89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Poster Session 1: Aviation Weather Warning, Forecast and Decision Support Systems Poster Session

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 9:45 AM-10:45 AM
Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
The 2008 CoSPA* Forecast Demonstration *Collaboration Storm Prediction for Aviation
William J. Dupree, MIT, Lexington, MA; and D. Morse, M. Chan, X. Tao, M. Wolfson, J. O. Pinto, J. K. Williams, D. Albo, S. Dettling, M. Steiner, S. G. Benjamin, and S. S. Weygandt

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
The HRRR – 3-km storm-resolving, radar-initialized, hourly updated forecasts for air traffic management
Stanley G. Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and T. G. Smirnova, S. S. Weygandt, M. Hu, S. R. Sahm, B. D. Jamison, M. M. Wolfson, and J. O. Pinto

Testing of GSI-WRF/ARW System for Potential High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Implementation with a Tropical Storm Over Land and Impact of Model Physics
Yi Yang, CAPS, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, A. M. Shao, M. Hu, S. S. Weygandt, and S. Benjamin

An enhanced convective forecast (ECF) for the New York TRACON area
James G. Stobie, ENSCO, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and M. M. Wheeler, D. L. Sims, G. J. Jedlovec, and R. Gillen


Poster PDF (719.5 kB)
Comparison of Pilot Deviations Around Stratiform vs. Convective Weather Regions
Yi-Hsin Lin, MIT, Lexington, MA; and M. Matthews, R. DeLaura, and M. Wolfson

Development of a thunderstorm nowcasting system in support of Air Traffic Management
Peter P.W. Li, Hong Kong Observatory, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Poster PDF (1021.2 kB)
Short-range and storm-scale ensemble forecast guidance and its potential applications in air traffic decision support
David R. Bright, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Kansas City, MO; and J. Huhn, S. J. Weiss, J. J. Levit, J. S. Kain, R. S. Schneider, M. C. Coniglio, M. Duquette, and M. Xue

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
Use of new prototype products from the Canadian Air Navigation System: the dispatch perspective
Martin Kothbauer, Air Canada Jazz Dispatch, Enfield, NS, Canada; and B. Larochelle, R. Honch, and S. Laroche

Prototyping new products for the Canadian Air Navigation System : TafPlus and VCMAC
Mr. Rob Honch, EC, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and S. Laroche, B. Larochelle, and M. Kothbauer

Site Specific Terminal Forecast Amendment Criteria (SSTAC)
Bradford L. Sipperley Sr., NOAA/NWS, Fairbanks, AK; and J. D. Fairbanks Weather Forecast Office

IC4D - A new tool for producing Four Dimensional Aviation Forecasts
Eugene Petrescu, NOAA/NWS/AAWU, Anchorage, AK; and T. Hall

NextGen for the near-term, “NowGen”

Overview of NextGen Weather Functional and Performance Requirements at end-state
John A. May, AvMet Applications International, Inc., Reston, VA; and C. G. Souders, F. Foss, R. Klein, P. Jackson, M. Carver, P. Schuster, J. Justiniano, S. Spincic, and J. Mechanic

Building a 4-D Weather Data Cube for 2013 IOC
Cecilia Miner, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Abelman and J. G. Stobie

Poster PDF (160.3 kB)
Meteorological support of the Weather Systems Processor (WSP) operation
Ilana Steinhorn, Weather Processors and Sensors Branch, MMAC, FAA, Oklahoma City, OK

Poster PDF (170.6 kB)
A tactical decision aid to limit the impacts of thunderstorms on climb and descent traffic at the Orlando International Airport
Matthew Volkmer, NOAA/NWS/Weather Forecast Office, Melbourne, FL; and S. Spratt, C. Baxter, D. Sharp, R. Mobbs, M. Rosencrans, J. Peters, C. Abelman, and P. Witsaman

Poster PDF (814.1 kB)
Terminal Aerodrome Forecast-based Tactical Decision Aid
Eric Avila, NOAA/NWS, Houston, TX


Poster PDF (593.8 kB)
Innovative radar products for the 3D, high-resolution and real-time monitoring of the convective activity in the airspace around airports
Pierre Tabary, Météo France, Trappes, France; and O. Bousquet, S. Sénési, and P. Josse

An Empirical Model for Aerodrome Wind Forecasting during the Passage of Tropical Cyclones
Tak Chuen Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong; and P. Cheung and C. C. Lam

Poster PDF (878.9 kB)
Visibility Forecasting For Warm and Cold Fog Conditions Observed During FRAM Field Projects
Ismail Gultepe, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. Minnis, J. Milbrandt, S. G. Cober, G. Isaac, C. Flynn, L. Nguyen, and B. Hansen

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
Doppler SoDAR systems in the airport environment
Kenneth H. Underwood, Atmospheric Systems Corporation, Santa Clarita, CA