the supporting helium lift and payload equations. is described. The balloon system is designed to collect emissions data during the convective-lift and no-convective-lift phases of a forest fire. A description of the balloon system and a list of factors affecting balloon selection are included.
Keywords: Smoke plumes. forest fires. particulate matter. emission rate, helium lift. balloon payload. air pollution measurement.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication. (Please specify exactly
which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
XML: View XML
Tangren, Charles D. 1980. Calculating Payload for a Tethered Balloon System. Res. Note SE-298. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility