Lecture 3 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification

Program Chairs: Roy Rasmussen , NCAR ; Masataka Murakami , MRI

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 1
Core Science Talk Reviewing the State of the Art of Cloud Seeding
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Roy Rasmussen, NCAR

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 2
Review of Winter Orographic Cloud Seeding
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Roy Rasmussen, NCAR
9:30 AM
2.1
Wintertime Glaciogenic Orographic Cloud Seeding—A Review
Robert M. Rauber, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and B. Geerts, L. Xue, J. French, K. Friedrich, R. M. Rasmussen, S. A. Tessendorf, D. Blestrud, M. L. Kunkel, and S. Parkinson

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Coffee . Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 3
Winter Orographic Clouds Physical Measurements
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Roy Rasmussen, NCAR
10:30 AM
3.1
An Overview of the SNOWIE Field Campaign
Sarah A. Tessendorf, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. French, K. Friedrich, B. Geerts, R. M. Rauber, R. M. Rasmussen, L. Xue, D. Blestrud, M. L. Kunkel, and S. Parkinson
10:45 AM
3.2
Spatiotemporal Evolution of Seeded Orographic Winter Clouds Using High-Resolution Radar Observations
Katja Friedrich, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. Aikins, J. French, B. Geerts, S. Tessendorf, R. M. Rauber, R. Rasmussen, L. Xue, D. Blestrud, M. L. Kunkel, and S. Parkinson
11:00 AM
3.3
Multifrequency Radar Reflectivity Analysis of Seeded Orographic Winter Clouds
Bart Geerts, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and C. D. Grasmick, B. Pokharel, K. Friedrich, and S. J. Haimov
11:15 AM
3.4
Microphysical Evolution of Seeded Wintertime Orographic Clouds
Jeffrey R. French, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and A. Majewski, B. Geerts, K. Friedrich, S. Tessendorf, R. M. Rauber, R. M. Rasmussen, L. Xue, D. Blestrud, and M. L. Kunkel

11:30 AM
3.5
Observations of Supercooled Liquid via Ground-Based Radiometer Measurements and the Implications for Winter Cloud Seeding
Kimberly A. Reed, Radiometrics, Boulder, CO; and D. Axisa, D. Serke, R. Ware, and T. Wilfong

1:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 4
Winter Orographic Modeling and Evaluation of Seeding Potential in Wyoming
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Masataka Murakami, MRI
1:30 PM
4.1
Numerical Simulation of Seeding Effect Using a Bin Microphysics Scheme
István Geresdi, Univ. of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary; and L. Xue, R. M. Rasmussen, N. Sarkadi, W. Wu, S. Tessendorf, J. R. French, K. Friedrich, B. Geerts, D. Blestrud, R. M. Rauber, M. L. Kunkel, and S. Parkinson

1:45 PM
4.2
Simulation of an Airborne Cloud Seeding Event during the SNOWIE Field Campaign
Lulin Xue, NCAR, Boulder, ID; and W. Wu, R. M. Rasmussen, S. A. Tessendorf, J. French, K. Friedrich, B. Geerts, R. M. Rauber, D. Blestrud, M. L. Kunkel, and S. Parkinson
2:00 PM
4.3
Assessing the Cloud Seeding Potential over the Laramie Mountains in Wyoming
Frank McDonough, DRI, Reno, NV; and J. F. Mejia and K. N. Shourd
2:15 PM
4.4
Climatological Assessment of Winter Orographic Cloud Seeding Opportunities in Wyoming
Sarah A. Tessendorf, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Weeks, K. Ikeda, R. M. Rasmussen, J. K. Wolff, and L. Xue
2:30 PM
4.5
Evaluation of the Wyoming Randomized Seeding Program Using Ensemble Modeling
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Xue and S. Tessendorf
3:00 PM
4.7
3:15 PM
4.8

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session P1
Tuesday Poster Session for the 21st Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification Conference
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Roy Rasmussen, NCAR
652
Primary Results from the Measurement of Nature Ice Nuclear Particles during 2017 Spring in Beijing, China
Yunfei Che, Key Laboratory for Cloud Physics, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China; and J. Dang, W. Fang, and Y. Qian

653
Possible Inadvertent Weather Modification of Severe Haze Transported from China to Korea
Seung-Hee Eun, Gangeung-Wonju National Univ., Gangneung, Korea, Republic of (South); and B. G. Kim, W. Zhang, and K. H. Chang

654
Ag Deposition Comparison between WRF Simulation and Observations in the Downwind Area of the Payette Basin
Lulin Xue, NCAR, Boulder, ID; and J. Fisher, S. benner, M. L. Kunkel, D. Blestrud, B. Glenn, S. A. Tessendorf, R. M. Rasmussen, and S. Parkinson

655
The Impacts of AgI Emission, Activation and Scavenging Rates from Ground-Based Generators on Cloud and Precipitation in Payette
Lulin Xue, NCAR, Boulder, ID; and R. M. Rasmussen, S. A. Tessendorf, D. Blestrud, M. L. Kunkel, and S. Parkinson

656
Impact of Terrain Resolution on Precipitation Formation in a Simulated Orographic Cloud
Shaowen (Amy) Chen, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and L. Xue and S. Tessendorf

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Joint Session 37
Climate Engineering and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification; and the 10th Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions )
Chairs: David L. Mitchell, DRI; Trude Storelvmo, Yale Univ.
8:30 AM
J37.1
Building Confidence and Reducing Risks with Strategic Geoengineering
Jadwiga H. Richter, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Tilmes, B. Kravitz, D. MacMartin, M. Mills, and I. R. Simpson
8:45 AM
J37.2
9:00 AM
J37.3
Geoengineering beyond SO2
D. Weisenstein, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA; and J. A. Dykema, Z. Dai, C. Golja, F. N. Keutsch, and D. W. Keith
9:15 AM
J37.4
9:30 AM
J37.5
Cirrus Susceptibility to Changes in Ice Nuclei: Physical Processes, Model Uncertainties, and Measurement Needs
Eric J Jensen, NASA, Moffett Field, CA; and B. Kärcher, R. Ueyama, L. Pfister, T. P. Bui, G. S. Diskin, J. Digangi, S. Woods, R. P. Lawson, K. D. Froyd, and D. Murphy
9:45 AM
J37.6
Solar Experiments with Tropical Cyclone-Permitting GCMs
Gabriel A. Vecchi, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and J. He, L. W. Horowitz, P. Irvine, and D. W. Keith

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Session 5
Recent Developments in Understanding Natural Cloud Processes and Aerosol–Cloud Interactions Relevant to Weather Modification
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Sarah Tessendorf, NCAR
10:30 AM
5.1
Aircraft Observations of Cumulus Microphysics Ranging from the Tropics to Midlatitudes: Implications for a “New” Secondary Ice Process
R. Paul Lawson, Stratton Park Engineering Company Inc., Boulder, CO; and C. gurganus, S. Woods, and R. Bruintjes
11:00 AM
5.3
A Study of Hygroscopic Seeding Agents: Characterization of Relevant CCN Ability and MRI Cloud Chamber Experiments
Takuya Tajiri, MRI, Tsukuba, Japan; and T. H. Kuo, N. Orikasa, Y. Zaizen, and M. Murakami
11:15 AM
5.4
Optimization of Aerosol Seeding in Rain Enhancement Strategies (OASIS)
Hannele Korhonen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and H. Lihavainen, S. Romakkaniemi, S. Niemelä, H. Vehkamäki, and M. Dal Maso

11:30 AM
5.5
Using Model Analysis and Satellite Data to Assess Seedable Clouds and Precipitation over the UAE Region
Niranjan Kondapalli, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Suzuki and J. Uchida

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Lecture 2
2018 Horton Lecture
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
1:30 PM
L2.1
Rain Rates from Space: Past & Future (Invited Presentation)
Gerald R. North, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

1:30 PM-3:45 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Session 6
Applications of Numerical Models to Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification Topics
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Lulin Xue, NCAR
1:30 PM
6.1
Hygroscopic Seeding Scheme Incorporated in a Bulk Microphysics Model
Akihiro Hashimoto, MRI, Tsukuba, Japan; and K. Yamashita and M. Murakami

1:45 PM
6.2A
Precipitation Efficiency over the United Arab Emirates Obtained from Numerical Simulations with the CReSS Model
WoonSeon Jung, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya Univ., Nagoya, Japan; and M. Murakami and T. Shinoda
2:15 PM
6.4
The Issue of Chaos Seeding within Experiments Designed to Study Inadvertent Weather Modification
Brian C. Ancell, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and A. Bogusz, M. J. Lauridsen, and J. C. Nauert
2:30 PM
6.5
2:45 PM
6.6
3:15 PM
6.8
WRF Modeling of Ice Fog Formation at Fairbanks and Fort Wainwright, Alaska
John Weatherly, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH; and M. J. Shaw, S. E. Peckham, T. Douglas, and M. Stuefer

3:45 PM
Cloud Seeding Experiments for Precipitation Augmentation with Aircraft In Situ Measurements - Narihiro Orikasa

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session P2
Wednesday Poster Session for 21st Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification Conference
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Roy Rasmussen, NCAR
Poster 1091 has been moved. New paper number 6.2A

1092
The Development of Upper-Air Thailand Cumulus Modeling (TCM): Case Study—Upper Northern, Central, Eastern, and Northeastern Parts of Thailand
Chanti Detyothin, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Bangkok, Thailand; and P. Chantraket and A. Nakburee

Handout (2.0 MB)

Poster 1093 has been moved. New paper number 7.3A

1094
Water Quality Assessment of the Rain Enhancement Program in Thailand
Supinya Boonchouy, Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation, Bangkok, Thailand; and J. Leenanon, S. Danpradit, N. Chuersuwan, A. Changsuphan, and T. Chanyatham

1095
The Karnataka Rainfall Enhancement Program 2017
Bruce A. Boe, Weather Modification International, Fargo, ND; and V. S. Makitov

1096
Cloud Seeding from Ground Particles Generator for Rain Reduction to 33%
Raden Gunawan Sr., Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi, Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia

Thursday, 11 January 2018

8:30 AM-9:15 AM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Session 7
Physical Evidence of Cloud Seeding Effects and General Weather Modification Aspects—Part I
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Masataka Murakami, Nagoya Univ.
8:30 AM
7.1
Cloud Seeding Experiments for Precipitation Augmentation with Aircraft In Situ Measurements
Narihiro Orikasa, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and M. Murakami, A. Saito, T. Tajiri, Y. Zaizen, A. Ikeda, and K. Yoshida

9:00 AM
7.3A
Numerical Simulation of Hygroscopic Seeding Experiment over the Korean Peninsula Using WRF Model with Hygroscopic Seeding Parameterization
WonHeung Kim, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and S. S. Yum and K. H. Chang

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

10:30 AM-11:15 AM: Thursday, 11 January 2018

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Session 8
Physical Evidence of Cloud Seeding Effects and General Weather Modification Aspects—Part II
Location: Room 16AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 21st Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Chair: Masataka Murakami, Nagoya Univ.
10:30 AM
8.1
Artificial Ocean Upwelling on the Israel Shore of the Mediterranean Sea
Alexander V. Soloviev, Nova Southeastern Univ., Dania Beach, FL; and C. W. Dean, E. Golbraikh, and I. Gertman

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018