Isro unveils Polarimetry Doppler Weather Radar at Sriharikota spaceport

K Sivan, Isro, new chairman of ISRO,PSLV, Kiran kumar, scientistThe Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday inaugurated the Polarimetry Doppler Weather Radar at Sriharikota spaceport near Chennai.The S–Band Polarimetry Doppler Weather Radar facility was launched at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota by Isro Chairman Dr K Sivan.The radar has been developed by Bharat Electronics Ltd, Bengaluru under ToT (Training of Trainers) from ISRO.The Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) provides advanced information, enhances the lead-time essential for saving lives and property in the event of a natural disaster associated with severe weather.
Source: Business Standard