Session 7 Innovative Use of Observations and Other Weather Information, Including for Climatographies and in Machine Learning and Statistical Techniques—Part II

Tuesday, 8 January 2019: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
North 224B (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: 19th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Jussi S. Ylhäisi, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Research applications, Helsinki

This session will focus on efforts to harness unconventional observations, or conventional observations in innovative ways, for the purpose of advancing aviation, range, and aerospace meteorology.

3:00 PM
Global Synthetic Weather Radar Capability in Support of the U.S. Air Force
Haig Iskenderian, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and M. S. Veillette, C. J. Mattioli, P. M. Lamey, E. P. Hassey, A. Banerjee, M. Worris, K. Cancio, S. Rajagopalan, H. Usmani, J. P. Dreher, N. Hock, and J. Radovan
3:15 PM
Changes in Northern Hemisphere Contrail Properties between 2006 and 2012 Determined from MODIS Imagery
David P. Duda, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and S. T. Bedka, D. Spangenberg, K. Khlopenkov, T. L. Chee, P. Minnis, and W. L. Smith Jr.
3:30 PM
A Filter for Using Mesonet Visibility Observations in Operations and Verification
Kenneth R. Fenton Jr., NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRA, Boulder, CO; and M. S. Wandishin and M. A. Petty
3:45 PM
The Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Commercial Aircraft Weather Observations Available for Assimilation into Numerical Weather Prediction Models
Eric P. James, CIRES, Univ. of Colorado Boulder, and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and B. D. Jamison and S. Benjamin
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