meteorological radar


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meteorological radar

[‚mēd·ē·ə·rə·′läj·ə·kəl ′rā‚där]
(meteorology)
A remote sensing device that transmits and receives microwave radiation for the purpose of detecting and measuring weather phenomena; includes Doppler radar, which is used to determine air motions (to detect tornadoes), and multiparameter radar, which provides information on the phase (ice or liquid), shapes, and sizes of hydrometeors.
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Moreover, downward-looking meteorological radars can be designed to consume much less power and use much smaller antennas since their vertical radar beams travel through significantly less attenuating "weather" than their horizontally looking counterparts.
Under the $55 million SIMIN contract awarded in 2000, Lockheed Martin designed and implemented a system that integrates the data from Romania's legacy meteorological systems with the latest technology in meteorological radars, surface and hydrological sensor stations, data processing and forecaster decision/display systems and telecommunications/satellite broadcasting.
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The subject of this contract will supply two identical meteorological radars in accordance with Annex P5 ZD Specifications and their installation and installation on existing radars without structural modifications.

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