Radar remote sensing of the Earth from space in hydrometeorology

1Efimov, VB, 1Kalmykov, IA, 2Krasnov, OA, 1Kurekin, AS, 2Tsymbal, VN, 3Komyak, VA, 3Yatsevich, SE
1A.I. Kalmykov Center for Radio Physical Sensing, NAS of Ukraine and National Space Agency of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
2A.I.Kalmykov Center for Radio Physical Sensing, NAS of Ukraine and National Space Agency of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
3O.Ya. Usikov Institute for Radiophysics and Electronics of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2000, 6 ;(5):16-28
https://doi.org/10.15407/knit2000.05.016
Section: Spacecrafts and Payloads
Publication Language: Russian
Abstract: 
We present the experience gained in determining quantitative characteristics of the hydrometeorological phenomena in the atmosphere-ocean-land system with the use of the radar information from the satellites of the «Cosmos-1500», «Okean», «Sich-1» types.
Keywords: atmosphere-ocean-land system, remote sensing of the Earth, satellites
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