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Cloud and precipitation radar

Hagen, Martin and Höller, Hartmut and Schmidt, Kersten (2012) Cloud and precipitation radar. In: Atmospheric Physics: Background - Methods - Trends Research Topics in Aerospace. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 347-362. ISBN 978-3-642-30182-7. ISSN 2194-8240

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Official URL: http://www.springer.com/series/8625

Abstract

Precipitation or weather radar is an essential tool for research, diagnosis, and nowcasting of precipitation events like fronts or thunderstorms. Only with weather radar is it possible to gain insights into the three-dimensional structure of thunderstorms and to investigate processes like hail formation or tornado genesis. A number of different radar products are available to analyze the structure, dynamics and microphysics of precipitation systems. Cloud radars use short wavelengths to enable detection of small ice particles or cloud droplets. Their applications differ from weather radar as they are mostly orientated vertically, where different retrieval techniques can be applied.

Document Type:Book Section
Title:Cloud and precipitation radar
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Hagen, Martin UNSPECIFIED
Höller, Hartmut UNSPECIFIED
Schmidt, Kersten UNSPECIFIED
Date:2012
Journal or Publication Title:Atmospheric Physics: Background - Methods - Trends
Refereed publication:Yes
Page Range:pp. 347-362
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Schumann, U.DLR
Publisher:Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Series Name:Research Topics in Aerospace
ISSN:2194-8240
ISBN:978-3-642-30182-7
Status:Published
Keywords:weather radar, polarimetric radar, Doppler radar, thunderstorm, cloud radar
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport, Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space, Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation, ATM and Operation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt, Aeronautics
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung, L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Atmosphären- und Klimaforschung, L - Climate, Weather and Environment
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Cloud Physics and Traffic Meteorology
Deposited By: Jana Freund
Deposited On:24 Jul 2012 13:09
Last Modified:13 Feb 2013 21:14

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