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www.ec.gc.ca. Following FOPEX and A-GAME: CRD Interests and Contributions to UNSTABLE. Craig Smith Climate Processes Section Climate Research Division Saskatoon, SK. FOPEX. F oothills O rographic P recipitation EX periment. 1070. 1280. 2120. 1640. 1950. 1440. masl. Upper-Air.

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Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

www.ec.gc.ca

Following FOPEX and A-GAME: CRD Interests and Contributions to UNSTABLE

Craig Smith

Climate Processes Section

Climate Research Division

Saskatoon, SK


Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

FOPEX

Foothills

Orographic

Precipitation

EXperiment


Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

1070

1280

2120

1640

1950

1440

masl


Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

Upper-Air

A-GAME

GPS

Alberta

GPS

Atmospheric

Moisture

Evaluation


Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

2004

2004


Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

CRD Interests in UNSTABLE

  • Cold region climate processes

    • Precipitation-Elevation relationships

    • Processes and prediction of severe precipitation events (high/low) related to orography

    • Model evaluation (QPF, PWV)

    • Surface processes leading to severe weather (e.g. evapotranspiration, soil moisture, etc)


Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

CRD Contributions to UNSTABLE

  • 3 FOPEX sites: hourly data transmission and access to data archives, site maintenance

  • 1 mobile/static and 1 static upper-air system

  • ~50 RS-92G sondes and associated expendables

  • 1 mobile/remote GPS for IPWV

  • Manpower: 1 researcher, 1 technician, 1+ co-op students, potentially 1+ support staff


Following fopex and a game crd interests and contributions to unstable

Caribou Creek, SK

Airdrie, AB


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