REGIONAL VARIABILITY IN TROPICAL CONVECTION : OBSERVATIONS FROM TRMM By

@inproceedings{Petersen2000REGIONALVI,
  title={REGIONAL VARIABILITY IN TROPICAL CONVECTION : OBSERVATIONS FROM TRMM By},
  author={Walter A. Petersen and Steven A. Rutledge},
  year={2000}
}
Observation of the vertical profile of precipitation over the global tropics is a key objective of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) because this information is central to obtaining vertical profiles of latent heating. The present study combines both TRMM Precipitation Radar (PR) and Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) data to examine “wet-season” vertical structures of tropical precipitation across a broad spectrum of locations in the global tropics. TRMM-PR reflectivity data (2A-25… CONTINUE READING
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