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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 9TH SIRWEC CONFERENCE, LULEÅ, SWEDEN (15-17TH MARCH 1998)


SESSION 1: THERMAL MAPPING, WINTER INDICES

Danish winter index
J.S. Kirk
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Development of a mobile winter road surface information collection system
M. Yoshitaro
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New experiments in the field of thermal mapping and forecasting road surface condition
H. Voldborg
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A critical review of thermal mapping techniques
T. Gustavsson
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SESSION 2: FORECASTING

Experiences in applying the wels-road weather system over Austria
G. Spreitzhofer, R. Steinacker
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Freezing forecast system
H. Uchiyama, K. Yoshida, C. Shimomura
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Site-specific road condition forecast for maintenance services
J. Heierli
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Verification studies on detailed area forecasts of road weather
W.E. Raatz, W. Jacobs, K. Balzar
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Verification of road weather forecasts
J.E. Thornes
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SESSION 3: RWIS SYSTEMS / COST-BENEFIT

New development phases of the Finnish road weather information system
K. Toivonen, J. Kantonen
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Weather information for surface transportation: Providing integrated services across the North American continent
P. Davies, D. Deeter, C. Bland
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VViS/RWiS road weather information system
L. Frimodig, K. Heijkenskjöld, D. Eriksson
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Integrated weather information systems: White paper findings
P.A. Pisano, G.G. Nelson
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Aurora: A multi-national RWIS program
M. Wikelius, J. Rockvam, C.E. Bland
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Weather information system of the Czech Republic road management
K. Melcher
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SESSION 4: DATA FOR ROAD USERS / HAZARDOUS WEATHER

Effects of luminance and color on drivers visibility during snowstorm in the daytime
T. Hagiwara
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Winter weather conditions and compacted snow on carriageways in East Siberia
S. Sergei, M. Alexander, M. Mikhilov
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Customer orientated services and functions of road weather and traffic information centres
P. Leviäkangas, Y. Pilli-Shivola
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Effect of snow break trees on improving visibility
K. Ishimoto, Y. Kajiya, S. Kawakami, M. Takeuchi
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Relations between road weather, road maintenance and traffic accidents
J. Norrman, M. Eriksson
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SESSION 5: WINTER INDICES / PLANNING / CLIMATOLOGY / PROCESSES

Climatology of road surface temperatures for different road site characteristics
W. Jacobs, W.E. Raatz
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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) as a tool for planning new road stretches - Modelling and analysis of local climatological variations
M. Eriksson
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Weathers influence on the spatial differences in temperature, horizontal and vertical, to the road surface
M. Karlsson
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The relation between winter road surface and weather conditions and road maintenance
M. Matsuzawa, Y. Kajiya, K. Ishimoto, T. Kobayashi, Y. Kaneda
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Temperature patterns during partly cloudy / calm and windy conditions
U. Postgård
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The reaction times of road surface temperatures
P.J. McClean, N.L.H. Wood
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SESSION 6: NEW SENSORS AND NEW TECHNIQUES FOR ROAD WEATHER USE

Experiences in develoment and testing ROSA road weather station
M.J. Turunen
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A study of service levels and sensors which scan cross-sections of snow on the road and provide information of the road surface characteristics
T. Muramatsu, J. Wada
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Video-based classification of winter road condition
A. Kuehnle
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RWiS development in Sweden
L. Sahlin
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Project Erlkönig - Fog detection along motorways
P.W. Ruppert, U. Schlup
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Physical bases of freezing point measurement using active and passive probes
E. Bornand
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