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  List of Accepted Contributions - AS1.03 Observation, Prediction and Verification of Precipitation (General Session) (co-listed in HS)

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Abdul Rashid, Z. A.; Suparta, W.; Othman, M.; Mohd. Ali, M. A; Yatim, B.; Angkasa
GPS Precipitable Water Vapour Measurements at Scott Base and McMurdo Station Antarctica during the Major Storm of 2003 (withdrawn)

Bakhanov, V.; Dorman, B.; Kryvobok, O.
Simulation of mixed frontal cloud microstructure effect on satellite signal

Tosic, I.; Unkasevic, M.
Seasonal and annual precipitation series in Belgrade

Weusthoff, T; Hauf, T
Improved understanding of convective cell growth under post-frontal conditions as a prerequisite for a hybrid forecast scheme

García-Marín, A.P.; Jiménez-Hornero , F.J.; Ayuso, J.L.
Influence of the precipitation data temporal scale when using the self-organized criticality theory to describe the rainfall process (withdrawn)

Gao, G
A comparison of four East Asian winter monsoon indices

Ekstrom, M; Jones, P.D.; Chappell, A.
Uncertainty assessment of spatial estimates of monthly rainfall using sequential Gaussian simulation

Zawadzki, I.; Kilambi, A.; Lee, G.; Germann, U.
Precipitation nowcasting skill of numerical models and of Lagrangian persistence.

Stocker, E; Velauthapillia, B
Precipitation links (PrecipLinks) – a prototype directory for precipitation information

Hou, A.
The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission: An overview

Ivanov, S.; Palamarchuk, Y.
The fine-scale precipitation structures of a cool front as observed by high resolution radar and the problem of the representativeness error

Al-Maskari, J.; Gadian, A. ; Smolarkiewicz, P.
A study of orographic convection over the Hajar mountains in Northern Oman

Germann, U.; Galli, G.; Friedrich, K.; Boscacci, M.; Sempere-Torres, D.; Berenguer, M. ; Zawadzki, I. ; Lee, G.
Ensemble radar precipitation estimation in a mountainous region

Jenkner, J.; Schwierz, C.
Verification of precipitation forecasts from the limited area model of MeteoSwiss (aLMo)

Phillips, VTJ; Andronache, C; Ginoux, P
Aerosol Effects on Deep Convection in Tropical Hurricanes Observed in the Tropical Cloud Systems and Processes (TCSP) Experiment

Ahrens, B.; Beck, A.
On upscaling of rain-gauge data for evaluation of numerical weather forecasts

Heinemann, G.; Gerstner, E.-M.
Real-time areal precipitation determination from radar by means of statistical objective analysis

Pujol, Ol.; Georgis, J-F.; Féral, L.; Sauvageot, H.
Cloud contribution to the degradation of radar reflectivity retrieval

Thompson, R J ; Illingworth, A J ; Szalinska, W
Estimation of moderate rain rates with operational polarisation radars

Wernli, H.; Paulat, M.; Frei, C.
The concept for a new error score "SAL" for the verification of high-resolution precipitation forecasts

Brommundt, J; Bárdossy, A
Spatial correlation of radar- and gauge-measured precipitation in different temporal aggregation steps

Paulat, M.; Wernli, H.; Frei, C.; Hagen, M.
Verification of high-resolution precipitation forecast over Germany

Nastos, P.; Zerefos, C.
On extreme daily precipitation totals at Athens, Greece

Tomassone, L.; Campana, V.; Cremonini, R.; Bechini, R.
Combined use of meteorological radar, forecast local model and air temperature at ground level measurements, in precipitation type detection

Bechini, R.; Cremonini, R.; Tomassone, L.; Campana, V.; Cassardo, C.
Verification of the algorithm for hail detection in Regione Piemonte, from doppler C-band radar, using ground hail damage reports for 2005.

Nauss, T.; Kokhanovsky, A. A.; Bendix, J.
Operational discrimination of raining from non-raining clouds in mid-latitudes using multispectral satellite data

Daliakopoulos, I. N.; Koutroulis, A. G.; Tsanis, I. K.
Uncertainty assessment in historical precipitation time series

Duchon, C.
Field investigation of an all-weather vibrating-wire precipitation gauge

Younger, P; Gadian, A; Beven, K
High resolution modelling of the conditions over the Brue catchment using the UK Met Office Unified Model

Stoycheva, A.; Kozinarova, G.; Latinov, L.; Bogachev, A.
Synoptical Conditions during the Winter of 2005 caused Floods and Snowstorms in some Regions of Bulgaria (withdrawn)

Pfeifer, M. ; Craig, G. ; Hagen, M. ; Keil, C.
Precipitation forecast evaluation by polarimetric radar

Iturrioz, I.; Ribera, P.; Hernández, E.; Queralt, S.
Instability and its relationship with precipitation dynamics over the Eastern Iberian Peninsula

Queralt, S.; Gallego, D.; Hernández, E.; Iturrioz, I.
Atmospheric instability analysis and its relationship with precipitation patterns over the western Iberian Peninsula.

Kvicera, V.; Grabner, M.
Cumulative Distributions of Rain Intensities Obtained from Different Types of Raingauges

Wilkinson, M E; Bathurst, J C; Kilsby, C G
Runoff exceeding rainfall: The problems of precipitation underestimation in the Eden Catchment, Cumbria, UK.

Khomenko, I.; Ivanova, A.; Chakina, N.; Skriptunova, E.; Zavyalova, A.
Freezing precipitation in Russia and the Ukraine: conditions of formation and an approach to probabilistic forecasting

Perona, G.; Gabella, M.
Validation of multisensor precipitation fields in Mediterranean test sites: the VOLTAIRE project

Schoenhuber, M.; Lammer, G.; Randeu, W.L.
One Decade of Imaging Precipitation Measurement by 2D-Video-Distrometer

Ivanova, A.; Chakina, N.; Skriptunova, E.
Precipitation rate spectra as dependent on dynamic forcing: application to probabilistic forecasting

Pfeiffer, A.; Garny, H.; Zängl, G.
Simulating rainfall in mountainous terrain with MM5 – the role of physics parametrizations

Bellerby, T.; Sun, J.
Quantifying the propagation of satellite precipitation retrieval error though coupled hydrological models (withdrawn)

Lempio, G.; Bumke, K.; Macke, A.
Measurement of solid precipitation with an optical disdrometer

Quartly, G.D.; Kyte, E.A.; Srokosz, M.A.; Tsimplis, M.N.
A comparison of GPCP, NCEP and ECMWF precipitation records

Mejia, Y.; Mahani, S.; Khanbilvardi, R.
Multi-spectral remotely sensed snowfall rate estimation

Amitai, E.; Nystuen, J. A.; Anagnostou, E. N.; Anagnostou, M. N.
Listening to raindrops 2000 meters underwater

Kalin, L.; Vakula, Z.; Juras, J.
Recent verification results at Croatian Met Service

Kalogiros, J.; Anagnostou, M.; Anagnostou, E.
Performance of algorithms for rainfall retrieval from polarimetric X-band radar measurements

Starosta, K; Linkowska, J
Verification of Precipitation of the COSMO_LM in Poland

Huebener, H.; Born, K.; Kerschgens, M.
Downscaling of heavy rainfall in the subtropics - challenges and limits

Bonta, I
Using ensemble precipitation forecasts for hydrological purposes

Casu, G.; Falasconi, L.; Malaspina, F.; Foti, F.; Vuerich, E.; Lamagna, R.
Meteorology and precipitation analysis: a study on the chemical contents in different kind of precipitation and the relationship between daily and weekly collection. (withdrawn)

Baldini, L.; Cicogna, A.; Dietrich, S.; Di Paola, F.; Gani, M.; Gorgucci, E.; Santorelli, E.
Radar detection of small rainfall amounts for spazialized monitoring of leaf wetness duration (withdrawn)

Reuder, J.; Barstad, I.
An extreme precipitation event during STOPEX I

Haiden, T.; Steinheimer, M. ; Pistotnik, G.
Improved nowcasting of precipitation based on convective analysis fields

Ouali, A; Chaabane, M.; Maalej, A.; Hannachi, A.
The 16-18 septembre 2003 tunisian flood

Lucio, P. S.; Cavalcanti, I. F.; Rodriguez, D. A.; Cardoso, A. O.; Alves, L. M.; Andrade, K. M.; Conde, F. C.; Ramos, A. M.; Mendes, D.; Mendes, M. D.
Spatiotemporal daily rainfall reconstruction via Artificial Neural Network. Target area: Brazil.

Ignaccolo, M; De Michele, C
The rainfall behavior in time: the influence of the instrumentation time resolution and the seasonal variability

Llort, X; Sánchez-Diezma, R; Sempere-Torres, D
A simulation approach to estimate radar measurements uncertainties

Stankunavicius, G.; Rimkus, E.; Rimkuviene, J.
Downscaling of the precipitation amount in the river catchments during the maximum rainfall runoff periods

Mathes, A.; Hense, A.
Quality control of precipitation data

Langer, I.; Reimer, E.
Separation of convective and stratiform precipitation for an analysis of the lokal model

Bozkurt, D.; Göktürk, O.M.
Quality Control and Homogenization of Turkish Precipitation and Streamflow Dataset

Ali, A.; Amani, A.; Lebel, T.; Laurent, H.; Chopin, F.; Desbois, M.; Diederich, M. ; Battaglia, A.; Melani, S.
Intercomparison of Satellite Rainfall Estimates in the PrecipAMMA Framework for the 2004 Rainy Season in the Sahel. (withdrawn)

Winterrath, T.; Rosenow, W.
A new module for the tracking of radar-derived precipitation with model-derived winds

Tokay, A; Bashor, P
Rainfall Measurements at NASA Wallops Island (withdrawn)

Nourozi, N.; Mahani, S.; Khanbilvardi, R.
Validation of satellite-based rainfall estimates for severe storms (Hurricanes)

Teschl, R.; Randeu, W. L.; Teschl, F.
Attenuation correction of a C-band weather radar, validated by surrounding radar stations

Tedici, L. ; Ciceroni, L. ; Adamo, C.
Meteorological Forecasts on Television

Bazile, E. ; Wimmer, F.; Seity, Y.; Wang, Y.
Impact of the horizontal resolution and the microphysical parameterization on the quantitative precipitation forecasting over Austria.

van Lipzig, N.; Ament, F.; Schröder, M.; Crewell, S.
Evaluating model predictions of the atmospheric hydrological cycle by remote sensing observations – the case study and the long term perspective

Ferraris, L. ; von Hardenberg, J.; Provenzale, A.; Rebora, N.
On the reliability scales of LAM precipitation forecasts

Orphanou, A.; Savvidou, K.; Constantinides, P.; Michaelides, S.C.; Schulz, J-P.; Voigt, U.; Savvides, M.
Verification of precipitation forecasts by the DWD Limited Area Model LME over Cyprus

Michaelides, S.C.; Christodoulou, C.I.; Gabella, M.; Pattichis, C.
Neural and Statistical Classifiers in Estimating Rain Rate by using Weather Radar Measurements

Prat, O.; Barros, A.
A three-dimensional dynamic model of DSD microphysics in warm rain

Hernandez-Aldarondo, C.; Mahani, S.; Khanbilvardi, R.
Developing a remotely sensed rainfall retrieval algorithm using multi-spectral information

Skok, G.; Vrhovec, T.
Interpolation considerations when comparing model and raingauge precipitation. Heavy precipitation cases analysis for Slovenia.

Skok, G.
Average nearest-neighbor distance in a raingauge network. Analytical and practical examples.

Arason, T.; Ólafsson, H.; Rögnvaldsson, Ó.
Analysis of a large collection of cases of high-resolution simulations of precip

Hatzianastassiou, N.; Antakis, V.; Drakakis, E.; Katsoulis, B.D.
The precipitation regime across the Mediterranean basin based on satellite data

Mirás-Avalos, J.M.; Paz-González, A.; Vidal-Vázquez, E.; Sande-Fouz, P.
Mapping monthly rainfall data in Galicia (NW Spain) using inverse distances and geostatistical methods

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