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Radar meteorology : principles and practice

Author: Frédéric Fabry
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This practical full-color textbook introduces the fundamental physics behind radar measurements and their meteorological interpretation, for students, researchers, and practitioners.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frédéric Fabry
ISBN: 9781107070462 1107070465 9781108460392 1108460399
OCLC Number: 899229462
Description: xix, 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface; List of symbols; List of acronyms; 1. Meteorology and radar; 2. Fundamentals of weather radar measurements; 3. Radar reflectivity and products; 4. Reflectivity patterns; 5. Doppler velocity information; 6. The added value of dual-polarization; 7. Convective storm surveillance; 8. Monitoring widespread systems; 9. Radar estimation of precipitation; 10. Nowcasting; 11. Additional radar measurements and retrievals; 12. Cloud and spaceborne radars; 13. What does radar really measure?; Appendix A. Mathematics and statistics of radar meteorology; References; Index.
Responsibility: Frédéric Fabry, McGill University.
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