88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Poster Session 2: Modeling and Range Posters

Tuesday, 22 January 2008: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Exhibit Hall B (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Simulation of ground winds time series for the NASA Crew Launch Vehicle (CLV)
Stanley I. Adelfang, Stanley Associates, Huntsville, AL

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Sea state and weather assessment capability for NASA's Constellation Program
Robert E. Barbre Jr., Jacobs Engineering, Huntsville, AL; and V. W. Keller

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Surface Landing Site Weather Analysis for NASA's Constellation Program
Karen M. Altino, Jacobs Engineering/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and K. L. Burns

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An investigation of stratospheric winds in support of the High Altitude Airship
George D. Modica, AER, Inc, Lexington, MA; and T. Nehrkorn and T. T. Myers

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Forecasting cool season daily peak winds at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Joe H. Barrett III, ENSCO, Applied Meteorology Unit, Cocoa Beach, FL; and D. A. Short and W. P. Roeder

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Discrete Gust Model for Launch Vehicle Assessments
Frank B. Leahy, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL

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Hail disdrometer array for launch systems support
John E. Lane, EASi-ESC, Kennedy Space Center, FL; and D. W. Sharp, T. Kasparis, and N. J. Doesken

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Evaluating the performance of WRF model high-altitude forecasts
Michael E. Baldwin, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and A. E. Reinhart, C. Selby, and J. P. Sullivan

Beyond Nowcasting of Thunderstorms: An Assessment of Various Blending Techniques for Increased Forecasting Skill at 2 - 6 h Lead Times
James O. Pinto, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. Cai, G. Lee, J. W. Wilson, M. Steiner, R. Bullock, D. Albo, S. S. Weygandt, and C. L. Phillips

Aviation Team of the Mid-South
James W. Duke, James Duke Meteorology, Memphis, TN; and S. D. Boyette

Investigation into environmental conditions for storm initiation over the ocean using satellite data
Huaqing Cai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Kessinger, N. Rehak, and D. Megenhardt

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The Shonai area railroad weather project: scientific objectives and experimental design
Kenichi Kusunoki, MRI, Tsukuba, Japan; and T. Imai, H. Suzuki, T. Takemi, B. Kotaro, M. Nakazato, W. Mashiko, S. Hayashi, H. Inoue, T. Fukuhara, T. Shibata, and W. Kato

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A blended training approach for creating effective terminal aerodrome forecasts
Tom W. Dulong, NOAA/NWS, Oklahoma City, OK; and P. G. Witsaman, V. C. Johnson, and D. A. Wesley

Wind nowcasting to support continuous descent approaches
Philip Gill, UK Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and D. Turp and M. Madgin

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Towards improved contrail parameterizations for climate-scale models
David P. Duda, National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis and L. Avey

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New TAMDAR fleets and their impact on Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) forecasts
William R. Moninger, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, B. D. Jamison, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith, and E. J. Szoke

Poster PDF (438.9 kB)