A STUDY OF RADAR METEOROLOGICAL FINDINGS RELATED TO RADAR WEATHER DETECTION AND AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL.
NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J
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A study was conducted which encompassed a review of fundamentals and progress to date in the field of radar meteorology. The basic purpose of the study was the correlation of the findings of known authorities relative to the classification of radar reflectivity as a function of weather phenomena and the operational significance of these characteristics to aviation and air traffic control. It was concluded that the general classification of radar reflectivity as a function of weather phenomena provides a useful measure of relationship between reflectivity levels and associated degrees of turbulence. Recommendations included the continuation of Federal Aviation Agency-supported programs and the development of systems to eliminate weather clutter from displays by substitution of controlled contour outlines. Author
- Air Navigation and Guidance
- Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment