Doppler radar observations : weather radar, wind profiler, by Joan Bech; Jorge Luis Chau

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Wood, & D. Sirmans (2002). Improved tornado detection using simulated and actual WSR-88D data with enhanced resolution. J. Atmos. , Vol. 19, pp. 1759-1771. Brown, R. , B. A. Flickinger, E. Forren, D. M. Schultz, D. Sirmans, P. L. Spencer, V. T. Wood, & C. L. Ziegler (2005). Improved detection of severe storms using experimental fine-resolution WSR-88D measurements. Weather and Forecasting, Vol. 20, 3-14. Burgess, D. , V. T. Wood, & R. A. Brown (1982). Mesocyclone evolution statistics, Severe Storm Conf.

1 Automated Processing of Doppler Radar Data for Severe Weather Warnings 39 al, 2004; Kessler and Wilson, 1971; Lakshmanan et al, 2003; Lakshmanan and Smith, 2009; Lakshmanan et al, 2009; Lenning et al, 1998; Mitchell et al, 1998; Stumpf et al, 1998; Winston, 1998; Witt et al, 1998a, Witt et al, 1998b). The efficacy of the detection depends on the radar scan strategy and quality of the radar (range, azimuth resolution, cycle time, sensitivity, elevation angles, number of elevation tilts, etc (Brown et al, 2000; Heinselman et al, 2008; Lakshmanan et al, 2006; Marshall and Ballantyne, 1975; McLaughlin et al, 2009; Vasiloff, 2001).

On Radar Meteorology, AMS, Cairns, Australia. F. S. Zrnic (2004a). Design, implementation, and demonstration of a staggered PRT algorithm for the WSR-88D. J. Atmos. , 21, 13891399. D. R. Cruz (2004b). Pseudowhitening of weather radar signals to improve spectral moment and polarimetric variable estimates at low signal-to-noise ratios. IEEE Trans. Geosc. Remote Sens. Vol. 42, pp. 941-949. , Sachidananda, M, & D. Zrnic (2004c). Signal Design and Processing Techniques for WSR-88D Ambiguity Resolution) Phase coding and staggered PRT, implementation, data collection, and processing.

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