Session 24A Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Hydrology 2: Improvements and Application of Radar-Based QPE.

Friday, 1 September 2017: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
St. Gallen (Swissotel Chicago)
Host: 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology
David B. Wolff, NASA GSFC, Wallops Flight Facility, Code 610.W, Wallops Island, VA and Jian Zhang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Second 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 Improvements and Application of Radar-Based QPE.

8:30 AM
Correction of Radar Reflectivity Due to Partial Beam Blocking
Anthony J. Illingworth, Univ. of Reading, Reading, U.K.; and R. J. Thompson
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
Towards Assessing the Information Content of Radar Polarimetry Measurements
Laura Fierce, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and S. Giangrande and R. L. McGraw
9:30 AM
Use of OPERA Data for Real-Time Pan-European Flash-Flood Hazard Assessment and Nowcasting
Shinju Park, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain; and M. Berenguer and D. Sempere-Torres
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