Session 13 Aircraft- and Satellite-Based Observing Capabilities in support of Aviation Operations

Thursday, 26 January 2017: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Bryce Ford, SpectraSensors, Inc., Atmospheric Programs, Bethesda, MD and Steven A. Lack, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO

1:45 PM
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
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
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
A Satellite-Based Nowcasting Method for Estimating Probability of High Ice Water Content Aviation Hazards
Patrick Minnis, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and C. R. Yost, K. Bedka, L. Nguyen, R. Palikonda, D. A. Spangenberg, J. W. Strapp, and A. Protat
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