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Data supporting the article: 'Characteristics of desert precipitation in the UAE derived from a ceilometer dataset'

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Dataset contains a summary of rainfall episode characteristics spanning the study period 2018-2020 at Al Ain International Airport (24°15' N, 55°37' E). Cloud position and cloud base PTU (pressure, temperature, and relative humidity) conditions, rainfall times and durations, in addition to surface conditions and derived rain droplet size and fall speeds. Ceilometer backscatter profile and potential gradient measurements for 15/03/2019 are included as a case study as used in Airey, M.W. et al. (2021), 'Characteristics of desert precipitation in the UAE derived from a ceilometer dataset', Atmosphere 12, 1245.

Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Airey, Martin ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9784-0043
Rights-holders: University of Reading
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Year: 2021
Data last accessed: 16 November 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17864/1947.330
Metadata Record URL: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/id/eprint/330
Organisational units: Science > School of Mathematical, Computational and Physical Sciences > Department of Meteorology
Participating Organisations: University of Reading
Keywords: ceilometer, precipitation, evaporation, virga, cloud droplets
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