Polarimetric Doppler weather radar : principles and applications /

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Author / Creator:Bringi, V. N., 1949-
Imprint:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2001.
Description:1 online resource (xxv, 636 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
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Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11117312
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Other authors / contributors:Chandrasekar, V.
ISBN:0511016077
9780511016073
9780511541094
0511541090
9780511050695
0511050690
051115450X
9780511154508
1280418958
9781280418952
9786610418954
6610418950
0521623847
9780521623841
0521019559
9780521019552
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 607-628) and index.
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Summary:This book provides a detailed introduction to the principles of Doppler and polarimetric radar, focusing in particular on their use in the analysis of weather systems. The design features and operation of practical radar systems are highlighted throughout the book in order to illustrate important theoretical foundations.
Other form:Print version: Bringi, V.N., 1949- Polarimetric Doppler weather radar. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2001 0521623847
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Electromagnetic concepts useful for radar applications
  • 2. Scattering matrix
  • 3. Wave, antenna, and radar polarization
  • 4. Dual-polarized wave propagation in precipitation media
  • 5. Doppler radar signal theory and spectral estimation
  • 6. Dual-polarized radar systems and signal processing algorithms
  • 7. The polarimetric basis for characterizing precipitation
  • 8. Radar rainfall estimation
  • Appendices