Investigation of the dependence of satellite-based precipitation estimate errors to distance from the coastline Uydu Kaynakli Yaǧmur Verilerinin Hata Oranlarinin Deniz Kiyilarina Olan Uzakliǧa Baǧli Analizi

Amjad, Muhammad
Bulut, Burak
Yılmaz, Mustafa Tuğrul
In this study, Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) 3B42 v7 satellite based rainfall data are verified by using cumulative monthly rainfall data measured at 257 stations operated by the General Directorate of Meteorology between 1998 and 2014. Long-term mean values of station-based and satellite-based rainfall data, correlation between them, Standard deviation of monthly average and anomaly components, and standard deviation of satellite based data error are analyzed. Variation of satellite-based data error with elevation and distance from coasts is the major focus of this study. The results show that, especially the anomaly component of satellite-based rainfall data error is much higher at low-elevation regions and coastal regions compared with high-elevation regions and interior regions.
Teknik Dergi/Technical Journal of Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers


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M. YILMAZ, M. Amjad, B. Bulut, and M. T. Yılmaz, “Investigation of the dependence of satellite-based precipitation estimate errors to distance from the coastline Uydu Kaynakli Yaǧmur Verilerinin Hata Oranlarinin Deniz Kiyilarina Olan Uzakliǧa Baǧli Analizi,” Teknik Dergi/Technical Journal of Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, pp. 7993–8005, 2017, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: