Measurement cell

From Glossary of Meteorology

measurement cell

In radar, the four-dimensional space (volume × time) from which received target signals are sampled and processed to provide a measurement of reflectivity, the Doppler spectrum, or other properties of the target.

Normally the measurement cell is large compared with the coherence element to provide an adequate average of the quantity to be measured or to reduce the amount of data to be stored.

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