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Microscale Siting Considerations

Microscale Siting Considerations

According to The World Meteorological Organization Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation, “Wind is the greatest source of disturbance in precipitation measurement.” As early as 1769, William Heberden wrote about the variation of precipitation with...

Mesoscale Siting Considerations

Cities Influence Distribution of Precipitation At the mesoscale, cities can influence the distribution of precipitation. This phenomenon is well documented in the five-year study of precipitation called METROMEX (Metropolitan Meteorological Experiment), which...