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University of Oklahoma Acquires New Mobile Radar to Better Understand Tornadoes
April 5, 2011
Researchers at the University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology have a new mobile radar that will allow them to study tornadoes and other rapidly evolving meteorological phenomena.
University of Oklahoma
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