2019 Lugo



Note: only First Author or Presenter is give on this page: most presentations are multi-author

Tuesday, 16th July 2019

Session 1: Meteorology

08:30 – 09:00:  GAIN : Civil UAVS Initiative

09:00 – 09:20:   Gyöngyösi A. Z. : Meteorological data in the OGN network

09:20 – 09:40:   Reuder J. : The ISOBAR Campaigns at Hailuoto, Finland, 2017 and 2018— Current Status on Data Analysis and Results

09:40 – 10:00:    Greene B. : Synthesis and Validation of Meteorological Parameters from Different RPAS During the ISOBAR Campaigns at Hailuoto


10:30 – 11:00:   Diaz_R.A. and_Cillero C. : Low cost RPAS for agriculture, forestry and environment monitoring: a good partner for atmospheric research?

11:00 – 11:20:    Natalie V. : Results from the 2018-2019 CLOUD-MAP Coordinated Flight Campaigns

11:20 – 11:40:    Jensen A. A. : Quantifying the impact of UAS-sensed data on high resolution WRF forecasts using the Data Assimilation Research Testbed (DART)

11:40 – 12:00:    Tripp D. : Towards improving winter weather forecasts using high resolution UAS data


13:30 – 14:00:    Sanchez J. L.:   Meteorology for UAVs: observation facilities and forecast models available at the CIAR (Rozas aerodrome)

14:00 – 14:20:    Chilson P. B. : Ten years of atmospheric research with UAS at the University of Oklahoma. Takeaways and lessons learned

14:20 – 14:40:    Schluchter C. : MeteoDrones – Influence of UAV data on Short-Term Fog and Cloud Forecasting

14:40 – 15:00:    Cione J. J. : Recent and Future NOAA operations using small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Tropical Cyclones


15:30 – 15:50:  Roberts G. : NEPHELAE. Network for studying Entrainment and microPHysics of cLouds using Adaptive Exploration

15:50 – 16:10:  Vranics D. F. : Meteorological sensor placement considerations for a fixed-wing Unmanned Aircraft System

16:10 – 16:30: Hirsikko A. : Reliability of drone-borne dropsonde observations in the atmospheric vertical profile

16:30 – 16:50: Erwin A. : Assessing Deep Convection Initiation in a Mountain-Valley System Using Unmanned Aircraft System Observations


Wednesday, 17th July 2019


Session 2: UAS and new instrumentation

09:00 – 09:20:   Logue J.J. : The Design and Manufacture of a Vertical Takeoff and Landing Fixed Wing Unmanned Aerial System for Use in Atmospheric Sampling

09:20 – 09:40:    Mauz M. : First Identification and Quantification of Detached Tip Vortices Behind a WEC Using Fixed Wing UAS

09:40 – 10:00:    Nobrega R. : Exploring advantages and challenges of deploying water resistant RPAS for maritime operations


10:30 – 11:00:    Houston A. L.  : Sensitivity of capping inversion representation to UAS ascent rate and sensor response time

11:00 – 11:20:    Fernández-Guisuraga J. M. : Monitoring post-fire regeneration after large wildfires using unmanned aerial vehicles

11:20 – 11:40:    Shah A. : Methane flux quantification downwind of hydraulic fracturing of shale rock in the United Kingdom and successful method testing, using UAV sampling

11:40 – 12:00:    Acevedo G. B. : One Year Review of the Development of an Integrated CO2 Sensor Package for Rotary and Fixed Wing UAS


13:30 – 13:50:  Houston A. L. : Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells (TORUS). Summary of the 2019 field campaign

13:50 – 14:10:  Seidl A. W.  : Development and Field testing of a net-landing system for ship based SUMO operations

14:10 – 14:40:   Keleshis C. : New Unmanned Aerial Systems solutions for dense atmospheric profiling and free tropospheric air masses characterization

14:40 – 15:00:  de_Boer G.  : MiniFlux: A new miniaturized instrument suite for measurement of atmospheric fluxes



Petersen E.: First 2.5 dimensional results of intensive operation periods for evaluating a Smart Air Quality Network in Augsburg, Germany

Verdu T.: Flight patterns for clouds exploration with a fleet of UAVs

Sánchez J. L.: Scientific basis to improve the accuracy of advection and radiation fogs forecast

Gorraz M.: Development of integrated UAV system for atmospheric research

Redelstein J.: Determination of the boundary layer height with unmanned aerial vehicles

Adkins K. A.: Development of a Meteorological Sensor Suite for Atmospheric Boundary Layer Measurement Using a Small Multirotor Unmanned Aerial System

Cayez G.: Using ultra-light drone (flying wing) for regular tropospheric profiling

Goncharenko I.: Optical characteristics of  Black Sea Waters obtained by above Water Measurements with ship based Passive Optical Complex EMMA and prospects for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles

Mitchell T.: Tracking and field measurement of severe storms in the US Southern Plains region

Ricketts H.: Measuring methane on board a UAV platform using a prototype greenhouse gas analyser

Corzo R.: FENYX: Modifications in an aerial platform for research

Sánchez-Munoz L.: FENYX research aircraft: scientific operations and advantages

Corrales A.: Test Techniques of the Control and Navigation System in a UAS

Seoane N.: Atmospheric Instrumentation Integration in a RPAS Investigation Aerial Platform in the CIAR (Rozas Research Center)


Thursday, 18th July 2019


Session 3: New Instrumentation, Aerosols and Boundary layer

08:30 – 09:00:    Corzo R., Sánchez L. : FENYX - Large Aircraft for Research and Experimentation

09:00 – 09:20:    Rautenberg A. : The multi-purpose airborne sensor carrier MASC-3 for turbulence measurements in the lower atmosphere

09:20 – 09:40:    Dumas E. : Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Weather with Observing Strategies Suitable for Transition into Routine NOAA Applications using the multitestbed approach

09:40 – 10:00:    Girdwood J. : The Development of a Small Unmanned Aircraft for the Sampling of Atmospheric Aerosol and Droplets, Among Other Atmospheric Variables


10:30 – 11:00:   Formella A., González H.: Presentación de la Escuela de Ingeniería Aeronáutica de la Universidad de Vigo

11:00 – 11:20:    Segales A. R.  : The CopterSonde. An Insight into the Development of a Smart Tool for Atmospheric Boundary Layer Research

11:20 – 11:40:    Keleshis C. : The Next Generation of UAV-sensor Systems: New Perspectives for In-situ Profiling of Aerosol Properties

11:40 – 12:00:    Quinn P. K. : Shipboard Launch and Recovery of an Unmanned Aerial System with Aerosol Payload Capabilities


13:30 – 14:00:    Zayas M. : UAS en AIRBUS

14:00 – 14:20 :  Bretschneider L. : Studying the horizontal and vertical distribution of aerosol particles with UAS around Ny-Ålesund during late spring in 2018

14:20 – 14:40:    Schön M.  : Analysing the wind field near Ny-Ålesund, Spitsbergen using UAS measurements

14:40 – 15:00:    Calmer R. : Aerosol flux, wave state and wind field measurements above the ocean surface using unmanned aerial systems


15:30 – 15:50:    Padmakumari B.  : Aerial measurements of Elevated Pollution Layers during Indian Monsoons

15:50 – 16:10:    Hirsikko A.  : Properties of aerosol and gases in the vertical profile during LAPSE-RATE campaign

16:10 – 16:30:    Philipp A.  : Boundary layer variability observed by unmanned aerial systems in Berlin and Stuttgart for model validation

16:30 – 16:50:    Bell T. M. : Confronting the Boundary Layer Data Gap. Evaluating New and Existing Methodologies of Probing the Lower Atmosphere



Friday, 19th July 2019


Session 4: Boundary layer

08:30 – 08:50:    Hemingway B. L. : High Resolution Vertical Estimation of the Temperature Structure Parameter in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer

08:50 – 09:10:    Dumas E. : Toward Obtaining Daily Vertical Profiles of Boundary Layer Temperature and Moisture Fields using Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

09:10 – 09:30 : Pillar-Little E. A.  : Measurements of the Vertical Structure of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer and the Atmospheric Surface Layer using UAS

09:30 – 09:50 : Varentsov M. I. : The quadcopter-based research of the atmospheric boundary layer structure over the inhomogeneous terrain in winter conditions


10:30 – 10:50:    zum Berge K. : In-situ wind measurements in complex terrain using an UAS

10:50 – 11:10:    Corrales A. , Seoane N. : CIAR: Rozas Airborne Research Center