Doppler Radar & Weather Observations, Second Edition

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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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* 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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