The authors thank Drs. V. N. Bringi, Merhala Thurai, Justin Peter, Susan Rennie, and Rob Cifelli and three anonymous reviewers for their assistance and thoughtful comments. This research was supported by a Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship and the Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund. The research was also partially supported through the Queensland Cloud Seeding Research Program that was sponsored by the Queensland Government Department of Environment and Resource Management. The technical development and support of the CP2 radar by Mr. K Glasson is gratefully acknowledged.
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