AMS Annual Meeting 2017 Updated List of CIMMS Participants

american-meteorological-society-logoThis is an updated list of all CIMMS presentations at the AMS annual meeting to be held January 21-27, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. Make sure and hear about all the great research that we are doing!

Saturday, January 21

Host: 16th Annual AMS Student Conference
Graduate Student Panel Rotations 1, 2
Location: Yakima 1
1:30-3:45 PM
Panelists: Makenzie Krocak, Univ. of Oklahoma; Todd Rhodes, Coastal Carolina University; Castle Williams, University of Georgia

Host: 16th Annual AMS Student Conference
Extreme Weather Events
Location: Tahoma 3/4
4:00-5:05 PM
Chair: Matthew D. Flournoy, University of Oklahoma
Sunday, January 24

Host: 16th Annual AMS Student Conference

Breakout Session 1: Preparing for Your Future: How to Succeed in Graduate School
Location: Tahoma 3/4
9:45-10:40 AM
Chair: Makenzie Krocak, Univ. of Oklahoma

Monday, January 23

Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Flood prediction, analysis, decision support, & management I

Location: 604
11:45 AM
Machine Learning Predictions of Flash Floods
Race Clark III, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and Z. L. Flamig, J. J. Gourley, and Y. Hong

Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction 
Winter Weather I: Mesoscale
Location: Tahoma 3
2:15 PM
The Uncertainty of Precipitation-type Observations and its Effect on the Validation of Forecast Precipitation Type
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

2:30-4:00 PM

Poster Session 
Location: 4E
Host: 7th Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python Posters

Best Track: Object-Based Path Identification and Analysis
David Harrison, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. McGovern, C. Karstens, and R. A. Lagerquist

Development of Real-Time Visualization and Verification Products for the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensembles
Patrick S. Skinner, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. H. Knopfmeier, D. M. Wheatley, and L. J. Wicker

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
EIPT Posters

Signal Processing across the Atlantic: a Partnership between the UK Met Office and the US National Severe Storms Laboratory
Sebastian Torres, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and T. Darlington

Quality parameter for a weather radar antenna
Valery M. Melnikov, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and R. J. Doviak and D. Zrnic

Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Flood prediction, analysis, decision support, & management POSTERS

A Moisture Source Climatology for Flash Flood Events in the United States
Jessica M. Erlingis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and Y. Hong

Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis & Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
WAF/NWP Posters: Weather Phenomena, Observations, and Forecasting

A Reflectivity Climatology Study of the Contiguous United States Using the Multi-Year Reanalysis of Remotely Sensed Storms (MYRORSS)
Brandon R. Smith, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, A. E. Reinhart, M. C. Mahalik, and T. M. Smith

Verification of Near-Storm Environment Forecasts Using MPEX Upsonde Observations
Christopher A. Kerr, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Stensrud and X. Wang

The Role of the Nocturnal Low-Level jet in Convection Initiation over Eastern Kansas on 2 June 2015
Joshua G. Gebauer, CIMMS; and A. Shapiro, E. Fedorovich and P. Klein

Host: 26th Symposium on Education
Outreach and Broader Impacts

Weather Ready Nation: A Video Series Describing Advances and Roles within the NWS
Megan N. Taylor, CIMMS; and K. Runk and J.J. Zeltwanger

Host: 26th Symposium on Education
Training and Hands-on Experiences

Student Workshops for Severe Weather Warning Decision Making using AWIPS-2 at the University of Oklahoma
Alexander B. Zwink, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and P. J. Ware, J. D. Hardy, S. Ernst, B. Holcomb, S. Riley, S. Mullens, M. A. Bowlan, C. D. Payne, A. V. Bates, B. Williams, and D. A. Morris

Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Flood prediction, analysis, decision support, & management III
Location: 604
4:15 PM
Training Forecasters in Riverine and Flash Flooding Forecast, Analysis, Warning and Decision Support Using AWIPS-2
Jill D. Hardy, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and A. C. Wood, D. A. Morris, G. M. Schoor, J. G. Gibbs, M. A. Magsig, A. B. Zwink, T. Pham, and E. P. Jacobsen

 Host: 8th Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data
The Present and Future of Lightning Observations and Their Applications – Invited Only

Location: Tahoma 1
4:30 PM
Lightning Observations and Research: Integration with and Feedback from Operational Meteorology
Kristin Calhoun, OU/CIMMS, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

 Host: Special Symposium on Individual, Social and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts/12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice/5th Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Observations of Communities
Location: 615
Moderator: Randy A. Peppler, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma
Panelists: Michael Egnoto, University of Maryland; Heather Lazrus, NCAR; Scott Miles, University of Washington; Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR

 Host: Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Testbeds, Models and Data Assimilation to Accelerate the Transition of Research-to-Operations for Weather, Water, and Climate
Location: 612
9:30 AM
The Experimental Warning Program at the Hazardous Weather Testbed
Tiffany C. Meyer, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. M. Calhoun, G. S. Garfield, A. Gerard, J. J. Gourley, C. Karstens,  D. M. Kingfield, D. LaDue, W. Line, C. Ling, S. M. Martinaitis, L. Rothfusz, T. M. Smith, and G. J. Stumpf

 Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication, Part I
Location: Chelan 2
9:00 AM
Observing Challenges in Past and Current Severe Storm Field Campaigns (Invited Presentation)
Erik Rasmussen, CIMMS, Norman, OK

Host: 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
Machine Learning Part III
Location: 612
11:00 AM
Using Machine Learning to Predict Straight-line Convective Wind Hazards Throughout the Continental United States
Ryan A. Lagerquist, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. McGovern and T. Smith

 Host: 7th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations/13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Select Student Research for New Generation Environmental Remote Sensing and for Transitions of Research to Operations
Location: 612
11:45 AM
Towards Consistency in Forecasting Severe Weather Events across a Wide Range of Temporal and Spatial Scales in the FACETs Paradigm
Makenzie Krocak, NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. E. Brooks

Host: 26th Symposium on Education
University Education Initiatives-Part l
Location: 308
11:15 AM
Adding Difficulty in Weather Forecasting Challenges to Enhance Learning
William Gregory Blumberg, Univ. of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
AWIPS System Updates, Part I
Location: 608
2:00 PM
Weather Event Simulator: Archived Data Playback for AWIPS-2
Dale A. Morris, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and A. B. Zwink, T. Pham, P. J. Ware, and M. A. Magsig

Host: 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Research with NOAA Forecasters and Partners: Current Activities and Future Directions

2:00 PM
Broadcast Meteorologist Decision Making in the 2016 Hazardous Weather Testbed Probabilistic Hazard Information Project
Holly Obermeier, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Nemunaitis-Berry, S. A. Jasko, D. LaDue, C. Karstens, G. M. Eosco, A. Gerard, and L. Rothfusz

 2:30-4:00 PM
Poster Session
Location: 4E

 Host: 7th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
7th Research to Operations (7R2O)

An Instantaneous Self-Assessment of Forecaster Cognitive Workload
Katie A. Wilson, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman

Establishing a Baseline: What We Know about Tornado Warning Reception, Comprehension and Response
Makenzie Krocak, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and J. T. Ripberger

Evaluating the Warning Decision Making Process in the 2016 Hydrometeorology Testbed — Hydrology (HMT-Hydro) Experiment
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and T. C. Meyer

Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication

Assimilation of Ground-based Remote Sensing Observations into Storm-scale NWP for a Tornadic Event during PECAN Field Campaign
Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. A. Jones and D. D. Turner

A Multi-Radar, Multi-Sensor-based Hail Climatology for the CONUS: 2000-2011
Derek Rosseau, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, A. E. Reinhart, and H. Obermeier

Analysis of a Severe MCS and Nocturnal Tornadogenesis sampled by PECAN on 5 July 2015
Matthew D. Flournoy, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. C. Coniglio, K. H. Knopfmeier, D. M. Wheatley, C. L. Ziegler, R. S. Schumacher, M. D. Parker, E. R. Mansell, M. I. Biggerstaff, and T. J. Schuur

Quantifying Reporting Biases in the SPC Tornado Database
Corey K. Potvin, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. Broyles, P. S. Skinner, and H. E. Brooks

Observations of the Afternoon to Evening Transition Occurring Within the Southern Great Plains Severe Convective Environment
William Gregory Blumberg, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS, Norman, OK; and D. D. Turner

Initial Results from MYRORSS: A Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor Climatology of the United States
Travis M. Smith, U. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, K. M. Calhoun, C. Karstens, D. M. Kingfield, R. A. Lagerquist, M. C. Mahalik, A. McGovern, T. C. Meyer, H. Obermeier, A. E. Reinhart, and B. R. Smith

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
EIPT Posters

Update the Blockage Data for WSR-88D Radars Used in the MRMS System
Lin Tang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Zhang, A. Arthur, and C. Langston

A Hybrid Single-/Dual-Polarization Hail Detection and Sizing Algorithm for the WSR-88D
Austin E. Romer, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. Obermeier and K. L. Ortega

Host: 8th Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data
Lightning Technology and Societal Applications of Lightning Data Posters

Lightning Data Integration and Comparison with Multi-Radar-Based Severe Weather Products and Climatologies
Kristin M. Calhoun, OU/CIMMS, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. M. Kingfield, T. C. Meyer, and K. L. Ortega

Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
WAF/NWP Posters: Forecasting Tools, Numerical Weather Prediction, and Tropical Cyclones

Adaptation of an object-based verification method for moist convection
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and W. A. Gallus Jr.

Applications of Radar-Derived Shear Products Using an Updated Linear Least-Squares Derivative Technique
Matthew C. Mahalik, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and B. R. Smith and H. Obermeier

Assessing MCS Predictability with the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for ensembles
Kent H. Knopfmeier, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. M. Wheatley, P. S. Skinner, D. C. Dowell, T. Ladwig, C. R. Alexander, and G. J. Creager

Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology/21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface
Innovative water cycle observations
Location: 602
4:45 PM
Innovative Remote Sensors for Streamflow Measurement
Daniel J. Wasielewski, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and J. W. Fulton

Host: 8th Conference on Meteorological Application of Lightning Data/12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Societal and Structural Hazards of Lightning Part 2 (Safety for events, outdoor activities, and other population groups; Protection of the built environment; Preparedness and education)
Location: Tahoma 1
4:15 PM
Anthropogenic Structures and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Location: 1992-2015
Darrel M. Kingfield, OU/CIMMS & NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. Calhoun

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Inforation Processing Technologies
AWIPS System Updates, Part II
Location: 608
5:00 PM
The WES Scripting Language for AWIPS 2 – Augmenting Training Simulations of Archived Weather Data in AWIPS-2
Phillip J. Ware, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and A.B. Zwink, D.A. Morris and T. Pham

Host: 26th Symposium on Education
University Education Initiatives-Part II
Location: 308
5:15PM
Archived Weather Event Playback Capabilities for Universities using AWIPS-2
Dale A. Morris, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and A.B. Zwink, T. Pham and M. James

Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Model Development and Application
Location: Tahoma 4
5:15PM
Design and Implementation of a GSI-based Convection-Permitting Ensemble Data Assimilation and Forecast System for PECAN: Impacts of model physics, resolution, and assimilation of PECAN observations
Aaron Johnson, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and X. Wang

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

 Host: 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography/9th Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud Climate Interactions
Polar Clouds and Climate Part I
Location: Skagit 3
9:15 AM
Influence of Orographic Lift on the Occurrence of Liquid Bearing Clouds over the Greenland Ice Sheet
Jonathan Edwards-Opperman, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. D. Turner and S. M. Cavallo
Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
New Ensemble Techniques, Part I
Chair: Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA
CoChair: Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL
Location: Tahoma 4

 Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies/7th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations/12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Research to Operations: Transitioning from Science to Service, Part I
Location: 608
9:30 AM
Pro-FLASH: A Probabilistic Framework for Flash Flood Warning in the United States
Humberto Vergara, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and P. E. Kirstetter

Host: 8th Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data
Lightning and Cloud Processes 2: Microphysics; Electrification; Thunderstorm Kinematics, Dynamics and Lightning: Chemistry
Location: Tahoma 1
11:45 AM
3-D Relationships of Lightning with the Kinematic and Microphysical Structure of the 29 May 2012 DC3 Storm
Elizabeth DiGangi, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; and C.L. Ziegler, D.R. MacGorman, D.P. Betten, M.I. Biggerstaff, G. Zhang, and V.N. Mahale

Host: 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Understanding Behavior in Extreme Weather through Research on Risk Perception and Communication
Location: 613
11:00 AM
A Closer Look at Perceived Tornado Hot Spots and No-Go Zones: Disentangling the Effects of Place Attachment and Local Climatology
Kimberly E. Klockow, NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality; and R.A. Peppler and P.T. Marsh

Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Mesoscale Meteorology and Severe Local Storms, Part I
Location: Tahoma 3
11:00AM
Predictability and Dynamics of Warm-Core Mesoscale Vortex Formation with the 8 May 2009 “Super Derecho” Event
Caleb Grunzke, CIMMS; and C. Evans

11:45AM
On the sensitivity of bow-echo ensemble forecasts to grid spacing
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL; and W.A. Gallus Jr.

Host: 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences/33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Cloud Computing, Part III
Location: 611
11:00AM
Processing WSR-88D Level 2 Radar Data using WDSS-II on Amazon Web Services
Anthony E. Reinhart, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma/NOAA/NSSL; and K.L. Ortega and T.M. Smith

2:30-4:00 PM
Poster Session
Location: 4E

Host: 2nd Symposium on Multi-Scale Atmospheric Predictability
Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability Poster Session

Sensitivity of Supercell Simulations to Initial Condition Resolution
Corey K. Potvin, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and E. M. Murillo, M. L. Flora, and D. M. Wheatley

Sensitivity of Ensemble Forecasts of Supercells to Initial Condition Uncertainty
Montgomery L. Flora, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; and C.K. Potvin, L.J. Wicker, D.M. Wheatley, and K.H. Knopfmeier

Host: 13th Annual Sympoisum on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session III

Evaluating Operational Applications of Multiple Spectral Bands for the GOES-R Era at the Operations Proving Ground
Chad M. Gravelle, National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground, Kansas City, MO; and K. J. Runk, K. L. Crandall, and D. W. Snyder

Host: 28th Conference in Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
WAF/NWP Posters: Numerical Weather Prediction

Using a Frequently Updated, Storm-Scale Ensemble Prediction System for Short-Term Prediction of Heavy Rainfall
Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. S. Kain and A. J. Clark

Sensitivity of a TPV to a Downstream Forecast Bust
Christopher P. Riedel, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; and S. Cavallo

Host: 31st Conference on Hydrology
Precipitation processes and observations for atmospheric, land surface, and hydrological modeling

Applying an Evaporation Correction Scheme for Real-Time Radar-Based Instantaneous Rain Rates
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, J. Zhang, K. W. Howard, and Y. Qi

The Need for Robust and Accurate Precipitation Gauge Metadata for Radar-Based QPE
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, B. T. Kaney, S. S. Harkema, and K. W. Howard

The delineation of the rain/snow line on the side of a mountain and its effects on runoff
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and W. M. Bartolini

Host: 3rd Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate
HPC Poster Session

A Prototype Convective-Scale Weather Analysis and Forecast System for the Warn-on-Forecast Research Project
Yunheng Wang, CIMMS; and J. Gao, L.J. Wicker, J.S. Kain, D.M. Wheatley, and G.J. Creager

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
EIPT Wednesday Posters

Developing a Tornado Debris Signature Algorithm
Taylor Faires, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL; and K.L. Ortega, D.M. Kingfield, and B. Hieatt

Exploration of Using Simulated Reflectivity to Objectively Identify Convective Mode in Convection-Allowing Models
Christopher J. Melick, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Storm Prediction Center; and I.L. Jirak and S.J. Weiss

Host: 12th Symposium on Societal Application: Policy, Research and Practice
Societal Responses, Risk, and Resilience to Extreme Weather Events

Location: 613
4:30 PM
Are Central Oklahomans Fixing their Tornado Sheltering Problem?
Christopher Karstens, OU/CIMMS NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Thursday, 26 January 2017

 Host: 3rd Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water and Climate
Advances in Software Environments and Tools for Exploiting HPC
Location: Chelan 2
8:30 AM
A Python-Driven Workflow to Automate and Process Many Numerical Simulations
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
RADAR – MPAR Research and Development
Location: 611
9:15 AM
The Effects of Antenna Tilt in PPAR
Igor R. Ivic, Univ. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK

Host: 5th Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Advances in Decision-Making Practices
Location: 615
8:45 AM
Verification and Analysis of Probabilistic Hazards Information Guidance
David Harrison, NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. Karstens and A. McGovern

Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Results from Recent Field Campaigns I: PECAN

Location: Tahoma 3
8:45 AM
Kinematics, Thermodynamics, and Microphysics of the 25-26 June 2015 Kansas MCS during PECAN
Rachel L. Miller, CIMMS; and C.L. Ziegler and M.I. Biggerstaff

 9:00 AM
The Great Plains Low-Level Jet During PECAN: Initial Comparisons of Profiling Observations with WRF Model Predictions
Elizabeth N. Smith, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. M. Klein, E. Fedorovich, and J. A. Gibbs

Host: 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography/28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Weather and Climate Modeling in the Polar Regions, Including Sea Ice Prediction Part I
Location: Skagit 3
9:15 AM
Evaluation of a Cycling Mesoscale Ensemble Prediction System over the Antarctic Region
Christopher P. Riedel, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; and S. Cavallo

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
RADAR – Signal Processing for Next Generation Radars
Location: 608
11:00 AM
Weather Radar Time-Series Simulators: Improving Accuracy and Performance
Christopher Curtis, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

11:15 AM
The Bootstrap Dual Polarimetric Spectral Density Estimator
Arturo Umeyama, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Torres and B. L. Cheong

11:30 AM
Adapting CLEAN-AP for C-Band Polarimetric Doppler Weather Radars
David A. Warde, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres

 Host: 2nd Symposium on Multi-Scale Atmospheric Predictability
Atmospheric Predictability Part VI
Location: Skagit 1
11:45 AM
A Study of Multi-Scale Initial Condition Perturbation Methods for Convection-Permitting Ensemble Forecasts
Aaron Johnson, CIMMS; and X. Wang

 Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Results from Recent Field Campaigns II: VORTEX-SE, OWLeS, and Others
Location: Tahoma 3
11:45 AM
Performance of the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensembles (NEWS-e) during VORTEX-Southeast
Patrick S. Skinner, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; and D.M. Wheatley, K.H. Knopfmeier, T.A. Jones, D.C. Dowell, T.T. Ladwing, C.R. Alexander, R.A. Sobash, G.J. Creager, C.K. Potvin, and L.J. Wicker

 Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction/3rd Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water and Climate
Advances in Data Assimilation and Observational Sensitivity with High Performance Computing
Location: Tahoma 4
2:15 PM
Short-term (0-6 h) Probabilistic Extreme Rainfall Forecasts Using a Prototype Warn-on-Forecast System
Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. S. Kain, K. H. Knopfmeier, J. Zhang, and Y. Wang

Host: 7th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Capabilities Enabling the Transition of Research to Operations: Part III
Location: 401
1:30 PM
Prototyping a Next-Generation Severe Weather Warning System for FACETs
Christopher Karstens, OU/CIMMS NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. LaDue, J. Correia Jr., K. M. Calhoun, T. Smith, C. Ling, T. C. Meyer, A. McGovern, R. A. Lagerquist, D. M. Kingfield, B. T. Smith, E. M. Leitman, J. L. Cintineo, J. P. Wolfe, A. Gerard, and L. P. Rothfusz

1:45 PM
Preparing for FACETs: Future Warning Decision-Making Training Impacts from the 2016 Hazard Services–Probabilistic Hazard Information
Experiment at the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed
Alyssa V. Bates, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS/WDTD, Norman, OK; and J. G. LaDue, G. J. Stumpf, T. L. Hansen, C. Ling, K. L. Manross, D. M. Kingfield, T. C. Meyer, and C. Golden

Host: 5th Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Staying in Touch with Decision Makers
Location: 615
1:45 PM
Evolution of the Impact-Based Decision Support Services Deployment Boot Camp: A Five Year Review and Look at the Future
Megan N Taylor, CIMMS, Kansas City, MO; and K. Runk and J. J. Zeltwanger

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
RADAR – Radar Meteorology Science & Applications
Location: 608
1:45 PM
Hybrid-Scan Estimator: Using split cut data to improve the quality of polarimetric variables
David Schvartzman, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. A. Warde and S. M. Torres

2:00 PM
High Temporal-Resolution Monitoring of Ice Crystal Alignment
Mark E. Weber, NOAA/OAR/NSSL/CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. S. Zrnic and P. Zhang

2:30 PM
Severe Weather Research at NSSL Using the MYRORSS Database
Kiel L. Ortega, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith

Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
RADAR – WSR-88D Program and Operational Radar Experiences
Location: 608
4:15 PM
Detecting and Tracking Airborne Volcanic Ash with WSR-88D Radars
Donald W. Burgess, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and V. M. Melnikov and R. L. Murnan

Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology
Lightning and Radar-Based Observing Capabilities in Support of Aviation Operations
Location: Skagit 2
4:00 PM
Latency within mosaicked radar products and its effect on aviation operations
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. Tang, J. Zhang, J. brogden, and K. W. Howard

4:15 PM
A Terrestrial Multi-Radar Echo Top Climatology of the Continental United States Derived from MYRORSS: 2000 – 2012
Darrel M. Kingfield, OU/CIMMS & NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega and T. C. Meyer

 4:45 PM
Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor tools for aviation
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. W. Howard

Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Predictability and Data Assimilation
Location: Tahoma 4
4:30 PM
Assessment of assimilating Cloud Water Path into the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensemble (NEWS-e) during the 2016 Hazardous Weather Testbed
Thomas A. Jones, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and D. M. Wheatley, K. H. Knopfmeier, P. S. Skinner, D. C. Dowell, T. T. Ladwig, C. R. Alexander, P. Minnis, and R. Palikonda

 

The entire AMS 2017 Agenda can be found here: https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/meeting.html