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Toward the new generation of products

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dc.contributor.author Huffman, George
dc.contributor.author Kirstetter, Pierre-Emmanuel
dc.date.accessioned 2021-07-09T20:38:46Z
dc.date.available 2021-07-09T20:38:46Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Huffman, G., and P.-E. Kirstetter, 2021: Toward the new generation of products, in The Joint IPWG/GEWEX Precipitation Assessment (ed. R. Roca), WCRP Report 2/2021, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), Geneva, Switzerland. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1920/11978
dc.description DOI: 10.13021/gewex.precip.3.1
dc.description.abstract Modern precipitation products provide fine resolution precipitation estimates by combining estimates from many individual high-quality satellite sensors and by using approximations to fill numerous gaps in the mosaics of short-interval segments from the various sensors. Challenges include (1) the need for consistent estimates within the mosaics and across generations of sensors with differing capabilities, and (2) increasing the information content to better resolve uncertainty and extremes at full resolution, spanning from retrievals to merged estimates. These challenges are accentuated by the diversity of current and new sources of satellite and surface observations. The future directions of global observationally-based precipitation products involve improvements in the individual retrievals, improvements and operationalization of additional sensor estimates, and innovations in assembling the merged products, including the intercalibration and homogenization of the data record. Seamless integration of ground networks, numerical models, new observations, and improved conditioning with precipitation processes are keys for future precipitation products. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher World Climate Research Programme en_US
dc.rights Attribution 3.0 IGO *
dc.rights.uri https://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo/ *
dc.subject precipitation products en_US
dc.subject future precipitation products en_US
dc.subject global precipitation en_US
dc.subject probabilistic QPE en_US
dc.subject uncertainty estimation en_US
dc.title Toward the new generation of products en_US
dc.title.alternative Chapter 3.1 en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.13021/gewex.precip.3.1


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