Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
The Cryosphere, 13, 943–954, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-943-2019
The Cryosphere, 13, 943–954, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-943-2019
Research article
 | Highlight paper
19 Mar 2019
Research article  | Highlight paper | 19 Mar 2019

Evaluation of CloudSat snowfall rate profiles by a comparison with in situ micro-rain radar observations in East Antarctica

Florentin Lemonnier et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 4,052 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
3,154 841 57 4,052 62 59
  • HTML: 3,154
  • PDF: 841
  • XML: 57
  • Total: 4,052
  • BibTeX: 62
  • EndNote: 59
Views and downloads (calculated since 29 Nov 2018)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 29 Nov 2018)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 3,202 (including HTML, PDF, and XML) Thereof 3,192 with geography defined and 10 with unknown origin.
Country # Views %
  • 1
1
 
 
 
 

Cited

Discussed (preprint)

Latest update: 17 May 2022
Download
Short summary
Evaluation of the vertical precipitation rate profiles of CloudSat radar by comparison with two surface-based micro-rain radars (MRR) located at two antarctic stations gives a near-perfect correlation between both datasets, even though climatic and geographic conditions are different for the stations. A better understanding and reassessment of CloudSat uncertainties ranging from −13 % up to +22 % confirms the robustness of the CloudSat retrievals of snowfall over Antarctica.