Introduction to Tropical Meteorology, 2nd Edition, Chapter 2: Tropical Remote Sensing Applications

Introduction to Tropical Meteorology, 2nd Edition, Chapter 2: Tropical Remote Sensing Applications
tropical meteorology, remote sensing, satellite remote sensing, satellite soundings, satellite meteorology, geostationary satellite, meteorological satellite, environmental satellite, polar-orbiting satellite, microwave radiation, microwave energy, weather radar, Doppler radar, Equatorial Atmospheric Radar, wind profiler, passive microwave, active microwave, cloud drift winds, TRMM, TMI, AMSU, AMSR, GOES, METEOSAT, POES, MetOp, DVORAK technique, GPS Sounding, COSMIC Soundings, NPOESS, GPM, CloudSat, radiance, rain rate, emission, absorption, scattering, polarization, precipitation estimate, rainfall estimate, QuikSCAT, scatterometry, ocean winds, remote sensing of volcanoes, remote sensing of lightning, LIS, OLS, Synthetic Aperture Radar, SAR, remote sensing air quality