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The book emphasizes the operational aspects of Radar Meteorology. It also traces the evolution of the subject including older technologies still in use in some countries, which will help students assimilate the basic principles.
A unique feature of the book is a detailed treatment of tropical cyclones as observed by radar, a topic of great interest in tropical countries. Another feature is the extensive bibliography on each topic to assist the interested reader to pursue the subject.
This book is suitable as a text or reference book for professional radar meteorologists, professional training courses for personnel of meteorological services, and for university courses in atmospheric science and meteorology.
|1||Radar Meterology - History, Principles and Technology||1|
|2||Propagation, Scattering and Attenuation of Microwaves in the Lower Atmosphere||51|
|3||Weather Radar Signal Processing and Display||93|
|4||Phenomena Observed by Weather Radar||161|
|5||Operational Weather Radar||183|
|6||Radar Observation of Weather Systems||211|
|7||Estimation of Precipitation||261|
|8||Radar Observation of Tropical Cyclones||313|
|9||Use of Weather Radar in Aviation||373|
|10||Observations With "Clear Air" Radars||387|
|11||Special Applications, New Radars and the Future||447|
|Abbreviations and Acronyms||533|