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ISO 5878:1982

Reference atmospheres for aerospace use


Presents information on the seasonal, latidudinal, longitudinal and day-to-day variability of atmospheric properties at levels between the surface and 80 km. The systematic variation of atmospheric properties is shown for altitudes up to 80 km by a family of models, comprising the reference atmospheres tropical, sub-tropical, mid-latidude, sub-arctic and arctic. Furthermore temporal and spatial variations and frequency distributions of observed temperatures and densities are given.




Status Withdrawn - 23 Jan 2023
Edition 1982
No. of Pages 39
ICS Classification 49.020 Aircraft and space vehicles in general
Committee ISO/TC 20/SC 6
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Adoption ISO