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Remote Sensing of GPS Precipitable Water Vapor during 2014 Heavy Snowfall in Gangwon Province
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 Title & Authors
Remote Sensing of GPS Precipitable Water Vapor during 2014 Heavy Snowfall in Gangwon Province
JinYong, Nam; DongSeob, Song;
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 Abstract
The GPS signal delays in troposphere, which are along the signal path between a transmitting satellite and GPS permanent station, can be used to retrieve the precipitable water vapor. The GPS remote sensing technique of atmospheric water vapor is capable of monitoring typhoon and detecting long term water vapor for tracking of earth’s climate change. In this study, we analyzed GPS precipitable water vapor variations during the heavy snowstorm event occurred in the Yeongdong area, 2014. The results show that the snowfall event were occurring after the GPS precipitable water vapor were increased, the maximum fresh snow depth was recorded after the maximum GPS precipitable water vapor was generated, in Kangneug and Wuljin, respectively. Also, we analyzed that the closely correlation among the GPS precipitable water vapor, the K-index and total index which was acquired by the upper air observation system during this snowstorm event was revealed.
 Keywords
Snowfall;Yeongdong Area;Precipitable Water Vapor;GPS;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
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