9th IPWG Workshop
Seoul, 5-9 November, 2018

Best Poster Awards

For the second time IPWG held a competition for the Best Posters with the aim to assign a First Prize and two Runner-up Prizes.
Eligible posters were those with an Early Career Scientist as first author, or with an Early Career Scientist as co-author who provided a substantial and demonstrable input to the contents of the poster. The Early Career Scientist should have been present at the workshop.
The Early Career Scientist definition was chosen as per EGU: "An Early Career Scientists (ECS) is an undergraduate or postgraduate (Masters/PhD) student or a scientist who has received his or her highest degree (BSc, MSc, or PhD) within the past seven years (Provided parental leave fell into that period, up to one year of parental leave time may be added per child, where appropriate)."

Award Committee

Ali Behrangi University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. USA
Takuji Kubota EORC-JAXA, Tokyo, Japan
Christian D. Kummerow Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, USA
F. Joseph Turk JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA


1st Prize
Yu-Ri Lee
P2.26 - Correction of satellite precipitation data (IMERG) based on ground measurements over Korean Peninsula
Y.-R. Lee, and D.-B. Shin
Prize: Stainless steel gauge sponsored by Vincenzo Levizzani.

Runner-up Prize
Shizuka Akiyama
P2.21 - Characteristics of heavy ice precipitation in extratropical cyclones observed by GPM/DPR
S. Akiyama, S. Shige, M. K. Yamamoto, T. Iguchi, and M. Bauer
Prize: Quality plastic gauge sponsored by Chris Kidd.

Runner-up Prize
Christian Chwala
P1.11 - Rainfall observation using commercial microwave links (CMLs): An overview of ongoing projects around the globe
C. Chwala, H. Leijnse, A. Overeem, R. Uijlenhoet, H. Messer, P. Alpert, A. Doumounia, F. Zougmoré, M.Fencl, V. Bareš, M. S. Afzal, S. H. Hussain Shah, G. Roversi, P. P. Alberoni, R. van de Beek, J. Andersson, C. De Michele, M. D'Amico, R. Nebuloni, M. Gosset, and H. Kunstmann
Prize: Quality plastic gauge sponsored by Chris Kidd.


8 November, 2018. Vincenzo and Chris presenting the Poster Prize Event.
8 November, 2018. Yu-Ri Lee receiving the 1st Prize.
8 November, 2018. Shizuka Akiyama receiving the Runner-up Prize from Chris Kidd. 8 November, 2018. Christian Chwala receiving the Runner-up Prize from Chris Kidd.
8 November, 2018. Proud new members of the international rain gauge network.