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  Oral Programme - IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08 Precipitation Science (co-organized by NH & AS)

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Convener: Smith, E.
Co-Convener: Mugnai, A., Nakamura, K., Tripoli, G.

Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Lecture Room: Lecture Room 25

Chairperson: SMITH, E.A.

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Remote Sensing of Precipitation, Cloudiness, and Water Cycle

8:30 - 8:45
EGU2008-A-04419;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU1O-002
Lovejoy, S.; Schertzer, D.; Allaire, V. ; Pinel, J.
The remarkable wide range space-time scaling of TRMM reflectivities and radiances: implications for satellite rain (solicited)

8:45 - 9:00
EGU2008-A-12147;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU1O-003
Christian, H.
Lightning-based Estimates of Ice-phase Precipitation Rates (solicited)

9:00 - 9:15
EGU2008-A-12214;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU1O-004
L'Ecuyer, T.; Stevens, G.; Haynes, J.
A New Perspective on the Significance of Light Precipitation from CloudSat (solicited)

9:15 - 9:30
EGU2008-A-10544;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU1O-005
Uijlenhoet, R; Leijnse, H; Stricker, JNM; Cohard, J-M; Gosset, M
Path-averaged rainfall estimation using optical extinction: potential of large-aperture scintillometers (solicited)

9:30 - 9:45
EGU2008-A-03277;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU1O-006
Kutuza, B.
Microwave emission polarization of a precipitating atmosphere with respect to remote sensing of precipitation from space by means of microwave radiometry (solicited)

9:45 - 10:00
EGU2008-A-05629;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU1O-007
Alpert, P.; Zinevich, A. ; Rayitsfeld, A.; David, N.; Messer, H.
Recent advances in measuring rainfall by commercial microwave communication networks (solicited)


Chairperson: NAKAMURA, K.

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Precipitation and Water Cycle Processes in Climate System

10:30 - 10:45
EGU2008-A-04044;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU2O-002
Ruane, A.C.; Roads, J.O.
Dominant balances and exchanges of the atmospheric water cycle (solicited)

10:45 - 11:00
EGU2008-A-05128;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU2O-003
Lawford, R.; van Oevelen, P.; Stewart, R.
GEWEX Precipitation Activities within the Context of Extremes (solicited)

11:00 - 11:15
EGU2008-A-06564;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU2O-004
Koistinen, J.; Kuitunen, T.; Kotro, J.; Hohti, H.; Pulkkinen, S.
Derivation of extreme event mesoscale area-intensity return periods of rainfall based on a large sample of radar data (solicited)

11:15 - 11:30
EGU2008-A-10945;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU2O-005
Chen, T.-C.
Annual variation of global precipitation (solicited)

11:30 - 11:45
EGU2008-A-11486;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU2O-006
Schertzer, D.; Macor, J.; Tchiguirinskaia, I.; Lovejoy, S.
Mutltifractal predictability and forecasts of precipitation (solicited)

11:45 - 12:00
EGU2008-A-12135;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU2O-007
Carbone, R.; Levizzani, V.; Keenan, T.; Laing, A.; Wang, C.
A comparative study of warm season precipitation occurrence over Africa, Australia, East Asia, Europe and the United States (solicited)


Chairperson: MUGNAI, A.

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Physical Properties and Processes Concerning Precipitation

13:30 - 13:45
EGU2008-A-02550;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU3O-002
Betz, H. D.
Recognition of Severe Weather by means of VLF/LF Lightning Detection (solicited)

13:45 - 14:00
EGU2008-A-09044;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU3O-003
Takayabu, Y. N.; Shige, S. ; Yokoi, S.
Three-dimensional distributions of tropical and subtropical latent heating obtained from the SLH algorithm (solicited)

14:00 - 14:15
EGU2008-A-02625;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU3O-004
Groisman, P; Bogdanova, E; Bulygina, O; Razuvaev, V; Ilyin, B; Akhmadiyeva, Zh
Precipitation measurements during blizzards (solicited)

14:15 - 14:30
EGU2008-A-09347;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU3O-005
Lin, P.-L.; Chen Wang, T.-C.; Liou, Y.-C.
Polarmetric Radar Rainfall Estimate and Precipitating Cloud Microphysics Study in Taiwan (solicited)

14:30 - 14:45
EGU2008-A-09619;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU3O-006
Simmer, C.; Battaglia, A.; L´Ecuyer, T.; Haynes, J.
Flagging profiles burdened by multiple-scattering in the CloudSat rain product over ocean (solicited)

14:45 - 15:00
EGU2008-A-12228;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU3O-007
Hallett, J.
High resolution measurement of precipitation for climate characterization (solicited)


Chairperson: TRIPOLI, G.J.

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Modeling Issues Concerning Precipitation and Water Cycle

15:30 - 15:45
EGU2008-A-10057;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU4O-002
Moncrieff, M.
Organized precipitating convection in a global context (solicited)

15:45 - 16:00
EGU2008-A-02732;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU4O-003
Bellerby, T; Hsu, K; Sorooshian, S
LMODEL: A Lagrangian cloud development model for satellite precipitation estimation. (solicited)

16:00 - 16:15
EGU2008-A-12142;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU4O-004
Lionello, P.
Analysing the links between the present trends of precipitation and cyclone activity (solicited)

16:15 - 16:30
EGU2008-A-12134;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU4O-005
Dai, A.
Temperature and Pressure Dependence of the Rain-Snow Phase Transition over Land and Ocean (solicited)

16:30 - 16:45
EGU2008-A-12138;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU4O-006
Woojcik, R.; Entekabi, D.; Konings, A.; McLaughlin, D.
Stochastic generation of conditional precipitation replicates for ensemble forecasting and data assimilation (solicited)

16:45 - 17:00
EGU2008-A-12224;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU4O-007
Peters, O.; Neelin, J.
Critical phenomena in tropical precipitation (solicited)


Chairperson: SMITH, E.A.

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Regional Issues Concerning Precipitation and Hydrometeorology

17:30 - 17:45
EGU2008-A-06570;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU5O-002
Liu, W.T.; Xie, X.
Rain high in atmosphere over midlatitude ocean front (solicited)

17:45 - 18:00
EGU2008-A-09334;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU5O-003
Ralph, F.M.; Neiman, P.J.; Wick, G.A.; White J.-W. Bao, A.B.; Lundquist, J.D.; Dettinger, M.D.; Cayan, D.R.; Kuo, Y.-H.; Gutman, S.; Taylor, G.H.
Meteorological characteristics and hydrometeorological impacts of Atmospheric Rivers affecting the west coast of North America (solicited) (cancelled)

18:00 - 18:15
EGU2008-A-12144;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU5O-004
Llasat, C.; Barnolas, M.; Rigo, T.; Marcuello, C.
A synthetic approach to heavy rainfall events in Spain from radar and raingauge data (solicited)

18:15 - 18:30
EGU2008-A-12143;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU5O-005
Tapiador, F.
Urban Sprawl Effects on Precipitation Extremes. A Case Study (solicited)

18:30 - 18:45
EGU2008-A-12145;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU5O-006
Rudolf, B.
Hydrometeorological services for water management and flood protection (solicited) (cancelled)

18:45 - 19:00
EGU2008-A-05692;  IS29 - NH1.1/AS4.08-1TU5O-007
Kanae, S.; Oki, T.; Seto, S.; Yoshimura, K.
Today's and Yesterday's Japan: A system of flood risk estimation over Japan with precipitation data of weather forecast and satellite products (solicited)


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