in Switzerland, Locarno,

We invite you to join

the online/onsite hybrid conference ERAD 2022

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11th  European Conference

on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology

GET

INSPIRED

BY OUR

FULLY HYBRID

EVENT

from 29th August

to 2nd September 2022

TOP NEWS

379 ABSTRACTS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED!

300 participants and 8 exhibitors are coming to Locarno, 

80 people are registered online!

- Only online registration is still open - until 15th August - HERE -

  -   Extended Abstract submission is still open until 7th August - SUBMIT NOW -

- We are pleased to present the book of abstracts - HERE -

- The conference program is online - HERE -

REGISTRATION

We are happy to announce that the ERAD2022 conference will be held in Switzerland from 29 August to 2 September.

Because of COVID19, we have opted for a fully hybrid format: participants have the possibility to attend either remotely or onsite in Locarno.

 

Until 15th August 2022, only registration for ONLINE participation is still open, please use the botton below.

VAT included

No refunds

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

EARLY

31 May

REGULAR

30 June

LATE

ONLINE

175 CHF

225 CHF

275 CHF

(15th August)

ONSITE UPGRADE (if you already paid online fee)

245 CHF

295 CHF

345 CHF

(15th July)

ONLINE + ONSITE UPGRADE

420 CHF

520 CHF

620 CHF

(15th July)

Onsite registration includes: 
Full conference attendance - Ice-Breaker - Coffee breaks - 
Lunches - Social event.

Online registration includes:

Full conference attendance online.

Rates are in Swiss Francs (CHF) 
Exchange rate: 1CHF = 0.96EURO (May 2022)

 

BOOK OF ABSTRACTS

We are pleased to present the book of abstracts for ERAD2022.

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Book of abstracts 2022

 

KEYWORDS

Following the main keywords that will be targeted during the conference. 

1

METEOROLOGY

Microphysics

Particle size distributions 

Precipitation physics

Orographic precipitation

Climatological studies

2

APPLICATIONS

Hydrometeor classification

Solid precipitation

Hail

Mesoscale weather

Quantitative precipitation estimation QPE

Radar and raingauge integration

Nowcasting of precipitation 

Nowcasting of convection and thunderstorms

Hydrological applications

Nowcasting of debris flows and flash floods

NWP data assimilation 

NWP verification

End-to-end applications

Birds, insects, volcano ashes, wild fire and other non-meteorological targets

3

RADAR PROCESSING

Doppler and wind

Spectral processing

Advanced radar signal processing

Synergetic use of data from different sources

Artificial intelligence

Big data approaches

4

DATA QUALITY

Data quality and error structure

Clutter suppression

Uncertainty modelling and propagation

Verification of radar data using conventional and novel reference data (eg crowd sourcing)

5

ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

Hardware calibration and hardware monitoring 

Radar engineering

New transmitter, receiver, antenna solutions

Renewal and deployment of radar systems

Operational radar networks

Radar deployment for field experiments

Interferences (wind turbine, electromagnetic) 

Networking and mosaicking 

6

TECHNOLOGY

New and emerging radar technologies

Multi-frequency radar

Phased-array radars

Millimeter wavelength radars 

Space-borne radars

Airborne radars

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LOCATION

The conference will be held at Palacinema, a beautiful theatre inaugurated in 2017 in the city centre of Locarno for the International Film Festival Locarno.

 

Palacinema is located next to Piazza Grande, in walking distance from the train station, the lake and the hotel with preserved rooms.

ACCOMMODATION

Different hotel rooms, with different prices, have been arranged by the Ascona-Locarno Tourism Organization and they can still be booked for the ERAD 2022 conference. If you are interested in booking, please fill out the form by clicking the button below and the local Ascona-Locarno Tourism Organization will help you to find a room.

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View from Locarno Monti - Ticino

PROGRAM COMMITTEE 2022

An International committee

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ANNAKAISA VON LERBER

Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland

(chair of EUMETNET-OPERA)

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DANIEL MICHELSON

Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada (chair of ERAD 2004, chair of WMO IPET-OWR)

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DANIEL SEMPERE TORRES

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain (chair of ERAD 2006)

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DAVID BODINE

University of Oklahoma, USA (chair of AMS Radar 2023)

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DMITRI MOISSEEV

University of Helsinki, Finland

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EFRAT MORIN

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

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FRANK MARZANO

Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

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HIDDE LEIJNSE

KNMI, Netherlands (chair of ERAD 2018)

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KURTULUS ÖZTÜRK

Turkish State Meteorological Service, Turkey (chair of ERAD 2016)

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LUCA BALDINI

ISAC-CNR, Italy

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MARTIN HAGEN

DLR, Germany (chair of ERAD 2014)

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MIGUEL RICO-RAMIREZ

University of Bristol, UK

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REMKO UIJLENHOET

Wageningen University, Netherlands (chair of ERAD 2018)

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 2022

The Federal Office of Metereology and Climatology MetewoSwiss and L’École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL have been nominated on behalf of the international program committee to organize ERAD 2022 in Switzerland.

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ALEXIS BERNE

EPFL, Switzerland, chair of ERAD 2022

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URS GERMANN

MeteoSwiss, Switzerland, chair of ERAD 2022

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FRANZISKA KELLER 

MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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SILVIA RAO

MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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MARCO GABELLA

MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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GIONATA GHIGGI - SUPPORT CREW

EPFL, Switzerland

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MONIKA FELDMANN - SUPPORT CREW

EPFL, Switzerland

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DANIELE NERINI - SUPPORT CREW

MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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GRETA FORNERA - SUPPORT CREW

MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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CORINA ZEHNDER - SUPPORT CREW

MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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JESSICA CURATO - SUPPORT CREW

Mandated by MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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RACHEL VON DACH - SUPPORT CREW

Mandated by MeteoSwiss, Switzerland

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

The conference is financially supported by

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If you like to financially support the conference as well, we are pleased to present you the different options.

Please contact us: erad2022@meteoswiss.ch

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU