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Linear and nonlinear processing of meteorological radar images
Author(s): Tomasz Szoplik; Zdzislaw Dziewit
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of mesoscale atmospheric studies by means of radar radiation is ultrashort range weather forecast effective on time scales of an hour or Ilore F 1] . Different types of meteorological phenomena give characteristic shapes of radar echo . The aim of our work is to find a simple method of classification of clouds for high-speed analysis of meteorological radar gray-scale images. This is the first global stage of radar inages analysis. To get into details on precipitation the local analysis follows. In the second step images of chosen clouds can be analysed . In images impulse noise and oscillations are to be eliminated and edges of smoothed images of clouds are to be preserved .

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 1319, Optics in Complex Systems, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.34922
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Tomasz Szoplik, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)
Zdzislaw Dziewit, Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1319:
Optics in Complex Systems
F. Lanzl; H.-J. Preuss; G. Weigelt, Editor(s)

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