Poster Session 3 QPE and Hydrological Applications, Operational Radar Networks and Products, Use of Radar Data for Nowcasting and NWP Models

Thursday, 17 September 2015: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Oklahoma F (Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center )
Host: 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Organizers:
Gyu-Won Lee, Department of Astronomy and Atmospheric Sciences, Kyungpook National University, Daegu; Richard L. Ice, NOAA/NWS/ROC, Norman, OK and M. Xue, SoM, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Papers:
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

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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

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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)

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