Modeling Rain Rate Distribution Per Diameter Class from Disdrometer Data Collected in Northern Benin (AMMA Campaign): A New Relationship Between Radar Reflectivity and Rainfall Rate

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Year:
2017
Type of Publication:
Article
Keywords:
DSD, Radar Reflectivity, Rainfall Rate, Disdrometer, AMMA
Authors:
Kougbéagbédè Hilaire; Houngninou B. Etienne; Moumouni Sounmaila
Journal:
IJRIES
Volume:
4
Number:
3
Pages:
56-62
Month:
May
ISSN:
2394-1375
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Abstract:
We analyzed the DSD with a new function R(D) which is equal to the rain rate per interval of raindrop diameters. The expressions of some weather variables (radar reflectivity Z, liquid water content W¬ and rainfall rate RT) were written with the function...