32nd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/31st Conference on Radar Meteorology/Fifth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes

Session 6: TRMM/GPM

Friday, 8 August 2003: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chair:  Tom Keenan, BMRC
  8:00 AM
Spaceborne precipitation radars in TRMM and GPM
Toshio Iguchi, Communications Research Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan

  8:45 AM
  9:00 AM
Comparison of TRMM Satellite-Based Rainfall with Surface Radar and Gauge Information
T. Keenan, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and E. Ebert, V. Chandrasekar, V. Bringi, and M. Whimpey

Poster PDF (552.2 kB)
  9:15 AM
Shallow rain from the TRMM PR: A five-year climatology
David A. Short, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and W. C. Lambert

  9:30 AM
An Ensemble Study of Wet Season Convection in the South West Amazon: Kinematics and Implications for Diabatic Heating
Robert Cifelli, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and L. Carey, W. A. Petersen, and S. A. Rutledge

  9:45 AM
Field-campaign radar data collected in the context of the TRMM climatology: Comparisons of observed storm morphology and validation opportunities
Stephen W. Nesbitt, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and R. Cifelli, S. A. Rutledge, and E. J. Zipser