Doppler radarDoppler radar
- An example of Doppler radar is what a weatherman uses at a local TV news station to forecast storms.
- An example of Doppler radar is what a policeman would use to evaluate the speed of an oncoming vehicle.
- An example of Doppler radar is what an astronomer would use to measure the speed of a moving star.
Doppler radar is defined as a tracking system that uses the Doppler effect to determine the change in the frequency, movement and location of sounds, objects, waves of light, storms and other weather elements.
a type of radar that uses the Doppler shift to measure the speed and direction of a target, as a moving object, storm, or tornado
Radar that uses the Doppler effect to measure velocity.
Color image of Hurricane Ivan (2004) produced by Doppler radar. Blue indicates light rainfall; red indicates the heaviest rainfall.