Poster Session 12 Technology and advanced applications

Thursday, 29 September 2011: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Grand Ballroom (William Penn Hotel)
Host: 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology

Innovative C-band and X-band FM-CW radars to study boundary layer precipitation
Christopher R. Williams, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Testing and Analysis of storm cell tracking algorithms using established case-study tracks
Benjamin Root, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. B. Yeary and T. Y. Yu

Fine structures of refractivity in the boundary layer reveled with a polarimetric WSR-88D
Valery Melnikov, University of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK; and R. J. Doviak, D. S. Zrnic, and D. J. Stensrud
Manuscript (372.9 kB)

Handout (717.8 kB)

Weather Radar Calibration and Testing using the Moon as Reference Target
Frank Gekat, Selex Systems Integration GmbH, Neuss, Germany; and P. Goelz and R. Hannesen
Manuscript (309.6 kB)

Spectrum-time estimation and processing (STEP) algorithm for improving weather radar data quality
Qing Cao, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and G. Zhang, R. D. Palmer, R. M. May, R. Stafford, and M. Knight
Manuscript (2.1 MB)

Recent progress on the automatic quality control of ELDORA data
Cory A. Wolff, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. M. Bell, W. C. Lee, and H. Cai
Manuscript (612.4 kB)

Handout (1.1 MB)

An improved bistatic Doppler measurement system with reduced contamination by sidelobe echoes
Seiji Kawamura, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Sugitani, H. Iwai, K. Nakagawa, and H. Hanado

Solid-state weather radar which reached the practical use stage
Masakazu Wada, Toshiba Corp., Tokyo, Japan; and H. Ueda
Manuscript (7.4 MB)

Mitigation of wind-turbine clutter using range-Doppler spectral analysis
Feng Nai, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres and R. D. Palmer

Principles of Cloud System Observations with X-band Radar Network: Waveforms and Operations
Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL, Richland, WA; and P. Kollias, K. B. Widener, S. E. Giangrande, and S. Collis

Resolution Enhancement System for Networked Radar System
Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL, Richland, WA; and V. Chandrasekar
Manuscript (515.7 kB)

Design and deployment of quickly scanning dual-frequency, dual-polarization, dual-Doppler mobile radar network
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and K. Friedrich and K. A. Kosiba

Clutter mitigation in a phased array radar system using the MMSE formulation
Tomoo Ushio, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan; and E. Yoshikawa, S. Yoshida, T. Morimoto, Z. I. Kawasaki, F. Mizutani, M. Wada, S. Satoh, and T. Iguchi
Manuscript (424.6 kB)

Handout (288.2 kB)

A Novel Real-Scene Echoes Signals Physical Simulator of Doppler Weather Radar
He Jianxin, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China; and W. Chao, L. Xuehua, W. Haijiang, and S. Zhao
Manuscript (50.9 kB)

Handout (50.9 kB)

Direct digital synthesizer designs for dual-polarization transceiver modules
Daniel Thompson, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. Kelley, J. Meier, and M. Yeary

Spatial Resolution of Meteorological Radar Network Consisting of High Range and Temporal Resolution Radars
Eiichi Yoshikawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Mega, S. Yoshida, T. Morimoto, T. Ushio, and Z. I. Kawasaki
Manuscript (978.0 kB)

Availability of three-dimensionally contiguous volume-scan data measured by phased array weather radar
Shinsuke Satoh, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Ushio, E. Yoshikawa, Z. I. Kawasaki, F. Mizutani, M. Wada, and T. Iguchi

Simulation of Spaced-Antenna retrivals for an X-band active phased-array weather radar
Vijay Venkatesh, University of Masssachusetts, Amherst, MA; and K. Orzel and S. Frasier
Manuscript (354.2 kB)

Handout (375.9 kB)

The HydroMet Decision Support System: transfer of radar technologies to developing countries
J. William Conway, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; and B. Clarke, C. Porter, Y. Li, L. Venkatramani, and B. Shaw

Handout (3.3 MB)

Validation of Cloud Seeding using the Airborne Radar
Ki-Ho Chang, National Institute Meteorological Research / KMA, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South)

Study of Airborne Doppler Radar Navigation Correction using a Variational Technique
Huaqing Cai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. C. Lee, C. Wolff, and M. M. Bell

Theoretical analysis and engineering solution of parasitical spectrum in the CINRAD transmitter
Zhe Li, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and Y. Gao
Manuscript (112.3 kB)

Handout (184.9 kB)

Adaptation of hybrid spectrum width estimator to staggered PRT for WSR-88D
Gregory Meymaris, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hubbert

Handout (1.1 MB)

Adaptive junction temperature cooling to enable the next-generation of single-assembly solid-state high-power RF amplifiers
K. Namjou, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. McCann, M. Yeary, and R. Kelley

A Scalable Radar Wind Profiler for Boundary Layer, Troposphere, and Lower Stratosphere Operations
Scott A. McLaughlin, DeTect, Inc., Longmont, CO; and B. Weber, F. Pratte, D. Merritt, G. Zimmerman, and M. Wise

Enhancing the foundational data from the WSR-88D: Part I, A history of success
Darcy S. Saxion, Air Force Weather Agency, Norman, OK; and R. L. Ice
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (1.2 MB)

Enhancing the foundational data from the WSR-88D: Part II, The future
Richard L. Ice, Air Force Weather Agency, Norman, OK; and D. S. Saxion
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (1.3 MB)

Development of Portable Eye-Safe Depolarization Coherent Doppler Lidar and Observations of Asian Dust
Hiroshi Sakamaki, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan; and S. Kameyama, K. Asaka, T. Hara, T. Wakayama, and H. Tanaka

Evaluation of the Meteo-France operational precipitation radar network capacity for the refractivity measurement
Lucas Besson, Meteo France, Guyancourt, France; and J. Parent du Chatelet
Manuscript (574.2 kB)

A High resolution mesocyclone detection algorithm with IQ data
Osamu Suzuki, Japan Meteorologcal Agency, Japan; and H. Yamauch, H. Inoue, and M. Nakazato

Rainfall Observation of the Ku-band Broadband Radar Network in Osaka, Japan
Eiichi Yoshikawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Mega, S. Yoshida, T. Morimoto, T. Ushio, and Z. I. Kawasaki
Manuscript (738.4 kB)

HIWRAP Radar Development for High-Altitude Operation on the NASA Global Hawk and ER-2
Lihua Li, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. M. Heymsfield, J. Carswell, D. Schaubert, J. Creticos, M. Mclinden, M. Vega, and M. Perrine

NCAR HIAPER Cloud Radar Design and Development
Pei-Sang Tsai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Loew, J. Vivekanandan, J. M. Emmett, C. D. Burghart, S. Rauenbuehler, and G. Farquharson
Manuscript (601.2 kB)

Handout (601.2 kB)

FRONT: The Front Range Observational Network Testbed
J. C. Hubbert, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. C. Kennedy, V. Chandrasekar, S. Rutledge, W. C. Lee, V. Bringi, J. W. Wilson, D. A. Brunkow, M. Dixon, T. Weckwerth, J. George, E. Loew, J. VanAndel, A. Phinney, B. Bowie, R. A. Rilling, and S. Ellis
Manuscript (3.0 MB)

The WiBEX solid state X-band radar system
Jim George, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar

Handout (1.5 MB)

Recent advances in Radar Meteorology in India
Viswanathan Gouravaram, Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital, Uttaranchal, India; and S. Raghavan and R. Sagar

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