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Book Reviews Applications of Weather Radar Systems. ready know, will have to examine the references pre- Second Edition. Christopher G. Collier. 1996. sented or others. The fourth equation in chapter 2 pre- 39 0 pp. $70.00. Hardbound. John Wiley & Sons. sents equations with Bessel and Hankel functions, ISBN 0-471-96013-6. again appropriately referenced. Similarly, the radar equation is presented, but not derived, and the reader In favor of this book, it presents a host of ideas and is presented with variational adjustment techniques, more than a thousand references to the background of coherency matrices, adjoint equations, fractals, and fields still developing. Students of the subjects and other advanced concepts in the same sudden manner. those involved in ongoing or developing radar appli- In most cases, the reader cannot gain insightful under- cations should be glad to have this book for ready standing of various theories and techniques from this reference. book; he or she can gain a superficial knowledge of them and places to search for additional information. The book is mostly about radar, but it also presents As in almost all books and typescripts, there is an oc- information about weather satellites and their appli- casional error; for example, Z http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-78.9.2015
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Applications of Weather Radar Systems. ready know, will have to examine the references pre- Second Edition. Christopher G. Collier. 1996. sented or others. The fourth equation in chapter 2 pre- 39 0 pp. $70.00. Hardbound. John Wiley & Sons. sents equations with Bessel and Hankel functions, ISBN 0-471-96013-6. again appropriately referenced. Similarly, the radar equation is presented, but not derived, and the reader In favor of this book, it presents a host of ideas and is presented with variational adjustment techniques, more than a thousand references to the background of coherency matrices, adjoint equations, fractals, and fields still developing. Students of the subjects and other advanced concepts in the same sudden manner. those involved in ongoing or developing radar appli- In most cases, the reader cannot gain insightful under- cations should be glad to have this book for ready standing of various theories and techniques from this reference. book; he or she can gain a superficial knowledge of them and places to search for additional information. The book is mostly about radar, but it also presents As in almost all books and typescripts, there is an oc- information about weather satellites and their appli- casional error; for example, Z

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Sep 1, 1997

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