TRMM precipitation bias in extreme storms in South America

  title={TRMM precipitation bias in extreme storms in South America},
  author={Kristen L Rasmussen and Stella L. Choi and Manuel D. Zuluaga and Robert A. Houze},
[1] Deep convective storms in subtropical South America are some of the most intense in the world, and the hydrological cycle plays an important role in both tropical and subtropical South America. Recent studies have suggested that the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) precipitation radar algorithm significantly underestimates surface rainfall in deep convection over land. This study investigates the range of the rain bias in storms containing four different types of extreme radar… CONTINUE READING
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