Mahapatra, Pravas R and Makkapati, Vishnu V (2004) Vector Reconstruction and Mosaicing from Multiple Doppler Weather Radar Velocity Data. In: 2004 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. IGARSS '04, Vol.6, 3868-3871.
Radial velocity data from two or more Doppler weather radars are commonly combined to obtain the vector or true velocity of winds at a given location. This work proposes a novel scheme for combining scalar and vector data from multiple radars. The number of overlapping radars at a point is automatically determined. The data combining algorithm (2-D, 3-D, or least-squares) is automatically determined from the number of overlapping radars. The use of latitude-longitude grid results in a universal grid presentation. A variable (user-definable) box-averaging method of vector representation is adopted and vector fields are depicted as fields of arrows. A novel method is adopted for handling boxes lying on boundaries of overlapping radar zones.
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)|
|Date Deposited:||13 Dec 2005|
|Last Modified:||19 Sep 2010 04:22|
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