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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 267-279, 2017
http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/21/267/2017/
doi:10.5194/hess-21-267-2017
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Research article
11 Jan 2017
Improving the precipitation accumulation analysis using lightning measurements and different integration periods Erik Gregow et al.
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A new lightning data assimilation method has been implemented and validated within the Finnish Meteorological Institute – Local Analysis and Prediction System. Lightning data do improve the analysis when no radars are available, and even with radar data, lightning data have a positive impact on the results. We also investigate the usage of different time integration intervals: 1, 6, 12, 24 h and 7 days, where the 1 h integration time length gives the best results.
A new lightning data assimilation method has been implemented and validated within the Finnish...
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