Abstract: Global warming is one of the most important issues facing humanity. The depth and extent of sea-ice are clear indicators of global warming. Snow cover on sea-ice is an important variable that affects the volume of sea-ice and indirectly global warming as a whole. This paper discusses the design of snow radar. Various models in the design of the snow radar are discussed. It concludes with the problems and the solutions to rectify the issues.
Keywords: FM-CW, RADAR, beat frequency, back ray scattering principle.