Doppler Radar and Weather Observations

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9780122214202: Doppler Radar and Weather Observations

This book reviews the principles of Doppler radar and emphasizes the quantitative measurement of meteorological parameters. It illustrates the relation of Doppler radar data and images to atmospherix phenomena such as tornados, microbursts, waves, turbulence, density currents, hurricanes, and lightning. Radar images and photographs of these weather phenomena are included.

Key Features
* The Second Edition of Doviak and Zrnic's classic text has been expanded to include:
* Polarimetric measurements and data processing
* An updated section on RASS
* Wind profilers
* Observations with the WSR-88D
* An updated treatment of lightning
* Turbulence in the planetary boundary layer
* A short history of radar
* Chapter problem sets

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This book reviews the principles of Doppler radar and emphasizes the quantitative measurement of meteorological parameters. It illustrates the relation of Doppler radar data and images to atmospherix phenomena such as tornados, microbursts, waves, turbulence, density currents, hurricanes, and lightning. Radar images and photographs of these weather phenomena are included.

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Doviak, Richard J., Zrnic, Dusan S.
Published by Academic Pr (1984)
ISBN 10: 012221420X ISBN 13: 9780122214202
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Book Description Academic Pr, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11012221420X

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