disdrometer


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disdrometer

[diz′dräm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
Equipment designed to measure and record the size distribution of raindrops as they occur in the atmosphere.
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The types of disdrometers used included the Parsivel-2, the Two-Dimensional Video Disdrometer (2DVD), and a Precipitation Imaging Package (PIP).
Tenders are invited for Supply of optical disdrometer
j]) from the disdrometer data is the number of raindrops per cubic meter per millimetre diameter ([mm.
Tropical rainfall associated with convective and stratiform clouds: Intercomparison of disdrometer and profiler measurements.
The disdrometer uses two video cameras to record the shape and size distribution of individual raindrops.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Disdrometer Rd-80
The Joss-Waldvogel disdrometer set up at the centre is connected to a terminal computer which records 1-minute integration time data.
Supplemental CAST instrumentation included up to twicedaily radiosonde launches, three high-resolution radars, a ceilometer, a disdrometer, soil moisture sensors, and an aerosol speciation sampler, all on the western side of the island.
Some PISA units also included a ceilometer, disdrometer, eddy correlation flux probes, an acoustic sodar, and tethersondes.