Oral Session

Sunday, 9 October 2016
08:00 – 17:30 Registration (everyday)
09:00 – 17:30 Short Course 1 -2 -3
Monday, 10 October 2016
09:00 – 10:00 Opening Ceremony
Main Hall (plenary)
Introduction to ERAD 2016
Welcome Addresses :
– Ali Tokay, Kurtulus Ozturk (Co-chairs)
– Ismail Gunes (Director General, Turkish State Meteorological Service)
Session 1: QPE- Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Hydrological Applications (I)
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Marc Berenguer
10:00 1,1 KEYNOTE : Flash Flood Hydrometeorological Early Warning Systems: recent advancements in Europe and case-study Agramunt’2015
Daniel Sempere-Torres, CRAHI-UPC, Spain,and Marc Berenguer, Carles Corral
short abstract
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 1,2 Sampling design optimisation for rainfall prediction using a non-stationary geostatistical model
Alexandre M.J-C. Wadoux, Wageningen University, Netherlands, and Dick J. Brus, Miguel A. Rico-Ramirez, Gerard B.M. Heuvelink
short abstract
11:15 1,3 Accounting for rainfall spatial variability in prediction of flash floods
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, OU ARRC / NOAA NSSL, USA and Manabendra Saharia, Humberto Vergara, Jonathan J. Gourley, Yang Hong
short abstract
11:30 1,4 Towards operational rainfall monitoring employing microwave links from cellular communication Networks
Aart Overeem, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute / Wageningen University, Netherlands and Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet
short abstract
11:45 1,5 Hydrological use of radar data for extreme value analysis: Observed Range Effects
Thomas Einfalt, Hyrdo & meteo GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Marc Scheibel
short abstract
12:00 1,6 Use of Specific Differential Phase (Kdp) for Rain Rate Estimation in the UK
Steven Best,UK Met Office, UK
short abstract
12:15 1,7 Evaluating the use of radar precipitation data in simulating a flood event in Terme, Samsun-Turkey
Zuhal AKYUREK, Middle East Technical University, Turkey and Arzu OZKAYA
short abstract
12:30 1,8 An ensemble of dual polarisation QPE: highlighting the uncertainty in radar rainfall estimation
David Dufton, NCAS, USA and Chris Collier
short abstract
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 POSTER VIEWING
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
Session 2: QPE – Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Hydrological Applications (II)
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Daniel Sempere-Torres
16:00 2,1 Evaluating the utility obtained by using radar-based precipitation for prediction of flood events in western Black Sea basins of Turkey
Ismail Yucel, Middle East Technical University, Turkey and Alper Onen, Tugrul Y?lmaz, Erdem Erdi
short abstract
16:15 2,2 Testing the performance of radar rainfall algorithms for different rain events in Turkey
Kurtulus Ozturk, Turkish State Meteorological Service, Turkey and Alper Cubuk, Burak Bozkurt
short abstract
16:30 2,3 An approach to include the time component into radar-raingauge blending
Marc Berenguer, CRAHI-UPC, Spain and Daniel Sempere Torres, Eduardo Cassiraga, Hernandez Jaime Gomez
short abstract
16:45 2,4 Estimation of Radar-Based High Resolution Precipitation Product over Turkey
Tugrul Y?lmaz, Middle East Technical University, Turkey and Kurtulus Ozturk, Ismail Yucel, Koray K. Y?lmaz
short abstract
17:00 2,5 Comparison of Rain Rate Estimations of Radar SRI Product and Satellite PR-OBS-3 Product
Erdem Erdi, Turkish State Meteorological Service, Turkey and Ibrahim Sonmez, Ahmet Emre Tekeli, Elif Mudrike Koc
short abstract
17:15 2,6 Long-term evaluation of flash-flood hazard nowcasting within the ERICHA Project
Shinju Park, CRAHI-UPC, Spain and Marc Berenguer, Carles Corral, Daniel Sempere Torres
short abstract
17:30 – 17:45 Coffee break
VENDOR PRESENTATIONS
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : M. Fatih Buyukkasabbas?
17:45 38th AMS RADAR CONFERENCE Preview Promote
18:00 VAISALA
18:10 RST TECHNOLOGY
18:20 ASELSAN
18:30 EEC
18:40 METEK
18:50 SELEX ES
19:00 METASENSING
20:00 – 22:00 Welcome Reception
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Session 3: MSW – Mesoscale and Severe Weather (I)
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Luca Baldini
8:30 3,1 KEYNOTE: Origin and triggering of nocturnal convective storms that occurred in the PECAN study area
Jim Wilson, NCAR, USA and Rita Roberts
short abstract
9:00 3,2 Plains Elevated Convection At Night (PECAN): Multiple-Doppler Analyses of Severe Surface Winds
Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, USA and Josh Wurman
short abstract
9:15 3,3 The Antalya October 2011 flash-flood: atmospheric model analysis and radar observations
Meral Demirtas, University of Ondokuz May?s, Turkey
short abstract
9:30 3,4 Thunderstorm hail and lightning prediction parameters based on dual polarization Doppler weather radar data
Tanel Voormansik, University of Tartu, Estonia and Pekka J. Rossi, Dmitri Moisseev, Piia Post, Tarmo Tanilsoo
short abstract
9:45 3,5 Radar characteristics of convection over Western Ghats during Monsoon: Mean properties and trends
Utsav Bhowmik, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, India and Sachin Deshpande, Govindan Pandithurai
short abstract
10:00 3,6 Mechanisms associated with nocturnal elevated thunderstorm initiation during PECAN
Rita Roberts, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
short abstract
10:15 3,7 Severity of storms associated to lightning from dual polarization radar measurements
Nicoletta Roberto, National Research Council of Italy, Italy and Elisa Adirosi, Mario Montopoli, Gianfranco Vulpiani, Stefano Dietrich, Luca Baldini
short abstract
10:30 3,8 Very Fine-Scale Dual-Doppler and In Situ analysis of a Strong Tornado
Josh Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, USA and Howard Bluestein, Karen Kosiba, Dylan Reif, Paul Robinson, Zachary Wienhoff
short abstract
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
Session 4: CAL – Radar Calibration
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair :Ercan Buyukbas
11:00 4,1 Differential reflectivity bias caused by the temperature of the radar antenna
John Hubbert, NCAR, USA and Mike Dixon
short abstract
11:15 4,2 Relative and absolute calibration of polarimetric weather radar receivers using the Solar flux
Marco Gabella, MeteoSwiss, Switzerland and Daniel Leuenberger, Maurizio Sartori, Asko Huuskonen, Marco Boscacci, Iwan Holleman, Urs Germann
short abstract
11:30 4,3 Optimal Combination Of External Calibration Techniques For C-Band Polarimetric Weather Radar Performance Monitoring
Marta Tecla Falconi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy and Frank Silvio Marzano, Mario Montopoli, Luca Baldini
short abstract
11:45 4,4 Development and application of an X-band radar target simulator for calibration purposes
Marc Schneebeli, MeteoSwiss, Switzerland and Andreas Leuenberger
Presenter: Jordi Figueras i Ventura
short abstract
12:00 4,5 Accurate Calibration Approaches for an X-Band Polarimetric Weather Radar
Ilter KARADEDE, RST Technologies, Turkey and Naz?m CEYLAN, Ugur OGUZ
short abstract
12:15 4,6 Correcting ground radar calibration errors using TRMM,
Robert Warren, Monash University, Australia and Alain Protat
short abstract
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 POSTER VIEWING
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
Session 5: ASR – Airborne and Spaceborne Radars (I)
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Frank S. Marzano
16:00 5,1 Evaluating GPM DPR precipitation estimates for use in Alpine regions
Peter James Speirs, EPFL, Switzerland and Clemence M. A. Le Cornec, Marco Gabella, Alexis Berne
short abstract
16:15 5,2 Spatial variability of raindrop size distribution in a footprint of a spaceborne radar
Ali Tokay, UMBC – NASA/GSFC, USA and Leo Pio D’Adderio, Federico, Porcu, Walter A. Petersen
short abstract
16:30 5,3 Quantitative estimation of precipitation on X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery
Saverio Mori, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy and Frank S. Marzano, Luca Pulvirenti, Mario Montopoli
short abstract
16:45 5,4 Evaluating the Global Precipitation Measurement mission with Multi-Radar Multisensor
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter , OU ARRC / NOAA NSSL, USA and Walter Petersen, Jonathan Gourley, Christian Kummerow, Yang Hong, Mathew Schwaller
short abstract
17:00 5,5 Early result of 90-degree yaw experiment during the TRMM end of mission descent
Nobuhiro Takahashi, Nagoya University, Japan and Toshio Iguchi, Hiroshi Hanado, Kenji Nakamura
short abstract
Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Session 6: ORP – Operational Radar Networks and Products (I)
Main Hall (Plenary)
Chair :Ali Tokay
8:30 6,1 KEYNOTE: Classification of Non-Meteorological Echoes from Finnish and Turkish Dual-Polarization Weather Radar Data
Jarmo Koistinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland and Matti Leskinen, Seppo Pulkkinen, Jani Tyynela, Terhi Makinen, Sevgi Zubeyde Gurbuz, Eren Hamurcu
short abstract
9:00 6,2 Analysis of Weather Radar Site Survey in Indonesia
Eko Wardoyo, Meteorological Climatological And Geophysical Agency, Indonesia
short abstract
9:15 6,3 Optimization of Terminal Doppler Weather Radar at Hong Kong International Airport for microburst detection
Shuk Mei Tse, Hong Kong Observatory, China
short abstract
9:30 6,4 Correction of dual-PRF Doppler velocity outliers: what if global aliasing is present?
Joan Bech, Servei Meteorologic de Catalunya and Universitat de Barcelona, Spain and Patricia Altube, Oriol Argemi, Tomeu Rigo, Nicolau Pineda, Scott Collis, Jonathan Helmus
short abstract
9:45 6,5 Effects of wind turbines on the operational products of the German weather radar network,
Reinhard Teschl, Graz University of Technology, Austria and Helmut Paulitsch, Franz Teschl, Klaus Stephan
short abstract
10:00 6,6 Solar monitoring as a tool for improving the homogeneity of radar networks
Asko Huuskonen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland and Gunther Haase, Daniel Michelson, Hidde Leijnse, Iwan Holleman, Matt Probert, Rasphal Gill, Michael Frech, Mikko Kurri, Harri Hohti
short abstract
10:15 6,7 A GIS-Based Decision Support System for the Optimal Siting of Weather Radars Network
Redouane Boudjemaa, University M’Hamed Bougara of Boumerdes, Algeria
short abstract
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
Session 7: ORP – Operational Radar Networks and Products (II)
Main Hall (Plenary)
Chair :Asko Huuskonen
11:00 7,1 Cross Validation of Bird Detections Using Meteorological Radar, Bird Radar and Field Observations
Tansu Tuncal?, Istanbul New Airport, Turkey and Sevgi Zubeyde Gurbuz, Jarmo Koistinen, Matti Leskinen, Adriaan Dokter, Eren Hamurcu, Ahmet Oztopal
short abstract
11:15 7,2 Investigations on the spatial extent of the effect of wind turbines on radar data
Reinhard Teschl, Graz University of Technology, Austria and Helmut Paulitsch, Franz Teschl
short abstract
11:30 7,3 A New X-Band Polarimetric Weather Radar System
Ugur Oguz, Remote Sensing Technologies (RST), Turkey and Naz?m Ceylan
short abstract
11:45 7,4 Off-The-Grid Meteorological radar
Niels Jensen, Furuno Environmental Technology Center, Denmark and Rasmus Andersen
short abstract
12:00 7,5 Fuzzy Logic Based Spatial Bird Detection with Weather Radar
Markus Peura, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland and Jarmo Koistinen
short abstract
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 EXCURSION (SPONSORED BY RST)
19:00 GALA DINNER (SPONSORED BY VAISALA)
Thursday, 13 October 2016
Session 8: IRD – Innovative Methods for Using Weather Radar Data in Meteorology and Hydrology (I)
Main Hall (Plenary)
Chair :Sergey Matrosov
8:30 8,1 KEYNOTE: Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Estimates with Ground and Space-based Radars
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter , OU ARRC / NOAA NSSL, USA and Jonathan Gourley, Jian, Zhang
short abstract
9:00 8,2 StucK radar composite for Northern Germany
Alexander Strehz, Hydro&Meteo GmbH, Germany and Thomas Einfalt
short abstract
9:15 8,3 Radar-derived patterns of convective rainstorms in Eastern Mediterranean and their flooding potential
Efrat Morin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and Nadav Peleg, Idit Belachse, Hagit Yakir, Alon Ronen, Francesco Marra
short abstract
9:30 8,4 Intensity-Duration-Frequency curves from radar estimates in a range of climatic regimes
Francesco Marra, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and Efrat Morin
short abstract
9:45 8,5 Dualpol analysis of graupel as indicator of cool season thunderstorms
Elena Saltikoff, FMI, Finland and Jaakko Nuottokari, Antti Makela
short abstract
10:00 8,6 Intercomparison of rainfall products from radars, satellites and commercial link networks
Manuel F. Rios Gaona, HWM Group, Netherlands and Noud Brasjen, Jan Fokke Meirink, Aart Overeem, Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet
short abstract
10:15 8,7 Target identification based on observations from Ka-band Polarimetric Radar Data – Preliminary results,
Abhishek Kodilkar, Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research, India and Arvind Agarwal, M.C.R. Kalapureddy, J.S Pillai
short abstract
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
Session 9: MIC – Microphysical Studies
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair :Hidde Leijnse
11:00 9,1 Snowflake classification using pictures collected with a Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera
Christophe Praz, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland and Jacopo Grazioli, Jacques Grandjean, Yves-Alain Roulet, Alexis Berne
short abstract
11:15 9,2 Synergy between micro rain radar and disdrometer to improve raindrop size distribution vertical profiles
Elisa Adirosi, Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Italy and Nicoletta Roberto, Mario Montopoli, Patrick Gatlin, Ali Tokay, Luca Baldini
short abstract
11:30 9,3 Particle Size Distribution Retrieval Using Vertically Pointing Polarimetric Radar
Jordi Figueras i Ventura, MeteoSwiss, Switzerland and Jacopo Grazioli, Andreas Leuenberger, Sabina Joos, Marc Schneebeli, Marco Gabella, Alexis Berne
short abstract
11:45 9,4 Measurements of precipitation in a coastal region of Antarctica
Jacopo Grazoli, EPFL – LTE, Switzerland and Christophe Genthon, Alexis Berne
Presenter: Peter J. Speirs
short abstract
12:00 9,5 Low level wind profile analysis associated to the formation of quasi linear Convective system in Indonesia utilizin doppler weather radar
Abdullah Ali, Indonesia State College of Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics, Indonesia, and Taufik Hidayah
short abstract
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 POSTER VIEWING
15:30– 16:00 Coffee break
Session 10: IRD – Innovative Methods for Using Weather Radar Data in Meteorology and Hydrology (II)
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Elena Saltikoff
16:00 10,1 The Rainbow Scientific Tool: to better monitoring and studying the weather radar data
Hassan Al Sakka, Selex ES GmbH, Germany and Andre Weipert
short abstract
16:15 10,2 The unfortunate information loss due to irreversible filtering in weather radar data processing
Hidde Leijnse, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Netherlands and Jarmo Koistinen, Gunther Haase, Phillip Stepanian, Adriaan M. Dokter, Matti Leskinen
short abstract
16:30 10,3 Flood Early Warning Software With Radar Data On Web Based GIS System
Yavuz Selim Guclu, RkSoft, Turkey and Ugur Senel, Ahmet Kose, Selcuk Tutuncu
short abstract
16:45 10,4 Modeling and Observations of Anomalous Propagation Effects in Weather Radar Systems
Ali Riza Bozbulut, ASELSAN, Turkey and Kurtulus Ozturk, Cuneyt Gecer
short abstract
17:00 10,5 Using multi-frequency vertically-pointing cloud radar measurements for retrievals of rain parameters
Sergey Matrosov, University of Colorado and NOAA, USA and Christopher Williams, Gijs de Boer
short abstract
17:15 10,6 Synergy of triple-frequency cloud radar and polarimetric X-Band radar for snow and ice microphysics
Jan Handwerker, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany and Stefan Kneifel, Silke Troemel, Raquel Evaristo, Birger Bohn, Martin Lennefer, Kai Muehlbauer, Susanne Crewell, Clemens Simmer, Norbert Kalthoff
short abstract
Friday, 14 October 2016
Session 11: NER – New and Emerging Radar Technology
NWP – Use of Radar Data for NWP Models
Main Hall (Plenary)
Chair : Daniel Michelson
8:30 11,1 KEYNOTE: Estimation of the intensity of convection with weather radar
Valery Melnikov, Oklahoma University, USA
Presenter: Dusan Zrnic
short abstract
9:00 11,2 A waveform extending the maximum unambiguous velocity for weather radars using solid-state power amplifiers
Sergey Panov, Vaisala, Finland and Jason Selzler, Evan Ruzanski, Venkatchalam Chandrasekar
short abstract
9:15 11,3 Spectral Processing for Step Scanning Phased Array Radars
Lesya Borowska, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the ARRC, USA and Guifu Zhang, Dusan Zrnic
short abstract
9:30 11,4 Using multi-wavelength instruments to investigate the microphysical structure of deep convective cores
Pre-recorded presentation
Alessandro Battaglia, University of Leicester, UK and Kamil Mroz, Frederic Tridon, Simone Tanelli, Tim Lang, Gerald Heymsfield, Lin Tian
short abstract
9:45 11,5 The role of the forecaster in a Nowcasting service
Pre-recorded presentation
Aurora Bell, Australian Bureau of Meteorology and Alan Seed, Mark Curtis, Shaun Cooper, Peter Steinle
short abstract
10:00 11,6 Observations of Mediterranean storms using C- and X-band dual-polarization radars: case study analysis
Luca Baldini, Department of Civil Protection,Italy and Gianfranco Vulpiani
short abstract
10:15 11,7 A dual-polarization Doppler radar operator for the COSMO numerical weather prediction model
Daniel Wolfensberger, EPFL-LTE, Switzerland and Alexis Berne
short abstract
10:30 – 12:00 Closing Ceremony