Session 22B Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Hydrology 1: Multi-Platform QPE.

Thursday, 31 August 2017: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
St. Gallen 1&2 (Swissotel Chicago)
Host: 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Walter A. Petersen, NASA, MSFC, Huntsville, AL and Amber E. Emory, NASA/GSFC, Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes, Greenbelt, MD

First session on new techniques for rain accumulation estimation, error analysis, multi-sensor and blended approaches (Gauges, microwave links and radiometer). Coupling of radar estimates to hydrological models. Long term climatologies and case studies. Focus on Multi-Platform QPE.

1:30 PM
Radar Applications in Northern Scotland: RAINS
Ryan R. Neely III, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, U.K.; and L. Parry, L. J. Bennett, D. Dufton, and C. G. Collier
1:45 PM
An Approach to Radar-Raingauge Blending Including the Time Dimension
Marc Berenguer, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; and D. Sempere-Torres, E. Cassiraga, and J. J. Gómez-Hernández
2:00 PM
MRMS Dual-Polarization Radar Synthetic QPE
Jian Zhang, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and Y. Qi, L. Tang, S. B. Cocks, Y. Wang, P. Zhang, A. Ryzhkov, C. Langston, and B. T. Kaney
Manuscript (8.0 MB)

Handout (19.8 MB)

2:15 PM
Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Estimates with Ground and Space-based Radars
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and J. Zhang

2:30 PM
Long-Term Assessment of the DPR Rainfall Products in the Mediterranean Area According to the H-SAF Validation Protocol
Marco Petracca, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Rome, Italy; and S. Puca, S. Sebastianelli, and G. Vulpiani
2:45 PM
Examining an Alternative Normalization of Drop Size Distributions and Its Utility for Spaceborne Radar Retrievals of Rain
Kwo-Sen Kuo, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; and A. Tokay and S. Yatheendradas
3:00 PM
On the Road to Operational Rainfall Monitoring with Commercial Microwave Links
Aart Overeem, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, Netherlands; and H. Leijnse and R. Uijlenhoet
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