On the Use of a Portable Fm-Cw Doppler Radar for Tornado Research

  1. C. Church,
  2. D. Burgess,
  3. C. Doswell and
  4. R. Davies-Jone
  1. Howard B. Bluestein1 and
  2. Wesley P. Unruh2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM079p0367

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

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

How to Cite

Bluestein, H. B. and Unruh, W. P. (1993) On the Use of a Portable Fm-Cw Doppler Radar for Tornado Research, 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/GM079p0367

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Meteorology, Energy Center, University Of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019

  2. 2

    Mechanical and Electronic Engineering Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545

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

  • Principles of Fm-Cw Doppler Radar

  • Design Constraints

  • Design of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Portable Radar

  • Preliminary Results

  • Suggested Future Improvements