Observing Systems


Award Date Title Inventor
2011 Detection of Transient Signals in Doppler Spectra, U.S. Patent 8,022,864 Jordan, Churnside, & Johnston
2004 Combination N-Way Power Divider/Combiner and Noninvasive Reflected Power Detection, U.S. Patent 6,753,807 McLaughlin & Law
2003 Operational bright-band snow level detection using doppler radar
U.S. Patent 6,615,140
White, Gottas, Ralph, & Neiman
2002 Icing Hazard Avoidance System Using Dual Polarization Airborne Radar, U.S. Patent 6,377,202 Kropfli, Bartram, Martner, Matrosov & Reinking
Passive Polarimetric Microwave Radiometer for Detecting Aircraft Icing Conditions, U.S. Patent 6,377,207 Frederick S. Solheim and Albin J. Gasiewski
Hexagonal-Annulus Phased-Array Antenna for Radar Wind Profiling on Moving Platforms, U.S. Patent 6,437,738 Law
2000 Wavelet Based Sodars, U.S. Patent 6,097,669 Jordan, Abbott, & Templeman
Method for an Autonomous Cloud Radar, U.S. Patent 6,098,018 Welsh, Merritt, Francavilla, Glaess, King, & Zhang
Scatterometer With Adaptable Spatial Resolution, U.S. Patent 6,137,433 Zavorotny & Clifford
1999 Removing Buoy Motion from Wind Profile Moment Estimates, U.S. Patent 5,872,535 Jordan & Lataitis
Antenna System with Edge Treatment Means for Diminish Antenna Transmitting and Receiving Diffraction, Sidelobes, and Clutter, U.S. Patent 5,963,176 Solheim, Jordan & Wilson
1998 Autodyne Lidar System Utilizing a Hybrid Laser, U.S. Patent 5,778,019 Churnside, Gordov, & Orlovskii
1997 Wind Profiling Radar, U.S. Patent 5,592,171 Jordan
Process for generating wind profiler data free of fixed ground clutter contamination, U.S. Patent 5,686,919 Jordan & Chadwick
Statistical Quality Control of Profiler Data, U.S. Patent 5,689,444 Jordan
1996 Statistical Averaging Method for Wind Profiler Doppler Spectra, U.S. Patent 5,568,151 Merritt
1995 A Method of Reducing Acoustic and Electromagnetic Energy Diffracted by Barriers to Low Launch Angles
U.S. Patent 5,393,940
Bedard, Churnside & Nishiyama
Remote Sensing of Ocean Surface Currents
U.S. Patent 5,381,222
1993 Lidar-Acoustic Sounding of the Atmosphere
U.S. Patent 5,221,927
1992 A Highly Directional Sound Projector
U.S. Patent 5,137,110
Bedard & Nishiyama
Single-Ended, Dual Spatial Filter for the Passive Measurement of Winds and Turbulence Aloft
U.S. Patent 5,159,407
Churnside, Clifford & Hanson
Switchable Local Oscillator for Shared Mixer Radiometers
U.S. Patent 5,134,415
Fluxes Scintillometer
U.S. Patent 5,150,171
Hill & Ochs
1991 Single Station Radar Ocean Surface Current Mapper
U.S. Patent 4,996,533
May, Strauch & Weber
Icing Hazard Detector for Aircraft
U.S. Patent 5,028,929
Sand & Kropfli
Up-shifted Free Electron Laser Amplifier
U.S. Patent 5,023,563
Harvey & Palmer
1989 Quad Disk Static Pressure Probe
U.S. Patent 4,838,087
Nishiyama & Bedard
Covered Inverted Offset Cassegrainian System
U.S. Patent 4,866,457
1988 Acoustic Scintillation Liquid Flow Measurement
U.S. Patent 4,760,743
Clifford & Farmer
1987 Phased Antenna Array for Wind Profiling Applications
U.S. Patent 4,647,933
1986 Twin-Etalon Scanning Spectrometer
U.S. Patent 4,525,067
Method and Apparatus for Four-Beam Radar
U.S. Patent 4,633,256
Temperature Insensitive Pressure Jump Detector
U.S. Patent 4,578,994
Bedard & Ramzy
1984 Echometry Device and Method
U.S. Patent 4,481,517
Three-Element Antenna Formed of Orthogonal Loops Mounted on a Monopole
U.S. Patent 4,433,336
Device for Measurement of the Spectral Width of nearly Monochromatic Sources of Radiant Energy
U.S. Patent 4,449,823
1982 Triple-Beam Offset Paraboloidal Antenna
U.S. Patent 4,338,608
Strauch & Hogg
1979 HF Coastal Current Mapping Radar System
U.S. Patent 4,172,255
Barrick & Evans
Differential Doppler Velocity Sensor
U.S. Patent 4,168,906
Method and Apparatus for Measuring Gas Flow Speed
U.S. Patent 4,170,899
Fujita & Bedard