Session 4B Space Borne Radar II (Parallel with Session 4A)

Tuesday, 7 August 2007: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Meeting Room 2 (Cairns Convention Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology
Graeme L. Stephens, JPL, Fort Collins, CO

8:30 AM
Satellite measurements of precipitation and critical size of cloud droplet
Takahisa Kobayashi, MRI, Tukuba, Ibaaki, Japan; and K. Masuda Sr.

8:45 AM
Stratiform rain versus anvil cloud
Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

9:00 AM
Validation of TRMM PR rain estimates using a radiative transfer model
Shoichi Shige, Osaka Prefecture Univ., Sakai, Japan; and T. Watanabe, H. Sasaki, and K. Okamoto

9:15 AM
A Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) validation network prototype
K. Robert Morris, SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. R. Schwaller, D. B. Wolff, and J. L. Pippitt
9:30 AM
Workshop report on Nexrad-In-Space—a geostationary satellite Doppler weather radar for hurricane studies
Eastwood Im, JPL / California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and E. A. Smith, V. Chandrasekar, S. S. Chen, G. Holland, F. D. Marks Jr., S. Tanelli, and G. J. Tripoli
9:45 AM
Cloud Resolving Hurricane prediction using sssimilated Doppler radar based in space
Gregory J. Tripoli, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. E. Lewis, E. Smith, E. Im, and F. D. Marks Jr.

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