The International Collaborative Experiments for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games (ICE-POP 2018)
Winter Olympics 2018
ICE-POP 2018 is an international field campaign organized to observe heavy orographic snow in the Pyeongchang region of South Korea, set to coincide with the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The goal of the campaign is to improve scientific understanding of orographic snow, advancing snowfall estimation and numerical weather prediction. The international effort is being led by the Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA).
Domain: Pyeongchang, South Korea
NASA Instruments/Platforms: Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission:
Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) & GPM Microwave Imager (GMI);
WFF Ground Validation Instruments and Sensors: Pluvio rain gauges (3), Parsivel disdrometers (3), Precipitation Imaging Package (PIP), Micro Rain Radar (MRR), Dual-Frequency Dual-Polarized Doppler Radar (D3R)