Operational Measurement of Precipitation in Mountainous Terrain

  • Urs Germann
  • Jürg Joss
Part of the Physics of Earth and Space Environments book series (EARTH)


To put a weather radar in a mountainous region is like pitching a tent in a snowstorm: The practical use is obvious and large — but so are the problems.


Elevation Angle Mountainous Terrain Radar Reflectivity Spatial Continuity Weather Radar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Urs Germann
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jürg Joss
    • 2
  1. 1.McGill UniversityMontréalCanada
  2. 2.MeteoSwissLocarno-MontiSwitzerland

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