Session 16B New Techniques and Technologies

Thursday, 30 October 2008: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
South Ballroom (Hilton DeSoto)
Host: 24th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Alan Shapiro, University of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology, Norman, OK

1:30 PM
Evaluation of a new multiple-Doppler tornado detection and characterization technique using real radar observations
Corey K. Potvin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. Shapiro, T. Y. Yu, J. Gao, and M. Xue
1:45 PM
Attenuation correction techniques and hydrometeor classification of high-resolution, X-band, dual-polarized mobile radar data of severe convective storms
Jeffrey C. Snyder, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. B. Bluestein, G. Zhang, S. J. Frasier, and K. Hardwick

2:00 PM
Improved thunderstorm detection, tracking and assessment products for Environment Canada radars
Dave Patrick, Meteorological Service of Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; and P. J. McCarthy
2:15 PM
Objective global mapping of hailstorms by satellite
Daniel J. Cecil, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

2:30 PM
Improving above-surface water vapor analyses using satellite and RUC data
Daniel T. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS, Fort Collins, CO
2:45 PM
Emerging technologies in the field in support of operations and research
Scott F. Blair, NOAA/NWS, Pleasant Hill, MO; and A. E. Pietrycha, T. J. Allison, D. R. Deroche, and R. V. Fritchie
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