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OAR-Precipitation Profiling Radars

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        abstract:  An S-Band (2835 MHz) Doppler radar system using backscatter from hydrometeors in the atmosphere to remotely study precipitation parameters.
        purpose:  Produce vertical profiles of precipitation related parameters, including rainfall rate, drop size distributions, freezing levels, and total column liquid water content.To advance short-term warning and forecast services and implement seasonal to interannual climate forecasts through improvement of quantitative precipitation estimation.Observational infrastructure primarily to support field campaigns for process oriented research.
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    metadataConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
        useLimitation:  While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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