Weather Radar Polarimetry–Trends Toward Operational Applications

Dušan S. Zrnić National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, Oklahoma

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This is a version of a speech presented at the 27th Conference on Radar Meteorology. Relative advantages of polarimetry are contrasted with the advantages accrued by the introduction of radar into meteorology and by the addition of Doppler measurements. A description of present interests as perceived by the author follows, and possible future trends are suggested.

Corresponding author address: Dr. Dušan Zrnić, NOAA/NSSL, 1313 Halley Circle, Norman, OK 73069.

This is a version of a speech presented at the 27th Conference on Radar Meteorology. Relative advantages of polarimetry are contrasted with the advantages accrued by the introduction of radar into meteorology and by the addition of Doppler measurements. A description of present interests as perceived by the author follows, and possible future trends are suggested.

Corresponding author address: Dr. Dušan Zrnić, NOAA/NSSL, 1313 Halley Circle, Norman, OK 73069.
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