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Precipitation
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International Conferences: Proceedings and Contributions
  • Casella, D., Dietrich, S., Formenton, M., Mugnai, A., Panegrossi, G., Sanò, P., Smith, E.A., and Tripoli, G.J Verification of Cloud Dynamics and Radiation Database (CDRD) passive microwave precipitation retrieval algorithm using TRMM satellite radar and radiometer measurements over southern Mediterranean basin, in: Extended Abstract Volume of the 12th Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment, Rome, Italy, 5-9 March 2012, 4 pp., 2012
  • Cattani, E., C. Acquistapace, S. Laviola, and V. Levizzani Satellite-based VIS/IR multispectral screening of precipitating clouds: A case study during summer at mid-latitudes. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 7-12 Apr., 2013
  • Cattani, E., S. Laviola, V. Levizzani, and R. Westerhoff Satellite precipitation products in the frame of the GLOWASIS Project, a GMES Global Water Scarcity Information Service. Conf. CeTeM-AIT, Bari, Dec. 4-5, 2012
  • Dietrich S., V. Levizzani, A. Mugnai, D. Casella, E. Cattani, F. Di Paola, S. Laviola, G. Panegrossi, P. Sanò Satellite-based precipitation measurements in Europe: the algorithms for H-SAF, Proc. International Workshop on Terrestrial water cycle observation  and modeling from Space: Innovation and reliability of data products, Beijing, China, April 2013
  • Laviola, S., E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani Application of microwave high frequencies for the evaluation of cloud properties and retrieval of precipitation rates. Conf. CeTeM-AIT, Bari, Dec. 4-5, 2012
  • Laviola, S., S. D’Aurizio, E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani Characterization of snow-covered terrains and detection of snowfall by using the 183-WSL retrieval method. Proc. 4th Int. Precipitation Working Group Workshop, Hamburg, 11-15 Oct., ISSN1614-1199, 170-181, 2010
  • Laviola, S., V. Levizzani, E. Cattani, and C. Kidd First validation of retrieved rain rates and snow cover mask of the 183-WSL retrieval method. IEEE Proc. MicroRad 2012, 12th Specialist Meeting of Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment, Villa Mondragone, 5-9 Mar., doi:10.1109/MicroRad.2012.6185242, 2012
  • Laviola, S., V. Levizzani, E. Cattani, and C. Kidd Validation of the 183-WSL retrieval method using ground radar measurements. 6th Int. Workshop for GPM Ground Validation, Roma, 5-7 Nov, 2013
  • Laviola, S., E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani Rainfall estimations and characterization of snow-covered terrains: Validation of the new version of the 183-WSL retrieval method. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 3-8 April, 2011
  • Laviola, S., A. Moscatello, M. M. Miglietta, E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani A satellite and numerical model combined approach to study extreme rain events over the Mediterranean basin. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 22-27 April, 2012
  • Levizzani, V., S. Laviola, E. Cattani, and M. J. Costa Extreme precipitation on the island of Madeira on 20 February 2010 as seen by satellite passive microwave sounders. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 7-12 Apr., 2013
  • Mugnai, A., S. Dietrich, V. Levizzani, D. Casella, E. Cattani, F. Di Paola, M. Formenton, S. Laviola, and P. Sanò Precipitation retrieval from satellite within EUMETSAT’s H-SAF. 4th HyMEX Workshop, Bologna, 8-10 June, 2010
  • Mugnai, A., S. Dietrich, V. Levizzani, D. Casella, E. Cattani, F. Di Paola, M. Formenton, S. Laviola, and P. Sanò Precipitation retrieval from satellite with EUMETSAT’s H-SAF. 12th Plinius Conf. On Mediterranean Storms, Corfu, 1-4- Sept., 2010
  • Mugnai, A., V. Levizzani, S. Dietrich, D. Biron, D. Casella, E. Cattani, L. De Leonibus, F. Di Paola, M. Formenton, S. Laviola, D. Melfi, S. Puca, P. Sanò, F. Zauli Precipitation products from the Hydrology SAF. 30th EUMETSAT STG Science Working Group Meeting, Darmstadt, 14-15 March, 2011
  • Mugnai, A., S. Dietrich, V. Levizzani, D. Casella, E. Cattani, F. Di Paola, M. Formenton, S. Laviola, P. Sanò, L. De Leonibus, F. Zauli, D. Biron, D. Melfi, F. Porcù, and S. Puca Precipitation products from the Hydrology SAF. 13th EGU Plinius Conf. on Mediterranean Storms, Savona, 7-9 Sept., 2011
  • Mugnai, A., D. Biron, D. Casella, E. Cattani, L. De Leonibus, S. Dietrich, S. Laviola, V. Levizzani, D. Melfi, G. Panegrossi, M. Petracca, F. Porcù, S. Puca, A. Rinollo, P. Sanò, and F. Zauli Precipitation products from EUMETSAT’s Satellite Application Facility on Support to Operational Hydrology and Water Management (H-SAF). 4th TRMM and GPM Int. Sci. Conf, Tokyo, 13-16 Nov., 2012
  • Panegrossi G., D. Casella, S. Dietrich, P. Sanò, M. Petracca, and A. Mugnai A verification study over Europe of AMSU-A/MHS and SSMIS passive microwave precipitation retrievals, Proc. 2013 Joint EUMETSAT/AMS EUMETSAT Meteorology Satellite Conference, Vienna, Austria, 2013
  • Panegrossi G., D. Casella, E. Cattani, S. Dietrich, S. Laviola, V. Levizzani, A. Mugnai, P. Sanò, D. Biron, L. De Leonibus, D. Melfi, P. Rosci, A. Vocino, F. Zauli, L. Milani, F. Porcù, S. Puca, A. Rinollo, and F. Gattari Precipitation Products from the Hydrology SAF, Proc. 2012 EUMETSAT Meteorology Satellite Conference,  Sopot, Poland, 2012
  • Panegrossi G., P. Sano`, D. Casella, S. Dietrich, M. Petracca, and A. Mugnai The H-SAF passive microwave precipitation retrieval algorithms: a verification study over Europe, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, April 2013
  • Panegrossi G., et al. H-SAF precipitation products: general overview and areas of potential collaboration with GPM, PMM Science Team Meeting, Annapolis, USA, March 2013
  • Panegrossi G., D. Casella, S. Dietrich, A. Mugnai, M. Petracca, P. Sano`, E. A. Smith, and G. J. Tripoli Application of two passive precipitation retrieval algorithms to heavy precipitation events in the Mediterranean region during 2011 and 2012 fall seasons, 14th EGU Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms and MEDEX Final Conference, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, November 2012
  • Porcù F., G. Vulpiani, et al. H-SAF network ground validation system, 6th Int. Workshop for GPM Ground Validation, Rome, Italy, November 2013
  • Puca S., et al. HSAF Activities Related to Spaceborne Estimation of Precipitation and GV, 6th Int. Workshop for GPM Ground Validation, Rome, Italy, November 2013
  • Sanò P., D. Casella, S. Dietrich, G. Panegrossi, M. Petracca, and A. Mugnai Passive microwave Neural network Precipitation Retrieval (PNPR):  an algorithm for cross-track scanning radiometers, Proc. 2013 Joint EUMETSAT/AMS EUMETSAT Meteorology Satellite Conference, Vienna, Austria, 2013
  • Akyurek Z., Ç. Karaman, K. Bolat, M. Takala. Using the Jupyter Notebook as a Tool for analyzing the EUMETSAT HSAF snow products” EGU, 4-8. May. 2020. Vienna-Austria.
  • Semih Kuter, Zuhal Akyurek Exploring the Recent Developments in Snow Cover Mapping by Machine Learning Algorithms”, 9th EARSeL workshop on Land Ice and Snow, 3-5 February 2020, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Zuhal Akyurek, Ali Nadir Arslan, Kenan Bolat, Simone Gabellani, Silvia Puca, Burak Simsek, Semih Kuter, Matias Takala, Alexander Toniazzo “EUMETSAT HSAF Snow Cover Products: 10 Years On”, 9th EARSeL workshop on Land Ice and Snow, 3-5 February 2020, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Matias Takala , Ali Nadir Arslan, Zuhal Akyürek, Kari Luojus, Jouni Pulliainen, Kenan Bolat, Burak Simsek “Development Of The New Snow Water Equivalent Product H65 In EUMETSAT H SAF Project”, 9th EARSeL workshop on Land Ice and Snow, 3-5 February 2020, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Niilo Siljamo, Otto Hyvärinen “Operational Satellite-based Daily H SAF Snow Extent Products”, 9th EARSeL workshop on Land Ice and Snow, 3-5 February 2020, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Burak Simsek, Matias Takala, Ali Nadir Arslan, Kari Luojus, Zuhal Akyurek, Kenan Bolat “EUMETSAT HSAF AVHRR-Based Fractional Snow Cover Products”, 9th EARSeL workshop on Land Ice and Snow, 3-5 February 2020, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Surer S., J. Parajka, Z. Akyurek Sensitivity Analysis of a Conceptual HBV Rainfall-Runoff Model using EUMETSAT snow covered area product. AGU 2014, December 15-19, USA.
  • Akyurek Z. The use of H-SAF snow products on mountainous areas, H-SAF and HEPEX workshops on coupled hydrology 3-7 November 2014, Reading-UK.
  • Surer S., J. Parajka, Z. Akyurek Assimilation of EUMETSAT snow covered area data into conceptual hydrologic model. EARSel, 7th EARSeL workshop on Land Ice and Snow, February 2014, Switzerland.
  • Surer S., J. Parajka, Z. Akyurek Calibration of a conceptual hydrological model using EUMETSAT snow covered area product. AGU 2013, December 9-13, USA
  • Surer S., J. Parajka, Z. Akyurek Potential of MSG-SEVIRI snow cover images for hydrological modeling”. EGU 2013, April 7-12, Austria
  • Surer S., J. Parajka, Z. Akyurek, G. Blöschl Evaluating the potential of MSG-SEVIRI snow cover images for hydrological modeling. AGU 2012, December 8-12, USA
  • Akyurek, Z., S. Surer, Ö. Beşer , K. Bolat, A. Şensoy, A. Şorman, A.G. Ertürk The Use of Satellite Data for Sustainable Development of the Water Resources in the Mountainous Terrain. 10th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering 2012, October17-19, Turkey.
  • Akyurek, Z., A.G. Ertürk S. Surer, Ö. Beşer , K. Bolat , A. Şensoy, A. Şorman “The use of HSAF Snow Products in Hydrological Modeling in the Mountainous Terrain of Turkey”. 2012 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference. 2012, September, Poland.
  • Surer S., Z. Akyurek. A.U. Şorman Validating the EUMETSAT HydroSAF Snow Recognition Product over Mountainous Areas of Turkey. 30th EARSeL Symposium: Remote Sensing for Science, Education and Culture. 31 May- 3 June 2010, Paris, France.
  • Surer S., Z. Akyurek, A.G. Erturk, A.Ü. Şorman, J. Kanak Evaluating the utility of the EUMETSAT HSAF snow recognition product in mapping snow cover extent. 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE), May 4-8, 2009 in Stresa, Italy
  • Siljamo N., O. Hyvärinen and J. Koskinen Operational snowcover mapping using MSG/SEVIRI data. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2008, IGARSS v.5, 41-44.
  • Akyurek, Z., A. Şensoy, A.A. Sorman, A.U. Sorman Calibration/validation of satellite derived snow products with in situ data over the mountanious eastern part of Turkey. Remote Sensing for Environmnetal Monitoring and Change Detection (Proceedings of Symposium HS3007 at IUGG2007 Perugia, July 2007), IAHS Publ. 316, 157-168, 2007.