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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-3985-2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-3985-2015
Research article
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01 Oct 2015
Research article |  | 01 Oct 2015

Fuzzy logic filtering of radar reflectivity to remove non-meteorological echoes using dual polarization radar moments

D. R. L. Dufton and C. G. Collier

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This paper describes a radar echo classification scheme, used to identify and remove non-meteorlogical echoes from X-band radar data. The classifier uses fuzzy logic to incorporate multiple radar moments, including linear texture fields, into the decision scheme. The scheme is trained on a limited subset of data from a short field deployment. The feasibility of the scheme is then demonstrated with a range of examples from two field deployments in the UK.