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Avalanche Flow Imaging RADAR

Wang, L; Brennan, P; (2009) Avalanche Flow Imaging RADAR. In: 2009 IEEE RADAR CONFERENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2. (pp. 779 - 782). IEEE

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Abstract

Snow avalanche are geophysical flows that pose a significant threat to life in alpine areas. To understand the behaviors of avalanche flows requires huge amount of accurate data. A developing 5.3 GHz RADAR system at UCL will give geographers a chance to find the velocities and velocity fluctuation of avalanche flow. This RADAR will be the first high-resolution (1m) instrument for these geophysical phenomena. This paper introduces this innovative RADAR system and also gives its developing status.

Type:Proceedings paper
Title:Avalanche Flow Imaging RADAR
Event:2009 IEEE Radar Conference
Location:Pasadena, CA
Dates:2009-05-04 - 2009-05-08
ISBN-13:978-1-4244-2870-0
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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