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Measurement geometry and products

This is a subject fairly well covered by existing textbooks. This chapter is considered as Background knowledge.


- 2.1 Geometry and its limits

  • We live on a ball
  • Propagation in the atmosphere: sub fraction...
  • Volume scanning: concepts of azimuth, elevation, range: elevation-range-height diagram


- 2.2. Products

  • Dictionary from OPERA deliverables
  • PPI, CAPPI, Max, PseudoCAPPI, RHI, X-sect, echo-top, accumulation-precipitation ...
  • maximum range depending on radar site and blockage

Material to this section is available through:

  • Laurent Delobbe: animations, PowerPoint presentations and case study material
  • Iwan Hollemann: PowerPoint presentations
  • Wilfried Jacobs: animations, PowerPoint presentations, case study material and other
  • Urs Germann: animations, PowerPoint presentations, quizzes and other
  • Evelyn Murphy: PowerPoint presentations
  • Uta Gjertsen: PowerPoint presentations
  • A.J. Illingworth: PowerPoint presentations and other
  • Paul Joe: animations, PowerPoint presentations and case study material
  • Martin Hagen: PowerPoint presentations and quizzes
  • Peter Rodriguez: case study material and other
  • Frederic Fabry: animations and other
  • Günther Haase: PowerPoint presentations
  • Niels Einar Jensen: animations and PowerPoint presentations
mise jour Wednesday 4 May 2016