• Utility of DMSP-SSM/I for integrated water vapour over the Indian seas

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      DMSP-SSM/I; integrated water vapour; IRS-P4

    • Abstract

       

      Recent algorithms for Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (DMSP-SSM/I) satellite data are used for estimating integrated water vapour over the Indian seas. Integrated water vapour obtained from these algorithms is compared with that derived from radiosonde observations at Minicoy and Port Blair islands. Algorithm-3 of Schlussel and Emery (1990) performed best. On the basis of this algorithm, distribution of integrated water vapour is determined during the monsoon depression (22nd–27th July, 1992) that formed over the Bay of Bengal.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      P N Mahajan1

      1. Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune - 411 008, India
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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