The WSR-57 weather radar operated by the National
Weather Service at Sacramento, California, plus a network
of precipitation gages provided data for this comparison
of radar reflectivity with precipitation rates. Located
in a valley with mountains within range of the radar on
three sides, this radar has varying sensitivity for...
Patterns of beach erosion and accretion due to jetty construction
are examined for the coast of Oregon. All jetty systems are
included with the exception of those on the Columbia River, making a
total of nine systems.
All evidence indicates that these areas of the Oregon coast are