Session 5 Use of UAVs for Atmospheric Research That Includes Discussions on Platforms, Instrumentation, Regulations, and SciencePart I

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room 13AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 19th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Edward J. Dumas Jr., NOAA and Oak Ridge Associated Universities, ARL/ATDD, Oak Ridge, TN

10:30 AM
On the Use of UAS for Prediction of Severe Convective Storm Initiation
Steven E. Koch, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and P. B. Chilson, B. Argrow, M. Fengler, and T. T. Lindley
10:45 AM
Atmospheric Distributed Temperature Sensing Measurements Using UAS and Tethered Balloons
Darielle Dexheimer, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; and D. Callow, C. Longbottom, D. Novick, and C. Wilson
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Optimization of Rotary-Wing UAS as an Atmospheric Sensing Platform
Brian Greene, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. B. Chilson, J. Salazar, S. Duthoit, A. Segales, C. Fiebrich, W. Doyle, B. Wolf, S. Waugh, S. E. Fredrickson, S. P. Oncley, L. Tudor, and S. Semmer
11:30 AM
Development of an Autonomous Uav Atmospheric Profiling System: Initial Implementation and First Results
Phillip B. Chilson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. R. Segales Espinosa, B. Greene, J. Salazar, A. Umeyama Matsumoto, C. A. Fiebrich, R. Huck, J. Grimsley, M. B. Yeary, R. D. Palmer, M. E. Weber, K. Carson, and S. Teja Kanneganti
11:45 AM
Observing Atmospheric Parameters Using Quadcopters
Sytske Kimball, Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and C. Montalvo, M. Mulekar, L. Schibelius, C. Carithers, and C. Kolakoski
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