precipitation physics

precipitation physics

[prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən ‚fiz·iks]
(meteorology)
The study of the formation and precipitation of liquid and solid hydrometeors from clouds; a branch of cloud physics and of physical meteorology.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Here, better estimates and better observations of precipitation physics offered by GPM (Fig.
As we get to higher-resolution and more complex models, it becomes more pressing to validate aspects of the circulation that had been disregarded or poorly modeled so far, and this includes the initial precipitation physics.
This is a cloud and precipitation physics option applied to coarse WRF domains (36 km and 12 km).
Kessler authored or coauthored approximately 250 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on radar meteorology, aviation weather, precipitation physics, climatology, alternative energy, foreign trade, agriculture, the environment, and politics.
The precipitation physics perspective of this article furthermore needs to be integrated into a comprehensive understanding involving the surrounding and interacting environment.
Although there have been a number of studies of synoptic and mesoscale weather patterns, climatology, and trends associated with winter precipitation types, there continues to be a need to examine them from a precipitation physics perspective.