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Ground based Weather Radar

Map of Europe

Figure 1: Map of weather radars in Europe
 conventional weatherradar
 doppler radar
 polarimetric radar

Ground based Weather Radar

The European Commission sponsored „COST 75” project has developed an inventory of all weather stations during 1995 (so it should be noted that this is provided for illustrative purpose only and will be out of date). The Graphic depicts this station inventory. The stations shown are classed into three types:

Conventional, doppler and polarimetric weather radars are all operational systems and they operate in C-Band, S-Band or X-Band.