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AMT | Articles | Volume 11, issue 11
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 5965–5979, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-5965-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 5965–5979, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-5965-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 30 Oct 2018

Research article | 30 Oct 2018

Doppler W-band polarization diversity space-borne radar simulator for wind studies

Alessandro Battaglia et al.
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A new technique is proposed to simulated winds in clouds as they could be observed by a space-borne Doppler 3 mm wavelength radar. Results show that, in the presence of cloud inhomogeneity and of vertical wind shear, measured winds can be corrected and produce unbiased estimates of line-of-sight winds that can then be assimilated in numerical models to improve weather forecasts.
A new technique is proposed to simulated winds in clouds as they could be observed by a...
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