Presentations CWG Workshop 2018 in Ljubljana

Day 1: Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Welcome and session on multi-sensor and integrated approaches Session chair:

Mateja Iršič Žibert, ARSO

Status of Satellite Convection Product Guidance Vesa Nietosvaara, EUMETSAT
New Approaches for Automated Detection and Analysis of Hazardous Thunderstorms at NASA Langley Research Center Kristopher Bedka, NASA Langley Research Center
Recent advances, current activities and challenges in Nowcasting: summary of the 2nd European Nowcasting Conference Kathrin Wapler, Deutscher Wetterdienst
Multi-sensor observations of gravity waves generated by convective storms Martin Setvak, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Satellite Department
Confronting high-resolution simulations of deep convective growth with Meteosat observations Fabian Senf, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
On the sensitivity of nowcasting algorithms for convective initiation in satellite images to automatic tracking techniques Stephan Lenk, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
Storm Severity Estimation: Nowcasting by Remote Sensing in Central Europe Michaela Valachová, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute / Charles University, Department of Atmospheric Physics
Case studies of various types of storms using remote sensing (satellite, radar, lightning), in-situ and NWP data Mária Putsay, Hungarian Meteorological Service


Session: Satellite Vertical Profiles Session chair:

Jochen Grandell, EUMETSAT

EUMETSAT hyperspectral sounding products: the IASI L2 operational service, preparing MTG-IRS Thomas August, EUMETSAT
Possible Usage of IASI L2 Profiles in Nowcasting Zsofia Kocsis, OMSZ – Hungarian Meteorological Service
Validation and use of IASI level2 data in various weather situations Jana Campa, ARSO
Combining SEVIRI and IASI profiles in a short-range, “all-weather” forecasting tool Ralph Petersen, University of Wisconsin-Madison/SSEC/CIMSS


Session: MTG Updates Session chair:

Jochen Grandell, EUMETSAT

MTG FCI instrument and services Mounir Lekouara, EUMETSAT
Lightning Imager (LI) end to end prototype processor Bartolomeo Viticchie, EUMETSAT
Temporal and spatial distribution of total lightning densities in severe thunderstorms Kathrin Wapler, Deutscher Wetterdienst


Day 2: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Session: Deep convection – climate studies Session chair:

Davide Melfi, COMET

Storm top processes seen from concurrent satellite and aircraft observations Pao Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hail swaths analysis in the Alps using radar data between 2002 and 2016 Luca Nisi, MeteoSwiss + University of Bern
Tornadic storms in Portugal (.pps file) Margarida Belo-Pereira, IPMA
Meteosat-10 and ozone mapping as an index to cyclone intensity in tropical North Atlantic Humberto Barbosa, Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL)


Session: NWC SAF Session chair:

Natasa Strelec Mahovic

The EUMETSAT SAF Network and its portfolio related to convection Lothar Schüller, EUMETSAT
NWC SAF Software and Products: future developments Xavier Calbet, AEMET
The upcoming version v2018 of RDT-CW and CI Jean-Marc Moisselin, Météo-France
iSHAI and PGE00 as key tools in pre-convection

with additional .pptx file including animations

Miguel Angel Martinez, AEMET
NWCSAF MTG LI Prototype Products Andrei Diamandi, NMA, Romania
NWC-SAF products at the ESSL Testbed, what users like most Alois M. Holzer, ESSL


Session: Multi-sensor and integrated approaches Session chair:

Piotr Struzik

Nowcasting Deep Convection in the Southeastern United States Frank Alsheimer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/National Weather Service
An Integrated use of 1-min resolution GOES, Radar and Lightning data to Understand and Predict Severe Convection John Mecikalski, Atmospheric Science Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Updraft width in severe thunderstorms – observations of significant hail producing storms in Finland Jenni Rauhala, Finnish Meteorological Institute


Day 3: Thursday, 19 April 2018

Session: Multi-sensor and integrated approaches Session chair:
Jenni Rauhala
Use of Meteosat stereographic view for more complete, 2-dimensional, parallax corrected images Piotr Struzik, Institute of Meteorology and Water Management – NRI
Can dual satellite observations improve information about convection?

with additional .ppt file including animations

Jan Kanak, Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute
The relation between cloud parameters and storm severity based on lightning and satellite data Oleksii Kryvobok, UHMI


Session: Satellite Convection Product Updates Session chair:

Vesa Nietosvaara

Observations of convection using both qualitative and quantitative products from GOES-16 Dan Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES-R
Observing Convection with FengYun-4A satellite Danyu Qin, National Satellite Meteorological Center/CMA
Cloud property retrieval on multiple layers, monitoring convective storms under cirrus Simon Proud, University of Oxford
Discrimination of Convective Clouds using Himawari-8 data with Logistic Regression over Korea Ki-Hong Park, National Meteorological Satellite Center (NMSC) / Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA)
Development of Convective Initiation Algorithm for GEO-KOMPSAT-2A Hye-In Park, National Meteorological Satellite Center (NMSC) / Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA)
New Cloud Phase and Cloud Type RGBs + some rapid scan cases Jochen Kerkmann, EUMETSAT
Exploring the new satellite generation capabilities through case studies Ivan Smiljanic, EUMETSAT


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