ERAD 2016 - 9th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology  

PROGRAMME

> Oral Session
Sunday, 9 October 2016
08:00 – 17:30Registration (everyday)
09:00 – 17:30Short 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, Kurtuluş Öztürk (Co-chairs)
- İsmail Güneş (Director General, Turkish State Meteorological Service)
Session 1:QPE- Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Hydrological Applications (I)

Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Marc Berenguer
10:001.1KEYNOTE : 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

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10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
11:001.2Sampling 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

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11:151.3Accounting 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

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11:301.4Towards operational rainfall monitoring employing microwave links from cellular communication Networks
Aart Overeem, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute / Wageningen University, Netherlands and Hidde Leijnse, Remko Uijlenhoet

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11:451.5Hydrological use of radar data for extreme value analysis: Observed Range Effects
Thomas Einfalt, Hyrdo & meteo GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, Marc Scheibel

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12:001.6Use of Specific Differential Phase (Kdp) for Rain Rate Estimation in the UK
Steven Best,UK Met Office, UK

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12:151.7Evaluating 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

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12:301.8An ensemble of dual polarisation QPE: highlighting the uncertainty in radar rainfall estimation
David Dufton,
NCAS, USA and Chris Collier

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12:45 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:30POSTER VIEWING
15:30 – 16:00Coffee break
Session 2:QPE - Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Hydrological Applications (II)

Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Daniel Sempere-Torres
16:002.1Evaluating the utility obtained by using radar-based precipitation for prediction of flood events in western Black Sea basins of Turkey
İsmail Yücel,
Middle East Technical University, Turkey and Alper Önen, Tuğrul Yılmaz, Erdem Erdi

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16:152.2Testing the performance of radar rainfall algorithms for different rain events in Turkey
Kurtuluş Öztürk,
Turkish State Meteorological Service, Turkey and Alper Çubuk, Burak Bozkurt

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16:302.3An approach to include the time component into radar-raingauge blending
Marc Berenguer,
CRAHI-UPC, Spain and Daniel Sempere Torres, Eduardo Cassiraga, Hernández Jaime Gómez

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16:452.4Estimation of Radar-Based High Resolution Precipitation Product over Turkey
Tuğrul Yılmaz,
Middle East Technical University, Turkey and Kurtuluş Öztürk, İsmail Yücel, Koray K. Yılmaz

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17:002.5Comparison of Rain Rate Estimations of Radar SRI Product and Satellite PR-OBS-3 Product
Erdem Erdi,
Turkish State Meteorological Service, Turkey and İbrahim Sönmez, Ahmet Emre Tekeli, Elif Müdrike Koç

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17:152.6Long-term evaluation of flash-flood hazard nowcasting within the ERICHA Project
Shinju Park, CRAHI-UPC, Spain and Marc Berenguer, Carles Corral, Daniel Sempere Torres

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17:30 – 17:45Coffee break
VENDOR PRESENTATIONS
Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : M. Fatih Büyükkasabbaşı
17:4538th AMS RADAR CONFERENCE Preview Promote
18:00VAISALA
18:10RST TECHNOLOGY
18:20ASELSAN
18:30EEC
18:40METEK
18:50SELEX ES
19:00METASENSING
20:00 – 22:00Welcome Reception
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Session 3:MSW - Mesoscale and Severe Weather (I)

Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Luca Baldini
8:303.1KEYNOTE: Origin and triggering of nocturnal convective storms that occurred in the PECAN study area
Jim Wilson, NCAR, USA and Rita Roberts

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9:003.2Plains Elevated Convection At Night (PECAN): Multiple-Doppler Analyses of Severe Surface Winds
Karen Kosiba,
Center for Severe Weather Research, USA and Josh Wurman

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9:153.3The Antalya October 2011 flash-flood: atmospheric model analysis and radar observations
Meral Demirtaş,
University of Ondokuz Mayıs, Turkey

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9:303.4Thunderstorm 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

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9:453.5Radar 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

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10:003.6Mechanisms associated with nocturnal elevated thunderstorm initiation during PECAN
Rita Roberts,
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

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10:153.7Severity 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

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10:303.8Very 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

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10:45 – 11:00Coffee break
Session 4:CAL - Radar Calibration

Main Hall (plenary)
Chair :Ercan Büyükbaş
11:004.1Differential reflectivity bias caused by the temperature of the radar antenna
John Hubbert,
NCAR, USA and Mike Dixon

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11:154.2Relative 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

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11:304.3Optimal 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

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11:454.4Development and application of an X-band radar target simulator for calibration purposes
Marc Schneebeli,
MeteoSwiss, Switzerland and Andreas Leuenberger
Presenter: Jordi Figueras i Ventura

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12:004.5Accurate Calibration Approaches for an X-Band Polarimetric Weather Radar
İlter KARADEDE,
RST Technologies, Turkey and Nazım CEYLAN, Uğur OĞUZ

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12:154.6Correcting ground radar calibration errors using TRMM,
Robert Warren,
Monash University, Australia and Alain Protat
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12:30 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:30POSTER VIEWING
15:30 – 16:00Coffee break
Session 5:ASR - Airborne and Spaceborne Radars (I)

Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Frank S. Marzano
16:005.1Evaluating GPM DPR precipitation estimates for use in Alpine regions
Peter James Speirs,
EPFL, Switzerland and Clémence M. A. Le Cornec, Marco Gabella, Alexis Berne

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16:155.2Spatial 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

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16:305.3Quantitative 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

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16:455.4Evaluating 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

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17:005.5Early 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

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Session 6:ORP - Operational Radar Networks and Products (I)

Main Hall (Plenary)
Chair :Ali Tokay
8:306.1KEYNOTE: 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 Tyynelä, Terhi Mäkinen, Sevgi Zübeyde Gürbüz, Eren Hamurcu

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9:006.2Analysis of Weather Radar Site Survey in Indonesia
Eko Wardoyo,
Meteorological Climatological And Geophysical Agency, Indonesia

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9:156.3Optimization of Terminal Doppler Weather Radar at Hong Kong International Airport for microburst detection
Shuk Mei Tse,
Hong Kong Observatory, China

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9:306.4Correction of dual-PRF Doppler velocity outliers: what if global aliasing is present?
Joan Bech,
Servei Meteorològic de Catalunya and Universitat de Barcelona, Spain and Patricia Altube, Oriol Argemí, Tomeu Rigo, Nicolau Pineda, Scott Collis, Jonathan Helmus

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9:456.5True rainfall estimation using Samsun meteorological radar for 3 July 2012 flash-flood case
İbrahim Sönmez, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey and Meral Demirtaş, Ozan Mert Göktürk, Sema Arıman

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10:006.6Solar monitoring as a tool for improving the homogeneity of radar networks
Asko Huuskonen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland and Günther Haase, Daniel Michelson, Hidde Leijnse, Iwan Holleman, Matt Probert, Rasphal Gill, Michael Frech, Mikko Kurri, Harri Hohti

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10:156.7A GIS-Based Decision Support System for the Optimal Siting of Weather Radars Network
Redouane Boudjemaa,
University M'Hamed Bougara of Boumerdes, Algeria

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10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
Session 7:ORP - Operational Radar Networks and Products (II)

Main Hall (Plenary)
Chair :Asko Huuskonen
11:007.1Cross Validation of Bird Detections Using Meteorological Radar, Bird Radar and Field Observations
Tansu Tuncalı,
Istanbul New Airport, Turkey and Sevgi Zübeyde Gürbüz, Jarmo Koistinen, Matti Leskinen, Adriaan Dokter, Eren Hamurcu, Ahmet Öztopal

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11:157.2Investigations 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

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11:307.3A New X-Band Polarimetric Weather Radar System
Uğur Oğuz,
Remote Sensing Technologies (RST), Turkey and Nazım Ceylan

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11:457.4Off-The-Grid Meteorological radar
Niels Jensen,
Furuno Environmental Technology Center, Denmark and Rasmus Andersen

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12:007.5Fuzzy Logic Based Spatial Bird Detection with Weather Radar
Markus Peura,
Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland and Jarmo Koistinen

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12:15 – 14:00Lunch
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
8:308.1KEYNOTE: Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Estimates with Ground and Space-based Radars
Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter , OU ARRC / NOAA NSSL, USA and Jonathan Gourley, Jian, Zhang

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9:008.2StucK radar composite for Northern Germany
Alexander Strehz, Hydro&Meteo GmbH, Germany and Thomas Einfalt

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9:158.3Radar-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

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9:308.4Intensity-Duration-Frequency curves from radar estimates in a range of climatic regimes
Francesco Marra, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and Efrat Morin

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9:458.5Dualpol analysis of graupel as indicator of cool season thunderstorms
Elena Saltikoff, FMI, Finland and Jaakko Nuottokari, Antti Mäkelä

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10:008.6Intercomparison 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

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10:158.7Target 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
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10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
Session 9:MIC - Microphysical Studies

Main Hall (plenary)
Chair :Hidde Leijnse
11:009.1Snowflake classification using pictures collected with a Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera
Christophe Praz,
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland and Jacopo Grazioli, Jacques Grandjean, Yves-Alain Roulet, Alexis Berne

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11:159.2Synergy 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

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11:309.3Particle 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

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11:459.4Measurements of precipitation in a coastal region of Antarctica
Jacopo Grazoli,
EPFL - LTE, Switzerland and Christophe Genthon, Alexis Berne
Presenter: Peter J. Speirs

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12:009.5Low 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

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12:15 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:30POSTER VIEWING
15:30– 16:00Coffee break
Session 10:IRD - Innovative Methods for Using Weather Radar Data in Meteorology and Hydrology (II)

Main Hall (plenary)
Chair : Elena Saltikoff
16:0010.1The Rainbow Scientific Tool: to better monitoring and studying the weather radar data
Hassan Al Sakka,
Selex ES GmbH, Germany and André Weipert

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16:1510.2The unfortunate information loss due to irreversible filtering in weather radar data processing
Hidde Leijnse, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Netherlands and Jarmo Koistinen, Günther Haase, Phillip Stepanian, Adriaan M. Dokter, Matti Leskinen

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16:3010.3Flood Early Warning Software With Radar Data On Web Based GIS System
Yavuz Selim Güçlü,
RkSoft, Turkey and Uğur Şenel, Ahmet Köse, Selçuk Tütüncü

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16:4510.4Modeling and Observations of Anomalous Propagation Effects in Weather Radar Systems
Ali Riza Bozbulut,
ASELSAN, Turkey and Kurtuluş Öztürk, Cüneyt Geçer

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17:0010.5Using 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

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17:1510.6Synergy 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

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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
8:3011.1KEYNOTE: Estimation of the intensity of convection with weather radar
Valery Melnikov,
Oklahoma University, USA
Presenter: Dusan Zrnic

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9:0011.2A 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

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9:1511.3Spectral Processing for Step Scanning Phased Array Radars
Lesya Borowska,
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the ARRC, USA and Guifu Zhang, Dusan Zrnic

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9:3011.4Using 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

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9:4511.5The 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

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10:0011.6Observations of Mediterranean storms using C- and X-band dual-polarization radars: case study analysis
Luca Baldini,
Department of Civil Protection,Italy and Gianfranco Vulpiani

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10:1511.7A dual-polarization Doppler radar operator for the COSMO numerical weather prediction model
Daniel Wolfensberger,
EPFL-LTE, Switzerland and Alexis Berne

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10:30 – 12:00Closing Ceremony