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Improving precipitation estimates from weather radar using quality control and correction techniques

Harrison, DL and Driscoll, SJ and Kitchen, M (1998) Improving precipitation estimates from weather radar using quality control and correction techniques. Technical Report. The Met Office.

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Abstract

Errors and uncertainty in radar estimates of precipitation result from both errors in the basic measurement of reflectivity and from attempts to relate this to the precipitation falling at the ground. If radar data are to be used to their full potential it is essential that effective measures are taken to mitigate these problems. The automatic processing of radar data which forms part of the UK Met. Office’s Nimrod system addresses a number of specific sources of error.

Item Type:Monograph (Technical Report)
Additional Information:This is an unpublished document. Permission to quote from it must be obtained from the Director of the Meteorological Office Branch.
Subjects:Atmospheric Sciences
Meteorology and Climatology
ID Code:293
Deposited By:Ms Belinda Robinson
Deposited On:03 Apr 2009 15:45
Last Modified:03 Apr 2009 15:45

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