École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Micro Rain Radar for precipitation profiling

PI: Prof. Alexis Berne (alexis.berne@epfl.ch), Prof. Athanasios Nenes (athanasios.nenes@epfl.ch) Operators: Local site: Romanos FOSKINIS, Early-stage Reseacher, NCSR-Demokritos, Ph.D. Student NTUA, Greece (Automatic Operation)

The Micro Rain Radar (MRR) is a vertical-pointing microwave profiler for the measurement of rain rate, liquid water content, drop size distribution and observation of the melting layer (bright band / freezing layer) from near ground to several hundred metres.