19th Conference – Smolenice, Slovakia


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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 19TH SIRWEC CONFERENCE, Smolenice, SLOVAKIA
30 May – 01 June 2018

WELCOME SESSION: Overview of the road weather forecasting activities at SHMU
R. Habrovsky
PaperPresentation

TOPIC 1: NOVEL APPROACHES IN ROAD WEATHER SYSTEMS

Network design considerations for a new generation of high resolution road weather information systems
L. Chapman
PaperPresentation

Wyoming connected vehicle pilot to manage road weather impacts
R.K. Young
PaperPresentation

RSI – A glimpse of the future for winter maintenance
E. Almkvist
PaperPresentation

Fleet based road weather monitoring
A. Niskanen
PaperPresentation

Image-based automated winter road condition monitoring – A deep learning approach
L. Fu
PaperPresentation


TOPIC 2: ROAD WEATHER MANAGEMENT AND WINTER MAINTENANCE

Advanced road weather and maintenance information system in the Czech Republic
D. Konecny
PaperPresentation

Optimizing surface condition management
A. Varé
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TOPIC 3: RWIS SENSORS & EQUIPMENT


Test Methods for sensors of road weather stations
H. Badelt
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Innovative detection of road surface conditions in two dimensions by 2DRoad
T. Jurik
PaperPresentation

Digitalization and road weather forecasts to help decision making for road maintenance
J. Miettinen
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Selected weather facts on the example of a fixed automated spraying system in Pilisv&omul;r&omul;svár (Hungary)
J. Szczerbiński
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Amount of salt versus freezing point
D. Johns
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TOPIC 4: SYSTEMS / DECISION SUPPORT SUPPORT SYSTEMS

MDSS in Slovenia – experiences after 2 years of operation
S. Carman
PaperPresentation

MDSS snow accumulation percentage based on road segment maintenance requirements
S. Karanko
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Thermal mapping in flat lowlands and undulating uplands – a comparison of results
L. Sidlauskaité
PaperPresentation


TOPIC 5: ADVANCES IN ROAD WEATHER FORECASTING


Operational experience with ICEWARN model (METRO-CZ) in comparison with other tools
J. Sulan
PaperPresentation


Decision guidance with probabilistic road forecast
H. Odbert
PaperPresentation


Route based road condition forecast using mobile sensors
K. Schedler
PaperPresentation


A route-based forecasting model of road surface friction and snow/ice conditions
T. Fukuhara
PaperPresentation


Use errors in observation data to discover valuable information for road forecasting
I. Smeding
PaperPresentation


Experimental road weather forecasting in Hungary
A. Simon
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Verification results for road surface temperature forecasts utilizing mobile observations
V. Karsisto
PaperPresentation


TOPIC 6: METEOROLOGICAL & CLIMATOLOGICAL STUDIES


Road state climatology from the global weather corporation road weather forecasts
D. Chereschnick
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Future climate conditions for summer roads in Lithuania
J. Kazys
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Relationship between the development of a snowdrift and snow transport rate on a road section with a cut on one side – observation in Teshikaga-cho during wintertime in FY2016 and FY2017
H. Takachi
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A geostatistical approach to classification of topography and climate zones for RWIS network planning
T. Kwon
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Visability monitoring and forecasting system for traffic safety
B. Jaros
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Visibility estimation based on camera data and weather parameters
M. Hippi
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POSTERS


Validation of road weather model road surf in fennoscandia using regional climate model data
E. Tolvonen
Poster


ICEWARN – road weather forecasting for Prague City
Z. Petr
Poster



The winter maintenance of roads sites with snowdrift
O. Gladysheva
Poster


FlowKar: Using high-resolution data from vehicle sensors to improve operational weather products
H. Riede
Poster


Automatic anti-icing spraying system on the west high speed diameter in Saint Petersburg
M. Vinogradov
Poster


Proposal of a correction coefficient for the estimation of ground snowfall amounts based on x-band multiple parameter radar precipitation data
S. Omiya
Poster


Detecting the hydrometeors based on multi-frequency passive monitoring of mobile network stations signals
P. Nejedlik
Poster



Influence of shading and sky-view factor on road temperature forecast
P. Sedlák
Poster