RADAR - WSR-88D Program and Operational Radar Experiences

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
132AB (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: 31st Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Cochairs:  Mark B. Yeary, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; Kurt D. Hondl, NOAA/ National Severe Storms Laboratory, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; Michael J. Istok, Office of Science and Technology (OST32), NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD and Robert E. Saffle, Center For Sustainability, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA

  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
Geographical and Seasonal Availability of Light Rain, Dry Snow, and Bragg Scatter to Estimate WSR-88D ZDR System Bias
W. David Zittel, NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK; and R. R. Lee, L. M. Richardson, J. G. Cunningham, J. A. Schultz, and R. L. Ice
Manuscript (2.3 MB)

Handout (2.4 MB)

  4:30 PM
  4:45 PM
Polarimetric Weather Radar Calibration Using Solar Scans
Richard Ice, NOAA/NWS/ROC, Norman, OK; and A. K. Heck, J. G. Cunningham, W. D. Zittel, R. R. Lee, L. M. Richardson, and B. J. McGuire
  5:00 PM
Minimizing the impact of ground-clutter filtering along the zero-isodop in polarimetric Doppler weather radars
David A. Warde, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres
  5:15 PM
Assessing Variable Importance in a Radar QC Algorithm
V. Lakshmanan, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK