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Meteorological applications of the FM Doppler radar

Meteorological applications of the FM Doppler radar

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Boulder, Colo, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radar meteorology.,
  • Doppler radar.,
  • Meteorology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. G. Strauch ... [et al.] ; [Wave Propagation Laboratory]
    SeriesNOAA technical report ; ERL 351-WPL 44, NOAA technical report -- ERL 351-WPL 44.
    ContributionsStrauch, R. G., Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.), Wave Propagation Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17813964M

      This work provides a detailed introduction to the principles of Doppler and polarimetric radar, focusing in particular on their use in the analysis of weather systems. The authors first discuss underlying topics such as electromagnetic scattering, polarization, and wave propagation/5. Latest weather radar images from the National Weather Service. National Weather Service Enhanced Radar Image Lake Charles, LA Radar Go to: Standard Version Local weather forecast by "City, St" Radar Status Message Base Reflectivity: NWS Lake Charles, LA Doppler .

    PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, VOL. 67, NO. 11, NOVEMBER Doppler Weather Radar RICHARD J. DOVIAK, SENIOR MEMBER, IEEE, DUSAN S. ZRNIC, SENIOR MEMBER, IEEE, AND DALE S. SIRMANS Abstmct-The Doppler weather radar and its signals are examined from elementary considerations to show the origin and development of useful weather echo properties such as signal .   This book provides a detailed introduction to the principles of Doppler and polarimetric radar, focusing in particular on their use in the analysis of weather systems. The design features and operation of practical radar systems are highlighted throughout the book in order to illustrate important theoretical foundations. The authors begin by discussing background topics such .

    Doppler radar works in a similar way. Doppler radar bounces a pulse of radio waves off the target object. Once the wave bounces, it acts just like the sound waves from the police siren. The radar used by the National Weather Service is called the WSRD, which stands for Weather Surveillance Radar - Doppler (the prototype radar was built in ). As its name suggests, the WSRD is a Doppler radar, meaning it can detect motions toward or away from the radar as well as the location of precipitation areas.


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