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Combined Microwave Radiometer and Micro Rain Radar for Analysis of Cloud Liquid Water
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  • Journal title : Journal of the Chosun Natural Science
  • Volume 6, Issue 1,  2013, pp.12-15
  • Publisher : The Research Institute of Chosun Natural Science
  • DOI : 10.13160/ricns.2013.6.1.012
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Combined Microwave Radiometer and Micro Rain Radar for Analysis of Cloud Liquid Water
Yang, Ha-Young; Chang, Ki-Ho; Kang, Seong-Tae;
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To combine the micro rain radar and microwave radiometer cloud liquid water, we estimate the cloud physical thickness from the difference between the MTSAT-1R cloud top height and cloud base height of visual observation of Daegwallyeong weather station, and the cloud liquid water path of micro rain radar is obtained by multiplying the liquid water content of micro rain radar and the estimated cloud physical thickness. The trend of microwave radiometer liquid water path agrees with that of the micro rain radar during small precipitation. We study these characteristics of micro rain radar and microwave radiometer for small precipitation to obtain the combined cloud water content of micro rain radar and microwave radiometer, constantly operated regardless to the rainfall.
Liquid Water;Micro Rain Radar;Microwave Radiometer;
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