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Yamaji, M., T. Kubota, and M. K. Yamamoto, 2021: An approach to reliability characterization of GSMaP near-real-time precipitation product. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 99,
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Plain Language Summary: Reliability information of satellite precipitation products is required for various applications, such as agricultural monitoring, public health, and education, as well as weather monitoring and disaster prevention. This study confirms effectiveness for a reliability flag of the Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation Near-Real-Time precipitation product (GSMaP_NRT), which is developed to characterize the reliability of GSMaP_NRT data “simply” and “qualitatively”.