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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 10TH SIRWEC CONFERENCE, DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (22-24TH MARCH 2000)


SESSION 1: FORECASTS - DIFFERENT METHODOLOGY, ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY

Development of an editing, production and monitoring system to be used in Germany's SWIS
W.E. Raatz, W. Jacobs
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Road weather forecast for different customer systems in Switzerland
A-C. Letestu, U. Keller
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Nowcasting winter precipitation with radar
W. Schmid
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Models for short-term road ice formation forecast
T.V. Samodurova
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Improved one-dimensional energy balance modelling utilising sky-view factors determined from digital imagery
L. Chapman
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Impact of high resolution site-specific modelling on road surface temperatures
P.E. Maisey, W.P. Hopwood, I.J. Pearman
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Some new parameters in the field of road weather forecasting
T.S. Pedersen, H. Voldborg, F. Knudsen
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Study of the snow pavement surface: GELCRO project
V. Muzet, S. Borel, R. Lassoued
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SNRA road weather information system
K. Heijkenskjöld
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SESSION 2: CLIMATOLOGY AND DATA QUALITY

Classification of road slipperiness
J. Norrman
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GIS applications of slipperiness modelling
M. Eriksson
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Road climatological studies with emphasis on temperature variations and road slipperiness
L. Frimodig, M. Karlsson
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Study of road climate in cities
J. Bogren, T. Gustavsson
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Modelling the urban heat island of the West Midlands, England
A.V. Bradley
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SESSION 3: PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION OF ROAD WEATHER DATA

The effect of weather changes on air and road surface temperatures
U. Postgard
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Reengineering winter road maintenance: Decision making process
A. Mathis
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The importance of quality control of road station data by MESAN. A product delivered to the Swedish National Road Administration from SMHI
D. Eriksson, C. Brundin
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Developing surface transportation weather requirements in the United States
P. Pisano, G.G. Nelson
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The WeatherPro system: Recent developments
G. Spreitzhofer
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Influence of climatic conditions on rock salt
M. Burtwell
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SESSION 4: SENSORS AND EQUIPMENT

Performance of a road surface condition sensor
V. Haavisto, T. Haavasoja, M.J. Turunen, P. Nylander
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Field trial of automatic road condition detection
V. Haavisto, T. Haavasoja, M.J. Turunen, P. Nylander
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The next step in the RWIS evolution: the virtual station
M. Boschung Jr
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Instant briefing: A multimedia based weather briefing system optimising slat use by mobil freezing point monitoring
N.O. Karlberg, J-E. Johansson
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Water film thickness measurement on road surfaces by means of an early warning sensor
P. Donau
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Luffts black ice forecast system (GMA)
K. Hirzel
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Artificial neural network technologies applied to road condition classification using acoustic signals
K. McFall
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How to integrate intelligent audio-visual sensor systems in RWIS
Jonsson, Forslöf, Jones
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SESSION 5: INFORMATION FOR ROAD USERS, NEW PROSPECTS

Results on greater Sapporo WHITE-NET experimental project
M. Matsuzawa, Y. Kajiya, N. Konagai, Y. Kaneda
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The use of road weather information system for traffic control on E18 between Pythää and Hamina, Finland
P. Portaankorva
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Speed regulation by use of climate data
T. Gustavsson, J. Bogren
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Exciting new prospects for road winter maintenance in Europe in the 21st century
J.E. Thornes
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