RainGain Conference: videos of the orals are now online

 

8-9 June 2015: RainGain Conference organised by HM&CO at École des Ponts ParisTech

COP21 RAINGAIN CONFERENCE "RESEARCHERS & WATER MANAGERS PREPARING CITIES FOR A CHANGING CLIMATE"

CONFÉRENCE RAINGAIN COP21 CHERCHEURS ET GESTIONNAIRES DE LEAU PRÉPARENT LA VILLE POUR LE CLIMAT EN ÉVOLUTION” 

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Block 1
Monday 8th of June 2015
 
Chairs: Geoff Austin, Daniel Schertzer
Presentations:
- Welcome by the ENPC Director, Françoise Preteux
- Welcome and project overview by the RainGain coordinator, Marie-Claire ten Valdhuis (TU Delft)
- Frederic Barbaresco (Thalès): Ultra-Fast & High Resolution Rainfall measurement for Airport Runway Excursion with Solid-State Electronic Scanning Radar
- Eric Knapp (University of Massachusetts): Alternative Business Model Hypotheses for Widespread deployment of X Band Radars
- Hermann Russchenberg (TU Delft): Radar rainfall studies: of raindrop shapes and showers
 
 
Block 2
Monday 8th June 2015
 
Chairs: Remko Uijlenhoet, Susana Ochoa Rodriguez
Presentations:
- Patrick Willems(RainGain/KU Leuven): RainGain WP2 Overview : Fine-scale rainfall data acquisition and prediction
- Dong In Lee (Pukyong National University): Development of high resolution spatio-temporal radar data using a network of operational polarimetric X-band radars
- Andrea Antonini (Consorzio LAMMA, Toscana): A regional X-band radar network
- Anna Schmitt (Deutscher Wetterdienst,DWD): The German Radar Precipitation Climatology and its Application Possibilities
 
 
Block 3
Monday 8th June 2015
 
Chairs: Dong In Lee, Katharina Lengfeld
Presentations:
- Geoff Austin (Met service Singapore / Auckland University): The impact of high resolution initialization of NWP models on their ability to make short term quantitative precipitation estimates
- Olivier Caumont (Météo-France): Weather radar data assimilation for high-resolution quantitative precipitation forecasting at Météo-France: Status and plans
- Tobias Mosthaf (Universität Stuttgart): Stochastic gridded multi-site simulation of hourly rainfall
- Nawal Akrour (LATMOS, UVSQ): Generation of 2D rain maps with realistic properties: methodology and results.
- Sean Lovejoy (McGill University): Space-time weather and macroweather precipitation models
 
 
Block 4
Monday 8th June 2015
 
Chairs: Chairs: Marie-Claire ten Veldhuis, Eric Knapp
Presentations:
- Cedo Maksimovic (RainGain/Imperial College London) RainGain WP3 Overview : Modelling and prediction of urban pluvial flood 
- Susana Ochoa-Rodriguez (RainGain/Imperial College London): Spatio-temporal rainfall input resolution requirements for urban drainage modelling: a multi-catchment investigation
- Morten Grum (Kruger): Radars and Weather Nowcasts Adding Value to Wastewater Management
- Emmanuel Moreau (Novimet): Accurate measurement of precipitation by X-band radar: Hydrological Applications in the Maritime Alps
- Li Li (University of Hamburg): 2D hydrodynamics of Pearl River Estuary using D-Flow Flexible Mesh
- Christine Poulard (Irstea): From rainfall fields to flood hazard and flood risk: advantages of (semi-) continuous simulation
 
Block 5
Tuesday 9th June 2015, Morning
 
Chairs: Johan Van Assel, Auguste Gires
- Marie-Claire ten Veldhuis (RainGain/TU Delft): RainGain WP4 Overview : Implementation of rainfall data and flood modelling into urban water management
- Stefan Kramer (Institute for Technical and Scientific Hydrology Ltd., Hanover): Real time radar data correction for operational sewer management in the City of Hamburg
- Soren Thorndahl (Aalborg University, Denmark): Towards real-time modelling of drainage systems with radar rainfall inputs
- Luke Sutherland - Stacey (WeatherRadar.co.nz / Auckland University): High resolution radar observations from a mobile radar X-Band radar in support of urban waste water infrastructure.
- Robert J.Moore (CEH, UK): Distributed flood forecasting from countrywide to urban scales
 
Block 6
Tuesday 9th June 2015, Morning
 
Chairs: Robert Moore, Ioulia Tchiguirinskaia
Presentations:
- Remko Uijlenhoet (Wageningen Univ. / KNMI): Urban rainfall estimation in Rotterdam employing commercial microwave links
- Katharina Lengfeld (Univ Hamburg / Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia, Spain): Urban - High-Resolution Precipitation Product for rainfall-runoff simulations: Combining C-Band and Local X-Band Radar Data
- Katie Norman (UK Met Office): High resolution rainfall products from the UK weather radar network.
- Tsuyoshi Nakatani (NIED, Japan): Introduction of Tokyo Metropolitan Area Convection Study for Extreme Weather Resilient Cities (TOMACS)

The program and the book of abstracts are available on the conference page