Publications related to Algorithms and Upgrades For the WSR-88D Radars

2013

Melnikov, Valery, Dusan Zrnic, Mike Schmidt, and Richard Murnan, 2013: ZDR calibration issues in the WSR-88Ds (.pdf, 2.8 MB), NOAA/NSSL report, 55 pp.

2011

Andrić, J., 2011: Microphysical properties of ice crystal growth revealed in polarimetric radar data (.pdf, 7.8 MB), M.S. thesis, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 106 pp.

Kumjian, M., H. Reeves, and A. Ryzhkov, 2011: Polarimetric signatures in winter storms (.pdf 9.25 MB), NOAA/NSSL report, 27 pp.

Picca, J. and A. Ryzhkov, 2011: Polarimetric radar discrimination between small, large, and giant hail at S band (.pdf 518 kB), NOAA/NSSL report, 13 pp.

Schuur, T., and H. Reeves, 2011: Determination of winter precipitation types (.pdf 2.56 MB), NOAA/NSSL report, 20 pp.

Zhang, P., D. Zrnic, and A. Ryzhkov, 2011: Verification of Beam Blockage Correction by Comparison Between Radar QPE and Rain Gage Measurement (.pdf 146 kB), NOAA/NSSL report, 7 pp.

2010

Kumjian, M., J. Picca, S. Ganson, A. Ryzhkov, and D. Zrnic, 2010: Three body scattering signatures in polarimetric radar data (.doc, 1.7 MB), NOAA/NSSL report, 12 pp.

Melnikov V., R. Lee, and N. Langlieb, 2010: Hail reflectivity signatures from two adjacent WSR-88Ds: carrier frequency and calibration issues (.pdf, 1.27 MB). 26th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS), Atlanta, GA, USA, AMS, 8.5.

Ryzhkov, A., D. Zrnic, J. Krause, M. Kumjian, and S. Ganson, 2010: Discrimination between large and small hail, final report (.doc, 3.62 MB), NOAA/NSSL report, 18 pp.

Zhang, P., D. Zrnic, and A. Ryzhkov 2010: Partial Beam Blockage Correction Using Dual-Polarimetric Measurements Applied for Estimating VIL (.doc, 9.1 MB), NOAA/NSSL report, 18 pp.

2009

Melnikov, V., P. B. Chilson, D. B. Mechem, 2009: Extending the capabilities of the polarimetric WSR-88D: observations of cirrus clouds and moist layers (.pdf 1.05 MB). Preprints, 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Williamsburg, VA, USA, AMS, P3.1.

Melnikov, V., T. J. Schuur, A. V. Ryzhkov, 2009: Recognition of lightning echoes with the polarimetric WSR-88D (.pdf, 1.32 MB). Extended Abstracts, 34th Conference on Radar Metorology, Williamsburg, VA, USA, AMS, P13.8.

Melnikov, V. M., D. S. Zrnic, R. M. Rabin, R. B. Pierce, P. Zhang, 2009: Radar polarimetric signatures of fire plumes (.pdf, 752 kB). Extended Abstracts, 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS), Phoenix, AZ, USA, AMS, 15.2.

2008

Ivic, I., D. S. Zrnic, and S. M. Torres, 2008: NSSL's Dual-polarization Censoring Algorithm (.pdf, 56 kB), NOAA/NSSL report, 3 pp.

Ivic, I., D. S. Zrnic, and S. M. Torres, 2008: NSSL's Dual-polarization Censoring Algorithm Coefficient Table (.xls, 28 kB).

Melnikov, V. M., P. Zhang, D. S. Zrnic, and A. Ryzhkov, 2008: Recombination of Super Resolution Data and Ground Clutter Recognition for the Polarimetric WSR-88D (.pdf, 11.3 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 36 pp.

Zrnic, D., S. V. M. Melnikov, and I. Ivic, 2008: Processing to Obtain Polarimetric Variables on the ORDA (Final Version) (.doc, 1.48 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 60 pp.

2007

Bachman, S., 2007: Spectral Analyses of the Dual Polarizatin Doppler Weather Radar Data (.pdf, 15.8 MB), Ph.D. dissertation, The University of Oklahoma, 180 pp.

Zrnic, D., S. V. M. Melnikov, J. K. Carter, and I. Ivic, 2007: Calibrating Differential Reflectivity on the WSR-88D, Part II (.doc, 331 kB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 16 pp. (updated 27 Nov 2007)

2005

Torres, S., M. Sachidananda, and D. Zrnic, 2005: Signal Design and Processing Techniques for WSR-88D Ambiguity Resolution (.pdf, 3.86 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, Part 9, 112 pp.

Zrnic, D., S. V. M. Melnikov, and J. K. Carter, 2005: Calibrating Differential Reflectivity on the WSR-88D (.pdf, 223 kB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 34 pp.

2004

Bachmann, S., 2004: Analysis of Doppler Spectra Obtained with WSR-88D Radar from Non-stormy Environment (.pdf, 2.35 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 94 pp.

Melnikov, V.M., 2004: Simultaneous Transmission Mode for the Polarimetric WSR-88D (.pdf, 2.57 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 84 pp.

Torres, S., M. Sachidananda, and D. Zrnic, 2004: Signal Design and Processing Techniques for WSR-88D Ambiguity Resolution (.pdf, 4.77 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, Part 8, 154 pp.

2003

Melnikov, V. M., D. S. Zrnic, R. J. Doviak, and J. K. Carter, 2003: Calibration and Performance Analysis of NSSL's Polarimetric WSR-88D (.pdf, 4.15 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 77 pp.

Ryzhkov, A., 2003: Rainfall Measurements with the Polarimetric WSR-88D Radar (.pdf, 12.1 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 99 pp.

Schuur, T., P. Heinselman, and K. Scharfenberg, 2003: Overview of the Joint Polarization Experiment (JPOLE) (.pdf, 5.79 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 38 pp.

Schuur, T., A. Ryzhkov, and P. Heinselman, 2003: Observations and Classification of Echoes with the Polarimetric WSR-88D Radar (.pdf, 7.93 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 45 pp.

Torres, S., D. Zrnic, and Y. Dubel, 2003: Signal Design and Processing Techniques for WSR-88D Ambiguity Resolution (.pdf, 4.18 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, Part 7, 103 pp.

Zrnic, D., 2003: Cost Benefit Analysis (.doc, 44 kB), NOAA/NSSL report, 5 pp.

2002

Doviak, R. J., J. Carter, V. Melnikov, and D. S. Zrnic, 2002: Modification to the Research WSR-88D to Obtain Polarimetric Data (.pdf, 6.03 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 49 pp.

Sachidananda, M., 2002: Signal Design and Processing Techniques for WSR-88D Ambiguity Resolution (.pdf, 1.60 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, Part 6, 57 pp.

2001

Fang, M., and R. J. Doviak, 2001: Spectrum Width Statistics of Various Weather Phenomena (.pdf, 5.61 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 62 pp.

1998

Doviak, R. J., and D. S. Zrnic, 1998: WSR-88D Radar for Research and Enhancement of Operations: Polarimetric Upgrades to Improve Rainfall Measurements (.pdf, 7.01 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 110 pp. [Supplements and errata (.pdf, 156 kB) — updated 7 Aug 2013]

Torres, 1998: Ground Clutter Canceling with a Regression Filter (.pdf, 383 kB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 37 pp.

1986

Sachidananda, M. and D. S. Zrnic, 1986: Characteristics of Echoes from Alternately Polarized Transmission (.pdf, 1.88 MB), NOAA/NSSL Report, 64 pp.

Sirmans, D., D. S. Zrnic, and M. Sachidananda, 1986: Doppler Radar Dual Polarization Considerations for NEXRAD, NOAA/NSSL Report, Part I (.pdf, 2.74 MB), 109 pp.

Sirmans, D., D. S. Zrnic, and M. Sachidananda, 1986: Doppler Radar Dual Polarization Considerations for NEXRAD, NOAA/NSSL Report, Part II (.pdf, 1.75 MB), 70 pp.