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|Title:||A 3D drop-size distribution model based on the convolution of raindrops at terminal velocity||Authors:||Kasparis, Takis
Lane, John E.
Jones, Linwood W.
|Keywords:||Algorithms;Remote sensing;Gages;Rain and rainfall;Radar||Issue Date:||2002||Publisher:||Taylor & Francis||Source:||International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2002, Volume 23, Issue 15, Pages 3115-3121||Abstract:||Using a matrix of drop size distributions (DSDs), measured by a microscale array of disdrometers, a method of spatial and temporal DSD interpolation is presented. The goal of this interpolation technique is to estimate the DSD above the disdrometer array as a function of three spatial coordinates, time and drop diameter. This interpolation algorithm assumes simplified drop dynamics, based on cloud advection and terminal velocity of raindrops. Once a 3D DSD has been calculated, useful quantities such as radar reflectivity Z and rainfall rate R can be computed and compared with corresponding rain gauge and weather radar data.||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/7102
|ISSN:||01431161||DOI:||10.1080/01431160210127056||Rights:||© 2002 Taylor & Francis Ltd||Type:||Article|
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