Vol. 28, issue 07, article # 10

Kalchikhin V. V., Kobzev A. A., Korolkov V. A., Tikhomirov A. A. Determination of microstructural characteristics of liquid precipitation using the optical rain gauge. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2015. V. 28. No. 07. P. 669-672. DOI: 10.15372/AOO20150710 [in Russian].
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The optical rain gauge description is presented. This device operates for obtaining and analyzing shadow images of precipitation particles. The possibility was demonstrated of using this device to study the microstructure of liquid atmospheric precipitation. Analysis of precipitation occurred for more than a day in the city of Tomsk on August 26–27, 2014 was taken as an example


optical rain gauge, precipitation microstructure, drop size distribution, intensity of rain


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