Richard “Dick” Doviak, a renowned radar engineer and professor, passed away recently. Research conducted by Doviak and others at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory helped convince the NOAA National Weather Service of Doppler radar’s…
The American Meteorological Society recently awarded a researcher for his contributions to the weather radar community.
A new book highlights the biggest technological upgrade to Doppler radars since first installed – dual-polarization technology.
Radars are a vital tool for weather forecasters because they provide a detailed picture of storms as they’re happening. A new radar technique is helping forecasters provide more accurate information about rain and snow storms.
The Advanced Technology Demonstrator is the newest in a long line of radar innovations developed and tested at the lab in Norman, Oklahoma.
Learn about NSSL’s latest radar with this Bite Sized Science video!
The following significant paper publication was reported to headquarters the week of June 19. NOAA authors are bolded. “Cylindrical Polarimetric Phased Array Radar: Beamforming and Calibration for Weather Applications” By Fulton, C. (OU ARRC) , J. L.…
The national weather radar system used throughout the United States by NOAA National Weather Service forecasters to “see” weather across the country is unique because it can be upgraded and modified with the newest capabilities,…
Learn about NSSL researcher Pamela Heinselman’s transition from RRDD to FRDD.
A new program supported by NSSL is testing the use of stream radar to improve flood forecasting. Learn more.