What is Doppler Radar? - Definition & Uses


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What is radar?

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1. Which of the following can NOT generally be determined using radar?

2. What is Doppler radar?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prepare yourself to be tested on what a radar and Doppler radar are, as well as what they determine, with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To clarify, you are going to be asked what you know about:

  • Functions of radar
  • Readings of radar
  • Functions of Doppler radar
  • What a Doppler radar can and can't tell you

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding radar systems
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about weather prediction in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Doppler radar and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gain an even deeper conception of Doppler radar with the related lesson, What is Doppler Radar? - Definition & Uses. This lesson will act as a guide for topics such as:

  • How Doppler radar works
  • Different examples of Doppler radar uses
  • How radar works
  • Methods of using radar and Doppler radar