SSEC Historical Photographs

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Title

SSEC Historical Photographs

Description

The Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) Historical Photographs collection includes photographs from the period 1949 to the present. They represent the Center's early atmospheric and space science research programs, instrument development, and people. Dr. Verner Edward Suomi, founder of the Center and professor of meteorology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is prominently featured in many photos.

Subject

Atmospheric science.
Space sciences.
Satellite meteorology.
Remote sensing.
Meteorological instruments.
Schwerdtfeger Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC), University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Suomi, Verner Edward

Rights

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues. The physical collection must be viewed in the Library during normal business hours.

Date

1949-present

Collection Items

Aerial on AOSS roof
Aerial on AOSS roof. Distinctively shaped antenna. Snow on roof. Two unidentified men. One may be Delbert Smith. Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Air pollution instrument
Air pollution instrument. Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Allen Huang
Allen Huang and James Purdom (left). Joint EUMETSAT/AMS Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2007.

Allis-Chalmers class
Allis-Chalmers class. Group photograph of technicians at lab desks at work taking "Reliable electrical connections, hand soldering HS1-1" class at Allis-Chalmers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes Charles Blair and Gene Buchholtz. Gene Buckholtz is…

Ampex DR-10 videodisk
Ampex DR-10 videodisk. The video disk provides storage for over 600 separate TV frames. Video sync is governed by an optical tachometer mechanically coupled to the disk. During loading, a gated oscillator is locked to the horizontal sync pulses…

Anaconic digital multimeter
Anaconic Digital Multimeter. Close up of front of instrument with digital readout. Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC), University of Wisconsin-Madison. Image obtained from University of Wisconsin Archives.

Andrews antenna (01)
Andrews antenna (01). Crane unloading the 4.6 meter Andrews disk antenna from back of a truck located behind AOSS building in space between it and Rust-Schreiner Hall. Geology building visible in background. White disk with red lighting bolt…

Andrews antenna (02)
Andrews antenna (02). 4.6 meter Andrews antenna on north east corner of roof top of AOSS building. White disk with red lightning bolt graphic on surface. Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Anemometer test (01)
Anemometer test (01). Test vehicle in Camp Randall building, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Close up of cab.

Anemometer test (02)
Anemometer test (02). Test vehicle in Camp Randall building, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Close up of anemometer.
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