87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 7: Multifunction Phased Array Radar (MPAR)

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
217A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Cochairs:  David J. Pace, FAA and Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL
  1:30 PM
MPAR program overview and status
William Benner, Federal Aviation Administration, Atlantic City, NJ; and G. Torok, N. Gordner-Kalani, M. Batista-Carver, and T. Lee

  2:00 PM
Preliminary Multifunction Phased Array Radar (MPAR) Preprototype Development
Jeffrey Herd, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and S. Duffy, M. Vai, F. Willwerth, and L. Retherford

  2:15 PM
Update on the National Weather Radar Testbed (Phased Array)
Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Kimpel, D. S. Zrnic, R. Ferek, J. F. Heimmer, T. McNellis, J. E. Crain, A. M. Shapiro, R. J. Vogt, and W. Benner

  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
Comparison of storm evolution characteristics: The NWRT and WSR-88D
Pamela L. Heinselman, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. L. Manross, D. L. Priegnitz, and R. Adams

  4:15 PM
Optimization of weather update time and data quality using phased-array radar
Tian-You Yu, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. B. Orescanin, C. D. Curtis, D. S. Zrnic, and D. E. Forsyth

  4:30 PM
Polarization Selection For Weather Phased Array Radar
Jerry E. Crain, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. Staiman

Poster PDF (228.5 kB)
  4:45 PM
Characteristics of microburst events observed with the National Weather Radar Testbed phased array radar
Travis M. Smith, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman and D. Priegnitz

  5:00 PM
Beam multiplexing on the NWRT: looking ahead
Christopher D. Curtis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. Y. Yu

  5:15 PM