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Mobile Doppler Radar Instruments Edge Closer To Swirling Funnel Clouds

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May 10, 1999
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National Science Foundation
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Mobile Doppler radar instruments funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and deployed by scientists Howard Bluestein and Joshua Wurman of the University of Oklahoma and Andrew Pazmany of the University of Massachusetts are edging ever closer to the funnel clouds of tornadoes -- including last week's devastating storms in Oklahoma. One of these storms passed within a half-mile of the mobile units.

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National Science Foundation. "Mobile Doppler Radar Instruments Edge Closer To Swirling Funnel Clouds." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 May 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990510064538.htm>.
National Science Foundation. (1999, May 10). Mobile Doppler Radar Instruments Edge Closer To Swirling Funnel Clouds. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990510064538.htm
National Science Foundation. "Mobile Doppler Radar Instruments Edge Closer To Swirling Funnel Clouds." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990510064538.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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