85th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 5: Radar IIPS and Applications

Monday, 10 January 2005: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Cochairs:  Robert G. Borchers, SAIC; Douglas Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL and Robert Saffle, Mitretek Systems, Inc.
  1:30 PM
NEXRAD Product Improvement - expanding science horizons
Robert E. Saffle, Mitretek Systems, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Istok and R. Okulski

  2:00 PM
NWS use of FAA radar data – Progress and Plans
Michael J. Istok, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Pickard, R. Okulski, R. E. Saffle, and B. Bumgarner

  2:15 PM
Validation of FAA WARP system radar mosaic generation algorithms
Joseph C. Lang, Unisys Weather Information Services, Kennett Square, PA; and J. Stobie and K. Yarber

  2:30 PM
The Volume Coverage Pattern Explorer: A New Tool for Visualizing Radar Beam Paths
Kevin L. Manross, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. LaDue and G. J. Stumpf


  2:45 PM
A meteorological radar emulator for education and research
Michael I. Biggerstaff, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. M. May

  3:00 PM
Evaluation of various algorithms and display concepts for weather forecasting
Indra Adrianto, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, K. A. Scharfenberg, and T. B. Trafalis

  3:15 PM
Experiences Towards Advanced Weather Research and Training
Xuechao Yu, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK; and N. L. Levit, K. R. Hoggard, and N. A. M. Said

  3:30 PM
Development of advanced techniques using the NOAA’s WSR-88D research radar
Dusan Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. Zahrai, S. Torres, I. Ivic, C. D. Curtis, and V. Melnikov

  3:45 PM
Development and testing of polarimetric radar applications in WDSS-II
Kevin A. Scharfenberg, NOAA/NWS Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services, Norman, OK ; and V. Lakshmanan and S. E. Giangrande

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break