Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 270726, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/270726
Research Article

Intercomparison of Vertical Structure of Storms Revealed by Ground-Based (NMQ) and Spaceborne Radars (CloudSat-CPR and TRMM-PR)

1National Weather Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program, Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, The University of Oklahoma, National Weather Center, 120 David L. Boren Boulevard, Suite 2500, Norman, OK 73072-7309, USA
2Department of Geography and Meteorology, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA
3Advanced Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072, USA
4Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, National Weather Center, Norman, OK 73072, USA
5School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072, USA

Received 18 August 2013; Accepted 2 October 2013

Academic Editors: R. Ferretti, S. Hameed, and V. Levizzani

Copyright © 2013 Veronica M. Fall 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.

Linked References

  1. S. Y. Matrosov, “Observations of wintertime U.S. West Coast precipitating systems with W-band satellite radar and other spaceborne instruments,” Journal of Hydrometeorology, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 223–238, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Zhang, K. Howard, C. Langston et al., “National mosaic and multi-sensor QPE (NMQ) system description, results, and future plans,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 92, no. 10, pp. 1321–1338, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. G. L. Stephens, D. G. Vane, R. J. Boain et al., “The CloudSat mission and the A-train: a new dimension of space-based observations of clouds and precipitation,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, vol. 83, pp. 1771–1790, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  4. G. L. Stephens, D. G. Vane, S. Tanelli et al., “CloudSat mission: performance and early science after the first year of operation,” Journal of Geophysical Research D, vol. 113, no. 8, Article ID D00A18, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. J. Zhang, C. Langston, and K. Howard, “Brightband identification based on vertical profiles of reflectivity from the WSR-88D,” Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol. 25, no. 10, pp. 1859–1872, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus