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Research article
12 Sep 2014
Research article |  | 12 Sep 2014

Impact of radar data assimilation for the simulation of a heavy rainfall case in central Italy using WRF–3DVAR

I. Maiello, R. Ferretti, S. Gentile, M. Montopoli, E. Picciotti, F. S. Marzano, and C. Faccani

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