Satellite meteorology by R R Kelkar

By R R Kelkar

Satellite Meteorology is the youngest and quickest starting to be department of the technological know-how of meteorology and the current e-book strains its attention-grabbing historical past, describes the present nation of artwork, and envisions its strength and chances. the decade has witnessed an important development within the accuracy of brief and medium variety climate forecasting internationally, relatively within the tropics. Numerical climate prediction versions appear to be taking up from synoptic meteorologists and will also be doing higher. With the help of excessive energy pcs, numerical versions have certainly develop into subtle and hugely able. although, it truly is indisputable that their contemporary luck has been principally end result of the genuine time assimilation of satellite tv for pc facts and items. opposed to the backdrop of those advancements, revision of satellite tv for pc Meteorology had develop into past due. the second one version keeps the fundamental constitution and elegance of prior variation however the up-to-date content material displays extra realistically the country of artwork during this ever-evolving box of technology and know-how. It accommodates the latest authentic and technical details, learn effects and references to the newest publications.

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Narayanan M. , Bhatia R. , Kirankumar A. S. , 2003, "Evolution of Indian satellite meteorological programme", Mausam, 54, 1-12. Kalsi S. , 2006, "Orissa supercyclone - a synopsis", Mausam, 57, 1-20. Kelkar R. , 1980, "Image navigation and gridding for three-axis stabilised geostationary satellites", NOAAINESDIS Report. Washington DC, 32 pp. Kelkar R. , Sant Prasad and Khanna P. , 1982, "Conception of an equatorial orbiting meteorological satellite for the tropics", Mausam, 33, 507-508. Kelkar R.

4 Spectroradiometers Precision spectroradiometers are usually based on a monochromator with a diffraction grating. A concave mirror collimates the radiation and the diffraction grating reflects the radiation while dispersing it into its spectral components. A second concave mirror focusses the radiation on a detector. Scanning of the spectrum is accomplished by rotating the grating while recording the electrical signal at the detector. A satellite-based spectroradiometer can provide extremely high spectral sensitivity with exceptionally low out-of-band response.

2006, "Orissa supercyclone - a synopsis", Mausam, 57, 1-20. Kelkar R. , 1980, "Image navigation and gridding for three-axis stabilised geostationary satellites", NOAAINESDIS Report. Washington DC, 32 pp. Kelkar R. , Sant Prasad and Khanna P. , 1982, "Conception of an equatorial orbiting meteorological satellite for the tropics", Mausam, 33, 507-508. Kelkar R. , 1994, "Satellite meteorology in India - an overview", Indian J. , 23, 235-245. 48 Satellite Meteorology Mahajan P. N. and Ghanekar S.

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