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Weather, Radar and Flood Forecasting

Out of Print

By: V Collinge

306 pages, lM8.306. Cloth

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1987 | #88853 | ISBN: 0471912964
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About this book

This survey brings together the most up-to-date information available in this fast-moving field, presenting the current technologies and capabilities of weather radar for rainfall measurement and weather forecasting - emphasizing actual operational experience in the UK.


Contents

Weather Radar in Western Europe; The Frontiers Project; A System for Processing Radar and Gauge Rainfall Data; The Establishment and Operation of an Unmanned Weather Radar; Accuracy of Real-time Radar Measurements; Weather Radar and a Regional Forecasting Service; An Operational Flood Warning System; UK Flood Forecasting in the 1980s; Flood Forecasting Hydrology in North-West Water; Real-time Flood Forecasting in Diverse Drainage Basins; Real-time Rainfall/Runoff Models and Use of Weather Radar Information; Flood Forecasting Based on Rainfall Radar Measurement and Stochastic Rainfall Forecasting in the Federal Republic of Germany; The Role of Radar and Automated Data Capture in Information Systems for Water Management; Towards More Effective Use of Radar Data for Flood Forecasting; Towards the More Effective Use of Radar and Satellite Imagery in Weather Forecasting; Future Development of the UK Weather Radar Network.

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