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Research

PAST AND PRESENT FIELD PROJECTS

STERAO STEPS FRPP NAME EPIC TRMM-LBA C3VP NAMMA DUNDEE MCTEX TOGA COARE TiMREX LPVEx MC3E DYNAMO DC3 IFloodS Map of World
IFloodS – Iowa Flood Studies
DC3 – Deep Convective Clouds & Chemistry Experiment
DYNAMO (Dynamics of the Madden-Julian Oscillation) project
MC3E - Midlatitude Continental Convective Clouds Experiment
LPVEx - Light Precipitation Evaluation Experiment
CASA - Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere
TiMREX - Terrain-influenced Monsoon Rainfall Experiment
C3VP - Canadian CloudSat/CALIPSO Validation Project
NAMMA - NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses
NAME - North American Monsoon Experiment

Colorado Field Projects

Projects Connected with CSU-CHILL National Radar Facility
DC3 – Deep Convective Clouds & Chemistry Experiment
GPM Front Range Pilot Project
STEPS
STERAO

EPIC
TRMM-LBA Brazil

Darwin Field Projects

MCTEX
DUNDEE
Other TRMM Related Research

TOGA COARE

FUTURE FIELD PROJECTS
GPM - Global Precipitation Measurement

RECENT RESEARCH

Characteristics of Convection in an African Easterly Wave Observed During NAMMA (PPT file)

Contrasting Tropical Rainfall Regimes Using TRMM and Ground-Based Polarimetric Radar (PPT file)

Atmospheric Science at Colorado StateUniversity (PPT), Presentation by Prof. Steve Rutledge at UNC

Evolution of Radar Structure, Total Lightning and Sprite Production in an Oklahoma Mesoscale Convective System on 20 June 2007

Elevation-Dependent Trends in Precipitation Observed by the NAME Radar Network

C3VP: AMFR and King City Radar Intercomparison

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SOME EXAMPLES OF RESEARCH

(Not found on the above links)

Evolution of Radar Structure, Total Lightning and Sprite Production in an Oklahoma Mesoscale Convective System on 20 June 2007

Seminar by Prof. Steven Rutledge, presented 28 April 2005, University of Washington: What CYCLES did for this UW graduate!

Radar Meteorology: Perspectives from Ocean, Land and Space, Slides from a Science Talk by Rob Cifelli at the ATS 40th Anniversary Celebration

Educational Innovations in Radar Meteorology (PDF, Powerpoint), an invited lecture by Dr. Steven Rutledge at the David Atlas Symposium, AMS meeting, Orlando, FL, January 14, 2002.

Global Thermodynamic Forcing of Convection (Equivalent Potential Temperature Maps)

TRMM LBA Rainfall Analysis

Positive Cloud-to-ground Lightning Associated With the Spencer F4 Tornado of 30 May 1998

Positive CG Lightning in NE Colorado and Western Kansas

Fort Collins Flood of 28 July 1997

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