Aviation Weather Surveillance Systems : Advanced Radar and Surface Sensors for Flight Safety and Air Traffic Management

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Overview

Focusing on radar-based surveillance, this book has been written to provide a comprehensive introduction to the science, sensors and systems that form modern aviation weather surveillance systems.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
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1 Introduction 1
2 Basic background of aviation 11
3 Atmospheric effects on aviation 37
4 Origins of harmful atmospheric effects on aircraft 79
5 Requirements of systems for aviation weather surveillance 121
6 Doppler weather radar as a primary aviation weather sensor 143
7 Modern Doppler weather radars for aviation 245
8 Other sensors and systems for aviation weather 289
9 Integrated system approaches 337
10 Automatic detection and tracking of hazardous weather features 351
11 Atmospheric turbulence and its detection by radar 375
12 Lightning and aviation 407
13 Polarisation diversity radars 429
Index 445
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