GENEVA, ZURICH GET FINE-GRAIN 3-D COLOR WEATHER RADAR

An advanced weather radar system called AERIS (Airways Environmental Radar Information System) is described. It includes a WSR-74 C-band weather radar, connected to a Data General Nova 3-D minicomputer which extracts and process the radar data, to create, on a color TV, a 3-dimensional display of the location and intensity of the precipitation in the area. The computer program controls the entire operation. Details of the weather monitoring system display functions are illustrated, and examples are given of the display enlargement capabilities.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Air Traffic Control Association

    525 School Street, SW, Suite 409
    Washington, DC  United States  20024
  • Authors:
    • VICKERS, T K
  • Publication Date: 1979-4

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 12-16
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197181
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 28 1979 12:00AM