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Workshop on End-to-End, Sense-and-Respond Systems, Applications, and Services — Abstract

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Meteorological Command and Control: An End-to-end Architecture for a Hazardous Weather Detection Sensor Network

Michael Zink, David Westbrook, Sherief Abdallah, Bryan Horling, Vijay Lakamraju, Eric Lyons, Victoria Manfredi, and Jim Kurose, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Kurt Hondl, National Severe Storms Laboratory

Abstract

We overview the software architecture for a network of low-powered radars (sensors) that collaboratively and adaptively sense the lowest few kilometers of the earthÕs atmosphere. We focus on the systemÕs main control loop—ingesting data from remote radars, identifying meteorological features in this data, and determining each radarÕs future scan strategy based on detected features and end-user requirements. Our initial benchmarks show that that these components generally have sub-second execution times, making them well-suited for our NetRad system.
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