Rainfall Estimate for Africa - MSG

Abstract:
Dekadal (every 10 days) and monthly rainfall estimates and anomalies derived from Meteosat Thermal Infra-Red (TIR) channels based on the recognition of storm clouds and calibration against ground-based rain gauge data.

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    • Rainfall Estimate for Africa - MSG
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    • creation: 2010-05-03
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