Validation of QuikSCAT Radiometer Rain Rates using the TRMM Microwave Radiometer

  title={Validation of QuikSCAT Radiometer Rain Rates using the TRMM Microwave Radiometer},
  author={W. Linwood Jones and Khalil Ahmad and Jun-Dong Park and Takis Kasparis and Josko Zec},
The primary mission of the SeaWinds scatterometer on the QuikSCAT satellite is to infer surface wind vector from ocean backscatter measurements. Occasionally the backscatter measurements are contaminated by the presence of rain; therefore a reliable method of identifying rain is needed. Fortunately, the SeaWinds scatterometer simultaneously obtains active (scattering) and passive (emission) measurements of the ocean; thus, the QuikSCAT Radiometer (QRad) measured brightness temperatures can be… CONTINUE READING
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