Session 12B NEXRAD—Scientific & Technical Evolution (Parallel with Session 12A)

Tuesday, 24 July 2001: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Host: 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology
Dusan S. Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK and Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, CO

9:00 AM
NEXRAD Open Systems—Progress and Plans
Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. J. Istok and L. D. Johnson

9:15 AM
Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) Enhancements
Robert C. Elvander, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. M. Holt, B. Bumgarner, and R. Ice

9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Range ambiguity mitigation for NEXRAD using SZ phase coding
Charles L. Frush, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. J. Doviak
10:15 AM
Environmental and signal processing conditions that negatively impact the performance of the WSR-88D Tornado Detection Algorithm
W. David Zittel, NOAA/NWS/OSF, Norman, OK; and R. R. Lee, E. D. Mitchell, and D. Sirmans
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
NEXRAD Data Quality: The AP Clutter Mitigation Scheme
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Ellis and J. VanAndel

11:15 AM
Improved Detection Using Negative Elevation Angles for Mountaintop Radar KMSX Near Missoula, Montana
Rodger A. Brown, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and V. T. Wood and T. W. Barker

11:30 AM
Improvements to the WSR-88D Snow Accumulation Algorithm
Steven M. Hunter, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and E. W. Holroyd III and C. L. Hartzell
11:45 AM
Three-dimensional Gridding and Mosaic of Reflectivities from Multiple WSR-88D Radars
Jian Zhang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, K. Howard, and B. Maddox
12:00 PM
The Joint Polarization Experiment—An Operational Test of Weather Radar Polarimetry
Terry J. Schuur, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. S. Zrnic and R. E. Saffle

12:15 PM
The National Weather Radar Testbed (Phased-Array)
Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Kimpel, D. S. Zrnic, S. Sandgathe, F. Pfeil, J. F. Heimmer, T. McNellis, J. E. Crain, A. M. Shapiro, J. D. Belville, and W. Benner
12:30 PM
Coffee Break

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