Radar better than weather balloon for measuring boundary layer

Inaccuracies in boundary layer assessment lead to significant errors in forecasts, said John Banghoff, graduate student in meteorology, Penn State.

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UNIVERITY PARK, Pa. - Improving forecasting for a host of severe weather events may be possible thanks to a more comprehensive method for measuring the Earth's boundary layer depth, developed by Penn State researchers.

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Radar better than weather balloon for measuring boundary layer

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