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Polarimetric Weather Radar   

Description

RV Investigator continuously operates a 250kW C-band (5 cm), simultaneous dual polarization doppler weather surveillance and research radar

Purpose

The dual-polarisation C-band Doppler weather research radar sends 800 pulses every second. The 1.75 tonne radar will gather data 20 kilometres over the ocean in a 150 kilometre radius from the ship.

Operations

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