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Journal Publications


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2014


Coleman, T. A., T. A. Murphy, Knupp, K. R., L. D. Carey and M. E. Anderson, 2014: Extensive observations of the transition region of a winter storm. Journal of Operational Meteorology, in press.


Knupp, K, T. Murphy, T. Coleman, R. Wade, S. Mullins, C. Schultz, E. Schultz, L. Carey, E. McCaul, B. Carcione, S. Latimer, A. Kula, K. Laws, P. Marsh, and K. Klockow, 2014: The devastating 27 April 2011 tornado outbreak: Initial scientific assessment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, in press.



2013


Thurai, M., V. N. Bringi, W. A. Petersen, P. N. Gatlin, 2013: Drop Shapes and Fall Speeds in Rain: Two Contrasting Examples. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 2567.2581.

2012


Crowe, C.C., C.J. Schultz, M.R. Kumjian, L.D. Carey, and W.A. Petersen, 2012: Use of dual-polarization signatures in diagnosing tornadic potential. Electronic Journal of Operational Meteor., 13(5), 57-78.

Schultz, C.J., L.D. Carey, E.V. Schultz, B.C. Carcione, C.B. Darden, C.C. Crowe, P.N. Gatlin, D.J. Nadler, W.A. Petersen, and K.R. Knupp, 2012: Dual-Polarization Tornadic Debris Signatures Part I: Examples and Utility in an Operational Setting. Electronic J. Operational Meteor., 13 (9), 120-137.

Schultz, C.J., S.E. Nelson, L.D. Carey, L. Belanger, B.C. Carcione, C.B. Darden, T. Johnstone, A.L. Molthan, G.J. Jedlovec, E.V. Schultz, C.C. Crowe, and K.R. Knupp, 2012: Dual-polarization tornadic debris signatures Part II: Comparisons and caveats. Electronic J. Operational Meteor., 13 (10), 138-150.

Woodard, C. J., L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, and W. P. Roeder, 2012: Operational utility of dual-polarization variables in lightning initiation forecasting. Electronic J. Operational Meteor., 13 (6), 79 - 102.

Thurai, M., V. N. Bringi, L. D. Carey, P. Gatlin, E. Schultz and W. A. Petersen, 2012: Estimating the accuracy of polarimetric radar-based retrievals of drop size distribution parameters and rain rate: An application of error variance separation using radar-derived spatial correlations. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13, 1066-1079.


2011


M. E. Anderson, L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, and K. R. Knupp, 2011: C-band Dual-polarimetric Radar Signatures of Hail. National Weather Association, Electronic Journal of Operational Meteorology. EJ02.

Coleman, Timothy A., Kevin R. Knupp, 2011: Radiometer and Profiler Analysis of the Effects of a Bore and a Solitary Wave on the Stability of the Nocturnal Boundary Layer. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 211-223.


2010


Asefi-Najafabady, S., K. Knupp, J. R. Mecikalski, R. M. Welch, and D. Phillips, 2010: Ground-based measurements and dual-Doppler analysis of 3-D wind fields and atmospheric circulations induced by a meso-╬│-scale inland lake. J. Geophys. Res., 115, 2156-2202.

Xuanli Li and John R. Mecikalski, 2010: Assimilation of the dual-polarization Doppler radar data for a convective storm with a warm-rain radar forward operator. J. Geophys. Res., 115, 2156-2202.


Crowe, C. C., W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, and D. J. Cecil, 2010: A dual-polarization investigation of tornado-warned cells associated with Hurricane Rita (2005). Electronic Journal of Operational Meteorology, 2010-EJ4.


2009


Schultz, C. J., W. A. Petersen, and L. D. Carey, 2009: Preliminary development and evaluation of lightning jump algorithms for the real-time detection of severe weather. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48, 2543-2563.

Jones,T. A., S. A. Christopher, and W.A.Petersen, 2009: Dual-Polarization radar characteristics of an Apartment fire. J. Clim. and Appl. Meteorol., in press.

Thurai, M., V. N. Bringi, and W. A. Petersen, 2009: Rain microstructure retrievals using 2-D video disdrometer and C-band polarimetric radar. Adv. In Geosciences, 20, 13-18.

Harrison, Stephen J., John R. Mecikalski, Kevin R. Knupp, 2009: Analysis of Outflow Boundary Collisions in North-Central Alabama. Wea. Forecasting, 24, 1680-1690.

M Thurai, VN Bringi, WA Petersen, 2009: Rain microstructure retrievals using 2-D video disdrometer and C-band polarimetric radar. Adv. Geosci., 20, 13-18.


2008


Deierling, W., and W. A. Petersen, 2008: Total lightning activity as an indicator of updraft characteristics. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D16210, doi:10.1029/2007JD009598.

Deierling, W., W. A. Petersen, J. Latham, S. Ellis, and H. J. Christian (2008), The relationship between lightning activity and ice fluxes in thunderstorms, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D15210, doi:10.1029/2007JD009700.


Thesis Publications




Bain, A.L., 2013: Polarimetric Doppler Radar and Electrical Observations of Deep Moist Convection Across Northern Alabama During the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Experiment. M.S. thesis, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 148pp.

Woodard, C.J., 2011: Operational Lightning Forecasting Technique Development and Testing Utilizing C-Band Dual-Polarimetric Radar. M.S. thesis, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 129pp.

Anderson, M.E., 2010: C-Band Polarimetric Radar Identification of Hail: An Observation and Modeling Study. M.S. thesis, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 189pp.




Conference Preprints Publications

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2014


2013

An investigation of the kinematic and microphysical control of lightning rate, extent and NOx production using DC3 observations and the NASA Lightning Nitrogen Oxides Model (LNOM), Abstract AE31A-03, 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, December 9-13, 2013, (L. D. Carey, W. J. Koshak, H. S. Peterson, R. Matthee, A. L. Bain). PPTX | PDF

Storm physics and lightning properties over Northern Alabama during DC3, Abstract AE33B-0342, 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, December 9-13, 2013, (R. Matthee, L. D. Carey, and A. L. Bain).

Polarimetric radar and electrical observations of deep moist convection across northern Alabama during the DC3 Experiment, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (A. L. Bain, R. Matthee and L. D. Carey).

Polarimetric and Atmospheric Profiling Measurements of Convective Snowbands and Atmospheric Waves during PLOWS, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (R. A. Wade and K. R. Knupp).

Multi-sensor observations integrated for transitional boundary layer convective initiation conference theme, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (S. Mullins and K. R. Knupp).


Multi-Sensor Analysis of MCS Maintenance and Boundary Layer Evolution During the 4-5 June 2012 ABIDE-III Field Deployment, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (A. L. Mayhew and K. R. Knupp).

High resolution, multi-sensor kinematic analysis of heterogeneous boundary layer evolution, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (K. R. Knupp, S. Mullins, R. Wade, T. Fehnel, E. Foshee, N. Feng, V. Franklin, B. Freitag, G. Heidelberger, E. Hipp, A. Kaulfus, T. Lyza, A. Mayhew, A. Sherrer, S. Stough, and A. White).

Observations and Analysis of Atmospheric Waves during the Historic April 27, 2011 Tornado Outbreak, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (T. A. Murphy, T. A. Coleman, and K. R. Knupp).

Multiple Doppler Radar Analysis of External Environmental and Topographical Influences on a QLCS Tornado Event, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (A. W. Lyza, T. A. Murphy, R. A. Wade, T. A. Coleman, and K. R. Knupp).

Observations of a Thermal Boundary and its interaction with the 27 April 2011 EF-5 Hackleburg Tornado, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (A. Sherrer, K. R. Knupp,áR. Wade, and T. A. Murphy).

Multi-sensor comparison of airflow derived from polarimetric Doppler radars, a UHF wind profiler, and a Doppler wind lidar in the convective and nocturnal boundary layer, AMS 36th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Breckenridge, CO, September 16-20, 2013, (K. R. Knupp and S. Mullins).

Ground facilities - Alabama, during Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) Experiment, invited talk, 2013 NSF DC3 Science Team Meeting, NCAR, Boulder, CO, February 25-28, 2013, (L. D. Carey)

Microphysical, kinematic and lightning properties of deep moist convection across Northern Alabama during the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Experiment, poster, NSF DC3 Science Team Meeting, NCAR, Boulder, CO, February 25-28, 2013, (L. D. Carey, A. L. Bain, and R. Matthee)

Alabama ground operations during the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) Experiment, Paper J7.4, 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Austin, TX, January 5-10, 2013, (L. D. Carey, A. L. Bain, R. H. Rogers, D. Kozlowski, A. Sherrer, M. Saari, B. Bigelbach, M. Scott, E. V. Schultz, C. J. Schultz, P. N. Gatlin, M. T. Wingo, D. W. Phillips, C. Phillips, H. Peterson, J. Bailey, T. Frederickson, J. M. Hall, R. Blakeslee, W. Koshak, N. Bart, M. Becker, K. Pinkney, S. Rowe, M. Starzec, J. K. Weber, and G. L. Mullendore)

Microphysical, kinematic and lightning properties of deep moist convection across Northern Alabama during the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Experiment, Paper 267, 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Austin, TX, January 5-10, 2013, (A. L. Bain and L. D. Carey)

The Kinematic and Microphysical Control of Storm Integrated Lightning Flash Extent. 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Austin, TX, January 5-10, 2013, (L. Carey, W. Koshak, H. Peterson, E. V. Schultz, R. Matthee, C. J. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, and A. L. Bain)

Microphysical, Kinematic and Lightning Properties of Deep Moist Convection across Northern Alabama during the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Experiment. 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Austin, TX, January 5-10, 2013, (A. L. Bain, and L. D. Carey)

Radar applications for nowcasting lightning cessation, Paper 5.2, 93rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Austin, TX, January 5-10, 2013, (E. V. Schultz, G. T. Stano, L. D. Carey and W. A. Petersen)


2012



An Overview of the 2 March 2012 Morning Tornadic Supercells across Northern Alabama. 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Nashville, TN. Amer. Meteor. Soc. November 05 - 08, 2012, (A. L. Bain, L. Carey, C. J. Schultz, M. Saari, A. Sherrer, and K. Knupp)

Nowcasting Wet Downbursts using Polarimetric Radar. 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Nashville, TN. Amer. Meteor. Soc. November 05 - 08, 2012, (M. Scott, L. Carey, E. V. Schultz, and W. P. Roeder)

An Inter-comparison of S-band and C-band Polarimetric Radar Signatures of Large Hail and Tornado Debris on 2 March 2012. 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Nashville, TN. Amer. Meteor. Soc. November 05 - 08, 2012, (L. D. Carey, C. J. Schultz, A. L. Bain, A. Sherrer, K. R. Knupp, B. Carcione, C. C. Crowe, C. B. Darden, and M. E. Anderson)

Dual-polarimetric radar-based tornado debris signatures and paths associated with tornadoes over northern Alabama during the historic outbreak of 27 April 2011, Paper J2.2, Special Symposium on the Tornado Disasters of 2011, AMS 92ndAnnual Meeting, January 22-26, 2012, (C. J. Schultz, L. D. Carey, E. V. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, P.N. Gatlin, K. R. Knupp, A. L. Molthan, G. J. Jedlovec, B. Carcione, C. B. Darden, and C. C. Crowe).

A radar rainfall estimation tool for water resources management in California, Paper 8.2, 26th Conference on Hydrology, AMS 92ndAnnual Meeting, January 22-26, 2012, (P. N. Gatlin, L. D. Carey, and M. Felix Scott).


2011


Dual-Polarimetric Radar-Based Tornado Debris Signatures and Paths Associated with Tornadoes Over Northern Alabama During the Historic Outbreak of 27 April 2011. 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. Special Symposium on the Tornado Disasters of 2011. New Orleans, LA., 2012, (C. J. Schultz and L. D. Carey, E. V. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, P. N. Gatlin, K. R. Knupp, A. L. Molthan, G. J. Jedlovec, B. Carcione, C. B. Darden, and C. C. Crowe)

Total Lightning Within Electrified Snowfall Using LMA, NLDN and WTLN Measurements. San Francisco, CA: Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., AE12A-03, American Geophysical Union. December 5-9, 2011, (Schultz, C. J., E. Bruning, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, and S. Heckman)

Coupling between Doppler radar signatures and tornado damage tracks, Abstract NH32A-03, presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5-9 December, (G. Jedlovec, A. Molthan, L. D. Carey, B. Carcione, M. R. Smith, E. V. Schultz, F. Lafontaine, C. J. Schultz).

Dual-polarimetric radar-based tornado debris paths associated with EF-4 and EF-5 tornadoes over northern Alabama during the historic outbreak of 27 April 2011, 36th NWA Annual Meeting, Paper 5, Session III, October 15-20, 2011, Birmingham, AL, (L. D. Carey, C. J. Schultz, E. V. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, P. N. Gatlin, K. R. Knupp, A. L. Molthan, G. J. Jedlovec, and C. Darden).

The use of dual polarimetric tornadic debris signatures in an operational setting, 36th NWA Annual Meeting, Paper 7, Session III, October 15-20, 2011, Birmingham, AL, (C. J. Schultz, E. V. Schultz, C. B. Darden, B. C. Carcione, C. C. Crowe, D. J. Nadler, L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, P. N. Gatlin, and K. R. Knupp).

C-band dual-polarimetric radar signatures of hail, 36th NWA Annual Meeting, Poster 1.11, Poster Session 1, October 15-20, 2011, Birmingham, AL, (M. E. Anderson, L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen and K. R. Knupp).

The kinematic, microphysical and electrical characteristics of the 27 April 2011 Cullman EF-4 tornadic thunderstorm, 36th NWA Annual Meeting, P1.39, Poster Session 1, October 15-20, 2011, Birmingham, AL, (E. V. Schultz, C. J. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, and K. R. Knupp).

Evaluation of dual-polarimetric radar in a physically-based lightning cessation Nowcasting application, 36th NWA Annual Meeting, P2.11, Poster Session 2, October 15-20, 2011, Birmingham, AL, (E. V. Schultz, L. D. Carey and W. A. Petersen).


Sensitivity of C-band polarimetric radar-based drop size distribution measurements to maximum diameter assumptions, Paper 14B.3, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (L. D. Carey and W. A. Petersen).

C-band dual-polarimetric observations of snowfall in a southeastern thundersnow event, Poster 209, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (C. J. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, and E. C. Bruning).

Case study of a winter precipitation event using three 2D-video disdrometers and ARMOR radar, Poster 203, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (G.-J. Huang, V. N. Bringi, W. A. Petersen, L. Carey, C. J. Schultz, and P. N. Gatlin).

Exploring the use of radar for a physically based lightning cessation Nowcasting tool, Paper 14B.2, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (E. V. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, and L. D. Carey).

Lightning initiation forecasting: An operational dual-polarimetric radar technique, Poster 85, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (C. J. Woodard, L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, and W. P. Roeder).

Drop shapes versus fall velocities in rain: 2 contrasting examples, Paper 8A.5, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (M. Thurai, V. N. Bringi, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, P. N. Gatlin, and A. Tokay).

Drop size distribution measurements supporting the NASA Global Precipitation Mesaurement Mission: Infrastructure and preliminary results, Poster 36, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, P. N. Gatlin, M. T. Wingo, A. Tokay, D. B. Wolff, and V. N. Bringi).

Preliminary assessment of the 27 April 2011 tornado outbreak using dual polarimetric and vertically pointing radar, Paper 4B.2, AMS 35th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-30, 2011, (K. Knupp, D. W. Phillips, E. V. Schultz, R. A. Wade, T. A. Murphy, C. J. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, and T. Coleman)

Development and testing of operational dual-polarimetric radar based lightning initiation forecast techniques, Paper P5.691, AMS Fifth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Seattle, WA, January 24-26, 2011, (C. J. Woodard, L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, M. Felix, and W. P Roeder).

Dual-polarimetric signatures of ice orientation for lightning prediction: A radar modeling study of ice mixtures at X, C and S bands, Paper 9.6, AMS Fifth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Seattle, WA, January 24-26, 2011, (L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, E. V. Schultz).

Exploring the use of radar for physically-based nowcasting of lightning cessation, Paper P.5.690, AMS Fifth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, Seattle, WA, January 24-26, 2011, (E. V. Schultz, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey)

2010

Intercomparison between the observed and modeled 21 January 2010 low topped tornado producing thunderstorm in Huntsville, AL, AMS 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Paper 13A.6, October 11-14, 2010, (E. V. Schultz, C. Kirkpatrick, U. S. Nair, C. J. Schultz, K. Knupp, W. A. Petersen, and L. D. Carey)

Exploring a physically based tool for lightning cessation: Preliminary results, 35th NWA Annual Meeting, Paper 3, Session VI, October 3-7, 2010, Tucson, AZ, (Schultz, E. V., W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey, D. E. Buechler, and P. N. Gatlin).

DSD characteristics of a cool-season tornadic storm using C-band polarimetric radar and two 2D-video disdrometers, ERAD 2010 (The Sixth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology), Paper 101, September 6-10, 2010, (M. Thurai, W. A. Petersen, L. D. Carey)

The ARMOR C-Band radar polarimetric radar signatures of large hail: The April 10th 2009 severe weather outbreak over Northern Alabama., Southeastern Coastal and Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), February 19-20, 2010, Mobile, AL, (M. E. Anderson, L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, K. R. Knupp).

Precipitation properties of a cool-season tornadic storm inferred from C-band dual-polarimetric radar and 2D-video disdrometer observations, AMS 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Paper 15.5, October 11-14, 2010, (L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, M. Thurai, M. E. Anderson, E. V. Schultz, C. J. Schultz and K. Knupp).

DSD characteristics of a mid-winter tornadic storm using C-band polarimetric radar and two 2D-video disdrometers, Proc. Eur. Radar Conf., 2010, (M. Thurai , W. A. Petersen and L. D. Carey)


2009


Radar differential phase signatures of ice orientation for the prediction of lightning initiation and cessation, AMS 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Paper 10A.2, October 4-9, 2009, (L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, and W. K. Deierling)

The use of dual-polarimetric radar data to improve rainfall estimation across the Tennessee Valley, Proc. 23rd Conf. Hydrol., Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 2009, (W. A. Petersen , P. N. Gatlin , L. D. Carey and S. R. Jacks)

Petersen, W. A., K. R. Knupp, L. D. Carey, D. Phillips, W. Deierling, and P. N. Gatlin, 2009: The UAH/NSSTC Advanced Radar for Meteorological and Operational Research (ARMOR). 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, October 5-9, Williamsburg, VA, P8.5.


Gatlin, P. N., K. R. Knupp, and T. Coleman, 2009: Observations of atmospheric waves that moved across northern Alabama on 4 December 2008 using the ARMOR Doppler radar and the Mobile Integrated Profiling System. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, October 5-9, Williamsburg, VA, P8.2.


Anderson, M. E., L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, and K. R. Knupp, 2009: The ARMOR C-band radar polarimetric radar signatures of large hail: The April 10th 2009 severe weather outbreak over northern Alabama.  34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, October 5-9, Williamsburg, VA, P13.21.


Asefi, S., K. R. Knupp, R. M. Welch, D. Phillips, 2009: ARMOR and MAX Radar Observations and Dual-Doppler Synthesis of the Lake Breeze Generated By a Small Anthropogenic Lake. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, October 5-9, Williamsburg, VA, 11B.5.


Johnson, E. V., and W. A. Petersen, 2009: Behavior of lightning and updrafts for severe and non-severe storms in northern Alabama. 4th Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, January 11-15, Phoenix, Arizona.


Petersen, W. A., P. N. Gatlin, L. D. Carey, and S. R. Jacks, 2009: The use of dual-polarimetric radar data to improve rainfall estimation across the Tennessee Valley.23rd Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, Arizona, January 11-16, 2009.



2008

ARMOR dual-polarimetric radar observations of tornadic debris signatures. Preprints, 24th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Savannah, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 3B6. (Petersen, W. A., L. D. Carey, K. R. Knupp, C. J. Schultz, and E. V. Johnson)

Johnson, E. V., and W. A. Petersen, 2008: Behavior of lightning and updrafts for severe and non-severe storms in north Alabama. Preprints, 12th Annual Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference, West Des Moines, IA, March 27-29.


Thurai, M., W. A. Petersen, V. N. Bringi, G.J. Huang, E. V. Johnson and C. Schultz, 2008: C-band polarimetric radar variables calculated using rain microstructure information from 2-D video disdrometer. 5th European Conference on Radar and Hydrology, Helsinki, Finland, 30 June - 4 July, 2008.

Johnson, E. V., and W. A. Petersen, 2008: Behavior of lightning and updrafts for severe and non-severe storms in northern Alabama. 3rd Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, January 20-25, 2008, New Orleans, LA.



2007

Johnson, E.V., and W. A. Petersen, 2007: Collaborative Expansion of Dual-Polarimetric Radar Applications for Academic, Public, and Private Venues. INVITED PRESENTATION, 32nd Annual NWA Meeting, October 13-18, Reno, Nevada.

Petersen, W. A., K. R. Knupp, D. J. Cecil, J. R. Mecikalsi, C. Darden, and J. Burks 2007: The Unversity of Alabama Huntsville THOR Center instrumentation: Research and operational collaboration. INVITED PRESENTATION, 33rd International Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Cairns, Australia, August 6-10, 2007.

Deierling, W., W. A. Petersen, and S. E. Ellis, 2007: Convective rainfall amounts, ice water content and total lightning for individual storms from different climate regions. 33rd International Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Cairns, Australia, August 6-10, 2007.




Petersen, W. A., K. Knupp, J. Walters, R. Blakeslee, W. Deierling, M.
Gauthier, M. Newchurch, and R. McNider, 2005: The NSSTC ARMOR C-band
dual-polarimetric Doppler radar: A tool for integrated remote sensing.
Huntsville Simulation Conference, Society for Modeling and Simulation
International, 25-26 October 2005, Huntsville, Alabama.


Petersen, W. A., K. Knupp, J. Walters, W. Deierling, M. Gauthier, B.
Dolan, J. P. Dice, D. Satterfield, C. Davis, R. Blakeslee, S. Goodman,
S. Podgorny, J. Hall5, M. Budge, A. Wooten, 2005: The UAH-NSSTC/WHNT
ARMOR C-band Dual-Polarimetric Radar: A unique collaboration in
research, education and technology transfer. Preprints, 32nd Radar
Meteorology Conference, American Meteorological Society, 23-29 October
2005, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Baldini, L., E. Gorgucci,V. Chandrasekar, W. Petersen, 2005: Implications of CSU Hydrometeor classification scheme for C-band polarimetric radars. 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, 22 October-29 October, 2005, Albequerque, New Mexico.

Petersen, W. A., W. Deierling, D. J. Boccippio, R. J. Blakeslee, K. R. Knupp, and J. Walters, 2005: Combined observations of total lightning activity, cloud microphysics and kinmatics as observed by the UAH/NSSTC ARMOR dual-polarimetric radar and TRMM. 2nd Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorological Society, 29 January - 2 February, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia.