Session 18A Assimilation of radar data—I

Friday, 30 September 2011: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Monongahela Room (William Penn Hotel)
Host: 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Pierre Tabary, Météo France, Direction des Systems d'Observation/Centre de Meteorologie Radar, Toulouse

9:00 AM
Radar Data Assimilation with the WRF-LETKF System and Its Preliminary Results of OSSEs on Typhoon Morakot (2009)
Chih-Chien Tsai, National Central University, Jhongli City, Taoyuan County, Taiwan; and S. C. Yang and Y. C. Liou
9:15 AM
Targeted observations for radar data assimilation
Weiguang Chang, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and I. Zawadzki
Manuscript (380.2 kB)

9:30 AM
Analysis of the forecast improvement from radar-data assimilation within the RUC, Rapid Refresh and HRRR
Stephen S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and C. R. Alexander, M. Hu, T. G. Smirnova, S. G. Benjamin, G. S. Manikin, P. Hofmann, E. P. James, J. M. Brown, and D. C. Dowell
9:45 AM
Development and testing of improved radar-data assimilation techniques for the Rapid Refresh and HRRR
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, S. S. Weygandt, T. G. Smirnova, S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, E. P. James, and P. Hofmann
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