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  1. ABO & AMDAR Systems Operation
  2. ABO & AMDAR Use in & Impact on NWP
  3. Upper Air Comparisons
  4. ABO & AMDAR Use in Applications

NOAA, GSD References

ABO & AMDAR Systems Operation

Updated 20 July 2017

Author Year Title Published
Anderson, A. K 2006 AirDat system for ensuring TAMDAR data quality 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc
Baker, R., Curtis, R., Helms, D., Homans, A., Ford, B 2011 Studies of the Effectiveness of the
Water Vapor Sensing System, WVSS-II, in Supporting Airline Operations and Improving Air
Traffic Capacity
Second Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on
Weather- Air Traffic Management Integration, AMS Annual Meeting, Jan 2011, Seattle, WA
Barth, M.F., P.A. Miller, and A.E. MacDonald 2002 MADIS: The Meteorological Assimilation Data
Ingest System.
Symposium on Observations, Data Assimilation, and Probabilistic Prediction,
Orlando, FL , Amer. Meteor. Soc., 20-25
Braid, J. T., R. S. Collander, P. Boylan, W. R. Moninger, and B. G. Brown 2006a Overview
of the Great Lakes Fleet Experiment Supplemental PIREP Program.
10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere,Oceans, and Land Surface, Atlanta, GA,
Amer. Meteor. Soc
Brewster, K.A., S.G. Benjamin, and R. Crawford 1989 Quality control of ACARS meteorological observations--A preliminary data survey. Preprints, Third Int. Conf. on the Aviation Weather System. Anaheim, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 124-129.
Cornman, L. B., C. Morse, and G. Cunning 1993 Estimation of "State-of-the-Atmosphere" turbulence Metrics from real-time, in-situ aircraft measurements. Preprints, 5th Conference on Aviation Weather Systems, Vienna, VA, Arner. Meteor. Soc.
Cornman, L. B. , M. Poellot, D. Mulally, and P. Schaffner 2006 Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) Sensor Eddy Dissipation Rate Performance in UND Citation II Flight Tests. 12th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.
Cunning, J. 2000 Commercial aircraft provided weather data. Preprints, Fourth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems. Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 45-48.
Daniels, T. S. 2002 Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) Sensor Development. SAE Paper 2002-01-1523, April 2002
Daniels, T. S., G. Tsoucalas, M. Anderson, D. Mulally, W. Moninger, R. Mamrosh 2004 Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) Sensor Development. 11th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM) , AMS, Hyannis, MA
Daniels, T. S., W. R. Moninger, R. D. Mamrosh 2006 Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) Overview. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation
Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Dey, c., R. C. Martin and R. Peterson 1991 The Meteorological Data Collection and Reporting System (MDCRS): System Overview and Benefits. Postprmt, NWS Aviation Weather Workshop, Kamas City
Ding, J., X. Zhuge, Y. Wang, and A. Xiong 2015 Evaluation of Chinese Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay (AMDAR) Weather Reports. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 982–992, https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00145.1
Drüe, C., W. Frey, A. Hoff, and T. Hauf 2008 Aircraft-type specific errors in AMDAR weather reports from commercial aircraft. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 134, 229–239
Fleming, R. J. 1996 The use of commercial aircraft as platforms for environmental measurements. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 77, 2229-2242
Fleming, R. J. 2001 A conceptual plan for a national implementation of a commercial aircraft
water vapor sensing system.
FAA Report, January 15, 2001, 62 pp
Fleming, R., May, R. 2004 The 2nd Generation Water Vapor Sensing System and Benefits of Its Use on Commercial Aircraft for Air Carriers and Society. SpectraSensors (2004), 21 pp.,
Fleming, Rex 2006 The WVSS-II: A commercial aircraft sensor for water vapor information. 10th Symposium on IOAS-AOLS, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Paper 9.4.
Fournier, Gilles 2006 Development of the Canadian aircraft meteorological data relay (AMDAR) program and plans for the future. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.
Gaubert, Jean-Marc 2016 Currently Developing and Future
Communications and Technology Impact on
AMDAR
WMO Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation, Instruments and Observing Methods, IOM Report, No. 123
Helms, D., Hoff, A., Smit, H., Taylor, S. and Carlberg, S. 2010 Advancements in the AMDAR Humidity
Sensing
WMO Technical Conference and Environmental Instruments and Methods of Observation, TECO-2010 Session 2, August 2010, Helsinki, Finland
Hoff, A. 2010 Advancements in the AMDAR Humidity Sensing Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observations, Technical Conference on Meteorological and Environmental Instruments and Methods of Observation (CIMO-TECO) 30 August–8 September 2010, Helsinki, Finland
Jamison, B., and W. R. Moninger 2002 An Analysis of the Temporal and Spatial Distribution of ACARS data in support of the TAMDAR program. 10th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), AMS, Portland, OR
Mamrosh, R.D.; Brusky, E. S.; Last, J. K.; Moninger, W. R.; and Daniels, T. S 2005 The TAMDAR Great Lakes Fleet Experiment. Ninth Symposium on Intergrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society, January 2005, paper IOAS-AOLS 5.1
Martin, R. C., M. M. Wolfson, and R. G. Hallowell 1993 MDCRS: Aircraft observations collection and uses. Fifth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, Vienna, VA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 317-321.
Moninger, W. R., and P. A. Miller 1994 ACARS quality control, monitoring, and correction. Preprints,
10th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, Portland, OR, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 4–6
Moninger, W. R., R. D. Mamrosh, and P. M. Pauley 2003 Automated meteorological reports from commercial aircraft, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84, 203-216.
Moninger, W. R., T. S. Daniels and R. D. Mamrosh 2006 Automated Weather Reports from Aircraft: TAMDAR and the U.S. AMDAR Fleet. 12th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Moninger WR, Benjamin SG, Jamison BD, Schlatter TW, Smith TL, Szoke EJ 2010 Evaluation of
regional aircraft observations using TAMDAR.
Wea Forec. 2010;25(2):627–645
Moosakhanian, A., S. Schmidt, E. R. Dash, P. Stough, and T. S. Daniels 2006 FAA NASA Collaboration on Automated Aircraft Weather Observations Culminating in TAMDAR. 12th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Morone, L. L., 1986   The observational error of automated wind reports from aircraft. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 67,177–185.
Mulally, D and M. Anderson 2006 Assessment of TAMDAR System Performance on Various Aircraft Types. 12th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.
Murray, J. J. , L. A. Nguyen, T. S. Daniels , P. Minnis, P. R. Schaffner, M.F. Cagle, M. L. Nordeen,C.A. Wolff, M.V. Anderson, D. J. Mulally, K. R. Jensen, C. A. Grainger, and D. J. Delene 2005 Tropospheric Airborne
Meteorological Data and Reporting (TAMDAR) Icing Sensor Performance during the 2003/2004 Alliance Icing Research Study (AIRS II), AIAA-2005-0258.
43rd AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting & Exhibit, Reno,
NV, 10-13 January 2005
Painting, D. J. 2003 AMDAR reference manual. WMO, 84 pp  
Petersen, R., C. Dey, R.C. Martin, R.D. Londot, and G.T. Ligler 1992 The Meteorological Data Collection and Reporting System (MDCRS): System overview and benefits. National Weather Service Aviation Workshop. Kansas City, MO, National Weather Service, 251-255
Petersen, R., Cronce, L., Olson, E., Feltz, W., Helms, D., and Baker,R. 2010 WVSS-II Moisture Observations – A Tool for Validating and Monitoring Satellite Moisture Data. EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Córdoba, Spain, 20–24 September 2010
Richner, H., and T. Gutermann 1987 Vertical air motion and other meteorological parameters from commercial aircraft. Preprints, Sixth Symp. on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation. New Orleans, LA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 269-272
Smit, H.G.J., Sträter, W.: , 2005 Performance of a New Airborne Water Vapor Sensor (WVSS-II): Results from Tests in the FZJ Environmental Simulation Facility. Contribution to IAGOS - Annual Report Year #1 (May 2005 - April, 2006), Research Centre Jülich
Sparkman, J.K., J. Giraytys, and G.J. Smidt 1981 ASDAR: A FGGE real-time data collection system. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 62, 394-400.
Sprinkle, C.H. 1999 The AMDAR program. Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology. Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 552-556
Stickland, J.J. 1998 An assessment of two algorithms for automatic measurement and reporting of turbulence from commercial public transport aircraft. Report to the ICAO METLINK Study Group. Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia, 42 pp. + Appendices
Taylor S. 2006 E-AMDAR quality control & QEv centre. 9th WMO AMDAR Panel Meeting, Technical Workshop, Sept 25–26, 2006, Silver Spring, MD, USA
WMO 2014 The Benefits of AMDAR to Meteorology and Aviation WIGOS Technical Report 2014-1, Version 1, January 2014
Zaitseva, Y, G. Verner and R. Sarrazin 2006 Monitoring of GLFE TAMDAR at the Canadian Meteorological Centre. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

 

ABO & AMDAR Use in & Impact on NWP

Author Year Title Published
Baede, A.P.M., S. Uppala, and P. Kållberg 1983 Impact of aircraft wind data on ECMWF analyses and forecasts during the FGGE period, 8-19 November 1979. Preprints,Sixth Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction. Omaha, NE, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 213-219.
Barwell, B.R., and A.C. Lorenc 1985 A study of the impact of aircraft wind observations on a large-scale analysis and numerical weather prediction system.  Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 111, 103-129.

Benjamin, S. G., K. A. Brewster, R. L. Brummer, B. F. Jewett, T. W., Schlatter, T. L. Smith, and P. A. Stamus

1991 An isentropic three-hourly data assimilation system using ACARS aircraft observations. Mon. Wea. Rev.,119, 888–906.
Benjamin, S. G., W. R. Moninger, T. L. Smith, B. D. Jamison, and B. E. Schwartz 2006a TAMDAR aircraft impact experiments with the Rapid Update Cycle. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Benjamin, S.G., W. R. Moninger, T. L. Smith, B. D. Jamison, and B. E. Schwartz 2006b Impact of TAMDAR humidity, temperature, and wind observations in RUC parallel experiments. 12th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Benjamin, S. G., W. R. Moninger, T. L. Smith, B. D. Jamison, E. J. Szoke, T. W. Schlatter 2007 2006 TAMDAR impact experiment results for RUC humidity, temperature, and wind forecasts. 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS- AOLS), AMS, San Antonio, TX

Benjamin, Stanley G., Brian D. Jamison, William R. Moninger, Susan R. Sahm, Barry E. Schwartz, Thomas W. Schlatter

2010

Relative Short-Range Forecast Impact from Aircraft, Profiler, Radiosonde, VAD, GPS PW, METAR, and Mesonet Observations via the RUC Hourly Assimilation Cycle.

Mon. Wea. Rev. ,

138, 1319 –1343

Benjamin, S. G., B. D. Jamison, W. R. Moninger, S. R. Sahm, B. E. Schwartz, and T. W. Schlatter 2010 Relative short -range forecast impact from aircraft, profiler, radiosonde, VAD, GPS - PW, METAR and mesonet observations within hourly assimilation in the RUC. (IOAS- AOLS) AMS, Atlanta, GA

Braid, J. T., C. A. Wolff, A. Holmes, and M. K.  Politovich

2006b

Current Icing Potential (CIP) Algorithm with TAMDAR Data – A Verification Analysis.

10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.
Cardinali, C., L. Isaksen, and E. Andersson 2002 Use and impact of automated aircraft data in 4D-Var. ECMWF Tech. Memo 371, European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts, 43 pp.
Cardinali, C., L. Rukhovets, and J. Tenenbaum 2004 Jet stream analysis and forecast errors using GADS aircraft observations in the DAO, ECMWF, and NCEP models. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 764-779
Cole, R. E., C. Richard, S. Kim, and D. Bailey 1998 An assessment of wind field accuracy for ATM DST using the 60-km RUC augmented with real-time aircraft reports via the ITWS terminal wind algorithm. Project Rep. NASA/A-1, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Gao, F., X. Zhang, N. A. Jacobs, X.-Y. Huang, X. Zhang, and P. P. Childs 2012 Estimation of TAMDAR observational error and assimilation experiments. Wea. Forecasting, 27, 856-877
Jacobs, N. A, Y. Liu, and C. M. Druse 2006 Evaluation of temporal and spatial distribution of TAMDAR data in short -range mesoscale forecasts. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans , and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Jacobs, N. A, Y. Liu, and C. M. Druse 2007 The effects of vertical resolution on the optimization of TAMDAR data in short-range mesoscale forecasts. AMS Annual Meeting, 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS AOLS), AMS, San Antonio, TX
Landolt,S. D., M. K. Politovich and B. C. Bernstein 2006 TAMDAR icing data comparisons against RUC model fields. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc
Liao, J., and A. Xiong 2010 Introduction and quality analysis of Chinese aircraft meteorological data (in Chinese). J. Appl. Meteor. Sci., 21,206-213
Moninger, W. R., T. S. Daniels, R. Mamrosh, M. Barth, S. G. Benjamin, R. Collander, L. Ewy, B. Jamison, R. Lipschutz, P. Miller, B. Schwartz, T. Smith, and E. Szoke 2004 TAMDAR, the Rapid Update Cycle, and the Great Lakes Fleet Experiment. 11th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), AMS, Hyannis, MA
Moninger, W. R., S. Benjamin, R. Collander, B. Jamison, T. Schlatter, T. Smith, and E. Szoke 2007 TAMDAR/AMDAR data assessments using the RUC at NOAA's Global System Division. 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS- AOLS), San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc.
Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin, B. D. Jamison, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith, and E. J. Szoke 2009 TAMDAR jet fleets and their impact on Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) forecasts. 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), Phoenix, AZ, AMS
Moninger, W. M., S. G. Benjamin and B. D. Jamison 2010 Impacts on RUC short-term ceiling and visibility forecasts from high-resolution data. (IOAS-AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Nelson, J. , J. T. Braid, A. K. Anderson, N. A. Jacobs, P. Childs, M. Croke, and A. Huffman 2013 Alaska TAMDAR and the RTFDDA WRF QC System ARAM, AMS, Austin, TX
Ralph Alvin Petersen† and Lee Cronce et al 2016 On the Impact and Future Benefits of AMDAR Observations in Operational Forecasting: Part II: Water Vapor Observations Bulletin of the AMS, BAMS-D-14-00211.1
Ralph Alvin Petersen, Lee Cronce, Richard Mamrosh and Randy Baker 2015 A report to the World Meteorological Organization on the impact and benefits of AMDAR temperature, wind and moisture observations in operational weather forecasting

WMO WIGOS Technical Report 2015-1

and

UW SSEC Publication No.15.06.P1

Pouponneau, B., F. Ayrault, T. Bergot, and A. Joly 1999 The impact of aircraft data on an Atlantic cyclone analyzed in terms of sensitivities and trajectories. Wea. Forecasting, 14, 67-83
Rukhovets, L., J. Tenenbaum, and M. Geller 1998 The impact of additional aircraft data on the Goddard Earth Observing System analyses. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 2927-2941
Schwartz, B.E., S.G. Benjamin, S.M. Green, and M.R. Jardin 2000 Accuracy of RUC-1 and RUC-2 wind and aircraft trajectory forecasts by comparison with ACARS observations.  Wea. Forecasting, 15, 313-326
Szoke, E., R. S. Collander, B. D. Jamison, T. L. Smith, S. G. Benjamin, W. R. Moninger, T. W. Schlatter, and B. Schwartz 2007 Impact of TAMDAR data on RUC short-range forecasts. 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conf.,  Park City, Utah, Amer. Meteor. Soc
Szoke, E. J., Benjamin, S. G., Dash, E., Jamison, B. D., Moninger, W. R., Moosakhanian, A., Schlatter, T. W., Schwartz, B. E., Smith, T. L. 2008 Effect of meteorological observations from aircraft on NWP short term forecasts of aviation impact fields including precipitation, ceiling, and visibility, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2008. April 13 - 18, 2008, Vienna, Austria
Szoke, E.J., S.G. Benjamin, R. S. Collander, B.D. Jamison, W.R. Moninger, T. W. Schlatter, B. Schwartz, and T.L. Smith 2008 Effect of TAMDAR on RUC short- term forecasts of aviation impact fields for ceiling, visibility, reflectivity, and precipitation AMS, 13th Conference on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, New Orleans, LA
Wang, H. and X. Y. Huang 2012 TAMDAR Observation Assimilation in WRF 3D Var and its Impact on Hurricane Ike (2008) Forecast. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters. 5, 3, 206-213.
Zhang, Y., Y. Liu, P. Childs, A. Huffman, and T. Nipen 2011 Evaluation of TAMDAR Data Impact on 4 -km CONUS WRF based RTFDDA Simulations and Warm season Convection Prediction. 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Seattle, WA
Zhang, Xiaoyan, X. Y. Huang, T. Auligne, Xin Zhang, F. Gao, N. Jacobs, P. Childs 2012 Evaluation of TAMDAR Data Impact on Forecast Error with WRFDA FSO System AMS, New Orleans, LA
Zhu, Y., J. Derber, R. Purser, B. Ballish, and J. Whiting 2015 Variational correction of aircraft temperature bias in the NCEP's GSI analysis system. Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 3774–3803. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-14-00235.1

 

Upper Air Comparisons

Author Year Title Published
Ballish, B., and K. Kumar 2006 Comparison of aircraft and radiosonde temperature biases at NCEP. 1706 November 2008. Preprints, 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface(IOAS-AOLS), Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 3.5
Ballish, B. A., and K. Kumar 2008 Investigation of Systematic Differences in Aircraft and Radiosonde Temperatures with Implications for NWP and Climate Studies Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., May 2008.
Bedka, S., W. F. Feltz, E. R. Olson, R. A. Petersen, and K. M. Bedka 2006 TAMDAR thermodynamic and dynamic state validation using rawinsonde data from TAVE. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Bedka, S., Petersen, R., Feltz, W., and Olson, E. 2006 Evaluation of the WVSS-II Sensor Using Co-located In-situ and Remotely Sensed Observations 7th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling: Needs and Technologies, Boulder, CO, 11-17 June 2006
Benjamin, S. G., and B. Schwartz 1999 Accuracy of ACARS wind and temperature observations determined by collocation. Wea. Forecasting, 14, 1032-1038.
Brusky, E. S., and S. Luchs 2006 A Preliminary Comparison of TAMDAR Aircraft and NWS Radiosonde Sounding Data. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS - AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Daniels, T. S., J. J. Murray, C. A. Grainger, D. K. Zhou, M. A. Avery, M. F. Cagle, G. Tsoucalas, P. Schaffner, and R. T. Neece 2004 Validation of Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) Temperature, Relative Humidity, and Wind Sensors During the 2003 Atlantic THORPEX Regional Campaign and the Alliance Icing Research Study (AIRS II). 11th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), AMS, Hyannis, MA
Feltz, W. F., E. Olson, S. Bedka, K. Bedka, J. Short, and T. S. Daniels 2006 Highlights of the TAMDAR AERIbago Validation Experiment (TAVE) in Memphis, Tennessee. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Lord, R. J., W. P. Menzel, and L. E. Pecht 1984 ACARS Wind Measurements: An Intercomparison with Radiosonde, Cloud Motion, and VAS Thermally-Derived Winds. J. Oceanic and Atmos. Tech., 1, 131-137.
Mamrosh, R. D., R. Baker, and T. Jirikowic 2002 A comparison of ACARS WVSS and NWS radiosonde, temperature and moisture data. Preprints. Sixth Symposium On Integrated Observing Systems, Orlando, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 275-280.
Mamrosh, R., Gillis, J., Petersen, R., and Baker, R 2006 A Comparison of WVSS-II and NWS Radiosonde Temperature and Moisture Data 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), Atlanta, GA, 28 January-2 February 2006
Murray, J. J., L. A. Nguyen, T. S. Dainies, P. Minnis, P. R. Schaffner, M. F. Cagle, M. L. Nordeen, C. A. Wolff, M. V. Anderson, D. J. Mulally, K. R. Jensen, C. A. Granger, D. J. Delene 2005 Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data and Reporting (TAMDAR) Icing Sensor Performance during the 2003/2004 Alliance Icing Research Study (AIRS II). 43rd Aerospace Sciences Conference. AIAA 2005-0259. Reno, NV
Murray, J. J., P. R. Schaffner, C. A. Grainger, D. Delen, C. A. Wolff, P. Minnis, L. Nguyen, V. E. Delnore, and T. S. Daniels 2004 Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) icing sensor performance during the2003 Alliance Icing Research Study (AIRS II). 11th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), AMS, Hyannis, MA.
Nguyen, L., J. J. Murray, P. Minnis, D. P. Garber, J. K. Ayers, D. A. Spangenberg, and M. L. Nor deen 2006 Comparison of TAMDAR GLFE Icing Reports with NASA Advanced Satellite Aviation weather Products (ASAP) In flight Icing Parameters. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA.
Ralph Alvin Petersen† and Lee Cronce et al 2016 On the Impact and Future Benefits of AMDAR Observations in Operational Forecasting: Part II: Water Vapor Observations Bulletin of the AMS, BAMS-D-14-00211.1
Petersen, R. A., and W. R. Moninger 2006 Assessing two different commercial aircraft based sensing systems. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Ralph Alvin Petersen, Lee Cronce, Richard Mamrosh and Randy Baker 2015 A report to the World Meteorological Organization on the impact and benefits of AMDAR temperature, wind and moisture observations in operational weather forecasting

WMO WIGOS Technical Report 2015-1

and

UW SSEC Publication No.15.06.P1

Petersen, R. A., Feltz, W., Bedka, S., and Olson, E.   Results of the November 2006 WVSS-II - Rawinsonde Intercomparison Study. report for NOAA/NWS/OST, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Petersen, R., Cronce, L., Feltz, W., Olson, E., and Helms, D. 2010 WVSS-II MOISTURE OBSERVATIONS: A tool for validating and monitoring satellite moisture data. 2010 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 22 September 2010, Cordoba, Spain
Schwartz, B. E., and S. C. Benjamin 1995 A Comparison of Temperature and Wind Measurements from ACARS-Equipped Aircraft and Rawinsondes. Wea. Forecasting, 10, 528-544.

 

ABO & AMDAR Use in Applications

Author Year Title Published
Baker, R., Curtis, R., Helms, D., Homans, A., and Ford, B. 2011 Studies of the effectiveness of the water vapor sensing system, WVSS-II, in supporting airline operations and improved air traffic capacity 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 22-27 January 2011
Brusky, E. S., and R. D. Mamrosh 2006 The Utility of Aircraft Soundings in Assessing the Near Storm Environment. 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, AMS, St. Louis, MO.
Brusky, E. S., and P. Kurimski 2006 The Utility of TAMDAR Regional Aircraft Sounding Data in Short term Convective Forecasting. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS - AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Decker, R., R. D. Mamrosh, and C. E. Weiss 1999 ACARS Operational Assessment - Description and Interim Results. Preprints, Third Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 24-27
Fischer, A. 2006 The Use of TAMDAR (Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting) as a Convective Forecasting Supplement in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS -AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA
Huang, Z., Y. X. Li, H. Wang, W. H. Li 2006 Application of AMDAR Data to Weather Forecast. Meteorological Monthly, 32, 9, pp. 42-48.
Kurimski, P. G., and P. Schumacher 2005 The use of TAMDAR aircraft weather data in convective forecasting. Preprints, Second Midwest Extreme and Hazardous Weather Conf. Champaign, IL, Amer. Meteor. Soc
Kurimski, P., and E. S. Brusky 2006 Applications of Aircraft Sounding Data in Short term Convective Forecasting. 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, AMS, St. Louis, MO
Labas, K. M., R. W. Arritt and C. J. Anderson 1999 Use of ACARS Data to Improve Lake Breeze Forecasts Preprints, Third Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, New Orleans, LA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 17-22
Lese, A., and J. Ammerman 2008 The importance of ACARS data in evaluating the near-storm environment of a nocturnal QLCS event. 24th Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems, New Orleans, LA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P2.2
Mamrosh, R.D. 1993 The Use of Aircraft-Reported Temperatures for Determining Precipitation Type. ER Technical Attachment 93, Number 10A, 8 pp
Mamrosh, R. D. 1998 The use of high-frequency ACARS soundings in forecasting convective storms. Preprints, 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 106-108.
Mamrosh, R. D., R. Decker, and C. E. Weiss 2001 Field forecaster evaluation of ACARS data - results of the NAOS ACARS assessment. Preprints, 5th Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 184-190.
Mamrosh, R. D., E. S. Brusky, J. K. Last, E. Szoke, W. R. Moninger, and T. S. Daniels 2005a Applications of TAMDAR aircraft data reports in NWS forecast offices Preprints, 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 9.4
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