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A waveform for short-dwell-time meteorological doppler radars

Richard G. Strauch

A waveform for short-dwell-time meteorological doppler radars

by Richard G. Strauch

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Published by United States Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, Wave Propagation Laboratory, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Boulder, Colo, Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radar meteorology -- Measurement.,
  • Doppler radar -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWaveform for short dwell time meteorological doppler radars.
    StatementR.G. Strauch.
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ERL WPL -- 146
    ContributionsWave Propagation Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22434098M

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