"Climatology"

Convective storm life cycle and environments near the Sierras de Córdoba, Argentina

Satellite observations have revealed that some of the world's most intense deep convective storms occur near the Sierras de Córdoba, Argentina, South America. A C-band, dual-polarization Doppler weather radar recently installed in the city of Córdoba …

Altitudinal precipitation gradients in the tropics from tropical rainfall measuring mission (TRMM) precipitation radar

A Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) climatology shows variability in surface precipitation rate-elevation relationships across the tropics. Vertical profiles of radar reflectivity and profiles of specific humidity and cross-barrier moisture …