Session 13B Moving Platforms. Vehicle, Airborne, Shipborne and Spaceborne 3: Moving Platforms at Altitude =0.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
St. Gallen (Swissotel Chicago)
Host: 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Alain Protat, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Research and Development Branch, Huntsville, AL and Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO

Third 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 Moving Platforms at Altitude =0.

1:30 PM
Estimation of Fresh-Water Flux and its Impact to the Oceanic Stratification on the Coastal Heavy Rain in the Maritime Continent: A Case Study using R/V Mirai Shipboard Polarimetric Radar
Masaki Katsumata, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Yokosuka, Japan; and B. Geng, S. Mori, Q. Moteki, and H. Bellenger
1:45 PM
Utility of a Shipborne Disdrometer and Marine Navigation Radar during Convective and Stratiform Rain
Elizabeth J. Thompson, APL/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and K. Drushka and W. E. Asher
2:00 PM
Radar Observed Variability in Rainfall during OLYMPEx
Brenda Dolan, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. Rutledge and W. Xu
2:15 PM
The Bushfire Convective Plume Experiment: A Mobile X-band Field Campaign into Fire-Driven Convection in Australia
Nicholas McCarthy, Univ. of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; and H. McGowan, A. Guyot, and A. Dowdy
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