Session 6 Use of UAVs for Atmospheric Research That Includes Discussions on Platforms, Instrumentation, Regulations, and Science II

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room 13AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 19th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Temple Lee, NOAA/ARL/ATDD and CIMMS, Oak Ridge, TN

1:30 PM
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Site Investigation of the 29 April 2017 Canton, Texas, Tornado
Melissa A. Wagner, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and R. Doe

2:00 PM
Harnessing the Power of the Ardupilot and Pixhawk for UAS Atmospheric Research: An Integrative Approach
Antonio R. Segales, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. B. Chilson, J. Martin, A. Umeyama, B. R. Greene, and S. Duthoit
2:15 PM
Surface Layer Profiling in Complex Terrain using an Instrumented Multi-rotor Copter
Stephan F. J. De Wekker, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and C. Woolsey, J. Gonzalez-Rocha, H. McClelland, R. Palomaki, and G. C. Lewin
2:30 PM
Long-Path Spectroscopy to an Airborne Retroreflector on a Quadcopter
Kevin Cossel, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO; and E. Waxman, F. Giorgetta, M. Cermak, I. Coddington, D. Hesselius, S. Ruben, W. Swann, G. Rieker, and N. Newbury
2:45 PM
Outcomes of the NCAR/EOL Workshop Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Atmospheric Research
Holger Vömel, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. A. Wolff, S. P. Oncley, J. A. Moore, S. Ellis, and D. Axisa
3:00 PM
PTH Sensor Siting on Rotary-Wing UAS
Adam L. Houston, Univ. of Nebraska−Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and P. B. Chilson, A. Islam, A. Shankar, B. Greene, A. R. S. Espinosa, and C. Detweiler
3:15 PM
Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in VORTEX-SE 2017 and LAFE 2017
Edward J. Dumas Jr., NOAA and Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, TN; and T. Lee, M. Buban, and B. B. Baker
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