11th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

Poster Session 2: Climatology and Long-term Satellite Studies

Monday, 15 October 2001: 2:15 PM-4:00 PM
Organizer:  Gary Jedlovec, NASA/Global Hydrology and Climate Center
specifying satellite orbits for high accuracy climate monitoring
Daniel B. Kirk-Davidoff, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and R. M. Goody and J. G. Anderson

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Longwave and window angular distribution models from CERES/TRMM radiance measurements
Natividad Manalo-Smith, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and N. G. Loeb

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Limb biases in CO2 cloud height algorithms with respect to high altitude cirrus
R. Lynn Rose, Aeromet, Inc., Tulsa, OK; and M. Bedrick, K. Swanson, and B. Morrison

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Internal consistency of the NVAP water vapor dataset
Ronnie J. Suggs, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and G. J. Jedlovec

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Radiative impact of clouds and water vapor variations above 300 mb from long-term NVAP and ISCCP observations.
G. Garrett Campbell, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and T. H. Vonder Haar, J. Fosythe, A. Kankiewicz, R. Engelen, and S. Woo

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Long Term Changes in Cloud Cover Detected in HIRS Data
Donald Wylie, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

An alternative long term OLR data set
Christopher Collimore, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. E. Waliser, G. L. Smith, T. D. Bess, D. F. Young, D. W. Martin, and K. A. Bush

A 10-year climatology of cloud properties and radiation fluxes based on the AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Data Set
Xuanji Wang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Key and M. Pavolonis

Climate analysis with the 21-yr HIRS Pathfinder radiance clear-sky data set
Darren L. Jackson, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Bates

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Comparisons of cloud analyses from independent infrared and sounder retrievals
Robert P. d'Entremont, AER, Lexington, MA; and D. P. Wylie

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Cloud climate investigations in Scandinavia during the last decade using high-resolution NOAA AVHRR data

Initiation of a high resolution tropical cloud climatology
Mary Bedrick, Aeromet, Inc., Tulsa, OK; and K. Swanson, L. Rose, and B. Morrison

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An analysis of cloud and rainfall distributions over deforested Amazonia using TRMM and GOES measurements
Frédéric J. Chagnon, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and A. J. Negri, J. Wang, L. Xu, R. M. Adler, and R. L. Bras

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Mesoscale satellite climatologies in costa rica
Bernadette H. Connell, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and V. Castro Leon

Wind regime GOES cloud cover composites for the Wakefield, VA County Warning Area
Cynthia L. Combs, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. A. Stuart, M. DeMaria, and T. H. Vonder Haar

Investigations of liquid water path spatial variability using MODIS
Robert Wood, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. L. Hartmann

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The influence of Antarctic cloud and surface properties on cloud radiative forcing at the surface
Michael J. Pavolonis, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Key

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ENSO in Highly Reflective Cloud: A fresh look
David W. Martin, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. C. Collimore and M. H. Hitchman

Development of a climatology of cloud properties derived from GOES over the southeastern Pacific for PACS
J. Kirk Ayers, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, D. F. Young, W. L. Smith Jr., and L. Nguyen


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A prototype Benchmark Thermal Radiance Measurement
John A. Dykema, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and J. G. Anderson and R. M. Goody

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Aerosol optical depth over land from the AVHRR pathfinder atmosphere data set
Kenneth R. Knapp, CIRA/Colorado State Univ. and NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD


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Water vapor transport over the tropical oceans during El Niño and La Niña and its implication for the tropical circulation: A satellite approach
Byung-Ju Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; and F. R. Robertson, E. A. Smith, and S. C. Park

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VARIABILITY IN UTH and Water Cycle Dynamics
John J. Bates, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO

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An Assessment of Upper Tropospheric Humidity Measurements from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Brian J. Soden, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and D. Turner, R. Ferrare, B. Lesht, and J. Goldsmith

Tracy L. DeLiberty, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and J. A. Callahan

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Tropical precipitable water climatology for equatorial waves
Paul E. Roundy, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA

Wesley Berg, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and C. Kummerow

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A TRMM-calibrated infrared technique for convective and stratiform rainfall: Analysis and validation
Andrew J. Negri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Xu and R. F. Adler

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Global trends (1979 to 2001) in mean and extreme rainfall from a new satellite-gauge merged data set
Scott Curtis, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, G. J. Huffman, E. J. Nelkin, and D. T. Bolvin

Standard Errors of the estimated trend in channel 2 of the microwave sounding unit
David S. Crosby, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and M. D. Goldberg, T. Mo, and Z. Cheng

Interannual Variations in HIRS Observations of the Temperature Inversion over the Antarctic Plateau
Steven A. Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. Frey and J. Key

Global satellite-based study of the diurnal range of land surface temperature
Ivan Csiszar, CIRA and NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and G. Gutman