Dual-polarized weather radar can estimate the number of bats in a swarm similar to the way it can estimate the number of raindrops in a cloud.
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NSSL’s videographer James Murnan has posted a creative outreach video explaining dual-polarization radar technology on the NOAA Weather Partners YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tX6LH_l3P3Y.
Recent analysis of data from NOAA NSSL’s prototype dual-polarization radar during a significant tornado outbreak in central Oklahoma this past spring showed debris from a damaging tornado. This critical information can help a forecaster confirm […]
Environment Canada scientists visited NSSL on June 7 and 8 to learn more about dual-polarization research in preparation for the dual-polarimetric upgrade to their weather radar network.
Volunteers within 90 miles of Norman, Oklahoma are invited to document date, time, location and the size of hail through a link online at: http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/projects/hasdex/