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HESS | Articles | Volume 22, issue 12
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 6533-6546, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-6533-2018
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the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 6533-6546, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-6533-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 19 Dec 2018

Research article | 19 Dec 2018

Estimating radar precipitation in cold climates: the role of air temperature within a non-parametric framework

Kuganesan Sivasubramaniam et al.
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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by editor and referees) (10 Sep 2018) by Alberto Guadagnini
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ED: Publish as is (27 Nov 2018) by Alberto Guadagnini
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This study investigates the use of gauge precipitation and air temperature observations to ascertain radar precipitation in cold climates. The use of air temperature as an additional variable in a non-parametric model improved the estimation of radar precipitation significantly. Further, it was found that the temperature effects became insignificant when air temperature was above 10 °C. The findings from this study could be important for using radar precipitation for hydrological applications.
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