Date¡G3-5 Novemeber 2010
(Taipei, Taiwan)

3, Novemeber 2010
08:30-09:00 Registration  
09:00-09:20 Opening Remarks  
09:20-09:50 Invited talk  
09:50-10:20 Group photo and coffee break  
10:20-12:20, Session I: Program Overview and Update
1.1 Overview and Update of SoWMEX/TiMREX Ben Jong-Dao Jou
1.2 TiMREX Storm Initiation locations for non-synoptically forced situations James Wilson
1.3 Precipitation system observations in monsoon season around the East China Sea from 2006 to 2010 Dong-In Lee
1.4 Brief Introduction of the Viet Nam National Hydro-Meteorological Activities Tran Thuc
1.5 A QPF experiment using VDRAS, WRF and data observed in 2008 SoWMEX IOP#8 Yu-Chieng Liou
1.6 Impact of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC GPS Radio Occultation and Dropwindsonde Data on WRF Simulations during the 2008 Mei-yu Season Fang-Ching Chien
1.7 Characteristics of the LLJ in shanghai during the Meiyu, pre-Meiyu and post-Meiyu Seasons Qinghong Zhang
12:20-13:20 Lunch break  
13:20-15:20 PM, Session II: Precipitation Systems in East Asian Summer Monsoon (I)
2.1 An Investigation on the Island Effects on Mei-Yu Jet/Front Systems and Rainfall Distribution Yi-Leng Chen
2.2 The Warm-Season Diurnal Rainfall Propagation in East Asia: An Update and Application in the Taiwan Mei-yu Season Chung-Chieh Wang
2.3 Statistical Characteristics of the Convective Lines off the Mountainous Coast of Southeastern Taiwan Cheng-Ku Yu
2.4 Radar Observation of Quasi-linear Convective Systems in Southern China Kun Zhao
2.5 Validation of the Results of the Cloud-Resolving Model with the Satellite Data of Infrared and Microwave Bands around the Taiwan Region during the Meiyu Season Taro Shinoda
2.6 The comparison study of precipitation simulation using different WRF doublemoment microphysics schemes for the SoWMEX IOP-4 case Ming-Jen Yang
15:20-15:50 Coffee break  
15:50-17:50 PM, Session III: Precipitation Systems in East Asian Summer Monsoon (II)
3.1 On the Vortex- Dipole Triggered Heavy Precipitation during the Mei-yu season of Taiwan Koung-Ying Liu
3.2 A Numerical Simulation of the Bowing Process of A Squall Line Associated with a Stationary Front in South China during 23-24 April 2007 Zhiyong Meng
3.3 A Subtropical Oceanic Mesoscale Convective Vortex Observed During SoWMEX/TiMREX Hsiao-Wei Lai
3.4 On the Extreme-rain-producing Long-lived MCSs during TiMREX: Possible Triggering and Maintenance Mechanisms Weixin Xu
3.5 A study of microphysical processes occurring in convection during TiMREX Angela K. Rowe
3.6 Characteristics of the raindrop size distribution in tropical maritime squall line observed in Taiwan (Case study) Sung-A Jung
18:20-20:20 welcome dinner  
4, Novemeber 2010
08:40-10:20 AM, Session IV: Precipitation Systems in East Asian Summer Monsoon (III)
4.0 Analysis of the LaGrange Tornado during VORTEX2: Photogrammetric Analysis combined with Single-Doppler Radar Data Roger M. Wakimoto
4.1 Sensitivity of VDRAS Wind Analysis with Respect to Input Radar Data Quality Juanzhen Sun
4.2 A comparison of SoWMEX/TiMREX wind observations with VDRAS and WRF 3-D wind fields on 31 May 2008 Amanda R. S. Anderson
4.3 Dynamics and Convective Precipitation on a Conditionally Unstable Flow with a Lowlevel Downshear over a Mesoscale Mountain Ridge Xuwei Bao
4.4 A Kaohsiung waterspout observed under weak southwesterly flow on 7 July 2010 Ching-Hwang Liu
4.5 Development mechanisms of Mesoscale Convective Systems accompanied with the Chang-ma front in 9-10 July 2007 Jong-Hoon Jeong
10:20-10:40 Coffee break  
10:40-12:20 AM, Session V: Tropical Cyclone
5.1 Dynamical Downscaling of Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Genesis by the IPRC Regional Climate model Yuqing Wang
5.2 The relationship between the VAD wind and orographic heavy rainfall of southwest Taiwan induced by typhoon circulation Lei Feng
5.3 Typhoon simulation using the 3-dimensional atmosphere-ocean regional coupled model, CReSS-NHOES Mayumi. K. Yoshioka
5.4 The Impact of Typhoons Over the Pacific (ITOP) Project Overview, Deployment and Observational Strategies Jim Moore
5.5 Roles of Steering Flow, Latent Heating, and Taiwan Topography on the track of Typhoon Morakot (2009) Chung-Chieh Wang
5.6 Reexamination of Trends related to Tropical Cyclone Activity over the Western North Pacific Basin Jinjie Song
5.7 Trend Discrepancies among Three Best-Track Datasets of the Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclones Yuan Wang
12:20-13:40 Lunch break  
13:40-15:20 PM, Session VI: SPOL Application and Severe Weather Study
6.1 The Rainfall Estimation Using the X-band Radar Data during SoWMEX/TiMREX Tai-Chi Chen Wang
6.2 Remote Sensing of Water Vapor Using Ground-based Microwave Radiometer Jothiram Vivekanandan
6.3 Antenna Polarization Errors and Biases in Polarimetric Variables for Simultaneous Horizontal and Vertical Transmit Radars John Hubbert
6.4 An evaluation of simulated cloud properties by a two-moment Cloud microphysics scheme by observations from SoWMEX/TiMREX Wenhua Gao
6.5 Mesoscale Boundaries and Storm Initiation during SoWMEX/TiMREX Radian R.-G. Hsiu
6.6 Characteristics of the Drop Size Distribution for Freezing Precipitation Observed in Southern China Baojun Chen
15:20-15:40 Coffee break  
15:40-16:40 PM, Session VII: Storm Analysis and Forecasting
7.1 Boundary Layer and Precipitation Studies Using ISS, Radar and Disdrometers During the Southwesterly Monsoon Rainfall Experiment (SoWMEX/TiMREX). Pay-Liam Lin
7.2 Estimates of Liquid Water Path and Rainfall Intensity using Ground-Based Dual-Frequency Passive Microwave Radiometer Measurements Nan-Ching Yeh
7.3 Study of the role of latent heating in upper-level cold-core low formation during Meiyu season Mark Yin-Mao Wang
7.4 The Mesoscale feature of the Interaction between Typhoon Morakot (2009) and the Southwesterly Flow Chih-Hsien Wei
7.4 Sensitivity of Numerical Simulation of Typhoon Saomai (2006) to Cloud Microphysical Parameterizations Ming Jie
7.5 Evolution of an Arctic ¡§Bomb¡¨: Impacts of atmosphere¡Vocean¡Vice coupled dynamics Lujun Zhang
7.6 Regional Climate Simulation of China during 1982-2002 Using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model Jianping Tang
16:40-17:00 Closing Remarks  
17:20 Dinner  
19:00 Depart form CWB to Yi-Lan  
5, Novemeber 2010
Field excursion Visit Yi-Lan Weather Station and Northeast Coast of Taiwan  

Date¡G20-22 October 2009
(VENUE: 310 conference room, Central Weather Bureau, Taipei)

20, October 2009
08:30-09:00 Registration  
09:00-09:20 Opening remark  
09:20-14:00, Session I: Case Analysis (I)
1.1 Diagnostic studies using SoWMEX/TiMREX sounding data Richard H. Johnson
1.2 Case study of the MCS of June 14-16 during TiMREX Edward Zipser
1.3 Case study of the storm on 20 June 2008 during SoWMEX/TiMREX Wen-Chau Lee
10:40-11:00 Coffee break  
11:00-12:20, Session II: Case Analysis (II)
2.1 Convective initiation assisted by orography Robert Fovell
2.2 An investigation of the 8 June 2007 heavy rainfall event in central Taiwan Chung-Chieh Wang
2.3 Precipitation characteristics and associated environment regimes during SoWMEX/TiMREX Ben Jong-Dao Jou
12:20-13:40 Lunch break  
13:40-15:20, Session III: Monsoon Rainfall Analysis
3.1 Precipitation system observations in monsoon season around the East China Sea from 2006 to 2009 Dong-In Lee
3.2 Observations of surface energy, water and momentum fluxes and the derived land characteristics during Asia summer monsoon in Taiwan Ben-Jei Tsuang
3.3 Development of a three-dimensional detection algorithm for precipitation cells in East Asia during the Meiyu/Baiu period Taro Shinoda
3.4 Oceanic rainfall estimation from TMI observations by using mesoscale cloud model and microwave radiative transfer model Wann-Jin Chen
15:10-15:40 Coffee break  
15:40-17:20, Session IV: Microphysics
4.1 A modeling study of microphysical features for the rainfall event on 1-3 June 2008 during the SoWMEX/TiMREX Ming-Jen Yang
4.2 Scale invariance of drop-size concentrations Hsiao-Ming Hsu
4.3 The role of diurnal solenoidal circulation on propagating rainfall episodes near the eastern Tibetan Plateau Hsiao-Ling Huang
4.4 Budget analysis of drop size distribution: A case study during SoWMEX/TiMREX Chih-Chien Tsai
4.5 Data support for SoWMEX/TiMREX: An update James Moore
21, October 2009
09:00-10:40, Session V: Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting
5.1 Rapid update low-level analysis using radar, surface mesonet, and model data over Taiwan: Preliminary study based on TiMREX Data Juanzhen Sun
5.2 Impact of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC GPS radio occultation and dropwindsonde data on regional model predictions during the 2008 Mei-yu season Fang-Ching Chien
5.3 Assimilate the ground-base GPS ZTD/PWV observations in CWB WRF Jing-Shan Hong
5.4 The preliminary results of a Doppler radar data 4DVAR experiment during 2008 SoWMEX IOP-8 Shao-Fan Chang
5.5 The performance of CWB NFS during SoWMEX Tzay-Ming Leou
10:40-11:00 Coffee break  
11:00-12:20, Session VI:Nowcasting
6.1 TiMREX to operations: The vision unfolding James Wilson
6.2 Analysis of atmospheric stability during selected events from SoWMEX/TiMREX Rita Roberts
6.3 The vertical structure of precipitation studies using UHF radar weather radar and disdrometer during TiMREX/SoWMEX Pay-Liam Lin
6.4 Humidity corrections in TiMREX upper-air soundings and their impact on convective parameters Paul E. Ciesielski
12:20-13:40 Lunch break  
13:40-15:00, Session VII: Tropical Cyclone
7.1 Preliminary Study on Characteristics of Radar echo under the Influence of Typhoon-introduced Southwest Flow Chih-Hsien Wei
7.2 Preliminary analysis of heavy rainfall in the southwest Taiwan induced by typhoon circulation Lei Feng
7.3 S-Pol radar refractivity in TiMREX/SoWMEX Part I: Data processing and quality assurance Ya-Chien Feng
7.4 S-Pol radar refractivity in TiMREX/SoWMEX Part II: Project-long characterizations and case studies Tammy M. Weckwerth
15:00-17:00 Coffee break  
15:00-17:00, Session VIII: Student Poster Session/Coffee Break
8.1 Severe pre-frontal convective systems observed during Mei-Yu season Shao-Chin Hunag
8.2 Subtropical oceanic mesoscale convective vortex observed during SoWMEX/ TiMREX Hsiao-Wei Lai
8.3 S-Pol Mesoscale boundaries and thunderstorm initiation during SoWMEX/TiMREX Rong-Guang Hsiu
8.4 A comparative study of the snowfall events between Yusha and AnPu in Taiwan Li-Min Tsai
8.5 Moisture Impact on the Predictability of Numerical Model over China XiaoWen Tang
8.6 Investigation of possible method for classifying the cloud types using a disdrometer S.A. Jung
8.7 The synoptic characteristics of meso-scale vortex during the Mei-Yu season 2008 D.-E. Lin
8.8 Raindrop size distribution observed during SoWMEX/TiMREX Tzu-Chin Chen
8.9 The rainfall estimation using the X-band radar data during SoWMEX/TiMREX Xin-Hao Liao
8.10 Estimation of attenuation at X-band using propagation phase and differential reflectivity Wei-Yu Chang
22, October 2009
09:00-12:30, Session IX: Program Review/Science Team Meeting
9.1 Operation of SoWMEX 2009 and beyond Chia-Rong Chen

Date¡G5-7 Novemeber 2008
(Taipei, Taiwan)

5, Novemeber 2008
08:30-09:00 Registration  
09:00-09:30 Opening remark  
09:30-10:00 Coffee break and photo session  
10:00-12:00, Session I: Invited talks
01 Preliminary results from the SoWMEX/TiMREX sounding network Richard H. Johnson
02 Developing conceptual models for nowcasting heavy heavy rain over Taiwan Jim Wilson
03 Mountain or Plain: Where will it rain? Chris Davis
04 Summary of SoWMEX/TiMREX Field Phase Operations and Lessons Learned James Moore
05 Program Overview Ben J.-D. Jou
12:30-13:30 Lunch break  
13:30-15:10, Session II: Data status
06 Roadmap to a legacy sounding dataset for SoWEMX/TiMREX Paul Ciesielski
07 Simultaneous horizontal and vertical transmit radar data and polarization error John Hubbert
08 The vertical structure characteristics revealed from the preliminary polarimetric radar data analysis in SOWMEX/TIMREX Tai-Chi Chen, Wang
09 Rain and microphysical measurements during SoWMEX/TiMREX : Summary and data quality Gyuwon Lee
10 Japan radar data status during the SoWMEX/TiMREX period Lei Feng
15:10-15:40 Coffee break  
15:40-17:40, Session III: Preliminary results and discussion (A)
11 Identifying robust predictor features associated with heavy rainfall fall in southern Taiwan Rita Roberts
12 TEAM-R observations during SoWMEX/TiMREX and an example of multiple-radar wind synthesis Yu-Chieng Liou
13 Summary of South Ship soundings and preliminary results of application to the calibration of satellite water vapor retrievals Jian-Liang Wang
14 Planetary boundary layer observations using UAV during SoWMEX/TiMREX Jir-Ming Char
15 Planetary boundary layer and precipitation studies using UHF radar/ar/Integrated sounding system during SoWMEX/TiMREX Pay-Liam Lin
16 A modeling study of the rainfall event on 1-3 June 2008 (IOP4) during the SoWMEX/TiMREX Ming-Jen Yang
6, Novemeber 2008
8:30-10:10, Session IV: Preliminary results and discussion (B)
17 The KEOP 2007 and its Implication in Korea Dong-Kyou Lee
18 WRF data assimilation to improve 0-12 hour precipitation forecast using hybrid approaches Juanzhen Sun
19 Daily simulations around Taiwan area during the SoWMEX/TiMREX IOP in 2008 using the cloud resolving model Taro Shinoda
20 The relationship of lightning activity and hydrometeors from WISCDYMM cloud model in SoWMEX/TiMREX Po-Hsiung Lin
21 The research of synoptic pattern and regional model related to the heavy rainfall forecast Fu-Dien Tsai
10:10-10:30 Coffee break  
10:30-12:10, Session Preliminary V:Preliminaryresults results and discussion (C)
22 The characteristics of summer monsoon rainfall at the southwestern ocean, Korea Dong-In Lee
23 Introduction of SCHeREX(South China Heavy Rainfall Experiment, 2008-2009) Yunqi Ni
24 Mesoscale observations of the genesis of typhoon Fengshen(2008) during the PALAU field campaign Hiroyuki Yamada
25 Preliminary evaluations of polarimetric QPEs based on the S-pol data during SoWMEX/TiMREX Pao-Liang Chang
26 Storm observations using SPOL during SoWMEX/TiMREX Radian Rong Rong-Guang Hsiu
27 Preliminary analysis of the ground-based GPS PW observations during SoWMEX/TiMREX Jing-Shan Hong
12:10-13:50 Lunch break  
13:50-15:30, Session VI: Preliminary results and discussion (D)
28 Some Preliminary Numerical Results with WRF Hsiao-Ming Hsu
29 An impact study of dropsonde and FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC GPS RO data on WRF simulations during SoWMEX/TiMREX Fang-Ching Chien
30 Severe pre-frontal convective system observed during SoWMEX Ching-Hwnag Liu
31 Doppler Radar Analysis on the Line Echo Wave Patterns Associated with the Southwest Monsoon Flow Chih-Hsien Wei
32 A Case Study of the Low-level Mesoscale MesoscaleVortices observed on 5-6 June 2008 near Taiwan during SoWMEX/TiMREX Chung-Chieh Wang
33 Favorable Synoptic Conditions for Development of MCV during SoWMEX Hsiao-Wei Lai
15:30-16:00 Coffee break  
16:00-17:30, Session VII: Science Team meeting
Science Team meeting