88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Poster Session 2: Recent Developments in Atmospheric Applications of Radar and lidar

Wednesday, 23 January 2008: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall B (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Chairs:  Belay B. Demoz, NASA/GSFC; Tammy M. Weckwerth, NCAR; Gelsomina Pappalardo, CNR- IMAA and Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma
Improving numerical forecasting of the wind by using LIDAR data in the Local Analysis and Prediction System (LAPS)
Svenja Koos, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany; and C. S. Lau and P. W. Chan

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Mixing layer height assessment with a compact lidar ceilometer
Christoph Münkel, Vaisala GmbH, Hamburg, Germany; and R. Roininen

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TDWR-LIDAR dual Doppler analysis of 2D wind field associated with subtropical squall lines
P. W. Chan, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, China; and A. M. Shao

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An inter-comparison of raindrop size distributions retrieved from polarimetric radar parameters
Michael P. Morris, University of Oklahoma Atmospheric Radar Research Center, Norman, OK; and P. B. Chilson, A. V. Ryzhkov, T. J. Schuur, M. Teshiba, G. Zhang, Q. Cao, R. D. Palmer, and L. M. Kanofsky

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Measurements of convective turbulence using an autonomous Doppler lidar system
Fay Davies, Univ. of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom; and C. G. Collier and G. N. Pearson

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Combination of measurements from a millimeter wave cloud radar and a high spectral resolution lidar at Eureka
Jasmine Rémillard, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada; and P. Kollias, M. Shupe, and E. W. Eloranta

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Theoretical Threhold Reflectivity for Drizzling Clouds and Aerosol Indirect Effects
Yangang Liu, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and B. Geerts, M. A. Miller, P. H. Daum, and R. L. McGraw

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How can radar data improve microwave cloud tomography retrievals?
Dong Huang, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and Y. Liu and W. Wiscombe

Observations of severe convective storms with a mobile, phased-array, X-band Doppler radar
Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. Bluth, J. Knorr, I. PopStefanija, B. Seeger, R. Tanamachi, J. Houser, J. Snyder, and M. French

An examination of the hail detection algorithm over central Alabama
Kevin B. Laws, NOAA/NWSFO, Calera, AL; and S. W. Unger and J. Sirmon

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Microphysical size sorting revealed by dual-polarization Doppler radar
Matthew R. Kumjian, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov

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Close-range observations of a tornadic supercell with C-band polarimetric Doppler radar
Matthew R. Kumjian, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov, J. L. Alford, M. Knight, and J. W. Conway

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A case study evaluating Distributed Collaborative Adaptive Sensing: Analysis of the 8 May 2007 minisupercell event
J. Brotzge, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. R. Lemon, D. L. Andra Jr., and K. Hondl

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Vortical hot towers observed by NASA's ER-2 Doppler radar (EDOP)
Stephen R. Guimond, COAPS/Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and G. M. Heymsfield

Impact of Spatial Over-sampling by Phase-Array Radar on Convective-Storm Analysis using Ensemble Kalman Filter
Ting Lei, CAPS of University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, T. Y. Yu, and M. Teshiba

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Assimilation of CASA radar data for a tornadic convective system using ensemble Kalman filters
Nathan Snook, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue and A. D. Schenkman

Long-term lidar and radar observations of Arctic stratus at two locations
Gijs de Boer, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA; and E. W. Eloranta and J. P. Garcia

Relationship of clouds and dust to thermodynamic structure during ARM West Africa Mobile Facility deployment

Long-term synthesis of ARM millimeter cloud radar and micropulse lidar observations
Karen L. Johnson, BNL, Upton, NY; and M. Jensen, P. Kollias, and E. E. Clothiaux

A Field Experiment to Study Rain Microphysics Using Video Disdrometers, A Profiler, and Polarimetric S and X-Band Radars
Guifu Zhang, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Q. Cao, M. Xue, P. B. Chilson, M. P. Morris, R. D. Palmer, J. Brotzge, T. J. Schuur, E. A. Brandes, K. Iketa, A. V. Ryzhkov, D. S. Zrnic, and E. Jessup

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LASE Measurements of Water Vapor, Aerosol, and Cloud Distributions in Regions of African Easterly Waves and Saharan Dust Layers
Syed Ismail, NASA, Hampton, VA; and E. Browell, R. Ferrare, A. Notari, S. Kooi, C. Butler, T. N. Krishnamurti, J. P. Dunion, and G. Heymsfield

Identification of Aerosols Above the Planetary Boundary Layer: ELF and ALEX Ride the A-Train
Ruben Delgado, JCET/Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; and P. Schou, L. Zhu, M. Woodman, M. Seybold, K. J. McCann, and R. M. Hoff

A study of wintertime mixed-phase clouds over land using satellite and aircraft observations
Yoo-Jeong Noh, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. A. Kankiewicz, S. Q. Kidder, and T. H. Vonder Haar

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An analytical expression for doppler spectra related to terminal velocity with non-uniform drop size distribution
Ming Fang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. J. Doviak and P. Zhang

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CFLOS and cloud statistics from satellite and their impact on future space-based Doppler Wind Lidar development
George D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and S. Greco, D. M. Winker, and Y. Hu

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Assimilation of Radar-Retrieved Rain-Water Mixing Ratio with the WRF 3DVAR System

DOW and DIAL observations in COPS
Tammy M. Weckwerth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and V. Wulfmeyer and J. W. Wilson