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A rainrate-attenuation-reflectivity relation for use in the spaceborne and airborne sensing of rain

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4 Author(s)
Watson, R.J. ; Dept. of Math., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK ; Holt, A.R. ; Marecal, V. ; Testud, J.

A relationship linking rainfall rate with powers of radar reflectivity and specific attenuation is considered. It is shown that at frequencies used for the spaceborne monitoring of rain, such a relationship exists that is relatively insensitive to dropsize distribution (dsd) and temperature over a wide range of rainrates

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:37 ,  Issue: 3 )