89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 4A: Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather, Surface and Aviation

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration and S. Edward Boselly, Weather Solutions Group
  8:30 AM
Making Aviation Safer: Results of the National Aviation Weather Program's 10-Year Goal to Reduce Weather-Related Accidents by 80 Percent
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and M. R. Babcock

  8:45 AM
The NOAA Forecast Process in the NextGen Era
Steve Abelman, NOAA/NWS Office of Science and Technology, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Miner

  9:00 AM
Weather and Radar Processor (WARP) Test and Evaluation
Jeffrey A. Weinrich, A3 Technology Inc., Galloway, NJ

  9:15 AM
Evaluation of the Use of Visibility to Estimate Snowfall Rate Using ASOS data
Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. D. Landolt, J. Black, A. W. Tripp, J. Riley, T. Smith, and W. Underwood

  9:30 AM
Testing and Deployment of the Water Vapor Sensing System II
David Helms, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. L. Johnston, G. Sanger, B. Taubvurtzel, R. A. Petersen, A. Homans, and A. Hoff