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Multi-Resolution Analysis: MRA Based Bright Band Height Estimation with Precipitation Radar Data
Kohei Arai
Pages - 13 - 20     |    Revised - 15-03-2012     |    Published - 16-04-2012
Volume - 3   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - June 2012  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Bright Band, Precipitation Radar, TRMM Satellite, Wavelet Analysis, Multi-resolution Analysis
ABSTRACT
A method for reconstruction of cross section of rainfall situations with precipitation radar data based on wavelet analysis of Multi-Resolution Analysis (MRA) which allows extract a peak of the radar reflectivity is proposed in order to detect bright band height. It is found that the bright band height can be estimated by using the MRA with the basis of Daubechies wavelet family. It is also found that the boundaries in rainfall structure can be clearly extracted with MRA.
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Dr. Kohei Arai
- Japan
arai@is.saga-u.ac.jp