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VOLUME 41

NUMBER 4

AUGUST 2012

 

Special issue: Radio probing of precipitation

 

Cover & Title Page

Preface

CONTENTS

 

 

Concepts and principles of rainfall estimation from radar: Multi sensor environment and data fusion

389

V Chandrasekar* & Robert Cifelli

 

 

Using surface classification to improve surface reference technique performance over land

403

S L Durden*, S Tanelli & R Meneghini

 

 

Use of TRMM Precipitation Radar to address the problem of rain detection over the oceans in
passive microwave measurements

411

Atul Kumar Varma* & P K Pal

 

 

Forecasting and nowcasting convective weather phenomena over southern peninsular India Part I: Thunderstorms

421

R Suresh

 

 

Forecasting and nowcasting convective weather phenomena over southern peninsular India Part II: Severe local storms

435

R Suresh

 

 

Sensitivity of Z-R relations and spatial variability of error in a Doppler Weather Radar measured
rain intensity

448

Devajyoti Dutta, Sanjay Sharma*, B A M Kannan, S Venketswarlu, R M Gairola, T N Rao &
G Viswanathan

 

 

Developing a composite rainfall map based on observations from an X-band polarimetric radar network and conventional C-band radar

461

M Maki*, T Maesaka, A Kato, D S Kim & K Iwanami

 

 

Variability of raindrop size distribution and its impact on polarimetric rain rate estimators

471

K Amar Jyothi* & T N Rao

 

 

Some characteristics of earth-space path propagation phenomena at a tropical location

481

Animesh Maitra*, Arpita Adhikari & Aniruddha Bhattacharya

 

 

Regional climate model simulations of the 2009 Indian summer monsoon

488

Jyoti Bhate*, C K Unnikrishnan & M Rajeevan

 

 

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