Sectorized hybrid scan strategy of the NEXRAD precipitation- processing system

R. Shedd, J. A. Smith, M. L. Walton

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Abstract

In preparation for the introduction of NEXRAD in the USA, a "sectorized hybrid scan' has been developed for enhancing precipitation processing by radar. The sectorized hybrid uses data from the four low tilts of the radar volume scan to develop a composite, or hybrid, scan. The choice of the tilt to be used at a particular location depends upon the range and altitude of the beam above the terrain. This processing has also provided for the production of regional radar coverage maps. -Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-159
Number of pages9
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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