Aviation | Events | 2023 | AeroMetSci Webinars | RA II and RA V


Tuesday 5 December 2023 | Online via Zoom

for WMO Regional Associations II (Asia) and V (South-West Pacific)

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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Services Commission (SERCOM), in collaboration with the Research Board (RB) Aviation Research and Development Project 2 (AvRDP2), will convene a web-based seminar (‘webinar’) on 5 December 2023, 0600 to 0900 UTC, to showcase some of the latest state-of-the-art scientific and technological advances taking place in aeronautical meteorology in WMO Regional Associations II (Asia) and V (South-West Pacific). 

The theme of the webinar is: “Scientific and technological innovation in observation and forecast of turbulence and airframe icing to enable service delivery transformation and improve aviation safety”.

Webinar Information

The webinar will comprise a blend of pre-recorded video presentations and live panel discussions.

Concept Note (English only)

Information Note for Zoom (English only)

Official Announcement

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Registration for the webinar is now closed.

Provisional Programme

5 Dec 2023 
Time (UTC)
Title (tentative) Speaker Affiliation
0600 Opening remarks Andrea Henderson Co-Vice-Chair of SC-AVI
0604 The WAFS probabilistic version of the airframe icing and turbulence forecast 
Abstract | Presentation
Piers Buchanan Met Office, UK
0615 The ICAO Hazardous Weather Information Service (HWIS)
Abstract | Presentation
Clemens Weidemann Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), Germany
0625 Climate change impacts on turbulence
Abstract | Presentation
Dr Paul Williams University of Reading, UK
0637 Development of NWP-based Icing Forecast
Abstract | Presentation
Hyuk Je Lee Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), Republic of Korea
0649 Break
0652 Overview of turbulence and icing analysis/forecasts development
Abstract | Presentation
Michiko Ikeda Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Japan
0704 Detection and alerting of low-level wind shear and turbulence
Abstract | Presentation
Cheung Ping Hong Kong Observatory (HKO), Hong Kong, China
0716 A case study of upper-level near-cloud turbulence
Abstract | Presentation
Dragana Zovko-Rajak Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
0726 Objective Estimation of Atmospheric Turbulence using Aircraft-Based Observation and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Abstract | Presentation
Dr Soo-Hyun Kim Seoul National University (SNU), Republic of Korea
0738 Global Climatology of Upper-Level Turbulence Revealed in the Reanalysis and Future Climate Model Data
Abstract | Presentation
Dr Jung-Hoon Kim Seoul National University (SNU), Republic of Korea
0751 Break
0800 Live panel discussion Moderated by Andrea Henderson Co-Vice-Chair of SC-AVI
0900 Close of webinar

Webinar summary

The summary of the webinar consisting of an overview of presentations and a summary of the key points of the panel discussion is available here.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the webinar, please contact the Organizing Committee via email: aviation@wmo.int

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