83rd Annual

Monday, 10 February 2003
The WSR-88D Common Operations and Development Environment and Enhancements to ORPG Algorithm Infrastructure Services
Thomas J. Ganger, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and M. J. Istok, S. Smith, and B. Bumgarner
Poster PDF (71.3 kB)
The Open Radar Product Generator (ORPG) includes a system architecture that has already provided an opportunity to increase the pace of technology infusion and the deployment of new algorithms, into the operational weather radar. The use of the ORPG's Common Operations and Development Environment (CODE) for algorithm research and development, is allowing those development activities to produce software that can more easily be integrated into the operational ORPG.

The recent versions of WSR-88D CODE have improved support for algorithm development for the WSR-88D. Recent enhancements to the WSR-88D ORPG infrastructure services (included with Open Build 3), expanded guidance for algorithm development, and enhanced data analysis utilities contribute to the improvements in CODE. This paper summarizes the current status of CODE, what remains to be done, and provides a vision for the future of CODE in support of WSR-88D algorithm development.

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