# Dbz

From AMS Glossary

## dB*Z*

(Sometimes written dBz.) The logarithmic scale for measuring radar reflectivity factor, referred to a value of 1 mm where

^{6}m^{-3}, defined by*Z*is the reflectivity factor (mm^{6}m^{-3}),*Z*_{1}is 1 mm^{6}m^{-3}, and ζ is the reflectivity factor in dB*Z*.