23rd Conference on IIPS

Session 4A


Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather

 Cochairs: S. Edward Boselly, Weather Solutions Group, Olympia, WA; David J. Pace, SAIC, Washington, DC; Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC
1:30 PM4A.1The safety, mobility and economic benefits of advanced weather applications and research for surface transportation planning and operations  
Samuel P. Williamson, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and F. L. Estis
1:45 PM4A.2Analysis of Weather Events on U.S. Railroads  extended abstract
Michael A. Rossetti, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
2:00 PM4A.3The effects of residual chemical on the road during blowing/drifting snow events  
Benjamin Hershey, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne Jr.
2:15 PM4A.4The challenges of staisfying road weather users in times of changing technolgoy  
Leon F. Osborne Jr., Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc. and University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
2:30 PM4A.5Evolution of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Clarus Initiative: Project Status and Future Plans  extended abstract wrf recording
Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC; and J. S. Pol, A. D. Stern, B. C. Boyce, and J. K. Garrett
2:45 PM4A.6Vehicles as Mobile Sensing Platforms for Meteorological Observations: A First Look  extended abstract wrf recording
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and P. A. Pisano, J. S. Pol, V. Shah, K. J. Biesecker, and C. Yeung
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:30 PM4A.7An Automated Visibility Detection Algorithm Utilizing Camera Imagery  extended abstract wrf recording
Robert G. Hallowell, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and M. Matthews and P. A. Pisano
3:45 PM4A.8Road weather sensor data validation  
Jennifer Hanson, Surface Transportation Weather Research Center, Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne and M. Askelson
4:00 PM4A.9Modeling road pavement temperatures with skin temperature observations from the Oklahoma Mesonet  extended abstract wrf recording
Jessica M. Rathke, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson
4:15 PM4A.10On the use of satellite cloud top pressure data in the estimation of snowfall occurrence and precipitation rates  
Mark Askelson, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
4:30 PM4A.11Analysis of pavement radiation loading through pavement temperature  extended abstract wrf recording
Adam Mohr, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne Jr.
4A.12Development of automated systems for analysis and forecasting of ceiling and visibility for aviation  
Paul H. Herzegh, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Wiener, R. Bateman, A. Braeckel, J. Cowie, J. Simard, and B. Weekley
4:45 PM4A.13An exploration of an automated analysis product for ceiling and visibility: potential impacts on general aviation weather decision making  extended abstract
Richard E. Bateman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. Herzegh
5:00 PM4A.14A Forecaster's Perspective of, and Post Analysis on, the April 2, 2006 Severe Weather Outbreak  extended abstract wrf recording
Phil Zuzolo, The Boeing Company, Springfield, VA

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM, 216AB

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