Articles | Volume 14, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4543–4564, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4543-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4543–4564, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4543-2021
Research article
18 Jun 2021
Research article | 18 Jun 2021

Identification of snowfall microphysical processes from Eulerian vertical gradients of polarimetric radar variables

Noémie Planat et al.

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We implement a new method to identify microphysical processes during cold precipitation events based on the sign of the vertical gradient of polarimetric radar variables. We analytically asses the meteorological conditions for this vertical analysis to hold, apply it on two study cases and successfully compare it with other methods informing about the microphysics. Finally, we are able to obtain the main vertical structure and characteristics of the different processes during these study cases.