Session 10B National and International Efforts & Partnerships i.e. Community Global Modeling: Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) & Beyond: Improvements, Key Components & Statistical Techniques to evaluate Global Models -Part I

Wednesday, 15 January 2020: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
251 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Vijay Tallapragada, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Environmental Modelling Center, College Park, MD and Fanglin Yang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Environmental Modeling Center, College Park, MD

1:30 PM
NOAA's Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) Program Update
Dorothy M Koch, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Silver Spring, MD; and H. L. Tolman, W. Pryor, F. Adimi, and S. Morris

1:45 PM
A Community Effort to Unify Verification and Validation Efforts
Tara Jensen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Manikin, J. A. Otkin, I. Stajner, and Z. Wang

2:00 PM
Fostering National and International Collaboration through the Enhanced Model Evaluation Tools (METplus)
Tara Jensen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Halley Gotway, M. P. Row, J. J. Levit, B. Strong, and M. Marquis

2:15 PM
Model Upgrade Plan and Initial Results from a Prototype NCEP Global Forecast System Version 16
Fanglin Yang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and V. Tallapragada, J. S. Kain, H. Wei, R. Yang, V. A. Yudin, S. Moorthi, J. Han, Y. T. Hou, J. Wang, R. Treadon, and D. T. Kleist

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