Session 4 Assimilation of Radar Data in Atmospheric Models—COST 717 & Others

Friday, 20 July 2001: 9:00 AM-12:30 PM
Host: 30th International Conference on Radar Meteorology
Andrea Rossa, MeteoSwiss, Zurich and Alan Shapiro, University of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology, Norman, OK

9:00 AM
9:15 AM
Use of radar information for assimilation into atmospheric models: a review—part II: assimilation of radar data
Andrea M. Rossa, MeteoSwiss, Zurich, Switzerland; and V. Ducrocq, G. Gregoric, G. Haase, M. Lindskog, B. Macpherson, and M. Nuret

9:30 AM
Simulation of Weather Radar Products for Verification of Model Precipitation
Dirk Meetschen, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and G. Haase, S. Crewell, A. van Lammeren, and C. Simmer

9:45 AM
Initialization of mesoscale models using radar data
Günther Haase, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and C. Simmer

10:00 AM
Diagnostics of deep convection using radar data and mesoscale numerical model
Gregor Gregoric, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
10:15 AM
Diagnosing Z-R relations using NWP
Daniel B. Michelson, SMHI, Norrköping, Sweden
10:30 AM
Data Assimilation and Problems in the Quality Control of Doppler Winds
Juhani Rinne, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and C. Fortelius
10:45 AM
Assimilation of radar wind data in the HIRLAM 3D-Var
Magnus Lindskog, SMHI, Norrköping, Sweden; and D. Michelson and H. Järvinen

11:00 AM
Short Term Forecasting of Snowbands Using Radar Data and 4DVAR Assimilation
Mei Xu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and N. A. Crook, J. Sun, and R. Rasmussen

11:15 AM
Assimilation and Forecasting of a Supercell Storm: Simulated and Observed Data Experiments
Juanzhen Sun, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and N. A. Crook and J. Miller

11:30 AM
Thermodynamic Retrieval experiments with a 2-D model
David C. Dowell, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. J. Wicker and A. Shapiro
11:45 AM
Single-Doppler velocity retrievals with rapid-scan radar data
Alan Shapiro, CAPS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. Robinson and J. Wurman

12:00 PM
Coffee Break

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

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