Session 4B Weather and Roads—from Observations to Actionable Information, Part I

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 10AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 34th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Paul A. Pisano, U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration, Road Weather Management Program, Washington, DC and Brenda C. Boyce, Booz Allen Hamilton, Alexander, AR

This session explores the needs and uses of weather and road weather observations and how these observations can improve communication to the commuting or traveling public, as well as those who operate and maintain the transportation system.

8:30 AM
The Future of Transportation and Weather Needs
Ben Ellis, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC, Portland, OR

9:00 AM
Testing and Implementation of Mobile Road Condition Information to Serve the Transportation System
Virve Karsisto, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and P. Nurmi
9:15 AM
The Truck Blowover Algorithm for the Pikalert® System
Brittany Welch, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and A. Anderson, S. Linden, and W. Petzke
9:30 AM
Elements for Predicting Road Conditions
Brenda C. Boyce, Booz Allen Hamilton, Alexander, AR; and P. A. Pisano and G. Guevara
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