Buenos Aires, November 19-22, 2019
Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales
Universidad de Buenos Aires



    Updated: November 19, 2019

Tuesday November 19th 2019  
8:00 AM Registration Desk
8:20 AM Intro/Logistics/Welcome
Data QC morning. Chair: Steve Nesbitt  
8:30 AM Adam Varble CACTI Dataset Overview
9:00 AM Jennifer Comstock Science Products Overview from the ARM Mobile
Facility CACTI Campaign
9:25 AM Joseph Hardin Status and Processing of DOE ARM Radars during
9:50 AM Alyssa Matthews Overview of the ARM Aerial Facility Measurements
during CACTI
10:10 AM Coffee 30 min
10:40 AM Scott Loehre RELAMPAGO Data Management Update
11:10 AM Tammy Weckwerth (remotely) MPD WV DIAL and ISFS surface flux station data quality
and data processing
11:40 AM Martin Rugna/Lucas Berengua SMN-Argentina participation in RELAMPAGO-CACTI
12:00 AM Lunch 1 hour
Data QC afternoon. Chair: Adam Varble  
1:00 PM Chandrasekar V Chandra Overview of CHIVO radar observations during
1:30 PM Joshua Wurma DOWs, VACA, CSWR Mesonets and Soundings
2:00 PM Federico Renolfi RMA1 and other AR radars
2:30 PM Timothy Lang The RELAMPAGO Lightning Mapping Array:
Deployment, quality control, and data products
3:00 PM Coffee 30 min
3:30 PM Phillip Bitzer The Cordoba Argentina Marx Meter Array Products and
4:00 PM End  
Wednesday November 20th 2019  
Hydrology. Chair: Paola Salio  
8:30 AM Marcelo Garcia Hydrological response of mountain basins to intense storms.
9:00 AM Carlos Catalani Description of hydro meteorological data recorded by the flood risk management system of INA-CIRSA during RELAMPAGO
9:20 AM Francina Dominguez (remotely) Hydrometeorological Observations and Modeling
during the RELAMPAGO Campaign in Argentina.
9:40 AM Nicolas Guillen Use of RELAMPAGO data for Dams Operation
9:50 AM Coffee 30 min
Severe Weather. Chair: Jim Marquis  
10:20 AM Matt Kumjian (remotely) A Preliminary Analysis of Hail Pad Data from RELAMPAGO
10:40 AM Jeff Trapp Ongoing and planned RELAMPAGO-based research of the Trapp group
11:00 AM Karen Kosiba The role of boundaries in and environmental influences on potentially severe Argentinian convection: A multi-IOP analysis
11:20 AM Deanna Hence Environmental and storm-mode characteristics of hailstorms in Central Argentina
11:40 PM Luiz Machado The São Borja Downburst Observed During
RELAMPAGO: Evidences and a New Conceptual Model
12:00 AM Lunch 1 hour
Convective Initiation and Upscale Growth. Chair: Karen Kosiba  
1:00 PM Jim Marquis Preliminary analysis of convection initiation events
collected during the projec
1:20 PM Adam Varble Available Datasets and Preliminary Results From the Cloud, Aerosol, and Complex Terrain Interactions Experiment
1:40 PM Maite Cancelada CCN source regions during RELAMPAGO-CACTI field campaign
1:50 PM Paola Salio Preliminary results of Convection initiation areas associated with deep convection during RELAMPAGO-CACTI
2:10 PM Russ Schumacher High-Frequency Mobile Soundings in Convective Environments During RELAMPAGO: Overview and Preliminary Findings
2:30 PM Kristen Rasmussen (remotely) Ingredients supporting the upscale growth of organized convection in subtropical South America
2:40 PM IT Singh Numerical simulations of convection initiation over the Sierras de Córdoba mountains in Argentina
3:00 PM Angela Rowe (remotely) Convective Lifecycle Observations During RELAMPAGO
3:20 PM Steve Nesbitt A characterization of convective updraft modes in RELAMPAGO-CACTI

3:40 - 6:00 PM

Poster Session. Chair: Maria Eugenia Dillon
At university central hall -
coffee break will be available during the session.
1 Andre Antunes de Sa Lightning and electric field data collected by CU Boulder instrumentation during RELAMPAGO
2 Lluis Fita On the use of RELAMPAGO observations for the analysis of the atmospheric water budget on the storm of November 10th 2018
3 Casaretto Gimena Evaluation of forecast models over the complex terrain of the Sierras de Córdoba during the experiment RELAMPAGO- CACTI: a perspective towards the administration of water in the province.
4 Pal Sujan Hydrometeorological Modeling of Extreme Rainfall Events using WRF and WRF-Hydro during the RELAMPAGO Campaign in Argentina
5 Piscitelli Franco How and when do supercells and bow echoes develop in the Parana region of Argentina?
6 Ivan Arias Cross Validation of CSU-CHIVO and ARM-CSAPR2 during RELAMPAGO
7 Rivelli Zea Lina RELAMPAGO-CACTI Drop Size Distribution Observations and the Implications for Hydrologic Studies
8 Casanovas Candela Preliminary Results of DSD Variability over Convective Events during RELAMPAGO-CACTI
9 Pedernera Analia Laboratory measurements of ice nucleating particles number concentration at temperatures between -30°C and -50°C.
10 Simone Ines Study of deep convection with presence of overshooting tops during RELAMPAGO
11 Paola Corrales Assimilation of conventional observations in a deep convection case during RELAMPAGO using WRF-GSI-LETFK system
12 Maximiliano Viale Precipitating cloud properties across the Patagonian Andes as seen by GPM and surface data
13 Fiorela Bertone Historical series of thunderstorm days for the RELAMPAGO region
14 Nathan Kelly Sounding Analysis of IOP 17: December 13-14
15 Villagrán Asiares Constanza Relationship between the low and high atmosphere through the study of the Atmospheric Electrical Activity for the storm of November 10, 2018 (IOP 4)
16 Caragunis J.I.,
Cosme Patanella M.,
Emperador A., Iglesias M., Lopez Meyer S.,
Martinez D., Rodriguez M., Velazquez Y. and
Corrales P.
Citizen science during RELAMPAGO: Societal contribution to the analysis of severe weather
17 Arena Lucía Elizabeth Hailstones corresponding to two convective storms are crystallographically described and the storms are characterized by radar and satellite images
18 Villalobos Elver Quantifying the rain shadow in the Patagonia Andes
19 Bechis Hernán Processes leading to the origin of a dryline during the RELAMPAGO field campaign: a modeling study
20 de Lima Nascimento Ernani Analysis of the 13 November 2018 QLCS with bowing segment observed over northeastern Argentina and southern Brazil.
6:00 PM End

Thursday November 21st 2019  
Lightning. Chair: Russ Schumacher  
8:30 AM Steve Goodman GOES-16 Observations of High Impact Weather During RELAMPAGO
9:00 AM Larry Carey Science Applications of the UAH Cordoba Argentina Marx Meter Array (CAMMA) in Integrated Thunderstorm Case Studies
9:20 AM Wiebke Dierling Initial case study results using CU lightning data integrated with other RELAMPAGO data
9:40 AM Timothy Lang The RELAMPAGO Lightning Mapping Array: Preliminary scientific results and application to GLM calibration and validation
10:00 AM Coffee 30 min
10:30 AM Eldo Avila Electrical structure of two storms developed during RELAMPAGO campaign
10:50 AM Paloma Borque Insights from high resolution cloud top cooling rates and lightning observations of a severe weather event during RELAMPAGO-CACTI
Numerical modeling and Data Assimilation. Chair: Jeff Trapp  
11:10 AM Maria Eugenia Dillon A Rapid Refresh ensemble based Data Assimilation and Forecast system for the RELAMPAGO field campaign in Argentina
11:30 AM Paula Maldonado Impact of radar data assimilation on short-term ensemble forecasts for the 10 Nov 2018 supercell cas
11:50 AM Milagros Alvarez Imaz Sensitivity to atmospheric forcings and WRF physical set-up forecast skill on the initiation of an intense thunderstorm in Córdoba
12:00 AM Lunch 1 hour
1:00 PM Data Analysis Panel  
3:30 PM Coffee 30 min
4:00 PM Modeling Panel  
5:30 PM Closing Session  
6:00 PM End  

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