Session 1 Observational Networks and Systems

Monday, 29 April 2013: 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
South Room (Renaissance Seattle Hotel)
Host: 12th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
Von P. Walden, University of Idaho, Geography, Moscow, ID

8:30 AM
Welcoming Remarks

8:45 AM
Variability of Arctic Ocean heat content: A model-based analysis and implications for autonomous observing systems
Michael Steele, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and Camille Lique, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
9:00 AM
Antarctic Satellite Composite Imagery: 20 Years of Polar Observations
Matthew A. Lazzara, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. E. Mikolajczyk, R. A. Kohrs, J. Robiadek, D. A. Santek, N. Bearson, and S. L. Knuth
9:15 AM
The Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Network: The Challenges and Rewards of Making Polar Observations
David E. Mikolajczyk, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. A. Lazzara, L. J. Welhouse, L. M. Keller, J. E. Thom, M. Tsukernik, and J. J. Cassano
9:30 AM
2012 Seasonal Forecasts Using the Navy's Arctic Cap Nowcast/Forecast System
Richard Allard, NRL, Stennis Space Center, MS; and P. Posey, E. J. Metzger, R. H. Preller, D. A. Hebert, A. J. Wallcraft, M. W. Phelps, J. Hutchings, and O. M. Smedstad
10:00 AM
Results from a new reconstruction of Antarctic near-surface temperatures since the 1950s
Julien P. Nicolas, Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. H. Bromwich and A. J. Monaghan
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