Session 7B Moving Platforms. Vehicle, Airborne, Shipborne and Spaceborne 2: Satellite.

Monday, 28 August 2017: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
St. Gallen (Swissotel Chicago)
Host: 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Walter A. Petersen, NASA, MSFC, Huntsville, AL and Brenda Dolan, Colorado State Univ., Atmospheric Science, Fort Collins, CO

Second 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 Satellites.

4:00 PM
Cloud and Precipitation Imaging Radar Technology Development for Future Spaceborne Missions
Lihua Li, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Heymsfield, P. Racette, M. McLinden, M. E. Cooley, P. A. Stenger, and T. Spence

4:15 PM
Performance of the New Version of the GPM/DPR Rain Retrieval Algorithm
Toshio Iguchi, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Japan; and S. Seto, R. Meneghini, T. Masaki, N. Yoshida, J. Awaka, M. Le, V. Chandasekar, J. Kwiatkowski, and T. Kubota

4:30 PM
Precipitation Variability Across Satellite Field-of-Views Derived from Ground-Based Polarimetric Scanning Radar Observations
Christopher R. Williams, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. A. Petersen, D. B. Wolff, and V. Chandrasekar
4:45 PM
Polarimetric Radar Verification of GPM Satellite-Based Retrievals of the Raindrop Size Distribution
Walter A. Petersen, NASA, Huntsville, AL; and A. Tokay, K. R. Morris, L. P. D'Adderio, D. B. Wolff, and P. N. Gatlin
5:00 PM
Satellite Radar Measurements of Precipitation and Freezing Level in Atmospheric Rivers
Forest Cannon, SIO, La Jolla, CA; and F. M. Ralph, A. M. Wilson, and D. P. Lettenmaier
5:15 PM
Seasonal Variability of Shallow Cumuliform Snowfall: A CloudSat Perspective
Mark S. Kulie, Michigan Technological Univ., Houghton, MI; and L. Milani
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