Paul Schlatter – On Detecting Tornadoes with Dual-Polarization Radar

Paul Schlatter – On Detecting Tornadoes with Dual-Polarization Radar

Current radar technology transmits and receives energy in the horizontal direction, and so all you’re really getting is a one dimensional picture of whatever is really out there. NOAA’s National Weather Service forecasters can say, “there’s precipitation there…it’s heavy,” but they have very little to no information on what type of precipitation it is. Dual-polarization… Read more Paul Schlatter – On Detecting Tornadoes with Dual-Polarization Radar