Chappell, Charles F. University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, COMET, Boulder, Colorado.
Last reviewed:December 2019
- Radar surveillance
- Satellite surveillance
- Cloud-to-ground lightning detectors
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Identifying storm formation, monitoring subsequent storm evolution and assessing the potential for destruction of life and property through application of various methods and techniques. Doppler radars, satellite-borne instruments, lightning detection networks and surface observing networks are used to detect the genesis of storms, to diagnose their nature and to issue warnings when a threat to life and property exists. See also: Storm
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