tation is not in the area. In "clear air mode," the radar Greater Milwaukee can detect very weak boundaries in the atmosphere, The chapter held a meeting on 27 November 1993 made visible by insects, pollen, or density discontinu- at the National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast ities. The radar is sensitive enough to pick up cirrus Office located near Sullivan, Wisconsin. The topic was clouds hundreds of miles away. the NWS's new Doppler radar system, which was installed at the Sullivan office in August. After welcom- Last explained that the radar system is made up of ing the capacity gathering, Ken Rizzo, NWS area three minicomputers. One, known as the Radar Data manager for Wisconsin, handed over the talk to Jeff Acquisition (RDA), actually controls the radar and Last, warning preparedness meteorologist at the of- gathers base data—reflectivity, velocity, and spec- fice. trum width. Ground clutter suppression is also per- Last began the afternoon's activities with a 90- formed by the RDA. The second, the Radar Product minute presentation that covered several aspects of Generator (RPG), generates more than 70 products radar meteorology and characteristics of the NWS that meteorologists use to evaluate the weather. The Doppler radar (known
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Feb 1, 1994
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera