8th IPWG and 5th IWSSM Joint Workshop
Bologna, 3-7 October, 2016

Oral Presentations

Monday 3 October

Session 1 - Programmatic 1: News from the Ongoing Programs

Chairs: R. R. Ferraro, K. Aonashi

1.1EUMETSAT Precipitation activities
L. Schüller
1.2The Korean space program
Y.-B. Lee, and G.-H. Ryu
1.3Himawari-8: Japan's new-generation geostationary satellite
K.Okamoto, and JMA Meteorological Satellite Center
1.4Successes and Status of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission
G. Skofronick-Jackson, and G. J. Huffman
1.5Current status of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission in Japan
T. Kubota, R. Oki, K. Furukawa, M. Kachi, T. Iguchi, and Y. N. Takayabu
1.6CloudSat snow observations: Ten years of flakes
N. Wood, T. L'Ecuyer, A. Heymsfield, M. Kulie, C. Pettersen, and M. Smalley

Session 2 - Programmatic 2: Outlook

Chairs: G. Skofronick-Jackson, L. Schüller

2.1Preparing for GOES-R Launch
R. J. Kuligowski, and S. J. Goodman
2.2The TROPICS mission
W. Blackwell, S. Braun, R. Atlas, R. Bennartz, M. DeMaria, J. Dunion, F. Marks, R. Rogers, and C. Velden
2.3Planning for the next generation of satellite missions in the United States
C. Kummerow
2.4Next generation of EUMETSAT microwave imagers and sounders: new opportunities for cloud and precipitation retrieval
C. Accadia, S. Di Michele, V. Mattioli, J. Ackermann, S. Thonipparambil, and P. Schlüssel
2.5Preparations for Metop SG Ice Cloud Imager retrievals
P. Eriksson, R. Ekelund, J. Mendrok, B. Rydberg, S. Buehler, M. Brath, A. Thoss, S. Fox, C. Accadia, and V. Mattioli
2.6Time-Resolved Measurements of Precipitation from 6U-Class Satellite Constellations: Temporal Experiment for Storms and Tropical Systems Technology Demonstration (TEMPEST-D)
S. C. Reising, T. C. Gaier, C. D. Kummerow, V. Chandrasekar, S. Padmanabhan, B. H. Lim, C. Heneghan, W. Berg, J. P. Olson, S. T. Brown, J. Carvo, and M. Pallas

Session 3 - Algorithms 1

Chairs: C. D. Kummerow, R. Bennartz

3.1Active and passive microwave observations of snowfall from space
D. Casella, G. Panegrossi, P. Sanò, A. C. Marra, S. Dietrich, M. S. Kulie, and B. T. Johnson
3.2Development of the GEO-KOMPSAT-2A AMI rainfall rate algorithm
D.-B. Shin, and D. So
3.3Time-derivatives of mm-wave measurements of precipitation and their relation to storm (thermo-)dynamics
Z. Haddad, O. Sy, S. Hristova-Veleva, R. Sawaya, and F. J. Turk
3.4An Operational Passive Microwave Snowfall Rate Product at NOAA, USA
H. Meng, R. Ferraro, C. Kongoli, J. Dong, B. Yan, L. Zhao, N.-Y. Wang, and B. Zavodsky
3.5Integration of GPM and satellite soil moisture products (SMAP, SMOS, ASCAT) to produce a single, superior precipitation dataset in Italy
L. Brocca, L. Ciabatta, C. Massari, A. Tarpanelli, and M. Rossi
3.6How well we estimate cold region precipitation? Insights from multi-sensor multi-platform instruments
A. Behrangi, M. Richardson, G. Huffman, R. Adler, and G. Stephens
3.7Temperature independent retrievals of snowfall size distributions from GPM dual frequency radar measurements
G. Duffy, R. Bennartz, S. Nesbitt, and G. M. McFarquhar
3.8Testing scattering models for aggregate snowflakes using new triple-wavelength radar measurements at the Chilbolton Observatory
C. Westbrook, T. Stein, J. Nicol, and A. Barrett

Session 4 - Algorithms 2

Chairs: Z. S. Haddad, D.-B. Shin

Tuesday 4 October

Session 5 - Validation 1

Chairs: M. Gosset, C. Derksen

5.1The International Precipitation Working Group inter-comparison effort
C. Kidd, B. Ebert, J. Janowiak, F. J. Turk, D. Vila, M. Sapiano, S. Shige, E. de Coning, R. Ferraro, V. Levizzani, and P. Arkin
5.2Terrestrial snow mass radar mission concepts: ongoing activities and potential synergy with the snowfall community
C. Derksen, L. Mudryk, R. Brown, K. Luojus, C. Smith, E. Mekis, P. Marsh, and R. Sospedra-Alphonso
5.3Météo-France New Radar Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE) Products
N. Gaussiat, N. Yu, D. Faure, D. Idziorek, M. Martet, and V. Vogt
5.4Rainfall monitoring using regional X-band radar network
S. Melani, A. Antonini, A. Mazza, S. Romanelli, M. Corongiu, and A. Ortolani
5.5Snowfall on the ground identifier and validation for GPM DPR
V. Chandrasekar, M. Le, and S. Bisawas
5.6Evaluation of GPM precipitation product in the Alps
P. Speirs, M. Gabella, and A. Berne
5.7A performance analysis of the IMERG satellite precipitation product using satellite and ground-based radars as benchmark
S. Khan, and V. Maggioni
5.8Evaluation on Satellite Precipitation Products CMORPH, GSMaP, PERSIANN and TRMM over the Central of Vietnam
L. Trinh-Tuan, J. Matsumoto, and T. Ngo-Duc

Session 6 - Validation 2

Chairs: P.-E. Kirstetter, V. Maggioni

6.1Evaluating the Global Precipitation Measurement mission with NOAA/NSSL Multi-Radar Multisensor: current status and future directions
P.-E. Kirstetter, W. Petersen, C. Kummerow, F. J. Turk, S. Tanelli, G. J. Huffman, J. J. Gourley, Y. Hong, V. Maggioni, E. N. Anagnostou, and M. Schwaller
6.2Utilizing ground-based measurements to validate, verify and improve satellite retrievals
D. Moisseev, A. von Lerber, D. Ori, J. Tiira, and W. Petersen
6.3Daily and monthly gridded precipitation analyses of the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC): Data base and quality-control
U. Schneider, A. Becker, A. Meyer-Christoffer, M. Ziese, and P. Finger
6.4Intercomparison of satellite precipitation products for different cloud types
N. Utsumi, H. Kim, and T. Oki
6.5Rainfall measurement from cellular phone networks microwave links: An alternative ground reference in Africa
M. Gosset, M. Alcoba, F. Zougmoré, A. Doumounia, M. Kacou, F. Cazenave, Meteo-Burkina Team, , Telecel Faso and Orange Niger/Cameroun, and D. Milli
6.6Sensing Snow in Forests: The SnowEx Airborne Campaign
E. Kim, C. Gatebe, A. Misakonis, D. Hall, M. Sturm, K. Elder, N. Molotch, C. Crawford, DK Kang, L. Brucker, E. De Marco, and C. Hansen

Session 8 - Science 1: Climate

Chairs: R. Roca, T. Dinku

8.1Global Precipitation - GPCP, TRMM and GPM
R. F. Adler, J.-J. Wang, G. Gu, M. Sapiano, G. J. Huffman, D. Bolvin, E. Nelkin, U. Schneider, R. R. Ferraro, and P.-P. Xie
8.2Using Observational Rainfall Analysis to Examine Model Simulated and Future Projected Changes in Rainfall Extreme Associated with Tropical Cyclone
C.-T. Chen, T.-P. Tzeng, M. Wehner, A. Kitoh, and C.-Y. Tu
8.3A Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I, SSMIS, and SMMR brightness temperatures
K. Fennig, and M. Schröder
8.4Developments within the TAMSAT Group for long-term rainfall monitoring and assessment across Africa
R. Maidment, M. Young, E. Black, and H. Greatrex

Wednesday 5 October

Session 9 - Science 2: Meteorology

Chairs: A. Geer, P. Chambon

Session 11 - Science 3: Oceanography and Hydrology

Chairs: R. F. Adler, R. J. Kuligowski

11.1The Tropical Pacific Observing System 2020: Opportunities and Challenges for 21st Century Open-Ocean Precipitation Measurements (Invited)
Y. Serra, G. J. Huffman, and A. V. Mehta
11.2The Ocean Rainfall And Ice-phase precipitation measurement Network - OceanRAIN
C. Klepp, J. Burdanowitz, P. Kucera, N. Albern, M. Kähnert, and S. Michel
11.3Rainfall Imprint on SMOS Sea Surface Salinity
J. Boutin, A. Supply, N. Martin, J.L. Vergely, G. Reverdin, H. Bellenger, and N. Viltard
Hydrology and Water Resources
11.4How TRMM 3b42 v7 product reproduces the seasonal cycles of precipitation in the different regions of the Amazon Basin?
V. Michot, J. Ronchail, V. Dubreuil, B. Funatsu, D. Arvor, and D. Vila

Thursday 6 October

Session 12 - Science 4: Hydrology (cont.) and Health/Drought Monitoring

Chairs: G. J. Huffman, K.-L. Hsu