Session 6A Moving Platforms. Vehicle, Airborne, Shipborne and Spaceborne 1: Aircraft Big and Small.

Monday, 28 August 2017: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
St. Gallen (Swissotel Chicago)
Host: 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Peisang Tsai, NCAR, Boulder, CO and Nick Guy, The Climate Corporation, Seattle, WA

First session on the study of atmospheric phenomena from moving platforms including manned and unmanned aircraft, current and future spaceborne platforms and shipboard radar systems. This covers technological aspects, case studies and ground validation exercises. Focus on Aircraft big and small.

1:30 PM
Fine-scale Structure of the 2-3 February 2015 Nor'easter using high-resolution HIAPER Cloud Radar Observations
Andrew Janiszeski, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber, G. McFarquhar, B. Jewett, and S. Ellis

1:45 PM
Improvements to the NOAA P-3 Airborne Doppler Tail-Mounted Radar: Super Cell Observations from VORTEX-Southeast
David P. Jorgensen, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. L. Ziegler, E. N. Rasmussen, A. S. Goldstein, and A. A. Alford
2:00 PM
Analyzing the Transition from Rainbands to a Secondary Eyewall Using Airborne Radar Observations of Hurricane Earl (2010)
Anthony C. Didlake Jr., The Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and P. Reasor and R. F. Rogers

2:15 PM
6A .4A
Use of the Earth’s Surface As a Reference to Correct Airborne Radar Radial Velocity Measurements for Platform Motion
Scott Ellis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Loew, C. Burghart, P. S. Tsai, M. J. Dixon, J. M. Emmett, J. Vivekanandan, and W. C. Lee
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