PARSAX An Informal Look at Radar Technology and Applications within TU Delft

26Aug/110

IDRA radar in Hart van Nederland

Yesterday evening the programm Hart van Nederland at SBS 6 channel started with news about a dutch tourist who has been killed in a storm at a campsite in the Isère, after a tree fell on her tent. The 36-year-old woman was on holiday with family at Les Trois Lacs du Soleil camp, in Trept, when the storm hit on Wednesday night. She was sharing the tent with her two-year-old son, who was airlifted to hospital in Lyon in a serious condition. Five other people were injured and taken to hospital. Some 300 other campers were put up in temporary accommodation for the night and offered help by the mairie, pompiers and Red Cross.

Continue the topic about necessity to predict, detect and manage the severe weather events, an interview with TU Delft Prof. Herman Russchenberg has been shown. Staying near TU Delft IDRA radar on the top of 213 m high mast in Cabauw, he told about importance of high-resolution remote sensing information for precision of weather forecasts and climate changes detection...

The full version of program you can see via this link: Vroege editie – Hart van Nederland, the IDRA story starts at 5'20''.


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