Session 4 R2O Progress in GNSS Radio Occultations and Reflectometry for Numerical Weather Prediction, Ionospheric Studies & Prediction and Ocean Surface Properties

Tuesday, 14 January 2020: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
251 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Shu-Peng (Ben) Ho, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Center for Satellite Applications and Research, College Park, MD and C. Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Center for Satellite Applications and Research, College Park, MD

8:30 AM
RO data exploitation to optimize impact of COSMIC-2 to improve global and hurricane numerical weather forecasts at NOAA
Lidia Cucurull, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and K. Rosado, R. A. Anthes, and R. J. Purser

8:45 AM
GNSS-RO data assimilation advancement and implementation at JCSDA and NCEP
Hui Shao, JCSDA, College Park, MD; and H. zhang, S. Dutta, F. vandenberghe, J. Yoe, A. Collard, D. Kleist, and T. Auligné

9:00 AM
The 17-year Radio Occultation Meteorology Satellite Application Facility (ROM SAF) Radio Occultation Climate Data Record
Kent B. Lauritsen, Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark; and H. Gleisner, J. Nielsen, and S. Syndergaard

9:15 AM
Intercomparison of Hyperspectral Infrared Sounders with Simulated Radiances from GNSS-RO Inputs
Erin M. Lynch, CICS, College Park, MD; and F. Iturbide-Sanchez, S. Ho, and C. Cao

9:30 AM
Error Assessments in the GNSS Radio Occultation Excess Phase/Bending Angle Calculation
B. Zhang, CISESS/ESSIC, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. Ho, X. Shao, and C. Cao

9:45 AM
NOAA Integrated Cal/Val System for Radio Occultation Performance Monitoring and Data Quality Assurance
xinjia zhou, GST inc., Greenbelt, MD; NOAA, College Park, MD; and S. Ho and C. Cao

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