Session 2 Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Hydrological Applications

Monday, 6 August 2007: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Hall A (Cairns Convention Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology
Daniel Sempere-Torres, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia, Barcelona

10:30 AM
Keynote: QPE in NWS hydrologic applications: present and future
Geoffrey M. Bonnin, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Kitzmiller, D. Seo, M. Smith, and P. Restrepo
11:00 AM
Performance of quantitative precipitation estimation using radar, raingauge and satellite in a hydrological application for the Iguassu Basin, Brazil
Cesar Beneti, SIMEPAR / Parana Meteorological System, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil; and L. Calvetti, I. Pscheidt, I. Moreira, and A. J. Pereira

11:15 AM
Introducing radar based quantitative precipitation estimates (QPE) in Australia—potential applications and partnerships
Soori Sooriyakumaran, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and C. Leahy, A. Seed, P. Baddiley, A. Baker, G. McKay, C. Wright, and J. Elliott
11:30 AM
Blending radar and raingauge data in real time: effects of the raingauge network density on the quality of estimates
Carlos A. Velasco-Forero, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / GRAHI, Barcelona, Spain; and D. Sempere-Torres, R. Sánchez-Diezma, E. Cassiraga, and J. J. Gómez-Hernández

11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Local vertical profile corrections using data from multiple scan elevations
Huw W. Lewis, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and D. L. Harrison and M. Kitchen
12:15 PM
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