Look at the picture 3.14-3.24 and answer these questions.1.
What do we call this equipment that uses radio waves tofind the position of things and watch their movement?
:Radar.2. Where can we see it?
: Airport or weather office.3. What is can be seen in picture 3.16?
: Polar-orbiting satellite.4. How high does it orbit around the earth?
: About 870 km. high.5.How long does it take for one orbit?
: It takes approximately 1 hour 42 minutes.
Now read the given passage below. You can look up themeaning of the words in
in the Vocabulary StudySection that follows.
As well as the Windprofiler
, there is a network of weather radars that provides a picture of the distribution of rainfall. From the radar it is possible to work out where it israining and how heavy the rain is. The network includes sites