Session 5 Nowcasting I

Tuesday, 7 August 2007: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Hall A (Cairns Convention Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology
Deon E. Terblanche, South African Weather Service, South African Weather Service, Pretoria

10:30 AM
Keynote: The University of Alabama Huntsville THOR Center instrumentation: Research and operational collaboration
Walter A. Petersen, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL AL; and K. R. Knupp, D. J. Cecil, and J. R. Mecikalski
11:00 AM
A Brief Introduction of B08FDP for Beijing 2008 Olympics
Debin Su, Beijing Meteorological Bureau, Beijing, China; and J. Wang, Y. Wang, and F. Liang
11:30 AM
Status of nowcasting thunderstorm initiation: where do we go from here?
Rita Roberts, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. J. Nelson, J. Pinto, T. Saxen, and C. L. Phillips
11:45 AM
Comparison of storm evolution characteristics: The NWRT PAR and WSR-88D
Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. L. Priegnitz, K. L. Manross, and R. Adams
12:00 PM
Assessment of the Statistical Characteristics of Thunderstorms Simulated with the WRF Model Using Convection-Permitting Resolution
James Pinto, NCAR / RAL, Boulder, CO; and C. Phillips, M. Steiner, R. Rasmussen, N. Oien, M. Dixon, W. Wang, and M. Weisman
12:15 PM
RTFV: A real time forecast verification system
Elizabeth Ebert, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and B. Brown
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