Poster Session 2B Poster Session Remote Sensing of Tropical Cyclones

Thursday, 1 May 2008: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Palms ABCD (Wyndham Orlando Resort)
Host: 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

An examination of COSMIC in the tropical cyclone environment
Christopher M. Hill, Mississippi State Univ., Stennis Space Center, MS; and P. J. Fitzpatrick, H. Karan, and Y. Lau

Impact of GPS Radio occultation observations on ensemble analyses and forecasts of tropical Storms
Hui Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Anderson, B. Kuo, Y. Chen, and C. Snyder

Improvement of WSR-88D VAD Winds: Cyclonic Wind Fields
Vincent T. Wood, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Handout (3.0 MB)

Rainfall characteristics of tropical cyclones and their contributions to the total rain analyzed with TRMM satellite data
Yukari N. Takayabu, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan; and C. Yokoyama

O2-band differential absorption radar for sea level pressure barometry: Improvements in hurricane predictions
Bing Lin, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and Q. Min, Y. Hu, S. Harrah, R. Lawrence, and D. Fralick

The new CIMSS tropical cyclone web site: A portal to advances in satellite analysis
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Using airborne Doppler radar to examine eyewall momentum and vorticity budgets
Jessica L. Fieux, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and P. D. Reasor

Improved microwave radiometric imaging of surface wind speed dynamics in the hurricane eye-wall
Ruba Amarin, Univ. Central Florida, Orlando, FL; and C. S. Ruf, L. Jones, and S. S. Chen

Handout (105.5 kB)

Tropical cyclone intensity forecasting using a satellite-based total precipitable water product
Mark DeMaria, NOAA/NESDIS, Ft. Collins, CO; and J. Hawkins, J. P. Dunion, and D. K. Smith

Handout (226.3 kB)

Three-dimensional structure of Hurricane Rita boundary layer from the IWRAP radar
Sylvie Lorsolo, CIMAS/University of Miami, Miami, FL; and P. P. Dodge, P. Black, R. F. Contreras, J. Carswell, S. J. Frasier, P. Chang, and D. Fernandez

Handout (2.6 MB)

Uncertainty in Scatterometer-Derived Vorticity
Kelly McBeth, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa, P. D. Reasor, and P. Cunningham

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