African Rainfall Climatology Version 2 for Famine Early Warning Systems

@inproceedings{NOVELLA2013AfricanRC,
  title={African Rainfall Climatology Version 2 for Famine Early Warning Systems},
  author={NICHOLAS S. NOVELLA and Wassila Thiaw},
  year={2013}
}
This paper describes a new gridded, daily 29-yr precipitation estimation dataset centered over Africa at 0.18 spatial resolution. Called the African Rainfall Climatology, version 2 (ARC2), it is a revision of the first version of theARC. Consistent with the operational Rainfall Estimation, version 2, algorithm (RFE2),ARC2 uses inputs from two sources: 1) 3-hourly geostationary infrared (IR) data centered over Africa from the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological… CONTINUE READING
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