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

Session 1A: Microphysics I

Wednesday, 6 August 2003: 10:45 AM-12:30 PM
Chair:  Jacques Testud, CNRS
  10:45 AM
Vertically profiles of rain drop size distributions estimated with S-band and W-band profilers
Christopher R. Williams, CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. Kollias

Poster PDF (230.2 kB)
  11:15 AM
TRMM precipitation radar algorithm retrieval and parameter N0* characteristic of the particle size distribution
Jacques Testud, CNRS, Vélizy, France; and F. Ferreira, E. Le Bouar, and J. Delanoë

  11:30 AM
Improved radar rainfall estimates: What index to use in the gamma function for the drop spectrum?
Anthony J. Illingworth, University of Reading, UK, Reading, United Kingdom; and D. Bouniol

Poster PDF (147.5 kB)
  11:45 AM
Influence of Embedded Convection on Microphysics of Snowfall
Björn Baschek, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland; and R. Schefold and E. Barthazy


Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
  12:00 PM
  12:15 PM
Sequential intensity filtering technique (SIFT): filtering out noise to highlight the physical variability of drop size distribution
GyuWon Lee, J.S. Marshall Radar Observatory, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and I. Zawadzki

Poster PDF (872.0 kB)