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New methods for precipitation measurements done with weather radars

New methods for precipitation measurements done with weather radars

Finnish Meteorological Institute's weather radars cover the whole area of Finland, and give information not only about where it is raining, but also about the precipitation levels. A method developed in a recent research can be used to improve the quality of weather radar precipitation measurements.

More information:

Researcher Seppo Pulkkinen,

Pulkkinen, S., Koistinen, J., Kuitunen, T., and Harri, A.-M.: Probabilistic radar-gauge merging by multivariate spatiotemporal techniques, Journal of Hydrology, 542, 662-678, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.09.036

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