Country-wide rainfall maps from cellular communication networks.

@article{Overeem2013CountrywideRM,
  title={Country-wide rainfall maps from cellular communication networks.},
  author={Aart Overeem and Hidde Leijnse and Remko Uijlenhoet},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 8},
  pages={2741-5}
}
Accurate and timely surface precipitation measurements are crucial for water resources management, agriculture, weather prediction, climate research, as well as ground validation of satellite-based precipitation estimates. However, the majority of the land surface of the earth lacks such data, and in many parts of the world the density of surface precipitation gauging networks is even rapidly declining. This development can potentially be counteracted by using received signal level data from… CONTINUE READING
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