Articles | Volume 19, issue 8
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 3571–3584, 2015
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 3571–3584, 2015
Research article
14 Aug 2015
Research article | 14 Aug 2015

Measurement and interpolation uncertainties in rainfall maps from cellular communication networks

M. F. Rios Gaona et al.

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Commercial cellular networks are built for telecommunication purposes. These kinds of networks have lately been used to obtain rainfall maps at country-wide scales. From previous studies, we now quantify the uncertainties associated with such maps. To do so, we divided the sources or error into two categories: from microwave link measurements and from mapping. It was found that the former is the source that contributes the most to the overall error in rainfall maps from microwave link network.