13th Conference on Applied Climatology and the 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology

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10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology

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Sunday, 12 May 2002

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Sunday, 12 May 2002


SUN 12 MAY

11:30 AM-2:00 PM: Sunday, 12 May 2002


SHORT COURSE REGISTRATION

12:30 PM-12:30 PM: Sunday, 12 May 2002


Short Course on Applied Climatology for Today's Business Applications

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Sunday, 12 May 2002


CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Monday, 13 May 2002

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 13 May 2002


MON 13 MAY

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 13 May 2002


CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CONTINUES THROUGH THURSDAY, 16 MAY

9:00 AM-11:45 AM: Monday, 13 May 2002


1
Overview
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: Mark T Surmeier, Air Force Weather Agency

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Welcoming Remarks

  9:15 AM
1.2
An Update to the FAA's National Airspace System Weather Architecture
Cheryl G. Souders, FAA, Washington, DC; and R. C. Showalter

Poster PDF (86.1 kB)
  9:30 AM
1.3
The Role of ITWS in the National Airspace System Modernization: An Update
Cheryl G. Souders, FAA, Washington, DC; and R. C. Showalter

Poster PDF (150.0 kB)
  9:45 AM
1.4
The Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) Proof of Concept Demonstration
Kimberlea D. Price, FAA, Atlantic City, NJ; and D. L. Sims and S. McGettigan

Poster PDF (103.0 kB)
  10:00 AM
1.5
Advanced Weather Projects Desired to Improve Space Launch from the Eastern Range and Kennedy Space Center
William P. Roeder, U.S. Air Force/45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and F. J. Merceret, B. F. Boyd, F. C. Brody, and D. E. Harms

Poster PDF (328.9 kB)
  10:15 AM
1.6
New Weather Products Developed by the Federal Aviation Administration's Aviation Weather Research Program
Gloria J. Kulesa, Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, DC; and P. J. Kirchoffer, D. J. Pace, W. L. Fellner, J. E. Sheets, and V. S. Travers

  10:30 AM
1.7
Technology transfer at the Aviation Weather Center: Developing, testing, and implementing new forecast tools
David I. Knapp, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO; and R. J. Olson, F. R. Mosher, J. A. May, and S. R. Silberberg

Poster PDF (25.3 kB)
  10:45 AM
1.8
The 20-km Rapid Update Cycle—overview and implications for aviation applications
Stanley G. Benjamin, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Brown, K. J. Brundage, D. Devenyi, G. A. Grell, D. Kim, T. G. Smirnova, T. L. Smith, B. E. Schwartz, S. S. Weygandt, and G. S. Manikin

Poster PDF (285.9 kB)
  11:00 AM
1.9
Enhancements to Terminal Doppler Weather Radar to Improve Aviation Weather Services
Gabriel R. Elkin, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and O. J. Newell and M. E. Weber

Poster PDF (115.1 kB)
  11:15 AM
Aviation and Weather—A New Initiative in Germany
Thomas Hauf, Univ. of Hannover, Hanover, Germany; and U. Schumann and H. Leykauf

Poster PDF (11.5 kB)
  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

11:45 AM-1:15 PM: Monday, 13 May 2002


Lunch Break

1:15 PM-2:45 PM: Monday, 13 May 2002


2
Aviation Weather Case Studies/Accident Reviews
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: Wayne R. Sand, Aviation Weather Consultants, LLC

Papers:
  1:15 PM
2.1
Spreading of isolated contrails during the 2001 air traffic shutdown
Patrick Minnis, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and L. Nguyen, D. P. Duda, and R. Palikonda

Poster PDF (692.2 kB)
  1:30 PM
2.2
An Unusual Icing Case: 20 March 2000, Denver, Colorado
M. K. Politovich, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. C. Bernstein, J. Hopewell, T. Lindholm, L. Gauerke, C. Knabel, D. Hazen, and B. Martner

Poster PDF (697.5 kB)
  1:45 PM
2.3
Numerical simulation of a convective turbulence encounter
Fred H. Proctor, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and D. W. Hamilton and R. L. Bowles

Poster PDF (444.1 kB)
 
2.4
Low altitude windshear at major Australian Airports and the Risks to Aviation

  2:15 PM
2.5
Summary of the HELIOS 96,863 Foot World Record Flight
Edward H. Teets, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, CA; and C. Donohue

  2:30 PM
2.6
A case study of atmospheric conditions at 2-19 km over Vandenburg AFB during passage of a cyclone
G. D. Nastrom, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN; and F. D. Eaton and E. Boll

  2:45 PM
2.7
Case studies of selected Runway Visual Range (RVR) events at three major USA airports
David A. Hazen, Titan/System Resources Corporation, Billerica, MA; and T. A. Seliga, L. G. Jacobs, and P. Narvett

http://

Poster PDF (486.6 kB)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 13 May 2002


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 13 May 2002


3
Aviation Operations Support (Parallel with Session 4)
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: James H. Henderson, Aviation Weather Center, National Weather Service, NOAA

Papers:
  3:30 PM
3.1
Development of Automated Aviation Weather Products for Oceanic/Remote Regions: Scientific and Practical Challenges, Research Strategies, and First Steps
Paul H. Herzegh, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. R. Williams, T. A. Lindholm, F. R. Mosher, C. Kessinger, R. Sharman, J. D. Hawkins, and D. B. Johnson

http://www.rap.ucar.edu/projects/owpdt/

Poster PDF (161.9 kB)
  3:45 PM
3.2
Development of Automated National Ceiling and Visibility Products: Scientific and Practical Challenges, Research Strategies, and First Steps
Paul Herzegh, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. R. Petty, S. G. Benjamin, R. Rasmussen, T. Tsui, G. Wiener, and P. Zwack

http://www.rap.ucar.edu/projects/cvis/

Poster PDF (174.1 kB)
  4:00 PM
3.3
Mitigating the impact of oceanic weather hazards on transoceanic flights
Alan Nierow, FAA, Washington, DC; and R. C. Showalter, F. R. Mosher, and T. Lindholm

Poster PDF (148.8 kB)
  4:30 PM
3.5
The Collaborative Convective Forecast Project from the Aviation Weather Center's Perspective
Horace R. Hudson, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO; and F. P. Foss

  4:45 PM
3.6
Using ORPG to Enhance NEXRAD Products to Support FAA Critical Systems
David J. Smalley, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and B. J. Bennett

Poster PDF (224.7 kB)
  5:15 PM
3.8
Implementing ADDS Operationally at the NWS Aviation Weather Center
Lynn Sherretz, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and G. Pratt, G. Thompson, and J. Henderson

Poster PDF (25.2 kB)

4
Icing (Parallel with Session 3)
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: Marcia K. Politovich, NCAR

Papers:
  3:30 PM
4.1
Issues in Forecasting Icing Severity
M. K. Politovich, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. McDonough and B. C. Bernstein

Poster PDF (160.9 kB)
  3:45 PM
4.2
Supercooled liquid water cloud properties derived from GOES: Comparisons with in-situ aircraft measurements
William L. Smith Jr., NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, B. C. Bernstein, A. D. Rapp, and P. W. Heck

Poster PDF (89.4 kB)
  4:00 PM
4.3
ADWICE—Advanced Diagnosis and Warning System for Aircraft Icing Environments
C. Leifeld, Univ. of Hannover, Hannover, Germany; and T. Hauf, A. Tafferner, and H. Leykauf

Poster PDF (20.9 kB)
  4:15 PM
4.4
Detailed comparisons of aircraft icing environments and Model-Predicted Mircophysics
Gregory Thompson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Rasmussen and B. Bernstein

  4:30 PM
4.5
An in-flight Airframe icing nowcast for use with the Aerosonde
Jade R. Soddell, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and K. McGuffie and G. J. Holland

Poster PDF (718.2 kB)
  4:45 PM
4.6
Dual-polarization radar as a tool for operational identification of different types of meteorological and non-meteorological targets
Alexander V. Ryzhkov, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. M. Janish, T. J. Schuur, P. Zhang, and K. L. Elmore

Poster PDF (358.0 kB)
  5:00 PM
4.7
Rain-snow discrimination with polarimetric radar
Edward A. Brandes, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Vivekanandan and R. M. Rasmussen

Poster PDF (92.1 kB)
  5:15 PM
4.8
Mean volume radius estimates from aircraft, radiometer, and Doppler radar observations during the AIRS Field Project
Ismail Gultepe, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. A. Isaac, D. Hudak, and S. Sekelsky

Poster PDF (442.6 kB)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 13 May 2002


Oral Sessions End for the day

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Monday, 13 May 2002


Joint Poster Session 1
Joint Poster Session with Reception
Sponsors: (Joint between the 13th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology )
Organizer: William W. Vaughan, University of Alabama

Papers:
 
Predictability of seasonal runoff in the Mississippi River basin
Edwin P. Maurer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier

 
Progress Report on the Integrated Terminal Weather System's GFMosaic Algorithm
Justin D. Shaw, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and S. W. Troxel

Poster PDF (188.5 kB)
 
Spatial and lead time accuracies of thunderstorm forecasts for air traffic control
Helen A. Watkin, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and T. R. Scott and D. J. Hoad

Poster PDF (56.0 kB)
 
The development of a long-range forecast tool for Shemya winds using CART analysis
Brian K. Schroeder, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; and R. P. Lowther

 
Performance Support Delivery System for use in Civil, Commercial, and Military Weather Training and Performance Improvement
Roger C. Whiton, SAIC, O'Fallon, IL; and L. K. Starlin, R. G. Borchers, and A. A. Guiffrida

 
The Iowa Environmental Mesonet—observing climate at the mesoscale
Dennis P. Todey, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and E. S. Takle and S. E. Taylor

http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu

Poster PDF (64.3 kB)
 
The utility of Landsat-7 ETM+ data for identifying agricultural damage due to severe thunderstorms in western Illinois.
Mace L. Bentley, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; and T. Mote and P. Thebpanya

 
Use of Probabilistic Convective Forecasts in Traffic Flow Management Decision Support
Stephen M. Zobell, The MITRE Corporation, McLean, VA; and C. G. Ball and J. E. Sherry

 
Wind shear and turbulence at the Săo Paulo International Airport
Augusto J. Pereira Fo, Univ. of Săo Paulo, Săo Paulo, Brazil; and C. V. C. Fogaccia

Poster PDF (288.5 kB)
 
A new algorithm to estimate aircraft icing in the HIRLAM-model
Bernt Olofsson, Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden; and E. Olsson and T. Mĺrtensson

Poster PDF (170.7 kB)
 
An estimation of CONUS contrail frequency from RUC and flight track data
David P. Duda, Hampton University, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, P. K. Costulis, and R. Palikonda

Poster PDF (212.1 kB)
 
JP1.16
Analyzing Erosive Potential across the United States

 
Climatalogy Applications of the 4DWX ARAD System
Scott F. Halvorson, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground West Desert Test Center, Dugway, UT; and J. C. Chastang, D. L. Leberknight, R. T. Sandblom, and D. T. Hahn

 
Climatology Study of Aircraft Turbulence versus Cloud Cover
Jamie K. Wolff, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Sharman and B. C. Bernstein

Poster PDF (221.9 kB)
 
A Geospatial Decision Support System for Drought and Crop Risk Analysis in Nebraska
William J. Waltman, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. D. Svoboda, M. J. Hayes, J. S. Peake, T. Tadesse, S. Goddard, and S. E. Reichenbach

 
Cloud Radar Observations at Kennedy Space Center During the ABFM Experiment
Brooks E. Martner, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and J. Koury, E. Defer, T. L. Schneider, B. W. Bartram, and W. B. Madsen

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
Fuzzy rule-based approach to evaluate air temperature biases in weather stations
X. Lin, High Plains Regional Climate Center, Lincoln, NE; and K. G. Hubbard, D. D. Jones, and G. Merino

Poster PDF (116.7 kB)
 
High Spatial Density Precipitation Network in Minnesota
Peter J. Boulay, State Climatology Office/Univ. of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Poster PDF (288.5 kB)
 
Impact of sub-sampling strategies on North American climate statistics
John M. Henderson, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and R. D. Rosen and D. A. Salstein

 
Incorporating data from GOES and POES platforms into an integrated in-flight icing diagnostic algorithm for Alaska
Jeffrey S. Tilley, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and X. Meng and J. Long

Poster PDF (64.7 kB)
 
Drought Monitoring Activities in NCDC's Climate Monitoring Branch
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. E. Stephens, K. L. Gleason, and J. H. Lawrimore

Poster PDF (675.7 kB)
 
Aviation Forecasting using Adaptive Unstructured Grids
David P. Bacon, SAIC, McLean, VA; and Z. Boybeyi and R. A. Sarma

http://vortex.atgteam.com

Poster PDF (365.1 kB)
 
3D Multi-radar Reflectivity Mosaic for CIWS Domain
Jian Zhang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, W. Xia, and K. Howard

Poster PDF (578.7 kB)
 
Forecasting C-G lightning potential at WSMR
Thomas R. Saxen, NCAR, Boulder, CO

Poster PDF (35.3 kB)
 
Homogeneous blended wind data over the contiguous United States
Pavel Ya. Groisman, UCAR and NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and H. P. Barker

 
The Ventilation Index Climate Information System (VCIS)
Sue Ferguson, USDA - Forest Service; and S. J. McKay, D. E. Nagel, T. Piepho, M. Rorig, C. Anderson, and L. Kellogg

Tuesday, 14 May 2002

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Tuesday, 14 May 2002


TUE 14 MAY

8:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 14 May 2002


5
Aviation Operations Support: Part 2
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: Todd Glickman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Papers:
  8:00 AM
5.1
An automated, operational Two Hour Convective Weather Forecast for the Corridor Integrated Weather
Robert A. Boldi, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and M. M. Wolfson, W. J. Dupree, R. J. Johnson Jr., K. E. Theriault, B. E. Forman, and C. A. Wilson

Poster PDF (80.7 kB)
  8:15 AM
5.2
  9:00 AM
5.5
Forecasting Convective Weather Using Multi-scale Detectors and Weather Classification—Enhancements to the MIT Lincoln Laboratory Terminal Convective Weather Forecast
William J. Dupree, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and M. M. Wolfson, R. J. Johnson Jr., K. E. Theriault, B. E. Forman, R. A. Boldi, and C. A. Wilson

  9:15 AM
5.6
Trajectory-based performance assessment of aviation weather information
Laurence Vigeant-Langlois, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and R. J. Hansman Jr.

Poster PDF (266.2 kB)
  9:30 AM
5.7
Local Aviation Weather Hazards of Atlantic Canada
Robert E. Robichaud, MSC, Gander, NF, Canada; and J. E. Mullock and K. A. Johnson

Poster PDF (186.0 kB)
  10:00 AM
5.9
Improved Short-Term Probabilistic Forecasts of Ceiling and Visibility
Stephen M. Leyton, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and J. M. Fritsch

Poster PDF (62.3 kB)
  10:15 AM
Visibility Forecasts from RUC20
Tracy Lorraine Smith, NOAA/FSL and CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin and J. M. Brown

Poster PDF (305.0 kB)
  10:30 AM
Radiation Fog: UPS Airlines Conceptual Models and Forecast Methods
Randy Baker, UPS Airlines, Louisville, KY; and J. Cramer and J. Peters

Poster PDF (138.3 kB)
  10:45 AM
The Impact of Thunderstorms on Landing Traffic at Frankfurt Airport (Germany)—a Case Study
Thomas Hauf, Univ. of Hannover, Hannover, Germany; and M. Sasse

Poster PDF (30.5 kB)
  11:00 AM
Aircraft Encounters with Thunderstorms in Enroute vs. Terminal Airspace above Memphis, Tennessee
Dale A. Rhoda, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and E. A. Kocab and M. L. Pawlak

Poster PDF (94.0 kB)
  11:15 AM
Local Aviation Weather Hazards: How Meteorologists Learn from Pilots
John E. Mullock, MSC, Kelowna, BC, Canada; and K. A. Johnson

Poster PDF (296.1 kB)
  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

12:00 PM-2:00 PM: Tuesday, 14 May 2002


Luncheon

2:00 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 14 May 2002


Joint Session 1
Climatology and Aviation (Joint Session between the 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology and the 13th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; and the 13th Conference on Applied Climatology )
Organizer: Mark Andrews, National Weather Service

Papers:
  2:00 PM
Jet Aircraft Contrails: Surface Temperature Variations During the Aircraft Groundings of Sept. 11–13, 2001
David J. Travis, Univ. of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI; and A. M. Carleton and R. G. Lauritsen

  2:15 PM
A study of contrail spreading over the Great Lakes
David P. Duda, Hampton University, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis and R. Palikonda

Poster PDF (593.3 kB)
  2:30 PM
Contrail climatology over the USA from MODIS and AVHRR data
Rabindra Palikonda, AS&M, Inc., Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, P. K. Costulis, and D. P. Duda

  2:45 PM
Analysis of Lightning Cloud-to-Ground Flash Activity for National Aviation choke point region Studies
Thomas A. Seliga, USDOT/Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen and C. Schauland

Poster PDF (283.8 kB)
  3:00 PM
An inferred icing climatology—part I: estimation from pilot reports and surface conditions
Gregory S. Young, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. G. Brown and F. McDonough

Poster PDF (584.6 kB)
  3:30 PM
An Inferred Icing Climatology—Part III: Icing AIRMETs and IIDA
Tressa L. Fowler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Crandell and B. G. Brown

Poster PDF (661.2 kB)
  3:45 PM
Climatologies of Upper-Level Turbulence over the Continental U.S. and Oceans
Robert Sharman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Wolff, T. L. Fowler, and B. G. Brown

Poster PDF (287.2 kB)
  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
Climatology study of world airports in the context of wake vortex behaviour class
Paul Agnew, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and D. J. Hoad

Poster PDF (62.3 kB)
  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

2:00 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 14 May 2002


6
Space Vehicle Operations Support (Parallel with Joint Session J1)
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: John Manobianco, ENSCO, Inc.

Papers:
  2:00 PM
6.1
Modernization of the Space Launch Ranges Meteorological Subsystem Architecture
Timothy L. Wilfong, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems, Santa Maria, CA; and P. Conant, K. Winters, and C. Crosiar

http://

Poster PDF (102.7 kB)
  2:15 PM
6.2
Kodiak Star: An Overview of Operational Weather Support at the Kodiak Launch Complex for Alaska's First Orbital Space Launch
James E. Sardonia, U.S. Air Force/45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and J. T. Madura

Poster PDF (156.5 kB)
  2:30 PM
6.3
Lightning Protection at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Pedro J. Medelius, Dynacs, Inc., Kennedy Space Center, FL; and W. P. Roeder and J. Willingham

Poster PDF (71.3 kB)
  2:45 PM
6.4
Wind profile measurements and forecasts at the Guiana Space Center, Europe's Spaceport
Isabelle J. Donet, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, Kourou, French Guiana

  3:00 PM
6.5
Boundary Layer Influences On Forecasting Toxic Corridors At The Eastern Range In Support Of Space Launch
Billie F. Boyd, U.S. Air Force/45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and D. E. Harms, K. A. Winters, P. N. Rosati, C. R. Parks, and K. B. Overbeck

Poster PDF (324.2 kB)
  3:15 PM
6.6
Observations of the Decay of Electric Fields, Reflectivity and Microphysics in Anvils near Kennedy Space Center
J. E. Dye, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Defer, C. A. Grainger, M. Bateman, and D. Mach

  3:30 PM
6.7
Verification of world-wide Space Station emergency landing forecasts: challenges and results
Timothy D. Oram, NOAA/NWS Spaceflight Meteorology Group and Cimarron, Houston, TX

Poster PDF (68.5 kB)
  3:45 PM
6.8
  4:00 PM
6.9
Reference and Standard Atmosphere Models
Dale L. Johnson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and B. C. Roberts and W. W. Vaughan

  4:15 PM
Atmospheric Conditions of Stratospheric Mountain Waves: Soaring the Perlan Aircraft to 30 km
Edward H. Teets Jr., NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, CA; and E. J. Carter

Poster PDF (73.1 kB)
  4:30 PM
Meteorological Support and Modeling for the NASA X-43A Hypersonic Research Vehicle
Elizabeth J. Carter, Firnspiegel LLC, Kings Beach, CA; and E. H. Teets Jr.

http://weatherextreme.com

Poster PDF (514.4 kB)
 
6.12
Comparing Aviation Weather Hazards Using the BFM and MM5

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 14 May 2002


Sessions end for the day

Wednesday, 15 May 2002

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 15 May 2002


WED 15 MAY

8:00 AM-11:30 AM: Wednesday, 15 May 2002


7
Sensors and Systems
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: Timothy L. Wilfong, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems

Papers:
  8:00 AM
7.1
Update on the FAA’s Weather and Radar Processor (WARP)
Jay Johnson, FAA, Washington, DC; and S. Walden, J. Stobie, and R. Graff

http://www.faa.gov/aua/ipt_prod/weather/warp/

Poster PDF (83.1 kB)
  8:15 AM
7.2
A Web-based Display and Access Point to the FAA's Integrated Terminal Weather System (ITWS)
Steven Maloney, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and R. Hallowell, N. DeLosa, D. Eberle, L. Owirka, L. Kurzwell, and D. Reiser

Poster PDF (188.2 kB)
  8:30 AM
7.3
The Corridor Integrated Weather System (CIWS)
James E. Evans, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and K. Carusone, M. Wolfson, B. Crowe, D. Meyer, and D. Klingle-Wilson

Poster PDF (415.9 kB)
  8:45 AM
7.4
The Performance of the Model System NOWVIV during the Field Campaign WakeOP
Michael Frech, Institute fur Physik de Atmosohare & German Aerospace Center (DLR), Wessling, Germany; and A. Tafferner

Poster PDF (87.6 kB)
  9:00 AM
7.5
NOAA/ETL's polarization radar-microwave radiometer system for detecting in-flight icing conditions—progress in the design and development of GRIDS
Timothy L. Schneider, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and R. F. Reinking, W. C. Campbell, K. A. Clark, J. S. Gibson, D. A. Hazen, S. Y. Matrosov, K. P. Moran, and M. J. Post

Poster PDF (126.0 kB)
  9:15 AM
7.6
  9:30 AM
7.7
Mt. Washington Icing Sensors Project (MWISP) Results
Charles C. Ryerson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab., Hanover, NH; and G. G. Koenig, M. K. Politovich, and A. L. Reehorst

Poster PDF (122.9 kB)
  9:45 AM
7.8
Cloud/hydrometeor initialization in the 20-km RUC using GOES and radar data
Stanley G. Benjamin, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and D. Kim and J. M. Brown

Poster PDF (339.0 kB)
  10:00 AM
7.9
Evaluation of an airborne radar turbulence detection algorithm
Larry B. Cornman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Gerding, G. Meymaris, and J. Williams

Poster PDF (138.4 kB)
 
7.11
An Analysis of the Thermodynamic Operational Comparability Between the Automated Meteorological Profiling System’s Low Resolution Flight Element and the Meteorological Sounding System

  10:45 AM
Sensitivity of Ground-based Radiometric Observations to Atmospheric Temperature Inversions
Komandur E. Rangarajan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Vivekanandan

Poster PDF (67.3 kB)
  11:00 AM
Lightning detection and ranging (LDAR II): results from Global Atmospherics, Inc. Dallas-Fort Worth research network
Nicholas W. S. Demetriades, Global Atmospherics, Inc., Tucson, AZ; and M. J. Murphy and R. L. Holle

  11:15 AM
Coffee Break

11:45 AM-1:15 PM: Wednesday, 15 May 2002


Lunch Break

1:15 PM-5:15 PM: Wednesday, 15 May 2002


9
Forecast Evaluation/Verification (Parallel with Session 8)
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: Barry Clay Roberts, NASA

Papers:
  1:15 PM
9.1
Integrated Turbulence Forecasting Algorithm 2001 Meteorological Evaluation
Jeffrey A. Weinrich, Titan Systems Corporation, Atlantic City, NJ; and D. Sims

Poster PDF (91.7 kB)
  1:30 PM
9.2
Mountain Wave Activity & Turbulence—Aviation Forecasts & Avoidance
Thomas H. Fahey III, Northwest Airlines, Inc., Minneapolis, MN; and M. Pfleiderer and R. Sharman

  1:45 PM
9.3
Verification Results of a Turbulence Index Applied to Low-Levels of the Atmosphere
Gordon R. Brooks, Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt AFB, NE; and I. Gotchel, C. M. Stock, J. E. Passner, and D. I. Knapp

Poster PDF (309.1 kB)
 
9.4
Developing and Verifying Clear-Air Turbulence (CAT) Forecasting Indices in Korea

  2:15 PM
9.5
Verification of the In-flight Icing Diagnostic Algorithm (IIDA)
Barbara G. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. L. Mahoney and T. L. Fowler

Poster PDF (88.0 kB)
  2:30 PM
9.6
Analysis of problematic IIDA icing diagnoses in the Pacific Northwest
Michael Chapman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. C. Bernstein

Poster PDF (319.5 kB)
  2:45 PM
9.7
Evaluation of low-level aircraft icing forcasts from Mt. Washington summit observations
Rebecca J. Stanley, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and J. P. Koermer and C. C. Ryerson

Poster PDF (124.7 kB)
  3:00 PM
9.8
The real-time verification system (RTVS) and its application to aviation weather forecasting
Jennifer Luppens Mahoney, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Henderson, B. G. Brown, J. E. Hart, A. Loughe, C. Fischer, and B. Sigren

Poster PDF (88.6 kB)
  3:15 PM
9.9
Verification of RUC Surface Forecasts at Major U.S. Airport Hubs
Barry E. Schwartz, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin

Poster PDF (219.8 kB)
 
9.10
Status of RUC convection forecasts in the 3-6h range

  3:45 PM
A Comparison of Boundary Layer Wind Estimation Techniques
Rich DeLaura, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and R. E. Cole, N. A. Crook, and J. Sun

Poster PDF (110.7 kB)
  4:00 PM
The value in probabilities for aerodrome forecasts
Ross Keith, Bureau of Meteorology and James Cook Univ., Townsville, Australia; and I. Mason

http://www.bom.gov.au/weather/qld/inside/AMS_draft_paper.doc

Poster PDF (78.1 kB)
  4:15 PM
TAF Verification
Glen R. Harris, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

  4:30 PM
TAF quality improvement (TQI) efforts in Canada
Alister Ling, MSC, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Poster PDF (46.1 kB)
  4:45 PM
Uses of Real-Time Verification to Improve Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts
David R. Manning, NOAA/NWSFO, Tulsa, OK; and S. A. Amburn and J. M. Frederick

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
  5:00 PM
  5:15 PM
Coffee Break

1:15 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 15 May 2002


8
Sensors and Systems: Part 2 (Parallel with Session 9)
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: L. Jack Ehernberger, NASA

Papers:
  1:15 PM
8.1
Juneau Airport Wind System (JAWS), A progress report
Cynthia Schauland, FAA, Washington, DC; and D. Strawbridge, D. Piccione, D. Bryan, C. Turner, and D. Hedenberg

  1:30 PM
8.2
An assessment of ice-free wind sensors for the Juneau Airport Wind System
Thomas Carty, FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City International Airport, NJ; and M. McKinney and F. Law

Poster PDF (399.0 kB)
  1:45 PM
8.3
  2:00 PM
8.4
Flight Conditions Encountered by the 2-micron ACLAIM Lidar during CAMEX IV
L. J. Ehernberger, NASA, Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, CA; and R. K. Bogue, E. H. Teets, G. W. Grew, P. Brockman, I. O. Clark, P. Gatt, S. C. Tucker, C. Ashburn, and C. Rowland

  2:30 PM
8.6
The Hotplate Snowgauge
Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hallett, R. Purcell, J. Cole, and M. Tryhane

Poster PDF (204.1 kB)
  2:45 PM
8.7
Progress towards Drizzle Detection on ASOS
Charles G. Wade, NCAR, Boulder, CO

Poster PDF (138.1 kB)
  3:00 PM
8.8
Automatic detection of volcanic ash using Meteosat
Tania R. Scott, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and K. A. McDonald and R. W. Lunnon

Poster PDF (161.7 kB)
  3:15 PM
8.9
  3:45 PM
Demonstration of the Marine Stratus Forecast (MSF) Product
Cynthia B. Fidalgo, FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City, NJ; and D. L. Sims, S. L. McGettigan, and J. Weinrich

Poster PDF (56.2 kB)
  4:00 PM
Computer Based Training for Issuing Lightning Advisories at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station / Kennedy Space Center
William P. Roeder, U.S. Air Force/45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and S. C. Jacobs, J. E. Sardonia, J. W. Weems, C. S. Pinder, and M. S. Christie

Poster PDF (509.4 kB)
  4:15 PM
Detection of deep convection around the globe
Frederick R. Mosher, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO

http://aviationweather.noaa.gov

Poster PDF (351.5 kB)
  4:30 PM
Update on the NCAR Thunderstorm Nowcast system
Cynthia Mueller, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Saxen, R. Roberts, and J. Wilson

Poster PDF (391.3 kB)
  4:45 PM
Rapid update of the National Severe Storms Laboratory severe weather detection algorithms
Christopher W. Porter, NOAA/NSSL and CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith

Poster PDF (14.6 kB)
  5:00 PM
Coffee Break

5:45 PM-5:45 PM: Wednesday, 15 May 2002


Sessions end for the day

Thursday, 16 May 2002

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Thursday, 16 May 2002


THUR 16 MAY

8:00 AM-11:45 AM: Thursday, 16 May 2002


10
Turbulence and Wind Sheer
Sponsor: 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Organizer: Michael S. Gremillion, U.S. Air Force

Papers:
  8:00 AM
Automated Wind Shear Alerts for Aviation—Strengths & Weaknesses
Thomas H. Fahey III, Northwest Airlines, Inc., Minneapolis, MN; and M. A. Isaminger and A. VanGerpen

  8:15 AM
  8:30 AM
A Real-Time Turbulence Model (RTTM) designed for the operational prediction of aviation turbulence environments
M. L. Kaplan, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, North Carolina; and J. J. Charney, K. T. Waight III, Y. L. Lin, K. M. Lutz, A. W. Huffman, and J. D. Cetola

Poster PDF (176.6 kB)
  8:45 AM
Predicting Clear-Air Turbulence from Diagnosis of Unbalanced Flow
Steven E. Koch, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and F. Caracena

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
  9:00 AM
A modeling investigation of near-cloud turbulence.
Todd P. Lane, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Sharman and T. L. Clark

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  9:15 AM
A case study of a high altitude turbulence outbreak
Paul C. Fike, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO; and S. R. Silberberg

  9:30 AM
  9:45 AM
Convectively induced turbulence encountered during NASA's fall-2000 flight experiments
David W. Hamilton, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and F. H. Proctor

Poster PDF (734.1 kB)
  10:00 AM
Low Altitude Buoyancy Wave Turbulence—a Potential Aviation Safety Threat
Paul E. Bieringer, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA

Poster PDF (207.0 kB)
  10:15 AM
An Improved Gust Front Detection Capability for the ASR-9 WSP
Seth Troxel, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and B. Frankel, B. Echels, and C. Rolfe

Poster PDF (108.7 kB)
  10:30 AM
Case studies of turbulence and vertical motion experienced by research aircraft during MAP-SOP South Foehn cases
Petra Malcher, Univ. of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria; and H. Puempel and I. Vergeiner

Poster PDF (676.8 kB)
  10:45 AM
Application and Verification of Clear-Air Turbulence (CAT) Forecast Indices in Korea
Young-Gon Lee, MRI, Seoul, Korea; and B. C. Choi, R. Sharman, and G. Wiener

http://

Poster PDF (337.2 kB)
  11:00 AM
Operational Experience with TDWR/LLWAS-NE Integration at the Dallas, TX International Airport (DFW)
David W. Miller, MIT Lincoln Lab., Dallas, TX; and B. E. Crowe and J. D. Shaw

Poster PDF (293.5 kB)
  11:15 AM
Coffee Break

11:45 AM-11:45 AM: Thursday, 16 May 2002


Conference Ends