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The contribution of the microwave radiometer ADMIRARI to the NASA GPM ground validation field experiment

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posted on 2016-05-24, 12:23 authored by Pablo Saavedra Garfias, Alessandro Battaglia, Clemens Simmer
The microwave radiometer ADMIRARI has taken part in several NASA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) ground validation (GV) field experiments in different locations around the globe. ADMIRARI is a multifrequency dual-polarized microwave radiometer with the ability to distinguish the cloud and rain component of the liquid water content observed in the atmospheric column. The present is a review of ADMIRARI's participation in four GPM/GV field campaigns from March 2010 to February 2012. Each of these experiments tackled different precipitation regimes, from convective, to mixed-phase, warm to light rain and snowfall. © 2013 AIP Publishing LLC.

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AIP Conference Proceedings, 2013, 1531, pp. 592-595

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/Organisation/COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING/Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Radiation Processes in the Atmosphere and Ocean (IRS2012), Dahlem Cube, Free University, Berlin

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AIP Conference Proceedings

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American Institute of Physics (AIP)

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0094-243X

eissn

1551-7616

isbn

978-0-7354-1155-5

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2013

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2016-05-24

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http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/proceeding/aipcp/10.1063/1.4804839

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2012-08-06

Temporal coverage: end date

2012-08-10

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en

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