Rainfall measurement revisited
Rodda, John C.; Dixon, Harry. 2012 Rainfall measurement revisited. Weather, 67 (5). 131-136. 10.1002/wea.875Full text not available from this repository.
This paper revisits research investigating errors in rainfall measurement, principally those due to the effect of wind on the standard Met Office gauge. This gauge usually catches less than what would reach the ground in its absence, causing a systematic error. Results previously reported for the station at Wallingford are updated. The issues surrounding errors in rainfall measurement are discussed together with the consequences for their applications.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1002/wea.875|
|Programmes:||CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Water > WA Topic 1 - Variability and Change in Water Systems > WA - 1.1 - Continued long term monitoring and integrated observation of freshwater systems|
|CEH Sections:||CEH fellows
Boorman (to September 2014)
|Additional Keywords:||raingauge, precipitation measurement, ground level raingauges, rainfall|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Meteorology and Climatology
Data and Information
|Date made live:||27 Apr 2012 13:24|
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