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PUBLICATIONS
 

2002 - 2003 - 2004
 


2002

Peer Reviewed Articles:
  • Melani, S., E. Cattani, F. Torricella, and V. Levizzani, Submitted Dec 2002: Characterization of plumes on top of deep convective storm using AVHRR imagery and radiative transfer simulations. Atmospheric Research (Accepted).
  • Orlandi, A., A. Ortolani, F. Meneguzzo, V. Levizzani, F. Torricella, and J. F. Turk, Submitted Dec 2002: Rainfall assimilation in RAMS by means of the Kuo parameterisation inversion method and preliminary results. Journal of Hydrology (Submitted).
  • Lindskog, M., Salonen K., Järvinen, H. and Michelson, D. B., Submitted Dec 2002: Doppler radar wind data assimilation with HIRLAM 3D-Var. Monthly Weather Review (Submitted).

Non refereed literature:

  • Levizzani, V., Prague, 21-23 August 2002: Satellite-based methods for the detection of clouds and precipitation. CHMI-EUMETSAT Workshop on Severe Convective Storms (Invited lecture).
  • Levizzani, V., Reading, 2-6 September 2002: A few thoughts on satellite rainfall estimations. Int. Conf. on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting (QPF) (Invited lecture).
  • Levizzani, V., F. Torricella, R. Amorati, P. P. Alberoni, S. Pinori, S. Dietrich, C. Adamo, A. Mugnai, F. Iocca, L. Guerrieri, J. F. Turk, G. J. Tripoli, and E. A. Smith, Prague, 26-30 August 2002: Multisensor studies of heavy precipitation events during MAP SOP. European Conference on Severe Storms (Presentation).
  • Levizzani, V., D. Rosenfeld, E. Cattani. S. Melani, F. Torricella, and I. Lensky, Madrid, 23-27 September 2002: Multispectral observations of cloud top as a powerful tool for rainfall estimations. 1st International Precipitation Working Group Workshop. Proceedings in press (Presentation).
  • Melani, S., E. Cattani, M. Cervino, and V. Levizzani, Prague, 26-30 August 2002: Characterization of plumes on top of deep convective storm using AVHRR imagery and radiative model simulations. European Conference on Severe Storms (Presentation).
  • Meneguzzo, F., V. Levizzani, A. Orlandi, A. Ortolani, M. Pasqui, F. Torricella, and B. Gozzini, Mallorca, 2-4 October 2002: Resolution and data assimilation issues in the operational numerical forecast of basin-scale storms. 4th EGS Plinius Conf on Mediterranean Storms. Proceeding in press (Presentation).
  • Cattani, E., S. Melani, G. L. Mercoli, V. Levizzani, and M. Cervino, 2002: Analisi di sensibilitą delle misure del sensore SEVIRI alle caratteristiche ottiche e microfisiche delle nubi d'acqua e di ghiaccio. LXXXVIII Conf. Italian Soc. of Physics., Alghero (Presentation).
  • Levizzani, V., F. Torricella, R. Amorati, J. F. Turk, F. Meneguzzo, and P. P. Alberoni, Sep 2002: MW-IR satellite rainfall measurements over Northern Italy for the monitoring of heavy rains. Int. Conf. on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting, Reading, 2-6 Sept. 2002 (Poster).
  • Gregoric, G. and Haase, G. Jan. 2002: Comparison of LM simulations using physical initialization and MM5 simulations using radar-driven convective parameterization scheme. COST 717 STSM at the Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn (Germany) www.smhi.se/cost717 (Report).
  • Haase, G., Mar 2002: A physical initialization algorithm for nonhydrostatic weather prediction models using radar derived rain rates. COST 717 meeting at DLR in Oberpfaffenhofen (Germany) (Oral presentation).
  • Haase, G., Apr 2002: A physical initialization algorithm for nonhydrostatic weather prediction models using radar derived rain rates. Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn (Germany) (PhD thesis).
  • Haase, G., May 2002: A physical initialization algorithm for nonhydrostatic weather prediction models using radar derived rain rates. ETH in Zürich (Switzerland) (Oral presentation).
  • Haase, G., Jul 2002: Physikalische Initialisierung des LM mit Radarreflektivitäten. Meteorological Institute, University of Hannover (Oral presentation).
  • Haase, G., Oct 2002: A physical initialization algorithm for nonhydrostatic NWP models using radar derived rain rates. North European Weather Radar Workshop (Helsinki) (Oral presentation).
  • Haase, G. and Simmer, C., Nov 2002: A physical initialization scheme for non-hydrostatic NWP models using radar reflectivities. Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology (Delft) (Abstract and oral presentation).
  • Huang, X.-Y., Yang, X., Gustafsson, N., Mogensen, K. and Lindskog, M., Jun 2002: HIRLAM 4DVAR. HIRLAM Newsletter
  • Huang, X.-Y., Yang, X., Gustafsson, N., Mogensen, K. and Lindskog, M., Dec 2002: Four-dimensional variational data assimilation for a limited area model. HIRLAM Technical Report.
  • Kaspar, M. and Haase, G., May 2002: Application of Radar Simulation Model to LM DWD forecasts. COST 717 STSM at the Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn (Germany) www.smhi.se/cost717 (Report).
  • Lindskog, M., Järvinen, H. and Michelson, D. B., Feb 2002: Development of Doppler radar wind data assimilation for the HIRLAM 3D-Var. HIRLAM Technical Report.
  • Michelson, D. B., Koistinen, J., Bennartz, R., Fortelius C. and Thoss, A., Nov 2002: BALTEX radar achievements at the end of the main experiment. Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology, Delft University of Technology, 18-22 November 2002, Delft, NL. ERAD Publication Series Vol1, 357-362, Copernicus GmbH, 2002 ISBN 3- 936586-04-7 (Proceedings).
  • Alberoni, P.P., Zrnic, D., Ryzhkov, A. and Guerrieri, L., Nov 2002: Use of a fuzzy logic classification scheme with a Cband polarimetric radar: first results. Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology, Delft University of Technology, 18-22 November 2002, Delft, NL. ERAD Publication Series Vol1, 324-327, Copernicus GmbH, 2002 ISBN 3- 936586-04-7 (Proceedings).
  • Alberoni, P.P., Todini, E., Chandra, M., Lindskog, M., Koistinen, J., Bebbington, D., Codina, B., Levizzani, V., Bruen, M., Gustafsson., N., Zrnic, D., Rossa, A. and Burlando., P., Nov 2002: CARPE DIEM: EU project. Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology, Delft University of Technology, 18-22 November 2002, Delft, NL. ERAD Publication Series Vol1, 363-369, Copernicus GmbH, 2002 ISBN 3- 936586-04-7 (Proceedings).
  • P.P. Alberoni, E. Todini, M. Chandra, M. Lindskog, J. Koistinen, D. Bebbington, B. Codina, V. Levizzani, M. Bruen, D. Zrnic, A. Rossa and P. Burlando, Jan 2002: CARPE DIEM - Looking for an advanced use of radar data. URSI Commission F Open Symposium on Propagation and Remote Sensing. Garmisch- Partenkirchen (D), 12-15 January 2002 Published on CD (Proceedings).
  • Bech, J., Codina, B., Lorente and Bebbington, D., 2002: Seasonal variations of radar anomalous propagarion conditions in a coastal area. URSI Comission-F Open Symposium on Radiowave Propagation and Remote Sensing, Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik, Deutsches Zentrum für Luftund Raumfahrt, D-82234, Wessling, Germany. (Proceedings)
  • Bech, J., Codina, B., Lorente and Bebbington, D., Nov 2002: Monthly and daily variations of radar anomalous propagation conditions: how normal is normal propagation? Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology, Delft University of Technology, 18-22 November 2002 Delft, NL. ERAD Publication Series Vol1, 35-39, Copernicus GmbH, 2002 ISBN 3- 936586-04-7 (Proceedings).
  • Pohjola, H. and J. Koistinen, Nov 2002: Diagnostics of vertical profiles at the radar sites. Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology, Delft University of Technology, 18-22 November 2002, Delft, NL. ERAD Publication Series Vol1, 233- 237, Copernicus GmbH, 2002 Delft, NL ISBN 3-936586-04-7 (Proceedings).
  • Koistinen, J. and Pohjola H., Nov 2002: Operational vertical reflectivity profile correction in the radar network composites in Finland. Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology, Delft University of Technology, 18-22 November 2002, Delft, NL. Abstracts of The Second European Radar Conference (Abstract).
  • Salonen, K., Jan 2002: Latest developments in observation operator for Doppler radar radial winds in HIRLAM 3D-var. HIRLAM Workshop on Variational Data Assimilation and Remote Sensing, 21-23 January 2002. Workshop Report: HIRLAM Workshop on Variational Data Assimilation and Remote Sensing 21-23 January 2002 (Workshop Report).
  • Salonen, K., Apr 2002: Doppler Radar wind data assimilation in HIRLAM 3D-Var. European Geophysical Society XXVII General Assembly, Nice, France, 21 - 26 April 2002. Geophysical Research Abstracts, vol. 4. (Proceedings).
  • Salonen, K., Nov 2002: Observation operator for Doppler radar radial winds in HIRLAM 3D-Var. Second European Conference on Radar Meteorology, Delft University of Technology, 18-22 November 2002, Delft, NL. ERAD Publication Series Vol1, 405-408, Copernicus GmbH, 2002 ISBN 3- 936586-04-7 (Proceedings).


2003

Peer Reviewed Articles:
  • Bech J., B. Codina, J. Lorente, and D. Bebbington, 2003: Sensitivity of single polarization weather radar beam blockage correction to variability in the vertical refractivity gradient. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 20, 845-855.
  • Rosenfeld, D., E. Cattani, S. Melani, and V. Levizzani, 2004: Considerations on daylight operation of 1.6 µm vs. 3.7 µm channels on NOAA and METOP satellites. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc (In press.)
  • Parmentier, B., Dooge, J.C.I. & Bruen, M, 2003: Root selection methods in flood analysis. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, 7(2):151-161.

Non refereed literature:

  • Alberoni, P. P., Ducrocq, V., Gregoric, G., Haase, G., Holleman, I., Lindskog, M., Macpherson, B., Nuret M. and Rossa, A., 2003: Quality and assimilation of radar data for NWP - A review. European Commission, Report EUR 20600. COST 717 review report.
  • Gustafsson N., 2003: Interaction NWP - radar Extraction of information - data assimilation. CARPE DIEM Mid term seminar, Neuss, Germany (Presentation).
  • Haase, G., 2003: De-aliasing of radar radial wind velocities. Metodkonferens, Stockholm (S) (Presentation).
  • Haase, G., 2003: De-aliasing of radar radial wind velocities. SWERAD meeting Trosa (S) (Presentation).
  • Haase, G., 2003: A novel algorithm for de-aliasing Doppler winds. AMS Radar Conference, Seattle (WA) (Presentation).
  • Haase, G., 2003: De-aliasing of Doppler radar winds using a torus mapping. EWGLAM / SRNWP / COST- 717 meeting, Lisbon (P) (Presentation).
  • Haase, G., Landelius, T. and Michelson, D. B., 2003: A novel de-aliasing algorithm for radar radial wind velocities. 31st Conference on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, 318-320 (Proceedings).
  • Macpherson, B., Lindskog, M., Ducrocq, V., Nuret, M., Gregoric, G., Rossa, A., Haase, G., Holleman, I. and Alberoni, P., 2003: Assimilation of Radar Data in Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) Models, in Weather Radar - Principles and Advanced Applications, pages 255-279. Book, pages 255- 279, Springer Verlag (Report/Book).
  • Lindskog, M., Sep 2003: Use of radar data within the HIRLAM modelling consortia. EWGLAM/SRNWP/COST-717 möte, Lissabon, Portugal (Presentation)
  • Lindskog, M., Jun 2003: Observing systems for regional NWP. Cloudmap workshop, Norrköping Sweden (Invited lecture).
  • Lindskog, M., Dec 2003: On-line estimation and use of Eady index for background error estimation in HIRLAM. HIRLAM JB-miniworkshop, Norrköpingi, Sweden (Presentation).
  • Lindskog, M., Haase G., Michelson, D., Landelius, T., Salonen, K, Järvinen, H., Apr 2003: Doppler Radar radial wind superobservations for assimilation in the HIRLAM 3D-Var. European Geophysical Society XXVIII General Assembly, Nice, France, April, 2003 (Poster).
  • D. B. Michelson, K. Salonen, G. Haase, T. Landelius, M. Lindskog, H. Järvinen, 2003: Radar radial wind superobservations, Methodology and characteristics. CARPE DIEM deliverable Available from CARPE DIEM web-page (Report).
  • Salonen, K., Järvinen, H., and Lindskog, M., 2003: Radar wind assimilation in HIRLAM. EWGLAM/SRNWP/COST-717 möte, Lissabon, Portugal (Presentation).
  • Salonen, K., Järvinen, H., and Lindskog, M., 2003: Model for Doppler radar radial winds. 31 st Conference on Radar Meterology, Seattle Washington, 6-12 August 2003 (Proceedings).
  • Olsson J., and Johansson B., 2003: <A HREF="./deliverables/CD_preccomp_final.pdf>Comparison of areal precipitation estimates. Deliverable Available from CARPE DIEM web-page (Report).
  • Koistinen, J. and H. Pohjola, Jun 2003: Diagnostics of vertical reflectivity profiles of precipitation in a cold climate. 3rd GPM ESTEC Workshop, Noordwijk, The Netherlands (Poster and abstract).
  • Koistinen J., Aug 2003: Vertical reflectivity profile in a cold climate and its implication remotely sensed precipitation measurements. 31st International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, USA (Oral presentation).
  • Koistinen, J., H. Pohjola and H. Hohti, Aug 2003: Vertical reflectivity profile classification and correction in radar composites in Finland. 31st International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, US. Proceedings of 31st International Conference on Radar Meteorology AMS, Boston, p. 534- 537 (Abstract).
  • Pohjola, H., Sep 2003: Tutkaheijastuvuustekijä n pystyjakauma Suomessa ja sen vaikutus tutkan sademittauksen tarkkuuteen. Pro gradu, University of Helsinki (Msc).
  • Koistinen, J., D.B. Michelson, H. Hohti, and M. Peura, Nov 2003: Operational Measurement of Precipitation in Cold Climates. In: Meischner P. (ed.), 2003: Weather Radar: Principles and Advanced Applications, pp. 78-114. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg. 337 pp. ISSN 1610-1677, ISBN 3-540-000328-2 (Book).
  • Koistinen J. ,Nov 2003: North European snowfall validation with radar. The 1st International GPM GV Requirements Workshop, Abingdon, UK (Oral presentation).
  • Picanyol, M., Miro, J.R., Codina, B., Aymami, J., Vidal, J., 2003: Using satellite and radar data in a NWP model to improve the short-term rain forecast. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly. Pages 35-39 (Poster).
  • Levizzani, V., and A. Mugnai, 2003: EURAINSAT to RAINCLOUDS: the European dimension of clouds and precipitation research. 4th EGS Plinius Conf on Mediterranean Storms, Mallorca, 2-4 Oct. CD-ROM (ISBN 84-7632-792-7, DL PM 00178- 2003) (Invited lecture).
  • Dietrich, S., V. Levizzani, F. Meneguzzo, A. Mugnai, F. Porcł, C. Adamo, A. Antonimi, S. Di Michele, C. Medaglia, G. Messeri, A. Orlandi, A. Papa, M. Pasqui, S. Pinori, F. Torricella, 2003: Satellite-based precipitation measurements in the Applied Research in Meteo-hydrology (RAM) project: considerations and preliminary results. ACTIF Workshop on Combination of Data from Remote Sensing Technologies for Flood Forecasting, Bologna, 24-25 Nov. (Oral presentation).
  • Cimini, D., F. S. Marzano, G. Vulpiani, G. Giuliani, P. P. Alberoni, V. Levizzani, and J. F. Turk, 2003: Rainfall mapping by satellite microwaveinfrared radiometric data merging: Applications to case studies over central Italy. ACTIF Workshop on Combination of Data from Remote Sensing Technologies for Flood Forecasting, Bologna, 24-25 Nov. (Oral presentation)
  • Y. K. Goh, A. R. Holt, S. Siemen, 1-5 september 2003: Progress in Dual Doppler Radar Wind Retrieval from operational radars. Royal Meteorological Society Conference 2003, Norwich UK (Poster).
  • F. Iocca, Dec 2003: Implementazione e sviluppo di programmi di visualizzazione di dati meteorologici e dei campi prodotti dal sistema LAPS, mediante l'applicativo Vis5D. University Master discussion - University of Bologna (Thesis).
  • F. Boccanera, Dec 2003: Partecipazione alla stesura di codici per la verifica oggettiva delle previsioni meteorologiche. University Master discussion - University of Bologna (Thesis).
  • M. Milan, Dec 2003: Implementazione e sviluppo di programmi di visualizzazione di dati radar in linguaggio idl. University Master discussion - University of Bologna (Thesis).
  • Alberoni, P.P., Todini, E., Chandra, M., Lindskog, M., Koistinen, J., Bebbington, D., Codina, B., Levizzani, V., Bruen, M., Gustafsson., N., Zrnic, D., Rossa, A. and Burlando., P., May 2003: Critical Assessment of available Radar Precipitation Estimation techniques and Development of Innovative approaches for Environmental Management. CARPE DIEM-MUSIC End-users workshop, Neuss, Germany (Presentation).
  • P.P. Alberoni, May 2003: Contributo dei radar meteorologici nel monitoraggio delle precipitazioni. Il Campo medio di precipitazioni annuale e stagionale sulle Marche per il periodo 1950-2000 e individuazione delle zone climatologiche affini (Presentazione).
  • P.P. Alberoni, S. Nanni, M. Chandra, M. Pozzi, M. Tortato, F. Pastore, Oct 2003: Weather radar calibration by a metal sphere. 5rd EGS Plinius Conference. Proceedings in press (Poster).
  • A. Fornasiero, L. Ferraris, P.P. Alberoni, Oct 2003: Identification of ray propagation conditions and simulation of radar beam path. 5rd EGS Plinius Conference. Proceedings in press (Poster).
  • A. Fornasiero, L. Ferraris, P.P. Alberoni, Nov 2003: Analysis of ray propagation conditions based on radiosounding data and nwp data and theoretical consideration on the beam blockage evaluations. ACTIF Workshop on Combination of Data from Remote Sensing Technologies for Flood Forecasting, Bologna, 24-25 Nov. CD-proceedings under preparation (Poster).
  • Alberoni, P.P., Todini, E., Chandra, M., Lindskog, M., Koistinen, J., Bebbington, D., Codina, B., Levizzani, V., Bruen, M., Gustafsson., N., Zrnic, D., Rossa, A. and Burlando., P., Nov 2003: CARPE DIEM - advanced use of radar data. ACTIF Workshop on Combination of Data from Remote Sensing Technologies for Flood Forecasting, Bologna, 24-25 Nov. CD-proceedings under preparation (Poster).
  • Alberoni P.P., Nov 2003: CARPE DIEM general presentation. EURAINSAT Final meeting (Presentation).

2004

Peer Reviewed Articles:
  • Haase, G. and Landelius, T., 2004: De-aliasing of Doppler Radar Velocities using a Torus Mapping. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 21, 1566-1573.
  • Lindskog, M., Salonen K., Järvinen, H. and Michelson, D. B., 2004: Doppler radar wind data assimilation with HIRLAM 3D-Var. Monthly Weather Review, 5, 1081-1092.
  • Orlandi, A., A. Ortolani, F. Meneguzzo, F. Torricella, V. Levizzani, and F. J. Turk, 2004: Rainfall assimilation in RAMS by means of the Kuo parameterisation inversion: method and preliminary results. J. Hydrology, 288, 20-35.
  • M. Galletti, P.P. Alberoni, V. Levizzani and M. Celano, 2004: Assessment and tuning of the behaviour of a microphysical characterization scheme. Advances in Geosciences. (Submitted)
  • Fornasiero, A.; Amorati, R.; Alberoni, P.P.; Ferraris, L.; Taramasso, A.C, 2004: A method to remove effects of radar beam interaction with the ground in various propagation conditions. impact on data quality. Advances in Geosciences. (Submitted)
  • Fornasiero, A.; Alberoni, P.P.; Picciotti, E.; Vulpiani, G.; Marzano, F.S., 2004: Reconstruction of reflectivity vertical profiles and data quality control for C-band radar rainfall estimation. Advances in Geosciences. (Submitted)

Non refereed literature:

  • Haase, G., Landelius, T. and Michelson, D. B., 2004: A novel de-aliasing algorithm for radar radial wind velocities profiles. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. (Conference proceedings)
  • Olsson, J., Johansson, B., and S. Fogelberg , 2004: Tests of radar-observed precipitation in the HBV model. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. (Abstract)

  • Koistinen, J. and H. Pohjola, 2004: Diagnosis of precipitation detection range. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. Proceedings of 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD), Vol 2, pp. 438-439.

  • Pohjola H. and J. Koistinen, 2004: Identification and elimination of overhanging precipitation.  3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden.  Proceedings of 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD), Vol 2, pp. 91-93.

  • Saltikoff, E., J. Koistinen and H. Hohti, 2004: Downburst identification using Doppler shear in FMIradar network. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. Proceedings of 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD), Vol 2, pp. 41-44.

  • Saltikoff, E., U. Gjertsen, D. Michelson, I. Holleman, J. Seltmann, K. Odakivi, A. Huuskonen, H. Hohti, J. Koistinen, H. Pohjola and G. Haase, 2004: Radar data quality issues in Northern Europe. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. Proceedings of 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD), Vol 2, pp. 212-215 .

  • Goh, Y. K., and A. R. Holt, 2004: Analysis of Three Dimensional Wind Field from Two Operational Doppler Radars. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. (Proceeding/Oral presentation)

  • Haase, G., T. Landelius, and D. B. Michelson, 2004: Impact of a novel de-aliasing strategy on the quality of Doppler radar wind profiles and super-observations used for data assimilation. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. (Proceeding/Oral presentation)

  • Bebbington, D.; Rae, A.; Bech, J.; Codina, B.; Picanyol, M., 2004: Modelling of weather radar echoes from anomalous propagation using a hybrid parabolic equation method and thermodynamic fields derived from a numerical weather prediction model. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD) - COST 717 Final Seminar. Abstracts Book, Copernicus GmbH (c) 2004, p. 29.

  • Bech, J.; Toda, J.; Codina, B.; Lorente, J.; Bebbington, D., 2004: Using mesoscale NWP model data to identify radar anomalous propagation events. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. ERAD Publication Series Vol 2. Copernicus GmbH (c) 2004 ISBN 3-936586-29-2, pp. 310-314.

  • Bech, J.; Vilaclara, E.; Pineda, N.; Rigo, T.; López, J.; O'Hora, F.; Lorente, J.; Sempere, D.; Fąbregas, F. X., 2004: The weather radar network of the Catalan Meteorological Service: description and applications. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. ERAD Publication Series Vol 2. Copernicus GmbH (c) 2004 ISBN 3-936586-29-2, pp. 416-420.

  • Bruen, M & Parmentier, B., 2004: A systematic approach to assessing the value of radar estimates of precipitation  for hydrological models used in flood forecasting in rural catchments. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. (Oral presentation)

  • A. Fornasiero, R. Amorati, P. P. Alberoni, L. Ferraris, and A. C. Taramasso, 2004: Impact of combined beam blocking and anomalous propagation correction algorithms on radar data quality. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology (ERAD) together with the COST 717 Final Seminar, Visby, Island of Gotland, Sweden, 6 - 10 September 2004, 216 – 222.

  • F. S. Marzano, G. Vulpiani, P. P. Alberoni, L. Ferraris, L. Provenzale, and N. Rebora, 2004: Spatial characterization and classification of rainfall fields derived from operational c-band weather radar data. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology (ERAD) together with the COST 717 Final Seminar, Visby, Island of Gotland, Sweden, 6 - 10 September 2004, 223 – 229.

  • R. Cremonini, R. Bechini, P.P. Alberoni, and M. Celano, 2004: Which hydrometeor classification scheme is realistic using ZH, ZDR and temperature in complex orography? A study based on operational C-band polarimetric weather radar in northern Italy. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology (ERAD) together with the COST 717 Final Seminar, Visby, Island of Gotland, Sweden, 6 - 10 September 2004, 393 – 397.

  • Silvestro, F.; Rebora, N.; Ferraris, L.; Alberoni, P.P.; Fornasiero, A., 2004: Clutter and anomalous propagation identification using doppler-polarimetric measurements and vertical reflectivity profile. 3rd European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6-10 September 2004, Visby, Sweden. Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Radar Meteorology (ERAD) together with the COST 717 Final Seminar, Visby, Island of Gotland, Sweden, 6 - 10 September 2004.

  • Bech, J., 2004: Observational Analysis and Numerical Modelling of Atmospheric Propagation Conditions of Weather Radar Echoes. COST Working Document WDF_02_200406_1, 27 pp. Available at http://www.smhi.se/cost717. (Internal report)

  • Goh, Y. K. and A. R. Holt, 2004: Analysis of Three Dimensional Wind Field from Two Operational Doppler Radars. 2004 UWERN Annual Conference, Salford. (Poster)

  • Goh, Y. K., 2004: Improving radar Doppler wind information extraction. European workshop on New Tools for Flood Forecasting and Warning, Helsinki. (Oral presentation)

  • Jarmo Koistinen, Heikki Pohjola, Joan Bech & David Bebbington, 2004: Improving radar reflectivity information extraction. European workshop on New Tools for Flood Forecasting and Warning, Helsinki. (Oral presentation)

  • Picanyol M., J.R. Miró, B. Codina, X. Saenz de Buruaga, 2004: A comparison experiment between nudging and incremental analysis updating in a mesoscale model. EGU - 1st General Assembly, Nice, France, 25 - 30 April 2004. (Poster)

  • Chandra, M.; Galletti, M.; Alberoni, P. P.; Bebbington, D.; Hagen, M., 2004: Comparison between radar rainfall estimates obtained from Z-R and PhiDP-R relationships. EGU - 1st General Assembly, Nice, France, 25 - 30 April 2004. (Oral presentation)

  • Galletti, M., P. P. Alberoni, and V. Levizzani, 2004: Assessment and tuning of the behaviour of a microphysical characterization scheme based on radar polarimetric variables. 14th Int. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Bologna, 18-23 July. Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Bologna, 18-23 July, 771-774.

  • Levizzani, V., and A. Mugnai, 2004: Rainfall measurements from space: Where are we? 14th Int. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Bologna, 18-23 July. Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Bologna, 18-23 July

  • Torricella, F., V. Levizzani, and V. Poli 2004: Applications of PMW rainfall algorithms to Mediterranean area events. 14th Int. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Bologna, 18-23 July. Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Bologna, 18-23 July, 1171-1174.

  • Galletti, M.; Alberoni, P.P.; Levizzani, V., 2004: Assessment and tuning of the behaviour of an microphysical characterisation scheme. Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms, 17-24 October 2004. (Oral presentation)

  • Fornasiero, A.; Amorati, R.; Alberoni, P.P.; Ferraris, L.; Taramasso, A.C., 2004: A method to remove effects of radar beam interaction with the ground in various propagation conditions. impact on data quality. Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms, 17-24 October 2004. (Oral presentation)

  • Fornasiero, A.; Alberoni, P.P.; Picciotti, E.; Vulpiani, G.; Marzano, F.S., 2004: Reconstruction of reflectivity vertical profiles and data quality control for C-band radar rainfall estimation. Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms, 17-24 October 2004. (Poster)

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