Session 5 AI Techniques for Numerical Weather Predictions

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 7 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Conf on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
Surya Karthik Mukkavilli, University of New South Wales/CSIRO Australia/World Energy Meteorology Council UK/GroundObs Ltd., UNSW, SPREE/CSIRO, O&A/WEM Council, Technical Advisory Group/GroundObs, Founder & Director, Auckland

8:30 AM
NCAR's Gridded Atmospheric Forecast System (GRAFS)
Sue Ellen Haupt, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. J. Gagne II, J. Cowie, S. Linden, G. Wiener, and J. A. Lee
8:45 AM
Nonlinear Averaging of NCEP Wave Model Ensemble Using an Ensemble of NNs
Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and R. Campos, J. H. G. M. Alves, and S. G. Penny
9:00 AM
Exploring Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for NWP and Situational Awareness Applications
Sid A. Boukabara, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and E. Maddy, K. Ide, K. Garrett, E. Jones, K. Kumar, N. Shahroudi, and A. Neiss
9:15 AM
Automated Detection of Bird Roosts using NEXRAD Radar Data and Convolutional Neural Networks
Carmen Chilson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. Avery, A. McGovern, E. Bridge, D. Sheldon, and J. F. Kelly
9:30 AM
Using Random Forests to Assess Environmental Modulation of Mesocyclone Intensity in the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensembles
Patrick S. Skinner, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. K. Potvin, D. M. Wheatley, K. H. Knopfmeier, and L. J. Wicker
9:45 AM
Machine Learning with Numerical Weather Prediction Cloud Forecasts for Optical Communications Support
Alexandria M. Russell, Northrop Grumann Corporation, McLean, VA; and B. D. Felton and R. J. Alliss
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