Special session on MATERHORN project - Part 3

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Thursday, 6 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room C206 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA
Chairs:  Silvana DiSabatino, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Cochairs:  Ronald Ferek, Marine Meteorology Program, ONR, Arlington, VA
  3:30 PM
Towards Estimation of Soil Moisture Using RF Polarimetric Responses with Topographical Data and Electromagnetic Scattering Models
Thomas G. Pratt, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and Z. Lin, S. Di Sabatino, and L. Leo

  3:45 PM
Evaluation of the real-time WRF forecasts during the Mountain Terrain Atmospheric Modeling and Observations (MATERHORN) Program: Performance, comparison with observations, and further implications
Zhaoxia Pu, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and H. Zhang, X. Zhang, E. Pardyjak, W. J. Steenburgh, D. Zajic, Y. Wang, S. DiSabatino, S. W. Hoch, S. F. J. De Wekker, J. Massey, M. E. Jeglum, C. D. Whiteman, and H. J. S. Fernando
  4:00 PM
Inter-comparison between different PBL options in WRF model. Modification of two PBL schemes for stable conditions
Reneta Dimitrova, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and Z. Silver, H. J. S. Fernando, L. S. Leo, S. Di Sabatino, C. Hocut, and T. Zsedrovits
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  4:15 PM
Sensitivity of Near-Surface Temperature Forecasts to Soil Properties over a Dryland Region in Complex Terrain
Jeffrey D. Massey, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh, S. W. Hoch, and J. C. Knievel
  4:45 PM
Concluding Remarks