SP1: Monitoring of all NORDRAD radars using the NRDTOOLS software.
SP2: Investigation of angular pointing accuracy of all NORDRAD radars, and implementation of improvements to achieve and agreed level of performance.
SP3: Investigation of calibration and radar parameter value accuracy at all NORDRAD radars, and implementation of improvements to achieve agreed level of performance.
The project was finally started in August 2000. The project is carried out according to the original project plan, but the project period is form 1.8.2000 to 31.10.2001. The first status report and first results were presented to NOCORD in October 2000.
An interim report has been presented to NOCORD on May 15, 2001. The report covers the advances in the project during the first 8 months. A detailed description of results from SP1 is also available.
Asko Huuskonen (FMI, project leader), Ingemar Carlsson (Swedish Armed Forces), Åsa Granström, Daniel Michelson (SHMI), and Oddbjorn Thoresen (DNMI).