Presentations CWG Workshop 2016 in Florence

Day 1: Monday, 4 April 2016

Session: Pre-convective Environment Session chair:

Vesa Nietosvaara, EUMETSAT

Background of various Convective Index options and how appropriate they are/will be for various sources of satellite soundings (e.g., SEVIRI vs. MTG-S vs. IASI). Ralph Petersen, CIMSS, Univ. Wis., Madison
Impact of Background Model to the MSG Global Instability Indices (GII) Processing Zsofia  Kocsis, OMSZ
An extended perspective for DMC – Initiation in the Alpine Region Thomas  Krennert, ZAMG
Relocation of Meteosat-8 and SWG discussions

In addition: Comments by Martin Setvak

Jochen Grandell, EUMETSAT

Day 2: Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Session: Early detection Session chair:

CWG Co-Chair

Met Office’s Satellite Applications work on detection of convection using satellite imagery Lorenzo Labrador, MetOffice
Updates to convective initiation (CI) nowcasting, using cloud properties (e.g., effective radius data), along with enhancements for early nowcasting of severe storms John Mecikalski, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Meteosat-based Characterization of the Initiation and Growth of Severe Convective Storms over Central Europe Fabian Senf, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
Introduction of FY-4 Developing Convection Product Danyu  Qin, Institute of Satellite Meteorology, NSMC/CMA
Detection of rapidly developing cumulus areas from Himawari-8 data Hiroshi Suzue, MSC/JMA
Use of rapid scan datasets when understanding CI and other processes John Mecikalski, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Discussion on Update of Terms of References CWG Co-chairs
Session: Mature phase and RSS – part 1 Session chair:

Jochen Grandell, EUMETSAT

Physics of Satellite-observed features on top of severe storms Pao Wang, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Benefits of RSS over Slovenia Mateja Iršič Žibert, Slovenian Environment Agency
New advances in automated hazardous storm detection and analysis of storms in super rapid scan imagery Kristopher Bedka, NASA



Day 3: Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Session: Mature phase and RSS – Part 2 Session chair: Jochen Grandell, EUMETSAT
Overshooting top detection using MSG 2.5-minute rapid scan data. Presentation not available, please contact author directly. Michaela Radova, CHMI
Comparison OT brightness temperatures detected by MSG and AVHRR IR imagery – selected OT cases Jan Kanak, SHMU
Deep convection processes analysed by MSG Optimal Cloud Analysis (OCA) products Piotr Struzik, IMGW – NRI
Nefodina 2.0: the evolution of the Nefodina model within the HSAF framework Michele de Rosa, Geo-K s.r.l.
Weather and emergency services applied to management and disaster reduction supported by MTG in Brazil Humberto Barbosa, LAPIS
New approaches for Nowcasting Techniques over Brazilian Territory Daniel  Vila, Centro de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Climáticos
Current status of convective cloud monitoring at NMSC/KMA Eunha  Sohn, NMSC/KMA
Session: Multi sensor approach – Part 1 Session chair:

Nataša Strelec Mahovic, DHMZ

Characterisation of hail storms using a multi-data Approach Kathrin Wapler, DWD
Hailstorm distribution over the Alpine region using radar and NWP data Luca Nisi, MeteoSwiss
Analysing Convective Events in Switzerland using MSG, Radar and Lightning Observations (COALITION Second Generation) Ulrich   Hamann, MeteoSwiss
A convective event analysed with satellite, radar and lightning data Mária   Putsay, Hungarian Meteorological Service
Status of MTG Lightning group work Jochen Grandell, EUMETSAT


Day 4: Thursday, 7 April 2016

Session: Multi sensor approach – Part 2 Session chair:

Nataša Strelec Mahovic, DHMZ

Multi sensor approach to storm detection John Mecikalski, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Dual pol radar for nowcasting lightning and intense rainfall event,  cloud tracking using satellite and radar (propagation) Luiz Machado, INPE
Operational nowcasting products for storm detection over Ukraine Oleksii Kryvobok, Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Institute
Severe storm nowcasting: satellite and lightning data combination Michaela Valachová, CHMI
Session: NWCSAF Session chair:

Piotr Struzik, IMGW

NWCSAF status and future plans CDOP-3 Pilar Rípodas, AEMET
NWCSAF future plans for MTG-IRS Xavier Calbet, AEMET
Instability indices and water content in clear air NWCSAF product Miguel Angel Martínez, AEMET
Convection Initiation and RDT in NWCSAF Jean-Marc Moisselin, Météo-France
Session: New generations of satellite Session chair:

Davide Melfi, Italian Air Force Meteorological Service

Progress on GOES-R/JPSS Convective Decision Support Research Wayne Feltz, SSEC/CIMSS UW-Madison
Observing convection with the next generation of geostationary satellites: Himawari, GOES-R, and Meteosat Third Generation Dan Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/RAMMB
Climatological analyses of hazardous storms from GOES, MSG, MODIS, and AVHRR. Discussion on long term statistics. Kristopher Bedka, NASA


Day 5: Friday, 8 April 2016

Session: User preparation and Other Session chair:

Vesa Nietosvaara, EUMETSAT

EUMETRAIN plans till 2020 Nataša Strelec Mahovič, DHMZ
Preparing users for the next generation of satellites Ivan Smiljanic, DHMZ
Validation and documentation of methods presented in the CWG Alois M. Holzer, ESSL


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