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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 7TH SIRWEC CONFERENCE, SEEFELD, AUSTRIA (21-22ND MARCH 1994)


SESSION 1: RESULTS OF EXISTING FORECAST MODELS

On the operational use of a numerical model for prediction of road temperature and ice
B.H. Sass, H. Voldborg
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A complete meteorological information and forecast system
C. Brundin
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Experiences on using an energy balance model for forecasting road surface temperature
W.E. Raatz and W. Jacobs
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Air temperature nowcasting up to three hours along italian motorway using artificial neural networks
A. Basile, F. Butini, R. Selvi
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A combined statistical and energy balance model for prediction of road surface temperature
J. Bogren and T. Gustavsson
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SESSION 2: NEW DEVELOPMENTS FOR FORECAST MODELS

Numerical forecasting of radiation fog
T. Bergot, D. Guedalia
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Retrospective forecasting of road surface temperatures using satellite images for cloud inputs
P.J. McClean, N.L.H. Wood
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Prediction of net radiation on the road surface from cloudiness
M.H. Nefzger
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A surface temperature prediction model for porous asphalt pavement and its validation
J. Shao, P.J. Lister
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SESSION 3: EQUIPMENT AND COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES

The use of Devon County Council's control and information room in a winter maintenance context
E. Chorlton
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Design of a fog warning system with infrared detectors based on the experience from the fog warning and traffic control system on the A8 between Munich and Stuttgart
J. Metz, R.D. Kühne
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Effectiveness of salt applications on a section of route 104 in Rochester, New York
P.E. White, G. Taillie, R.O. Gregory, R.D. Hart, G. Bell
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An expert system predicting road slipperiness
Å. Malmberg, A. Gustavsson
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Proposed road weather information system in Minnesota
W.L. Gjovik
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The integration of database, models, GIS and expert system for road weather forecasting
C. Stelescu, L. Dragulanescu
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SESSION 4: EVALUATION OF WEATHER PARAMETERS

A winter index based on measured and observed road weather parameters
F. Knudsen
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Comparing actual road weather conditions to conditions registered by road weather stations
K. Toivonen
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Size of snow cloud related to vehicle structure
K. Ishimoto, Y. Fukuzawa, K. Yoshida
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Hierarchical grouping of measured street surface temperature with pattern recognition with the method of the cluster analysis
M.J. Stockinger
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Present weather and fog detection for highways
T. Haavasoja, J. Lönnqvist, P. Nylander
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The meteorological ensuring of the motor transport in Ukraine
L. Savchenko
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Are local measurements needed for the prediction of ice on roads?
S. Hertl, G. Schaffar
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Review of efficiency and effectiveness of the national ice prediction network in England
J.E. Thornes
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