Wind Profilers - A Status Report (January 1989)
After a Short description of the operating principles of wind profilers, the characteristics of these instruments are presented for three different operating frequencies. The main part of the report deals with system-related properties which must be considered when planing a continent-wide network, and with the most important open problems. Observing techniques for temperature which could complement wind profilers in the future are mentipned. After a summary of the worldwide activities in wind profiling, an estimation of the operating costs, and recommendations for further literature, some important conclusions and recommendations conclude the report.
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