Session 6 Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)

Saturday, 21 July 2001: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
Host: 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology
Robert Meneghini, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD and Eyal Amitai, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD

8:30 AM
Global 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 AM
Precipitation 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 AM
Retrieval of Latent Heating Profiles from TRMM Radar Data
Shinsuke Satoh, Communications Research Laboratory, Koganei, Japan; and A. Noda
9:45 AM
Uncertainties in the rain profiling algorithm for the TRMM Precipitation Radar
Toshio Iguchi, Communications Research Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Kozu and R. Meneghini
10:00 AM
On the role of drop size distribution in TRMM rain profiling algorithm
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
10:15 AM
Evaluation 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

10:30 AM
Estimation of Spaceborne Radar Signals from Polarimetric Ground Radar Observations
Steve Bolen, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX; and V. Chandrasekar and A. Benjamin

10:45 AM
Combined Space and Ground Radar Observations: An Impact of TRMM PR MDZ
Roberto V. Calheiros, University of the State of S. Paulo, Bauru, Brazil; and M. A. Lima
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Comparisons 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

11:30 AM
Methodologies 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

11:45 AM
Dual wavelength rain estimates from space
Anthony J. Illingworth, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and A. Illingworth

12:00 PM
Coffee Break

12:01 PM
Exhibit Hours 10:30–11:30 A.M.

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