Tornado Detection and Warning by Radar

  1. C. Church,
  2. D. Burgess,
  3. C. Doswell and
  4. R. Davies-Jone
  1. Donald W. B Burgess1,
  2. Ralph J. Donaldson Jr.2 and
  3. Paul R. Desrochers3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM079p0203

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

How to Cite

Burgess, D. W. B., Donaldson, R. J. and Desrochers, P. R. (1993) Tornado Detection and Warning by Radar, in The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards (eds C. Church, D. Burgess, C. Doswell and R. Davies-Jone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM079p0203

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Severe Storms Laboratory, Noaa, Norman, Oklahoma 73069

  2. 2

    Hughes Stx Corporation, Lexington, Massachusetts 02173

  3. 3

    Geophysics Directorate, Phillips Laboratory, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts 01776

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900384

Online ISBN: 9781118664148

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Keywords:

  • Tornadoes—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Limitations of Doppler Weather Radar

  • Radar Signatures for Tornado Detection and Warning

  • Automated Radar Algorithms

  • Future Directions