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This session provides a platform for contributions on high-resolution precipitation measurements, analyses, and applications in real-time as well as climate studies. Monitoring and statistical analyses of precipitation at small spatial and temporal scales are challenging. Therefore, special focus is placed on documenting the benefit of highly spatially and temporally resolved observations of different measurement platforms, e.g. satellites, radar networks, or opportunistic sensing, e.g. retrieving rainfall from microwave links. Papers on monitoring and analyzing extreme precipitation events including extreme value statistics, multi-scale analysis, and event-based data analyses are especially welcome, comprising definitions and applications of indices to characterize extreme precipitation events, e.g. in public communication. Contributions on long-term observations of precipitation and correlations to meteorological and non-meteorological data with respect to climate change studies are cordially invited. In addition, contributions on the development and improvement of gridded reference data sets based on in-situ and remote sensing precipitation measurements (e.g., GPCC, OPERA) are welcome.
High-resolution measurements and analyses of precipitation are crucial, especially in urban areas with high vulnerabilities, in order to describe the hydrological response and improve water risk management. Thus, this session also addresses contributions on the application of high-resolution precipitation data in hydrological impact and design studies.
Summarizing, one or more of the following topics shall be addressed:
• Precipitation measurement techniques
• High-resolution precipitation observations from different platforms (e.g., gauges, disdrometers, radars, satellites, microwave links) and their combination
• Precipitation reference data sets (e.g., GPCC, OPERA)
• Statistical analysis of extreme precipitation (events)
• Multi-scale analysis, including sub-kilometer scale statistical precipitation description and downscaling methods
• Definition and application of indices to characterize extreme precipitation events
• Climate change studies on extreme precipitation (events)
• Urban hydrology and hydrological impact as well as design studies
• New concepts of adaptation to climate change with respect to extreme precipitation in urban areas

Conveners: Miloslav Müller, Tanja Winterrath | Co-Conveners: Dr. Andreas Becker, Elsa Cattani, Auguste Gires, Katharina Lengfeld, Aart Overeem, Marie-Claire ten Veldhuis, Massimiliano Zappa, Markus Ziese
| Wed, 11 Sep, 16:00–18:00|Oticon Hall, Thu, 12 Sep, 10:30–12:30|Room S1
| Attendance Thu, 12 Sep, 09:30–10:30 | Display Wed, 11 Sep, 13:30–Fri, 13 Sep, 13:30|Sports Hall
Display time: Wednesday, 11 September 2019 13:30–Friday, 13 September 13:30

Attendance time: Thursday, 12 September 2019, 09:30–10:30 | Sports Hall

Chairperson: 16937
P157 |
Massimiliano Zappa, Daniele Nerini, Severin Koller, Loris Foresti, Ioannis V. Sideris, and Urs Germann
Chairperson: 16937

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