in Switzerland, Locarno,
We invite you to join
the online/onsite hybrid conference ERAD 2022
11th European Conference
on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology
from 29th August
to 2nd September 2022
Following the main topics and keywords that will be targeted during the conference.
Particle size distributions
Quantitative precipitation estimation QPE
Radar and raingauge integration
Nowcasting of precipitation
Nowcasting of convection and thunderstorms
Nowcasting of debris flows and flash floods
NWP data assimilation
Birds, insects, volcano ashes, wild fire and other non-meteorological targets
Doppler and wind
Advanced radar signal processing
Synergetic use of data from different sources
Big data approaches
Data quality and error structure
Uncertainty modelling and propagation
Verification of radar data using conventional and novel reference data (eg crowd sourcing)
ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS
Hardware calibration and hardware monitoring
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
New and emerging radar technologies
Millimeter wavelength radars
We are looking forward to reading and evaluating the abstract of your scientific presentation. Submit your abstract here between the period of January 22nd to March 22nd 2022
Monte Lema - Ticino
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.
If you are sure to join ERAD2022 at least virtually, you are asked to register for the ONLINE participation.
The ONSITE UPGRADE option provides the participants the opportunity to upgrade their registration for their onsite presence during the summer.
Participants that are already sure to come to ERAD2022 in Locarno can select directly the ONLINE + ONSITE UPGRADE.
We have reserved a budget to support young researchers from institutions with limited travel budget. In addition, the Swiss Academy of Sciences scnat is sponsoring the travelling, accommodation and registration costs for one student. Applicants are asked to check the box for the “Reduced Registration Fee Program” in the abstract submission form and submit a curriculum vitae including birth date and a motivation letter signed by the head of the institute or employer to email@example.com by 15 April 2022.
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES
ONLINE + ONSITE UPGRADE
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 = approx. 0.96EURO (December 2021)
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.
The Ascona-Locarno Tourism Organization has pre-reserved hotel rooms in Locarno for the participants of ERAD-2022. There are rooms in different price categories. The pre-reserved rooms are blocked until May 28th 2022.
View from Locarno Monti - Ticino
PROGRAM COMMITTEE 2022
An International committee
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.
ANNAKAISA VON LERBER
Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland
(chair of EUMETNET-OPERA)
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada (chair of ERAD 2004, chair of WMO IPET-OWR)
DANIEL SEMPERE TORRES
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain (chair of ERAD 2006)
University of Oklahoma, USA (chair of AMS Radar 2023)
University of Helsinki, Finland
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
KNMI, Netherlands (chair of ERAD 2018)
Turkish State Meteorological Service, Turkey (chair of ERAD 2016)
DLR, Germany (chair of ERAD 2014)
University of Bristol, UK
Wageningen University, Netherlands (chair of ERAD 2018)
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 2022
EPFL, Switzerland, chair of ERAD 2022
MeteoSwiss, Switzerland, chair of ERAD 2022
GIONATA GHIGGI - SUPPORT CREW
DANIELE NERINI - SUPPORT CREW
GRETA FORNERA - SUPPORT CREW
CORINA ZEHNDER - SUPPORT CREW
JESSICA CURATO - SUPPORT CREW
Mandated by MeteoSwiss, Switzerland
RACHEL VON DACH - SUPPORT CREW
Mandated by MeteoSwiss, Switzerland