wiki:cookbook/roadmap
Last modified 4 years ago Last modified on 11/19/13 15:44:46
Topic Algorithm developer Priority in Baltrad+ develop-
ment
Recipe written
(period = 6 months)
Implemented:
either working version or fully operational
(period)
Software provider excluding implementation Comments Links
Accumulation_NN (mm) FMI & SMHI (Daniel, Harri) +++
2
2 SMHI & FMI Done
Satellite-based diagnosis and removal of non-meteorological echoes SMHI +++ 2 4 SMHI Requires functionality to read MSG satellite product. Action: GH will ask AH for status.
Polarimetric classification of scatterers DMI
+++ 2 4 DMI PPI version available. Full volume HMC will be ready by the end of 2013.
Pointing angle applying the Sun FMI (Mikko, Asko),
SMHI
+++ 2 4 SMHI First version implemented using KNMIs code by SMHI, improvements to be added by FMI. Locally implemented at FMI. Action: JK provides documentation and ask SMHI if the algorithm can be integrated into the toolbox.
Real time absolute power calibration applying the Sun FMI (Mikko, Asko) +++ FMI requires R&D before implementation. This is an agreed OPERA 4 task 2015.
Real time relative power calibration of the network applying the Sun FMI (Mikko, Asko) +++ 2 4 FMI FMI requires R&D before implementation, monitoring part implemented at FMI, but real time adjustment applying the data not done. Algorithm ready and tested at FMI. Action: JK provides documentation and ask SMHI if the algorithm can be integrated into the toolbox.
Real time relative power calibration of the network applying overlapping radar pairs FMI (Mikko, Asko), IMGW +++ ? ? ? Has been tested at FMI, but present status unclear. Asko and IMGW (Lukasz) should be contacted
Real time ZDR calibration applying the Sun FMI (Mikko, Asko) +++ ? ? ? Has been tested at FMI, but present status unclear. Mikko and IMGW (Lukasz) should be contacted
Diagnosis of the height and intensity of the bright band
a = VPR based
b = image based
c = dual pol. based
a) FMI (Jarmo 0.5 wm /VPR output), SMHI
b)
c)
+++ 2
3
FMI (Markus & Joonas 1 wm),
SMHI (Günther) ,
a) Diagnostics readily available from the existing VPR-correction. Requires that melting-layer heights be available from NWP.
b)
c)
Near-range beam blockage correction applying radar data (without DEM) FMI (Harri 0.5 wm) +++ 2 3 FMI (Joonas 2 wm) Based on accumulations per azimuth. Requires high-precision ie. 16-bit Z data.
Polarimetric path attenuation correction FMI (Pekka R), DMI +++ 1 (FMI 1) 1 DMI Make this functionality stand-alone. At FMI the solution is obtained from Vaisala (Reino). Derivation either in DSP or in post-proseccing. Only the latter solution is applicable for Baltrad+.
Non-polarimetric path attenuation correction IMGW (Kate, Jan)
FMI (Annakaisa, Timo 0.5 wm)
+++ 1(FMI 1)
1(FMI 1)
IMGW (Kate)
FMI (Timo 1 wm)
IMGW: iterative algorithm - ready, integrated with RAVE. FMI contribution is not needed as it repeats the IMGW solution.
Networked VPR correction FMI (Joonas 0.5wm, Jarmo 0.5wm), MET.NO +++ 1(FMI) 4 met.no (Risto) FMI (Harri&Joonas 2 wm) "Heikki's" program must be recoded. FMI/met.no work must be harmonized.
Overhanging precipitation FMI (Jarmo) +++ 3 4 Tuomo/Joonas? Requires R&D before implementation, ~1 yr
Separation of convective and stratiform precipitation FMI (Harri, Markus, Joonas), SMHI, MET.NO, IMGW (Anna, Jan) +++ 3 4 IMGW (Anna, Kate, Jan) IMGW: fuzzy logic with multi-source input data; research version ready
Gauge-adjusted QPE FMI (Jarmo 0.5 wm, Timo, 2 wm), SMHI, MET.NO, IMGW (Anna, Kate, Jan) +++
2 4 Daniel,
FMI (Timo 5 wm), IMGW (Kate, Anna)
FMI contribution depends heavily on product generation framework (ongoing research)
IMGW: using conditional merging (ongoing research).
SMHI: algorithm will be ready by the end of 2013

Definition of quality indicators for the purposes of BALTRAD+ +++ 4 TBD Requires new BBW (Baltrad Beastly Week)
Quality based 3D-compositing applying precomputed quality indicators as input FMI (Markus 2 wm), SMHI, MET.NO, IMGW +++ 2 4? Daniel, Anders First case: Total attenuation and residual clutter. Simple methods will be proposed by Markus.
Optimal order of quality processing steps FMI (Jarmo 0.5, Markus 0.5), SMHI, MET.NO, IMGW +++ 2 Not applicable Daniel, Anders, Jan First guess order available from Helsinki Workshop in Feb 2012. Implemented.
Intra-volume advection + Not realized in BALTRAD+ "Time stamp correction" within single volume
Anomaly detection applying non-polarimetric pattern recognition MET.NO, FMI (Markus 0.5) ++ 1 1 Risto FMI part involves joint planning of the methods and of quality metrics.
Removal of external antenna echoes (spikes) and quality characterization IMGW (Kate, Jan) ++ Kate Ready, integrated with RAVE
Removal of non-meteorological echoes and quality characterization IMGW(Kate, Jan) ++ Kate Ready, to be integrated with RAVE
Removal of measurement noise (specks) and quality characterization IMGW (Kate, Jan) ++ Kate Ready, integrated with RAVE
Quality characterization due to distance to radar related effects IMGW(Kate, Jan) ++ Kate Ready, integrated with RAVE
Non-polarimetric diagnosis of bird migration SMHI, FMI (Jarmo 0.5 wm) ++ 2 Not realized in BALTRAD+ Günther KNMI-algorithm? Contingent on algorithm recipe and WRWP implementation.Can only diagnose nocturnal migration in vertical layers, not in measurement bins.
Polarimetric diagnosis of non-meteorological targets (was: bird migration) FMI (Jarmo 1 wm, Teemu 1 wm, Seppo 1 wm) ++ 2 Not realized in BALTRAD+ FMI (Teemu ?) Optional (ongoing research)
Doppler filter effect (snake) detection for dBZ FMI ++ TBD Probably not needed in near future as adaptive clutter filtering will remove snakes.
Beam blockage correction applying DEM SMHI, MET.NO, IMGW (Kate, Jan) + IMGW (Kate) IMGW: ready, to be integrated with BEAMB
Diagnosis of maximum detection range FMI (Harri) + Done. Action: HH will provide documentation.
Wet radome attenuation FMI (Mikko 2wm) ++ 2 Not realized in BALTRAD+ TBD FMI requires R&D before implementation (Mikko and Tuomo). Action: MC will provide documentation.
Dealiased radial winds SMHI ++ 1 3 Günther Done. Action: GH will provide documentation.
Wind profile quality SMHI ++ 1 3 Günther Done. Action: GH will provide documentation.
Advection and fall speed correction for surface precipitation FMI ++ Not realized in BALTRAD+ Requires 4D model data, too heavy calculations. Action: JK will provide documentation.
Interpolation of subsequent 2D dBZ fields FMI, SMHI, MET.NO, IMGW +
TBD Smoothing the "stroboscope" effect with Hannesen method". Action: Clarify what is meant with this item.
Dynamic R(Z) using SP data (FMI) FMI, SMHI, MET.NO, IMGW ++ Used in FMI Includes surface observation data.
Dynamic R(Z) using DP data Includes other source data
Downscaling of ground precipitation IMGW (Anna, Kate, Jan) TBD Not realized in BALTRAD+ IMGW (Anna, Kate) Recipe ready.
Total quality index (QI) for scans/volumes IMGW (Kate) TBD IMGW (Kate) IMGW: ready, to be integrated with RAVE.
PPI product generation using quality information IMGW (Kate, Jan) TBD IMGW (Anna, Kate) IMGW: ready, to be integrated with RAVE.
Maximum Reflectivity (MAX) product generation (based on PPI algorithm) IMGW (Kate, Jan) TBD IMGW (Anna, Kate) IMGW: ready, to be integrated with RAVE.
VIL product generation (based on PPI algorithm) IMGW (Kate, Jan) TBD IMGW (Anna, Kate) IMGW: ready, to be integrated with RAVE.
Echo Top product generation (based on PPI algorithm) IMGW (Kate, Jan) TBD IMGW (Anna, Kate) IMGW: ready, to be integrated with RAVE.