Accession Number : ADA192232

Title :   Weather Radar Studies.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual technical summary rept. 1 Apr-30 Sep 86,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s) : Bernella, David M.

Report Date : 30 SEP 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The FAA-Lincoln Laboratory FL-2 Weather Radar test bed continues to gather experimental data in the Huntsville, Alabama area. The activities concerning the test bed and other associated meteorological sensors are reported here for the period 1 April through 30 September 1986. Results are included on the continuation of data reduction and analysis from Boston (1983), Memphis(1985), and Huntsville(1986), operations. This report addresses the first results of the automated microburst and gust front detection algorithms along with development progress on storm-tracking and turbulence detection algorithms.

Descriptors :   *METEOROLOGICAL RADAR, ALGORITHMS, DATA REDUCTION, DETECTION, DETECTORS, TEST BEDS, TURBULENCE, SIGNAL PROCESSING, CONTROL SYSTEMS, MINICOMPUTERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, RADAR CLUTTER, GUSTS.

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE