erad2014
Organized by:

DWD DLR

 

Oral Presentations

 Monday, 1 Sept.
 
9:00 - 9:45Opening Ceremony
 
Session 1:Progress in QPE and error structure analysis (I)
Monday, 1 Sept., Time 9:45, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Dmitri Moisseev, University of Helsinki, Finland

 
9:451.1  KEYNOTE: A close shave with Occam's razor: managing complexity in a radar rainfall estimation system
Alan Seed, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia, and Mark Curtis
short abstract   extended abstract
10:15 - 10:45Coffee Break (sponsored by Baron Services)
 
10:451.2  Optimizing the capabilities of weather radars: The impact of error correction and uncertainty identification on quantitative precipitation estimation for hydrological applications
Pieter Hazenberg, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona, USA, and Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet
short abstract
11:001.3  Evaluation of a precipitation classification and quantification method using X-band dual polarization radar observation
Sanghun Lim, Korea Institute of Construction Technology, Korea, and Dong-Ryul Lee, V. Chandrasekar, Keon-Haeng Lee, Bong-Joo Jang, Haonan Chen
short abstract
11:151.4  Improving radar estimates of rainfall by monitoring the attenuation by the wet radome
Robert Thompson, University of Reading, United Kingdom, and Anthony Illingworth, Tim Darlington
short abstract
11:301.5  Spatial interpolation of point measurements of the raindrop size distribution
Timothy Raupach, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, and Alexis Berne
short abstract
11:451.6  QPE lessons learnt from the great Colorado Flood of September 2013
Daniel Sempere-Torres, Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia, UPC, Spain, and Marc Berenguer, David Gochis, Matthias Steiner
short abstract
 
12:00 - 13:30Lunch Break (self organized downtown)
 
13:30 - 15:00Poster Viewing Group 1 (HYD MIC MMW NET NOW QPE)
 
Session 2a: Progress in QPE and error structure analysis (II)
Monday, 1 Sept., Time 15:00, Hall Werdenfels (parallel)

Chair: Marc Berenguer, CRAHI-UPC, Barcelona, Spain

 
15:002a.1  Evaluation of a scale decomposition-based stochastic ensemble quantitative precipitation estimation scheme
Loris Foresti, Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Belgium, and Edouard Goudenhoofdt, Maarten Reyniers, Laurent Delobbe, Alan Seed
short abstract
15:152a.2  Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE) from C-Band Dual-polarized radar for the July 08 2013 Flood in Toronto, Canada
Sudesh Boodoo, Environment Canada, Canada, and David Hudak, Alexander Ryzhkov, Pengfei Zhang, Norman Donaldson, Janti Reid
short abstract   extended abstract
15:302a.3  Improved radar QPE with temporal interpolation using an advection scheme on polar radar data
Alrun Jasper-Tönnies, hydro & meteo GmbH & Co. KG, Lübeck, Germany, and Markus Jessen
short abstract   extended abstract
15:452a.4  Rainfall estimation for the first operational S-band polarimetric radar in Korea
Cheol-Hwan You, Pukyong National University, Korea, and Dong-In Lee, Mi-Young Kang, Young-Su Bang
short abstract   extended abstract
16:002a.5  A new gauge adjustment procedure for Meteo France QPE radar products
Nicolas Gaussiat, Météo France, France, and Daniel Idziorek, Bernard Chapnick, Julien Desplat, David Goutx, Jean-Rémy Regis, Jean-Louis Maridet, Pierre Tabary
short abstract
16:152a.6  Long-term large scale bias-adjusted precipitation estimates at high spatial and temporal resolution derived from the National Mosaic and Multi-sensor QPE (NMQ/Q2) precipitation reanalysis over CONUS
Olivier Prat, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites-NC (CICS-NC), NCSU and NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC, USA, and Brian R. Nelson, Scott Stevens, D-J. Seo
short abstract
 
Session 2b: Millimeter-wave cloud radars
Monday, 1 Sept., Time 15:00, Hall Zugspitze (parallel)

Chair: Stefan Kneifel, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

 
15:002b.1  Utilization of the covariance matrix in cloud radars
Alexander Myagkov, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), Leipzig, Germany, and Matthias Bauer-Pfundstein, Patric Seifert, Ulla Wandinger
short abstract   extended abstract
15:152b.2  G-band atmospheric radars: new frontiers in cloud physics
Alessandro Battaglia, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, and C. D. Westbrook, S. Kneifel, P. Kollias, N. Humpage, U. Löhnert, J. Tyynelä, G.W. Petty,
short abstract
15:302b.3  Bin DSD and dynamics retrievals in rain with the ARM Ka-W-band radars dual wavelength Doppler spectra
Frederic Tridon, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, and Alessandro Battaglia, Pavlos Kollias
short abstract
15:452b.4  Utilising multiple radar frequencies for deriving microphysical properties of liquid water clouds
Ewan O'Connor, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, and Ed Luke
short abstract
16:002b.5  Comparison of Eddy Dissipation Rate Retrievals using Vertically Pointing ARM Cloud Radar Observations
Paloma Borque, McGill University, Canada, and Pavlos Kollias, Edward Luke
short abstract
16:152b.6  BAECC SNEX: Comprehensive snowfall experiment during DOE ARM AMF2 deployment in Finland
Dmitri Moisseev, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Annakaisa von Lerber, Matti Leskinen, V. Chandrasekar, Larry Bliven, Walt Petersen
short abstract
 
16:30 - 17:00Coffee Break (sponsored by Eldes)
 
Session 3: Hydrological studies employing weather radars
Monday, 1 Sept., Time 17:00, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Christopher Collier, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

 
17:003.1  Areal rainfall depth statistics based on a 10-year reanalysis of volumetric radar observations
Edouard Goudenhoofdt, Royal Meteorological Institute, Belgium, and Laurent Delobbe
short abstract
17:153.2  Investigating local extreme value statistics based on 10 years of radar observations
Thomas Einfalt, hydro & meteo GmbH & Co. KG, Lübeck, Germany, and Marc Scheibel
short abstract   extended abstract
17:303.3  Propagation of radar rainfall uncertainty through urban hydraulic models
Miguel Angel Rico-Ramirez, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol, United Kingdom, and Sara Liguori
short abstract   extended abstract
17:453.4  Improving hydrological modeling with radar data
Marc Scheibel, Water Resources Management & Flood Protection, Wupperverband, Germany
short abstract
18:003.5  Some challenges of QPE in snow
Elena Saltikoff, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, and Harri Hohti, Philippe Lopez
short abstract   extended abstract
18:153.6  High-resolution X-band polarimetric radar Observations during the HyMeX Special Observation Period in North-East Italian Alpine Region: a Hydrologic Support Tool
Marios Anagnostou, IERSD, National Observatory of Athens, Greece, and J. Kalogiros, E.I. Nikolopoulos, E.N. Anagnostou, F. Marra, M. Borga, E. Mair, G. Bertoldi, U. Tappeiner
short abstract   extended abstract
 
18:30 - 20:00Ice Breaker (sponsored by DWD)
 
 Tuesday, 2 Sept.
Session 4: Radar networking (I)
Tuesday, 2 Sept., Time 8:30, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Elena Saltikoff, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland

 
8:304.1  KEYNOTE: WMO Activities for the Global Exchange of Radar Data
Daniel Michelson, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Sweden, and Paul Joe, Stuart Goldstraw, Dean Lockett
short abstract  presentation
9:004.2  Odyssey: a regional solution for weather radar data exchange and radar products generation.
Maud Martet, Meteo France, France, and Nicolas Gaussiat, Daniel Idziorek, Stuart Matthews, Robert Scovell, Bernard Urban, Pierre Tabary
short abstract
9:154.3  Beyond Radars: Designing a Network for Diverse Services
Aurora Bell, WPB, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia, and Alan Seed, Aoife Murphy
short abstract
9:304.4  DWDs new radar network and postprocessing algorithm chain
Kathleen Helmert, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany, and Patrick Tracksdorf, Jörg Steinert, Manuel Werner, Michael Frech, Nils Rathmann, Thomas Hengstebeck, Michael Mott, Sybille Schumann, Theodor Mammen
short abstract   extended abstract
9:454.5  Design and first results of the new fourth generation Swiss radar network
Urs Germann, MeteoSwiss, Locarno-Monti, Switzerland, and Marco Boscacci, Lorenzo Clementi, Jordi Figueras i Ventura, Marco Gabella, Alessandro Hering, Maurizio Sartori, Ioannis Sideris
short abstract
10:004.6  The French operational weather radar network: achievements, current situation and outlook
Pierre Tabary, Météo France, France
short abstract
 
10:15 - 10:45Coffee Break (sponsored by Gamic)
 
Session 5: Microphysics of cloud and precipitation (I)
Tuesday, 2 Sept., Time 10:45, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Anthony Illingworth, University of Reading, United Kingdom

 
10:455.1  Microphysical interpretation of coincident simultaneous and fast alternating horizontal and vertical polarization transmit data
John Hubbert, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA, and Scott Ellis
short abstract   extended abstract
11:005.2  A semi-supervised hydrometeor classification method for dual-polarization radar applications
Renzo Bechini, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO, USA, and V. Chandrasekar
short abstract
11:155.3  Polarimetric radar observations of winter clouds and precipitation in the Alps - CLACE2014
Jacopo Grazioli, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Environmental Remote Sensing Laboratory (LTE), Switzerland, and Daniel Wolfensberger, Timothy Raupach, Alexis Berne
short abstract
11:305.4  Fingerprinting of microphysical processes in Arctic clouds by tracking Doppler radar spectra features
Stefan Kneifel, McGill University, Canada, and Heike Kalesse, Pavlos Kollias, Ed Luke
short abstract
11:455.5  A close insight into precipitation microphysics and dynamics in Switzerland by means of two nearby X-band polarimetric radars, radar wind profilers and atmospheric modeling
Marc Schneebeli, Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Locarno Monti, Switzerland, and Andreas Leuenberger, Jordi Figueras i Ventura, Samuel Monhart, Marco Gabella
short abstract
12:005.6  Characterization of convective updraft cells during MC3E using S- and C-band polarimetric radars and tri-Doppler vector wind retrievals
Marcus van Lier-Walqui, Columbia University and NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies, USA, and Ann Fridlind, Andrew Ackerman, Derek Posselt, Scott Collis, Jonathan Helmus, Kirk North
short abstract
 
12:15 - 13:30Lunch Break (self organized downtown)
 
13:30 - 15:00Poster Viewing Group 1 (HYD MIC MMW NET NOW QPE)
 
Session 6a: Microphysics of cloud and precipitation (II)
Tuesday, 2 Sept., Time 15:00, Hall Werdenfels (parallel)

Chair: Jarmo Koistinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland

 
15:006a.1  A 3D + time stochastic simulator of raindrop size distributions
Marc Schleiss, Princeton University, USA, and James Smith
short abstract
15:156a.2  Radar and aircraft observations made during COPE of convective clouds forced by convergence lines in SW of England
Alan Blyth, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, and Lindsay Bennett, Chris Collier, Yahui Huang, David Dufton, Jeff French, Phil Brown, Tom Choularton, Humphrey Lean
short abstract
15:306a.3  Very large rain drops from 2D video disdrometers and concomitant polarimetric radar observations
Merhala Thurai, Colorado State University, USA, and Patrick Gatlin, Viswanathan Bringi, Larry Carey
short abstract   extended abstract
15:456a.4  The anatomy and physics of ZDR columns
Matthew Kumjian, Penn State University, USA, and Alexander Khain, Nir BenMoshe , Eyal Ilotoviz, Alexander Ryzhkov
short abstract
16:006a.5  Comparison of measured and radar-equivalent gamma DSDs to investigate the effect of gamma raindrop size distribution assumption on the rain rates
Elisa Adirosi, Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, CNR, Rome and Department of Civil, Constructional and Environmental Engineeering, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, and Eugenio Gorgucci, Luca Baldini, Ali Tokay
short abstract   extended abstract
16:156a.6  Investigation of melting layer model assumptions through comparison to radar and in situ observations carried out during GPM GV campaigns
Annakaisa von Lerber, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, and Dmitri Moisseev, Andrew Heymsfield, Aaron Bansemer, V. Chandrasekar, Ari-Matti Harri
short abstract   extended abstract
 
Session 6b: Radar networking (II)
Tuesday, 2 Sept., Time 15:00, Hall Zugspitze (parallel)

Chair: Kathleen Helmert, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany

 
15:006b.1  Inter-radar comparison accounting for partially overlapping volumes
Zlatko Vukovic, Environment Canada, Canada, and M.C. Jim Young, Norman Donaldson
short abstract   extended abstract
15:156b.2  Accelerated Particle Swarm Optimisation: Weather Radar Network In Complex Terrain
Redouane Boudjemaa, University M’hamed Bougara of Boumerdes, Bourmerdes, Algeria
short abstract   extended abstract
15:306b.3  Urban High-Resolution Precipitation Product: Combining C-Band and Local X-Band Radar Data
Katharina Lengfeld, Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany, and Marco Clemens, Hans Münster, Felix Ament
short abstract
15:456b.4  Radar Networking over the Tyrrhenian sea
Andrea Antonini, Consorzio LaMMA, Italy, and Samantha Melani, Manuela Corongiu, Alessandro Mazza, Alberto Ortolani
short abstract   extended abstract
16:006b.5  Upgrade of the Swedish weather radar network
Günther Haase, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), Sweden, and Chatrine Gyllander, Daniel Johnson, Daniel Michelson
short abstract
16:156b.6  The dual-polarization processing chain V2
Abdel-Amin BOUMAHMOUD, Météo France, France, and Béatrice Fradon, Hassan Al-Sakkah, Nicolas Gaussiat, Pierre Tabary
short abstract
 
16:30 - 17:00Coffee Break (sponsored by Toshiba)
 
Session 7: Nowcasting techniques
Tuesday, 2 Sept., Time 17:00, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Stephen Nesbitt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

 
17:007.1  The Colorado Flood of 2013: Radar rainfall estimation, mesoscale wind analysis and nowcasting implications
Jim Wilson, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, and Jenny Sun, Rita Roberts
short abstract
17:157.2  Hazard assessment nowcasting based on European radar mosaics
Marc Berenguer, Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia, UPC, Barcelona, Spain, and DanielSempere-Torres
short abstract
17:307.3  The Radar-based Precipitation Nowcasting System RADVOR of Deutscher Wetterdienst for the support of meteorological and hydrological alert systems
Tanja Winterrath, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany, and Wolfgang Rosenow
short abstract
17:457.4  Scale characterization and correction of diurnal cycle errors in MAPLE
Aitor Atencia, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, and Isztar Zawadzki, Marc Berenguer, Frédéric Fabry
short abstract
18:007.5  Recent Modifications to a new Surface-based Polarimetric Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for the WSR-88D Network
Terry Schuur, University of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, USA, and Alexander V. Ryzhkov, Heather D. Reeves, John Krause, Kimberly L. Elmore, Kiel L. Ortega
short abstract   extended abstract
18:157.6  Developments in echo tracking - enhancing TITAN
Michael Dixon, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA, and Alan Seed
short abstract   extended abstract
 
 Wednesday, 3 Sept.
Session 8: Data quality and calibration (I)
Wednesday, 3 Sept., Time 8:30, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Pierre Tabary, Météo France, Toulouse, France

 
8:308.1  KEYNOTE: Challenges of Polarimetric Weather Radar Calibration
Richard Ice, US Air Force, WSR-88D Radar Operations Center, USA, and Adam Heck, Jeffrey Cunningham, W. David Zittel
short abstract   extended abstract
9:008.2  Operational monitoring of absolute calibration and differential moments: longterm stabilty and specific examples
Michael Frech, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Observatorium Hohenpeißenberg, Germany, and Theo Mammen
short abstract
9:158.3  Stepwise inter-comparison of radar rainfall products: Effects of quality controls, radar calibration, estimators, QPE methods, and gage adjustment
GyuWon Lee, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Kyungpook National University / Center for Atmospheric REmote sensing (CARE), Kyungpook National University, Korea, and Soohyun Kwon
short abstract
9:308.4  Weather radar online sun-monitoring in presence of leverage outliers: five or three parameter model inversion?
Patricia Altube, Servei Meteorològic de Catalunya (Meteocat), Barcelona / Dep. of Astronomy and Meteorology, University of Barcelona, Spain, and Joan Bech, Oriol Argemí, Tomeu Rigo, Nicolau Pineda
short abstract   extended abstract
9:458.5  Spectral Dual-Polarization Characteristics of Wind Turbine Clutter and a Wind Turbine Clutter Suppression Technique
Robert M. Beauchamp, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA, and V. Chandrasekar, Margaret Cheney
short abstract
10:008.6  The German radar composite RX: qualitative performance analysis for a precipitation climatology
Andreas Wagner, Institute of Geography, University of Augsburg, Germany, and Jörg Seltmann, Harald Kunstmann
short abstract   extended abstract
10:158.7  Polarimetric WSR-88D network, observation highlights
Dusan Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL, USA, and Robert Lee, Jami B. Boettcher
short abstract   extended abstract
 
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break (sponsored by EEC)
 
Session 9a: Innovative Applications of Weather Radar
Wednesday, 3 Sept., Time 11:00, Hall Werdenfels (parallel)

Chair: Daniel Michelson, SMHI, Sweden

 
11:009a.1  Tactical use of WX Radar in ATM
Thomas Wetter, Systems and Operations of the Aeronautical Meteorological Service, DWD, Germany, and Dirk Zinkhan
short abstract   extended abstract
11:159a.2  A Prototype High Resolution 3D Radar Reflectivity Mosaic for SESAR
Robert Scovell, Met Office, United Kingdom, and Hassan al-Sakka, Nicolas Gaussiat, Pierre Tabary
short abstract   extended abstract
11:309a.3  Analysis and nowcast of Available Airspace for ATM
Rudolf Kaltenboeck, Austro Control, Austria, and G. Croonen, H. Ganster, T. Gärtner, K. Hennermann, M. Kerschbaum, G. Löscher, S. Mayer, C. Nowak, M. Steinheimer, M. Uray
short abstract
11:459a.4  The European Network for the Radar Surveillance of Animal Movement
Hidde Leijnse, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), The Netherlands, and Adriaan Dokter, Günther Haase, Przemyslaw Jacewicz, Matti Leskinen, Alessio Balleri, Judy Shamoun-Baranes, Jose A. Alves, Silke Bauer, Ommo Hüppop, Jarmo Koistinen, Felix Liechti, Hans van Gasteren, Jason W. Chapman
short abstract
12:009a.5  Intepretation of polarimetric radar measurements at X band for volcanic plume monitoring.
Mario Montopoli, DIET, Sapienza University of Rome & CETEMPS, University of L’Aquila, Italy, and Gianfranco Vulpiani, Frank Marzano, Errico Picciotti, Saverio Di Fabio
short abstract   extended abstract
12:159a.6  Polarimetric C-band radar imagery of a volcanic eruption in New Zealand
John Crouch, Meteorological Service of New Zealand (MetService), New Zealand
short abstract   extended abstract
 
Session 9b: Airborne and spaceborne radars
Wednesday, 3 Sept., Time 11:00, Hall Zugspitze (parallel)

Chair: Frank Marzano, DIET Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

 
11:009b.1  Intercomparisons of 3D wind fields derived from airborne and operational ground-based radars during HyMeX
Olivier Bousquet, LACy, UMR 8105, Météo-France / CNRS / Université de La Réunion, Reunion, and Julien Delanoe
short abstract
11:159b.2  Airborne remote sensing of cloud properties with the German research aircraft HALO
Martin Hagen, Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, and Lutz Hirsch, Heike Konow, Felix Ament, Mario Mech, Emiliano Orlandi, Susanne Crewell, Silke Groß, Andreas Fix, Martin Wirth
short abstract
11:309b.3  Evaluation of CloudSat rainfall retrievals over land using operational WSR-88D radar data
Sergey Matrosov, CIRES, University of Colorado and NOAA ESRL, USA
short abstract   extended abstract
11:459b.4  Early result of Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) onboard GPM core satellite
Nobuhiro Takahashi, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan, and Hiroshi Hanado, Katsuhiro Nakagawa, Toshio Iguchi
short abstract
12:009b.5  A spaceborne conically scanning 94GHz radar to provide global observations of winds rain and clouds.
Anthony Illingworth, University of Reading, United Kingdom, and Alessandro Battaglia
short abstract
12:159b.6  High-resolution spatial analysis of a hurricane structure by means of X-band and Ka-band satellite synthetic aperture radar
Saverio Mori, DIET University of Rome & CETEMPS, University of L’Aquila, Italy, and Federica Polverari, Luca Pulvirenti, Mario Montopoli, Frank Marzano
short abstract   extended abstract
12:30 - 14:30Poster Viewing Group 2 (AIR APP DAC MES NWP SYN TEC)
with Lunch and coffee (sponsored by Vaisala)
15:00 - 22:00Excursion to Linderhof Castle
Conference Dinner at Ettal (sponsored by SELEX-ES)
 
 Thursday, 4 Sept.
Session 10: Mesoscale and Severe weather studies (I)
Thursday, 4 Sept., Time 8:30, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Aurora Bell, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia

 
8:3010.1  KEYNOTE: Convergence zone development in complex terrain during the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS)
Tracy Hertneky, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, and Tammy M. Weckwerth
short abstract   extended abstract
9:0010.2  A climatology of mesoscale motions of precipitation patterns
Isztar Zawadzki, McGill University, Canada, and Bernat Puigdomènech
short abstract
9:1510.3  Polarimetric X-band radar measurements of the development of precipitation observed during COPE
Chris Collier, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, and Alan Blyth, Lindsay Bennett, David Dufton, J. French
short abstract   extended abstract
9:3010.4  Polarimetric signatures of Mediterranean storms retrieved by an operational polarimetric X-band radar system
Gianfranco Vulpiani, Department of Civil Protection, Italy, and Luca Baldini, Elisa Adirosi, Nicoletta Roberto
short abstract   extended abstract
9:4510.5  Hailstorm distribution in the Alpine area: a long-term, radar-based analysis over complex orography
Luca Nisi, 1) Oeschger Centre, University of Bern, Bern, 2) MeteoSwiss, Radar, Satellite, Nowcasting division, Locarno, Switzerland, and Olivia Martius, Alessandro Hering, Urs Germann
short abstract
10:0010.6  Recent observations of tornadoes using a mobile, rapid-scan, polarimetric, X-band, Doppler radar
Howard Bluestein, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA, and Jeffrey C. Snyder, Kyle J. Thiem, Zachary B. Wienhoff, Jana B. Houser, Vivek N. Mahale
short abstract   extended abstract
 
10:15 - 10:45Coffee Break (sponsored by METEK)
 
Session 11: Advances in weather radar technology and signal processing (I)
Thursday, 4 Sept., Time 10:45, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Alexis Berne, EPFL-LTE, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
10:4511.1  Pulse Compression Waveform Design Considerations for Extreme Weather Observations
James Kurdzo, Advanced Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma, USA, and Boon Leng Cheong, Robert Palmer
short abstract
11:0011.2  Use of the dual-wavelength dual-polarization CSU-Chill radar to estimate rainfall from attenuation
Francesc Junyent, Colorado State University, USA, and V. Chandrasekar
short abstract
11:1511.3  Measurements of Circular Depolarization Ratio with the Radar with Simultaneous Transmission / Reception
Alexander Ryzhkov, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA, and Pengfei Zhang, Qing Cao, Sergey Matrosov, Valery Melnikov, Michael Knight
short abstract   extended abstract
11:3011.4  Shortening the update time of a phased array weather radar
Valery Melnikov, University of Oklahoma, USA, and Richard Doviak, Dusan Zrnic
short abstract   extended abstract
11:4511.5  Dual polarisation technique to improve the identification of RLAN interference
Nawal Husnoo, Met Office, United Kingdom, and Jacqueline Sugier
short abstract
12:0011.6  New Doppler Spectral Processing Technique for Identifying Atmospheric Signals from Radar Wind Profilers
Jonathan Helmus, Argonne National Laboratory, USA, and Virendra P. Ghate, Richard Coulter, Scott Collis, Karen L. Johnson, Scott Giangrande, Pavlos Kollias
short abstract
 
12:15 - 13:30Lunch Break (self organized downtown)
 
13:30 - 15:00Poster Viewing Group 2 (AIR APP DAC MES NWP SYN TEC)
 
Session 12a: Mesoscale and Severe weather studies (II)
Thursday, 4 Sept., Time 15:00, Hall Werdenfels (parallel)

Chair: Olivier Bousquet, Météo-France / LACy, Saint Denis de La Réunion

 
15:0012a.1  A macrophysical life cycle description for precipitating systems
Raquel Evaristo, Meteorological Institute at the University of Bonn, Germany, and Xinxin Xie, Silke Troemel, Malte Diederich, Jürgen Simon, Clemens Simmer
short abstract
15:1512a.2  Trigger and Evolution of the Mesoscale Convection: A Case Study over Pearl River Delta in South China
Xingchao Chen, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, and Xingchao Chen
short abstract   extended abstract
15:3012a.3  Fine-scale X-Band Mobile Radar Observations of Small-scale Circulations in Intense Lake-effect Snow Bands
Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, USA, and Joshua Wurman
short abstract
15:4512a.4  Hurricane boundary layer: rolls, Low level winds , and building shadows
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, USA, and Karen Kosiba, Paul Robinson
short abstract
16:0012a.5  Radar-derived Thermodynamics in Tropical Cyclones
Annette Foerster, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, and Michael M. Bell
short abstract
16:1512a.6  A Radar-Cross-Section Database Driven Radar Time-Series Simulator
Boon Leng Cheong, University of Oklahoma, USA, and B. L. Cheong, D. Bodine, T. Maruyama, C. Fulton, Sebastian Torres, R. D. Palmer
short abstract
 
Session 12b: Advances in weather radar technology and signal processing (II)
Thursday, 4 Sept., Time 15:00, Hall Zugspitze (parallel)

Chair: John Hubbert, NCAR, Boulder, USA

 
15:0012b.1  Cylindrical Polarimetric Phased Array Radar for Weather Observation
John Meier, Advanced Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, and Redmond Kelley, Shaya Karimkashi, Matt McCord, Isaac Meier, Guifu Zhang, Robert Palmer, Allen Zahrai, Damon Schmidt, Richard J. Doviak, Dusan S. Zrnic, Caleb Fulton
short abstract
15:1512b.2  A new method to identify and correct range sidelobes from pulse compression
Chris Westbrook, University of Reading, United Kingdom, and John Nicol
short abstract
15:3012b.3  Does Range Oversampling Help or Hurt NEXRAD’s Ability to Detect Tornados?
Sebastian Torres, University of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, and Christopher Curtis
short abstract
15:4512b.4  Detection of electric fields using full polarimetric C-Band radar data
Jens Reimann, Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Radarsysteme, DLR, Germany, and Martin Hagen
short abstract   extended abstract
16:0012b.5  Developing a low cost C-band FMCW microwave areal rain gauge – MARG
Ferenc Dombai, MET-ENV, Hungary, and H. Paulitsch, R. Cremonini, R. Bechini, M. Budai
short abstract   extended abstract
16:1512b.6  Optimization of turbulence measurements for radar, lidar and sonic anemometers.
Albert Oude Nijhuis, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, and Oleg Krasnov, Christine Unal, Herman Russchenberg, Alexander Yarovoy
short abstract   extended abstract
 
16:30 - 17:00Coffee Break (sponsored by NTT-AT)
 
Session 13: Data quality and calibration (II)
Thursday, 4 Sept., Time 17:00, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Remko Uijlenhoet, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

 
17:0013.1  Classification of meteorological and non-meteorological targets with new statistical methods applying polarimetric moments and their texture
Jarmo Koistinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, and Teemu Mäkinen, Seppo Pulkkinen
short abstract
17:1513.2  Quality of clear-air radar radial velocity data: Do insects matter?
Ronald Hannesen, Selex ES GmbH, Germany, and Sebastian Kauczok, André Weipert
short abstract   extended abstract
17:3013.3  A new method for clutter detection and removal
Remco van de Beek, Meteo Group, The Netherlands, and Daniel van Dijke, Hugo Hartmann, Floris Bijlsma
short abstract   extended abstract
17:4513.4  Effects of wind turbines on the use of meteorological radar based products
Tim Böhme, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany
short abstract   extended abstract
18:0013.5  Weather Radar with Abundant Wind Farming – Impacts on Data Quality and Mitigation by Doppler Dual-Polarization
Reino Keränen, Vaisala Oyj, Finland, and Alberto Pettazzi, Laura Alku Catalina, Salsón Santiago
short abstract   extended abstract
18:1513.6  Study of radar signatures of hail in the Basque Country
Mercedes Maruri, (1) Basque Meteorology Agency (EUSKALMET), Miñano, Alava; (2) TECNALIA-Energy and Environment Division-Meteo Area, Miñano, Alava; (3) Department of Applied Mathematics, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, Spain, and Arkaitz Etxezarreta, Jose Antonio Aranda, Maialen Martija, Eugenia Iturritxa, Iñaki Eguiara, Jesus Torres, Joseba Egaña, Pedro Anitua, Santiago Gaztelumendi
short abstract   extended abstract
18:30  talk 15.1 preponed Comparisons between S, C, and X band polarimetric radar observations and convective-scale simulations of HyMeX first special observing period
Clotilde Augros, Radar Center and CNRM-GAME, Météo France, France, and Olivier Caumont, Pierre Tabary, Nicolas Gaussiat, Véronique Ducrocq
short abstract
 
 Friday, 5 Sept.
Session 14: Synergetic use of weather radar and other sensors
Friday, 5 Sept., Time 8:30, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Urs German, MeteoSwiss, Locarno, Switzerland

 
8:3014.1  KEYNOTE: Long-term country-wide rainfall mapping employing cellular communication networks
Aart Overeem, Wageningen University / Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, The Netherlands, and Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet, Manuel F. Rios Gaona
short abstract
9:0014.2  Using microwave backhaul links to optimize the performance of radar-based rainfall estimation and attenuation correction
Silke Trömel, Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather Research, Atmospheric Dynamics and Predictability Branch, University of Bonn, Germany, and Michael Ziegert, Alexander V. Ryzhkov, Christian Chwala, Clemens Simmer
short abstract
9:1514.3  Melting layer attenuation as observed by polarimetric radar-radiometer synergetic approach
Pablo Saavedra Garfias, University of Bonn, Germany, and Alessandro Battaglia, Clemens Simmer
short abstract   extended abstract
9:3014.4  Multi-sensor field studies of thunderstorms and lightning
Hartmut Höller, Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, DLR, Germany, and Hans-Dieter Betz, Carlos Morales, Richard J. Blakeslee, Jeffrey C. Bailey, Rachel I. Albrecht, Margot Leitner
short abstract
9:4514.5  Inter-comparison of X-band radar and lidar low-level wind measurement for air traffic control (ATC)
Thomas Ernsdorf, German Weather Service, Aeronautical Meteorology Department, Germany, and Bernd Stiller, Björn-Rüdiger Beckmann, André Weipert, Sebastian Kauczok, Ronald Hannesen
short abstract   extended abstract
10:0014.6  On the meteorological circumstances of the occurence of clear air echoes
Jan Handwerker, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Germany, and Norbert Kalthoff, Bianca Adler
short abstract
 
10:15 - 10:45Coffee Break
 
Session 15: Use of weather radars in NWP systems
Friday, 5 Sept., Time 10:45, Hall Werdenfels (plenary)

Chair: Hidde Leijnse, KNMI, De Bilt, the Netherlands

 
 15.1  talk given Thursday 18:30 Comparisons between S, C, and X band polarimetric radar observations and convective-scale simulations of HyMeX first special observing period
Clotilde Augros, Radar Center and CNRM-GAME, Météo France, France, and Olivier Caumont, Pierre Tabary, Nicolas Gaussiat, Véronique Ducrocq
short abstract
10:4515.2  Use of Radar Observations to Evaluate WRF Cloud Microphysics Scheme
Ki-Hong Min, Kyungpook National University, Korea, and Sunhee Choo, Daehyung Lee, Gyuwon Lee
short abstract   extended abstract
11:0015.3  Multiple Doppler radar data assimilation with WRF 3D-Var: IOP4 of HyMeX campaign retrospective studies
Ida Maiello, Centre of Excellence CETEMPS, Department of Physics and Chemistry - University of L´Aquila, and Rossella Ferretti, Luca Baldini, Nicoletta Roberto, Errico Picciotti, Sabrina Gentile, Pier Paolo Alberoni, Frank Silvio Marzano
short abstract   extended abstract
11:1515.4  Assimilating radar volume data into the COSMO model using an LETKF approach
Yuefei Zeng, DWD, Germany, and Ulrich Blahak, Theresa Bick, Virginia Poli, Klaus Stephan
short abstract
11:3015.5  Towards the operational assimilation of radar refractivity retrievals in the United Kingdom
John Nicol, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading, United Kingdom, and David Simonin, Anthony Illingworth, Susan Ballard
short abstract
11:4515.6  Assimilation of multinational radar data using HARMONIE
Martin Ridal, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), Sweden, and Mats Dahlbom, Günther Haase, Daniel Michelson
short abstract
 
12:00 - 13:00Closing Ceremony
 

Poster Presentations

 Poster Group 1 (Monday and Tuesday)
Poster Group 1 Session: Hydrological studies employing weather radars
Display time: Monday & Tuesday

 
HYD.P01  Visually and easily detectable radar information available for judging the evacuation from heavy rainfall disasters
Izumi YOKOTA, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, and Koji Nishiyama, Kenichi Tsukahara, Kenji Wakimizi
short abstract   extended abstract
HYD.P02  Comparison between C-band and S-band radar rainfall for hydrological simulations in Marikina River Basin, Philippines
Catherine Abon, University of Potsdam, Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Potsdam, Germany, and Irene Crisologo, David Kneis, Axel Bronstert, Maik Heistermann
short abstract   extended abstract
HYD.P03  A study on flash flood forecasting using threshold rainfall and quantitative radar precipitation
Hee Sook Ji, National Institute of Meteorological Research/Korea Meteorological Administration, Korea, and Hyedeuk Bae, Yoon-Jin Lim, Byoung-Cheol Choi
short abstract
HYD.P04  Use of radar-based QPE in stochastic precipitation simulator for flood frequency estimation over small mountain catchments
Petr Zacharov, Institute of Atmospheric Physics ASCR, Czech Republic, and Daniela Rezacova, Petr Pesice, Sarka Blazkova
short abstract
HYD.P05  Investigating the ice water path in convective cloud life cycles to improve passive microwave rainfall retrievals
Ramon BRAGA, National Institute for Space Research, Brasil, and Daniel Vila
short abstract   extended abstract
HYD.P06  Improving Hydrometeorological Forecasting Using High-Resolution X-Band Radars (HyFoX)
Katharina Lengfeld, Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany, and Marc Berenguer, Marco Clemens, Felix Ament, Daniel Sempere-Torres
short abstract
HYD.P07  Rainfall-runoff modelling using merged rainfall from radar and raingauge measurements
Nergui Nanding, University of Bristol, United Kingdom, and Miguel Angel Rico-Ramirez, Dawei Han
short abstract   extended abstract
HYD.P08  Characteristics of Radar Echoes formed by Seeding Experiment of Liquid Carbon Dioxide for Enhancing Winter-time Precipitation in the northern part of Kyushu,Japan
Kenji WAKIMIZU, Kyushu University, Japan, and Koji Nishiyama, Osamu Morira, Kikuro Tomine, Yoshinori Suzuki, Taichi Maki
short abstract   extended abstract
HYD.P09  Influence of rainfall spatial variability on hydrological modelling: case study on an urban catchment
Jérôme Schoorens, Ondeo Systems, France, and Isabelle Emmanuel, Vincent Le Balier, Anne Guillon, Bernard Flahaut
short abstract   extended abstract
HYD.P11  Attenuation Correction and Precipitation Estimates Using a Mobile X Band Polarimetric Radar for Hydrological Studies
Ivon Wilson da Silva Júnior, University of São Paulo, Brasil, and Augusto J. Pereira Filho, Felipe Vemado
short abstract
HYD.P12  Precipitation monitoring in urban areas by a dense C-Band weather radar network
Laura Catalina Alku, University of Helsinki,Helsinki; Vaisala Oy, Vantaa, Finland, and Kalle Nordling, Roberto Cremonini, Dmitri Moisseev, V. Chandrasekar
short abstract   extended abstract
HYD.P15  A cloud-based urban flood Early Warning System using radars
Xavier Llort, Hydrometeorological Innovate Solutions, Spain, and Alvaro Rodríguez, David Sancho, Rafael Sánchez-Diezma
short abstract
HYD.P16  Water management DSSs integrating radar and other data sources
David Sancho, Hydrometeorological Innovative Solutions, Spain, and Álvaro Rodríguez, Rafael Sánchez-Diezma, Xavier Llort
short abstract
HYD.P17  Comparison between X-band and C-band co-located rainfall estimations in urban environment in Torino, Italy
Marco Branca, Electronics and Telecommunications Department, Politenico di Torino, Italy, and Roberto Cremonini, Renzo Bechini, Riccardo Notarpietro
short abstract
HYD.P18  Use of a Micro Rain Radar (MRR) for Measurements of Rain Drop Sizes and Quantitative Estimation Precipitation in Mountain Area
Jeongho Choi, Suwon Science College, Korea, and Jungho Kim, V. Chandrasekar, Sanghun Lim
short abstract   extended abstract
 
Poster Group 1 Session: Microphysics of cloud and precipitation
Display time: Monday & Tuesday

 
MIC.P01  On applicability of spheroidal shapes to describe observed cloud radar depolarization ratios of ice hydrometeors
Sergey Matrosov, CIRES, University of Colorado and NOAA ESRL, USA
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P02  Influence of the liquid layer within mixed-phase clouds on radar observations.
Lukas Pfitzenmaier, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, and Yann Dufournet, Christine Unal, Herman Russchenberg
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P03  Hydrometeor Classification at MeteoSwiss
Jordi Figueras i Ventura, MeteoSwiss, Switzerland, and Marco Boscacci, Marco Gabella, Urs Germann
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P06  Automatic detection and characterization of the melting-layer on X-band polarimetric radar scans
Daniel Wolfensberger, EPFL-LTE, Switzerland, and Danny Scipion, Alexis Berne
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P07  Discrimination between winter precipitation types based on explicit microphysical modeling of melting and refreezing in the polarimetric hydrometeor classification algorithm
Alexander Ryzhkov, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies / University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA, and Heather Reeves, John Krause, Hoyt Burcham
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P08  Rainfall Estimation and Drop Size Distribution Retrieval from Dual-polarization Radars at Ku- and S-band: Application in NASA IFloodS Field Campaign
Haonan Chen, Colorado State University, USA, and V. Chandrasekar
short abstract
MIC.P09  Retrieval of Rain Microphysical parameters in Korea Peninsular using the Dual-Polarimetric S-band Radar
Soohyun Kwon, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Kyungpook National University, Korea, and GyuWon Lee, Bo-Young Ye
short abstract
MIC.P10  Measurment of rain intensity by radiometer and double frequency radar remote sensing
Anna Linkova, A. Ya. Usikov Institute for Radiophysics and Electronics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine, and Grygoriy Khlopov
short abstract
MIC.P11  Hydrometeor Classification for the DWD Weather Radar Network: First Verification Results
Jörg Steinert, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P12  Weather radar precipitation estimates vs lightning flash rates: overview of HyMeX SOP1 cases
Ibai Campo, University of Barcelona, Dep. Astronomy and Meteorology, Barcelona, Spain, and Anna Domingo-Dalmau, Joan Bech, Nicolau Pineda, Tomeu Rigo
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P13  Evaluation of hydrometeor classification algorithms from multi-frequency dual-polarimetric radar observations collected during HyMeX
Jean-Francois Ribaud, CNRM-GAME and LA, France, and Olivier Bousquet, Hassan Al-Sakka
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P14  High-resolution X-Band networked rainfall morphology
Scott Collis, Argonne National Laboratory, Australia, and Scott Giangrande, Jonathan Helmus, Adam Theisen
short abstract
MIC.P15  Analysis of co-located dual-polarization observations at C and X band in Italy
Renzo Bechini, Arpa Piemonte, Italy, and Roberto Cremonini, Gianfranco Vulpiani, Luca Baldini, Valentina Campana
short abstract
MIC.P16  The impact of raindrop collisional processes on the polarimetric radar variables
Matthew Kumjian, Penn State University, USA, and Olivier Prat
short abstract
MIC.P17  The vertical structure of Mediterranean precipitation during HyMeX special observation periods in 2012 and 2013
Jacopo Grazioli, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Environmental Remote Sensing Laboratory (LTE), Switzerland, and Alexis Berne
short abstract
MIC.P19  High resolution polarimetric radar observations in Southern France during the second HyMex SOP 2013-2014
John Kalogiros, National Observatory of Athens, Greece, and Marios Anagnostou, Guy Delrieu, Brice Boudevillain, Manos Anagnostou
short abstract
MIC.P20  Hydrometeor classification tuned for Austrian C-band polarimetric weather radar data
Manuela Kalcher, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, and Rudolf Kaltenböck, Leopold Haimberger
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P21  Raindrop Size Distribution under Drop Break-up: Implications for GPM DPR Algorithm
Leo Pio D'Adderio, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy, and Federico Porcu', Ali Tokay
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P22  Localized intensification of snowfall by air traffic
Susanna Lautaportti, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Laura Rojas, Ksenia Atlaskina, Dmitri Moisseev, Ewan O'Connor
short abstract   extended abstract
MIC.P23  Dual-Polarization X-Band Radar Observations of Tropical Convection During HERO
Michael Bell, University of Hawaii, USA
short abstract
MIC.P24  Identification of snowfall riming through analysis of radar echo spatial structure
Dmitri Moisseev, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Susanna Lautaportti, V. Chandrasekar, Pablo Saavedra
short abstract
MIC.P25  Overview of NASA D3R’s performance during the GV Field Campaigns –IFLOODS and IPHEX; Preliminary Results
V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA, and Robert M. Beauchamp, Manuel Vega, Haonan Chen, Mathew Schwaller, Walt Petersen, David Wolff
short abstract
MIC.P26  Simultaneous polarimetric X-band and Ka-band radar observations of clouds and mixed phase precipitation over the North Slope of Alaska
V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State University, USA, and Cuong Nguyen, Nitin Bharadwaj, Hans Verlinde
short abstract
 
Poster Group 1 Session: Millimeter-wave cloud radars
Display time: Monday & Tuesday

 
MMW.P01  The Fully Polarimetric Architecture of the Ka-W SACR2
Michele Galletti, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA, and Mariko Oue, Hans Verlinde, Alexander Ryzhkov
short abstract
MMW.P02  Using higher radar moments to study ice clouds
Maximilian Maahn, University of Cologne, Germany, and Ulrich Löhnert, Kollias Pavlos
short abstract
MMW.P03  Development mechanism of a cumulonimbus observed by Ka-band Doppler radar on 18 August 2011 in the Kanto region, Japan
Namiko SAKURAI, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Japan, and Shimizu Shingo, Shimada Seiichi, Iwanami Koyuru, Misumi Ryohei, Suzuki Shin-ich, Maesaka Takeshi, Shusse Yukari
short abstract   extended abstract
MMW.P04  Evaluation and Monitoring of Data Quality of Ka-Band Cloud Radar
Bo-Young Ye, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Kyungpook National University, Korea, and Gyuwon Lee, Soohyun Kwon, Ho-Woo Lee, Jong-Chul Ha
short abstract
MMW.P05  Tropical Indian Cloud Characteristics: Insights from Cloud radar observations
Madhu Chandra R KALAPUREDDY, Physics and Dynamics of Tropical Clouds Programme, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India, and Sukanya Patra, Subrata Das, Sachin Deshpande, Kaustav Chakravarty
short abstract
MMW.P06  Reconstruction of 3D cloud geometry using a scanning cloud radar
Christian Winkler, Meteorologisches Institut, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany, and Florian Ewald, Tobias Zinner, Bernhard Mayer
short abstract
MMW.P07  Using the correlation RHO_LDR between the co and cross channel for target classification of cloud radar data
Matthias Bauer-Pfundstein, METEK, Meteorologische Messtechnik GmbH, Germany, and Björn-Rüdiger Beckmann, Alexander Myagkov
short abstract  poster
MMW.P08  The Ka-band radar MIRA36: Experiences from ten years of operation and current applications
Ulrich Görsdorf, DWD, Meteorologisches Observatorium Lindenberg, Germany, and Volker Lehmann
short abstract
MMW.P09  Characterization of the in-cloud horizontal wind shear and its relation with cloud morphology using Scanning ARM Cloud Radar Observations
Paloma Borque, McGill University, Canada, and Pavlos Kollias
short abstract
MMW.P10  Deciphering the Radar Reflectivity Profile in Liquid Stratiform Clouds
Edward Luke, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA, and Pavlos Kollias
short abstract
 
Poster Group 1 Session: Radar networking
Display time: Monday & Tuesday

 
NET.P01  OPERA 4 - The new phase of Operational Weather Radar Network in Europe
Elena Saltikoff, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, and Hidde Leijnse, Petr Novak
short abstract   extended abstract
NET.P02  Sensitivity Study for a Reflectivity Retrieval within the testbed of an X-band radar network
Nicole Feiertag, Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany, and Katharina Lengfeld, Marco Clemens, Felix Ament
short abstract
NET.P03  Polarimetric radar observations in Belgium
Laurent Delobbe, Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Belgium, and Edouard Goudenhoofdt
short abstract
NET.P04  Three-Dimensional Reflectivity Composite created from Radar Volume Data
Michael Mott, Forschung und Entwicklung - Zentrale Entwicklung, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany, and Malte Diederich
short abstract
NET.P05  PATTERN: Advantages of High-Resolution Weather Radar Networks
Katharina Lengfeld, Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany, and Marco Clemens, Hans Münster, Felix Ament
short abstract
NET.P06  Real-time estimation and correction for vertical profile of reflectivity in the Danish weather radar network
Rashpal S. Gill, Danish Meteorological Institute, Denmark, and Martin B. Sørensen, T. Bøvith
short abstract
NET.P07  The Morocco Weather Radar Network - mix of upgraded radars and new ones - A success story
Martin Malkomes, GAMIC mbH, Germany, and Mostapha Saadi, Marco Costa
short abstract   extended abstract
NET.P08  The ADRIARadNet project: ADRIAtic integrated RADar-based and web-oriented information processing system NETwork to support hydro-meteorological monitoring and civil protection decision
Errico Picciotti, CETEMPS, University of L’Aquila, Italy, and Frank Marzano, Valentina Colaiuda, Marco Massabò, Miranda Deda, Paolo Campanella, Luca Abeti, Francesca Sini, Carlo Alberto Neri, Shemsi Prençi, Maksimiljan Dhima, Petrit Zorba, Irma Berdufi, Marku Metodi, Paolo Sala, Marcella Rezzolla, Mato Tomljanovic,
short abstract   extended abstract
NET.P09  Meteorological Applications of the Font Range Observational Network Testbed
John Hubbert, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, and P. Kennedy, M. Dixon, W.-C. Lee, S. Rutledge, T. Weckwerth, V. Chandrasekar, E. Loew
short abstract   extended abstract
NET.P10  Composite rainfall map from C-band conventional and X-band dual-polarimetric radars for the whole of Japan
Kohin Hirano, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Japan, and Masayuki Maki, Ryohei Misumi
short abstract   extended abstract
NET.P11  Evaluating radar beam occultation and ground clutter in urban environment using laser scanner data
Roberto Cremonini, Dep. of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Dmitri Moisseev, V. Chandrasekar
short abstract   extended abstract
NET.P12  The BALTRAD Software System Contributions to Kapildu's Radar
Mercedes Maruri, (1) Basque Meteorology Agency (EUSKALMET), Miñano, Alava; (2) TECNALIA-Energy and Environment Division-Meteo Area, Miñano, Alava; (3) Department of Applied Mathematics, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, Spain, and Christian Aloni, Hector Fernández
short abstract   extended abstract
NET.P13  OPERA User Group – a new way to account for user requirements on OPERA products
Klaus Stephan, German Weather Service, Germany, and Elena Saltikoff
short abstract
NET.P14  Close Future of Slovak Weather Radar Network
Marian Jurasek, Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute, Slovakia, and Jan Kanak, Luboslav Okon, Ladislav Meri
short abstract   extended abstract  poster
NET.P15  Weather radar network design as a function of benefits analysis
Dawn Harrison, Met Office, United Kingdom
short abstract
 
Poster Group 1 Session: Nowcasting techniques
Display time: Monday & Tuesday

 
NOW.P01  Overview and recent developments of the nowcasting system INCA in Belgium (INCA-BE)
Maarten Reyniers, Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Belgium
short abstract
NOW.P02  Operational hail nowcasting and automatic warnings at MeteoSwiss
Alessandro Hering, MeteoSwiss, Locarno-Monti, Switzerland, and Luca Nisi, Simona Trefalt, Urs Germann
short abstract
NOW.P03  Retrieving wind gust information from radar data
Simona Trefalt, University of Bern and MeteoSwiss, Switzerland, and Simona Trefalt, Olivia Romppainen-Martius, Alessandro Hering, Urs Germann
short abstract
NOW.P04  Use of radar data in nowcast applications
Judith Ungelenk, Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), Germany, and Tanja Winterrath, Tim Böhme, Paul James, Kai Oliver Heuer, Wolfgang Rosenow, Sebastian Trepte, Reinhold Hess, Tamas Hirsch
short abstract
NOW.P05  A new Melting Layer Detection Algorithm that Combines Polarimetric Radar-based Detection with Thermodynamic Output from Numerical Models
Terry Schuur, University of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, USA, and Alexander V. Ryzhkov, John Krause
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P06  Dual-Polarization Radar Particle Classification Results during the Sochi Olympic Games
Janti Reid, Environment Canada, Canada, and Janti Reid, David Hudak, Sudesh Boodoo, Norman Donaldson, Paul Joe, Dmitry Kiktev, Aleksandr Melnichuk
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P07  Storm Tracking and Forecasting using High Resolution echoes of Short Range X-Band Radar
Sajid Shah, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and Riccardo Notarpietro, Marco Branca
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P08  Nowcasting Using Dual Polarization Radar in Southeast Brazil
Bruno Lisboa Medina, National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brasil, and Enrique Vieira Mattos, Luiz Augusto Toledo Machado
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P09  Nowcasting of precipitation at the Danish Meteorological Institute
Thomas Bøvith, Danish Meteorological Institute, Denmark, and Rashpal S. Gill, Martin B. Sørensen
short abstract
NOW.P10  Using dual-polarized radar data in LAPS system
Jelena Markovic, Faculty of Physics, Serbia
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P11  Detection of atmospheric rotation by means of the DWD weather radar network
Thomas Hengstebeck, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany, and Dirk Heizenreder, Paul Joe
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P12  RainAhead - first results of QPE and QPN based on adjusted radar data from Boostedt
Guido Lempio, hydro & meteo GmbH & Co.KG, Germany, and Thomas Einfalt, Alrun Jasper-Tönnies
short abstract
NOW.P13  Case study of hail detection using S-band dual polarization radar in Korea
Sol-Ip Heo, NIMR/KMA, Korea, and Kyung-Yeub Nam, Byoung-Cheol Choi
short abstract
NOW.P14  Combination of object-oriented and areal tracking algorithm for improvement of radar echo prediction
Hana Kyznarova, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Czech Republic, and Petr Novak
short abstract
NOW.P15  Study about the nowcasting techniques and their implementation in the meteorological radar of Kapildui
Diego Gil, Telecommunications Department, Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain, and Mercedes Maruri, J.A. Aranda
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P16  Quantitative expression of uncertainty in nowcasting heavy convective precipitation in Central Europe by extrapolation methods
Jan Mejsnar, Department of Meteorology and Environment Protection, Charles University, Czech Republic, and Zbynek Sokol, Petr Pešice
short abstract
NOW.P17  Skill in nowcasting high-impact heavy precipitation events
Joan Bech, University of Barcelona, Dep. Astronomy and Meteorology, Barcelona, Spain, and Marc Berenguer
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P18  Using the ZDR Column Product to Detect Convective Storm Development and Track Updraft Position
Jeffrey Snyder, National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), USA, and Alexander Ryzhkov, Matthew Kumjian, Joey Picca
short abstract
NOW.P19  A nowcasting technique for cumulative rainfall for the Mediterranean basin
Alessandro Mazza, CNR-IBIMET/Consorzio LaMMA, Italy, and Samantha Melani, Andrea Antonini, Alberto Ortolani
short abstract   extended abstract
NOW.P20  The use of NWP forecasts to improve an ensemble nowcasting technique
Álex Buil, CRAHI-UPC, Spain, and Marc Berenguer, Daniel Sempere-Torres
short abstract   extended abstract
 
Poster Group 1 Session: Progress in QPE and error structure analysis
Display time: Monday & Tuesday

 
QPE.P01  Pinpointing the errors in radar estimates of rainfall using minute-by-minute rainfall rates measured with very sensitive rain gauges
Anthony Illingworth, University of Reading, United Kingdom, and Robert Thompson
short abstract
QPE.P02  A wind drift correction for radar rainfall products
Caroline Sandford, Met Office, United Kingdom
short abstract
QPE.P03  Using an S-band radar to verify polarimetric retrieval methods at C-band in a tropical environment
Maik Heistermann, University of Potsdam, Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Germany, and Irene Crisologo, Catherine Abon, Gianfranco Vulpiani, Axel Bronstert
short abstract
QPE.P04  Error analysis of quantitative precipitation estimates from NCAS’s X-band polarimetric radar.
David Dufton, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, and Lindsay Bennett, Alan Blyth, Chris Collier
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P05  Radar-Based Precipitation Climatology for Germany – First Results and Future Directions
Elmar Weigl, Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), Germany, and Tanja Winterrath, Gabriele Malitz
short abstract  poster
QPE.P06  Progress in operational quantitative precipitation estimation in the Czech Republic
Petr Novák, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Czech Republic, and Hana Kyznarová
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P08  Implementation of variable relationships of radar reflectivity and rainfall rate in a network of X-band radars
Marco Clemens, Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany, and Katharina Lengfeld, Hans Münster, Felix Ament
short abstract
QPE.P10  Classification and correction of the radar bright band with polarimetric radar
Will Hall, Bristol University, United Kingdom, and Miguel A. Rico-Ramirez, Stefan Kramer
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P11  Validation of satellite precipitation products using NMQ over the CONUS
Jianxin Wang, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA, and Walter Petersen, David Wolff, George Huffman, David Bolvin, Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter
short abstract
QPE.P12  Correction of C-band radar observation for propagation effects based on the self-consistency principle
Ahoro ADACHI, Meteorological Research Institute, Japan, and Takahisa Kobayashi, Hiroshi Yamauchi
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P13  Estimation of radar rainfall and its accuracy Improvement in Korea
Mi-Kyung Suk, Korea Meteorological Administration, Korea, and Hye-Sook Park, Jong-Seo Park
short abstract
QPE.P14  Analysis of radar rainfall estimation accuracy using Hybrid Scan Reflectivity (HSR) Technique in Korea
Hye-Sook Park, Korea Meteorological Administration, Korea, and Jae-Kyoung Lee, Mi-Kyung Suk, Jong-Seo Park
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P15  Merging single and dual-polarization radar rainrates to improve the accuracy of quantitative rainrate estimation
Jae-Kyoung Lee, Korea Meteorological Administration, Korea, and Ji-Hyeon Kim, Hye-Sook Park, Mi-Kyung Suk, Jong-Seo Park
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P16  Comparison of two rainfall estimation algorithms using S-band dual-polarization radar in Korea
Hye-Young Ko, Dept. Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologisis, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, and Gyuwon Lee
short abstract
QPE.P17  Comparison of polarimetric techniques for precipitation estimation in Serbia
Zoran Vucinic, Republic Hydrometeorological service of Serbia, Serbia, and Julijana Nadj
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P18  Comparison of Optimal Rainfall map with CAPPI
Soohyun Kwon, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Kyungpook National University / Center for Atmospheric REmote sensing (CARE), Kyungpook National University, Korea, and Sung-Hwa Jung, GyuWon Lee, Bo-Young Ye
short abstract
QPE.P19  Quantitative Precipitation Estimation Algorithm Using an Overlapped Observation Area between Radars
Jungho KIM, Korea University, Korea, and Chulsang Yoo, V. Chandrasekar, Sanghun Lim, Jeongho Choi
short abstract
QPE.P20  Dual-polarization based QPE in presence of hail contamination
Ljubov Nevvonen, FMI, Finland, and Dmitri Moisseev, V. Chandrasekar, Heikki Pohjola
short abstract
QPE.P21  Results from the network of rain gauges in association with the Doppler Weather Radar
Vesna Ivkov, Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia, Serbia
short abstract
QPE.P22  A quality-based approach for radar rain field reconstruction and the H-SAF precipitation products validation
Gianfranco Vulpiani, Department of Civil Protection, Italy, and Angelo Rinollo, Silvia Puca, Mario Montopoli
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P23  Observation of Winter Precipitation Using the PX-1000
Boon Leng Cheong, University of Oklahoma, USA, and B. L. Cheong , J. D. Lee, T.-Y. Yu, S. Lee, R. D. Palmer, J. Heo, J.-H. Kim, J. Yoo, S. J. Oh, G. W. Lee, B.-Y. Ye, J. E. Lee, K.-Y. Nam
short abstract
QPE.P24  Jamming detection using geometric signatures in weather radar images
Dominique Faure, Météo-France, Toulouse, France, and Pierre Tabary, Nicolas Gaussiat, Maud Martet
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P25  Gauge-radar adjustment by using multivariate kernel regression and spatiotemporal Kriging
Seppo Pulkkinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, and Jarmo Koistinen, Timo Kuitunen
short abstract   extended abstract  poster
QPE.P26  Quality-based combination of multi-source precipitation data
Jan Szturc, Department of Ground-Based Remote Sensing, IMGW-PIB, Warszawa, Poland, and Katarzyna Osrodka, Anna Jurczyk, Piotr Struzik, Irena Otop
short abstract
QPE.P27  1-year long operational application of Vertical Profile of Reflectivity in the retrieval of the rain rate at the ground: impact and problems.
Anna Fornasiero, ARPA Emilia-Romagna, Italy, and Roberta Amorati, Pier Paolo Alberoni
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P28  Error sources of radar snowfall estimaiton: Z-S relationships and vertical structure of snow storm
Jeong-Eun Lee, Kyungpook National University, Korea, and Jeong-Eun Lee, GyuWon Lee
short abstract
QPE.P29  Comparison of MRR and weather radar measurements in Mediterranean precipitation
Julie Pichon, LTE, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, and Jacopo Grazioli, Tim Raupach, Brice Boudevillain, Alexis Berne
short abstract
QPE.P31  Adjustment of Radar Precipitation Estimation Based on the Local Gauge Correction Method
Kwangho Kim, Pukyong National University, Korea, and Park-Sa Kim, Min-Seong Kim, Seong-Woon Seo, Dong-Hwan Kang, Byung-Hyuk Kwon
short abstract
QPE.P32  A dual-polarization dual-frequency transmission experiment for precipitation and humidity remote sensing
Christian Chwala, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Campus Alpin, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, and Uwe Siart, Harald Kunstmann
short abstract
QPE.P33  A neural-network approach for quantitative precipitation estimation using an operational polarimetric C-band radar in complex terrain scenarios
Gianfranco Vulpiani, Department of Civil Protection, Italy
short abstract   extended abstract
QPE.P34  Quantitative Precipitation Estimation for the Polarimetric DWD Weather Radar Network
Patrick Tracksdorf, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach am Main, Germany
short abstract
QPE.P35  Comparison of measured drop size distribution and retrieved Z/R relations with the distribution of reflectivity patterns in the 2D-radar image
Malte Neuper, Institute of Water Resources and River Basin Management - Section Hydrology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany, and Uwe Ehret
short abstract
QPE.P36  How does reconstruction of clutter areas improve by accounting for the spatial and temporal variability of rainfall?
Shinju Park, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia, Barcelona (Spain), current: Department of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, and Marc Berenguer
short abstract
QPE.P37  Range Effects at S and X Band Radars in São Paulo
Roberto Vicente Calheiros, Instituto de Pesquisas Meteorologicas - UNESP, Brasil, and Ana Maria Gomes, Maria Andrea Lima
short abstract
QPE.P38  A probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Estimation for ground-based radar networks at high space and time scale
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, OU Advanced Radar Research Center / NOAA National Severe Storm Laboratory, USA, and Jonathan Gourley, Yang Hong, Jian Zhang, Saber Moazamigoodarzi, Carrie Langston, Amy Arthur
short abstract
QPE.P39  Sensitivity of power functions to aggregation: bias and uncertainty in radar rainfall retrieval
Maximilliano Sassi, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, 't Horntje, The Netherlands, and Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet
short abstract
QPE.P40  Have we reached the limits in quantitative precipitation estimation by conventional weather radar?
Pieter Hazenberg, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona, USA, and Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet
short abstract
 
 Poster Group 2 (Wednesday and Thursday)
Poster Group 2 Session: Airborne and spaceborne radars
Display time: Wednesday & Thursday

 
AIR.P02  An Airborne Ka-Band PMS Probe Radar
Andrew Pazmany, ProSensing Inc., USA
short abstract   extended abstract
AIR.P03  The CleoSim Radar Simulator
Andrea Manzoni, DEIB - Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and Michele D'Amico, Fabio Milani, Jean-Philippe Wasselin
short abstract   extended abstract
AIR.P04  Doppler performance assessment of a space-borne cloud stereo-radar concept for a hurricane system
Alessandro Battaglia, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, and Pavlos Kollias
short abstract
AIR.P05  Diagnosis of Sensitivity of Energy Efficiency in Typhoon Sinlaku(2008) during TCS-08/T-PARC
Jisun Lee, Dept. of Environmental Atmospheric Sciences, Pukyong National University, Korea, and Hung-Chi Kuo, Tien-Yiao Hsu, Dong-In Lee
short abstract   extended abstract
AIR.P06  Radar simulation studies for measurement of precipitation from space-borne radar on GPM
Takahisa Kobayashi, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan, and Soichiro Sugimoto, Mistuharu Nomura, Hiromaru Hirakuchi, Ahoro Adachi
short abstract   extended abstract
AIR.P07  Snowfall validation for the NASA Global Precipitation Measurement mission
Stephen Nesbitt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, and Kirstin Gleicher, George Duffy, Kim Reed, V. Chandrasekar, Walt Petersen, David Hudak
short abstract
AIR.P08  Spatial Variability of Raindrop Size Distribution and Radar Observables
Ali Tokay, JCET/UMBC - NASA/GSFC, USA, and Leo Pio D'Adderio, David B. Wolff, Walter A. Petersen
short abstract
AIR.P09  On the ground validation of TRMM PR reflectivity using 3-D composites from a ground-based radar network
Shinju Park, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences and Center for Atmosphere Remote Sensing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, and Soohyun Kwon, Sung-Hwa Jung, GyuWon Lee
short abstract
AIR.P10  Scan strategy concepts of Tier-1 radars of GPM ground validation
Luca Baldini, CNR Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima, Italy, and V. Chandrasekar, Walter A. Petersen, Mathew R. Schwaller
short abstract
AIR.P11  VAD and Dual-Doppler Analysis of Doppler Velocity for HIWRAP
Lin Tian, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA, and Gerry Heymsfield, Steve Guimond, Lihua Li
short abstract
 
Poster Group 2 Session: Innovative Applications of Weather Radar
Display time: Wednesday & Thursday

 
APP.P01  Tailored Weather Radar Products for use in aviation
Thomas Wetter, Systems and Operations of the Aeronautical Meteorological Service, DWD, Germany, and Dirk Zinkhan
short abstract   extended abstract  poster
APP.P02  A verification and validation study of the prototype products of the 3D high-resolution radar reflectivity for SESAR
Hassan AL-SAKKA, Météo France, France, and Robert Scovell, Nicolas Gaussiat, Pierre Tabary
short abstract
APP.P03  Turbulence eddy dissipation rates in the boundary layer: a comparison of Doppler lidar and X-band radar estimate
Lucas Besson, LATMOS/UPMC, France, and Richard Wilson
short abstract
APP.P04  Use of on advanced airborne weather radar for flight trajectory optimization
Fabrizio Cuccoli, U.O. CNIT, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, Firenze, Italy, and L. Facheris, S. Lischi, A. Lupidi, C. Mugnai, C. Zoppetti, N. Roberto, E. Adirosi, L. Baldini
short abstract   extended abstract
APP.P06  The new German guideline for radar measurement of precipitation
Thomas Einfalt, hydro & meteo GmbH & Co. KG, Lübeck, Germany, and Simon Jäckel
short abstract   extended abstract
APP.P08  Bird flock tracking by weather radars
Matti Leskinen, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Jarmo Koistinen, Dmitri Moisseev, Pekka Rossi, Heikki Pohjola
short abstract   extended abstract
APP.P09  Bird migration across the Bay of Biscay observed by meteorological radar
Nadja Weisshaupt, Department of Ornithology, Aranzadi Sciences Society, Spain, and Mercedes Maruri, Juan Arizaga
short abstract   extended abstract
APP.P10  Potential of weather radar in estimating volcanic eruption source parameters: case study of Ejyafjallajökull volcano eruption
Luigi Mereu, DIET University of Rome & CETEMPS, University of L’Aquila, Italy, and Frank Silvio Marzano, Mario Montopoli, Costanza Bonadonna, Wim Degruyter
short abstract   extended abstract
APP.P11  Statistical analysis of volcanic ash measured by X-band polarimetric radar
Masayuki Maki, Kagoshima University, Japan, and Ikuko Suzuki, Takeshi Maesaka, Yoshitaka Muraji
short abstract   extended abstract
APP.P12  Radar volcano monitoring system in Iceland
Þórður Arason, Icelandic Meteorological Office, Iceland, and Richard F. Yeo, Hermann Arngrímsson, Bolli Pálmason, Sibylle von Löwis, Guðrún Nína Petersen, Halldór Bjornsson
short abstract   extended abstract  poster
APP.P13  Application of radar data for oceanography and hydrodynamics of seas
Olga Shishkina, Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
short abstract   extended abstract
 
Poster Group 2 Session: Data quality and calibration
Display time: Wednesday & Thursday

 
DAC.P01  The effect of a wind power plant in radar data
Michael Frech, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Observatorium Hohenpeißenberg, Germany, and Jörg Seltmann
short abstract
DAC.P02  Receiver Upgrade for the Polarimetric C-Band Radar POLDIRAD
Dennis Vollbracht, Research and Development Department, Selex ES GmbH, Germany, and Daniel Ridene, Jens Reimann, Martin Hagen
short abstract
DAC.P03  Reflectivity quality control based on 2D and 3D parameters
Sorin Burcea, National Meteorological Administration, Romania, and Daniel Carbunaru
short abstract
DAC.P04  A new Radar Data Post-Processing Quality Control Workflow for the DWD Weather Radar Network
Manuel Werner, Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), Germany
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P05  The development of a Kriging based gauge and radar merged product for real-time rainfall accumulation estimates
Sharon Jewell, Met Office, United Kingdom, and Katie Norman
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P06  The Austrian TUNDRA project - Tuning dual-pol radars in the Alps
Vera Meyer, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG), Division Data Methods Models, Vienna, Austria, and Lukas Tüchler, Rudolf Kaltenböck, Christina Tavolato
short abstract
DAC.P07  Data quality of the new Austrian dual-polarized weather radars
Lukas Tüchler, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Austria, and Vera Meyer, Rudolf Kaltenboeck, Christina Tavolato
short abstract
DAC.P08  Characteristics of Two Quality Control Techniques for Operational Radars in Korea
Sora Park, Weather Radar Center, KMA, Korea, and Ji-Hyeon Kim, Heon-ae Kim, Jong-Seo Park
short abstract
DAC.P09  A Novel Method for Absolute Calibration of Radars
Claire Merker, Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany, and Katharina Lengfeld, Marco Clemens, Hans Münster, Ulrich Görsdorf, Felix Ament
short abstract
DAC.P10  Quality of weather radar wind profiles at ARPA Emilia-Romagna
Virginia Poli, ARPA Emilia-Romagna, Bologna, Italy, and Pier Paolo Alberoni
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P11  Recovery of partial blocked beams from a single-polarised weather radar system
Stephan Jacobi, University of Potsdam, Germany
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P12  Use of Hydrometeors, Bragg Scatter, and Sun Spikes to Determine System ZDR Biases in the WSR-88D Fleet
W. David Zittel, NOAA/NWS Radar Operations Center, USA, and Jeffrey Cunningham, Robert Lee, Lindsey Richardson, Richard Ice, Valery Melnikov
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P13  Can NEXRAD and industry share the S-band? Exploring the impact of RF interference on the WSR-88D estimators
Bradley Isom, NSSL/CIMMS, USA, and Bradley Isom, Christopher Curtis
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P14  Quality Assessment of Radial Velocity Data using Wind Profiles
Iwan Holleman, Radboud University Nijmegen - Institute for Molecules and Materials, The Netherlands, and Hidde Leijnse
short abstract
DAC.P15  X-band weather radar monitoring of precipitation fields in Naples Urban Areas: data quality, comparison and analysis
Vincenzo Capozzi, Università degli studi di Napoli "Parthenope", Italy, and Errico Picciotti, Giorgio Budillon, Frank Marzano
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P16  Performance comparison of a low cost dual-polarization X-band mini radar with references systems in X and C bands in Rome supersite
Stefano Barbieri, CETEMPS, University of L’Aquila, Italy, and Frank Marzano, Errico Picciotti, Mario Montopoli, John Kalogiros, Marios Anagnostou, Luca Baldini, Saverio Di Fabio, Raffaele Lidori
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P17  Some important weather radar correction algorithms and the development of the new 3D radar composite product at the Hungarian Meteorological Service.
Roland Steib, Hungarian Meteorological Service, Hungary, and Péter Németh, István Sebok, Csaba Szegedi
short abstract   extended abstract  poster
DAC.P18  Weather Radar and Wind Turbines - Theoretical and Numerical Analysis of the Shadowing and related Precipitation Error
Gerhard Greving, NAVCOM Consult, Germany, and Martin Malkomes
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P19  Polarimetric calibration of weather radar using the sun
Jens Reimann, Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Radarsysteme, DLR, Germany, and Martin Hagen
short abstract
DAC.P20  Preliminary analysis of vertical profiles of polarimetric radar observables in complex orography for operational purpose
Mario Montopoli, DIET, Sapienza University of Rome & CETEMPS, University of L’Aquila, Italy, and Vulpiani Gianfranco
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P21  Differential Reflectivity Calibration for the Euskalmet Weather Radar
Arkaitz Etxezarreta, Adasa Sistemas - Environmental Quality Division. L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona); Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, UPV-EHU. Bilbao (Bizkaia); Department of Communications Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of Bil, Spain, and Mª de las Mercedes Maruri, Jose Antonio Aranda
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P22  Towards the improvement of monitoring and data quality assessment in the weather radar network of the Meteorological Service of Catalonia (SMC)
Oriol Argemí, Servei Meteorològic de Catalunya, Spain, and Patricia Altube, Tomeu Rigo, Xavier Ortiga, Nicolau Pineda, Joan Bech
short abstract
DAC.P23  A tool for designing radar data processing schemes
Joonas Karjalainen, Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), Finland, and Markus Peura, Harri Hohti, Jarmo Koistinen
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P24  Absolute dual-polarization radar calibration: temperature dependence and stability with focus on antenna-mounted receivers and Noise Source-generated reference signal
Dennis Vollbracht, Research and Development Department, Selex ES GmbH, Germany, and Maurizio Sartori, Marco Gabella
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P25  Application of the full wave electromagnetic approach to the calculation of polarimetric variables for ensembles of rough and nonspheroidal hydrometeors
Djordje Mirkovic, National Severe Storm Laboratory, CIMMS University of Oklahoma, USA, and Dusan Zrnic, Alexander Ryzhkov
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P26  Using inpaint to replace clutter with plausible radar data
Christoffer A. Elo, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Norway
short abstract
DAC.P27  Images processing techniques applied to the Kapildui weather radar
Mercedes Maruri, (1) Basque Meteorology Agency (EUSKALMET), Miñano, Alava; (2) TECNALIA-Energy and Environment Division-Meteo Area, Miñano, Alava; (3) Department of Applied Mathematics, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, Spain, and Arantxa Polo, Olatz Salmerón
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P28  Comparison of Indian Doppler Weather Radar Reflectivity Observations with TRMM-PR
Devajyoti Dutta, National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, A-50, Sector, Noida, Dist.- U.P., India, and K. Amar Jyothi, John P. George, Preveen Kumar D., E. N. Rajagopal
short abstract
DAC.P29  Software development processes in radar algorithm development at the DWD
Nils Rathmann, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany
short abstract
DAC.P30  Development of a Real-time Data Quality Index for the S-Pol Radar
Scott Ellis, NCAR/EOL, USA, and Dave Albo, Tammy Weckwerth, John Hubbert, Mike Dixon
short abstract
DAC.P31  Evaluation of System PhiDP at Environment Canada’s Research Radar
Norman Donaldson, Environment Canada, King City, ON, Canada, and Sudesh Boodoo, David Hudak, Vlado Stojanovic
short abstract   extended abstract
DAC.P32  Statistical Study of Echoes from Wind Farms and Other Moving Clutter Targets
Norman Donaldson, Environment Canada, King City, ON, Canada
short abstract   extended abstract
 
Poster Group 2 Session: Mesoscale and Severe weather studies
Display time: Wednesday & Thursday

 
MES.P01  Doppler-radar observations of a prefrontal wind-shift line in the Southern Plains of the U. S.
Howard Bluestein, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, USA, and Jeffrey C. Snyder, Kyle J. Thiem, Zachary B. Wienhoff, Dylan Reif, David Turner
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P02  Observations of hail cores of tornadic thunderstorms with four polarimetric radars
Valery Melnikov, University of Oklahoma, USA, and Dusan Zrnic, Donald Burgess, Edward Mansell
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P03  Radar-Based Statistical Characteristics of Convective Storms in the West Coast of the Korean Peninsula
Sung-Hwa Jung, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences and Center for Atmosphere Remote Sensing, Kyungpook National University, Korea, and GyuWon Lee
short abstract
MES.P04  Case study of splitting hailstorms over Bulgaria on 20 May 2013
Ivaylo Zamfirov, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Pleven, Bulgaria, and Christo Georgiev, Julia Stoyanova
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P05  Winter and summer weather studies using high resolution radar data
Tim Böhme, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P06  Assessment of severe hailstorms and hail risk using weather radar data
Sorin Burcea, National Meteorological Administration, Romania, and Roxana Cica, Roxana Bojariu
short abstract
MES.P07  Classification of MCSs associated with Typhoon by Radar echo pattern
Koji Sassa, Kochi University, Japan, and Hitomi Makigusa
short abstract
MES.P08  Polarimetric rainfall retrieval in a tropical environment: consistency analysis for two C-band radars in the Philippines
Irene Crisologo, University of the Philippines, Philippines, and Maik Heistermann, Gianfranco Vulpiani
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P09  Simulation of the hail storms with the COSMO NWP model
Zbynek Sokol, Institute of Atmospheric Physics ASCR, Czech Republic, and Petr Pesice, Vojtech Bliznak, Petr Zacharov
short abstract
MES.P10  Quality aspect related to radar-based hail detection
Maryna Lukach, Royal Meteorological Institute, Belgium, and Laurent Delobbe
short abstract
MES.P11  A case study of severe hailstorm in Belgrade on 30th May 2013
Gordana Bogunovic, Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia, Serbia
short abstract
MES.P12  An echo top estimation using vertical interval interpolation
Maryna Lukach, Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (RMI), Belgium, and Maarten Reyniers, Oliver Salasar Celis, Annie Cuyt
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P14  Data Assimilation of Doppler Weather Radar Data in the Predictions of Mesoscale events
Mohan Kumar Das, SAARC Meteorological Research Centre (SMRC), Bangladesh, and Md. Abdul Mannan Chowdhury
short abstract
MES.P15  Dual-Doppler Radar Observation of the Beijing Extreme Rainfall on 21 July 2012
Kun Zhao, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, and Zhao Kun
short abstract
MES.P16  Radar characteristics of selected windstorms in Serbia over the last decade
Maja Rabrenovic, Ministry of Interior, Sector for Emergency Management, Belgrade, Serbia
short abstract
MES.P17  Radar-based Characteristics of Convective Storm associated with Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flashes
Sung-Hwa Jung, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences and Center for Atmosphere REmote Sensing, Kyungpook National University, Korea, and Joon-Jin Song, GyuWon Lee
short abstract
MES.P18  Polarimetric weather signatures and Doppler spectral analysis of a convective squall line
Ricardo Reinoso-Rondinel, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, and Christine Unal, Herman Russchenberg, Thijs IJpelaar, Yann Dufournet
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P19  Preliminary result of hail detection using an operational S-band polarimetric radar in Korea
Mi-Young Kang, Pukyong National University, Korea, and Dong-In Lee, Cheol-Hwan You, Sol-Ip Heo
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P20  Preliminary Results from the ROTATE-2014 (Radar Observations of Tornadoes and Thunderstorms) experiment
Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, USA, and Joshua Wurman
short abstract
MES.P21  An Automated Method for Polarimetric Tornado Debris Detection
Jeffrey Snyder, National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), USA, and Alexander Ryzhkov
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P22  Polarimetric radial velocity estimates in intense tornadoes observed by a high-resolution, rapid-scan, polarimetric mobile radar
Jeffrey Snyder, National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), USA, and Howard Bluestein
short abstract
MES.P23  Analysis of a heavy storms episode in Basque Country: the 19-20 jul 2013 case.
Santiago Gaztelumendi, Tecnalia - meteo area / Basque Meteorology Agency, Spain, and Joseba Egaña, Olatz Principe, Virginia Palacio, Mercedes Maruri
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P24  Using radar data for analysis of a very heavy precipitation episode in Bilbao area.
Joseba Egaña, Tecnalia - meteo area / Basque Meteorology Agency, Spain, and Santiago Gaztelumendi, Virginia Palacio, Olatz Principe, Mercedes Maruri
short abstract   extended abstract
MES.P25  Hail storm features using C-band polarimetric radar in Delhi and associated atmospheric energetic
Devajyoti Dutta, National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, A-50, Sector, Noida, Dist.- U.P., India, and K. Amar Jyothi, Preveen Kumar D., John P. George, E. N. Rajagopal
short abstract
MES.P26  A major rainfall event in Apulia region observed by newly installed C band radar of RIVONA Project
Franco Prodi, ISAC-CNR, Bologna, Italy, and Anna Cinzia Marra, Fausto Pasqualucci, Giuliano Trivellone, Fabrizio Congedo
short abstract
MES.P27  Effects of orographic convection on cloud and precipitation development in winter storms
Katja Friedrich, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, U of Colorado, USA, and Josh Aikins, Bart Geerts, Josh Wurman
short abstract
 
Poster Group 2 Session: Use of weather radars in NWP systems
Display time: Wednesday & Thursday

 
NWP.P01  Climatology of radar anomalous propagation over West Africa
Samuel KAISSASSOU, University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon, and André Lenouo, Philippe Lopez
short abstract   extended abstract
NWP.P02  Routine monitoring of radar reflectivity observations at the Met Office and lessons for direct assimilation of radar reflectivity data in 4D-VAR
Lee Hawkness-Smith, Met Office, Reading, United Kingdom, and Sue Ballard, David Simonin, Cristina Charlton-Perez
short abstract
NWP.P03  Application of Immersed Boundary Method to Variational Doppler Radar Analysis System (VDRAS)
Sheng-Lun Tai, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan, and Yu-Chieng Liou, Juanzhen Sun, Shao-Fan Chang
short abstract   extended abstract
NWP.P04  The use of radar-based QPE in the high resolution QPF verification
Petr Zacharov, Institute of Atmospheric Physics ASCR, Czech Republic, and Daniela Rezacova, Radmila Brozkova
short abstract   extended abstract
NWP.P05  COSMO-CZ-EPS
Petr Zacharov, Institute of Atmospheric Physics ASCR, Czech Republic, and Daniela Rezacova, Zbynek Sokol
short abstract   extended abstract
NWP.P06  Radar-based post-processing of precipitation forecasts from a convection permitting NWP ensemble, MOGREPS-UK
Clive Pierce, Met Office, United Kingdom, and Nigel Roberts
short abstract
NWP.P07  Methodology for evaluating clouds and precipitation in high resolution models using radar data
Dan Zhang, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach am Main, Germany, and Kathrin Wapler, Ulrich Blahak
short abstract
NWP.P08  Impact of dense radar observations on short-range rainfall forecasting with 4DVAR assimilation: Implementation of VDRAS radar data assimilation system and initial results
Soichiro Sugimoto, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan, and Juanzhen Sun, Zhuming Yin
short abstract
NWP.P09  The improvement on quantitative precipitation forecast by implementing ice phase microphysics into a four-dimensional Variational Doppler Radar Analysis System (VDRAS)
Shao-Fan Chang, National Central University, Taiwan, and Yu-Chieng Liou, Juanzhen Sun
short abstract
NWP.P10  Imrovements of seasonal forecast at Regional level (Ethiopia)
Samsom Kahsay Gebretensae, Meteorologist, Ethiopia
short abstract
NWP.P11  The evaluation of updrafts in an operational high-resolution NWP model using single-Doppler radar measurements
John Nicol, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading, United Kingdom, and Robin Hogan, Thorwald Stein, Kirsty Hanley, Humphrey Lean ,Robert Plant, Peter Clark, Carol Halliwell
short abstract
NWP.P12  A new efficient radar forward operator for weather radar networks in the COSMO model
Ulrich Blahak, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany, and Yuefei Zeng, Dorit Jerger, Klaus Stephan
short abstract
NWP.P13  Assimilation of the radar data in the (1.3 km) high resolution AROME model and estimates of the observation error correlations.
Eric Wattrelot, Météo France, France, and Thibaut Montmerle, Jean-Francois Mahfouf, Slim Selmi
short abstract
NWP.P14  Applying OPERA rain rate composite for assimilation into COSMO model
Klaus Stephan, German Weather Service, Germany
short abstract   extended abstract
NWP.P15  Development of Observation Operator for Dual Polarimetric Radar
Takuya Kawabata, University of Hohenheim, Germany, and Thomas Schwitalla, Hans-Stefan Bauer, Volker Wulfmeyer
short abstract   extended abstract
 
Poster Group 2 Session: Synergetic use of weather radar and other sensors
Display time: Wednesday & Thursday

 
SYN.P01  Synergy of ground-based weather radar network and geostationary satellite observations for extending rain rate estimation beyond radar coverage
Domenico Cimini, CNR-IMAA, Italy, and Domenico Cimini, Saverio Di Fabio, Errico Picciotti, Livio Bernardini, Gianfranco Vulpiani, Mario Montopoli, Filomena Romano, Frank Marzano
short abstract   extended abstract
SYN.P02  Use of satellite observations for weather radar quality control improvement
Adolfo Magaldi, University of Barcelona, Spain, and Joan Bech, Jerónimo Lorente, Anke Thoss
short abstract
SYN.P04  Wind shear detection using radar and lidar at Frankfurt and Munich airports
André Weipert, Selex ES GmbH, Germany, and Sebastian Kauczok, Ronald Hannesen, Thomas Ernsdorf, Bernd Stiller
short abstract   extended abstract
SYN.P05  Warning procedures for extreme events in the Emilia-Romagna Region
Anna Fornasiero, ARPA Emilia-Romagna, Italy, and Miria Celano, Roberta Amorati, Virginia Poli, Pier Paolo Alberoni
short abstract   extended abstract
SYN.P06  Remote sensing of severe convective storms using the MSG 2.5-minute rapid scan, weather radars and lightning detection data
Petr Novák, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Czech Republic, and Hana Kyznarová, Martin Setvák, Jindrich Štástka, Michaela Radová, Jan Kanák, Kristopher Bedka, Michaela Valachova
short abstract
SYN.P07  Recognition of severe weather by combining dual-polarization radar measurements and high-resolution 3D lightning data
Hans-Dieter Betz, nowcast GmbH, Germany, and Martin Hagen, Hartmut Höller, Matthias Möhrlein
short abstract   extended abstract
SYN.P08  Conditioning simulated radar rainfields onto gauges to preserve anistropy and relative wetness towards uncertainty estimates in hydrological applications
Geoff Pegram, Pegram & Associates (Pty) Ltd, South Africa, and Yeboah Gyasi-Agyei
short abstract
SYN.P09  Verification of a weather radar derived surface precipitation type product
Verònica Vidal, University of Barcelona, Dep. Astronomy and Meteorology, Barcelona, Spain, and Joan Bech, Joana Aina Ortiz, Nicolau Pineda, Roger Veciana
short abstract
SYN.P10  Overview of ground based radar/lidar remote sensing study of cloud and precipitation at Tropical Indian region
Madhu Chandra R KALAPUREDDY, Physics and Dynamics of Tropical Clouds Programme, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India, and Sachin Deshpande, Subrata Kumar Das, Chakravarty, K., Ruchith, R.D., Sukanya Patra, Pandithurai, G., Thara Prabhakaran
short abstract
SYN.P11  Adjustment of radar rainfall images employing rainfall estimates from a cellular communication network
Aart Overeem, Wageningen University / Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, The Netherlands, and Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet
short abstract
SYN.P12  Studying precipitation distribution along an alpine mountain slope using a MRR and a commercial microwave link
Christian Chwala, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Campus Alpin, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, and Martin Hagen, Harald Kunstmann
short abstract
SYN.P13  Precipitation observation with commercial microwave links in the alpine region of Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Christian Chwala, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Campus Alpin, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, and Harald Kunstmann
short abstract
 
Poster Group 2 Session: Advances in weather radar technology and signal processing
Display time: Wednesday & Thursday

 
TEC.P01  Dual-wavelength estimates of X-band radar signal attenuation characteristics in rain
Sergey Matrosov, CIRES, University of Colorado and NOAA ESRL, USA, and P.C. Kennedy, R. Cifelli
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P02  Statistical Characterization of the Atmospheric Refractivity from Weather Radar Data
Rubén Nocelo López, Signal Theory and Communications Department, University of Vigo, Spain, and Verónica Santalla del Rio
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P03  Methods to Improve Fields of Correlation Coefficient Estimates
Igor Ivic, The University of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK, USA, and Bradley Isom
short abstract
TEC.P04  Development of advanced radar technologies for weather application
Masakazu Wada, Toshiba Corporation, Japan, and Naoki Anraku, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Ahoro Adachi, Tomoo Ushio, Shinsuke Satoh
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P06  Locally and Temporally Adaptive Clutter Removal in Weather Radar Measurements
Jörn Sierwald, Eigenor Corporation, Finland, and Jukka Huhtamäki
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P07  Adaptive Clutter Removal in Operational Dual-Polarization Measurements
Jukka Huhtamäki, Eigenor Corporation, Finland, and Jörn Sierwald
short abstract
TEC.P08  ENIGMA - the versatile weather radar signal processing for weather radars - Magnetron, Klystron, TWT and SST
Martin Malkomes, GAMIC mbH, Germany, and Matthias Toussaint, Dietmar Veerkamp
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P09  Adaptive Storm-based Scanning at the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar
David Priegnitz, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, USA, and Pamela Heinselman, Rodger Brown
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P10  Improved Spectrum Width Estimators for Doppler Weather Radars
David Warde, CIMMS, University of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, USA, and Sebastian Torres
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P11  Antenna pattern requirements for 3-Pol weather radar measurements.
Veronica Santalla del Rio, University of Vigo, Spain, and María Vera-Isasa, José Manuel Pidre Mosquera
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P12  Performance comparison of receiving filters/algorithms in weather radar.
Andres Martinez Mera, University of Vigo, Spain, and Veronica Santalla del Rio
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P13  Identification and Filtering of Non-Precipitation Echoes in Dual-Polarization Radar Data Using Selective Frequency Domain Filter
Bo-Young Ye, Dept. of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Kyungpook National University, Korea, and Gyuwon Lee, Soohyun Kwon
short abstract
TEC.P14  Estimation of Melting Layer Altitudes from Dual-Polarization Weather Radar Observations
Reino Keränen, Vaisala Oyj, Finland, and Laura Alku Catalina, Jason Selzler
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P15  Importance of Rapid-scan Radar Data During a Tornado Outbreak
Pamela Heinselman, NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory, USA, and Charles Kuster
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P16  Effect of Carrier Frequency Estimation Error On Clutter Filtering For Magnetron Based Coherent Systems
Cagatay Candan, Middle East Technical University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Turkey, and Ali Ozgur Yilmaz, Eda Sezen Ata
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P17  Beam multiplexing and clutter filtering for the Phased Array Weather Radar
Lesya Borowska, Atmospheric Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma, USA, and Dusan Zrnic, Guifu Zhang, Chris Curtis
short abstract
TEC.P18  Statistical evaluation of time multiplexing approach to suppress coupling in the polarimetric radar
Igor Ivic, The University of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK, USA
short abstract
TEC.P19  Improved Correlation Coefficient Estimator
Igor Ivic, The University of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK, USA
short abstract
TEC.P20  The Doppler On Wheels and CSWR Surface Observational Facility
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, USA, and Michael Dixon, Eric Loew, Karen Kosiba
short abstract
TEC.P21  Improving the NEXRAD Network: an Update on NSSL Radar Division’s Research-to-Operations Activities
Michael Jain, NOAA-National Severe Storms Laboratory, USA, and Sebastian Torres, Alexander Ryzhkov
short abstract
TEC.P22  Exploration of ground targets to improve radar refractivity retrieval
Ya-Chien Feng, McGill University, Canada, and Frédéric Fabry
short abstract
TEC.P24  Deployment of the X-band dual polarization phased array radar in the Dallas-Forth Worth Urban Demonstration Network.
Krzysztof Orzel, University of Massachusetts, USA, and Lauren Masiunas, Tom Hartley, Stephen Frasier
short abstract   extended abstract
TEC.P26  Reuse of existing antenna in Swedish Weather Radar modernization
Ingemar Carlsson, Saab AB, Sweden
short abstract   extended abstract
 
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