Doppler radar and weather observations /

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Author / Creator:Doviak, R. J.
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:San Diego : Academic Press, c1993.
Description:xix, 562 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Subject:Radar meteorology -- Observations.
Doppler radar
Doppler radar.
Radar meteorology.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Zrnić, Dušan S.
ISBN:0122214226 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-545) and index.
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505 2 0 |g 1.  |t Introduction --  |g 2.  |t Electromagnetic Waves and Propagation.  |g 2.1.  |t Waves.  |g 2.2.  |t Propagation Paths --  |g 3.  |t Radar and Its Environment.  |g 3.1.  |t The Doppler Radar (Transmitting Aspects).  |g 3.2.  |t The Scattering Cross Section.  |g 3.3.  |t Attenuation.  |g 3.4.  |t The Doppler Radar (Receiving Aspects).  |g 3.5.  |t Practical Considerations.  |g 3.6.  |t Ambiguities --  |g 4.  |t Weather Signals.  |g 4.1.  |t Weather Signal Samples.  |g 4.2.  |t The Power Sample.  |g 4.3.  |t Signal Statistics.  |g 4.4.  |t The Weather Radar Equation.  |g 4.5.  |t Signal-to-Noise Ratio for Distributed Scatterers.  |g 4.6.  |t Correlation of Samples along Range Time --  |g 5.  |t Doppler Spectra of Weather Signals.  |g 5.1.  |t Spectral Analysis of Weather Signals.  |g 5.2.  |t Weather Signal Spectrum and Its Relation to Reflectivity and Radial Velocity Fields.  |g 5.3.  |t Velocity Spectrum Width --  |g 6.  |t Weather Signal Processing.  |g 6.1.  |t Spectral Moments.  |g 6.2.  |t Weather Signals in a Receiver.  |g 6.3.  |t Signal Power Estimation.  |g 6.4.  |t Mean Frequency Estimators.  |g 6.5.  |t Estimators of the Spectrum Width.  |g 6.6.  |t Minimum Variance Bounds.  |g 6.7.  |t Performance on Data.  |g 6.8.  |t Signal Processing for Coherent Polarimetric Radar --  |g 7.  |t Considerations in the Observation of Weather.  |g 7.1.  |t Range Ambiguities.  |g 7.2.  |t Velocity Ambiguities.  |g 7.3.  |t Signal Coherency.  |g 7.4.  |t Techniques to Mitigate the Effects of Ambiguities.  |g 7.5.  |t Methods to Decrease the Acquisition Time.  |g 7.6.  |t Pulse Compression.  |g 7.7.  |t Artifacts.  |g 7.8.  |t Effective Pattern of a Scanning Radar.  |g 7.9.  |t Antenna Sidelobes.  |g 7.10.  |t Clutter --  |g 8.  |t Precipitation Measurements.  |g 8.1.  |t Drop Size Distributions.  |g 8.2.  |t Terminal Velocities.  |g 8.3.  |t Rainfall Rate, Reflectivity, and Liquid Water Content.  |g 8.4.  |t Single-Parameter Measurement of Precipitation.  |g 8.5.  |t Multiple-Parameter Measurements of Precipitation.  |g 8.6.  |t Distribution of Hydrometeors from Doppler Spectra --  |g 9.  |t Observations of Winds, Storms, and Related Phenomena.  |g 9.1.  |t Thunderstorm Structure.  |g 9.2.  |t Wind Measurement with Two Doppler Radars.  |g 9.3.  |t Wind Measurement with One Doppler Radar.  |g 9.4.  |t Severe Storms.  |g 9.5.  |t Mesocyclones and Tornadoes.  |g 9.6.  |t Downdrafts and Outflows.  |g 9.7.  |t Buoyancy Waves.  |g 9.8.  |t Large Weather Systems.  |g 9.9.  |t Lightning --  |g 10.  |t Measurements of Turbulence.  |g 10.1.  |t Statistical Theory of Turbulence.  |g 10.2.  |t Spatial Spectra of Point and Average Velocities.  |g 10.3.  |t Doppler Spectrum Width and Eddy Dissipation Rate.  |g 10.4.  |t Doppler Spectrum Width in Severe Thunderstorms --  |g 11.  |t Observations of Fair Weather.  |g 11.1.  |t Reflection, Refraction, and Scatter: Coherence.  |g 11.2.  |t Formulation of the Wave Equation for Inhomogeneous and Turbulent Media.  |g 11.3.  |t Solution for Fields Scattered by Irregularities.  |g 11.4.  |t Small Volume Scatter.  |g 11.5.  |t Common Volume Scatter.  |g 11.6.  |t Characteristics of Refractive Index Irregularities.  |g 11.7.  |t Observations of Clear-Air Reflectivity.  |g 11.8.  |t Observations of Wind, Waves, and Turbulence in Clear Air.  |g 11.9.  |t Other Fair-Weather Observations.  |t Appendix A Geometric Relations for Rays in the Troposphere.  |g A.1.  |t Integral Solution for Ray Path in a Spherically Stratified Medium.  |g A.2.  |t Relating a Scatterer's Apparent Range and Elevation Angle to Its True Height and Great Circle Distance.  |t Appendix B Correlation between Signal Samples as a Function of Sample Time --  |t Appendix C Correlation of Echoes from Spaced Resolution Volumes.  |g C.1.  |t Signal Sample Correlation versus Range Difference [actual symbol not reproducible].  |g C.2.  |t Correlation of Signals from Azimuthally Spaced Resolution Volumes.  |t Appendix D Geometric Optics Approximation to the Wave Equation --  |t Appendix E Derivation of Green's Function. 
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