Accession Number:

ADA007172

Title:

Radar in Meteorology,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-01-02

Pagination or Media Count:

501.0

Abstract:

Contents Radiophysical properties of the troposphere Theory of radar detection of clouds and precipitation by means of meteorological radar operating on the centimeter and millimeter wave lengths Use of meteorological radar stations for the detection and investigation of clouds and phenomena associated with them Use of radar for detecting and studying objects in the troposphere which cannot be detected visually Determination of the intensity of precipitation and water contents of clouds by radar methods Use of optical locators in meteorology Acoustic-radar sounding of the atmosphere Fluctuations in the echo signals and the use of doppler radars for meteorological purposes Possibility of obtaining radar meteorological and hydrological data by means of artificial earth satellites Influence of meteorological conditions on the application of radar.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Meteorology
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE