[1700] - Objective Error Quantification for Polarimetric Based Precipitation Estimates using X-Band Radar

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Diefenthal, G., 2016. Objective Error Quantification for Polarimetric Based Precipitation Estimates using X-Band Radar. PhD Report, Meteorological Institute, Bonn. Accessed from http://www.tr32db.uni-koeln.de/data.php?dataID=1700 at 2019-04-22.
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Title(s):Main Title: Objective Error Quantification for Polarimetric Based Precipitation Estimates using X-Band Radar
Description(s):Abstract: This report will focus on an empirical error estimation making use of the polarimetric twin X-band radar system of Bonn and Jülich. A large overlapping area makes it possible to compare radar measurement volumes that are expected to be in good resemblance to each other. Therefore a quality index scheme is applied and factors that have an effect on the reliability of the measured reflectivity values are investigated. A procedure to find overlapping radar volumes which meet the conditions to have a good resemblance in their measurement values is derived. The remaining differences in measurement values for volumes with a virtually perfect resemblance score is attributed to the empirical measurement error. In the end this procedure is applied as a validation tool and used as an example for the attenuation correction of a specific precipitation event.
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Creator(s):Author: Gordon Diefenthal
Publisher:CRC/TR32 Database (TR32DB)
Topic
TR32 Topic:Other
Related Sub-project(s):D5
Subject(s):CRC/TR32 Keywords: Radar
File Details
File Name:report_2016_02_v2.pdf
Data Type:Text
File Size:1037 kB (1.013 MB)
Date(s):Created: 2016-02-01
Mime Type:application/pdf
Language:English
Status:Completed
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Download Permission:OnlyTR32
General Access and Use Conditions:According to the TR32DB data policy agreement.
Access Limitations:According to the TR32DB data policy agreement.
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Specific Informations - Report
Report Date:1st of February, 2016
Report Type:PhD Report
Report City:Bonn
Report Institution:Meteorological Institute
Metadata Details
Metadata Creator:Gordon Diefenthal
Metadata Created:2017-09-29
Metadata Last Updated:2017-09-29
Subproject:D5
Funding Phase:2
Metadata Language:English
Metadata Version:V42
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