30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology

Session 6

 Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
 Organizers: Robert Meneghini, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; Eyal Amitai, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD
8:30 AM6.1Global distribution of extremely intense storms between 36 S and 36 N using evidence from the TRMM radar  
David P. Yorty, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. J. Zipser and S. W. Nesbitt
9:00 AM6.2Precipitation Processes Derived from TRMM Satellite Data, Cloud Resolving Model and Field Campaigns  
W. -K. Tao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Lang, J. Simpson, R. Meneghini, J. Halverson, R. Johnson, and R. Adler
9:15 AM6.3Retrieval of Latent Heating Profiles from TRMM Radar Data  extended abstract
Shinsuke Satoh, Communications Research Laboratory, Koganei, Japan; and A. Noda
6.4Structure of Deep Convection During TRMM TEFLUN and LBA Campaigns Observed With Airborne and Ground-Based Polarization Radar  
Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Tian, L. Belcher, and S. Bidwell
9:30 AM6.5Uncertainties in the rain profiling algorithm for the TRMM Precipitation Radar  extended abstract
Toshio Iguchi, Communications Research Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Kozu and R. Meneghini
9:45 AM6.6On the role of drop size distribution in TRMM rain profiling algorithm  extended abstract
Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Meneghini, J. Kwiatkowski, E. Amitai, T. Kozu, T. Iguchi, C. Williams, M. Kulie, and C. Wilson
10:00 AM6.7Evaluation of TRMM PR retrieved rain products using data from the ground-based polarimetric weather radar of Darwin  
Franck Ferreira, CETP, Velizy, France; and P. Amayenc, E. Le Bouar, and J. Testud
10:15 AMCoffee Break  
10:16 AMExhibit Hours 10:3011:30 A.M.  
10:45 AM6.8Estimation of Spaceborne Radar Signals from Polarimetric Ground Radar Observations  
Steve Bolen, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX; and V. Chandrasekar and A. Benjamin
11:00 AM6.9Combined Space and Ground Radar Observations: An Impact of TRMM PR MDZ  extended abstract
Roberto V. Calheiros, University of the State of S. Paulo, Bauru, Brazil; and M. A. Lima
11:15 AM6.10Comparison of Space-borne and Ground-based Radar Measurements from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission  
Paul A. Kucera, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and W. F. Krajewski
11:30 AM6.11Comparisons of Measurements from the TRMM PR and the WSR-88D Ground-based Radar  
Liang Liao, Caelum Research Corp., Greenbelt, MD; and R. Meneghini and T. Iguchi
11:45 AM6.12Methodologies for Evaluating the Accuracy of TRMM Ground Validation Rainfall Products  
E. Amitai, NASA/GSFC and JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and D. B. Wolff, M. Robinson, D. S. Silberstein, D. A. Marks, M. S. Kulie, and B. Fisher
12:00 PM6.13Dual wavelength rain estimates from space  
Chun-Lei Liu, Univ. of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and A. Illingworth

Saturday, 21 July 2001: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM

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