11th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology

Country: Switzerland

City: Locarno

Abstr. due: 25.03.2020

Dates: 31.08.20 — 04.09.20

Area Of Sciences: Ecology; Geography;

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Organizing comittee e-mail: erad2020@meteoswiss.ch

Organizers: The Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss and L'École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne


Topics covered during ERAD 2020:
Radar meteorology

Microphysics  |  Particle size distributions  |  Precipitation physics  |  Orographic precipitation  |  Climatological studies  |  Solid precipitation
Radar applications

 Hydrometeor classification  |  Hail  |  Mesoscale and severe weather  |  Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE)  |  Nowcasting of precipitation  |  Nowcasting of convection and thunderstorms  |  Hydrological applications  |  Nowcasting of debris flows and flash floods  |  NWP data assimilation and verification  |  Birds, insects and non-meteorological targets
Radar data processing

Polarimetry  |  Doppler and wind  |  Spectral processing  |  Advanced radar signal processing  |  Data fusion  |  Artificial intelligence and Big Data
Data quality

Data quality and error structure  |  Clutter suppression  |  Verification using conventional and novel reference data (eg crowd sourcing)  |  Uncertainty modelling and propagation     
Engineering and operation

Hardware calibration and hardware monitoring  |  Radar engineering  |  New transmitter, receiver, antenna solutions  |  Renewal and deployment of radar systems  |  Operational radar networks  |  Radar deployment for field experiments  |  Interferences (wind turbine, electromagnetic)  |  Networking and mosaicking   
Radar technology

New and emerging radar technologies  |  Multi-frequency radar  |  Phased-array radars  |  Millimeter wavelength radars  |  Space-borne radars  |  Airborne radars  

Radar initiatives and projects that have a strong element of international cooperation.

Conference Web-Site: https://www.erad2020.ch/