Session 14 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology

Program Chairs: Matt Fronzak , The MITRE Corporation ; Cecilia Miner , NOAA/NWS
Reviewers: Matthias Steiner , NCAR ; Edward H. Teets Jr. , NASA ; Steve Abelman , Federal Aviation Administration ; Bill Bauman , NOAA ; Mike Robinson , AvMet Applications Inc.

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 1
Advances in Numerical Weather Prediction in Support of Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Matt Fronzak, The MITRE Corporation; Cecilia Miner, NOAA/NWS
11:00 AM
1.1
Applying Probabilistic Aviation Forecast Grids from the LAMP/HRRR Meld
Adam D. Schnapp, NOAA/NWS/Meteorological Development Laboratory & KBRwyle, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Glahn and J. E. Ghirardelli
11:45 AM
1.4
Rap and HRRR Model/Assimilation System Improvements for Aviation Weather Applications: Latest Upgrades and Ongoing Work
Stephen S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and C. R. Alexander, S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, T. G. Smirnova, M. Hu, J. Kenyon, J. B. Olson, D. C. Dowell, E. James, and I. Jankov

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 2
Understanding and Mitigating the Impact of Convective Weather on Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Mike Robinson, The MITRE Corporation; Frank C. Brody, NOAA/NWS
1:45 PM
2.2
Using Model Ensemble-based Uncertainty Information to Blend Modeled and Extrapolated Forecasts of Convection
James O. Pinto, NCAR/Research Applications Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Grim, D. Albo, M. Steiner, and H. Iskendarian
2:00 PM
2.3
Exploring New Variants of the Experimental CDM Convective Forecast Planning (CCFP) Guidance
Steven A. Lack, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO; and B. R. J. Schwedler

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
ARAM Posters - Aviation Weather Policy, Convection and Forecast Processes
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
212
Forecasting Hail Aloft
Donald W. McCann, McCann Aviation Weather Research, Inc., Overland Park, KS
Manuscript (2.1 MB)

214
Unifying In-flight and Terminal Aviation Forecasts
Cammye Sims, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and T. L. Hansen, T. J. LeFebvre, and N. Hardin

215
Use of Observational Data to Aid in Aviation Forecasting
Melissa Di Spigna, National Weather Service New York CWSU, Upton, NY

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 3
Advances in Ensemble Techniques in Support of Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Le Jiang, IMSG; James Pinto, NCAR
4:00 PM
3.1
Ensemble Prediction with the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR): Providing Probabilistic Forecasts of Weather Hazards for Aviation
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. Alcott, I. Jankov, S. Weygandt, and S. G. Benjamin
4:15 PM
3.2
Improving Deterministic Time-Lagged Ensemble Forecasts By Applying Blended Nowcasts
Yunsung Hwang, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea, Republic of (South); and D. I. Lee, A. J. Clark, and C. H. You
4:45 PM
3.4
Ensemble Prediction of Oceanic Convective Hazards
Ken Stone, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. O. Pinto, M. Steiner, C. J. Kessinger, C. P. Kalb, and M. Strahan
5:15 PM
3.6
NCEP's Global Icing Ensemble Prediction and Its Evaluation
Binbin Zhou, EMC, College Park, MD; and Y. Mao, H. Y. Chuang, and Y. Zhu
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Joint Session 7
International Applications: Global Initiatives for MultiHazard Impact Based Science to Services including Volcanic Ash
Location: 611 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; and the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships )
Cochairs: Ian Lisk, UKMO; Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF
4:00 PM
J7.1
Critical Infrastructures and Risk Assessment for Climate Change
Alex Coletti, SM Resources Corp., Ashburn, VA; and A. De Nicola, M. L. Villani, and T. DeFelice
4:30 PM
J7.3
Using Decision Theory to Classify Volcanic Ash Hazards
Luke M Western, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; and M. Watson and P. Francis
4:45 PM
J7.4
Real Time Modeling of Volcanic Clouds and Applications to Air Traffic Flow Algorithms
Eric J. Hughes, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and N. A. Krotkov, A. Da Silva, R. Hoffman, and T. Myers
5:00 PM
J7.5
New USGS Tools to Analyze and Forecast Volcanic Ash Hazards
Larry G. Mastin, USGS, Vancouver, WA; and H. F. Schwaiger, D. J. Schneider, M. J. Randall, R. P. Denlinger, and M. Guffanti
5:15 PM
J7.6
An Overview of RSTASH Performance in Detecting and Tracking Ash Clouds Using Polar and Geostationary Satellite Data
Francesco Marchese, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Tito Scalo, Italy; and N. Pergola, A. Falconieri, C. Filizzola, and V. Tramutoli

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 4
Understanding and Mitigating the Impact of Turbulence on Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Timothy H. Miner, Allied Pilots Association; Melissa K. Peterson, AvMet Applications Inc.
8:45 AM
4.3
9:00 AM
4.4
9:30 AM
4.6
Inter-comparison of Upper-Level Turbulence Forecasts using Graphical Turbulence Guidance (GTG) on GFS and UM models
Bartholomew Claire, UKMO, Exeter, United Kingdom; and J. H. Kim, J. C. H. Cheung, P. Buchanan, M. Strahan, J. W. Scheck, and R. D. Sharman

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 5
Understanding and Mitigating the Impact of Turbulence and Icing on Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Timothy H. Miner, Allied Pilots Association; James O. Pinto, NCAR/Research Applications Laboratory
10:45 AM
5.2
Prediction and Warning of Transported Convective Turbulence in Long-Haul Aircraft Operations
Gary P. Ellrod, WxOps, Inc, Granby, CT; and S. T. Shipley, A. Peterlin, and M. Spence
11:30 AM
5.5
An Evaluation of Model-based Icing Forecasts of a Supercooled Large Drop Icing Event Using Detailed In Situ Measurements
Sarah A. Tessendorf, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. R. Adriaansen, C. L. Williams, J. R. French, D. Jacobson, B. Geerts, B. Pokharel, C. Weeks, D. Serke, G. Cunning, and C. Alexander

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 6
The Integration of Weather Information into Aviation Decision Making
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Mike Robinson, AvMet Applications Inc.; Melissa K. Peterson, AvMet Applications Inc.
1:30 PM
6.1
1:45 PM
6.2
INSITE: Convective Weather Decision Support
Melissa A. Petty, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, CIRA, Boulder, CO; and G. J. Layne, M. S. Wandishin, P. Hamer, M. Rabellino, and B. J. Etherton
2:15 PM
6.4

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 2
ARAM Posters - Data Processes, Icing and Turbulence
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
707
708
Establishing an Operational Baseline for Severe Clear Air Turbulence Indices
Liam Lynam, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/AWC, Kansas City, MO; and B. P. Pettegrew, B. Entwistle, and S. Silberberg

Poster 711 has been moved. New paper number is 4.1A.

713
Collaborative Digital Aviation Grid Process at the Aviation Weather Testbed and Operations Proving Ground
Austin Cross, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO; and B. R. J. Schwedler, S. A. Lack, J. W. Scheck, K. J. Runk, C. M. Gravelle, D. W. Snyder, K. L. Crandall, and C. S. Uskievich

Handout (31.5 MB)

715
The Use of Observations in the Transition of Research Aviation Weather Products into Operations
Arlene Laing, CIRA and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and K. R. Fenton, M. S. Wandishin, G. J. Layne, M. A. Petty, and L. Paulik

Handout (4.4 MB)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 2
Advances in the Use of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Support of Aviation, Range and Aerospace Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; and the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences )
Cochairs: Jason C. Knievel, NCAR; Haig Iskenderian, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
4:15 PM
J2.2
Using Convolutional Neural Networks to Create Radar-like Precipitation Analyses for Aviation
Mark S. Veillette, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and E. P. Hassey, C. J. Mattioli, H. Iskenderian, and P. M. Lamey
4:30 PM
J2.3
Forecasting Low-Visibility Conditions at Vienna Airport with Tree-Based Statistical Models
Sebastian Josef Dietz, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria; and P. Kneringer, G. J. Mayr, and A. Zeileis
4:45 PM
J2.5
WSR-88D Chaff Detection and Characterization using an Optimized Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm
James M. Kurdzo, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and B. J. Bennett, M. S. Veillette, D. J. Smalley, E. R. Williams, and M. F. Donovan
5:00 PM
J2.6
A Neural Network Emulator for Microphysics Schemes
Vladimir Krasnopolsky, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Middlecoff, J. Beck, I. Geresdi, and Z. Toth
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Session 7
Understanding and Mitigating the Impact of Icing on Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 1 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Matthias Steiner, NCAR; Steve Abelman, FAA
5:00 PM
7.5
A Comparison of Forecast Icing Product Based Cloud Identification Using the HRRR and the RAP
Daniel R. Adriaansen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. L. Williams, S. A. Tessendorf, J. A. Haggerty, and G. Cunning

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Joint Session 3
Unmanned Aerial Systems: Environmental Monitoring and Impacts on Operations (Joint between the 18th Conf on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology and the Special Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation)
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Matthias Steiner, NCAR; C. Bruce Baker, NOAA
9:15 AM
J3.4
Use of Micro-UAS for Estimation of Turbulent Surface Fluxes of Heat and Moisture
Gijs de Boer, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. A. Lawrence, N. Curry, W. Finamore, B. Schmid, J. Hubbe, M. Hubbel, M. Hubbel, A. Bendure, G. Maclean, and S. Semmer
9:30 AM
J3.5
9:45 AM
J3.6
Probing the Surface Layer over the Gulf Stream with the Controlled Towed Vehicle: Unique High-Resolution Turbulence Measurements
Djamal Khelif, University of California, Irvine, CA; and J. Barge, H. Jonsson, Q. Wang, and R. Yamaguchi

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 8
Understanding and Mitigating the Impacts of Clouds, Visibility and Winter Weather on Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Judy E. Ghirardelli, NOAA/NWS/Meteorological Development Laboratory; Steven A. Lack, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center
10:30 AM
8.1
Recent Improvements to Ceiling and Visibility Forecasts in the RAP and HRRR Models
Jaymes Kenyon, NOAA/ESRL and CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. T. Ladwig, J. B. Olson, J. M. Brown, S. G. Benjamin, C. Alexander, and S. S. Weygandt
10:45 AM
8.2
Cloud and Visibility Guidance Research in the Aviation Weather Testbed
Benjamin R. J. Schwedler, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center & CIRA, Kansas City, MO; and S. A. Lack and A. Cross
11:00 AM
8.3
The London Model: forecasting fog at 333m resolution
Ian A. Boutle, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and A. Finnenkoetter, P. Buchanan, and T. Howard

11:30 AM
8.5
Multi-Model Ensemble Forecasts of Precipitation Type at European Airports
Jaakko Nuottokari, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and K. Ylinen, J. Kauhanen, S. Neiglick, J. Ylläsjärvi, and J. Kilpinen

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Joint Panel Discussion 1
Airborne Observations-Mandatory or Voluntary?
Location: 611 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; and the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology )
Panelists: Stan Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL; Curtis H. Marshall, NWS; Neil A. Jacobs, Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Joe Burns, Sensurion Aerospace; Jeannine Hendricks, Rockwell Collins/ARINC; Rick Curtis, Southwest Airlines
Cochairs: Matt Fronzak, The MITRE Corporation; Randall Bass, FAA
1:30 PM
Panelist
Stan Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO
1:30 PM
Panelist
Curtis H. Marshall, NWS, Silver Spring, MD

1:30 PM
Panelist
Neil A. Jacobs, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Lake Forest, CA

1:30 PM
Panelist
Joe Burns, Sensurion Aerospace

1:30 PM
Panelist
Jeannine Hendricks, Rockwell Collins/ARINC, Annapolis, MD

1:30 PM
Panelist
Rick Curtis, Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX

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Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, US Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1
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Session 9
Weather Information for the Pilot and Controller
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Bruce Carmichael, NCAR; Robert Avjian, The MITRE Corporation
2:00 PM
9.3
The Global Hazards Weather Project
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Megenhardt, G. Blackburn, J. Olivo, L. Lin, V. Hoang, M. Nayote, A. Ritter, D. Wolf, O. Matz, R. Scheinhartz, and J. Cahall
2:15 PM
9.4A

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 3
ARAM Posters - Climate Change, Clouds and Visibility, Spaceport Weather, Wind and Wake Vortices
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
1300
Development of a Rapid-Update Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis of Ceiling and Visibility
Runhua Yang, EMC, College Park, MD; and M. Pondeca, S. Levine, G. Dimego, J. Whiting, G. Manikin, and A. M. Gibbs

Handout (591.5 kB)

1301
Toward Generating a New Gridded Ceiling and Visibility Product for Alaska
James O. Pinto, NCAR/Research Applications Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and R. D. Roberts, J. Cowie, T. L. Fowler, D. A. Wesley, and J. A. Colavito

1304
Low-Level Wind Climatology Related to Potential Wind Compression
Colleen Reiche, AvMet Applications Inc., Reston, VA; and M. Robinson, M. Kay, C. Craun, D. Goswami, and R. Bass

Poster 1305 has been moved. New paper number is 10.6A.

Poster 1306 has been moved. New paper number is 10.5A.

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 10
Understanding and Mitigating the Impact of Gravity Waves, Wake Vortices and Wind on Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Jason C. Knievel, NCAR; Scott Wiley, Tybrin/Jacobs, Inc.
4:15 PM
10.2
Clear Air Turbulence Caused by Storm Top Internal Gravity Wave Breaking Based on Satellite Data
Pao K. Wang, Univ. if Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. Y. Cheng and S. Bachmeier
4:30 PM
10.3
Developing Aviation Turbulence Diagnostics based on Convectively Induced Gravity Wave Drag
Soo-Hyun Kim, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and H. Y. Chun, R. D. Sharman, and S. B. Trier

4:45 PM
10.4
Aircraft Wake Vortices in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer
Thomas Gerz, DLR, Wessling, Germany; and F. Holzäpfel and A. Stephan
5:00 PM
10.5A
Comparison of Potential Temperature Gradient Estimates from Various Temperature Profile Data Sources
Robert E Robins, Scientific Computing Associates, LLC, Seattle, WA; and K. H. Underwood and F. Y. Wang
Manuscript (5.3 MB)

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 26 January 2017

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 11
Aviation Weather Across the Globe
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Robert Avjian, The MITRE Corporation; Le Jiang, IMSG
8:30 AM
11.1
Transitioning NCAR's Aviation Algorithms into NCEP's Operations
Hui-Ya Chuang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and Y. Mao
9:15 AM
11.4
How Will Climate Change Affect Aviation?
Paul D. Williams, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 12
Methods to Mitigate the Impact of Lightning and Wind on Aerospace and Spaceport Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Bill Bauman, NOAA; Edward H. Teets Jr., NASA
11:00 AM
12.3
11:30 AM
12.5
A New 48-MHz Radar Wind Profiler for the U.S. Eastern Range
Scott A. McLaughlin, Radiometrics, Corp., Boulder, CO; and B. Weber, T. Wilfong, E. M. Lau, D. Merritt, J. F. Pratte, G. Zimmerman, N. Gonzales, and M. Sloan

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 13
Aircraft- and Satellite-Based Observing Capabilities in support of Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Bryce Ford, SpectraSensors, Inc.; Steven A. Lack, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center
1:45 PM
13.2
Geographic and Seasonal Variability of Accuracy in Water Vapor Measurements from WVSS-II
Skylar S. Williams, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Wagner, R. A. Petersen, S. A. Ackerman, and W. F. Feltz
2:00 PM
13.3
The Use of AMDAR Observations for Verifying Cloud Ceiling and Icing Forecasts
Matthew S. Wandishin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and G. J. Layne, M. A. Petty, and L. Paulik
2:15 PM
13.4
Verification of Met Office Global Icing Potential Forecasts using Satellite Observations
Rebecca Stretton, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and P. Buchanan and P. Francis
2:45 PM
13.6
A Satellite-Based Nowcasting Method for Estimating Probability of High Ice Water Content Aviation Hazards
Patrick Minnis, NASA LaRC, Hampton, VA; and C. R. Yost, K. Bedka, L. Nguyen, R. Palikonda, D. A. Spangenberg, J. W. Strapp, and A. Protat

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 14
Lightning and Radar-Based Observing Capabilities in Support of Aviation Operations
Location: Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Cochairs: Matt Fronzak, The MITRE Corporation; Cecilia Miner, NOAA/NWS
3:45 PM
14.2
Progress on Feasibility Study of Airport Lightning Avoidance System
Eiichi Yoshikawa, JAXA, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Yoshida, T. Adachi, H. Inoue, K. Kusunoki, Y. Takahashi, S. Shimamura, and T. Ushio

4:00 PM
14.3
Latency within mosaicked radar products and its effect on aviation operations
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. Tang, J. Zhang, J. brogden, and K. W. Howard
4:15 PM
14.4
4:30 PM
14.5
4:45 PM
14.6
Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor Tools for Aviation
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. W. Howard