sounding balloons

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Scope note
Small free balloons carrying self-registering instruments aloft to record and transmit measurements for atmospheric research; for balloons carrying aloft instruments for recording weather-related data, use "meteorological balloons."
sounding balloons
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024