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Sunday, 15 September 2013

12:30 PM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 15 September 2013


Registration Open
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

1:30 PM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 15 September 2013


AMS Short Course on Phased Array Weather Radar Polarimetry (separate registration)

Monday, 16 September 2013

7:00 AM-5:00 PM: Monday, 16 September 2013


Registration Open
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

8:15 AM-8:30 AM: Monday, 16 September 2013


Welcome and Opening Remarks
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4&5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Cochairs: J. Vivekanandan, NCAR; Christopher R. Williams, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 16 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 1
Keynote Speakers I
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4&5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Walter A. Petersen, NASA GSFC/Wallops Flight Facility; Robert D. Palmer, Univ. of Oklahoma; Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
  8:30 AM
1.1
A History of Radars in Field Campaigns: From Angel Echoes to Hail!
Tammy M. Weckwerth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Atlas, M. Bell, R. Carbone, R. Houze, Jr., D. Jorgensen, L. J. Miller, R. Rauber, S. Rutledge, C. Shumacher, P. Smith, R. Wakimoto, J. Wilson, J. Wurman, C. Ziegler, and E. Zipser
  9:00 AM
1.2
The Future of US Radar Surveillance: The Multi-Function Phased Array Radar (MPAR) Program
Kurt D. Hondl, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. J. Emanuel and J. E. Stailey
  9:30 AM
1.3
Describing the DSD Shape with the Mass Spectrum Standard Deviation
Christopher R. Williams, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 16 September 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 16 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 2A
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Microphysics (Liquid/Profiling)
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Angela K. Rowe, Univ. of Washington; Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
  10:30 AM
2A.1
Characterizing falling snow using multi-frequency dual-polarization measurements
Jani Tyynela, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar
  10:45 AM
2A.2
Radar and Disdrometer Measurements during Superstorm Sandy
Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and D. A. Marks, S. J. Munchak, D. B. Wolff, and W. A. Petersen
  11:00 AM
2A.3
Measurements of Drop Size Distribution in a Megacity
Augusto José Pereira Filho, Univ. of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and F. Vemado, J. R. Romão Peres, I. W. da Silva Júnior, and K. Tanaka
  11:15 AM
2A.4
Characteristics of descending reflectivity cores observed by Ku-band radar
Eiichi Sato, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and C. Fujiwara, K. Kusunoki, and S. Saito
Manuscript (460.6 kB)

  11:30 AM
2A.5
Measurement of Vertical Air Velocity and Hydrometeors in Stratiform Precipitation by 47-MHz Wind Profiler Radar and 532-nm Polarization Lidar
Masayuki K. Yamamoto, Kyoto Univ., Uji, Kyoto, Japan; and Y. Shibata, M. Abo, T. Mega, H. Hashiguchi, N. Nishi, H. Okamoto, T. Shimomai, M. D. Yamanaka, M. Yamamoto, M. Timbul, and S. Syafjijon
  11:45 AM
2A.6
Estimating Boundary Layer Tops with ARM Profiler Radars
Edwin Campos, ANL, Argonne, IL; and S. Collis, R. Coulter, and J. Helmus
Recording files available
Session 2B
Emerging Technology and Future Directions: Advanced Radar Techniques
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Vijay Venkatesh, PNNL; Jorge Salazar, NCAR
  10:30 AM
2B.1
Optimized Radar Signal Processing for a Low-cost, Solid-State Airborne Radar
Y. Zhang, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Z. Li, B. L. Cheong, H. Suarez, Y. R. Huang, W. Blake, Y. X. Teoh, and J. Andrews
Manuscript (1.3 MB)

  10:45 AM
2B.2
The Impacts of Multi-Lag Moment Processor on a Solid-State Polarimetric Weather Radar
B. L. Cheong, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. M. Kurdzo, G. Zhang, and R. D. Palmer
  11:00 AM
2B.3
PPP, Fourier Transform and Spectrum Width Estimates from Scanning Radar Measurements
Ming Fang, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and B. A. Albrecht, N. Bharadwaj, and P. Kollias
  11:15 AM
2B.4
  11:30 AM
2B.5
A Modular Wind Profiler Development: Status and Future Plans
Stephen A. Cohn, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. O. J. Brown, B. Lindseth, and C. Martin
  11:45 AM
2B.6
Salient Features of the CSU-CHILL radar X-band channel upgrade
Francesc Junyent, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar, P. Kennedy, S. Rutledge, V. Bringi, J. George, and D. Brunkow

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 16 September 2013


Break for Lunch

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 16 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 3A
Field Campaigns: Mid-latitude Field Campaigns
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County; Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ.
  1:30 PM
3A.1
  2:00 PM
3A.3
  2:15 PM
3A.4
Stability and Charging Characteristics of the Comma-head Region of Continental Winter Cyclones
Robert M. Rauber, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. P. Wegman, D. M. Plummer, A. A. Rosenow, M. K. Peterson, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, D. Leon, P. S. Market, K. R. Knupp, S. Battaglia, and J. M. Keeler
  2:45 PM
3A.6
Raindrop size distribution observation and k-Z relationship analysis for TRMM/PR and GPM/DPR algorithm development
Katsuhiro Nakagawa, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and H. Hanado, K. Nakamura, M. Nishikawa, Y. Kaneko, H. Minda, and R. Oki
Recording files available
Session 3B
Emerging Technology and Future Directions: Phased Array Weather Radar
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Stephen J. Frasier, Univ. of Massachusetts; Boon Leng Cheong, Univ. of Oklahoma
  1:30 PM
3B.1
Theory and verification of bias correction for polarimetric phased array radar
Krzysztof Orzel, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts; and L. Masiunas, T. Hartley, and S. J. Frasier
  1:45 PM
3B.2
A Demonstration of Multifunction Capabilities on the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased-Array Radar
Sebastian M. Torres, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. Adams, C. Curtis, E. Forren, D. Forsyth, I. Ivic, D. Priegnitz, J. Thompson, and D. Warde
  2:00 PM
3B.3
Wind-Shear Detection Performance Analysis for MPAR Risk Reduction
John Y. N. Cho, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and R. S. Frankel, M. F. Donovan, M. S. Veillette, and P. L. Heinselman
  2:15 PM
3B.4
Supercell Storm Evolution Observed by Forecasters Using PAR Data
Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. LaDue
Manuscript (739.3 kB)

  2:45 PM
3B.6
Multifunction Phased Array Radar - design strategy to fulfill weather and aviation requirements
Dusan S. Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and V. Melnikov, R. J. Doviak, and R. D. Palmer

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 16 September 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 16 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 4A
Field Campaigns: Severe Weather/Lightning Field Campaigns
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Walter A. Petersen, NASA GSFC/Wallops Flight Facility; Lawrence D. Carey, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  3:45 PM
4A.2
Observations of Wall Cloud Formation in Supercell Thunderstorms during VORTEX2
Nolan T. Atkins, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT; and E. Glidden and T. Nicholson
  4:00 PM
4A.3
  4:15 PM
4A.4
Observations of Supercell Tornado Evolution using a Mobile, Rapid-Scan, X-band, Polarimetric Radar
Jana Houser, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Bluestein and J. C. Snyder
  4:45 PM
4A.6
Polarimetric and multi-Doppler radar observations of electrified and unelectrified wildfire smoke plumes
Timothy J. Lang, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and S. Rutledge, B. Dolan, P. R. Krehbiel, W. Rison, and D. T. Lindsey
Recording files available
Session 4B
Emerging Technology and Future Directions: Phased Array Systems and Applications
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Robert D. Palmer, Univ. of Oklahoma; Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL
  3:30 PM
4B.1
Development of Dual Polarization Phased Array Radar
Masakazu Wada, Toshiba Corp., Tokyo, Japan; and H. Goto, F. Mizutani, T. Ushio, and S. Satoh
Manuscript (597.0 kB)

  3:45 PM
4B.2
Weather Observation Using the Atmospheric Imaging Radar and Adaptive Beamforming
Feng Nai, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. M. Kurdzo, D. Bodine, R. D. Palmer, and S. M. Torres
  4:00 PM
4B.3
Observation and initial comparison of the Phased Array Radar at X band
Tomoo Ushio, Osaka Univ., Suita, Osaka, Japan; and S. Shimamura, T. Wu, H. Kikuchi, E. Yoshikawa, S. Yoshida, F. Mizutani, M. Wada, S. Satoh, and T. Iguchi
  4:15 PM
4B.4
Analysis of spaced-antenna measurement precision using an X-band active phased-array weather radar
Vijay Venkatesh, PNNL, Richland, WA; and K. Orzel, T. Hartley, and S. Frasier
  4:30 PM
4B.5
  4:45 PM
4B.6

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Monday, 16 September 2013


Poster Session 1
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Microphysics Snow
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
 
101
Estimation of Ice Number Concentration in Stratiform Mix-phase Clouds with Cloud Radar Reflectivity Measurements
Damao Zhang, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and Z. Wang, A. Heymsfield, J. Fan, and T. Luo

Handout (1.4 MB)


Poster Session 2
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Microphysics Rain
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
 
102
Non-stationarity in intermittent rainfall: the "dry drift"
Marc Schleiss, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; and S. Chamoun and A. Berne

 
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Poster Session 3
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Profiling/Boundary Layer
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
 
106
Precipitation Structure of Monsoon Rainfall Systems using High-Resolution Vertically Pointing Radar
Ultimate Chi-June Jung, National Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan; and B. J. D. Jou


Poster Session 4
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE) / Flooding / Hydrology
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
 
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108
Characteristics of Warm Season Convection over Pearl River Delta, China
Xingchao Chen, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and K. Zhao and M. Xue
Manuscript (695.2 kB)

Handout (4.6 MB)

 
109
Comparative Evaluation of Two Quantitative Precipitation Estimation Methods in Korea
Hye-Young Ko, National Institute of Meteorological Research/KMA, Seoul, South Korea; and K. Y. Nam and H. S. Jung

 
110
Evaluation of various QPE algorithms using Korea MOLIT S-band dual-polarization radar observations
Sanghun Lim, Korea Institute of Construction Technology, Goyang-si, South Korea; and K. Hwang, D. R. Lee, C. K. Lee, and M. S. Han
Manuscript (651.2 kB)

 
112
Testing the Attenuation-based QPE Methodology Using Polarimetrically Upgraded WSR-88D Radars
Pengfei Zhang, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov

Handout (168.5 kB)

 
113
Assessment of Small-Scale Rainfall Variability from NASA GPM-GV Dense Rain-gauge Network
Piotr Domaszczynski, NASA, Wallops Island, VA; and D. B. Wolff and W. A. Petersen

 
115
An improved QPE algorithm for the South African Weather Service's S-Band Doppler Radar at Irene
Erik H. Becker, South African Weather Service, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa; and G. Pegram

 
116
Calibration of TRMM rainfall climatology over Sinai Peninsula during 1998–2012
Hassan Younis Hassan Aboelkhair, Tanta Univ., Tanta, Egypt

 
118
Reconstruction of radar reflectivity in clutter areas
Shinju Park, Univ. Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; and M. Berenguer
Manuscript (1.4 MB)

Handout (3.2 MB)

 
119
Toward the optimal resolution of rainfall estimates to obtain reliable urban hydrological response: X-band polarimetric radar estimates applied to Rotterdam urban drainage system
Ricardo Reinoso-Rondinel, Delft Univ. of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; and G. Bruni, M. C. ten Veldhuis, and H. Russchenberg
Manuscript (2.8 MB)

Handout (1.5 MB)

 
120
ASSESMENT OF MULTISENSOR QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATION IN THE RUSSIAN RIVER BASIN
Delbert Willie, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and H. Chen, V. Chandrasekar, R. Cifelli, C. Campbell, and D. W. Reynolds
Manuscript (802.3 kB)

Handout (3.0 MB)


Poster Session 5
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Atmospheric Rivers (related to QPE/Hydro & Profiler Studies)
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
 
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Poster Session 6
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Biological
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
 
123
Large-scale bird migration monitoring using operational weather radar
Martin de Graaf, KNMI, De Bilt, Netherlands; and H. Leijnse, A. Dokter, J. Shamoun-Baranes, H. van Gasteren, A. Dekker, and W. Bouten

 
124
Biological Scatterers as Indicators of Boundary Layer Structure
Phillip M. Stepanian, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. B. Chilson and J. F. Kelly

Handout (33.6 MB)


Poster Session 7
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Velocity
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
 
125
Simulation of mono- and dual-wavelength airborne radar observations of precipitating systems at various frequency bands
Valentin Henri Michel Louf, Univ. Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France; and O. Pujol, G. Pénide, J. Riédi, and H. Sauvageot
Manuscript (2.3 MB)

Handout (2.5 MB)

 
126
Improved Velocity Volume Processing (VVP) with Probabilistic Property of Velocity Measurements for a Scanning Radar/Lidar
Eiichi Yoshikawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; and N. Matayoshi, T. Ushio, and V. Chandrasekar
Manuscript (180.3 kB)

 
127
Integrated Velocity Retrieval on Radar Network Environment
Eiichi Yoshikawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; and N. Matayoshi, T. Ushio, and V. Chandrasekar
Manuscript (338.5 kB)

 
128
Radar observation of the inner-core structures of Landfalling Typhoons in China
Kun Zhao, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and W. C. Lee, M. Xue, B. J. D. Jou, and X. M. Chen

 
129
Structure of the Fukuoka tornado observed by different radars
Tetsuya Kobayashi, Nagoya Univ., Nagoya, Japan; and K. Sassa and H. Uyeda
Manuscript (8.0 MB)

Handout (7.5 MB)

 
130
Conservation of Vertical Angular Momentum during Tornadogenesis
Earle R. Williams, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and S. J. Goodman, D. E. Buechler, L. Carey, C. J. Schultz, and R. J. Blakeslee

Handout (767.2 kB)


Poster Session 8
Emerging Technology and Future Directions
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma; Francesc Junyent, Colorado State Univ.
 
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The Dallas-Fort Worth Urban Weather Radar Network
V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and B. J. Philips, H. Chen, D. J. Seo, E. J. Lyons, F. Junyent, A. Bajaj, J. A. Brotzge, D. Willie, D. L. Pepyne, K. Brewster, A. Cannon, A. Rafieei Nasab, and D. Westbrook
Manuscript (611.5 kB)

Handout (718.3 kB)

 
131
Research on Improving CINRAD Detection Ability in Low layers
Jinhong Yang, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and D. Chen and S. Wang

 
132
The Project
Paul L. Smith, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid CIty, SD

Handout (464.1 kB)

 
133
Antenna and Transmitter Design for a 449 MHz Wind Profiler Radar
B. Lindseth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. O. J. Brown, T. Hock, C. Martin, and S. A. Cohn

 
134
Development of 1.3-GHz range-imaging wind profiler radar
Masayuki K. Yamamoto, Kyoto Univ., Uji, Kyoto, Japan; and T. Gan, T. Fujita, N. H. Binti Abdul Aziz, H. Hashiguchi, M. Yamamoto, and T. Y. Yu

 
135
A technique to increase the scanning rate of a phased array
Valery Melnikov, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK; and R. Doviak and D. S. Zrnic
Manuscript (367.5 kB)

 
136
A Preliminary Study on Detection Accuracy of Solid-State Weather Radar
LI Rui, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China; and H. Jianxin and T. Shunxian
Manuscript (1.9 MB)

Handout (2.0 MB)

 
137
Extending the solar signal analysis into monitoring of the radar signal processing and antenna system performance
Asko J. Huuskonen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and M. Kurri, H. Hohti, H. Beekhuis, H. Leijnse, and I. Holleman

 
138
Design Considerations for Developing Airborne Dual-Polarization Dual-Doppler Radar
J. Vivekanandan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. C. Lee, E. Loew, J. Moore, J. Salazar, and P. Tsai
Manuscript (611.5 kB)

Handout (718.3 kB)

 
139
The Structure of Convective Systems Observed by Phased Array Radar in the Kinki Region, Japan
Sho Yoshida, Meteorological Engineering Center, Inc., Osaka, Japan; and T. Ushio, S. Yoshida, S. Shimamura, K. Maruo, and N. Takada
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (433.5 kB)

 
140
Calibration of a Weather Radar Receiver with a Noise Diode
Frank Gekat, Selex Systems Integration GmbH, Neuss, Germany; and P. Goelz and D. Vollbracht

 
141
The Lidar Radar Open Software Environment - LROSE
Michael J. Dixon, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Lee, S. A. Cohn, and M. Daniels

Handout (1.7 MB)

 
143
The Research and Experiment on Enhancing The Maximum Detecting Height of L-band Wind Profiler
Lei Wu, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and Y. Lu and R. Li

 
144
A Bayesian approach for precipitation attenuation correction with a Ku-band Broad Band Radar network
Shigeharu Shimamura, Osaka Univ., Suita, Osaka, Japan; and E. Yoshikawa, S. Yoshida, T. Ushio, and K. Imai
Manuscript (320.7 kB)

 
145
Development of Data Screening Method for Wind Lidar under Low S/N Environment
Hiroshi Sakamaki, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan; and H. Tanaka and T. Hara
Manuscript (217.2 kB)

Handout (488.6 kB)

 
146
Development of Phased-Array Weather Radar System for 3D Observation of Cumulonimbus Clouds
Naoki Anraku, Toshiba Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; and F. Mizutani, M. Wada, H. Handa, T. Ushio, and S. Satoh
Manuscript (274.6 kB)

Handout (196.7 kB) Handout (174.6 kB)

 
147
Detection and Adaptive Scheduling on the NWRT Phased-Array Radar
David L. Priegnitz, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman
Manuscript (598.2 kB)

Handout (840.0 kB)

 
148
Wet Microburst Events Observed with Phased Array Radar
Arthur Witt, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, P. L. Heinselman, S. T. Irwin, and K. L. Manross
Manuscript (2.7 MB)

Handout (1.8 MB)

 
149
Designing a detection scan for adaptive weather sensing
David A. Warde, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and I. R. Ivic and E. Forren
Manuscript (854.2 kB)

Handout (825.5 kB)

 
150
Application of Compressive Sensing to Atmospheric Observations with Imaging Radar
Serkan Ozturk, Advanced Radar Research Center, Norman, OK; and T. Y. Yu, L. Ding, N. Feng, and B. L. Cheong
Manuscript (311.2 kB)

 
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Radar Performance Monitoring using Ground Clutter
Leonard Szarko, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada

 
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Initial Operations of the Front Range Observational Network Testbed (FRONT)
Patrick C. Kennedy, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and J. C. Hubbert, S. Rutledge, W. C. Lee, V. Chandrasekar, J. Wilson, T. M. Weckwerth, and R. D. Roberts

Handout (1.2 MB)

 
156
Beam Steering Improvements Using Non-ideal Phase Fronts with a Minimal Number of Control Bits
Daniel Thompson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. B. Yeary

 
157
Three-dimensional Fine Structure of Localized Heavy Rainfalls Measured by Phased Array Weather Radar
Shinsuke Satoh, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Ushio, S. Shimamura, K. Maruo, F. Mizutani, M. Wada, H. Hanado, S. Kawamura, S. Uratsuka, and T. Iguchi

Handout (597.5 kB)

 
158
Solid-State Pulse Compression Radars in Japan
Naoki Anraku, Toshiba Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Wada, A. Adachi, and H. Yamauchi
Manuscript (1.1 MB)

Handout (180.2 kB) Handout (301.1 kB)

 
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Architecture Overview and System Performance of the Airborne Phased Array Radar (APAR) for Atmospheric Research
Eric Loew, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Salazar, P. S. Tsai, J. Vivekanandan, W. Lee, and V. Chandrasekar
Manuscript (1.9 MB)

Handout (2.8 MB)

 
161
Dual Polarization Implementation Approaches for Weather Radar
Mark C. Leifer, Ball Aerospace, Westminster, CO; and V. Chandrasekar and E. Perl
Manuscript (224.7 kB)

 
162
Dual Polarized Slot Dipole Radiating Element Performance
Yasser Al-Rashid, Lockheed Martin , Moorestown, NJ; and P. Bronecke, K. D. Hondl, F. Alessandro, and G. Zhang

 
163
A quick and simplified CINRAD Scanning Strategy and its Application
Daren Chen Sr., China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China

 
165
Signal Processing in the DOWs using Pentek processors
Michael Dixon, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Loew, J. Wurman, and K. Kosiba

Handout (1.7 MB)

 
166
The Doppler On Wheels NSF Lower Atmospheric Observing Facility
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO ; and K. Kosiba, P. Robinson, B. pereira, R. Humphrey, and N. A. pfeiffer


Poster Session 9
Field Campaigns I
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Carlos A. R. Morales, Univ. of Sao Paulo; Katja Friedrich, Univ. of Colorado
 
167
Airborne Radar Measurements of Vertical Air Motion in the Comma Head of Winter Cyclones
Andrew A. Rosenow, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, D. Leon, and D. M. Plummer

 
168
 
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171
Precipitation Estimation from the ARM Distributed Radar Network During the MC3E Field Campaign
Scott E. Giangrande, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and S. Collis, A. Theisen, and A. Tokay

 
172
Polarimetric and multi-Doppler radar observations of sprite-producing storms
Timothy J. Lang, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Lyons, S. Rutledge, B. Dolan, S. A. Cummer, P. Krehbiel, and W. Rison

Handout (6.4 MB)

 
173
A Comparison of X-band Polarization Parameters with Aircraft Measurements of Two Comma Head Winter Cyclones
Joseph A. Finlon, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and D. M. Plummer, R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, K. R. Knupp, and D. Leon

Handout (3.6 MB)

 
174
Comparison of Disdrometer and X-band Mobile Radar Observations in Convective Precipitation
Evan A. Kalina, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and K. Friedrich, S. M. Ellis, and D. W. Burgess

 
175
A summary of large raindrop observations from GPM GV field campaigns
Patrick N. Gatlin, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen, A. Tokay, V. Bringi, M. Thurai, L. D. Carey, and M. T. Wingo

Handout (810.5 kB)

 
176
Comparisons of Wyoming Cloud Radar observations to simulations of precipitation generating cells in winter cyclones
Jason M. Keeler, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and B. F. Jewett, R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, A. A. Rosenow, D. M. Plummer, D. Leon, S. W. Nesbitt, R. M. Rasmussen, G. Thompson, L. Xue, and C. Liu

 
177
Radar Studies of a VORTEX2 Tornadic Supercell: 7 June 2010
Elizabeth A. Davidson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. W. Burgess

 
178
Integrated In Situ, DOW, and damage observations in tornadoes during VORTEX2 and ROTATE
Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and J. Wurman

 
179
Radar Deployments and Field Sampling for GPM Ground Validation Field Campaigns
Walter A. Petersen, NASA, Wallops, VA; and V. Bringi, L. D. Carey, V. Chandrasekar, S. Rutledge, A. Tokay, and D. B. Wolff

Handout (5.8 MB)

 
181
Fine-scale Dual-Doppler analysis of the boundary layer in Hurricane Frances (2004)
Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and J. Wurman

 
182
Fine-scale dual-Doppler and in situ observations of the boundary layer in Hurricane Isaac (2012)
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO ; and K. Kosiba, P. Robinson, and F. J. Masters

 
183
The Convective Precipitation Experiment (COPE)
Lindsay J. Bennett, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom; and J. Nicol, A. M. Blyth, and C. G. Collier

 
184
Wind Speed Suppression by Large Buildings in Hurricanes
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO ; and K. Kosiba and P. Robinson

Handout (2.1 MB)

 
185
Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Estimates with NOAA/NSSL Ground Radar-Based National Mosaic and QPE System
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, NOAA/NSSL / Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, Y. Hong, S. Moazamigoodarzi, and E. Mintmire

 
186
Use of the DOW Mobile Radars for University Education
Rachel Humphrey, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and J. Wurman and K. Kosiba

 
187
Preliminary Results from the ROTATE-2013 (Radar Observations of Tornadoes and Thunderstorms) experiment
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO ; and K. Kosiba
Manuscript (4.2 MB)

Handout (5.1 MB)

 
188
Preliminary Results from the HAL-2013 (Hurricanes At Landfall) experiment
Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and J. Wurman


Monday Formal Poster Viewing and Exhibit Hall Opening with Reception (Cash Bar)
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013


Registration Open
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 5
Keynote Speakers II
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4&5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Herman Russchenberg, Delft Univ. of technology; Simone Tanelli, JPL; Alain Protat, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research
  8:30 AM
5.1
High-altitude Airborne Radars - Past, Present, and Future
Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Li, M. McLinden, and L. Tian
  9:00 AM
5.2
Arctic Multi-Layered, Mixed-Phase Cloud Processes Revealed in Millimeter-wave Cloud Radar Doppler Spectra
Johannes Verlinde, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and M. Rambukkange, E. E. Clothiaux, G. M. McFarquhar, and E. W. Eloranta

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013


Exhibit Hall Open
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Recording files available
Plenary Session 6
Exhibitor Introductions
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4&5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Jenn Rosen, AMS
  9:30 AM
6.1
  9:35 AM
6.2
Baron Services (Invited Presentation)
James H. Romines, Baron Services, Inc, Huntsville, AL
  9:40 AM
6.3
  9:45 AM
6.4
Toshiba Corporation (Invited Presentation)
Naoki Anraku, Toshiba Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

  9:50 AM
6.5
Vaisala (Invited Presentation)
Jason Selzler, Vaisala Inc, Westford, MA

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 7A
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE)
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois; Scott Collis, ANL
  10:45 AM
7A.2
Correcting for Attenuation: Can Emission Provide and Absolute Constraint?
Robert J. Thompson, Univ. of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and A. J. Illingworth and T. Darlington
  11:00 AM
7A.3
Improving radar rainfall products employing data from cellular telecommunication networks
Aart Overeem, Wageningen Univ., Wageningen, Netherlands; and H. Leijnse and R. Uijlenhoet
  11:15 AM
7A.4
The challenge of transforming rainfall nowcasting into rainfall hazard assessment
Daniel Sempere-Torres, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; and M. Berenguer

  11:30 AM
7A.5
PATTERN: Advantages of High Resolution Weather Radar Networks
Katharina Lengfeld, Univ. of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; and M. Clemens, H. Muenster, and F. Ament
  11:45 AM
7A.6
Utilization of specific attenuation for rainfall estimation at S, C, and X bands
Alexander Ryzhkov, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK; and P. Zhang, C. Simmer, and M. Diederich
Recording files available
Session 7B
Polarimetric Radar: Signal Processing Techniques and Algorithm Development
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Matthew R. Kumjian, NCAR; Terry J. Schuur, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL
  10:30 AM
7B.1
  10:45 AM
7B.2
Evaluation and improvement of the French fuzzy logic polarimetric hydrometeor classifier
Hassan Al-Sakka, Météo France, Toulouse, France; and J. F. Ribaud, A. A. Boumahmoud, B. Fradon, C. Augros, O. Bousquet, and P. Tabary
  11:00 AM
7B.3
A New Surface-based Polarimetric Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for Transitional Winter Weather to be Used on the WSR-88D Network
Terry J. Schuur, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov, H. D. Reeves, M. R. Kumjian, K. L. Elmore, and K. L. Ortega
  11:15 AM
7B.4
Evaluating a Hail Size Discrimination Algorithm for dual-polarized WSR-88Ds using high-resolution reports and forecaster feedback
Kiel L. Ortega, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK ; and A. V. Ryzhkov, J. Krause, P. Zhang, and M. R. Kumjian
  11:30 AM
7B.5
Microphysical and Kinematic Observations of Oklahoma Precipitation Events using X- and C-band Polarimetric Radar
Brenda Dolan, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. A. Matthews, S. A. Rutledge, and W. Xu

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013


Break for Lunch

12:00 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013


Poster Session 10
Airborne and Spaceborne Radars
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Simone Tanelli, JPL/California Institute of Technology; Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC; Nobuhiro Takahashi, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology; Alain Protat, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research
 
201
Detection of Biological Scatter Using Spaceborne Precipitation Radar: A Feasibility Study
Phillip B. Chilson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Hong, Q. Cao, W. A. Petersen, and J. F. Kelly

Handout (7.7 MB)

 
202
New Simulation Study of The Impact of Surface Clutters on Solid-State Spaceborne Precipitation Radar
Ramesh Nepal, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Z. Li, Y. Zhang, and L. Li
Manuscript (959.4 kB)

Handout (6.7 MB)

 
203
Solid precipitation measurement using a dual Ka-band radar system for GPM/DPR algorithm development
Masanori Nishikawa, Nagoya Univ., Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; and K. Nakamura, Y. Fujiyoshi, K. Nakagawa, H. Hanado, Y. Kaneko, H. Minda, S. Nakai, and T. Kumakura

 
204
 
205
Comparison of Reflectivity Profiles between TRMM-PR and Operational Radar Network Mosaic over South Korea
Shinju Park, Kyungpook National Univ., Daegu, South Korea; and S. H. Jung and G. Lee
Manuscript (1.5 MB)

Handout (30.9 MB)

 
206
ER-2 X-band Radar (EXRAD) for Cloud, Precipitation and Wind Measurements
Lihua Li, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Heymsfield, M. McLinden, M. Coon, M. Perrine, and J. Cervantes

 
207
Drop Size Distribution Model Estimation by Comparing CloudSat/CPR and TRMM/PR
Nobuhiro Takahashi, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan

Handout (2.2 MB)

 
208
Effect of Multiple Scattering in GPM Precipitation Radar Measurement
Soichiro Sugimoto, Central Research Institute of Electrical Power Industry, Abiko, Chiba, Japan; and T. Kobayashi
Manuscript (108.2 kB)

 
209
An Improved Procedure to Correct Airborne Doppler Radar Data for Navigation Errors Using a Variational Method
Huaqing Cai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. C. Lee, C. Wolff, and M. M. Bell

 
210
A New Methodology for Thermodynamic Retrievals in Tropical Cyclones from Airborne Doppler Radar
Michael M. Bell, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and A. M. Foerster

 
212
VAD and Dual-Doppler Analysis of Wind Fields from HIWRAP Observations During GRIP
Lin Tian, GESTAR/NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Heymsfield, S. Guimond, and L. Li

 
213
The impact of TRMM PR algorithm updates and user methodologies on the tropics-wide stratiform rain fraction
Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and A. Funk

Handout (1.5 MB)

 
214
Systematical Evaluation of VPR-Identification and Enhancement (VPR-IE) Approach: Incorporate Space-borne Radar into Ground Radar Network
Yixin Wen, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Hong, Q. Cao, G. Zhang, J. J. Gourley, J. Zhang, Z. Flamig, and P. E. Kirstetter

 
215
A Study of Uncertainties in GPM/DPR Rain Estimates Caused by DSD Parameterization
Liang Liao, Morgan State Univ., Greenbelt, MD; and R. Meneghini and A. Tokay

 
217
Detectability of Falling Snow with NASA CloudSat Satellite: Evaluation from NOAA/NSSL Ground-Radar-Based National Multi-sensor Mosaic QPE (NMQ) System
Qing Cao, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Hong, S. Chen, J. J. Gourley, J. Zhang, and P. E. Kirstetter

Handout (10.0 MB)

 
218

Poster Session 11
Field Campaigns II
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Carlos Augusto Morales, Univ. of Sao Paulo; Katja Friedrich, Univ. of Colorado
 
221
High-resolution radar structure and growth processes of convective generating cells and precipitation bands
David M. Plummer, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, D. Leon, and A. A. Rosenow

Handout (1.8 MB)

 
223
High resolution precipitation measurements during the HYMEX campaign: Preliminary results
Jimmy Zwiebel, Univ. Blaise Pascal Clermont II, Aubière, France; and J. Van Baelen, S. Anquetin, A. Berne, B. Boudevillain, J. Grazioli, Y. Pointin, and T. Raupach

 
225
Time Evolution of a Storm from X-POL in São Paulo: a ZH - ZDR and Titan Metrics Comparison
Roberto V. Calheiros, São Paulo State Univ., Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil; and A. M. Gomes, M. A. Lima, C. F. Angelis, and J. Sakuragi
Manuscript (570.1 kB)

Handout (309.7 kB)

 
226
High resolution, multi-‐sensor kinematic analysis of heterogeneous boundary layer evolution
Kevin R. Knupp, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. Mullins, R. Wade, T. Fehnel, E. Foshee, N. Feng, V. Franklin, B. Freitag, G. Heidelberger, E. Hipp, A. Kaulfus, T. Lyza, A. Mayhew, A. Sherrer, S. Stough, and A. White

 
229
Radar Rainfall estimation during DYNAMO
Elizabeth J. Thompson, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Rutledge, B. Dolan, R. A. Rilling, M. Dixon, S. M. Ellis, and W. Xu

Handout (2.8 MB)

 
230
On the evolution of mesoscale convective systems during DYNAMO
Angela K. Rowe, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. A. Houze Jr.

Handout (1.4 MB)

 
231
Characteristics of the raindrop size distribution on midlatitude mesoscale convective systems
Paola Salio, Ciudad Univ., Buenos Aires, Argentina; and L. Pappalardo and Y. Garcia Skabar

 
234
MJO observed from AMEI/DYNOMO and ARM long term observation at TWP
Min Deng, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and C. N. Long, S. A. McFarlane, C. Zhang, Z. Feng, and G. G. Mace

 
235
C-band observations during DYNAMO/CINDY2011/AMIE
Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

Handout (3.9 MB)

 
237
Wind profiler observations from the DYNAMO Field Campaign
William O. J. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO

 
238
SMART-R/S-Pol Reflectivity Comparisons and Attenuation Corrections during DYNAMO
Robert A. Rilling, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Schumacher
Manuscript (921.6 kB)

Handout (495.1 kB)


Poster Session 12
Polarimetric Radar I
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: John C. Hubbert, NCAR
 
Poster 246 has been moved. New paper number is 12A.2A

 
242
analysis and application of X-band dual-polarization parameters of ground clutter
Shi Zhao, Chinese Meteorological Administration, Chengdu, Sichuan, China; and H. Jianxin, Z. fugui, and L. Xuehua
Manuscript (299.8 kB)

Handout (242.3 kB)

 
243
Estimate of Turbulence Eddy Dissipation Rate with Spectral Width Data from X-Band Doppler Weather Radar
Hong Fang Wang, Beijing Aviation Meteorological Institute, Beijing, China; and W. Li, X. Z. Gao, and Z. J. Cheng

 
244
Shipborne polarimetric weather radar: Impact of ship movement on polarimetric variables
Merhala Thurai, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and P. T. May and A. Protat
Manuscript (306.0 kB)

 
245
Estimations of aspect ratios of ice cloud particles with the WSR-88D radar
Valery Melnikov, Univ. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK; and S. Y. Matrosov
Manuscript (1.3 MB)

Handout (437.8 kB)

 
247
Development and Assessment of Nuero-fuzzy gust front detection algorithm
Yunsung Hwang, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. Y. Yu

 
248
Multi-Lag Hybrid Correlation Coefficient Estimator
Igor R. Ivic, Univ. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK; and V. Melnikov

Handout (252.9 kB)

 
249
Observations of a mesoscale convective system
Michael Frech, DWD, Hohenpeissenberg, Germany

Handout (572.6 kB)

 
251
Hail detection using S-band dual polarization radar
Sol-Ip Heo, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, South Korea; and M. Kang, K. Y. Nam, and H. S. Jung

 
253
Dual Polarimetric Quality Control for NASA's Precipitation Measurement Missions Ground Validation Program
Jason L. Pippitt, NASA/GSFC/SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and D. A. Marks and D. B. Wolff
Manuscript (4.2 MB)

Handout (1.3 MB)

 
254
The Relationships between Parameters of C-Band Dual Polarization Radar and Their Calibration Issues
Zhiqun Hu Sr., Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China; and L. Liu and P. Zhang

 
255
The Microphysical Information of Backscatter Differential Phase in the Melting Layer at X, C, and S-band
Silke Trömel, Univ. of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and A. V. Ryzhkov, M. R. Kumjian, P. Zhang, and C. Simmer
Manuscript (1.1 MB)

Handout (1.9 MB)

 
256
Real Time Estimation of the Antenna Radome Effects on the Weather Radar Calibration
Eugenio Gorgucci, CNR / ISAC, Rome, Italy; and R. Bechini, L. Baldini, R. Cremonini, and V. Chandrasekar

 
257
Preliminary Study Of The Melting Layer In The Tropic Using A Polarimetric Doppler X-Band Radar
Jose G. Colom, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR; and J. Rosario, D. S. Cruz Pol, and L. León
Manuscript (482.8 kB)

Handout (896.7 kB)

 
258
Observations and Analysis of Atmospheric Waves during the Historic April 27, 2011 Tornado Outbreak
Todd A. Murphy, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and T. A. Coleman and K. R. Knupp

Handout (3.4 MB)

 
260
Calibration system for ARM radars
Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL, Richland, WA; and K. B. Widener, A. Lindenmaier, and V. Venkatesh
Manuscript (359.3 kB)

 
261
Fuzzy Logic Classification of Three-Body Scattering from S-band Polarimetric Radar Measurements
Vivek N. Mahale, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and G. Zhang and M. Xue

Handout (1.9 MB)

 
263
Icing Hazard Detection with NEXRAD IHL
Robert G. Hallowell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and M. F. Donovan, D. J. Smalley, and B. J. Bennett
Manuscript (867.7 kB)

Handout (5.3 MB)

 
264
NEXRAD Correction of Vertically Integrated Liquid in Areas of Partial Beam Blockage
Kenta T. Hood, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and E. N. Mann, B. J. Bennett, D. J. Smalley, P. Zhang, and D. S. Zrnic
Manuscript (1.7 MB)

Handout (860.6 kB)

 
265
Quality Control of Reflectivity Field Using Co-polar Correlation Coefficient and Environmental Data
Lin Tang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Zhang, C. Langston, and K. Howard

 
266
Polarimetric, Doppler-radar observations of the "Owl Horn" radar signature in supercells
Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. C. Snyder, J. B. Houser, and V. N. Mahale

 
267
Polarimetric Radar Observations of Sea Breeze Front during SoWMEX/TiMREX
Radiant Rong-Guang Hsiu, National Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan; and B. J. D. Jou and W. Lee

 
268
Adaptive Ground Clutter Removal for Triple-PRT Setup
Jörn Sierwald, Eigenor Corporation, Sodankylä, Finland; and J. Huhtamäki
Manuscript (2.2 MB)

Handout (4.9 MB)

 
269
Comparison of Single-PRT, Dual-PRF, and Triple-PRT Weather Radar Measurements
Jukka Huhtamäki, Eigenor Corporation, Sodankylä, Finland; and J. Sierwald

Handout (11.1 MB)


Tuesday Formal Poster Viewing
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 8A
Airborne and Spaceborne Radars: Airborne
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC; Alain Protat, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research
  2:30 PM
8A.1
The variability of the ice crystal mass-size relationship in trailing stratiform precipitation systems using airborne Doppler cloud radar and in-situ microphysical observations
Alain Protat, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and J. Peter, E. Fontaine, A. Schwarzenboeck, and J. Delanoë
  2:45 PM
8A.2
A Compact Airborne Ka-band Precipitation PMS Probe Radar (KPR)
Andrew L. Pazmany, ProSensing Inc., Amherst, MA; and J. Mead and I. PopStefanija
  3:00 PM
8A.3
Wind Retrieval Algorithms for the IWRAP and HIWRAP Airborne Doppler Radars with Applications to Hurricanes
Stephen Guimond, NASA / GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Tian, G. M. Heymsfield, and S. Frasier
  3:15 PM
8A.4
The Use of Airborne Doppler Radar Radial Velocity Super Observations for Tropical Cyclone Prediction
Christopher Melhauser, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and F. Zhang
  3:30 PM
8A.5
Improved Tropical Cyclone Boundary Layer Wind Retrievals from Airborne Doppler Radar
Shannon L. McElhinney, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and M. M. Bell
  3:45 PM
8A.6
Initial Evaluation of the HIAPER Cloud Radar Doppler Velocity Measurements
S. M. Ellis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Vivekanandan, P. S. Tsai, E. Loew, C. Burghart, M. J. Dixon, J. M. Emmett, M. Strong, and W. Lee
Recording files available
Session 8B
Field Campaigns: Tropical Field Campaigns
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ.; Walter A. Petersen, NASA GSFC/Wallops Flight Facility
  2:30 PM
8B.1
  2:45 PM
8B.2
The Hydrometeor Structure of 2-Day Rain Events During DYNAMO
Hannah C. Barnes, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. A. Houze Jr.
  3:00 PM
8B.3
Comparison of Observations of the Spatial Distribution of Water Vapor Derived from Radar and Radiometer Measurements During the DYNAMO Field Campaign
Swaroop Sahoo, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and X. Bosch-Lluis, S. C. Reising, J. Vivekanandan, P. Zuidema, and S. M. Ellis
  3:15 PM
8B.4
Convective Systems in and around the ITCZ over the Indian Ocean during CINDY2011 Observed by the Shipboard C-band Doppler Radar
Masaki Katsumata, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan; and K. Yoneyama

  3:30 PM
8B.5
Characterizing the Different Tropical Rainfall Regimes in Brazil: A Contribution of CHUVA Project
Carlos Augusto Morales, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and T. Biscaro, I. carvalho, J. R. Neves, E. M. Anselmo, R. I. Albrecht, and L. Machado
  3:45 PM
8B.6
Radar-derived buoyancy in tropical cyclones
Annette M. Foerster, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and M. M. Bell

4:00 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

4:30 PM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 9A
Airborne and Spaceborne Radars: Spaceborne
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Nobuhiro Takahashi, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology; Simone Tanelli, JPL/California Institute of Technology; Stephen Joseph Munchak, NASA/GSFC/Univ. of Maryland
  4:30 PM
9A.1
Global Snowfall Partitioning Studies Using CloudSat Observations
Mark S. Kulie, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; and N. B. Wood, T. S. L'Ecuyer, and R. Bennartz
  4:45 PM
9A.2
Cross-validation of airborne radar and ground validation radar D3R observations during GCPEx
Minda Le, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar
Manuscript (1.6 MB)

  5:00 PM
9A.3
A new precipitation retrieval method for the GPM/DPR standard algorithm
Shinta Seto, Nagasaki Univ., Nagasaki, Japan; and T. Iguchi and A. A. Rosenow
  5:15 PM
9A.4
Dual-frequency Spaceborne Retrieval Methods and the Role of Non-Uniform Beam Filling
Robert Meneghini, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and H. Kim, L. Liao, and J. Jones
  5:30 PM
9A.5
Using Relationships between Radar Surface Backscatter and Microwave Emissivity to Improve TRMM and GPM Combined Radar-Radiometer Precipitation Retrievals
Stephen Joseph Munchak, NASA/GSFC/Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Meneghini, S. Tanelli, and W. S. Olson
  5:45 PM
9A.6
Doppler Correction Algorithm for EarthCAER Cloud Profiling Radar
Yuichi Ohno, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and H. Horie, K. Sato, and N. Takahashi
Recording files available
Session 9B
Polarimetric Radar: Tribute to Prof. Bringi - Data Quality / Calibration of Polarimetric Radars
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Paul L. Smith, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology; Merhala Thurai, Colorado State Univ.
  4:45 PM
9B.2
Collision-induced drop oscillations from wind-tunnel experiments
Merhala Thurai, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Szakall, V. Bringi, and S. K. Mitra
  5:15 PM
9B.4
Polarimetric Weather Radar Calibration - Engineering Challenges
Richard L. Ice, US Air Force, Norman, OK; and A. K. Heck, J. G. Cunningham, J. C. Hubbert, G. Meymaris, and M. Dixon
  5:45 PM
9B.6
Operational considerations for Zdr Calibration using the Cross-polarimetric Technique
Gregory Meymaris, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. C. Hubbert, M. Dixon, R. L. Ice, A. K. Heck, and J. G. Cunningham

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

7:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013


Registration Open
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 10
Keynote Speakers III
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4&5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Martin Hagen, DLR; Jenny Sun, NCAR; John Hubbert, NCAR
  9:30 AM
10.3
Using a network of 2D video disdrometers for external radar calibration of NASA's S-band polarimetric radar
Viswanathan Bringi, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Thurai, W. A. Petersen, and P. N. Gatlin

9:00 AM-12:30 PM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013


Exhibit Hall Open
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 11A
Advances in Precipitation & Microphysics Estimation (Research): Microphysics (Ice)
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Angela K. Rowe, Univ. of Washington; Nick Guy, NOAA/NSSL
  10:30 AM
11A.1
Crowdsourcing Precipitation Types at the Ground with mPING
Zachary Flamig, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, K. L. Elmore, and L. P. Rothfusz
  10:45 AM
11A.2
  11:00 AM
11A.3
A dual-polarization radar hydrometeor classification algorithm for winter precipitation
Elizabeth J. Thompson, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Rutledge, B. Dolan, V. Chandrasekar, and B. L. Cheong
  11:15 AM
11A.4
Radar characterization of the melting layer in alpine precipitation
Danny E. Scipion, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; and A. Berne
  11:30 AM
11A.5
Quantifying snowfall scattering and microphysical properties from the Global Precipitation Mission Cold season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx)
Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and G. Duffy, G. McFarquhar, M. Kulie, C. V. Chandra, P. Kollias, S. Tanelli, W. A. Petersen, and A. Tokay
  11:45 AM
11A.6
Observations of snow growth by a vertically pointing radar
Isztar Zawadzki, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada
Recording files available
Session 11B
Field Campaigns: Orographic/Hydrological Field Campaigns
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Brenda A. Dolan, Colorado State Univ.; Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County
  10:30 AM
11B.1
  10:45 AM
11B.2
Sub-grid variability of the drop size distribution in orographic Mediterranean rainfall
Tim Raupach, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; and A. Berne
  11:15 AM
11B.4
  11:45 AM
11B.6
NASA Radar and Disdrometer Observations During the Iowa Flood Survey (IFloodS)
David B. Wolff, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA; and W. A. Petersen, P. Domaszczynski, A. Tokay, M. T. Wingo, B. Dolan, S. A. Rutledge, and T. J. Lang

12:00 PM-6:00 PM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013


Afternoon Break

6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Recording files available
Panel Discussion 1
Tribute to Prof. Bringi
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Moderator: V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State Univ.
Panelists: Dusan S. Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL; Steven A. Rutledge, Colorado State Univ.; Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR; J. Vivekanandan, NCAR; Thomas A. Seliga, N/A
  6:00 PM
Panelist: Zrnic Dusan
  6:15 PM
Panelist: Seliga Thomas

  6:30 PM
Panelist: Roy Rasmussen
  6:45 PM
Panelist: Steven A. Rutledge

7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Wednesday, 18 September 2013


Reception for Prof. Bringi (Cash Bar)
Location: Coppertop II (2nd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

Thursday, 19 September 2013

8:00 AM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 19 September 2013


Registration Open
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 19 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 12A
Polarimetric Radar: Tribute to Prof. Bringi - Applications and Intercomparisons
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State Univ.; Alexander V. Ryzhkov, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL
  8:45 AM
12A.2A
Observations of a severe hail-bearing storm by an operational X-band polarimetric radar in the Mediterranean area
Gianfranco Vulpiani, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Rome, Italy; and L. Baldini
Manuscript (1.9 MB)

Handout (2.2 MB)

  9:00 AM
12A.3
Sensor Fusion for the Observation and Nowcasting of Winter Weather Condition
Martin Hagen, DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany; and F. Keis and A. Tafferner
  9:15 AM
12A.4
Wet ice cloud particles at subfreezing temperatures?
Valery Melnikov, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK
  9:30 AM
12A.5
  9:45 AM
12A.6
Polarimetric Observations of Prescribed Bushfires in South Australia using an X-Band Phased Array Radar
Robert Palumbo, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and W. Al-Ashwal, D. Gray, S. J. Frasier, D. J. McLaughlin, E. J. Knapp, B. Ferguson, and C. P. McCarroll
Recording files available
Session 12B
Use of Radar Data for NWP Models: Radar Data Assimilation for NWP Model Initialization
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Ming Xue, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma; Jenny Sun, NCAR
  8:30 AM
12B.1
Evaluation of 13-km and 3-km Radar Data Assimilation Impacts on High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Thunderstorm Forecasts
Stephen S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and C. Alexander, D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, E. P. James, S. G. Benjamin, P. Hofmann, T. G. Smirnova, J. M. Brown, J. B. Olson, K. J. Brundage, and B. D. Jamison
  8:45 AM
12B2
Developments in Australian Doppler radar data classification and assimilation
Susan J. Rennie, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Docklands, Vic., Australia; and J. Peter, M. Curtis, A. Seed, and P. Steinle
  9:00 AM
12B.3
  9:15 AM
12B.4
Assimilation of radar reflectivity data in the Met Office convective-scale forecast system
Lee D. Hawkness-Smith, Met Office, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and S. Ballard
  9:30 AM
12B.5
  9:45 AM
12B.6
Comparisons of numerically-simulated and observed low-level polarimetric signatures in supercells
Daniel T. Dawson II, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and E. R. Mansell, Y. Jung, L. J. Wicker, M. R. Kumjian, and M. Xue

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 19 September 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 19 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 13A
Polarimetric Radar: Tribute to Prof. Bringi - Observations I: Warm Season and Severe Convective Storms
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: J. Vivekanandan, NCAR; John C. Hubbert, NCAR
  10:30 AM
13A.1
Radar Observations and Radar Model Computations of Biological Scatterers
J. Vivekanandan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hubbert and J. Wilson
  10:45 AM
13A.2
Rapid-scan, polarimetric, Doppler-radar observations of tornadoes and rapidly evolving phenomena using RaXPol
Howard Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. C. Snyder, J. B. Houser, and V. N. Mahale
  11:00 AM
13A.3
Application of Spectral Polarimetry to a Hailstorm at Low Elevation Angle
Tian-Yu Yu, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Le, Y. Wang, A. V. Ryzhkov, and M. R. Kumjian
  11:15 AM
13A.4
Mobile, Doppler polarimetric radar observations of supercell hook echoes during VORTEX2
Michael M. French, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. J. Wicker, D. W. Burgess, and E. R. Mansell
  11:30 AM
13A.5
  11:45 AM
13A.6
Recording files available
Session 13B
Use of Radar Data for NWP Models: Use of Radar Data for Improved Analysis and Model Validation
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Yu-Chieng Liou, National Central Univ.; S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL/GSD
  10:30 AM
13B.1
Assimilation of Dual-Polarimetric Radar Observations with WRF 3DVAR and Case Studies
Xuanli Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Mecikalski, T. Fehnel, and D. J. Posselt
  11:15 AM
13B.4
Examining the effect of the vertical wind shear environment on polarimetric signatures in numerically-simulated supercells
Jeffrey C. Snyder, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. B. Bluestein, D. T. Dawson II, and Y. Jung
  11:30 AM
13B.5
Simulation of polarimetric radar variables from the CAPS Spring Experiment Storm Scale Ensemble Forecasts
Bryan J. Putnam, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, G. Zhang, and Y. Jung
  11:45 AM
13B.6
Application of An Immersed Boundary Method to Variational Doppler Radar Analysis System
Sheng-Lun Tai, National Central Univ., Jhongli, Taiwan; and Y. C. Liou, J. Sun, S. F. Chang, and C. Y. Yang

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 19 September 2013


Break for Lunch

1:30 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 19 September 2013


Poster Session 13
Millimeter Wavelength Radars: mm-Wave Radar Studies of Clouds
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Herman Russchenberg, Delft Univ. of Technology; Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL
 
301
Characteristics of X-, Ka-, and W-band Radar Parameters from Precipitating Clouds in the Arctic
Mariko Oue, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and J. Verlinde and E. Clothiaux
Manuscript (891.2 kB)

Handout (12.2 MB)

 
302
TTUKa Single-Doppler Radar Analysis of Low-Level Tornado Structure
Timothy R. Cermak, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and C. C. Weiss, A. E. Reinhart, and P. S. Skinner
Manuscript (7.0 MB)

 
303
long-term statistics of arctic stratiform mixed-phase cloud properties based on radar observation
Guo Yu, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and J. Verlinde and E. E. Clothiaux


Poster Session 14
Millimeter Wavelength Radars: mm-Wave Systems and Networks
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL; Herman Russchenberg, Delft Univ. of Technology
 
304
The study for Wband phased array radar receiver
Hiroaki Horie, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and H. Hanado, K. Sato, S. Kawamura, Y. Ohno, N. Takahashi, and H. Fujii

 
305
The Airborne Millimeter-wave System Development and Performance Update for NCAR's HIAPER Cloud Radar
Pei-Sang Tsai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Loew, J. Vivekanandan, J. M. Emmett, C. Burghart, S. Rauenbuehler, M. J. Dixon, M. Strong, and S. Haimov
Manuscript (2.4 MB)

Handout (28.9 MB)

 
306
U.S. DOE ARM Radar Network - Current Status and Future Plans
Kevin B. Widener, PNNL, Richland, WA; and N. Bharadwaj, K. L. Johnson, S. Collis, A. Lindenmaier, and V. Venkatesh

 
307
A 35 GHz Mobile Doppler Radar and a Microwave Disdrometer Network for Meteorological Research
Franco Prodi, National Research Council, Bologna, Italy; and F. Pasqualucci, A. C. Marra, G. P. Marra, and G. Trivellone

Handout (6.4 MB)

 
308
Improvements to ARM's Widely-used Millimeter Wavelength Radar Product, the ARSCL VAP
Karen L. Johnson, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and P. Kollias, S. Giangrande, M. Jensen, T. Toto, D. Troyan, and H. Kalesse

Handout (4.3 MB)

 
309
Calibration of operating modes of mm-wavelength zenith-pointing radars
Michele Galletti, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and D. Huang and P. Kollias

 
310
A time series method to identify and correct range sidelobes from pulse compression in cloud radar data
Chris Westbrook, Univ. of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and J. Nicol

Handout (1.9 MB)


Poster Session 15
Polarimetric Radar II
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
CoChair: John C. Hubbert, NCAR
 
311
 
312
Trends in calibration within the polarimetric WSR-88D Network
Mrinal S. Balaji, Baron Services, Inc, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Ellis, J. H. Romines, R. D. Cartwright, and J. H. Lee

 
314
Determining Geometry for Common Comparison Radar Space
Zlatko R. Vukovic, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and J. M. C. Young and N. Donaldson
Manuscript (434.3 kB)

Handout (382.9 kB)

 
315
Microburst Detection with NEXRAD AMDA
Mark S. Veillette, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and B. J. Bennett, M. Pawlak, and R. S. Frankel
Manuscript (1.4 MB)

Handout (4.9 MB)

 
316
End-to-end Calibration of NEXRAD Differential Reflectivity with Metal Spheres
Earle R. Williams, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and K. T. Hood, J. Y. N. Cho, D. J. Smalley, J. B. Sandifer, D. Zrnic, V. M. Melnikov, D. W. Burgess, D. Forsyth, T. M. Webster, and D. Erickson
Manuscript (844.3 kB)

Handout (902.4 kB)

 
318
Testing of a background classification algorithm for use with dual-polarized radars in determining precipitation type at the surface
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. J. Schuur, A. V. Ryzhkov, K. L. Elmore, J. Krause, and K. L. Ortega
Manuscript (9.5 MB)

 
319
Polarimetric Observations of Snow Growth in Stratiform Clouds
Jonathan M. Vogel, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and F. Fabry and I. Zawadzki
Manuscript (547.6 kB)

 
320
Vertical structure of the Tsukuba F3 tornado on 6 May 2012 as revealed by a polarimetric radar
Hiroshi Yamauchi, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and H. Niino, O. Suzuki, Y. Shoji, E. Sato, A. Adachi, and W. Mashiko
Manuscript (1.1 MB)

 
321
Estimation of the Specific Differential Phase Shift using Kalman Filtering
Jacopo Grazioli, EPFL-LTE, Lausanne, Switzerland; and M. Schneebeli and A. Berne

 
322
Observations of a Thermal Boundary and its interaction with the 27 April 2011 EF-5 Hackleburg Tornado
Adam Sherrer, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp, R. Wade, and T. A. Murphy

 
323
The impact of raindrop collisional processes on the polarimetric radar variables
Matthew R. Kumjian, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and O. P. Prat

Handout (4.0 MB)

 
324
The Application of Specific Attenuation for Rainfall Estimation in Complex Terrain in Taiwan
Yadong Wang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. Zhang, A. Ryzhkov, J. Zhang, and P. L. Chang

 
325
Real-time radar reflectivity calibration from differential phase measurements
Aldo Bellon, McGill Univ., Ste-Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada; and F. Fabry
Manuscript (881.2 kB)

Handout (801.5 kB)

 
326
Development of a Real-time Data Quality Index for the S-Pol Radar
S. M. Ellis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Albo, T. M. Weckwerth, J. C. Hubbert, and M. J. Dixon

 
327
Evaluation of the Clutter Mitigation Decision Performance as a Function of Clutter to Signal Ratio
S. M. Ellis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. C. Hubbert, M. J. Dixon, and G. Meymaris

 
328
Improving Polarimetric radar parameter estimates and Target Identification: a comparison of different approaches
Alamelu Kilambi, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and F. Fabry and S. M. Torres
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (959.3 kB)

 
329
DWD's new operational scan strategy
Jörg E. E. Seltmann, German Meteorological Service, Hohenpeissenberg, Germany; and T. Hohmann and M. Frech

Handout (5.3 MB)

 
330
 
331
Orthogonal Coding in a MIMO Polarimetric Radar System as a Method to Recover Full Polarimetric Data
Zachary Dunn, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Yeary, N. Goodman, and C. Fulton
Manuscript (480.2 kB)

 
336
Progress in Mitigation of WLAN Interferences at Weather Radar
Reino Keränen, Vaisala Oyj, Helsinki, Finland; and L. Rojas and P. Nyberg
Manuscript (2.0 MB)

Handout (2.9 MB)

 
338
WDT's Polarimetric Radar Identification System (POLARIS): Using WSR-88D Network Dual-Polarized Radar Data for Real-Time Operational Applications
Chris Porter, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; and B. C. Baranowski, C. M. Schwarz, and L. Venkatramani

Handout (3.2 MB)

 
340
WDT's Polarimetric Radar Identification System (POLARIS): Using the Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for hail detection and size discrimination
Benjamin C. Baranowski, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; and C. W. Porter and C. M. Schwarz

Handout (19.3 MB)

 
341
A High-Resolution 3D Weather Radar, MSG, and Lightning Sensor
Malte Diederich, Univ. of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and F. Senf and K. Wapler


Poster Session 16
Precipitation & Hydrologic Applications (Operational): Nowcasting
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Wen-Chau Lee, NCAR/EOL; J.J. Gourley, NOAA/NSSL
 
343
Site-specific Nowcasting of Lightning Hazards
Wiebke Deierling, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Steiner, K. Ikeda, C. Kessinger, K. Stone, E. Nelson, and J. Pinto

 
344
Radar Refractivity Retrieval: Challenges and Solutions
John Nicol, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and A. Illingworth and T. Darlington

 
345
Application of Multi-Scale tracking radar echoes scheme in QPN
Gaili Wang, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Science, Beijing, China

 
346
High-Resolution Flash Flood Forecasting for the City of Fort Worth
Arezoo Rafieei Nasab, Univ. of Texas, Arlington, TX; and A. Norouzi, H. chen, D. J. Seo, V. Chandrasekar, and A. Cannon

 
347
On the Splitting and Merger in Storm Tracking Using Radar
Zhoujie Cheng, Institute of Aviation Meteorology, Beijing, China; and J. Bai

 
348
Integration of multi-sensor nowcasting systems to improve the early detection of severe convective storms in the Alpine area
Alessandro M. Hering, MeteoSwiss, Locarno-Monti, Switzerland; and L. Nisi, U. Germann, M. Boscacci, L. Clementi, and P. Ambrosetti

Handout (1.9 MB)

 
349
Austrian new dual polarized C-band weather radar network for aeronautical meteorology
Rudolf Kaltenboeck Sr., Austrocontrol, Vienna, Austria

Handout (1.7 MB)

 
350
Cross-validation of Precipitation Identification from NOAA/NSSL Ground-Radar-Based National Mosaic QPE (NMQ) System and Crowd-Sourcing-Based mPING Weather Reports
Sheng Chen, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Hong, Q. Cao, J. J. Gourley, Z. L. Flamig, J. Zhang, and K. Howard


Poster Session 17
Precipitation & Hydrologic Applications (Operational): Hydrology & QPE
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Rita Roberts, NCAR/RAL; Martin Hagen, DLR
 
353
Operational mitigation of ground clutter using information from past and near-future radar scans
Alexandra Anderson-Frey, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and F. Fabry
Manuscript (460.8 kB)

Handout (2.1 MB)

 
354
Non-Standard Blockage Mitigation for National Radar QPE Products
Lin Tang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Zhang, Y. Qi, C. Langston, and K. W. Howard
Manuscript (4.2 MB)

 
355
A five-year climatology of precipitation organization in the southeastern U.S: initial results
Thomas M. Rickenbach, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC; and C. M. Zarzar, R. Nieto-Ferreira, and B. R. Nelson

Handout (31.4 MB)

 
356
Characteristic Analysis of Cloud Images and Radar Data on a Mesoscale Rainstorm Cluster in the West of South China
Anning Gao, Guangxi Meteorological Observatory, Nanning, Guangxi, China; and F. He and R. Zhang

 
358
On the 2013 Spring Floods at Chicago
Edwin Campos, ANL, Argonne, IL; and S. Collis, J. Wang, and J. Helmus

Handout (9.9 MB)


Poster Session 18
Precipitation & Hydrologic Applications (Operational): Operational & Networks
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Daniel Sempere-Torres, Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia; Richard L. Ice, US Air Force
 
359
Coexistence of meteorological radars and wind farms: successful operational stories
Daniel Sempere-Torres, Univ. Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; and M. Berenguer and I. Zawadzki

Handout (742.1 kB)

 
360
An Error-Based Selection Criterion to Mitigate the Effects of C-Band Attenuation in the UK Radar Composite
Caroline Sandford, UK Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and N. Gaussiat

Handout (726.7 kB)

 
361
Recent Improvements to the Quality Control of Radar Data for the OPERA Data Centre (Odyssey)
R.W. Scovell, UK Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and N. Gaussiat, S. Matthews, B. Urban, M. P. Mittermaier, D. B. Michelson, P. Tabary, K. Bouyer, M. Martet, and D. Idziorek
Manuscript (2.1 MB)

Handout (1.8 MB)

 
362
Improving 3-D reflectivity radar mosaics using an inverse method
Marc Berenguer, Univ. Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; and J. Roca-Sancho and D. Sempere-Torres

Handout (5.7 MB)

 
364
OPERA 4 - The new phase of Operational Weather Radar Network in Europe
Elena Saltikoff, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and H. Leijnse and P. Novak
Manuscript (699.5 kB)

 
365
Operational utilisation of polarimetric C-Band weather radar measurements at Deutscher Wetterdienst: The Project "Radarmassnahmen"
Patrick Tracksdorf, DWD, Offenbach am Main, Germany; and N. Rathmann, M. Werner, J. Steinert, and M. Frech

 
368
WSR-88D Program Data Quality and Efficiency Enhancements - Plans and Status
Richard L. Ice, US Air Force, Norman, OK; and J. N. Chrisman, J. G. Cunningham, W. D. Zittel, S. D. Smith, O. E. Boydstun, R. D. Cook, and A. K. Heck
Manuscript (3.0 MB)

Handout (315.7 kB)

 
369
Evaluation of polarimetric Quantitative Precipitation Estimation Products obtained with the French operational X-, C- and S-band polarimetric radars
Abdel-Amin Boumahmoud, Météo France, Toulouse, France; and B. Fradon, H. Al-Sakka, and P. Tabary

 
370
Next generation of weather radar for the UK C-band national radar network
Jacqueline Sugier, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and T. Darlington, M. Edwards, V. Lissaman, R. Riley, and K. Norman


Poster Session 19
Precipitation & Hydrologic Applications (Operational): Other
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Chair: Paul A. Kucera, NCAR / RAL
 
372
Radar Observation of Boundary Layer Wind Structure Associated with Landfalling Typhoons in China
Xiumei Ma, Key Laboratory for Mesoscale Severe Weather/MOE, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and K. Zhao and W. C. Lee
Manuscript (1.0 MB)

 
373
Polarimetric Radar Evalutation of a Hygroscropic Seeding Study in Eastern North Dakota
Paul A. Kucera, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Weeks and D. Langerud


Poster Session 20
Use of Radar Data for NWP Models: Radar Data Assimilation for NWP Model Initialization
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Ming Xue, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma; Jenny Sun, NCAR
 
375
Improving Short-Term QPFs with a WRF-LETKF Radar Data Assimilation System: OSSEs on Typhoon Morakot (2009)
Chih-Chien Tsai, National Central Univ., Jhongli City, Taoyuan County, Taiwan; and S. C. Yang and Y. C. Liou

 
376
Impacts of Radar Data Assimilation on Simulations of Typhoon Namadol(2011)
Pay-Liam Lin, National Central Univ., Jhong-Li, Taiwan; and Y. R. Chen and H. H. Lin

 
377
Establishing 3-km Radar Data Assimilation in the 2013 High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Forecast System
Curtis Alexander, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, E. P. James, S. Weygandt, S. G. Benjamin, P. Hofmann, T. G. Smirnova, J. M. Brown, J. Olson, K. J. Brundage, and B. D. Jamison

 
378
EnKF assimilation of single-elevation, near-surface radar data beneath a supercell: OSSE explorations
Robin L. Tanamachi, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. Xue and Y. Jung

 
380
A Comparison between the 3/4DVAR and Hybrid Ensemble-VAR Techniques for Radar Data Assimilation
Hongli Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and X. Y. Huang, S. Fan, J. Sun, and J. Zhong
Manuscript (2.3 MB)

 
381
Radar data assimilation for the prediction of Front Range convection
Mei Xu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Sun, Y. Liu, and S. Tessendorf

 
382
The Use of Doppler Radar Observations at NCEP
Shun Liu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and G. DiMego, M. Pyle, W. S. Wu, S. Guan, D. Parrish, and J. Derber

 
383

Poster Session 21
Use of Radar Data for NWP Models: Use of Radar Data for Improved Analysis and Model Validation
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Yu-Chieng Liou, National Central Univ.; S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL/GSD
 
Poster 385 has been moved. New peper number is 12B.1A

 
387
Development and validation of a full polarimetric radar simulator
Clotilde Augros, Météo France, Toulouse, France; and O. Caumont, V. Ducrocq, and P. Tabary
Manuscript (4.4 MB)

 
388
A new multiple-Doppler-radar wind analysis algorithm and its application in resolving the flow structure of Typhoon Morakot (2009) over Taiwan's complex terrain
Yu-Chieng Liou, National Central Univ., Jhongli City, Taiwan; and T. C. Chen Wang, Y. C. Tsai, and Y. S. Tang

 
390
Short-range Precipitation Forecasting with Real-time 4DVAR Analysis Using Dense Radar and Surface Observation Data
Soichiro Sugimoto, Central Research Institute of Electrical Power Industry, Abiko, Chiba, Japan; and J. Sun

 
391
Building observational targets from scanning weather radars
Scott Collis, ANL, Argonne, IL; and W. K. Tao, A. M. Fridlind, Y. Feng, J. Wang, D. Wu, J. Helmus, S. E. Giangrande, and A. Theisen

 
392
The Python-ARM Radar Toolkit (Py-ART), an open source package for weather radar
Jonathan Helmus, ANL, Argonne, IL; and S. Collis, K. L. Johnson, K. North, S. E. Giangrande, and M. Jensen

Handout (4.2 MB)

 
393
Recent improvements in radar wind data quality control for data assimilation
Qin Xu, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. Nai, Y. Jiang, P. Zhang, C. Karstens, T. M. Smith, and S. Liu

Handout (2.3 MB)


Thursday Formal Poster Viewing
Location: Breckenridge Ballroom (Peak 14-17, 1st Floor) / Event Tent (Outside) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 19 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 14A
Millimeter Wavelength Radars: mm-Wave Radar Studies of Clouds
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL; Herman Russchenberg, Delft Univ. of Technology
  4:00 PM
14A.3
Estimates of the Vertical Profile of Entrainment Rate from Millimeter-wavelength Radar Observations
Michael P. Jensen, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and T. Toto, P. Kollias, C. Lu, and T. J. Wagner
  4:15 PM
14A.4
Kinematic Study of Layered Clouds using Scanning Cloud Radar Observations
Paloma Borque, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and P. Kollias

  4:30 PM
14A.5
  4:45 PM
14A.6
Optimal estimates of rain profiles using multiple wavelength radar measurements at ARM SGP Central Facility
F. Tridon, Univ. of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom; and A. Battaglia, P. Kollias, and E. P. Luke
  5:00 PM
14A.7
Estimating Radar Backscattering Cross Sections of Ice Crystals at Millimeter Wavelengths Using a Modified Rayleigh-Gans Theory
Yinghui Lu, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and E. E. Clothiaux, K. Aydin, J. Verlinde, and G. Botta
  5:15 PM
14A.8
Ka-band ARM zenith profiling radar (KAZR) network for climate study
Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL, Richland, WA; and A. Lindenmaier, K. B. Widener, K. L. Johnson, and V. Venkatesh
Recording files available
Session 14B
Precipitation & Hydrologic Applications (Operational): Hydrology & QPE
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Sergey Y. Matrosov, CIRES/NOAA/ETL; Martin Hagen, DLR
  3:30 PM
14B.1
RAINFALL NOWCASTING BY COMBINING RADAR, RAIN GAUGE AND MICROWAVE LINK MEASUREMENTS
Blandine Bianchi, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; and P. J. van Leeuwen, R. Hogan, and A. Berne
  4:00 PM
14B.3
Assessing uncertainties in quantitative precipitation estimates from polarimetric radar in complex terrain and their impacts on simulated streamflow
David J. Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Dolan, P. Kennedy, K. Ikeda, S. Matrosov, R. Cifelli, S. A. Rutledge, and W. Yu
  4:30 PM
14B.5
Uncertainty Analyses of the Operational WSR-88D Hydrometeor Classification Product
Lin Tang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Zhang and Y. Wang
  4:45 PM
14B.6
Evaluation of operational weather radar rainfall estimates in flood-prone areas of California
Sergey Y. Matrosov, CIRES / Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and F. M. Ralph, P. J. Neiman, and A. B. White
  5:15 PM
14B.8
WMO Initiative for the Global Exchange of Radar Data
Daniel B. Michelson, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Norrköping, Sweden; and P. I. Joe, D. Lockett, S. Goldstraw, L. Bai, A. Becker, K. P. Georgakakos, S. Foreman, E. Fucile, R. Giraud, N. Gaussiat, T. Hohmann, A. Kamilliddin, M. Kitchen, E. Kyte, J. F. Mahfouf, S. Matthews, J. M. de Rezende, O. Sireci, M. A. de Barros Teixeira, and E. Wattrelot

Friday, 20 September 2013

8:00 AM-10:30 AM: Friday, 20 September 2013


Registration Open
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Friday, 20 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 15A
Polarimetric Radar: Tribute to Prof. Bringi - Radar Observations II: Winter Storms and Icing
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Matthew R. Kumjian, NCAR; Steven A. Rutledge, Colorado State Univ.
  8:30 AM
15A.1
Winter Storms Studies along the Front Range of Colorado during FROST
Steven A. Rutledge, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. R. Kumjian, R. Rasmussen, and P. Kennedy
  8:45 AM
15A.2
Snow generating cells and fallstreaks observed during FROST
Matthew R. Kumjian, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. C. Kennedy, S. A. Rutledge, and R. Rasmussen
  9:00 AM
15A.3
A Polarimetric and Microphysical Investigation of the Northeast Blizzard of 8-9 February 2013
Erica M. Griffin, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov, T. J. Schuur, H. D. Reeves, K. L. Elmore, M. R. Kumjian, and J. C. Picca
  9:15 AM
15A.4
In-flight icing hazard detection with dual and single polarimetric moments from operational NEXRADs
David J. Serke, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Ellis, J. Hubbert, D. Albo, C. Johnston, C. Coy, and M. Politovich
  9:30 AM
15A.5
In situ Icing Verification
David J. Smalley, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and E. R. Williams, M. F. Donovan, R. G. Hallowell, K. T. Hood, B. J. Bennett, M. Wolde, M. Bastian, and A. Korolev
  9:45 AM
15A.6
Validation of NEXRAD Radar Differential Reflectivity in Snowstorms with Airborne Microphysical Measurements: Evidence for Hexagonal Flat Plate Crystals
Earle R. Williams, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and D. J. Smalley, M. F. Donovan, R. G. Hallowell, K. T. Hood, B. J. Bennett, M. Wolde, M. Bastian, and A. V. Korolev
Recording files available
Session 15B
Precipitation & Hydrologic Applications (Operational): Nowcasting
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: Aurora D. Bell, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Wen-Chau Lee, NCAR/EOL
  8:30 AM
15B.1
Radar rainfall estimates and nowcasts: the challenging road from research to warnings
Aurora Bell, Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia; and A. Seed and R. Bunn
  8:45 AM
15B.2
  9:00 AM
15B.3
Radar-based rainfall nowcasting at European scale: long-term evaluation and performance assessment
Marc Berenguer, Univ. Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; and D. Sempere-Torres
Manuscript (4.9 MB)

Handout (34.5 MB)

  9:15 AM
15B.4
Development of Nowcasting Method Based on Spatial Scale Analysis of Precipitation Distribution Observed by X-band Polarimetric Radar
Nozomu Takada, Meteorological Engineering Center, Inc., Osaka, Japan; and Y. Tanaka, S. Ikebuchi, and E. Nakakita
  9:30 AM
15B.5
Rainfall attractors and predictability
Aitor Atencia, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and I. Zawadzki and F. Fabry
Manuscript (10.4 MB)

Handout (9.3 MB)

  9:45 AM
15B.6
Meteorological Risks Mitigation and Nowcasting at Airports: the RIVONA Project
Franco Prodi, National Research Council, Bologna, Italy; and G. P. Marra, F. Pasqualucci, A. C. Marra, and G. Trivellone

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Friday, 20 September 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Colorado Ballroom Foyer (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Friday, 20 September 2013

Recording files available
Session 16
Until We Meet Again: Visionary & Forward Thinking
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4&5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology (16-20 September, 2013)
Cochairs: J. Vivekanandan, NCAR; Christopher R. Williams, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
  10:30 AM
16.1
Future of Advanced Radar Systems (Invited Presentation)
Howard Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  11:00 AM
16.3
Towards the Next Generation of Spaceborne Cloud and Precipitation Radars (Invited Presentation)
Eastwood Im, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. Tanelli, S. L. Durden, G. Sadowy, P. Racette, L. Li, T. Iguchi, and N. Takahashi
  11:15 AM
16.4
Future of Radars in Field Campaigns (Invited Presentation)
Walter A. Petersen, NASA GSFC/Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA
  11:30 AM
Closing Remarks: Chris Williams

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Friday, 20 September 2013


Awards and Closing Remarks
Location: Colorado Ballroom (Peak 4&5, 3rd Floor) (Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center)
Cochairs: J. Vivekanandan, NCAR; Christopher R. Williams, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado

12:00 PM-12:05 PM: Friday, 20 September 2013


AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology Adjourns