2015 Oklahoma


 Note: only First Author is given on this page: most presentations are multi-author and may have been presented by another speaker.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Session I: Aircraft and Control Systems

Suhren at al. , A Framework for Navigation Based on Familiarity

Gaffin et al., Simulated Autonomous Navigation within an Indoor Environment Using a Scene-Familiarity
Based Algorithm

Bronz & Hattenberger, Recent Advances in Paparazzi System for Meteorological Research at ENAC

Crispin & Sobester, An Intelligent, Decentralised, Unmanned Air System for Atmospheric Research

Anderson, A Self-Sensing Portable Turbulence Profiler: Initial Results

De Wekker, Development of an autonomous multi-rotor copter for vertical profiling in the atmospheric
boundary layer

Paulson et al., Rapid Development of Bespoke Sensorcraft for Atmospheric Research

Ogbole & Rabiu, Unmanned Aerial System for Space and Atmospheric Research in the Tropics

Gao at al., An auto-homing glider sonde for O3, aerosol, and AOD vertical profiling

Session II: Instrumentation and Integration

Corrales-Sierra et al.,Integration of Radiometer in UAS for Research

Clowney et al., Re-Purposing Radiosonde Sensors for UAS Integation

Kral et al., Yaw angle estimation for the measurement of turbulent fluxes from the Small Unmanned Meteorological Observer (SUMO)

Walker & Miller, Placement of sensors for local wind measurement by a hexacopter.

Kok et al., Sensors for Cloud and Aerosol Measurements from Remotely Piloted Aircraft

Jacob et al., Standard onboard sensor control and compute for UAVs

Mitchell & Jacob, System Development for CO2 Plume Detection Using UAS (Abstract | Presentation)

Session III: Science Applications

Platis et al., Case study of a new particle formation event in the atmospheric boundary layer measured
by unmanned aerial systems

de Boer et al., UAS-based observational efforts along the North Slope of Alaska

Reuder et al., Wind turbine wake measurements with the RPAS SUMO

Baserud et al., Turbulence measurements from the RPAS SUMO during BLLAST

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Perspectives on the role of UAS for atmospheric monitoring and research

Gary England, OU Consulting Meteorologist-In-Residence

Steve Koch, Director of NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory & Robbie Hood, NOAA UAS Program Director

Session III: Science Applications (continued)

Witte et al., Fundamental Turbulence Measurement with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Zhang & Weber, Ground Radar Support of UAS operations with Multi-function Phased Array Radar (MPAR)

Tupman et al., RPA-borne Measurements of Vertical Profiles and Turbulent Fluxes of the Near-Coastal North Sea Boundary-Layer during Strong Winds

Sanchez-Rubio et al., Data Post-Processing in Research Campaign Realized in UAS

Bonin et al., Estimations of the temperature structure function with a small UAS

Roberts et al., multi-dimensional Cloud-aERosol Exploratory Study : using RPAS link to ground based
and satellite observations

Elston et al., Multi-sUAS Evaluation of Techniques for Measurement of Atmospheric Properties (MET MAP)

King & Sobester, In-Situ Observations of Large Volumes through Highly Distributed Aircraft Systems

Wildmann et al., Investigation Of The Flow Over An Escarpment With Regard To Wind-Energy Research
Using Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft

Jones et al., Characterizing Marine Atmospheric Surface Layers Using Low-Cost UAS

Koch et al., UAS as an Integral Component of a Composite Observing System for Predicting the Initiation
and Evolution of Severe Convective Storms

Bonin & Chilson, Retrieving sensible and latent heat flux profiles within the planetary boundary layer

Limpert & Houston, Optimal targeting of supercell thunderstorms using UAS: Results from ensemble
sensitivity analysis and observing system simulation experiments

Rasmussen et al., Roles for UAS in VORTEX-Southeast

Chilson et al., Contributions of UAS Observations to the Lower Atmospheric Thermodynamics and
Turbulence Experiment

Session IV: UAS policy issues

Panel discussion with panelists: Brian Argrow, Kenneth Carson, James Grimsley, and Jamey Jacob