Convection, Decision Support Systems and ATM Posters

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Monday, 18 January 2010: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Host: 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology

Objective verification of manual and automated forecasts of cumulonimbus clouds from World Area Forecast Centres
Andrew K. Mirza, Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and B. Lunnon, P. Gill, and L. Reid

Convection diagnosis and nowcasting system for transoceanic aircraft
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado; and H. Cai, N. Rehak, D. Megenhardt, M. Steiner, M. Donovan, E. R. Williams, R. Bankert, and J. Hawkins

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Optical Turbulence Simulations from a Numerical Weather Prediction Model in Support of Air to Air Laser Communications
Randall Alliss, Northrop Grumann Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and B. Felton

Handout (480.1 kB)

Severe high altitude aircraft turbulence on thunderstorm peripheries
Donald W. McCann, McCann Aviation Weather Reaserch, Inc., Overland Park, KS; and J. A. Knox and P. D. Williams

Handout (370.4 kB)

How to represent the weather impact on aviation in a global air traffic model
Stephan Himmelsbach, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany; and T. Hauf and C. H. Rokitansky

Convective Initiation in the northern Mid-Atlantic during the Summer Season
Paul J. Croft, Kean University, Union, NJ; and A. Wuestenberg, D. Fadeski, and J. Schulte

Diameters of cumulonimbi over land and ocean and their dependence on cloud base height
Earle R. Williams, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and M. F. Donovan, Z. J. Luo, C. Kessinger, H. Cai, N. Rehak, D. Megenhardt, M. Steiner, J. Hawkins, R. Bankert, and D. Bou Karam

Operational Scoring of Forecasts of Convective Weather Impacts in the Route Availability Planning Tool (RAPT)
John Hayward, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and R. DeLaura and M. Matthews

Translating an Ensemble Weather Forecast into Operational Disruption for the National Airspace System
John Huhn, The MITRE Corporation, McLean, VA; and M. Duquette, D. Bright, J. Racy, G. Grosshans, and B. Sherman

Handout (539.1 kB)

The “Barn Door” Effect
Charles A. West, NOAA/NWS, Hampton, GA

Handout (412.2 kB)

Multi-sensor visualization and assessment of the state of the atmosphere during the June 1 2009 AF447 crash
Gregory Leptoukh, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and D. Ostrenga, H. H. Aumann, Z. Liu, and A. Savtchenko

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