Session 13B Advances in Unified Modeling Frameworks (From Nowcasting to Climate)

Thursday, 16 January 2020: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
257AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
May Wong, NCAR, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory, Boulder, CO

1:30 PM
Unified Forecast System (UFS)
Hendrik L. Tolman, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and D. M. Koch, R. Rood, K. Keith, W. Pryor, F. Adimi, and S. Morris

1:45 PM
The Unified Forecast System (UFS): A Framework for Prediction Shared by Research and Operations
Richard B. Rood, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and H. L. Tolman, C. DeLuca, M. Vertenstein, A. Chawla, and A. Mehra

2:00 PM
Coordinating the Giant: The Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC)
Bill Lapenta, NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality, Silver Spring, MD; and D. L. Carlis
Manuscript (36.8 kB)

2:15 PM
38 - years of Global and Regional Reforecast and Surface Reanalysis produced by CMC-ECCC
Nedka Pentcheva, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and N. Gasset, M. Bulat, X. Wang, and R. Pavlovic

2:30 PM
Numerical Weather Prediction at The Weather Company: Overview of a Global Rapidly-Updating Forecast System
Todd Hutchinson, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, Andover, MA; and W. M. Sheridan, B. A. Wilt, K. Dixon, J. Wong, J. P. Cipriani, and B. Skamarock

2:45 PM
Advances Toward an Operational Convection-Allowing Ensemble Prediction System in the Unified Forecast System at NOAA
J. R. Carley, NOAA, College Park, MD; and B. T. Blake, T. L. Black, E. Rogers, E. Aligo, J. Abeles, L. C. Dawson, T. Lei, Y. Lin, M. E. Pyle, P. Shafran, E. Strobach, X. Zhang, J. S. Kain, C. R. Alexander, L. J. Wicker, L. M. Harris, and J. K. Wolff

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