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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 7
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3985–3996, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3985-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3985–3996, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3985-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 19 Jul 2019

Research article | 19 Jul 2019

Simulating precipitation radar observations from a geostationary satellite

Atsushi Okazaki et al.
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The JAXA is surveying the feasibility of a potential satellite mission equipped with a precipitation radar on a geostationary orbit, as a successor of the GPM Core Observatory. We investigate what kind of observation data will be available from the radar using simulation techniques. Although the quality of the observation depends on the radar specifications and the position of precipitation systems, the results demonstrate that it would be possible to obtain three-dimensional precipitation data.
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