Thursday program





Plenary session
Schouwburg
Chair: Urs Germann
Thursday, 5 July 2018


8:30–9:00

Keynote on Synergetic Use Of Weather Radars And Other Sensors
WEATHER RADAR AND SUPERCONDUCTING GRAVIMETER FOR ESTIMATING HEAVY RAINFALL
L. Delobbe, S. Wilfert, A. Watlet, and M. Van Camp
abstract 036

9:00–9:30

Keynote on New And Emerging Radar Technologies
POLARIMETRIC VARIABLES ON THE PLANAR PHASED ARRAY RADAR: APPROXIMATE COMPUTATIONS
D. Zrnic
abstract 049

9:30–10:00

Keynote on Nowcasting And Blending Techniques
THREE MAJOR CHALLENGES IN ENSEMBLE NOWCASTING OF RADAR PRECIPITATION FIELDS
L. Foresti, I. V. Sideris, L. Beusch, D. Nerini, and U. Germann
abstract 033





Coffee, poster viewing, and exhibition- 10:00–10:30, New York




Quantitative Precipitation Estimation
Schouwburg
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Chair: Daniel Michelson


10:30–10:45

RADAR REMOTE SENSING FOR RAIN/SNOW ESTIMATION IN AN ALPINE CONTEXT: THE GRENOBLE EXPERIMENT
G. Delrieu, F. Cazenave, N. Yu, D. Faure, B. Boudevillain, A. Khanal, C. Augros, N. Le Bastard, and N. Gaussiat
abstract 383

10:45–11:00

QUANTIFICATION OF MEASUREMENT ERROR OF POLARIMETRIC X-BAND RADARS IN MOUNTAINOUS REGIONS
Nan Yu and Nicolas Gaussiat
abstract 298

11:00–11:15

ON THE USE OF NWP MODEL OUTPUTS TO PRODUCE RADAR VPR CORRECTIONS
T. Le Bastard, O. Caumont, N. Gaussiat, and F. Karbou
abstract 103

11:15–11:30

POLARIMETRIC RADAR AND MACHINE LEARNING: FROM THE SOLID PHASE HYDROMETEOR STATISTICS TO THE PRECIPITATION INTENSITY AT THE GROUND
Y. Chevalley, N. Besic, J. Gehring, L. Foresti, I. V. Sideris, M. Gabella, U. Germann, and A. Berne
abstract 207

11:30–11:45

RADAR-DERIVED QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATION BASED ON VERTICAL-RAINCLOUD TRAJECTORY PROFILES
Hanggar G Mawandha and Satoru Oishi
abstract 190, extended abstract

11:45–12:00

COMMERCIAL MICROWAVE LINKS FOR RAINFALL MONITORING: A NATION-WIDE VALIDATION STUDY IN THE NETHERLANDS
L. W. De Vos, A. Overeem, H. Leijnse, and R. Uijlenhoet
abstract 056





Radar Calibration And Monitoring
Cerise
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Chair: Martin Hagen


10:30–10:45

THE OPERATIONAL REALITY OF WEATHER RADARS WORLDWIDE – A TRAVEL REPORT
H. Al Sakka, J. Didszun, and A. Weipert
abstract 163

10:45–11:00

WEATHER RADARS AND RADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCES
M. Vaccarono, V. Chandrasekar, R. Bechini, and R. Cremonini
abstract 156

11:00–11:15

WIND TURBINES SEEN IN RADAR DATA WITH THE BIG DIFFERENCE METHOD
Willi Schmid and Stefan Müller
abstract 183, extended abstract

11:15–11:30

MONITORING DOPPLER DUAL-POLARIZATION RADAR USING AN INDIVIDUAL AND SINGULAR GROUND CLUTTER CELL
M. Gabella and F. Van Den Heuvel
abstract 037

11:30–11:45

THE STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTION OF ZDR IN DRY SNOW, WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR ZDR CALIBRATION
M. J. Dixon, J. C. Hubbert, and G. Meymaris
abstract 132

11:45–12:00

ASSESSING ZDR VARIABILITY USING DEDICATED SOLAR BOX SCANS AND OPERATIONAL ZDR MONITORING RESULTS
Michael Frech and J. C. Hubbert
abstract 145





Lunch, poster viewing, and exhibition- 12:00–13:00, New York




Airborne And Spaceborne Radars
Schouwburg
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Chair: Walter Petersen


13:00–13:15

AIRBORNE IMPLEMENTATION OF PDPP TECHNIQUE ON THE NRC W-BAND RADAR
C. Nguyen, A. Battaglia, M. Wolde, A. Pazmany, and A. Illingworth
abstract 365, extended abstract

13:15–13:30

VERIFICATION OF CLOUDSAT INSTANTANEOUS SNOWFALL RATE RETRIEVALS WITH GROUND-BASED RADAR MEASUREMENTS
S. Matrosov, J. Hardin, and G. De Boer
abstract 009

13:30–13:45

A RADAR-BASED EVALUATION OF GPM RETRIEVALS OF THE RAIN DROP SIZE DISTRIBUTION
Walter A. Petersen, Patrick N. Gatlin, David B. Wolff, Ali Tokay, and Mircea Grecu
abstract 032

13:45–14:00

COMPARISON OF THE GPM DPR SINGLE- AND DOUBLE-FREQUENCY PRODUCTS OVER THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA
Leo Pio D’Adderio, Federico Porcu, Giulia Panegrossi, Paolo Sano, Anna Cinzia Marra, and Stefano Dietrich
abstract 324





Millimeter Wavelength Radars
Cerise
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Chair: Alexis Berne


13:00–13:15

VERTICAL AIR MOTION IN PRECIPITATING CLOUDS FROM AN AIRBORNE MILLIMETER WAVELENGTH RADAR
E. Jung and G.-W. Lee
abstract 260

13:15–13:30

USING TRIPLE-FREQUENCY RADAR DOPPLER SPECTRA TO CONSTRAIN SNOW PARTICLE SCATTERING MODELS
S. Kneifel, Pavlos Kollias, and Alessandro Battaglia
abstract 147

13:30–13:45

HOW MUCH ATTENUATION AT W AND KA BANDS IS CAUSED BY MELTING LAYER? AN ANSWER FROM MULTI-FREQUENCY RADAR DOPPLER SPECTRA.
Haoran Li and Dmitri Moisseev
abstract 283, extended abstract

13:45–14:00

HOW ACCURATE IS THE DISCRETE DIPOLE APPROXIMATION FOR MODELING THE SINGLE SCATTERING PROPERTIES OF PARTIALLY MELTED SNOWFLAKES
D. Ori and S. Kneifel
abstract 123





Coffee, poster viewing, and exhibition- 14:00–16:00, New York




Nowcasting And Blending Techniques
Schouwburg
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Chair: Alan Seed


16:00–16:15

DERIVING AND COMPOSITING MOTION FIELDS – SPEED AND QUALITY CHALLENGES
M. Peura, H. Hohti, and T. Perttula
abstract 203, extended abstract

16:15–16:30

IMPROVED RAINFALL NOWCASTING BY NON-STATIONARY MOTION VECTOR FROM BURGERS EQUATION
Gyuwon Lee, Soorok Ryu, Geunsu Lyu, and Hong-Mok Park
abstract 277

16:30–16:45

BLENDING FIELD-BASED AND CELL TRACKING METHODS FOR IMPROVED PRECIPITATION NOWCASTING
S. Pulkkinen and V. Chandrasekar
abstract 215, extended abstract

16:45–17:00

NOWPRECIP: AN ALGORITHM FOR LOCALIZED PROBABILISTIC PRECIPITATION NOWCASTING IN THE COMPLEX TERRAIN OF SWITZERLAND
I. V. Sideris, L. Foresti, U. Germann, and D. Nerini
abstract 192, extended abstract

17:00–17:15

THE NOWCASTING POTENTIAL OF LIGHTNING-JUMPS IN CONVECTIVE CELLS TRACKED BY RADAR IN COMPLEX OROGRAPHY
Alessandro Hering, Luca Nisi, Ulrich Hamann, and Urs Germann
abstract 153

17:15–17:30

FROM QUALITATIVE TO QUANTITATIVE HAIL NOWCASTING
A. Bell, E. Morgan, A. Seed, M. Curtis, and R. Bunn
abstract 392

17:30–17:45

LOCALIZED VARIATIONAL BLENDING FROM INCA AND AROME-RUC
A. Atencia, A. Kann, Y. Wang, and F. Meier
abstract 261

17:45–18:00

A BAYESIAN COMBINATION OF RADAR-BASED NOWCASTS WITH COSMO-E PRECIPITATION FORECASTS
D. Nerini, U. Germann, and L. Foresti
abstract 129





Synergetic Use Of Weather Radars And Other Sensors
Cerise
Thursday, 5 July 2018
Chair: Lotte de Vos


16:00–16:15

WHEN IS RADAR DATA CALIBRATION BY IN-SITU NETWORKS MISLEADING?
I. Tchiguirinskaia, A. Ichiba, I. Paz, E. Skouri-Plakali, A. Gires, and D. Schertzer
abstract 399

16:15–16:30

REAL-TIME RAINFALL FROM A COUNTRY-WIDE NETWORK OF COMMERCIAL MICROWAVE LINKS IN GERMANY
C. Chwala, G. Smiatek, and H. Kunstmann
abstract 327

16:30–16:45

RAIN-RATE ESTIMATION FROM CEILOMETER MEASUREMENTS: A COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY USING S-BAND RADAR AND DISDROMETER RETRIEVALS
Ruben Barragan, Francesc Rocadenbosch, Joseph Waldinger, Stephen J. Frasier, David D. Turner, Robin Tanamachi, and Daniel Dawson
abstract 029

16:45–17:00

REAL TIME DETECTION OF LIGHTNING ACTIVITY USING A LOW-COST AND PORTABLE X-BAND RADAR AND A CLUSTER ANALYSIS APPROACH
V. Capozzi, M. Montopoli, V. Mazzarella, A. C. Marra, N. Roberto, G. Panegrossi, S. Dietrich, and G. Budillon
abstract 272

17:00–17:15

EVALUATION OF MULTIPLE DOPPLER RETRIEVALS OF CONVECTION IN DARWIN
R. Jackson, S. Collis, P. Kollias, M. Oue, S. Endo, A. Vogelmann, W. Lin, T. Lang, and C. Potvin
abstract 354

17:15–17:30

OBSERVATIONS OF THE ATMOSPHERIC BOUNDARY LAYER FROM A VERTICALLY POINTING, S-BAND, FMCW RADAR IN NORTHERN ALABAMA, U.S.A. DURING VORTEX-SOUTHEAST (2016-2017)
R. Tanamachi, S. J. Frasier, J. Waldinger, A. T. Lafleur, and F. Rocadenbosch
abstract 046, extended abstract

17:30–17:45

RETRIEVING VOLCANIC MASS ERUPTION RATE FROM GROUND-BASED X-BAND AND L-BAND MICROWAVE RADARS DURING MT. ETNA EXPLOSIVE ERUPTION
F. S. Marzano, L. Mereu, S. Di Fabio, M. Montopoli, E. Picciotti, S. Scollo, and C. Bonadonna
abstract 166

17:45–18:00

EUROPE-WIDE PATTERNS OF NOCTURNAL AVIAN MIGRATION FROM WEATHER RADAR DATA
Cecilia Nilsson, Adriaan Dokter, Liesbeth Verlinden, Judy Shamoun-Baranes, Baptiste Schmid, Peter Desmet, Silke Bauer, Jason Chapman, Jose Alves, Phil Stepanian, Nir Sapir, Charlotte Wainwright, Mathieu Boos, Anna Górska, Myles Menz, Pedro Rodrigues, Hidde Leijnse, Pavel Zehtindjiev, Robin Brabant, Günther Haase, Nadja Weisshaupt, Michał Ciach, and Felix Liechti
abstract 405