Micro Rain Radars (MRRs) – IFloodS
MRRs measure the velocity and size of raindrops and show the vertical (overhead) extent of precipitation and clouds.
Number of sites needed
Site must have access to a power source, 120 VAC at 2 amps (required).
Internet access (if available).
Iowa Flood Center and NASA staff will install the radars and visit the site weekly during the project period. Visits may occur more frequently depending on the type of data collection.
4/1/13 – 7/1/13
Depending on weather conditions, units could be installed as early as mid-March.
To express interest in serving as a host site for instrumentation, contact:
Sara Steussy, Iowa Flood Center, 319-394-1875.