Session 5A DA & Observing Systems I

Tuesday, 17 April 2018: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Masters E (Sawgrass Marriott)
Host: 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Jason A. Sippel, AOML, Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL

8:15 AM
The Quality of Observations from the Updated NCAR Dropsonde System in Severe Storms
Holger Vömel, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Hock, M. Goodstein, K. Young, and I. Suhr
8:45 AM
Gradient Non-Balance: A New Approach for the Outflow at the Top of Tropical Cyclones in Models and Observations
Yair Cohen, California Institue of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and S. L. Durden, N. Harnik, E. Heifetz, D. S. Nolan, D. Tao, and F. Zhang
9:00 AM
The Performance and Data Utility of an Airborne Doppler Wind Lidar in Tropical Cyclone Environments
G. D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and C. O'Handley, L. Bucci, and R. Atlas
9:15 AM
An Observing System Experiment (OSE) Study of the Hurricane Imaging Radiometer (HIRAD) instrument
Kathryn Sellwood, Univ. of Miami CIMAS and NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and A. Aksoy, J. P. Dunion, and D. J. Cecil
9:30 AM
Evaluation of a Basin-Scale Nature Run for Hurricane OSSEs
Javier Delgado, Univ. of Miami/Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies and NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and L. Bucci, K. Ryan, and R. Atlas
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