The authors would like to thank the Process Studies Program Office (code SEP, NASA Headquarters) and the Distributed Active Archive Center (code 902.2) at Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, for the production and distribution of these data respectively. The authors express their appreciation to F. Marks, P. Willis, and R. Black from NOAA/AOML (Miami) for providing us with the experimental drop size spectra used in this study. We also acknowledge Frank Roux, from Laboratoire d’Aérologie (Toulouse, France) for providing us with the radar reflectivity composites used in Figs. 1 and 2. Acknowledgments extend to the four anonymous reviewers for their constructive remarks.
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