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Entomological Radar Studies, USDA/ARS

Abstract: "Entomological Radar Studies" offers a variety of information
concerning the use of radar in entomological studies, including type
of radar (scanning, tracking, airborne, and vertical looking); corn,
earworm, helicoverpa zea (Boddie) behavior detected through radar;
monitoring nocturnal moth activity; early warning of migration events,
and, estimating fallout area. Color images depict both the radar
equipment used in these studies and the screen patterns produced by

The purpose of this dataset is to characterize airborne behavior and
dispersal of important agricultural insect pests.
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Description: Entomological radar data description
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.63   S: 13.71   E: -61.48   W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Entomological Radar Studies
Data Presentation Form: online
Online Resource:
Originating Center
Data Center
Area Wide Pest Management Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, ARS, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (979) 260-9531
Fax: 979-260-9386
Email: j-westbrook at
Contact Address:
Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center
2771 F&B Road
City: College Station
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 77845-4966
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-03