MicroRain Radar in the Smokies
MicroRain Radar in the Smokies
MicroRain Radar at Purchase Knob in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

This instrument is a vertical profiler radar that delivers information about structure in the atmospheric column and enables scientists to estimate the vertical distribution of rainfall. At all times of the day, light rainfall is the dominant type of precipitation. 

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Tue, 04/24/2012 - 12:47pm
NASA / Barros