Authored by: Guifu Zhang

Weather Radar Polarimetry

Print publication date:  August  2016
Online publication date:  August  2016

Print ISBN: 9781439869581
eBook ISBN: 9781315374666
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Radar is an efficient remote sensing system that measures targeted media with four-dimensional information and fine resolution. It plays a critical role in weather observation, detection of hazards, classification and quantification of precipitation, and forecasting. Polarimetric radar provides multiparameter measurements with unprecedented quality and information. In this introduction, the historical development of the weather radar polarimetry is simply summarized, and the motivation and organization of the book are provided.

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