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Simulation of X-band polarimetric weather radar returns based on the Weather Research and Forecast model

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4 Author(s)
Lupidi, A. ; Dept. of Inf. Eng., Univ. of Pisa, Pisa, Italy ; Moscardini, C. ; Berizzi, F. ; Martorella, M.

A model is developed in this paper that simulates polarimetric radar returns from rain and hail at X-Band. To do this, the output data from an open-source meteorological model, namely the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF), and a numerical electromagnetic prediction code based on the Transmission-Matrix (T-Matrix) method are jointly used. Promising results are obtained that are in accordance with real observations. This model is intended to be used as input for a weather radar simulator with polarimetric and Doppler estimation capabilities.

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Radar Conference (RADAR), 2011 IEEE

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23-27 May 2011