Meteorology is the study of what happens in the earth’s atmosphere. The focus is mainly on the way that atmospheric changes produce different kinds of weather conditions. Understanding these processes helps meteorologists (those who study meteorology) create forecasts. This information allows us to plan out our days. A forecast can even save lives by predicting dangerous weather conditions.

This is a weather radar station. This type of radar locates precipitation and calculates the type of precipitation (rain, hail, snow, etc.) and its motion. This weather radar is also called Doppler radar and weather surveillance radar (WSR).


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