92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 7 Instrument Test Beds

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 239 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 16th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Cochairs:  Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR and Scott D. Landolt, NCAR
  3:30 PM
The NOAA/FAA/NCAR Winter Precipitation Test Bed: How Well Are We Measuring Snow?
Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Baker, J. Kochendorfer, T. Meyers, S. Landolt, A. Fischer, J. Black, J. M. Thériault, P. A. Kucera, D. Gochis, C. D. Smith, R. Nitu, and E. Gutmann
  4:00 PM
The Importance of Wind Shielding At the NOAA/FAA/NCAR Winter Precipitation Testbed
John Kochendorfer, NOAA, Oak Ridge, TN; and C. B. Baker, M. E. Hall, S. D. Landolt, S. Cristanelli, R. M. Rasmussen, and T. P. Meyers
  4:15 PM
  4:30 PM
Theoretical Study on the Correlation Between Snowflake Type and Gauge Collection Efficiency
Julie M. Thériault, UQAM, Montréal, QC, Canada; and R. M. Rasmussen, K. Ikeda, and S. D. Landolt
  4:45 PM
Precipitation Gauge Performance During High-Wind/High-Rate Snowfall Events
Scott D. Landolt, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Rasmussen and J. L. Black
  5:15 PM
Using Sonic Anemometers for Design and Testing of Wind Shields
Tilden P. Meyers, NOAA, Oak Ridge, TN; and J. Kochendorfer, M. E. Hall, C. B. Baker, and E. Dumas