The present invention provides an apparatus and method for obtaining data to determine one or more characteristics of a wind flow field using one or more radars. Data is collected from the one or more radars, and analyzed to determine the one or more characteristics of the wind flow field. The one or more radars are positioned to have a portion of the wind flow field within a scanning sector of the one or more radars.
STATEMENT OF FEDERALLY FUNDED RESEARCH
 This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-FG-06-GO86092 awarded by the United States Department of Energy Congressionally Directed Project: Great Plains Wind Power Test Facility. The government has certain rights in the invention.