Formal publications:



Conference/Workshop/Symposium manuscripts and presentations:

  • Heinselman, P. L., D. Priegnitz, T. Smith, D. Andra, R. Palmer, M. Biggerstaff, 2007: Spring 2007 National Weather Radar Testbed Demonstration. Preprints, 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Cairns, Australia, American Meteorological Society, CD-ROM, P5.7
  • Smith, T. M., P.L. Heinselman, and D. Priegnitz, 2007: Characterisitcs of microburst events observed with the National Weather Radar Testbed phased array radar. 23rd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteo. Soc., 7.8 - CD preprints. (local copy; slides)
  • Smith, T. M., K. L. Ortega, and A.G. Kolodziej, 2007: Enhanced, high-density severe storm verification. 23rd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteo. Soc., 4B.3 - CD preprints.
  • Lakshmanan, V., K. L. Ortega, and T. M. Smith, 2007: Creating spatio-temporal tornado probability forecasts using fuzzy logic and motion variability. 5th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteo. Soc., 2.3 - CD preprints.
  • Hondl, K.D., V. Lakshmanan, T.M. Smith, and G.J. Stumpf, 2007: Warning Decision Support System - Integrated Information (WDSS-II) progress and plans. 23rd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteo. Soc., 6.3 - CD preprints.
  • Manross, K.L., R.D. Sigler, T.M. Smith, G.J. Stumpf, and K.L. Ortega, 2007: The Multi-Radar Storm Cell Indentification and Tracking (MR-SCIT) algorithm. 23rd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteo. Soc., P2.7 - CD preprints.
  • Smith, T. M., K. L. Ortega, and K. A. Scharfenberg, 2006: The Severe Hail Verification Experiment. 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteo. Soc., 5.3 - CD preprints.
  • Ortega, K.L., T. M. Smith, K. A. Scharfenberg, and A. Witt, 2006: An analysis of thunderstorm hail fall patterns in the Severe Hail Verification Experiment. 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteo. Soc., P2.4 - CD preprints.
  • Tilly, D.E., R. W. Przybylinski and T. M. Smith , 2006: Overview of the 2005 and Spring 2006 WDSS-II Demonstration at WFO St. Louis. 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO, Amer. Meteo. Soc., P5.2 - CD preprints.
  • Smith, T. M. and V. Lakshmanan, 2006: Utilizing Google Earth as a GIS platform for weather applications. 22nd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteo. Soc.
  • Ortega, K. L, and T. M. Smith, 2006: Verification of multi-sensor, multi-radar hail diagnosis techniques. 1st Severe Local Storms Special Symposium, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteo. Soc.
  • Lakshmanan, V., T. M. Smith, K. Cooper, J. J. Levit, G. J. Stumpf, and D. R. Bright, 2006: High-resolution radar data and products over the Continental United States. 22nd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, Atlanta, Amer. Meteor. Soc.
  • Fritz, A., V. Lakshmanan, T.M. Smith, E. Forren, and B. Clarke, 2006: A validation of radar reflectivity control methods. 22nd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, Atlanta, Amer. Meteor. Soc.
  • Scharfenberg, K. A., T. M. Smith and G. J. Stumpf, 2005: The testing of NSSL multi-sensor applications and data from prototype platforms in NWS forecast operations, 21st Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Washington DC, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 6A.2 - CD preprints.
  • Lakshmanan, V., I. Adrianto, T. Smith, and G. Stumpf, 2005: A spatiotemporal approach to tornado prediction. Int'l Joint Conf. on Neural Networks, Montreal.
  • Adrianto, I., T. M. Smith, K. A. Scharfenberg, and T. B. Trafalis, 2005: Evaluation of various algorithms and display concepts for weather forecasting. 21st Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems, Amer. Meteo. Soc., San Diego, CA.
  • Ortega, K. L., T. M. Smith, G. J. Stumpf, J. Hocker, and L. López, 2005: A comparison of multi-sensor hail diagnosis techniques. 21st Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Amer. Meteo. Soc., P1.11 - CD preprints.
  • Green, J.S., V. Lakshmanan and T. M. Smith, 2005: Quantitative analysis of different methods for merging radar reflectivity data. 4th AMS student conference, Amer. Meteo. Soc., San Diego, CA., P1.13.
  • Smith, T.M. and K. L. Elmore, 2004: The use of radial velocity derivatives to diagnose rotation and divergence. Preprints, 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace, Hyannis, MA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P5.6 - CD preprints.
  • Stumpf, G.J., T. M. Smith and J. Hocker, 2004: New Hail Diagnostic Parameters Dervied by Integrating Multiple Radars and Multiple Sensors. Preprints, 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P7.8 - CD preprints.
  • Stumpf, G. J., T. M. Smith, V. Lakshmanan, K. L. Manross, and K. D. Hondl, 2004: Status of Multiple-Sensor Severe Weather Application Development at NSSL. Preprints, 20th Intl. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteor., Oceanography, and Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 12.3a - CD preprints.
  • Stumpf, G. J., W. D. Zittel, A. Witt, T. M. Smith, V. K. McCoy, and S. Dulin, 2004: Using a reflectivity "scale filter" to improve performance of the Storm Cell Identification and Tracking (SCIT) algorithm. Preprints, 20th Intl. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteor., Oceanography, and Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P1.3 - CD preprints.
  • Smith, T.M, K. L. Elmore, G. J. Stumpf, and V. Lakshmanan, 2003: Detection of rotation and boundaries using two-dimensional, local, linear least squares estimates of velocity derivatives. Preprints, 31st Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Met. Soc., 310-313.
  • Smith, T. M., G. J. Stumpf, K. L. Manross, and C. Thomas, 2003: Warning Decision Support System-Integrated Information (WDSS-II). Part I: Multiple-sensor severe weather applications development at NSSL during 2002. Preprints, 19th International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Met. Soc. - CD preprints.
  • Lakshmanan, V., K. Hondl, G. Stumpf, and T. Smith, 2003: Quality Control of WSR-88D Data. Preprints, 31st Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Met. Soc., 522-525.
  • Lakshmanan, V., K. Hondl, G. Stumpf, and T. Smith, 2003: Quality control of weather radar data using texture features and a neural network. 13th Intl Conf on Pattern Recognition, Kolkota, India.
  • Stumpf, G. J., T. M. Smith, K. L. Manross, and A. E. Gerard, 2003: Warning Decision Support System-Integrated Information (WDSS-II). Part II: Real-time test at Jackson Mississippi NWSFO. Preprints, 19th International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Met. Soc. - CD preprints.
  • Stumpf, G. J., T. M. Smith, K. L. Manross, V. Lakshmanan, and K. D. Hondl, 2003: Severe weather warning application development at NSSL using multiple radars and multiple sensors. Preprints, 31st Conf. on Radar Meteor., Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 555-558.
  • Smith, T. M., K. L. Elmore, and S. A. Myers, 2002: Development and validation of downburst prediction equations for the DDPDA. Preprints, 21st Conf. On Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Met. Soc., 194-197.
  • Stumpf, G. S., T. M. Smith, and A. E. Gerard, 2002: The Multi-Radar Severe Storms Analysis Program for WDSS-II. Preprints, 21st Conf. On Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Met. Soc., 138-141.
  • Porter, C. W. and T. M. Smith, 2002: Rapid update of the National Severe Storms Laboratory severe weather detection algorithms. Preprints, 10th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Portland, OR, Amer. Met. Soc., 297-298.
  • Myers, S.A. and T. M. Smith, 2002: An evaluation of NSSL's near-storm environment algorithm. Preprints, 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX. Amer. Met. Soc., 214-216
  • Ryzhkov, A. , D. Burgess, D. Zrnic, T. Smith, and S. Giangrande, 2002: Polarimetric analysis of a 3 May 1999 tornado. Preprints, 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX. Amer. Met. Soc., 515-518.
  • Smith, T.M., S. A. Myers, and K.L. Elmore, 2000: An evaluation methodology applied to the Damaging Downburst Prediction and Detection Algorithm. Preprints, 20th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Orlando, FL, Amer. Met. Soc.
  • Smith, T. M., K. L. Elmore, and K. A. Scharfenberg, 1998: WSR-88D characteristics relevant to severe downbursts. Preprints, 19th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Minneapolis, MN, American Meteorological Society, 736-739.
  • Karl, B. A., M. I. Biggerstaff, S. Allen, and T. Smith, 1998: Performance and validation of the Damaging Downburst Prediction and Detection Algorithm for the southeast Texas bow echo outbreak on June 17, 1997. Preprints, 19th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Minneapolis, MN, American Meteorological Society, 764-767.
  • Smith, T. M., and M. D. Eilts, 1997: Prediction and detection of damaging downburst events with the WSR-88D. Preprints, 28th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Austin, TX, 376-377
  • Eilts, M. D., J. T. Johnson, E. D. Mitchell, R. J. Lynn, P. Spencer, S. Cobb, and T. M. Smith, 1996: Damaging Downburst Prediction and Detection Algorithm for the WSR-88D. Preprints, 18th Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, CA, 541-545.
  • Smith, T. M., 1995: Visualization of WSR-88D data in 3-D using Application Visualization System Software. Preprints, 14th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Dallas, TX, American Meteorological Society, 442-446.
  • Nelson, S. E., P. A. McDonald, P. R. Janish, and T. M. Smith, 1995: Visualization and utilization of modern 3-D meteorological data sets using the Application Visualization System (AVS). Preprints, 14th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Dallas, TX, American Meteorological Society, 253-258.
  • Smith, T. M. and D. W. Burgess, 1994: A comparison of thunderstorm energy indices computer on different workstations. Preprints, 10th International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Nashville, TN, American Meteorological Society, 208-212.