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WMO Radar Veritabanı

Anket Değerlendirmesi

Evaluation of the Survey on Weather Radars and Preparation of a Comprehensive Web-Based Weather Radar Database

1. Introduction

It has been already proven that, Doppler Weather Radar is an essential precipitation observing system in meteorology for very large scale areas. They have been and will continue to be a very important meteorological tool in severe weather warnings, precipitation estimation and its spatial distribution, air traffic management, disaster management, numerical weather prediction (verification and data assimilation), agriculture, hydrological, weather modification and climate applications.

Radar networks have developed in many countries and often have competing requirements resulting in multiple networks created by different internal agencies and not just NHMS’s.

The fourteenth session of the Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation (CIMO) requested the CIMO Expert Team on Remote-Sensing Upper-Air Technology and Techniques to establish a fully comprehensive database of the global use of weather radars.

Several reasons for establishing this database:

2. Overview of questionnaire

The survey has four main sections on the following themes:

"Questionnaire on Weather Radars" is placed in Annex I and "Spreadsheet" (excel table) is placed in AnnexII of this document.


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