Short Name:
gpmprecipmgcpex

GPM GROUND VALIDATION ENVIRONMENT CANADA (EC) MANUAL PRECIPITATION MEASUREMENTS GCPEX V1

The GPM Ground Validation Environment Canada (EC) Manual Precipitation Measurements GCPEx dataset was collected during the GPM Cold-season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx) in Ontario, Canada with data collections from January 18 - March 28, 2012. GCPEx addressed shortcomings in the GPM snowfall retrieval algorithm by collecting microphysical properties, associated remote sensing observations, and coordinated model simulations of precipitating snow. Precipitation amount, weight, snow water equivalent and present weather condition were recorded using a Tretyakov gauge inside a double fence intercomparison reference (DFIR) shield.

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