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

Session 2: Aviation Weather Case Studies/Accident Reviews

Monday, 13 May 2002: 1:15 PM-2:45 PM
Organizer:  Wayne R. Sand, Aviation Weather Consultants, LLC
  1:15 PM
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
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
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)
Low altitude windshear at major Australian Airports and the Risks to Aviation

  2:15 PM
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
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
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


Poster PDF (486.6 kB)