It was a pleasure meeting you

in Locarno, Switzerland, at the

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11th  European Conference

on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology

FULL HYBRID

EVENT

from 29th August

to 2nd September 2022

THANK YOU ALL!

340 participants and 8 exhibitors came to Locarno, 

120 people followed online! 

 

379 abstracts have been submitted.

Save the date for ERAD 2024 in Italy: 9 - 13 September 2024

Sapienza, Università di Roma, Rome, Italy

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POST CONFERENCE

The slides of the oral presentations given during the conference ERAD2022 can be accessed by clicking the button below.

The poster files presented during the conference ERAD2022 can be accessed by clicking the button below.

BOOK OF ABSTRACTS

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

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Book of abstracts 2022

FIRST HYBRID CONFERENCE

For the first time ERAD was fully hybrid. Participants could attend and present both in person in Locarno and from remote. For the filming and streaming ERAD2022 was professionally accompanied by the international film school “CISA” (Conservatorio Internazionale di Scienze Audiovisive - FILM Academy).

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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

ERAD2022 took place at the PalaCinema in Locarno, the “House of Cinema”, which is located in the historic center of Locarno.

LOCARNO

The city Locarno is built on the delta of the magnificent Maggia river, in the western part of Ticino. The Locarno region is surrounded by Lake Maggiore, a breathtaking alpine landscape and several beautiful valleys, such as the Verzasca and Maggia valleys.

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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 has been financially supported by

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REGISTRATION FEES

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES 2022

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)

VAT included

No refunds

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE  AND PARTICIPATION AT ERAD2022