Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 441–458, 2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 441–458, 2018

Research article 22 Jan 2018

Research article | 22 Jan 2018

Hotplate precipitation gauge calibrations and field measurements

Nicholas Zelasko et al.

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The hotplate precipitation gauge has the potential to solve some problems with conventional precipitation gauge measurements, especially for snowfall. This paper extends the seminal published work, Rasmussen et al. (2011). We assert that the precipitation rate algorithm we have developed for the hotplate is an improvement on that which was previously published.