87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 5B: Radar Applications - Part I

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
217A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL; William F. Roberts, NOAA and Robert E. Saffle, Mitretek Systems
  8:30 AM
NEXRAD Product Improvement—Update 2007
Robert E. Saffle, Mitretek Systems, Silver Spring, MD; and G. S. Cate and M. Istok

  8:45 AM
An update on the NWS WSR-88D Level II data collection and distribution networik and plans for changes
Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; and S. D. Smith, T. Sandman, J. Casamento, P. Cragg, W. M. Blanchard, and M. J. Istok

  9:00 AM
Plans for testing the feasibility of site-specific scanning strategies for WSR-88Ds
Randy M. Steadham, NOAA/Radar Operations Center/Applications Branch, Norman, OK; and R. A. Brown

  9:15 AM
Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) Calibration Analysis
Robert W. Macemon, RS Information Systems, Norman, OK; and N. K. Patel, A. D. Free, G. W. Jim, and J. R. Cory

  9:30 AM
  9:45 AM
Real time clutter identification and mitigation for NEXRAD
J.C. Hubbert, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Dixon and C. J. Kessinger

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  10:30 AM
Impacts of wind farms on WSR-88D operations and policy considerations
Richard J. Vogt, Tri-Agencies' (Dept. of Commerce, Defense & Transportation) Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; and T. Crum, J. R. Reed, J. T. Snow, R. D. Palmer, B. Isom, and D. W. Burgess

  10:45 AM
Investigation of point echoes from GPS-enabled aircraft to detect anomalous propagation
Scott T. Shipley, Earth Resources Technology, Jessup, MD; and R. Saffle and M. H. Jain

  11:00 AM
A statistical evaluation of the SMPRF range-velocity mitigation technique
E. Ruzanski, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and J. C. Hubbert, V. Chandrasekar, and G. Meymaris

  11:15 AM
Initial implementation of super-resolution data on the NEXRAD network
Sebastian M. Torres, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. D. Curtis