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Radar and lightning detection

Conference proceedings

2016

  • Poelman D. R., E. Goudenhoofdt, L. Delobbe and W. Schulz, 2016: Determining lightning outliers based on Belgian radar data to evaluate the performance of EUCLID, International Lightning Detection Conference, San Diego, USA (proceeding)
 

2015

  • de Vos L., H. Leijnse, M. Schmeits, H. Beekhuis, D. Poelman, L. Evers, and P. Smets, 2015: Comparing distinct ground-based lightning location networks covering the Netherlands, EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria (proceeding)
 

2014

  • Gulyás A., I. Kiss, I. Berta, and D. Poelman, 2014: Experimental analysis of preventive lightning protection methods, International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP), Shanghai, China (proceeding)
 
  • Poelman D. R., W. Schulz, G. Diendorfer, and M. Bernardi, 2014: European cloud-to-ground lightning characteristics, International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP), Shanghai, China (proceeding)
 
  • Pardon B., Vanneste E., Poelman D. R., Chiers, K., Deprez P., Weyens P., 2014: Added value of lightning location data in the confirmation of lightning-related fatalities in livestock by the veterinary expert, IX Annual General Meeting of the European College of Bovine Health Managment (AGM-ECBHM), Oviedo, Spain (proceeding)
 
  • Poelman D.R., Pédeboy S., Honoré F., and Anderson G., 2014, Comparing a Regional, Subcontinental and Long-range Lightning Location System over the Benelux and France, XV International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity (ICAE), Norman, Oklahoma, USA (proceeding)
 
  • Schulz W., Poelman D., Pédeboy S., Vergeiner C., Pichler H., Diendorfer G., and Pack S., 2014, Performance validation of the European Lightning Location System EUCLID, International Colloquium on Lightning and Power Systems (CIGRE), Lyon, France (proceeding)
 

2013

  • Lukach M., Delobbe L., 2013, Radar-based Hail statistics over Belgium, 2003-2012, 11th International Precipitation Conference, Ede-Wageningen, the Netherlands (extended abstract)
 
  • Bouquegneau C., Lecomte P., Coquelet F., Poelman D., and Crabbé M., 2013, Lightning flash and strike-point density in Belgium, 8th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Lightning, Seoul, Korea (proceeding)
 
  • Goudenhoofdt E., Delobbe L., 2013, Statistics of extreme areal rainfall depths based on radar observations, 7th European Conference on Severe Storms, Helsinki, Finland (presentation)
 
  • Lukach M., Delobbe L., 2013, Radar-based Hail Statistics Over Belgium, 7th European Conference on Severe Storms, Helsinki, Finland (abstract)
 
  • Mäkelä A., Haapalainen J., Poelman D., Honoré F., Biron D., Meri L., Konarski J., Lipovscak B., Huuskonen A., and Varga B., 2013, Operational programme for the exchange of lightning location data: feasible or not?, 7th European Conference on Severe Storms, Helsinki, Finland (proceeding)
 

2012

  • Goudenhoofdt E., Delobbe L., 2012, Radar-based statistics of point and areal rainfall. 7th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD2012), Toulouse, France. (extended abstract)
 
  • Poelman D.R.,  Delobbe L., Crabbé M., Bouquegneau C., 2012, Lightning activity in Belgium between 2001-2011, 31st International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP), Vienna, Austria (proceeding)
 
  • Poelman D.R., Schulz W., Vergeiner C., 2012, Performance characteristics of three distinct lightning detection networks covering Belgium, 22nd International Lightning Detection Conference (ILDC), Broomfield, Colorado, USA (proceeding)
 
  • Reyniers M., Delobbe L., 2012, The nowcasting system INCA-BE in Belgium and its performance in different synoptic situations, the 7th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD2012), Toulouse, France (extended abstract)
 
  • Mahtour, A., M. El Jarroudi, L. Delobbe, L. Hoffmann, H. Maraite and B. Tychon, 2012. Wheat disease forecasting using weather radar observations, 7th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD2012), Toulouse, France (extended abstarct)
 
  • Huuskonen, A., L. Delobbe, B. Urban and the OPERA group, 2012. EUMETNET OPERA: Achievements of OPERA-3 and challenges ahead, 7th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD2012), Toulouse, France (extended abstract)
 
  •  Goudenhoofdt, E. and L. Delobbe, 2012, Long-term evaluation of radar QPE using VPR correction and radar-gauge merging, Proceedings of a symposium held in Exeter, UK, April 2011) (IAHS Publ. 351, 2012), 294-254 (abstract)
 

2011

  • Poelman D.R., 2011, Present status and preliminary results of the Belgian lightning detection network, 6th European Conference on Severe Storms (ECSS2011), Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain (extended abstract)
 
  • Reyniers M., 2011, Implementation and first evaluation of the nowcasting system INCA in Belgium (INCA-BE), 6th European Conference on Severe Storms in Palma de Mallorca, Spain (extended abstract)
 

2010

  • Reyniers M., Delobbe L., Kann A., Haiden T., Wittmann C., Deckmyn A., 2010, The implementation of the nowcasting system INCA for Belgium: current status, the Sixth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD 2010), Sibiu, Romania (extended abstract)
 
  • Reyniers M., Delobbe L., Dierickx P., Thunus M., Tricot C., 2010, Storm severity nowcasting by real-time return period imaging, the Sixth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD 2010), Sibiu, Romania (extended abstract)
 
  • Vazquez-Alvarez, M, E. Goudenhoofdt and L. Delobbe, 2010. Implementation and evaluation of VPR correction methods based on multiple volume scans, Sixth European Conference on radar in meteorology and hydrology, Sibiu, Romania, 6-10 September 2010 (extended abstract).
 
  • E. Goudenhoofdt, M. Reyniers and L. Delobbe, 2010. Long term analysis of convective storm tracks based on C-band radar reflectivity measurements, Sixth European Conference on radar in meteorology and hydrology, Sibiu, Romania, 6-10 September 2010 (extended abstract).
 
  • Huuskonen, B., L. Delobbe, and B. Urban, 2010. Update on the European weather radar co-operation (OPERA), WMO Technical Conference on Meteorological and Environmental Instruments and Methods of Observation (TECO-2010), Helsinki, Finland, 30 August-1 September 2010.
 
  • Huuskonen, B., L. Delobbe, and B. Urban, 2010. News on the European weather radar network (OPERA), Sixth European Conference on radar in meteorology and hydrology, Sibiu, Romania, 6-10 September 2010.
 

2009

  • Goudenhoofdt E., Reyniers M., Delobbe L., 2009, Statistical analysis of convective storm tracks using volume reflectivity measurements from a C-band radar, 5th European Conference on Severe Storms, 12-16 October 2009, Landshut, Germany (extended abstract).
 
  • Goudenhoofdt E., Reyniers M., Delobbe L., 2009, Statistical analysis of convective storms based on C-band radar observations, WMO Symposium on Nowcasting, Whistler, B.C., Canada (extended abstract).
 
  • Reyniers M., Delobbe L., Dierickx P., Thunus M., Tricot C., 2009, Storm severity nowcasting by real-time return period imaging, WMO Symposium on Nowcasting, Whistler, B.C., Canada (extended abstract)
 
  • Goudenhoofdt E. and L. Delobbe, 2009. Evaluation of radar-gauge merging methods for quantitative precipitation estimates. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-5272, EGU General Assembly 2009 (abstract).
 
  • Hazenberg P., H. Leijnse, R. Uijlenhoet, L. Delobbe, A. Weerts, and P. Reggiani, 2009. Applying volumetric weather radar data for rainfall runoff modeling: The importance of error correction. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-4244, EGU General Assembly 2009 (abstract).
 

2008

  • Delobbe, L., G. Bastin, P. Dierickx, E. Goudenhoofdt, G. Leclercq, L. Moens, and M. Thunus, 2008. Evaluation of several radar-gauge merging techniques for operational use in the Walloon region of Belgium. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology, Grenoble, France (extended abstract).
 
  • Delobbe, L., E. Goudenhoofdt, and B. Mohymont, 2008. Improvement of quantitative precipitation estimates in Belgium. In Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD 2008), Helsinki, Finland (extended abstract).
 
  • Holleman, I., L. Delobbe and A. Zgonc, 2008. The European Weather Radar Network (OPERA): An Opportunity for hydrology. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology, Grenoble, France.
 

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  • Hazenberg, P., H. Leijnse, R. Uijlenhoet, and L. Delobbe, 2008. Hydrological modeling of the Ourthe catchment using both radar and raingauge data. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology, Grenoble, France.
 

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  • Leclercq, G., G. Bastin, L. Moens, L. Delobbe, P. Dierickx and M. Thunus, 2008. Using weather radar measurements for real-time river flow forecasting. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology, Grenoble, France.
 

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  • Mohymont, B., and L. Delobbe, 2008. Is the variogram a good tool for assessing the spatial variability of vertical profiles of reflectivity? In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology, Grenoble, France.
 

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  • Mohymont, B and L. Delobbe, 2008. Analysis of the mean and the variability of the vertical profile of reflectivity over Belgium. In Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD 2008), Helsinki, Finland (pdf).
 

2007

  • Hamid, K., and L. Delobbe, 2007. F3-Tornado in Belgium. In Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Severe Storms, Trieste, Italy.
 

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  • Holleman, I and L. Delobbe, 2007. The European Weather Radar Network (OPERA). In Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Severe Storms, Trieste, Italy.
 

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2006

  • Delobbe, L. D. Dehem, P. Dierickx, E. Roulin, M. Thunus, and C. Tricot, 2006. Combined use of radar and gauge observations for hydrological applications in the Walloon region of Belgium. In Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD 2006), pp. 418-421, Barcelona, Spain, Copernicus GmbH.
 

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  • Van Weverberg, K., N.P.M. Van Lipzig, and L. Delobbe, 2006. Evaluation of rainfall patterns in a mesoscale non-hydrostatic model using radar data : a model to observation approach. In Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD 2006), pp. 547-549, Barcelona, Spain, Copernicus GmbH .
 

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2005

  • Delobbe, L., and I. Holleman, 2005. Quality of radar echo top heights. In proceedings of the 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology , Amer. Metor. Soc., Albuquerque, U.S.A.
 

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  • Delobbe, L., I. Holleman, D. Dehenauw, and J. Neméghaire, 2005. Verification of radar-based hail detection products.In proceedings of the W.W.R.P. Symposium on Nowcasting and Very Short Range Forecasting (WSN05), Toulouse, France.
 

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2004

  • Delobbe, L., M. Crabbé, and K. Hamid, 2004. Weather radar and lightning detection systems as complementary tools for hail thunderstorm detection. In Proc. of the 18th International Lightning Detection Conference, Helsinki, Finland (CD Preprints).
 

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  • Delobbe, L., and I. Holleman, 2004. Quality of echotop products and derived probability of hail as a function of range,. In Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology (ERAD 2004), pp. 87-90, Visby, Sweden, Copernicus GmbH.
 

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2003

  • Delobbe L., and I. Holleman, 2003. Radar-based hail detection: impact of height assignment errors on the measured vertical profiles of reflectivity. Preprints, 31st Conf. on Radar Meteorology, pp. 475-478, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Seattle, August 6-12 2003, U.S.A..