By A. Chandrasekar
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Scatterometer measures the wind speed and direction over the sea surface and is based on the principle that electromagnetic radiation transmitted towards the sea surface gets scattered back and the intensity of backscatter is dependent on the sea surface roughness. The backscattered intensity, for a given wind speed depends on the azimuth angle between the wind direction to the emitting antenna. By measuring backscattered intensity from the sea surface at several azimuth angles, the wind speed and wind direction over the sea can be obtained.
Since the rammed air is brought to a state of rest, the air loses all its kinetic energy. Using the Bernoulli principle, the excess pressure can be related to the square of the wind speed and the latter can be determined. A more accurate measurement of the horizontal wind speed is obtained from the electrical anemometer. The electrical anemometer consists of a small electrical generator maintained in a weatherproof 24 u BASICS OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE housing and is driven by the rotation of a three-cup rotor carried on a vertical spindle.
The cups of the anemometer rotate continuously since the drag of the wind is greater when blowing into the mouth than in the back of each cup. By careful design, it is possible to relate directly the rate of the cup rotation to the wind speed over a wide-range of wind speeds. The number of cup axle revolutions in a certain time period is noted in the cup anemometer and this is converted into the length of the wind. Dividing the length of the wind by the time period used, one gets the average wind speed in this period.
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