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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2017, Article ID 1475029, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1475029
Research Article

An Integrated Method of Multiradar Quantitative Precipitation Estimation Based on Cloud Classification and Dynamic Error Analysis

1Anhui Meteorology Institute, Anhui Key Lab of Atmospheric Science and Satellite Remote Sensing, Hefei, Anhui 230031, China
2Shouxian National Climate Observation Station, Huainan, Anhui 232200, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Yong Huang; moc.621@0002_121yh

Received 17 November 2016; Accepted 15 February 2017; Published 5 March 2017

Academic Editor: Zhe Li

Copyright © 2017 Yong Huang 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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