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Vector Reconstruction and Mosaicing from Multiple Doppler Weather Radar Velocity Data

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.

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Abstract

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
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/4465

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