Weather Radar and Ground-Penetrating Radar

Weather Radar and Ground-Penetrating Radar

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This chapter examines two topics of modern radar: meteorological radar and ground-penetrating radar.

Chapter Contents:

  • 14.1 Weather Radar
  • 14.1.1 Radar Beam Geometry
  • 14.1.2 Scattering by an Individual Raindrop
  • 14.1.3 Volume Reflectivity of Rain
  • 14.1.4 dBZ
  • 14.1.5 The NEXRAD Weather Radar Network
  • 14.2 Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • 14.2.1 Location of an Underground Object
  • 14.2.2 Attenuation of Radar Signal in Ground
  • 14.2.3 GPR Applications
  • References
  • Problems

Inspec keywords: ground penetrating radar; meteorological radar

Other keywords: ground-penetrating radar; weather radar; meteorological radar

Subjects: Radar equipment, systems and applications

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