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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1973-1989, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-1973-2017
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12 Apr 2017
The quantification and correction of wind-induced precipitation measurement errors
John Kochendorfer et al.

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Snowfall measurements recorded using precipitation gauges are subject to significant underestimation due to the effects of wind. Using measurements recorded at two different precipitation test beds, corrections for unshielded gauges and gauges within different types of windshields were developed and tested. Using the new corrections, uncorrectable errors were quantified, and measurement biases were successfully eliminated.
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