Tuesday program





Plenary session
Schouwburg
Chair: Frank Marzano
Tuesday, 3 July 2018


8:30–9:00

Keynote on Mesoscale And Severe Weather
PERFORMANCE OF A NEW ALGORITHM FOR NOWCASTING ANOMALOUS TRAJECTORIES
A. Del Moral, T. Rigo, and M. C. Llasat
abstract 161, extended abstract

9:00–9:30

Keynote on Radar Networking
A RENDEZVOUS OF RESEARCH AND OPERATIONS – THE NEW SWISS RADAR GENERATION
U. Germann, M. Gabella, H. Barras, Y. Barton, N. Besic, M. Boscacci, L. Clementi, J. Figueras, L. Foresti, J. Grazioli, U. Hamann, A. Hering, D. Nerini, L. Nisi, L. Panziera, M. Sartori, I. Sideris, S. Trefalt, F. Van Den Heuvel, and B. Calpini
abstract 389

9:30–10:00

Keynote on Use Of Weather Radar Data In NWP Models
A MOMENT-BASED POLARIMETRIC RADAR FORWARD OPERATOR FOR RAIN MICROPHYSICS
M. R. Kumjian, C. P. Martinkus, O. P. Prat, S. Collis, H. C. Morrison, and M. Van Lier-Walqui
abstract 291





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




Microphysical Studies
Schouwburg
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Chair: Daniel Sempere-Torres


10:30–10:45

VERTICAL VARIABILTIY RAIN DROP SIZE DISTRIBUTION FROM DISDROMETER AND MICRO RAIN RADAR MEASUREMENTS
E. Adirosi, A. Tokay, N. Roberto, E. Gorgucci, M. Montopoli, and L. Baldini
abstract 332

10:45–11:00

IMPACT EVALUATION OF VERTICAL AIR VELOCITY ON THE MICROPHYSICAL RETRIEVALS BY K BAND RADAR PROFILERS USING COMBINED UHF AND S BAND PRODUCTS.
M. Montopoli, E. Adirosi, N. Roberto, and L. Baldini
abstract 270

11:00–11:15

MULTI-FREQUENCY RADAR RETRIEVAL OF SNOWFALL MICROPHYSICS
J. Leinonen, M. D. Lebsock, O. O. Sy, S. Tanelli, B. Dolan, R. J. Chase, J. A. Finlon, D. Moisseev, and A. Von Lerber
abstract 078, extended abstract

11:15–11:30

A MICROPHYSICAL RETRIEVAL FOR THE DUAL-FREQUENCY PRECIPITATION RADAR
K. Mroz and A. Battaglia
abstract 216

11:30–11:45

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE VERTICAL PROFILES OF DUAL-POLARIZATION RADAR OBSERVATIONS IN AND ABOVE THE BRIGHT BAND AT S, C AND X-BANDS
Clotilde Augros, Nan Yu, and Nicolas Gaussiat
abstract 296

11:45–12:00

VERTICAL PROFILE OF REFLECTIVITY FROM K-BAND RADAR OBSERVATIONS IN EAST ANTARCTICA
C. Duran-Alarcon, A. Berne, B. Boudevillain, C. Genthon, and N. Souverijns And N. P. M. Van Lipzig
abstract 398





Mesoscale And Severe Weather
Cerise
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Chair: Irene Crisologo


10:30–10:45

WEATHER RADAR DERIVED RAIN CELL SIZE STATISTICS FOR LOWER AUSTRIA
R. Teschl, F. Teschl, S. Tani, and H. Paulitsch
abstract 290

10:45–11:00

CHARACTERISTICS OF CONVECTIVE AGGREGATION IN MID-LATITUDES IDENTIFIED IN A DOPPLER C-BAND RADAR NETWORK
I. Pscheidt and S. Trömel
abstract 194

11:00–11:15

CONVECTIVE CLOUD TOP HEIGHTS IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA IN DIFFERING WET SEASON REGIMES
R. Jackson, S. Collis, A Protat, V Louf, W Lin, A. Vogelmann, and S. Endo
abstract 353

11:15–11:30

EARLY DETECTION OF DEEP CONVECTION USING NWCSAF RDT PRODUCT AND NATIONAL RADAR MOSAIC IN ITALY
R. Cremonini, M. Celano, P. P. Alberoni, R. Bechini, V. Campana, G. Vulpiani, and P. Giordano
abstract 317

11:30–11:45

FRESH WATER FLUX ESTIMATED BY SHIPBOARD C-BAND POLARIMETRIC RADAR AND ITS POSSIBLE IMPACT TO THE OCEANIC STRATIFICATION OBSERVED IN THE MARITIME CONTINENT
M. Katsumata, B. Geng, S. Yokoi, S. Mori, R. Shirooka, and I. Ueki
abstract 117

11:45–12:00

IMPACT OF MULTIPLE RADAR REFLECTIVITY DATA ASSIMILATION ON THE NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF A FLASH FLOOD EVENT DURING THE HYMEX CAMPAIGN
I. Maiello, S. Gentile, R. Ferretti, L. Baldini, N. Roberto, E. Picciotti, P. P. Alberoni, and F. S. Marzano
abstract 017





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




Quantitative Precipitation Estimation
Schouwburg
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Chair: Alexis Berne


13:00–13:15

INVESTIGATION INTO USING A NEURAL NETWORK TO SELECT BETWEEN USING FILTERED OR ALOFT MEASUREMENTS TO IMPROVE QPE IN CLUTTER CONTAMINATED REGIONS
S. Lyons, T. Darlington, S. Torres, and D. Warde
abstract 214

13:15–13:30

A SIMULATION-BASED AND EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO INVESTIGATE THE IMPACT OF SKYSCRAPERS AND WIND TURBINE FARMS ON WEATHER RADAR DATA
Kurtuluş Öztürk, Alper Çubuk, Osman Karabayir, and Elif Uçurum
abstract 245

13:30–13:45

HOW TO BENEFIT FROM HIGH-RESOLUTION DIGITAL ELEVATION MODELS TO SIMULATE PARTIAL BEAM BLOCKAGE?
K. Mühlbauer and M. Heistermann
abstract 068

13:45–14:00

X-BAND RADAR ATTENUATION STATISTICS: HOW OFTEN DO WE LOSE THE SIGNAL?
H. Leijnse
abstract 406





Radar Networking
Cerise
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Chair: Iwan Holleman


13:00–13:15

PROSPECT OF IMPLEMENTING THE ADVANCED RADAR REFRACTIVITY TECHNIQUE ON OPERATIONAL RADARS
Ya-Chien Feng, Frederic Fabry, and Micahel M. Bell
abstract 370

13:15–13:30

NEW OPERATION STRATEGIES FOR NATIONWIDE WEATHER RADAR NETWORK IN KOREA
Sung-Hwa Jung, Jong-Seong Kim, Youn Choi, Sunki Lee, Dong-Jin Kim, and Jeong-Whan Lee
abstract 242

13:30–13:45

SEVERE WEATHER AND HAIL DETECTION USING THE X BAND WEATHER RADAR TUSCANY NETWORK
A. Antonini, S. Melani, A. Ortolani, A. Telleschi, A. Lombardi, I. Giannini, and B. Gozzini
abstract 331, extended abstract

13:45–14:00

THE CASA DALLAS-FORT WORTH URBAN DEMONSTRATION NETWORK AFTER 5 YEARS OPERATION: ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CHALLENGES FROM A UNIQUE PLATFORM OF COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN LOCAL, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL ENTITIES
V. Chandrasekar, Haonan Chen, Brenda Philips, Francesc Junyent, Eric Lyons, and Apoorva Bajaj
abstract 355





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




Quantitative Precipitation Estimation
Schouwburg
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Chair: Kurtuluş Öztürk


16:00–16:15

RADAR-RAINFALL ESTIMATION USING SPECIFIC ATTENUATION: IMPROVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES
B. -C. Seo, W. F. Krajewski, and A. Ryzhkov
abstract 076

16:15–16:30

INCLUDING THE TIME DIMENSION IN RADAR-RAINGAUGE BLENDING
Marc Berenguer, Daniel Sempere-Torres, Eduardo Cassiraga, and Jaime Gomez-Hernandez
abstract 361

16:30–16:45

PRECIPITATION VARIABILITY BETWEEN AFTERNOON MIXED LAYER AND FREE ATMOSPHERE CLOUDS IN SEMI-ARID SOUTHEAST ARIZONA
Pieter Hazenberg, Max Mitchell, Erika Cropp, Dave Goodrich, Eleonora Demaria, Mark Kautz, and Walter Petersen
abstract 420

16:45–17:00

A DUAL-POL RADAR SYNTHETIC QPE FOR OPERATIONS
J. Zhang, L. Tang, S. Cocks, P. Zhang, A. Ryzhkov, and K. Howard
abstract 309

17:00–17:15

CLOUD RADAR SPECTRAL POLARIMETRY FOR QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATION
A. Myagkov and T. Rose
abstract 337

17:15–17:30

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CANADIAN OPERATIONAL DUAL-POLARIZATION RAINFALL ESTIMATION ALGORITHM
S. Boodoo, D. Hudak, N. Donaldson, J. Reid, D. Michelson, M. Couture, P. Rodriguez, and V. Stojanovic
abstract 229, extended abstract

17:30–17:45

QUALITY-BASED RADAR DATA PROCESSING AND QPE AT THE SLOVAK HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
L. Méri, M. Jurašek , L. Okon, and J. Kaňák 
abstract 142, extended abstract

17:45–18:00

THE EUROPEAN CLIMATOLOGICAL HIGH-RESOLUTION GAUGE-ADJUSTED RADAR RAINFALL DATASET
A. Overeem, G. Van Der Schrier, E. V. Van Der Plas, G. Lenderink, H. Leijnse, J. F. Meirink, S. Park, M. Berenguer, and D. Sempere-Torres
abstract 059





New And Emerging Radar Technologies
Cerise
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Chair: Luca Baldini


16:00–16:15

BISTATIC SCATTERING FROM BRAGG TURBULENCE AT X-BAND: A POTENTIAL MECHANISM FOR CLEAR AIR SENSING USING CASA-TYPE RADAR NETWORKS
David J. Mclaughlin
abstract 403, extended abstract

16:15–16:30

THE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATOR AT THE NATIONAL SEVERE STORMS LABORATORY
S. Torres and K. Hondl
abstract 178

16:30–16:45

X-BAND PHASED-ARRAY POLARIMETRIC RADAR TESTBED: STATUS AND INITIAL RESULTS
S. J. Frasier, W. Heberling, C. Wolsieffer, and M. Adam
abstract 026

16:45–17:00

OSAKA URBAN PHASED ARRAY RADAR NETWORK EXPERIMENT
Tomoo Ushio, H. Kikuchi, T. Mega, F. Mizutani, M. Wada, N. Takahashi, and S. Satoh
abstract 053

17:00–17:15

AN ALL-DIGITAL POLARIMETRIC PHASED ARRAY RADAR FOR COMBINED WEATHER AND AIRCRAFT SURVEILLANCE
Robert Palmer, Caleb Fulton, Jorge Salazar, Hjalti Sigmarsson, and Mark Yeary
abstract 159

17:15–17:30

WEATHER OBSERVATIONS WITH A PHASED ARRAY RADAR
L. Borowska, D. Zrnic, Y. Zhang, and G. Zhang
abstract 177

17:30–17:45

DIFFERENTIAL PHASE UPON TRANSMISSION AS A NEW RADAR PARAMETER
Valery Melnikov
abstract 107, extended abstract

17:45–18:00

THE CITY OF SÃO PAULO (BRAZIL) AS A TESTBED OF RAINFALL ESTIMATES FROM COMMERCIAL MICROWAVE LINK NETWORKS
M. F. Rios Gaona, A. Overeem, H. Leijnse, T. Raupach, and R. Uijlenhoet
abstract 404