Dbz

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dBZ

(Sometimes written dBz.) The logarithmic scale for measuring radar reflectivity factor, referred to a value of 1 mm6 m-3, defined by
ams2001glos-De4
where Z is the reflectivity factor (mm6 m-3), Z1 is 1 mm6 m-3, and ζ is the reflectivity factor in dBZ.


See decibel.