Simulation of radar-measured doppler velocity profiles in low-level wind shear
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Simulation of radar-measured doppler velocity profiles in low-level wind shear (phase I) by W. B. Sweezy

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Written in English


  • Wind shear -- United States.,
  • Doppler radar.,
  • Winds -- United States -- Measurement.

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StatementW.B. Sweezy, W.R. Moninger, R.G. Strauch ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research & Development Service.
ContributionsMoninger, W. R., Strauch, R. G., United States. Federal Aviation Administration. Systems Research and Development Service., Wave Propagation Laboratory.
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Paginationiii, 48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17543090M

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