Plenary Session 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology

Program Chairs: Tian-Yu Yu , Univ. of Oklahoma ; Alexander V. Ryzhkov , Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS
Reviewers: Larry Carey , University of Alabama ; Pavlos Collias , McGill ; Richard L. Ice , NOAA/NWS/ROC ; Gyuwon Lee , Kyungpook National University ; Dmitri Moisseev , University of Helsinki ; Steve Nesbitt , University of Illinois ; Ali Tokay , JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County ; Ming Xue , CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma

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Monday, 14 September 2015

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Monday, 14 September 2015


Plenary Session
Opening and Welcome Remarks
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology

9:00 AM-9:30 AM: Monday, 14 September 2015

Recording files available
Keynote Speaker Session 1
Keynote: Microphysical Studies
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Keynote: Matthew R. Kumjian, Pennsylvania State University
9:00 AM
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Microphysical Studies
Matthew R. Kumjian, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 14 September 2015


Keynote Speaker Session 2
Keynote: New and Emerging Radar Technology
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Keynote: Tian-You Yu, University of Oklahoma
9:30 AM
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New and Emerging Radar Technology
Tian-You Yu, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 14 September 2015


Coffee Break
Location: University Preconference Area (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 14 September 2015

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Session 1A
Microphysical Studies (I)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois
10:30 AM
1A.1
Preliminary Results from the Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera and Radar (MASCRAD) Project
Patrick C. Kennedy, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and C. Kleinkort, G. J. Huang, M. Thurai, A. Newman, J. C. Hubbert, S. Rutledge, V. N. Bringi, and B. Notaroš
10:45 AM
1A.2
Validating physical assumptions of radar-based retrievals of snow microphysics during BAECC snowfall experiment
Dmitri Moisseev, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; and A. von Lerber, D. Ori, G. J. Huang, and V. Chandrasekar
Recording files available
Session 1B
New and Emerging Radar Technology (I)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Kurt Hondl, NOAA/NSSL
10:30 AM
1B.1
Simulation and Analysis of Polarimetric Phased Array Weather Radar Performance
Andrew D. Byrd, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and I. R. Ivic, R. D. Palmer, B. M. Isom, B. L. Cheong, and M. Xue
10:45 AM
1B.2
11:00 AM
1B.3
A Multistatic MPAR Concept
Mark E. Weber, NOAA/OAR/NSSL/CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
11:45 AM
1B.6
An Electronically-Scanned Tri-band Radar for Three-dimensional Measurements of Clouds and Precipitation
Gregory A. Sadowy, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. Tanelli, M. Sanchez-Barbetty, K. Vanhille, A. Brown, and K. Brown

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 14 September 2015


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 14 September 2015

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Session 2A
Microphysical Studies (II)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Merhala Thurai, Colorado State University
1:30 PM
2A.1
1:45 PM
2A.2
Snow Retrieval by Ku- and Ka-band Dual-Frequency Radar
Liang Liao, Morgan State Univ., Greenbelt, MD; and R. Meneghini, A. Tokay, and J. Torres
2:00 PM
2A.3
First experimental evidence for the potential of triple-frequency radar observations to derive key snowfall microphysical properties
Stefan Kneifel, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; and A. von Lerber, D. Moisseev, P. Kollias, J. Leinonen, and J. Tiira
2:15 PM
2A.4
New triple-wavelength radar measurements to test scattering models for aggregate snowflakes
Chris Westbrook, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and T. Stein, A. Barrett, and J. Nicol
2:30 PM
2A.5
Triple-wavelength Doppler Spectra Radar Analysis of Ice Particles
Andrew I. Barrett, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and C. Westbrook, J. C. Nicol, and T. Stein
2:45 PM
2A.6
Bayesian estimation of ice sticking efficiencies using profiling radar Doppler spectra and in situ measurements of ice properties
Marcus van Lier-Walqui, Columbia University & NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, C. R. Williams, G. McFarquhar, W. Wu, X. Dong, J. Wang Sr., A. V. Korolev, X. Li, W. K. Tao, and D. Wu
Recording files available
Session 2B
New and Emerging Radar Technology (II)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Yadong Wang, Univ. of Oklahoma
1:45 PM
2B.2
A First Look at Combining Pulse Compression and Range Oversampling
Sebastian M. Torres, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. Curtis
2:00 PM
2B.3A
Clutter Mitigation Decision (CMD) Development and Evaluation using Neural Networks
Gregory Meymaris, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Dixon, S. M. Ellis, and J. Hubbert
2:15 PM
2B.4
MMSE approach for estimating radar Doppler spectrum
Eiichi Yoshikawa, JAXA, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Fujiwara, S. Shimamura, H. Kikuchi, T. Mega, and T. Ushio

2:30 PM
2B.5
Beamspace Adaptive Processing for Phased-Array Weather Radars
Feng Nai, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres and R. D. Palmer
2:45 PM
2B.6
A Novel Calibration Instrument to Compensate the Effect of a Wet Radome in Weather Radars
Jorge L. Salazar-Cerreno, Univeristy of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; and N. A. Aboserwal, B. Leng Cheong, N. A. Aboserwal, and B. Leng Cheong

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 14 September 2015


Coffee Break
Location: University Preconference Area (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 14 September 2015

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Session 3A
Microphysical Studies (III)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Stefan Kneifel, University of Cologne
3:45 PM
3A.2
4:00 PM
3A.3
The Sensitivity of Polarimetric Radar Observables to Melting Hail
Xinxin Xie, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and V. Sant, R. M. Evaristo, S. Trömel, and C. Simmer
Recording files available
Session 3B
New and Emerging Radar Technology (III)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL
3:30 PM
3B.1
First Results from CSU-CHILL High Power Solid State Transmitter
V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. George, F. Junyent, D. A. Brunkow, S. Rutledge, and P. C. Kennedy

4:00 PM
3B.3
4:15 PM
3B.4
Vertical Motion and Growth of Precipitation Measured by Dual Phased Array Weather Radar Every 30 Seconds
Shinsuke Satoh, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and F. Isoda, H. Hanado, T. Ushio, S. Otsuka, and T. Miyoshi
4:30 PM
3B.5
Towards better copolar correlations: Correlate what, correlate how?
Frederic Fabry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and A. Kilambi
4:45 PM
3B.6
A GPU-Accelerated Polarimetric Radar Time-Series Emulator
B. L. Cheong, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Bodine, C. Fulton, S. Torres, T. Maruyama, and R. D. Palmer

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

8:00 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015


Poster Session 1
Microphysical Studies, General Topics in Radar Meteorology, and New and Emerging Radar Technology
Location: Oklahoma F (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Organizers: Dmitri Moisseev, University of Helsinki; Tian-You Yu, University of Oklahoma; Richard L. Ice, NOAA/NWS/ROC; Stephen W. Nesbitt, University of Illinois
1
Multifunction Phased Array Radar Timeline Challenges
Stuart Williams, Saab Defense and Security USA, East Syracuse, NY; and M. C. Leifer and V. Chandrasekar

2
Compressive Sampling and Real-Time Data Transportation in MPAR Backend System
Xining Yu, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Zhang and M. E. Weber
Manuscript (657.1 kB)

Handout (4.1 MB)

4
Dual-Polarized Radiating Elements Based on Electromagnetic Dipole Concept
Ridhwan Khalid Mirza, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Zhang, D. S. Zrnic, and R. Doviak
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (1.6 MB)

5
Dual Polarized Phased Array Antenna Simulation Using Optimized FDTD Method with PBC
Sudantha Perera, Advanced Radar Research Center, Norman, OK; and Y. Zhang
Manuscript (1.1 MB)

Handout (346.4 kB)

6
Multi-Waveform Design for Enhanced Phased Array Isolation
James M. Kurdzo, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. D. Palmer, B. L. Cheong, and M. E. Weber

7
Mitigating Ground-Clutter Contamination on Polarimetric Doppler Weather Radars
David A. Warde, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres

Handout (7.4 MB)

9
Toward an Attractor of Radar Precipitation Data
Aitor Atencia, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and B. Puigdomenech and I. Zawadzki

10
The retrieval of raindrop properties based on a Constrained Gamma model using dual-polarization radar and 2-Dimenstional Video Disdrometer in Korea
Hae Lim Kim, Weather Radar Center, KMA, Seoul, South Korea; and M. K. Suk, K. Y. Nam, and J. S. Ko

11
Adaptive Multiple Storm-based Scanning at the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar
David L. Priegnitz, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman and R. A. Brown
Manuscript (955.0 kB)

Handout (1.4 MB)

12
Two novel, general purpose algorithms for unfolding Doppler velocities
Jonathan Helmus, ANL, Argonne, IL; and T. J. Lang, K. North, P. Kollias, and S. Collis

Handout (4.1 MB)

13
Terminal Weather System for Tactical Lightning Avoidance
Eiichi Yoshikawa, JAXA, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Okada, A. Kanda, S. Yoshida, T. Adachi, K. Kusunoki, and T. Ushio

Handout (1.3 MB)

15
Evaluating the Performance of Weather Radars in South Africa: A Scientific Approach
Jaun van Loggerenberg, Nort West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa; and S. Piketh Sr. and R. Burger Sr.

16
Development of Dual-Polarization Phased-Array Weather Radar
Hiroshi Yonekubo, Toshiba Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan; and M. Wada, F. Mizutani, H. Goto, A. Yamada, T. Ushio, and S. Satoh

Handout (278.6 kB)

18
Velocity estimation error rates using triple-PRT pulsing
Jukka Huhtamaki, Eigenor Corp., Sodankylä, Finland; and J. Sierwald

19
20
The 220GHz radar for cloud detection and experiment results
Weidong Hu, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China; and D. An, Y. Li, and X. Lv

21
A First Look at the MPAR Dual-Polarization Phased-Array-Radar Mobile Demonstrator
Igor R. Ivic, Univ. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK; and A. Byrd

22
On the verification of DWD's polarimetric hydrometeor classification and improved QPE
Jörg Steinert, DWD, Offenbach, Germany; and P. Tracksdorf

Handout (1.6 MB)

23
Application of Compressive Sensing to High-resolution Meteorological Observations with Imaging Radar
Serkan Ozturk, Advanced Radar Research Center, Norman, OK; and T. Y. Yu and L. Ding

24
A Second Trip Echo Suppression Method using Two Different Code Sequences
Marie Kato, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, Japan; and H. Sakamaki, N. Suzuki, I. Kakimoto, and T. Matsuda

Handout (269.4 kB)

25
Shipboard C-band polarimetric radar onboard R/V Mirai: Outline and preliminary results
Masaki Katsumata, JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan; and B. Geng

27
Experimental Validation of the Time-Multiplexed Transmission for Cross-Polar Isolation Improvement
Nik Luetkemeyer, Advanced Radar Research Center, Norman, OK; and I. Ivic and B. L. Cheong

29
Adaptive Noise Estimation for Dual-Polarized Phased Array Weather Radars
Robert Palumbo, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and E. J. Knapp and S. J. Frasier

31
Performance analysis on terrain-adaptive clutter map algorithm for ground clutter mitigation in Korea
Hye-Ri Kim, KMA, Seoul, South Korea; and M. K. Suk, K. Y. Nam, J. H. Kim, and J. S. Ko

32
Analysis of the characteristics of snow drop size distribution in the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula
Sol-Ip Heo, National Institute of Meteorological Research/KMA, Jeju-do, South Korea; and H. S. Park, Y. J. Lim, and B. J. Kim

33
Adaptive digital beamforming with MMSE technique for polarimetric 2-D phased array weather radar
Hiroshi Kikuchi, Osaka Univ., Suita, Japan; and T. Tashima, W. Ting, K. Gwan, T. Ushio, H. Goto, F. Mizutani, and E. Yoshikawa

34
A Comparison of Retrieved Mass-Diameter Relationships in Snowfall from Radar and Ice Water Content Measurements
George Duffy, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and S. Nesbitt and G. McFarquhar

35
Turbulence intensity retrieval in precipitation via optimal estimation using polarimetric radar
A.C.P. Oude Nijhuis, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; and O. A. Krasnov, C. M. H. Unal, F. J. Yanovsky, A. Yarovoy, and H. W. J. Russchenberg

Handout (878.1 kB)

36
High Altitude Integrated Wind and Rain Profiler (HIWRAP) : New transceiver development and recent observations
Vijay Venkatesh, SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Perrine, G. McIntire, M. Mclinden, M. Coon, G. M. Heymsfield, and L. Li

40
C-band Hydrometeor Classification Scheme and Its Application on Hail Detection over Central Argentina
Luciano Vidal Sr., National Meteorological Service, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and S. Ruiz Suarez, P. Salio, S. W. Nesbitt, and R. Mezher

Handout (1.6 MB)

41
Evaluating the Calibration Stability of an Active Phased-Array Weather Radar
Gerard Masalias-Huguet, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and K. Orzel and S. J. Frasier
Manuscript (406.1 kB)

42
Development of a surface probabilistic product segregating rain and snow
Pauline Marcelline Jaunet, Meteo-France, Toulouse, France; and J. J. Gourley and P. E. Kirstetter

43
C-Band Dual-Polarization Observations of a Massive Volcanic Eruption in South America
Luciano Vidal Sr., National Meteorological Service, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and S. W. Nesbitt, P. Salio, S. Osores, C. Farias, A. Rodriguez, J. Serra, and G. Caranti

Handout (1.9 MB)

44
Compute Bulk Density of winter events based on 2DVD Measurements
Gwo-Jong Huang, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar, D. Moisseev, A. von Lerber, and D. Ori
Manuscript (368.6 kB)

45
Is Adaptive Pseudowhitening Compatible with New Radar-Variable Estimators?
Christopher D. Curtis, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres
Manuscript (355.8 kB)

46
EEC's Next Generation X-band Polarimetric Weather Radar: Solid-State Ranger Series
Qing Cao, Enterprise Electronics Corporation, Norman, OK; and M. Knight, A. Free, R. Stedronsky, B. J. Philips, A. Bajaj, E. J. Lyons, and K. Brewster

Handout (1.8 MB)

47
Analysis and Case Study on the Generation of Radar Echo Bright Band
Zhenhui Wang, Collaborative Innovation Center on Forecast and Evaluation Meteorological Disasters, Nanjing, China; and H. Dong, M. Wang, and J. Zhou

48
NCAR Modular Wind Profiler at DEEPWAVE-NZ
William O. J. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Cohn, J. Sobtzak, C. Martin, T. Hock, and N. Potts

49
Hydrometeor classification by means of statistical clustering: a semi-supervised approach
Nikola Besic, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; and J. Grazioli, J. Figueras i Ventura, M. Gabella, and A. Berne

50
Radiation Characteristics Consistency Evaluation of Horizontal and Vertical Channel for Dual Polarization Weather Radar Antenna
Zhijun Wang, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China; and D. Su and G. Zhao

51
Microphysical and dynamical investigation of storms with distinct electrical characteristics
Brody R. Fuchs, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. Rutledge and P. Kennedy

53
Development of a Low-Cost, Multi-Beam, X-Band Reflectarray-Based Weather Radar System
Shaya Karimkashi, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. McGuire, C. Fulton, R. Irazoqui, M. McCord, N. Aboserwal, M. Teshiba, and H. Sigmarsson

54
Polarimetric Spectral Analysis of Tornadic Debris Signatures
Arturo Umeyama, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres and B. L. Cheong

55
Determination of shape and orientation of ice crystals in mixed-phase clouds based on observations from polarimetric cloud radar
Alexander Myagkov, Leibniz-Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany; and P. Seifert, U. Wandinger, and M. R. Bauer-Pfundstein

57
59
An old-school approach to taking care of windmill echoes
Alamelu Kilambi, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and F. Fabry

Handout (4.8 MB)

60
The Doppler On Wheels and CSWR Surface Observational Facility
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and K. A. Kosiba, B. Pereira, T. Meyer, R. Humphrey, P. Robinson, and J. Marquis

61
An Analysis on Microphysical Characteristics of Convective Storms using an Operational S-band Dual-Polarimetric Radar
Soohyun Kwon, Center for Atmospheric Remote sensing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea; and S. H. Jung, B. Y. Ye, and G. Lee

62
The Progress of OPACC Field Campaign
Zhengwei Yang, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; and K. Zhao, M. Xue, and J. Chen

66
Salient Features of the CSU Electronic-scan X-band radar (FrontX)
V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. George and F. Junyent

68
A Method for Radar Beam Occultation Analysis Using SNR of Receiver
Shiqing Shao, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; and J. Chen, K. Zhao, C. Shi, and K. xu

70
Discrimination between winter precipitation types using radar observations and spectral bin microphysics
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov, J. Krause, and W. Bartolini

74
Neighboring Ray Estimation Based Weather Radar Data Compression
Bong-Joo Jang, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology, Goyang-Si, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea; and S. Lim and K. H. Lee

76
Precipitation Insights From A Merged Dataset of Vertically Pointing ARM Radars and Ground Disdrometers During GOAmazon
Scott E. Giangrande, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and T. Toto and M. P. Jensen

77
Frequency diversity waveforms for millimeter wavelength cloud radars
Nitin Bharadwaj, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. B. Mead, A. L. Pazmany, and B. M. Isom

78
Effects of Cross-Correlated Waveforms on Polarimetric Scattering Parameter Recovery
Zachary Dunn, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Yeary, C. Fulton, N. Goodman, and R. Rincon

80
Radar Observation and Numerical Model Simulation of A Hail Storm Event of March 2014 in Eastern China
Liping Luo, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; and M. Xue and K. Zhu

Handout (3.4 MB)

82
Comparison of Simulated Scattering Characteristics of Large Rain Drops and a Special Form of Melting Hail and Relation to C, S and X Band Radar Observations
Sanja Manic, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and E. Chobanyan, M. Thurai, V. N. Bringi, and B. M. Notaroš
Manuscript (818.7 kB)

Handout (740.2 kB)

84
Investigating Hail Core Signatures Using C-BAND Polarimetric Radar
Romina Mezher, National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), Buenos Aires, Argentina; and S. W. Nesbitt and P. Salio

85
Measurement Uncertainty and System Assessment for Weather Radar
Qing Cao, Enterprise Electronics Corporation, Norman, OK; and M. Knight, A. Ryzhkov, and P. Zhang
Manuscript (3.8 MB)

Handout (7.5 MB)

86
Improving Weather Observations with a Transportable Radar in Mountainous Areas: Mineral County, Colorado
Boon Leng Cheong, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. E. Kirstetter, T. Y. Yu, B. A. Toms, J. Busto, T. Speeze, and J. Dennis

87
Features of radar echoes formed by aircraft cloud-seeding with liquid carbon dioxide
Kenji Wakimizu, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; and K. Nishiyama, O. Morita, T. Maki, and Y. Suzuki

89
Using 3D Reconstruction Technology to Obtain Range and Motion Information of Tornado Debris Objects
Hong Jiang, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. L. Cheong and T. Y. Yu

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HYDROMETEOR CHARACTERISTICS UNDER LAND-OCEAN AND URBAN-RURAL INTERFACES
Augusto José Pereira Filho Sr., University of São PAulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and F. Vemado Sr. and M. Xue
Manuscript (463.7 kB)

Handout (1.6 MB)

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The Capabilities Single porization C-Band Weather Radar for Detecting Volcanic Ash in Indonesia
Eko Wardoyo, Weather Services of Indonesia Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics, Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia

Handout (4.1 MB)

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Effectiveness Analysis of Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) Standard ETSI-EN 301 893 and Telecommunication Regulation for Interference on Weather Radar C-Band in Indonesia
Eko Wardoyo, Weather Services of Indonesia Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics, Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia


Exhibit Hall Opening Formal Poster Viewing (Breakfast Reception)
Location: Oklahoma GH (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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Plenary Session
Vendor Presentation
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
9:30 AM
ERAD 2016 Conference Preview Promote - Ali Tokay
9:37 AM
1
Baron
Rick Braswell, Baron , Huntsville, AL

9:44 AM
2
EEC
Richard Stedronsky, Enterprise Electronics Corporation, Enterprise, AL
9:51 AM
3
Vaisala
Jason Selzler, Vaisala Inc, Westford, MA

9:58 AM
4
WDT - Weather Decision Technologies
Lolly Taylor, WDT, Norman, OK

10:05 AM
Vendor Presentations

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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Keynote Speaker Session 3
Keynote: Mesoscale and Severe Weather
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Keynote: Larry Carey, University of Alabama
10:00 AM
3
Mesoscale and Severe Weather
Larry D. Carey, Texas A&M University, College Statiion, Texas

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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Session 4A
Mesoscale and Severe Weather (Tornadic Storms I)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research
11:45 AM
4A.6
In Situ and Radar Observations of the Low Reflectivity Ribbon
Casey B. Griffin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. C. Weiss, A. E. Reinhart, J. C. Snyder, H. B. Bluestein, J. Wurman, K. A. Kosiba, and P. Robinson
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Session 4B
Microphysical Studies (Rain Microphysics)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Terry J. Schuur, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL
10:45 AM
4B.2
Using Physical Parameters to Describe Raindrop Size Distributions
Christopher R. Williams, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

11:00 AM
4B.3
Sampling Issues in Estimating Radar Variables from Disdrometer Data
Paul L. Smith, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid CIty, SD
11:30 AM
4B.5
Polarimetric Characteristics of Enhanced Warm-Rain Precipitation Growth Processes
Nicholas J. Carr, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. E. Kirstetter, Y. Hong, and J. J. Gourley

11:45 AM
4B.6
Quantitative Comparison of Disdrometer and Polarimetric Radar Measurements to Reveal Rain Microphysics during Meiyu Season in Eastern China
Kun Zhao Sr., Key Laboratory for Mesoscale of Severe Weather, and Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing, China; and S. Liu, G. Zhang, J. Fei, and X. Meng

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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Session 5A
Mesoscale and Severe Weather (Tornadic Storms II)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Larry Carey, University of Alabama
1:30 PM
5A.1
Simulated Frequency Dependence of Radar Observations of Tornadoes
David J. Bodine, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO; and R. D. Palmer, T. Maruyama, C. Fulton, Y. Zhu, and B. L. Cheong
1:45 PM
5A.2
Polarimetric Radar Cross Section Modeling of Tornadic Debris
J. Lujan, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. L. Cheong, C. Fulton, and R. D. Palmer
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Session 5B
General Topics in Radar Meteorology
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Robin Tanamachi, Purdue University
1:30 PM
5B.1
Computation of Particle Scattering Matrices and Polarimetric Radar Variables for Winter Precipitation Using T-Matrix Method, DDA Method, and Higher Order MoM-SIE Method
Branislav Notaroš, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and V. N. Bringi, E. Chobanyan, C. Kleinkort, S. B. Manić, N. J. Šekeljić, A. B. Manić, and M. M. Ilić
1:45 PM
5B.2
Quasi-vertical profiles — a new concept of examining polarimetric radar data
Alexander V. Ryzhkov, University of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK; and P. Zhang, H. D. Reeves, J. Krause, M. R. Kumjian, T. Tschallener, S. Troemel Sr., and C. Simmer
2:00 PM
5B.3
A Proposed Satellite to Provide Global Winds, Ice Water Content and Rainfall
Anthony J. Illingworth, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and A. Battaglia

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015


Coffee Break
Location: Oklahoma GH (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 6A
Mesoscale and Severe Weather (Winter Storms)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Kevin Knupp, University of Alabama in Huntsville
4:15 PM
6A.4
Properties of Elevated Convection in the Comma-head of Continental Winter Cyclones
Andrew A. Rosenow, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, J. M. Keeler, D. Leon, D. M. Plummer, and A. M. Murphy Sr.
4:45 PM
6A.6
A Comparison of X-band Polarization Parameters with In-Situ Microphysical Measurements in the Comma Head of Two Winter Cyclones
Joseph A. Finlon, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, D. M. Plummer, D. Leon, and K. Knupp
Recording files available
Session 6B
Mesoscale and Severe Weather (Use of Polarimetric and Imaging Radars)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: David Bodine, UCAR
3:30 PM
6B.1
Observations of Severe Local Storms and Tornadoes with the Atmospheric Imaging Radar
James M. Kurdzo, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and F. Nai, D. J. Bodine, R. D. Palmer, J. Lujan Jr., A. Mahre, and A. Byrd

3:45 PM
6B.2
Polarimetric radar signatures of the Pentecost supercell 2014 in Germany
Silke Troemel, Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and M. Diederich, K. Muehlbauer, C. Simmer, and A. Ryzhkov
4:00 PM
6B.3
Characteristics of radar observed rain cells in Germany
Raquel M. Evaristo, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and X. Xie, S. Troemel Sr., M. Diederich, J. Simon, V. Pejcic, and C. Simmer
4:30 PM
6B.5
Just How Reliable are the C-Band Polarization Parameters in Severe Convective Storms?
Robert J. Thompson, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and A. J. Illingworth, J. C. Nicol, and T. Darlington
4:45 PM
6B.6
Attempts to observe polarimetric signatures of riming in stratiform precipitation
Jonathan M. Vogel, McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, Canada; and F. Fabry and I. Zawadzki

5:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015


Coffee Break
Location: University Preconference Area (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Recording files available
Panel Discussion
Contributions by the Norman Community to the Advancement of Radar Meteorology, in Honor of Dale Sirmans and John Carter
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Speakers: James F. Kimpel, NSSL/University of Oklahoma/AMS; Elbert W. (Joe) Friday, University of Oklahoma; Donald W. Burgess, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; Richard J. Doviak, NOAA/NSSL; Richard L. Ice, NOAA/NWS/ROC; Dusan S. Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL; Douglas Forsyth, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma; Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma; R.D. Palmer, Univeristy of Oklahoma
5:30 PM
Introduction - Jeff Kimpel
5:45 PM
Significance of the weather radar program for the US National Weather Service - Joe Friday
6:00 PM
ore DoRadar meteorology in Norman befppler times - Douglas Forsyth
6:15 PM
Doppler radar project - Howard Bluestein
6:30 PM
NEXRAD radar upgrades since early 90s - Dusan Zrnic
6:45 PM
Dual-polarization radar project - Don Burgess
7:00 PM
Multifunctional phased array radar project - Richard Ice
7:15 PM
Mobile radars for severe weather studies - Richard Doviak
7:30 PM
Advanced Radar Research Center - Latest achievements - Robert Palmer
7:45 PM
Panel Discussion

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Recording files available
Keynote Speaker Session 4
Keynote: Airborne and Spaceborne Radars
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Keynote: Brenda Dolan, Colorado State Univ.
8:00 AM
4
Airborne and Spaceborne Radars
Brenda Dolan, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Recording files available
Keynote Speaker Session 5
Keynote: Operational Radar Networks and Products
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Keynote: Michael Frech, Deutscher Wetterdienst
8:30 AM
5
Operational Radar Networks and Products
Michael Frech, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Hohenpeißenberg, Germany

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 7A
Airborne and Spaceborne Radars (I)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Vijay Venkatesh, SSAI
9:00 AM
7A.1
Convection, turbulence, generating cells and other fine scale structures within a Nor'easter: a first look at high resolution HIAPER Cloud Radar Observations
Robert M. Rauber, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and S. M. Ellis, J. Vivekanandan, J. L. Stith, W. C. Lee, G. M. McFarquhar, and B. F. Jewett
9:15 AM
7A.2
9:45 AM
7A.4
Airborne remote sensing of clouds and precipitation using Ka and W-band
Martin Hagen, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany; and J. Delanoë, S. Groß, and L. Hirsch
Recording files available
Session 7B
Operational Radar Networks and Products (I)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: W. David Zittel, NOAA/NWS
9:15 AM
7B.2
9:45 AM
7B.4
C-band attenuation correction in heavy rainfall using radiometric emissions
Nawal Husnoo, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and T. Darlington, R. J. Thompson, and A. J. Illingworth

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 16 September 2015


Coffee Break
Location: Oklahoma GH (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 16 September 2015


Session 8A
Airborne and Spaceborne Radars (II)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County
10:30 AM
8A.1
Evaluation of Performance of the GPM/DPR Rain Retrieval Algorithm
Toshio Iguchi, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Seto, R. Meneghini, N. Yoshida, J. Awaka, M. Le, V. Chandrasekar, J. Kwiatkowski, and T. Kubota

10:45 AM
8A.2
Path Attenuation Estimates from the GPM Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar
Robert Meneghini, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and H. Kim and L. Liao

11:00 AM
8A.3
Cross Sensor Validation of the GPM/DPR with Phased Array Radar at X band
Tomoo Ushio, Osaka Univ., Suita, Osaka, Japan; and T. Mega, H. Kikuchi, S. Shimamura, T. Wu, and G. Kim

11:15 AM
8A.4
Melting layer detection validation from GPM DPR and dual-polarization ground radar
Minda Le, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar

11:30 AM
8A.5
Evidence of multiple scattering in observations of the GPM dual-frequency precipitation radar and way forward for retrievals
Alessandro Battaglia, Univ. of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom; and S. Tanelli, K. Mroz, F. Tridon, and P. E. Kirstetter

11:45 AM
8A.6
Overview and preliminary results of end of mission experiments of the Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission Satellite (TRMM)
Nobuhiro Takahashi, Hydrospheric and Atmospheric Research Center (HyARC) Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan; and H. Hanado, T. Iguchi, K. Nakamura, K. Kanemaru, T. Nio, and R. Oki

Recording files available
Session 8B
Mesoscale and Severe Weather (Storm Kinematic Studies with Multiparameter Radars)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Jeffrey Frame, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:30 AM
8B.1
Severe Weather Events over Apulia Region Observed by Newly Installed C-Band Polarimetric Doppler Radar of RIVONA Project
Franco Prodi, National Research Council, Bologna, Italy; and F. Congedo, F. Pasqualucci, and G. Trivellone
10:45 AM
8B.2
Kinematic structure of a shallow bore in a low-shear environment
Kevin Knupp, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. M. Wingo
11:00 AM
8B.3
High-speed volumetric observation of downburst using X-band phased-array radar
Toru Adachi, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and K. Kusunoki, S. Yoshida, K. I. Arai, S. Hayashi, and T. Ushio
11:30 AM
8B.5

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 16 September 2015


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 16 September 2015


Poster Session 2
Mesoscale and Severe Weather, Airborne and Spaceborne Radars, Millimeter Wavelengths Radars
Location: Oklahoma F (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Organizers: Lawrence D. Carey, The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH); Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County; Pavlos Kollias, McGill Univ.
96
Initial observations from the Kinematic Texture and Lightning (KTaL) Experiment
Dr. Eric Bruning, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and V. C. Sullivan, V. Salinas, S. M. Berkseth, P. J. Ware, and S. A. Weiss

Handout (17.3 MB)

97
Preliminary evaluation of surface clutter for geostationary spaceborne weather radar
He Jianxin, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China; and L. Xuehua, Z. Qiangyu, and W. Hao

99
Bridging of Ground Validation between Gridded and Orbit-Level Rainfall through IMERG
Jackson Tan, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA; and W. A. Petersen and A. Tokay

Handout (2.7 MB)

100
3D Wind Field Estimation with Higher Spatial Resolution Using Multi Compact X-Band Weather Radars
Masahiro Minowa, Furuno Electric Co., LTD., Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan; and T. Takaki, S. Oishi, and E. Nakakita

Handout (1.4 MB)

101
Combined cloud radar and lidar aerosol observations in Potenza
Pilar Gumà-Claramunt, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Tito Scalo, Italy; and F. Madonna, A. Amodeo, and M. R. Bauer-Pfundstein

Handout (2.0 MB)

103
Circulation and Areal Contraction Rate as Detected and Measured by Doppler Radar
Vincent T. Wood, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and R. P. Davies-Jones
Manuscript (3.2 MB)

Handout (1.6 MB)

104
Wind Pattern of Scanning Millimeter Wave Doppler Radar
Zhoujie Cheng, Institute of Aviation Meteorology, Beijing, China; and H. Wang

106
Heat Island, Sea Breeze and HP Thunderstorms in Metropolitan Area of São Paulo
Felipe Vemado, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and A. J. Pereira Filho
Manuscript (1.7 MB)

Handout (2.7 MB)

107
Rapid-scan, dual-polarized observations of severe Oklahoma thunderstorms on 31 May 2013
Robin L. Tanamachi, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman

108
Radar simulation studies for dual-frequency radar measurements of snow from space
Takahisa Kobayashi, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Abiko, Chiba, Japan; and M. Nomura, S. Sugimoto, F. Furuzawa, A. Adachi, and H. Hirakuchi
Manuscript (289.0 kB)

109
Combined Observation using the Cloud Radara and Doppler Lidar of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO)
Ikuya Kakimoto, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo, Japan; and T. Matsuda and T. Nakamizo

110
Dual-polarimetric Radar Observations of Convection in Hawaii
Michael M. Bell, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and A. Frambach

111
Data and Operational Processing for NASA's GPM Ground Validation Program
Jason L. Pippitt, NASA/GSFC/SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and D. B. Wolff, W. A. Petersen, and D. A. Marks
Manuscript (1.7 MB)

Handout (1.6 MB)

112
Near Real-time Storm Precipitation Analytics Using Dual-pol Radar Data
Tye W. Parzybok, MetStat, Inc., Fort Collins, CO; and N. A. Lock, C. W. Porter, K. Laro, A. D. Hendricks, and W. Mokry Jr.

113
Vortex Detection with the UK Weather Radar Network
Chris Vernon, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom

114
The Preliminary Results of the W-band Electronic-Scanning Cloud Profiling Radar for Calibration and Validation of EarthCARE/CPR
Hiroaki Horie, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and H. Hanado, Y. Ohnoe, and N. Takahashi

116
Evaluation of a Hail Size Discrimination Algorithm for the Polarimetric WSR-88D
Kiel L. Ortega, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK ; and J. Krause, A. V. Ryzhkov, and J. C. Snyder

Handout (2.1 MB)

117
A comparison of techniques for space-borne Doppler velocity estimation
Vijay Venkatesh, SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Li, M. Mclinden, G. M. Heymsfield, and M. Coon
Manuscript (207.1 kB)

118
Fine-scale Airborne Doppler Radar Measurements of Vertical Air Motions within Lake-effect Systems
Christopher J. Johnston, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. Frame and R. M. Rauber

Handout (4.6 MB)

119
Hail and Small-Drop DSD Variability by Environment in Supercell Storms
Lena Heuscher, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and M. S. Van Den Broeke

Handout (1.6 MB)

120
Constructing Rain-Free Surface Cross Section Data Sets for the Estimation of Path Attenuation
Hyokyung Kim, Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research/Morgan State University, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Meneghini and L. Liao

121
Simulated Dual-Frequency Ratio Measurements in Heavy Rain
Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and L. P. D'Adderio, R. Meneghini, L. Liao, and W. A. Petersen

122
Correlation between Lightning Density and Precipitation Amount based on high-resolution Radar Measurements
Hannah Nürenberg, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; and M. Clemens and F. Ament

Handout (1.8 MB)

126
Performance and Uncertainty Analysis of Precipitation Estimates Derived from Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar onboard GPM over CONUS
Sheng Chen, Guangxi Teachers Education University, Nanning, Guangxi, China; and Y. Qi, Y. Hong, C. Langston, J. Hu, and B. Hu

127
Radar and Disdrometer Observations of Regime-Dependent DSD variability
Brenda Dolan, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Rutledge, W. A. Petersen, and D. B. Wolff

129
Precipitation enhancement of Typhoon Khanun (2012) by orographic effect of Mt.Halla in Jeju Island, Korea
Kyeong-Yeon Ko, Pukyong National University, Korea, Busan, KOREA, South Korea; and D. I. Lee and K. O. Lee

130
Ground Validation of the GPM-DPR Observations and Precipitation Product from Ground Radar Network
Sounak K. Biswas, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and M. Le and V. Chandrasekar

132
Evaluation of Doppler Correction Algorithm for EarthCARE Cloud Profiling Radar using Radar Echo Simulation
Yuichi Ohno, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan; and H. Horie, K. Sato, and N. Takahashi

133
The development and maintenance of MCS by SST variation effects over the Yellow Sea, Korea
Yunhee Kang, Pukyong National University, Korea, Busan, South Korea; and D. I. Lee, J. H. Jeong, and D. J. Kim

134
Rapid-Scan Dual-Polarization WSR-88D Observations of an Oklahoma Hailstorm Producing Extremely-Large Hail
Arthur Witt, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. W. Burgess, A. Seimon, and J. T. Allen
Manuscript (8.4 MB)

Handout (6.6 MB)

135
The interplay of non uniform beam filling and multiple scattering in GPM-DPR observations: a notional study
F. Tridon, Univ. of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom; and A. Battaglia, S. Tanelli, and K. Mroz

Poster 137 has been moved. New paper number is 10B.2A

139
Study on lognormal DSD models for the rain rate estimation applicable for GPM-DPR observation
Toyoshi Shimomai, Shimane University, Matsue, Shimane, Japan; and Y. Watanabe and T. Kozu

140
Polarimetric Hail Size Estimation for the NEXRAD Network
Noah A. Lock, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; and C. Porter, B. Baranowski, and C. Schwarz

141
Accuracy analysis of wind retrieval from Korean radar network: Simulation study
DeaHyung Lee, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea; and S. H. Jung, Y. C. Liou, and G. Lee

142
A Generalized Navigation Correction Method for Airborne Doppler Radar Data
Huaqing Cai, US Army Research Laboratory, White Sands, NM; and W. C. Lee, M. M. Bell, C. A. Wolff, X. Tang, and F. Roux

143
Concept Design and Feasibility Studies for a Ka-band, UAS-based Cloud Sensing Radar
Jingxiao Cai, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. K. Mirza, Y. Zhang, D. Delene, and J. S. Tilley
Manuscript (664.3 kB)

Handout (1.5 MB)

144
Correction of Radar Reflectivity in Partial Beam Blockage Regions of S-band Dual-Polarization Radar
Sung-Hwa Jung, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea; and G. Lyu, G. Lee, K. E. Kim, and M. K. Suk

145
Comparing the Global Precipitation Measurement mission with NOAA/NSSL Multi-Radar Multisensor: past, current status and future directions
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, NOAA/NSSL / Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Hong, J. J. Gourley, N. J. Carr, W. A. Petersen, M. R. Schwaller, E. N. Anagnostou, C. D. Kummerow, R. R. Ferraro, and N. Y. Wang

147
Multiple-scattering-induced “ghost echoes” in GPM-DPR observations of a tornadic supercell
Alessandro Battaglia, Univ. of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom; and K. Mroz, F. Tridon, S. Tanelli, and P. E. Kirstetter

148
Radar Snowfall Estimates at NASA Wallops Flight Facility
Jorel R. Torres, 1Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Program, Rapid City, SD; and A. Tokay, D. D. Kliche, D. A. Marks, G. J. Huang, D. B. Wolff, L. F. Bliven, and W. A. Petersen

149
Interaction of a Jetstream with a Squall Line Originating Along an Upper Level Cold Frontal Boundary as Determined from a Comparison of Model and Quad-Doppler Analyses
Daniel M. Stechman, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, and D. P. Jorgensen

Handout (17.4 MB)

151
152
Use of a Generalized Radar Simulator for the Validation of Precipitation Estimation from GPM Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar Measurements
Soichiro Sugimoto, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Abiko, Chiba, Japan; and T. Kobayashi

Handout (179.2 kB)

153
Examining the Role of Eyewall Convection in Hurricane Intensity Change Using Airborne Radar Observations
Annette M. Foerster, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and M. M. Bell

Handout (8.6 MB)

156
Lake Effect Snow: A Combined Micro Rain Radar and Microphysical Analysis
Claire Pettersen, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. S. Kulie, W. A. Petersen, L. F. Bliven, A. Merrelli, and M. Dutter

157
Comparison of the Energy Efficiency between Typhoon Bolaven and Typhoon Tembin in 2012, Korea
Jisun Lee, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea; and C. You, M. Kang, and D. Lee

158
Engineering Challenges of the HIAPER Cloud Radar: Real-time Active Platform Stabilization and Pressure/Temperature Control
P. Tsai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. M. Ellis, C. Burghart, J. M. Emmett, M. J. Dixon, E. Loew, J. Vivekanandan, and S. Rauenbuehler

161
162
Observations of an Unusual Nonsupercellular Tornado
Anthony W. Lyza, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp

164
High-frequency Mobile Radar Measurements of Tornado Boundary Layer Flow
Christopher C. Weiss, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and T. Cermak, A. E. Reinhart, and P. Skinner

167
168
Mapping the Impact of Surface Roughness on the Kinematics of the 3D Wind Field
Tim Coleman, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL ; and K. Knupp

170
Cloud Properties Observed by Ground-Based Millimeter Wavelength Radar in the Korean Peninsula
Bo-Young Ye, Center for Atmospheric Remote Sensing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea; and S. H. Jung and G. Lee

173
Preliminary results obtained by a new Ka-band polarimetric Doppler radar of Nagoya University, Japan
Taro Shinoda, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; and T. Ohigashi, H. Minda, K. Tsuboki, and H. Uyeda

174
Cloud Radar Network in Tokyo Metropolitan Area for Early Detection of Cumulonimbus Generation
Takeshi Maesaka, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and K. Iwanami, S. I. Suzuki, Y. Shusse, and N. Sakurai

Handout (3.1 MB)

Thursday, 17 September 2015

8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Thursday, 17 September 2015


Keynote Speaker Session 6
Keynote: QPE and Hydrological Applications
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Keynote: Jian Zhang, NOAA/NSSL
8:00 AM
6
QPE and Hydrological Applications
Jian Zhang, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 17 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 9A
QPE and Hydrological Applications (I)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Jonathan J. Gourley, NOAA/NSSL
8:30 AM
9A.1
8:45 AM
9A.2
9:00 AM
9A.3
Tropical Rainfall Rate Relations Assessments from Dual Polarized X-BAND Weather Radars
Carlos Wah, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Mayaguez, PR; and J. G. Colom and L. León
9:15 AM
9A.4
Dual-Polarization Radar QPE Using Adjusted Specific Attenuation For Different Precipitation Types
Yadong Wang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. Zhang, A. V. Ryzhkov, J. Zhang, L. Tang, and S. B. Cocks
9:30 AM
9A.5
9:45 AM
9A.6
Real-time, High-resolution QPE System for CASA DFW Urban Radar Network
Haonan Chen, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar

Recording files available
Session 9B
Airborne and Spaceborne Radars (III)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Claire Pettersen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
8:30 AM
9B.1
Using particle size distribution observations from GPM field campaigns to constrain spaceborne precipitation retrievals
Stephen W. Nesbitt, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and G. Duffy, K. A. Reed, G. McFarquhar, and A. Tokay
8:45 AM
9B.2
9:00 AM
9B.3
Evaluating GPM precipitation estimates in the Swiss Alps and Plateau
Peter J. Speirs, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; and A. Berne
9:30 AM
9B.5
The Performance of the EarthCARE CPR in Marine Stratiform Clouds
David Burns, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and P. Kollias, A. Tatarevic, A. Battaglia, and S. Tanelli
9:45 AM
9B.6
Technology Development for a Future Spaceborne Cloud and Precipitation Imaging Radar
Lihua Li, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Racette, G. M. Heymsfield, M. McLinden, P. stenger, M. Cooley, T. Spence, and R. Park

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 17 September 2015


Coffee Break
Location: Oklahoma GH (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 17 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 10A
QPE and Hydrological Applications (II)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Jian Zhang, NOAA/NSSL
10:30 AM
10A.1
Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Estimates with Ground-based Radar Networks
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, NOAA/NSSL / Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, Y. Hong, J. Zhang, S. Moazamigoodarzi, C. Langston, and A. Arthur
11:15 AM
10A.4
Precipitation estimation based on satellite and adjacent radar observations
Yu-Ri Lee, Yonsei Univertisy, Seoul, South Korea; and D. B. Shin
Recording files available
Session 10B
Millimeter wavelength radars
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Alessandro Battaglia, Univ. of Leicester
10:30 AM
10B.1
Retrieval of Cloud Microphysics from HIAPER Cloud Radar Measurements
J. Vivekanandan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Ellis, B. Morley, P. Tsai, and S. Spuler
11:00 AM
10B.2A
The HIAPER Cloud Radar Performance and Observations During Winter Storm Observations of a Nor'easter
S. M. Ellis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Rauber, P. Tsai, J. M. Emmett, E. Loew, C. D. Burghart, M. J. Dixon, J. Vivekanandan, S. Rauenbuehler, J. L. Stith, and W. C. Lee
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (8.2 MB)

11:15 AM
10B.4
A 35-GHz cloud radar with the hybrid polarimetric configuration
Alexander Myagkov, Leibniz-Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany; and P. Seifert, U. Wandinger, and M. R. Bauer-Pfundstein
11:30 AM
10B.5

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 17 September 2015


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 17 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 11A
QPE and Hydrological Applications (III)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Brian R. Nelson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
1:30 PM
11A.1
Real-time Radar-based Flash Flood Forecast System in the U.S
Jonathan J. Gourley, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and Z. L. Flamig, H. Vergara, R. Clark III, P. E. Kirstetter, G. Terti, Y. Hong, and K. W. Howard
1:45 PM
11A.2
Radar Analysis for Design Storm Application
Baxter E. Vieux, Vieux & Associates, Inc., Norman, OK; and A. Dodd and B. D. Wilson
2:00 PM
11A.3
Urban Inundation Prediction using High Density Gauge Network and Weather Radar in Seoul, Korea
Seong-Sim Yoon, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea; and B. Lee and S. Choi

2:15 PM
11A.4
Urban High-Resolution Precipitation Product for rainfall-runoff simulations: Combining C-Band and Local X-Band Radar Data
Katharina Lengfeld, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain; and M. Berenguer, M. Clemens, F. Ament, and D. Sempere
2:30 PM
11A.5A
MRMS QPE Performance during the 2014 Warm Season
Stephen B. Cocks, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Martinaitis, K. W. Howard, and J. Zhang
2:45 PM
11A.6
Snowfall Rate Estimation Using X-band Dual-Polarization Radar
Lin Tang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. Jorgensen, J. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Qi, K. Howard, D. J. Gochis, J. Busto, and J. Meitín
Recording files available
Session 11B
Mesoscale and Severe Weather (Field Campaigns)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Timothy J. Lang, NASA/MSFC
1:30 PM
11B.1
PECAN (Plains Elevated Convection At Night): Overview and First Impressions
Tammy M. Weckwerth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Geerts, C. L. Ziegler, and D. B. Parsons
1:45 PM
11B.2
2:00 PM
11B.3
The PARADISO campaign: Description and first results
Jordi Figueras i Ventura, MeteoSwiss, Locarno, Switzerland; and M. Schneebeli, A. Leuenberger, M. Gabella, J. Grazioli, T. Raupach, D. Wolfensberger, P. Graaf, H. Wernli, A. Berne, and U. Germann
2:15 PM
11B.4
From Line Echo Wave Pattern (LEWP) to Bow Echo
W. C. Lee, NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and C. H. Wei, M. M. Bell, T. H. Hor, and B. J. D. Jou
2:30 PM
11B.5
Diagnosing the evolution of a thunderstorm during the CHUVA/GO-Amazon Field Campaign
Carlos A. Morales, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and R. I. Albrecht, E. M. Anselmo, J. R. Neves, E. F. Gomes, D. Oliveira, and M. Lacerda
2:45 PM
11B.6
Non-linear wind analysis of single Doppler radar observation in DVAD framework
Xiaowen Tang, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; and W. C. Lee and Y. Wang

3:00 PM-4:30 PM: Thursday, 17 September 2015


Poster Session 3
QPE and Hydrological Applications, Operational Radar Networks and Products, Use of Radar Data for Nowcasting and NWP Models
Location: Oklahoma F (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Organizers: Gyu-Won Lee, Kyungpook National University; Richard L. Ice, NOAA/NWS/ROC; M. Xue, Univ. of Oklahoma
176
Local ensemble transform Kalman filter experiments using radar observations: a case study over central Argentina
Juan J. Ruiz, Dept of Atmospheric Sciences (FCEyn-UBA) and CIMA (CONICET/UBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina; and L. Vidal Sr., P. Maldonado, S. Suarez Ruiz, P. Salio, Y. Garcia Skabar, Y. Garcia Skabar, A. C. Saulo, S. W. Nesbitt, E. Kalnay, and T. Miyoshi

178
Variability of rain rate estimators due to rainfall types: assessment based on hydrometeorology testbed data
Sergey Y. Matrosov, CIRES/NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and R. Cifelli, P. J. Neiman, and A. B. White

179
Open Source Software Projects for Various Radar Platforms
Nick Guy, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and T. J. Lang, P. Hein, A. L. Gama, and A. Lyons

180
Implementation of Terrain Resolving Component by Immersed Boundary Method for Variational Doppler Radar Analysis System (VDRAS)
Sheng-Lun Tai, National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan; and Y. C. Liou, J. Sun, and S. F. Chang

Handout (2.9 MB)

181
High resolution estimation of specific differential phase and backscatter differential phase for polarimetric X-band weather radars
Ricardo Reinoso-Rondinel, Delft Univ. of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; and C. M. H. Unal and H. W. J. Russchenberg

Handout (778.1 kB)

182
Statistical evaluation of three distinct automated Doppler dealiasing algorithms using a hand-dealiased shipborne radar dataset
Timothy J. Lang, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and P. Hein, T. Chronis, T. Castillo, K. Hoover, S. Collis, and J. Helmus

Handout (4.1 MB)

184
Expanding the “Multi-Sensor” in MRMS: Seamless High-Resolution CONUS QPE in the GOES-R/GPM Era
Heather Grams, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. E. Kirstetter and J. J. Gourley

186
A CASA-like Networked Radar System in Nanjing Area
Zhaoming Li, IAP, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and H. Chen, S. Duan, H. Lei, S. Li, C. Li, J. Lu, and D. Li
Manuscript (644.9 kB)

Handout (1.0 MB)

187
Sensitivity of Doppler Radar and AWS Data Assimilation in WRF Microphysics Schemes
Ki-Hong Min, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea; and Y. Kim, Y. Kim, G. Lee, and G. Lee

Handout (3.4 MB)

188
Monitoring Radar System ZDR Accuracy: S and C-Band Operational Experiences in the US and Germany
Richard Ice, NOAA/NWS/ROC, Norman, OK; and W. D. Zittel, M. Frech, J. Seltmann, R. R. Lee, and L. M. Richardson

Handout (281.6 kB)

189
Ensemble based multi-scale assimilation of Radar and In-situ Observations to Forecast Nocturnal Convection Initiation
Samuel K. Degelia, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; and X. Wang and D. J. Stensrud

190
Multiple Year Reanalysis of Remotely Sensed Storms — Precipitation (MYRORSS – P)
Jian Zhang, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and Y. Qi, S. E. Stevens, B. Kaney, C. Langston, K. L. Ortega, B. R. Nelson, K. Howard, and O. P. Prat

191
Empowering Undergraduate Students to Assist in Quality Control of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program's Growing Scanning Radar Network
Adam Theisen, ARM Data Quality Office/CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. B. Pickos, N. Myers, B. Borchardt, and M. Wepel

192
193
Examination of Early Echoes of Developing Convective Storms
Jacob Carlin, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. C. Snyder, A. Ryzhkov, J. Gao, and A. P. Khain

Handout (1.8 MB)

195
NEXRAD Dual Polarization Data for FAA Aviation Products
David J. Smalley, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and M. F. Donovan, B. J. Bennett, K. T. Hood, E. Griffin, M. S. Veillette, and E. Williams
Manuscript (1.4 MB)

Handout (5.3 MB)

196
Uncertainty in the Absolute Calibration of Differential Reflectivity
Earle R. Williams, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and D. J. Smalley, K. T. Hood, M. F. Donovan, B. J. Bennett, and E. Griffin
Manuscript (214.2 kB)

Handout (3.7 MB)

197
Evaluation of the Baseline NEXRAD Icing Hazard Product
Michael F. Donovan, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and D. J. Smalley, E. R. Williams, R. G. Hallowell, and B. J. Bennett
Manuscript (2.4 MB)

Handout (6.2 MB)

198
Offshore Radar-like Analyses and Forecasts for Aviation
Mark S. Veillette, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and H. Iskenderian, C. J. Mattioli, P. M. Lamey, and E. P. Hassey

199
FAA NextGen Weather Systems
Alfred Moosakhanian, FAA, Washington, DC; and R. Segers, W. N. Brown, and X. Yang

200
Validation of Simulated Hurricane Raindrop Size Distributions using Dual-Polarimetric Radar
Bonnie R. Brown, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and M. M. Bell and A. Frambach

Handout (2.1 MB)

201
A Scale-Decomposition-Based Radar QPE Ensemble System Incorporating a Statistical Model for VPR Errors
Robert Scovell, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and C. Vernon, C. Pierce, and A. Seed

202
Assimilation of radar and surface observations for the analysis and prediction of a squall line
Xingchao Chen, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and K. Zhao Sr. and J. Sun

203
Impacts of the QPE integration using Poisson's Equation for Radar Reflectivity, MPE Eumetsat and Rain Gauge Network on a subtropical basin in Brazil
Leonardo Calvetti, SIMEPAR - Parana Meteorological System, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil; and R. L. Neundorf, C. Beneti, T. Noronha, R. Toshio, A. Fernandes, M. E. Katekawa, and J. E. Lopes
Manuscript (1.5 MB)

Handout (13.8 MB)

205
The Multi-Year Reanalysis of Remotely Sensed Storms (MYRORSS): Data Processing and Severe Weather Projects
Kiel L. Ortega, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK ; and T. M. Smith, S. E. Stevens, S. S. Williams, D. M. Kingfield, and R. A. Lagerquist

Handout (2.4 MB)

206
Long-term Comparisons of Collocated Radar Reflectivity Observations at X Band in the Mountainous Region of the Southern French Alps
Nan Yu, Météo France, Toulouse, France; and H. Al-Sakka, N. Gaussiat, P. Tabary, and J. F. Ribaud

208
The Development of a Real-Time Gauge QC and Gauge-Radar Merging Scheme for England and Wales
Sharon A. Jewell, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and S. Bryce and K. Norman

209
Monitoring absolute calibration of a DualPolarization Weather Radar
Michael Frech, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Hohenpeißenberg, Germany; and M. Hagen and T. C. Mammen

Handout (1.1 MB)

210
Improving Interactive Visualization of Polarimetric Weather Radars — from Open Sources to Games
Cesar Beneti, SIMEPAR - Parana Meteorological System, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil; and T. M. Buriol, R. Seluzniak, A. Gama, C. Oliveira, and L. Calvetti
Manuscript (1.4 MB)

Handout (15.6 MB)

212
A Comparison of Precipitation Occurrence from the Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor System and the CloudSat Cloud Profiling Radar
Mark A. Smalley, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. S. L'Ecuyer and P. E. Kirstetter

213
Spatial Variation of Z-R Relationship the Hallasan Mountain, Korea During the Typhoon Nakri in 2014
Jung Mo Ku, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; and Y. Ro and C. Yoo

214
Quantitative precipitation estimation for an S-band weather radar using a dense gauge network
Min Jang, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea; and C. You, D. I. Lee, S. Kim, and Y. Choi

215
Diagnosing non-bright band precipitation in Met Office radar data using the linear depolarisation ratio
Caroline Sandford, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and A. J. Illingworth and R. J. Thompson

Handout (692.2 kB)

216
Adaptive Tracking of Thunderstorm Cells at X-band
Andreas Leuenberger, Meteo Svizzera, Locarno, Switzerland; and J. Figueras i Ventura, U. Germann, and M. Schneebeli

Handout (453.6 kB)

217
Research on Velocity De-aliasing Method for Ground-based Millimeter wave Cloud Radar
Xu Wang, Chengdu University of Information Technology, ChengDu, Sichuan, China; and Y. Qi, J. He, Z. Shi, and X. Li

Handout (190.6 kB)

219
Modelling radar rainfall residual errors for hydrological applications
Francesca Cecinati, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; and M. A. Rico-Ramirez and D. Han

220
Characterization and Estimation of Heavy Rainfall Using Dual-polarization Radar Observations During 21 July 2012 Beijing Flood Event
Debin Su, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China; and W. Xu, Y. Cao, H. Chen, and V. Chandrasekar

222
Recent challenges and opportunities for operational radar algorithms afforded by the NEXRAD radar network
Chris Porter, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; and N. A. Lock, L. Venkatramani, and C. Schwarz

223
225
A Real-Time Hydrometeorology Research Testbed for Heavy Rainfall and Streamflow Prediction
Rita D. Roberts, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Sun, J. Wilson, D. J. Gochis, B. G. Brown, D. L. Megenhardt, A. Anderson, K. Ikeda, W. Yu, and R. Bullock

226
Advanced Radio Frequency Interference Mitigation Strategies for the National Weather Radar Testbed
John Lake, Univ. of Oklahoma, ARRC, Norman, OK; and M. Yeary and C. D. Curtis

227
Polarimetric Rainfall Retrieval with a C-Band Radar in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Roberto V. Calheiros, SIMEPAR - Parana Meteorological System, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil; and C. Beneti, C. Oliveira, M. A. Lima, L. Calvetti, A. M. G. Held, G. Held, and A. C. Paiva Neto
Manuscript (2.4 MB)

228
Sensitivity of a regional forecast model statistical rainfall properties to resolution
Hanh Nguyen, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia; and A. Protat, M. Whimpey, and S. rauniyar

229
A possible optimum rainfall estimation algorithm using
Cheolhwan You, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea; and D. I. Lee, J. T. Lee, S. H. Suh, H. J. Kim, and K. Y. Nam

Handout (1.1 MB)

230
Polarimetric signatures of deep convective updrafts: KDP columns in three-dimensional simulations of deep convection, using bin and bulk microphysics schemes
Marcus van Lier-Walqui, Columbia University & NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and A. M. Fridlind, A. S. Ackerman, S. Collis, J. Helmus, X. Li, W. K. Tao, and D. Wu

231
Dual-Polarization rainfall retrievals at long range over Missouri
Mallory Lumpe, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and M. J. Simpson and N. I. Fox

232
The Radar Data Archive at the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
Steve Ansari, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Del Greco

235
Rainfall rate and microphysics retrievals from mobile X-band polarimetric radars
Jonathan J. Gourley, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. Kalogiros, E. N. Anagnostou, M. Anagnostou, O. Bousquet, and P. E. Kirstetter

236
Convection detection for automatic METAR reports using radar, satellite and lightning data
Thomas Schubert, German Weather Service, Aeronautical Meteorology Department, Offenbach, Germany; and M. Werner

Handout (1.6 MB)

239
Evaluation of Clutter Residue Censoring on the WSR-88D Radar System
Jane C. Krause, Centuria Corporation, Norman, OK; and R. L. Ice, W. D. Zittel, A. E. Daniel, and B. M. Taylor
Manuscript (2.7 MB)

Handout (620.2 kB)

240
Application and Evaluation of A Dual-polarization Radar Rainfall Algorithm in Complex Terrain during NASA IPHEx Field Campaign
Haonan Chen, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar, D. Willie, S. Lim, R. Cifelli, W. A. Petersen, and D. B. Wolff

241
Sunspike Detection using Radial-by-Radial Noise Estimates
Brandon M. Taylor, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. L. Ice, J. C. Krause, and L. M. Richardson
Manuscript (1.5 MB)

Handout (476.4 kB)

242
Radar Rainfall Estimation on Hybrid Surface Based on Reflectivity Statistics
Choeng-lyong Lee, Research and Training Team for Future Creative Astrophysicists and Cosmologists, Daegu, South Korea; and S. H. Jung and G. Lee
Manuscript (16.0 kB)

Handout (1.3 MB)

243
Radar beam broadening and QPE performance of radar polarimetric algorithms
Eugenio Gorgucci, Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima - CNR, Rome, Italy; and L. Baldini

244
Large-volume Data Compression Using Compressed Sensing for Meteorological Radar
Shigeharu Shimamura, Osaka Univ., Suita, Osaka, Japan; and H. Kikuchi, T. Matsuda, G. Kim, T. Ushio, E. Yoshikawa, and Y. Nakamura

245
Quantitative Rainfall Estimation for the Localized Heavy Rainfall Event
MiYoung Kang, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea; and D. I. Lee, C. You, Y. S. Bang, and J. H. Kim

246
QPE Algorithm Comparison and its Error Analysis Based on C-band Dual-polarization Radar Observation During Rainy Season in Beijing Area
Wenjing Xu, Beijing Meteorological Bureau, Beijing, China; and D. Su, D. Hudak, and N. Donaldson

247
Summer experiment for the rainfall estimation of dual-pol. radar using Yong-In Testbed (YIT) in Korea
Mi-Kyung Suk, KMA, Seoul, South Korea; and K. Y. Nam, H. L. Kim, I. H. Cho, G. Y. Byun, and J. S. Ko

248
An Improved Distributed Hydrologic Simulation Framework—Integrating Energy/Water Balances with Snow Processes
Xinyi shen, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and E. Anagnostou, Y. Hong, J. Parent, and Z. Hao

249
Performance study of the radar Sun-monitoring method
Patricia Altube, Servei Meteorològic de Catalunya, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain; and J. Bech, O. Argemí, T. Rigo, and N. Pineda

251
Towards the Use of a Doppler Filter on Radars Operating a 3-PRT Scheme at Météo-France
Nicolas Dejax, Météo-France, Toulouse, France; and N. Gaussiat and P. Tabary
Manuscript (2.0 MB)

Handout (5.5 MB)

252
The use of attenuation for rainfall estimation at C-Band in Argentina
Romina Mezher, National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), Buenos Aires, Argentina; and P. Zhang and D. S. Zrnic

253
Range Effects in Polarimetric Measurements at the S, C and X Bands in Brazil
Roberto V. Calheiros, SIMEPAR - Parana Meteorological System, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil; and C. Beneti and C. Oliveira
Manuscript (981.4 kB)

254
A statistical quality control approach of ground-based weather radar data
N. Li, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and M. Wei, Z. Chu, and M. Wang

256
Exploring the use of mini-radars for high-resolution QPE in São Paulo – Brazil
Carlos A. Morales, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

259
Observations of Negative ZDR in Sandstorms and Storm Outflows
Pengfei Zhang, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK; and D. S. Zrnic and A. V. Ryzhkov

Handout (3.1 MB)

260
Waveguide Loss is Not a Measureable Quantity
Paul L. Smith, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid CIty, SD

Handout (204.3 kB)

261
Correction for CINRAD Weather Radar Reflectivity Based on TRMM/PR 2A25 Product Data
Zhigang Chu, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and Z. Wang, D. Xu, and N. Li

264
The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Polarimetric Doppler Radar—Teaching, Research, and Operations
Todd A. Murphy, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA; and A. T. C. Hanks and E. A. Pani

Handout (15.6 MB)

265
Importance Of Antenna Characteristics To Radar Performance
Donal Adams, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and T. Darlington, J. Sugier, M. Kitchen, and C. Sloan

266
Real of fake? Follow-ups on signatures observed on US radar composites
Frederic Fabry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and D. Kirshbaum, V. Meunier, and A. Cournoyer

Handout (5.0 MB)

267
A Method Of Linear Mesoscale Convective Systems(LMCSs) Automatic Identification Based On Radar Network
kun xu, CSIC PRIDe(Nanjing) Atmospheric and Oceanic Information System Co.,Ltd, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and J. Yang, C. Shi, and S. Shao

269
Toward automatic convective products for aeronautical meteorology
Rudolf Kaltenboeck Sr., Austrocontrol, Vienna, Vienna, Austria; and G. Croonen, T. Ganster, T. Gartner, K. Hennerman, K. Kerschbaum, M. Loscher, S. Mayer, C. Nowak, M. Steinheimer, and M. Uray

270
Toward an Austrian dual-pol radar network—The Austrian TUNDRA project
Rudolf Kaltenboeck Sr., Austrocontrol, Vienna, Austria; and V. Meyer, C. Tavolato, and L. Tuchler

271
Improving model QPN skill using multiple-Doppler radar observed and retrieved meteorological state variables
Yu-Chieng Liou, National Central University, Jhongli, Taoyuan City, Taiwan; and Y. L. Teng

275
Consideration of Rainfall Intermittency and Log-normality in the Merging of Radar and Rain Gauge Data
Yonghun Ro, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; and J. Ku and C. Yoo

279
The Use of Mesoscale Ensemble NWP Information in a Hybrid 3DEnVar System for Severe Convective Weather Events
Sijie Pan, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Gao, X. Wang, and D. J. Stensrud
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Handout (2.7 MB)

281
Comparison of observed and numerically-simulated rain drop size distributions in VORTEX2 supercells
Daniel Dawson, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and G. H. Bryan, K. Friedrich, Y. Jung, E. R. Mansell, G. Romine, and M. Xue

282
Examining polarimetric forward operators for use with numerical models
Jeffrey C. Snyder, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and Y. Jung, D. Dawson, A. V. Ryzhkov, and A. P. Khain

Handout (3.3 MB)

4:30 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 17 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 12A
Use of Radar Data for Nowcasting and NWP Models (I)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Ming Xue, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma
4:30 PM
12A.1
5:00 PM
12A.3
Pukyong Orographic Nowcasting (PKON) and its verification
Dong-In Lee, Pukyong National University, Korea, Busan, South Korea; and J. H. Jeong

5:15 PM
12A.4
Implementation of a Combined Mobile and Ground Based Radar Data Assimilation System for the US Navy
Paul Harasti, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. Frost, Q. Zhao, J. Cook, D. Geiszler, H. J. Chen, C. E. Skupniewicz, T. J. Neu, R. C. Lee, J. M. Reeves, P. Smith, J. C. Ertl, J. Vermeulen, W. P. Webster, W. Yogi, R. Stocker, C. McGregor, G. Hoisington, P. J. Mccrone, J. C. Shaw, B. T. Akagi, and D. J. Belanger
5:30 PM
12A.5
Three-dimensional precipitation nowcasting with rapid and dense phased array weather radar observations
Shigenori Otsuka, RIKEN, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan; and G. Tuerhong, J. J. Ruiz, S. Satoh, T. Ushio, and T. Miyoshi
Recording files available
Session 12B
Operational Radar Networks and Products (I)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Jessica A. Schultz, NOAA/NWS
4:45 PM
12B.2
Marshall Space Flight Center and the open-source radar software revolution
Timothy J. Lang, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and B. Dolan, B. Fuchs, P. Hein, E. Thompson, S. Collis, J. Helmus, and N. Guy
5:00 PM
12B.3
An open framework for polarimetric radar measurement processing
Scott Collis, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. Helmus, S. E. Giangrande, K. Muehlbauer, K. North, and P. Kollias
5:15 PM
12B.4
ASR-9 Weather Systems Processor Technology Refresh and Upgrade
John Y. N. Cho, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and E. M. Shank, G. Stilwell, J. P. Morgan, E. Griffin, E. Ma, J. G. Stander, T. Smith, and A. S. Gautam
5:30 PM
12B.5
Towards a Radar-Based Precipitation Climatology for Germany — First Results and Future Perspectives
Thomas Junghänel, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach am Main, Germany; and T. Winterrath, A. Schmitt, M. Hafer, E. Weigl, and A. Becker
Manuscript (1.3 MB)

Handout (2.6 MB)

5:45 PM
12B.6

Friday, 18 September 2015

8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Friday, 18 September 2015

Recording files available
Keynote Speaker Session 7
Keynote: Use of Radar data for Nowcasting and NWP Models
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Keynote: Rita Roberts, NCAR/RAL
8:00 AM
7

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Friday, 18 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 13A
Use of Radar Data for Nowcasting and NWP Models (II)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Juanzhen Sun, NCAR
8:30 AM
13A.1
A Realtime Weather-Adaptive Hybrid ensemble 3DVAR Analysis System with Automatic Storm Positioning and On-demand Capability
Jidong Gao, NSSL/NOAA, Norman, OK; and C. Fu, D. Kingfield, K. Calhoun, C. Karstens, T. Smith, G. Creager, L. J. Wicker, and J. S. Kain
9:00 AM
13A.3
9:45 AM
13A.6
Radar and Satellite Data Assimilation in the RAP and HRRR Models
Therese T. Ladwig, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and C. R. Alexander, M. Hu, D. C. Dowell, S. S. Weygandt, and S. G. Benjamin
Recording files available
Session 13B
Operational Radar Networks and Products (II)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Michael Istok, NOAA/NWS
8:30 AM
13B.1
Zdr calibration instability: an experimental analysis of the responsible radar components
J. C. Hubbert, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Dixon, G. Meymaris, and S. M. Ellis
8:45 AM
13B.2
Oversampling in azimuth to improve detection of vortices
Valery Melnikov, Univ. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK; and D. S. Zrnic and D. W. Burgess
9:00 AM
13B.3
Weather radar antenna pointing accuracy assessment: three method inter-comparison
Patricia Altube, Servei Meteorològic de Catalunya, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain; and J. Bech, O. Argemí, T. Rigo, and N. Pineda
9:15 AM
13B.4
Identification of wind turbine clutter in weather radar measurements
Will Hall, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; and M. A. Rico-Ramirez and S. Krämer

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Friday, 18 September 2015


Coffee Break
Location: University Preconference Area (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )

10:30 AM-11:45 AM: Friday, 18 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 14A
Use of Radar Data for Nowcasting and NWP Models (III)
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: Daniel Dawson, Purdue University

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Friday, 18 September 2015

Recording files available
Session 14B
Operational Radar Networks and Products (III)
Location: University C (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Chair: John Hubbert, NCAR
10:30 AM
14B.1
11:00 AM
14B.3
The French radar network and products: achievements and outlook
Nicolas Gaussiat, Meteo France, Toulouse, France; and J. L. Champeaux, P. Tabary, and V. Vogt
11:15 AM
14B.4
Odyssey 2020, a centralised processing platform to perform state of the art radar data quality control and produce QPE products for the weather services in Europe
Maud Martet, Meteo France, Toulouse, France; and N. Gaussiat, B. Urban, P. Tabary, S. Matthews, C. Bulpett, E. Saltikoff, A. J. Huuskonen, M. Peura, M. Kurri, G. Haase, A. Henja, D. B. Michelson, B. Lipovscak, and D. Peti

11:30 AM
14B.5
Operational weather radar networks in Africa: A South African case study
RG du Preez, North-West University, Potchefstroom, Northwest, South Africa; and S. Piketh Sr., R. Burger Sr., and J. Holm Sr.

11:45 AM
14B.6
The Use of Comparison and Calibration of Reflectivity from the TRMM Precipitation Radar and Ground-based Operational Radars in China
Lingzhi Zhong, Chinese Academy of Meteorology, Beijing, China; and R. Yang, R. Li, Y. Wen, Q. Zhou, and Y. Hong

12:00 PM-12:30 PM: Friday, 18 September 2015


Plenary Session
Final Announcement and Award Ceremony
Location: University AB (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology