The two Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radars (SR-1 and SR-2) operated during much of VORTEX2. Terra Thompson, OU Grad student compiled a great list of highlights from their data collection.
SMART-Radar Team Wins NSF Major Research Instrumentation Award
The NSSL and University of Oklahoma Shared Mobile Atmospheric and Teaching Radar (SMART-radar) team was awarded the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Award to upgrade one of the mobile C-band radars with dual-polarimetric capability. SR-2 will be taken apart during Fall-Winter 2008 and rebuilt with the ability to perform simultaneous transmit/receive dual-polarization measurements.