Accession Number : AD0786802

Title :   Efficiency of Radar Detection of Clouds and Precipitation,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Stepanenko,V. D.

Report Date : 09 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The capabilities of radar detection of clouds and precipitation are characterized by maximum ranges and the probability of detecting these phenomena. The first characteristic is determined by radar technical parameters, cloud and precipitation reflectivity, and the second -- by the incidence of these atmospheric formations in a particular geographical region.

Descriptors :   *Clouds, *Atmospheric precipitation, *Radar reflections, Meteorological radar, Detection, Probability, Efficiency, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE