Thanks to the people and government of the Commonwealth of Dominica for hosting this research, especially the Divisions of Agriculture and Forestry. Special thanks to Arlington James of the Forestry Division who helped to find sites for the gauges and shared existing rain collector data. Thanks also to Nathaniel Isaac from the Met Office, Nancy Osler from the Archbold Tropical Research and Education Center, Verna Dejean Frederick from the Grand Fond School, Joyce Pascal and Jem Winston of Rosalie, and Ricky Brumant from the Agricultural Training Center. Sigrid R.-P. Smith assisted with the field work. Larry Bonneau assisted with the image analysis. The MODIS image was provided by NASA. NOAA supports the HYSPLIT model. Sounding data came from the University of Wyoming website. David Bolvin from NASA assisted with the GPCP data. This research was supported by Météo-France and by a grant to Yale University from the National Science Foundation (ATM-112354).
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