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DPR (GPM Core) Data

Abstract: The Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) on board the GPM core satellite is composed of two radars: a Ku-band (13.6-GHz) Precipitation Radar (KuPR) and a Ka-band (35.5-GHz) Precipitation Radar (KaPR).

The KaPR instrument aims at sensitive observation, and can detect weak rainfall and snowfall that cannot be measured by KuPR. Since the KuPR instrument can detect heavier rainfall, simultaneous ... View entire text
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: JAXA
Dataset Title: DPR (GPM Core) Data
Data Center
Satellite Applications and Operations Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: RD-MOS at
Contact Address:
2-1-1, Sengen
City: Tsukuba-city
Province or State: Ibaraki
Postal Code: 305-8505
Country: Japan
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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