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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2013, Article ID 129642, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/129642
Research Article

Impact of 3DVAR Data Assimilation on the Prediction of Heavy Rainfall over Southern China

1Laboratory of Cloud-Precipitation Physics and Severe Storms, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
2Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072, USA
3Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau, Shenzhen 518040, China

Received 26 March 2013; Revised 16 June 2013; Accepted 12 July 2013

Academic Editor: Jidong Gao

Copyright © 2013 Tuanjie Hou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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