Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 417–433, 2021
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 417–433, 2021
Data description paper
15 Feb 2021
Data description paper | 15 Feb 2021

Radar and ground-level measurements of precipitation collected by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne during the International Collaborative Experiments for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic winter games

Josué Gehring et al.

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