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Saturday, 11 January 2020

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Student Conference Registration
Location: North Lobby (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

7:30 AM-8:00 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Registration (Saturday)

8:00 AM-9:00 AM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Student Conference Breakfast
Location: Ballroom Foyer (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

9:00 AM-10:10 AM: Saturday, 11 January 2020

Recording files available
Session
Session 1: Welcoming Remarks
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
9:00 AM
Welcome from the Student Conference Planning Committee
Makenzie Krocak, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and G. H. Kerr and M. D. Flournoy
9:20 AM
Building on the Past and Creating an AMS of the Future
Jenni L. Evans, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA
9:35 AM
Failing My Way to the Lorenz Award
John Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
9:50 AM
Are We Listening? Engaging with Decision-Makers
Mary Glackin, AMS President-Elect, Washington, DC

10:10 AM-10:25 AM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Break

10:25 AM-12:00 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Session
Session 2: The Geoscience MBA: Mind, Body, Attitude
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Rotation 1: 10:25 AM – 10:50 AM

Rotation 2: 10:55 AM – 11:25 AM

Rotation 3: 11:30 AM –12:00 PM

Recording files available
Session
Session 2A: Mind
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Lily Campbell, University of Oklahoma
10:25 AM
Welcome Banner by Lily Campbell
The Pursuit of Happiness: It’s not Trivial
Melissa Burt, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CA
Put Your Oxygen Mask on First: Managing Mental Health in Meteorology
Rick Smith, NWS Norman, Norman, OK
Recording files available
Session
Session 2B: Body
Location: 203 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Rachel Miller
10:25 AM
Welcome Banner by Rachel Miller
The elusive balance of work and health - suggestions for a personal toolbox
Jens Redemann, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Mind, Body, Attitude: Learning to Respect the Connections
Yvette Richardson, Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA
Recording files available
Session
Session 2C: Attitude
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Meredith Fish, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
10:25 AM
Welcome Banner by Meredith Fish
No, I Won’t #SticktoWeather: Measuring Happiness & Success in the Era of Likes, Retweets, and Harassment
Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA
Research: A life of two halves, or it should be
David Lavers, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom

12:05 PM-12:30 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020

Recording files available
Session
Session 3: Introduction to Conversations with Professionals
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Zoey Rosen, Colorado State University; Tyler Fenske, University of Miami
12:05 PM
Welcome Banner by Zoey Rosen

12:30 PM-2:00 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Lunch Break
Location: Ballroom West (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

2:00 PM-3:45 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Session
Session 4: Conversations with Professionals
Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Tyler Fenske, University of Miami; Zoey Rosen, Colorado State University
Rotation 1: 2:05 PM – 2:25 PM

Rotation 2: 2:30 PM – 2:50 PM

Rotation 3: 2:55 PM – 3:15 PM

Rotation 4: 3:20 PM – 3:40 PM


Session
Session 4A: Conversations with Professionals—Private Sector Speakers
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Bryan Engelsen: Ballroom East

Karen Kosiba: Room 203

Becky DePodwin: Room 204AB

2:00 PM
Erin Rinehart: Room 205A


Session
Session 4B: Conversations with Professionals—Public Sector (Government) Speakers
Location: 203 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Katherine Hawley: Room 205B

Ashton Robinson-Cook: Room 206A

Amber Emory: Room 206B

Qing Liang: Room 207

Rick Smith: Room 208

2:00 PM
Ryan Rickert and Jeremy DeHart: Room 209


Session
Session 4C: Conversations with Professionals—Media and Broadcast Speakers
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Kathy Sabine: Room 211

Shiri Spear: Room 212


Session
Session 4D: Conversations with Professionals—Academia Speakers
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Marianna Linz: Room 251

Brian Tang: Room 252A

Tim Canty: Room 252B


Panel Discussion
Session 4E: Conversations with Professionals—Graduate Student Panel
Location: 205B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Panelists: Matthew D. Flournoy, CIMMS/NSSL and Univ. of Oklahoma; Lena Dziechowski, University of Massachusetts at Lowell; Holly Mallinson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; A. Addison Alford, Univ. of Oklahoma; Ryann Wakefield, Univ. of Oklahoma; Jeremiah Otero Piersante, Colorado State Univ.

Panel Discussion
Session 4F: Conversations with Professionals—Graduate Admissions Panel:
Location: 206A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Panelists: Alex Gonzalez, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY; Sonia Lasher-Trapp, Univ. of Illinois; Nicole Riemer, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3:45 PM-4:00 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Coffee Break

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Session
Session 5: Breakout Session: What’s Next?
Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Recording files available
Session
Session 5A: Integrated Warning Team. Part I
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Massey Bartolini, University at Albany (SUNY); Quinton Lawton, Univ. of Miami
Moderators: Melissa Di Spigna, NWS; Tom Bedard, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions
Speaker: Joe Dellicarpini, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions
4:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Massey Bartolini
4:15 PM
Integrated Warning Team by Tom Bedard
4:30 PM
Integrated Warning Team Part 1 by Tom Bedard
Recording files available
Session
Session 5B: Resume Workshop. Part I
Location: 203 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Aaron Alexander, Univ. of California, Davis
4:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Aaron Alexander
4:15 PM
Resume Writing 101 by Althea Gaffney
Recording files available
Session
Session 5C: Mastering Your Doctorate
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Elena M. Fernández, Cornell University
4:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Elena Fernandez

Master Your Life, Then Go For Your Doctorate!
Marcela Loria-Salazar, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
What to Look for in a Graduate School Experience
Matthew R. Kumjian, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA
Trials and Tribulations of Earning a PhD
David J. Stensrud, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA
Navigating Life as a Grad Student and Early Career Scientist
Philippe Papin, SUNY Albany, Albany, NY

Recording files available
Session
Session 5D: Nontraditional Jobs in the Geosciences
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Keenan Eure, Pennsylvania State University
4:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Keenan Eure

Career Choices and Opportunities They Don’t Tell You About
Lorena Medina Luna, NCAR, Boulder, CO
Flight Cancelled Due to Weather
Erin Rinehart, Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX
Becoming a Certified Consulting Meteorologist: A Flexible Way to Work for Yourself or Supplement Your Income
Pamela Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Watkinsville, GA
Finding your Freedom: Weaving Research, Business, and Leadership
Elise Schultz, CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, AL

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Saturday, 11 January 2020


Career Resource and Graduate School Fair (Saturday)
Location: East Registration (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Resource Fair & Graduate School Reception
Location: East Registration (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Sunday, 12 January 2020

7:30 AM-8:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Registration (Sunday)
Location: North Lobby (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

8:00 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Coffee Break

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Meet and Greet (Sunday)
Location: Ballroom Foyer (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Session
Meet President Jenni Evans
Location: Ballroom Foyer (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals

8:30 AM-8:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Academic Family Tree (Sunday)
Location: Hall B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

9:00 AM-9:40 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Session
Session 1: Welcome and Networking with Your Peers
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Cochairs: Jordan Bell, NASA SPoRT; Bill Burkey, ERM; Bradford Johnson, TriVector Services, Inc.; Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc.

9:00 AM-9:45 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020

Recording files available
Session
Session 6: Hindcasts, Nowcasts, and Forecasts: How Extreme Weather Has Shaped the Enterprise
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Holly Mallinson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9:00 AM
Welcome Banner by Holly Mallinson
Understanding Severe Convective Storms: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been
Harold Brooks, Univ. of Oklahoma School of Meteorology, Norman, OK
The 22000 Mile View Every 60 Seconds: Advances in Geostationary Observations of Extreme Weather
Kimberly Wood, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

The Future: NOAA's Role In Preparing Society
Andy Nash, NWS, Burlington, VT

9:00 AM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


AMS Oral History Project (Sunday)
Location: Westin Hotel

Guest Welcome and Information Desk
Location: North Lobby (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

9:50 AM-10:45 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Session
#ShareYourAMSStory
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Chair: Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc.
CoChair: Jared Rennie, NCICS/North Carolina State Univ.

Session
Session 7: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field
Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Rotation 1: 9:50 AM – 10:00 AM

Rotation 2: 10:05 AM – 10:15 AM

Rotation 3: 10:20AM – 10:30 AM

Rotation 4: 10:35 AM – 10:45 AM

Recording files available
Session
Session 7A: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field—9 Tips For Communicating Science To Non-Scientist
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Lena Dziechowski, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
9:50 AM
Introduction by Moderator
Marshall Shepherd
Recording files available
Session
Session 7B: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field Demonstrating Your Excellence: Giving Noteworthy Presentations
Location: 203 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Aaron Alexander, Univ. of California, Davis
Sonia Lasher-Trapp
Recording files available
Session
Session 7C: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field—An Early Career Perspective on Navigating the Academic Job Search
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Kristofer Tuftedal
Victor Gensini
Recording files available
Session
Session 7D: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field—Dispatch from the Field: Designing and Managing Effective Large and Small Scale Field Campaigns
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Jonathon Klepatzki, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Anna Wilson
Recording files available
Session
Session 7E: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field—Write to think: How writing drives your research forward
Location: 205B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Ryann Wakefield, Univ. of Oklahoma
Nicole Riemer
Recording files available
Session
Session 7F: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field—One step past your comfort zone: Initiating and building professional relationships
Location: 206A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Margaret Orr, University of Georgia
Stacey Hitchcock
Recording files available
Session
Session 7G: Breakout Session: Skills for the Field—Staying Relevant: Forecast Trends In Broadcasting
Location: 206B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Nicholas S. Grondin, University of Tennessee
Cindy Fitzgibbon

10:45 AM-10:55 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Break

10:55 AM-11:50 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020

Recording files available
Session
Session 8: It All Starts with Observations: Stories from the Field
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Jeremiah Otero Piersante, Colorado State Univ.
10:55 AM
Welcome Banner by Jeremiah Piersante
“Moments of Aha and Revelation in the Field: Things You Will Not Learn Behind a Computer
Phil Chilson, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
“N good reasons for students to get involved in field work”
Ken Davis, Penn State University, University Park, PA
“Field notes from measurement campaigns for complex terrain meteorology”
Holly Oldroyd, Davis, CA
“Getting to Know Tornadoes”
Erik Rasmussen, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, Norman, OK

10:55 AM-11:55 AM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Joint Session
Breaking In: Surviving the Early Career Transition
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals; and the 19th Annual Student Conference )
Moderators: Jordan Bell, NASA SPoRT; Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc.
Panelists: Bradford Johnson, Trivector Services, Inc./NOAA/OAR; Elise V. Schultz, Florida State University; Elyse Smith, KRCG 13; Justin Pullin, NOAA

11:50 AM-12:00 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Break

11:55 AM-1:00 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Session
Joint Lunch Session with BPSM: Entrepreneurship and the Roads Less Traveled
Location: 205C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Moderator: Adam K.S. Simkowski, Mississippi State Univ., ACES
Panelists: Matt Rogers, Commodity Weather Group, LLC; Morgan Brown Yarker, Yarker Consulting; Brian V. Smoliak, The Climate Corporation; Alicia Wasula, Shade Tree Meteorology, LLC

12:00 PM-12:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020

Recording files available
Session
Session 9: Keynote Presentation
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Makenzie Krocak, University of Oklahoma; Gaige Hunter Kerr, Johns Hopkins University; Matthew D. Flournoy, Colorado State University
12:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Kenzie Krocak
S211
Building a Climate-Safe Future
Jonathan Foley, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), Madison, WI

12:00 PM-3:45 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Speaker Ready Room (Sunday)
Location: 102B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

12:00 PM-8:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Poster Hall
Location: Hall B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

12:30 PM-2:00 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Special Presidential Forum Preview: "A Climatologist, an Engineer, and a Social Scientist Walk Into a Bar: Tough Choices on a Warming Planet"
Location: 210AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

12:35 PM-2:00 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Lunch (grab a to-go meal and attend the Presidential Forum!)

1:00 PM-2:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador Round-Table Discussion
Location: Commonwealth C (Westin Hotel)
Host: Town Hall Meetings
Organizer: Doug Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS
Facilitators: Doug Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS; Brian Jackson, NWS
Panelist: Doug Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS

1:10 PM-2:20 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Session
Negotiation: Maximizing Your Worth
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Moderator: Bill Burkey, ERM
Panelists: Mary Glackin, AMS President-Elect; Victor A. Gensini, Northern Illinois Univ.; Joshua Darr, JLT Re; Kelly Lombardo, The Pennsylvania State University; Irene Sans, WFTV Channel 9 ABC

2:00 PM-3:45 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Session
Session 10: Breakout Session: Hands-on experiences
Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference

Session
Session 10A: Resume Workshop. Part II
Location: 203 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Aaron Alexander, Univ. of California, Davis
2:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Aaron Alexander


Panel Discussion
Session 10B: Broadcast Tape Swap
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Nicholas S. Grondin, University of Tennessee
Panelists: Kathy Sabine, University of Tennessee; Kevin Lemanowicz, 9NEWS KUSA NBC; Janice Huff, WNBC
2:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Nicholas Grondin

Recording files available
Panel Discussion
Session 10C: Bystander Training
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: A. Addison Alford, Univ. of Oklahoma
2:00 PM
Welcome Banner by Addison Alford

Meredith Hastings, Brown University, Providence, RI
Melissa Burt, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO


Session
Session 10D: Python Workshop
Location: 205B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Chair: Eli Dennis, CICS
Sean Arms, Unidata, Boulder, CO

Julian Chastang, Unidata, Boulder, CO

Howard Van Dam, Unidata, Boulder, CO

Max Grover, Unidata, Boulder, CO


Session
Session 10E: Integrated Warning Team. Part II: In Their Rainboots
Location: 205C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
Cochairs: Massey Bartolini, University at Albany (SUNY); Quinton Lawton, Univ. of Miami
2:00 PM
Welcome banner by Massey Bartolini

Melissa Di Spigna, NOAA/NWS Eastern Region Headquarters, Bohemia, NY

Tom Bedard, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, Wichita, KS

2:30 PM-3:10 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Session
Mi Camino: Navigating Your Space in Broadcasting
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Speaker: Denise Isaac, NBC10 Boston

2:30 PM-3:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Newcomer's Welcome and Informational Exchange
Location: 104A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

3:15 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Session
Networking with AMS Professionals
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Cochairs: Bill Burkey, ERM; Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc.; Jordan Bell, NASA SPoRT; Bradford Johnson, Trivector Services, Inc./NOAA/OAR

4:00 PM-6:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Presidential Forum, Annual Meeting Welcome, Annual Review and Awards Ceremony
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

6:30 PM-8:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Career Resource and Graduate School Fair (Sunday)
Location: East Registration (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Student Conference Poster Session
Location: Hall B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Welcome Reception Honoring 2020 AMS Awardees and Newly Elected Fellows
Location: 104A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Poster Session 1
AI and Machine Learning
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S1
Identifying Irrigated Agricultural Land of Alabama Using Remote Sensing and Machine Learning
Ryann Lee Firestine, Troy Univ., Troy, AL; and C. Handyside, T. M. Syed, and L. Hu

S2
Testing Machine Learning for Regional Climate Applications in the Pacific Northwest
Katrina Wheelan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Williams College, Williamstown, MA; and R. McCrary and E. Gutmann

S3
Machine Learning Approach to Identifying Aerosol and Geophysical Variable Influence on Southwest Pacific Ocean Tropical Cyclone Development
Rupsa Bhowmick, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA; and J. Trepanier and A. M. Haberlie

S4
Using Machine Learning to Predict Tornadoes Based on Sounding and Reanalysis Data
Maria Geogdzhayeva, Hunter College High School, New York, NY

S5
Forecasting Dangerous Particulate Matter Using Deep Learning
Matthew Pittendreigh, Keene State College, Keene, NH; and S. McGregor and N. Traviss


Poster Session 2
Applied/Operational Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S6
An Examination and Verification of Forecasts Containing "Heavy Rain" Issued by WFO Gray, Maine: 2014–19
Brianna G Bealo, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH; and E. G. Hoffman

S8
Weather Conditions and Patterns for Cold-Related EMS High-Impact Days in NYC
Katharine E. Ferrera, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and A. K. Mendez and N. F. Laird

S9
A Temporal and Spatial Analysis of Cold-Related EMS Calls in New York City
Andrew K. Mendez, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, CA; and K. E. Ferrera and N. F. Laird

S10
Heat Wave Identification Using an Operational Weather Model and Analog Ensemble
Alon Sidel, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA

Handout (1.4 MB)

S11
Investigation into the Correlation of Solar Modules within a Subgrid for the Island of Barbados
Alton Daley Jr., Caribbean Institue for Meteorology and Hydrology, Bridgetown, Barbados; and K. K. S. Hall and D. A. Farrell

S12
Climate Change to Intensify Atmospheric River-Induced Flood Damage in the Western United States
James McCarthy, Gonzaga Univ., Spokane, WA; and T. W. Corringham

S13
Quantifying the Relationship between Weather Forecast and Derivative Pricing
Jade Chi-Mei Liu, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and S. Ngu


Poster Session 3
Atmospheric Chemistry, Aerosols, and Air Quality
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S15
Analysis of the Vertical Profile of Aerosols over the Salton Sea during NASA SARP 2019
Noah Hirshorn, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO; and A. MacDonald, R. Bahreini, A. J. Beyersdorf, and L. Gratz

S16
Wildfire-Driven Changes in the Abundance of Gas-Phase Pollutants in the City of Boise, Idaho, during Summer 2018
Emily Lill, The Ohio State Univ., Waynesville, OH; and J. Lindaas, J. Juncosa, T. L. Campos, F. Flocke, E. C. Apel, R. S. Hornbrook, A. J. Hills, K. Ullmann, A. Jarnot, N. J. Blake, W. Permar, L. Hu, A. J. Weinheimer, S. Hall, and E. Fischer

S17
Remote Sensing of Particle Pollution over Baltimore
Manuel Miranda, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and R. Delgado

S18
Determining the Effects of Saharan Dust over Houston
Amber Nicole Schlessiger, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and T. Logan

S19
Meteorological Developments of Dust Events in Senegal
Kayla McCauley, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA

Handout (8.1 MB)

S20
An Analysis of Lightning Characteristics during Hurricane Harvey
Claire Adeline Onak, Lake Superior State Univ., Sault Sainte Marie, MI

S21
Biological Particles (Bacteria and Fungi) in Thunderstorms
Harrison P. Rademacher, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and D. Delene, K. Ardon-Dryer, and M. San Francisco

S22
Variations of Aerosol Concentrations due to Summer Afternoon Thunderstorm Activities in the Taipei Basin
Kayleen Torres, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and J. P. Chen and F. Yu

S23
The Effect of Deep Convection on Ozone Levels in Southeast Pennsylvania
Ashley E Sebok, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA

S24
Gaseous Elemental Mercury Fluxes at Harvard Forest Near Petersham, Massachusetts
Eric Michael Roy, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA; and D. Obrist, S. Sun, J. W. Munger, and R. Commane

S25
A Year of Passive Hydrocarbon Monitoring Next to an Eagle Ford Well Site
Olivia M. Sablan, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

S26
Determination of Dust Particle Mineral Percentages by Semiquantitative Analysis Using X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Linear Spectral Unmixing
Mohammad Reza Sadrian, Univ. of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV; and W. M. Calvin and J. P. Engelbrecht

S27
Air Quality Forecasting of Fine Particulate Matter with Purple Air Monitors: Monitor Calibration and Model Validation
Cameron Spiess Spiess, Keene State College, Keene, NH; and S. McGregor and N. Traviss

S28
Diagnosing Summertime PM2.5 Biases of the Community Multiscale Air Quality Model
Benjamin Yang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and J. McQueen and J. Huang

S31
Assimilating GOES Observations to Improve Air Quality Simulation for the 2016 Summer Ozone Episode
Peiyang Cheng, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. T. White and A. P. Biazar

S32
Impact of Meteorology in Ozone Production during OWLETS-2
Amanze Ejiogu, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and B. J. Carroll, V. Caicedo, B. Demoz, and R. Delgado

S33
CALIPSO-Derived Wildfire Plume Injection Height Statistics: Comparing Version 3 and Version 4 Data from CALIOP
Ariana Castillo, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; LRC, Hampton, VA; and A. Soja

S34
EOF Analysis of Tropical Tropospheric Ozone in a Chemical Reanalysis
Margaret Bruckner, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI; and B. Pierce and A. L. Lenzen

S35
Use of Low-Cost Air Monitoring Sensors in a Valley Community in New England to Better Understand Elevated Woodsmoke Pollution during Localized Air Inversions
Elizabeth Abrevaya, Keene State College, Keene, NH; and G. Thayer, K. West, J. Woodward, C. Brehme, T. Webler, S. McGregor, and N. Traviss

S36
Assessment of Ozone Soundings during the Summer of 2019 Air Quality Exceedances in Baltimore, Maryland
Amanze Ejiogu, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and R. Bascal, V. Caicedo, B. Demoz, and R. Delgado


Poster Session 4
Aviation
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S37
Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Office of NextGen Weather Research Branch Internship Program
Hannah M. Goodson, FAA, Washington, DC; Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA

S38
The Impact of Extreme Weather on the National Airspace
Tyler Scott Harrington, FAA, Washington, DC


Poster Session 5
Boundary Layer Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S40
Boundary Layer Convergence
Emmanuel Newsome, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and B. Demoz

S42
An Investigation of Surface Inversion Characteristics in Shallow Topography
Nicole Steeves, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; and A. L. Hiscox

S43
The Projection of Turbulent Mixing Variations on an Extratropical Cyclone
Matthew T. Vaughan, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and R. G. Fovell

Handout (8.1 MB)

S44

Poster Session 7
Cloud Physics
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S74
Microphysical Characteristics of the Cloud Systems over the Tibetan Plateau in Boreal Summer via Satellite Datasets
Jinghua Chen, Nanjing Univ. of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China

S75
Cloud Climatology over Baltimore
Gabrielle Davis Davis, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and V. Caicedo, B. Demoz, and R. Delgado

S76
S78
Anthropogenic Climate Change Effects on Melting-Level Heights
Antonio Maximiliano Elizondo, Champaign, IL; and S. Lasher-Trapp and R. J. Trapp

S79
Possible Relative Humidity Changes below the Melting Level in Future Climates over the Contiguous United States
Marley E. Majetic, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Urbana, IL; and S. Lasher-Trapp and R. J. Trapp

S80
CIPS Gravity Wave Analysis
Gabriela Himmele, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA


Poster Session 8
Communication and Education
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S82
Understanding the Nonuniform Perception of Tornado Risk of Central Oklahoma Residents
Rebekah Cheatham, Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and W. D. Terwey, K. E. Klockow-McClain, P. T. Marsh, H. E. Brooks, and K. Berry

S83
NOAA Satellite and Information Service and Education: Building a STEM-Literate Workforce
Kaitlyn Goode, Millersville Univ. of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA; and T. Harding and K. Hawley

S85
Penn State Campus Weather Service: Excellence in Student-Run Forecasting and Broadcasting Experience
Matt Hoenig, Campus Weather Service, Univ. Park, PA; and M. Susko

S86
Starting from Scratch: How to Build a Progressive Broadcast Branch within an Operational Student Organization
Jenna Grace Warner, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and N. M. Rhodes and S. Riley

S87
S88
The Development of an Emergency Response Plan for Mount Washington
Kayla Eileen Kennedy, Department of Safety, State of New Hampshire, Concord, NH; Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY

S89
A Review and Compilation of Misconceptions in Atmospheric and Climate Science
Haeli D. Leighty, Univeristy of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and D. Kopacz

S90
Into the Simulator: Development of a New Suite of Training Tools to Address the Needs of the Modern Weather Forecaster
Karl P. Schneider, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and K. Bowley, N. Tulli, A. Person, and C. Bahrmann

S91
Building Coastal Community Resilience through STEM Education and Engagement
Yixin Ye, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and B. S. Barrett, G. Nakano, A. Phelps, E. Weaver, and S. Goedert


Poster Session 9
Data Assimilation and Numerical Weather Prediction
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S92
Evaluation of the Rapid Refresh Numerical Weather Prediction Model in the Arctic
Matthew Bray, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and D. D. Turner and G. de Boer

S93
Modeling the Lower Arctic Atmosphere to Evaluate NOAA Prediction Tools
EliseAnne Koskelo, ESRL, Boulder, CO; and A. Solomon and T. Uttal

S94
Understanding and Eliminating Forecast Busts in Global Numerical Weather Prediction Models
Connor M. Bruce, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. Parsons and C. P. Rattray

S95
S96
Multiphysics Sensitivity Investigations of Tropical Cyclones with FV3-SAR
Noah Tewksbury, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; EMC, College Park, MD; and E. Strobach, B. Liu, and J. Dong

S97
Using a Neural Network as an Improved Method of Predicting Wind Gusts in the HRRR
Jesse D. Turner, NOAA, Broomfield, CO; and D. D. Turner


Poster Session 10
Ecosystems and Agriculture
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S102
Joint Impacts of Heat and Moisture on Global Crop Yields
Corey Lesk, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and E. D. Coffel, J. M. Winter, D. Ray, and R. M. Horton

S104
An Estimation of Crop Planting Dates through the Use of Remotely Sensed Data
Jacob Zanker, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and J. Starr and J. Zhang

Handout (673.2 kB)

S105
Using Space-Based Imagery for the Identification of Hemlock Forests to Model Future Invasive Species Expansion due to Warming Winter Temperatures
Ryan Hammock, NASA DEVELOP, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; The Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; and R. Inman, A. Barenblitt, and N. Kokkirala

S106
Investigating the Impact of Land Cover Change on the Northern Great Plains
Kaela Marie Lucke, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and A. K. Scott, A. D. Kennedy, and J. Starr

S107
Environmental Factors Affecting Water Quality in Dilaire, Haiti
Morgan Sierra Alexander, NSF, Alexandria, VA; Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and J. M. Collins and J. Cuevas

S108
Surpassing 2°C from Diet Alone
Catherine Christine Ivanovich, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and I. B. Ocko and D. Gordon

S109
The Effect of Climate Change on the Spread of Mosquito-Borne Diseases
Jenelle Alana Edwards, Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, Norman, OK


Poster Session 11
Extreme Weather Events
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S110
Validating Derived Flood Stages from Streamflow Recurrence Interval
Charlotte Rosalie Dungan, NOAA, Marietta, GA

S112
Comparing California Atmospheric River Flood Events in a Current and Future Climate
Erin Alexys Sherman, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and E. M. Dougherty and K. L. Rasmussen

S113
An Investigation of Extreme Rainfall Events in California
Kristine M. Chen, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. P. Lillo, D. B. Parsons, and V. Fall

S114
A 10-Year Climatology of High-Wind Events and Examination of Watches, Warnings, and Advisories on the East Coast
Chad Wiley, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and G. Linscott and E. G. Hoffman

S115
Investigating the Uncertainties of Forecasting NE Cold Season Precipitation in Numerical Weather Prediction Models
Yanna Chen, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and E. Joseph, R. G. Fovell, and M. S. Evans

S116
A Climatology of East Coast High Wind Events and Their Impacts from 2009 to 2018
Gabrielle Linscott, Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY; and C. Wiley and E. G. Hoffman

S118
Typing Tornadoes by Storm Mode in the Southeast United States: 1996–2017
Marisa R. Karpinski, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA; and A. M. Haberlie and B. Keim

S120
Evaluating Future U.S. Tornadic Supercell Development Using the WRF-ARW Model
Hunter R. Wilkes, Jackson School of Geosciences, The Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

S121
Prolonged Severe Tornado Outbreaks in the United States in the Context of Atmospheric Blocking
Savannah Sara Tennyson, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN; and R. M. Simpson


Poster Session 12
Fire Weather
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S123
An Identification of Forecast Biases to Improve Fire Danger Forecasts in Colorado
Brandon K. Cohen, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, Monroe, LA; and P. T. Schlatter and L. Kriederman

S125
A Case Study of Pyrotornadogenesis from a Prescribed Burn near San Angelo, Texas
Joseph M. Langfeld, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and L. D. Newell and T. Logan

S126
The Modification of the Daily Fire Danger Categorization Basis (DFDR) for Guam
Amanda F. M. Bowden, NWS, Athens, GA; and W. B. Aydlett and G. Miller

S127
Evaluating a Probability-Based Model for Prescribed Fire Forecasting with Machine Learning
Anxhelo Agastra, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and C. Fite and C. Holmes


Poster Session 13
GIS
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S128
Building a Resilient Community: NOAA's Hazard Exposure and Risk Exploration (HERE) Tool
Leah Michelle Moore, NOAA, Seattle, WA; Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

S129
Topographic and Surface Roughness Influences on Tornadogenesis and Decay
Tyler Muncy, Ohio Univ., Athens, OH; and J. Houser


Poster Session 14
Hydrometeorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S131
The Human Dimension to Drought Monitoring: Can Remote Sensing Data Corroborate the Lived Experience of Drought on the Ground?
Abigail Stokes, Univ. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and P. Keys and T. Pickering

S132
S133
Improving Flash Flood Warning Services in Northern New England
Katy Hollinger, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and J. Arnott

S134
Examining Wetland Evapotranspiration Sensitivities to Northern Lake Michigan Atmospheric Moisture Returns Following High and Low Ice Cover Years
Kyle T. DeLong, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI; and D. B. Kluver and W. Robertson

S136
Examining Trends in the Hydroclimatology of New York State Waterways from 1958 to 2018
Elena M. Fernández, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY; and A. DeGaetano

S137
Spatiotemporal Analysis of Precipitation Frequency in Texas Using High-Resolution Radar Products
Dawit Tesfalidet Ghebreyesus, Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; and H. Sharif

S138
Development of High-Resolution Precipitation and Temperature Products for New York City
Adrian Pena, NOAA-CESSRST, New York, NY; and T. Lakhankar

S139
Precipitation-Based Modeling of Water Quality Within an Urban Recreational Watershed
Jennifer Williams, Texas A&M Univ.-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX; and J. Congo, X. Cai, J. DeGrande, and P. Tissot

S140
Flood Forecasting for a Small Watershed: Case Study of Cypress Creek, Texas
Aditia Rojali, FIU, MIAMI, FL; and V. Verma, L. Bian, and A. S. Leon

S141
Meteorological Predictors of Droughts in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Eastern New York
Giorgio M. Sarro, Univ. Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; and C. C. Crossett and L. A. L. Dupigny-Giroux


Poster Session 15
Lightning
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S142
A Comparison of Layered Lightning and Ice Processes in Stratiform Precipitation
Shelby Bagwell, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and L. Carey

S144
Lightning Cessation Guidance for the Washington, D.C., Area
John James Drugan V, Northern Vermont Univ., Lyndonville, VT

S145
Geostationary Lightning Mapper Utility for IDSS
John Edward Helffrich IV, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, Monroe, LA; and B. Bryant and C. M. Gravelle

S147
Analysis of Lightning Observations from Intense Convection in Argentina
Gregory E. Melo, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, Monroe, LA; Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and T. J. Lang

S148
S149
Improving Lightning Awareness In South Florida
Allison Plumadore, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and L. Kelly and R. Molleda

Handout (849.7 kB)

S150
Ground and Space-Based Observations of Lightning
Sylvia N. Stinnett, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY; and P. M. Bitzer

S151
Analyzing Lightning Data to Help Optimize Operations at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center
Bruno Platero Huarcaya, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL; and D. J. Halperin, T. A. Guinn, and W. P. Roeder

S152
An Analysis of Lightning Activity in the Outer Convective Bands of Hurricane Barry
Levi D. Newell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and D. G. Alvarez and T. Logan

S153
The Correlation between Lightning Activity and Precipitation
Effrage Davis, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and W. Lyle, R. Castillo, and T. Logan

S153A
Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Impacts on Lightning in the Tropics
Lily Houston, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and M. Etten-Bohm and C. Schumacher


Poster Session 16
Local Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S155
Prediction of the Charlotte (North Carolina) Urban Heat Island—Preliminary Results
Anna V. Stuck, Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; and M. D. Eastin

S156
Influence of Environmental Wind on Land–Sea Breeze Afternoon Thunderstorms over Western Puerto Rico
Angelie T. Nieves Jiménez, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Ríos-Berríos, K. K. Werner, and K. Maull

S157

Poster Session 17
Mesoscale Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S158
Characteristics of Shore-Parallel Lake-Effect Snowbands off of Lake Ontario
Alison Shaw, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and P. McMillan, N. D. Metz, N. F. Laird, and D. Johnson

S158A
Lake-Effect Snowbands through the Mohawk River Valley
Patrick McMillan, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and A. Shaw, N. D. Metz, and N. F. Laird

S159
Environmental Discriminators for Significant Tornadoes and Hail in the Midwestern United States
Cody M. Converse, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and K. Pittman, L. R. Bundy, B. Brock, and V. A. Gensini

S161
S162
Tracking Extreme Precipitation Events Using Satellite Infrared to Improve MCS Predictability
Kristian Oliver, The Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. L. Castro, H. I. Chang, X. Dong, W. Cui, I. Hoteit, and T. M. Luong

S163
Convection Associated with Warm-Season Stationary Fronts East of the Rocky Mountains
Darby Johnson, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and N. D. Metz and S. Bartlett

S165
Utilizing Tornado Climatology and Storm Environment Parameters to Enhance the Existing Tornado Detection Strategy in North Carolina
Adam B. Weiner, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and S. Yalda, J. Blaes, and R. Clark

Handout (640.8 kB)

S167
Examining Terrain Effects on Upstate New York Tornado Events Utilizing High-Resolution Model Simulations
Luke LeBel, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and B. Tang and R. Lazear

S168
Case Study of the Ruston, Louisiana, EF3 Tornado of 25 April 2019
Jacob Zeringue, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, Monroe, LA; and B. Bryant, M. Duplantis, and T. A. Murphy

S169
3D Analysis of Low-Level Shear and LCL Height Influences on Outflow and Surface Rotation in Simulated Supercell Thunderstorms
Roger R. Riggin IV, Salisbury Univ., Salisbury, MD; and M. C. Brown, M. Bremenkamp, and C. J. Nowotarski

S170
Validating Hail Production and Accumulation from the New Three-Moment Thompson Microphysical Scheme
Jordan Benjamin, UCAR, Pasadena, CA; and K. Friedrich, G. Thompson, and R. W. Wallace

S171
Physical Properties of Hailstones Collected during the IBHS Field Project: 2012–17
Laura Shedd, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and M. R. Kumjian, I. M. Giammanco, T. M. Brown-Giammanco, and R. Maiden


Poster Session 18
Mountain Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S173
Frontal Precipitation Enhancement Upstream of the Olympic Mountains during OLYMPEX IOP1
Brandon Antonio Garcia, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Urbana, IL; and R. M. Rauber and D. A. Hence

Handout (2.7 MB)


Poster Session 19
Observations and Instrumentation
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S174
The Calm before the Storm: Comparing the Initial Stages of Tornadic versus Nontornadic Supercells
Lydia Bunting, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK; and A. Avery and J. Jacob

S175
A Comparison of Tornadic Events in Complex Terrain during VORTEX-SE
Lillian A. Frazier, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, Monroe, LA; and R. A. Wade and T. A. Murphy

S176
Rainfall Characteristics of Warm-Season Mesoscale Convective Systems in Southeast Texas
Rachel Eldridge, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and D. T. Conlee

S178
Atmospheric Precipitable Water and Its Correlation with Clear-Sky Infrared Temperature Readings
Vicki Kelsey, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and S. A. Riley

S179
GOES-16 Level 2 Land Surface Temperature—Filling for Cloud-Masked Data
Guadalupe Ortega, NOAA/EPP CESSRST, El Paso, TX; and R. Garcia, M. Velez-Reyes, M. Seybold, E. M. Kline, M. McHugh, D. Pogorzala, and C. Burnett

S180
S181
A Comparison between Recorded Rainfall and NexRad-Estimated Rainfall
Rhiannon Fleming, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and R. Clark

S182
Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems for High-Resolution Thermal Mapping: An Application for Freeze–Thaw Remote Sensing
Jeremy M. Johnston, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA; and P. Houser and V. Maggioni

Handout (24.5 MB)

S183
Observations of Planetary Boundary Layer Ozone Concentrations Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Cha'Lita Thompson, CAPS, Norman, OK; and E. A. Pillar-Little, T. M. Bell, and B. R. Greene

S185
Capabilities of Kestrel 5000 Instruments as a Flux Tower on Mount Washington
Austin Patrick, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH; and B. Charles, E. P. Kelsey, and C. Geiger

S186
An Assessment of Snowmelt through a Snowmelt Prediction Model in the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Elizabeth A. Jurkowski, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH; and E. P. Kelsey


Poster Session 20
Polar Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S187
Conditions Responsible for Periods of Low Visibility along the West Coast of Greenland
Gabrielle Keaton, Univ. of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; and L. Hopson and N. F. Laird

S188
Weather Patterns Associated with Prolonged Low-Visibility Days during the Cold Season at Thule, Greenland
Leah Hopson, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; and G. Keaton and N. F. Laird

S189
Low-Level Temperature Inversions over Alaska's North Slope: Results from Radiosondes during 2018 Special Observing Periods
Kylee Joy Lewis, UCAR, Boulder, CO; Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Hartten

S190
The Role of Buoyancy in Controlling Glacier Caving
Emily A. Mazan, Valparaiso Univ., Valparaiso, IN; and J. Bassis

S192
Investigating Variability of Antarctic Sea Ice on Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Time Scales
Aspen Bess, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and B. S. Barrett and G. R. Henderson

S193
Extreme Blocking in the North Atlantic Arctic in Future Climates
Nina Cartwright, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and G. R. Henderson and B. S. Barrett

S194
Characterizing the Structure of Tropopause Polar Vortices Using Satellite Remote Sensing
Ryan Pajela, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. M. Cavallo and D. D. Turner

S194A
Examining the Madden-Julian Oscillation in Climate Models
Cameron Jackson, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and G. R. Henderson, B. S. Barrett, and M. Lafleur


Poster Session 21
Radar Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S195
13 April 2019 Tornado Analysis
Anthony Eugene Thornton II, NCAS, Memphis, TN

S196
Comparison of Radar-Based Rotation Metrics in Tornadic Storms
Hunter L. Reeves, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN; and B. C. Carcione

S197
Comparing Radar Tornadic Debris Signature Properties to Damage and Land Classifications
Christopher Alan Pipkin Jr., Mississippi State Univ., Starkville, MS; and L. D. Carey

S199
Springtime Onset of Isolated Convection in the Southeastern United States: Initial Results from a 10-Year Radar Analysis
Christopher M. Jarrett, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC; and T. M. Rickenbach and B. R. Nelson

Handout (47.4 MB)

S200
High-Wind Alerts for the Purdue University Campus Based on Observations from the X-Band Teaching and Research Radar (XTRRA)
Lauren Warner, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and R. Tanamachi and M. E. Baldwin

S201A
Comparing MRMS Data to Single Radar Data to Improve Severe Thunderstorm Warnings
Jennifer A. D'Iorio, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and A. W. Petrolito and F. Alsheimer

S202
Automated Cleaning of Doppler Spectra Collected by UMass FMCW during VORTEX-Southeast 2016
Matthew Asel, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and R. Tanamachi, S. Beveridge, and G. Dennany


Poster Session 22
Satellite Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S204
Investigating Sea Surface Temperature Retrievals of Lakes Using Geostationary and Polar-Orbiting Platforms
Lance Belobrajdic, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and W. P. Roeder and D. T. Conlee

Handout (1.2 MB)

S205
Assessing Cloud-Top Brightness Temperature and Cloud Types to Identify the Precursors to Thundersnow Development
Alana S. Cordak, The Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and E. Berndt and S. S. Harkema

S206
Retrievals of Temperature and Humidity Profiles from the Fengyun-3D/HIRAS Satellite with a 1D-VAR Assimilation Scheme
Liuhua Zhu, Nanjing Univ. of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China; and Y. Bao


Poster Session 23
Social Science
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S207
Accountability in Public Meteorology: A Probabilistic Approach
Jaemin Eun, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and B. Bush and S. D. Varga

S208
Color Inconsistencies across Hazardous Weather Watches and Warnings: Can Standardized Visual Representation of Risk Improve Public Safety?
Caroline MacDonald, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS; and M. E. Brown, B. Gutter, and A. Mercer

Handout (478.3 kB)

S210
Economic Effects of Hurricane Evacuation: Florence 2018
Julian Payne-Dillard, CREST, Hampton, VA; and J. Anderson and M. P. McCormick

S211
Analysis of Messaging Used during Hurricane Michael
Morgan Bliss Bell, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA

S212
Trends between PM2.5 and Ozone and Respiratory Illnesses
Lasya Tallapragada, NCAS, Baltimore, MD; and R. Delgado and B. Demoz


Poster Session 24
Space Weather
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S213
The Relationship of Space Weather and Geomagnetic Activity to Cetacean Strandings
Taylor C. Miller, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and T. C. Miller

S215
Constructing A Physically Motivated Model of Activity-Driven Solar and Stellar Radial Velocities
Anthony J. Iampietro, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and S. H. Saar, R. D. Haywood, and T. W. Milbourne


Poster Session 25
Synoptic Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S216
Atmospheric Rivers and Their Relationship to Precipitation in the Northeastern United States
Ivy Glade, Minnesota State Univ., Mankato, MN; and K. Bachli, N. D. Metz, and J. M. Cordeira

S217
Atmospheric Rivers and Their Relationship to Snowfall in the Northeastern United States
Katie Bachli, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH; and I. Glade, N. D. Metz, and J. M. Cordeira

S219
Understanding the Interaction between Short-Wave Troughs and Lake-Effect Snow Events off Lake Ontario
Ian Beckley, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and N. D. Metz and J. R. Klein

S220
A Comparison Study of Mei-Yu Front Structure and Its Impacts on Extreme Precipitation over Taiwan
Jaime Anderson, Ohio Univ., Athens, OH; and M. M. Bell and J. C. DeHart

S221
Analysis of the 1–3 December 2018 South Georgia and North Florida Flooding Event
Michael Andrew Anand, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg

S222
Thermally Forced Gravity Wave Disturbances over the Amazon Using Realistic Background States
Angela Mary O'Flanagan, St. Cloud State Univ., St. Cloud, MN; and C. C. Epifanio, C. Schumacher, and H. Bai


Poster Session 26
Tropical Meteorology
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S223
Relationship between Tropical Cyclone Development Pathways and Extratropical Transition
Ishan Datt, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and S. Camargo, A. H. Sobel, M. Bieli, R. McTaggart-Cowan, and Z. Wang

S224
Case Study Comparing Forecast Data to Observed Data in Hurricane Irma
Taylor Black, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS

S226
Natural and Social Effects of Major Hurricanes in the Greater Antilles.
Mónica Ruiz Morales, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Gurabo, PR

S227
Observed Trends and Projections for Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Landfalls
Scott T. Belden, Metropolitan State Univ. of Denver, Littleton, CO

S228
Case Study Comparing Meteorological Data during Hurricane Irma
Taylor Black, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS

S229
Diurnal and Spatial Variability of Tornadogenesis and Forecasting in Tropical Cyclones
Brian Filipiak, Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY; and C. J. Nowotarski and J. R. Spotts

S230
The Influence of the Madden–Julian Oscillation and the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation on Tropical Cyclone Formation
Ángel F. Adames-Corraliza, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI; and G. N. Emlaw

S231
Evolution of the Diurnal Cycle of Tropical Rainfall Associated with the Madden–Julian Oscillation
Leanne Blind-Doskocil, National Weather Center REU, Norman, OK; and N. Sakaeda

S232
Role of Thermal Variations on MJO Precipitation and Propagation
Samuel Ephraim, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and A. F. Adames

S233
ENSO and Flooding on the Mohawk River from April to September 1950–2017
Taylor J. Dolan, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY; and C. Karmosky

S234
S235
Using the PACSURGE System to Develop Storm Surge Models for Honolulu, Hawaii
Audrey Garza, Texas A&M Univ.–Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX

S236
Evaluating Hurricane Harvey's Rapid Intensification and Precipitation in the ERA5 Reanalysis
Melissa Piper, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and A. O. Gonzalez

S237
Tropical Cyclone Intensification in the Vicinity of Land–Sea Roughness Discontinuity
Minghao Zhou, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and R. G. Fovell

S238
Indian Ocean Basin Tropical Cyclones and Their Effect on the Madden–Julian Oscillation
Megan Geyer, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Champaign, IL; and J. Lara and D. A. Hence

S239
Understanding the Differences in Tropical Cyclone Activity in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal
Iris Celupica Liu, LDEO, Palisades, NY; and S. J. Camargo and A. H. Sobel

S241
The Influence of ENSO on African Easterly Waves and Tropical Cyclogenesis
George Rizzuto, RSMAS, Miami, FL; and A. Walker and S. Majumdar

S242
S243
Assessing the Role of Tropical Cyclone Size in Tornado Production
Marco Paredes, NSF, Miami, FL; and B. A. Schenkel

S244
The Relationship between Water Vapor and ENSO Precipitation
Bryttani Alexanra Wooten, NSF, Ann Arbor, MI; The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Pak, PA; and Á. F. Adames-Corraliza

S245
Analysis of Upstream Synoptic Conditions for Tropical Cyclones That Pass near or over Florida
Zachary Yack, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL; and D. J. Halperin

S247
An Observational Study of Secondary Eyewall Structure in Hurricane Ivan (2004)
Bruno Rojas, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY; and J. A. Zhang

Handout (2.3 MB)

S248
Integrated Tropical Cyclone Energy and Its Application
Haowen Qin, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Vancouver, Canada; St. George's School, Vancouver, Canada


Poster Session 27
Winter Weather
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S249
WRF Simulation, Model Sensitivity, and Analysis of the December 2013 New England Ice Storm
Julia M. Simonson, Univ. of Maine, Orono, ME; and S. D. Birkel, K. A. Maasch, P. A. Mayewski, B. Lyon, and A. M. Carleton

Handout (1.9 MB)

S250
Evaluation of Convection-Allowing Ensemble Forecasts for Central U.S. Banded Snowfall Events
Jillian Rose Goodin, Central Michigan Univ., Milan, MI; and M. A. Baxter

S251
Developing a Climatology of Northeastern Snow Squalls
Lauren Mahoney, Hofstra Univ., Hempstead, NY; and J. Bernhardt

S253
The Utility of Thickness and Weather Type as a Rain–Snow Divide: A 30-Year Case Study at Albany, New York
Allison C. Hannigan, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY; and T. J. Dolan, J. K. Baird, J. N. Cadwalader, and M. L. Godek

S256

6:30 PM-8:35 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Poster Session 6
Climate
Host: 19th Annual Student Conference
S46
The Phaseout of Cooling Sector Hydrofluorocarbons
Miranda Bitting, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and Y. Xu

S50
Temperature Regimes, Climate Extremes, and the Waning of Winter in Minnesota
Siiri J. Bigalke, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

S51
Classifying Rare Tornadic Outbreaks in the U.S.
Michael J. Smith, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS; NWC REU Program, Norman, OK

S52
Climate Change Indicators in New Jersey and New York
Ashley E. Cornish, Rutgers Univ., Moorestown, NJ

S53
WRF Simulations of the 2009 Southeastern U.S. Convective Season Onset in a Future-Climate Scenario
Matthew Benjamin Little, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC; and R. Ferreira

Handout (19.8 MB)

S54
Midlatitude Geopotential Height Trends across the Continental United States during the Summer Circulation
Johnathan Murphy, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Saint Charles, IL; and R. L. Sriver

S55
Developing a Heat Extreme Severity Index to Assess the Vulnerabilities of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area
Nadia Partida, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and M. E. Gordon and R. M. McDermid

S56
Relation between Cold Pool Areal Extent and Great Lake Ice Coverage
Joseph M. Parton, Univ. of Louisiana Monroe, Monroe, LA; and F. J. Marsik

S58
Simulating Climate Change's Impacts on Typhoons in Taiwan
Emily A. Gilot, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and S. Lu, P. L. Lin, C. T. Cheng, C. H. Lan, and S. C. Wu

S59
Mechanism of Sustained and Stable Warming in the Southwest Indian Ocean
Jingyi Li, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China

S60
Long-Term Sea Level Change Related to the Tide Modification due to Coastal Topographic Change around the East China Seas including Korea
Byeong-Jun Lim, Kongju National Univ., Gongju-Si, Korea, Republic of (South); and Y. S. Chang

S61
Analyzing the Effects of Climate Change on Pacific Atmospheric River Behavior with MPAS
Joseph Miscimarra, Marquette Univ., Milwaukee, WI; Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA; and Z. Zhang and A. C. Michaelis

S63
Analysis of Vegetation Water Content in Temperate and Boreal Forests
Olivia G. VanBuskirk, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI; and A. L. Steiner

Handout (2.3 MB)

S64
The Correlation between Sea Surface Temperature and the Structure of North Pacific Subtropical Anticyclones
Alyssa Walker, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Rader, K. B. Karnauskas, and L. Zhang

S65
The Effects of Global Warming on Atmospheric Radiative Cooling and Precipitation
Charlotte Connolly, Ohio Univ., Springfield, OH; and A. Naegele and D. A. Randall

S66
Comparing the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum with the Current Climate
Shaley Jenae Dawson, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN

S67
Arctic Amplification in the Past 22,000 Years
Yuzhen Yan, Peking Univ., Beijing, China; and X. Wen

S68
Distinctive Impacts of Super–El Nino on Surface Air Temperature over North America during Its Decaying Phase
Minghong Liu, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China

S69
Predicting ENSO Using Multiple Linear Regression
Allen Mewhinney, NOAA/CPC, College Park, MD; The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and K. MacRitchie and S. Baxter

S70
El Niño–Southern Oscillation Teleconnections in a Warming Climate
Brandon Ricardo Antonio Molina, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

S73
Biennial Variability of ENSO
James Michael Ryan, Univ. of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; and S. Kravtsov

7:00 PM-9:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


The American Weather and Climate Industry Association (AWICA) Reception
Location: Marina Ballroom III (Westin Hotel)

7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Colour of Weather Reception
Location: Marina Ballroom I (Westin Hotel)

9:00 PM-11:00 PM: Sunday, 12 January 2020


Early Career Professionals Reception
Location: Marina Ballroom II (Westin Hotel)

Session
Early Career Professionals Reception
Location: Marina Ballroom II (Westin Hotel)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Cochairs: Bill Burkey, ERM; Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc.; Jordan Bell, NASA SPoRT; Bradford Johnson, Trivector Services, Inc./NOAA/OAR

Monday, 13 January 2020

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020


Quiet Room (Monday)
Location: Commonwealth C (Westin Hotel)

Registration (Monday)
Location: North Lobby (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Speaker Ready Room (Monday)
Location: 102B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

8:30 AM-9:15 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 1
Our Changing Climate
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 48th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Cochairs: Cheryl Nelson, WTKR-TV; Joe Murgo, WTAJ-TV
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
Cheryl Nelson, WTKR-TV, Norfolk, VA; and J. Murgo
9:00 AM
1.2

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 1A
African Climate Change and Variability. Part I
Location: 156BC (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Cochairs: Andreas H. Fink, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; Michela Biasutti, LDEO
9:00 AM
1A.3
The Turkana Low-Level Jet—Links to Rainfall and Representation in Climate Models
James A. King, Univ. of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; and R. Washington, S. Engelstaedter, and C. Munday
9:30 AM
1A.5
Using Seasonal Rainfall Clusters to Explain the Interannual Variability of the Rain Belt over the Greater Horn of Africa
Larisa S. Seregina, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and R. van der Linden, A. H. Fink, C. C. Funk, and J. G. Pinto

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 1
AMS–NSF Interactions: Looking back, Looking Forward
Location: 104A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 18th History Symposium
Cochairs: Anjuli S. Bamzai, NSF; William Easterling, National Science Foundation
8:30 AM
1.1
9:00 AM
1.3
9:45 AM
1.6
Envisioning Future Interactions between the AMS and NSF
William Easterling, National Science Foundation, Alexandria, VA
Recording files available
Panel Discussion 1
Active Learning Demonstrations from the Atmospheric Sciences
Location: 258C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 29th Conference on Education
Cochairs: Daria B. Kluver, Central Michigan Univ.; Danny E. Mattox, Univ. of Oklahoma
PD1.1
Being an Atmospheric Science Wizard
Tim Barnes, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Aquino and J. Weber
PD1.2
Demonstrating Atmospheric Phenomena through Active Learning
Celia M. Payne, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and E. Baugher, A. E. Stimach, W. Abshire, and C. M. Kauffman

PD1.3
Using Inexpensive, Arduino-Based Weather Sensors for Middle School STEM
John M. Trostel, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, GA; and J. L. Losego, T. Perry, M. H. Lupas, S. Mulvanity, and W. Lloyd
PD1.5
Using Cloud Computing and Software Container Technology for Interactive Classroom Learning in Numerical Weather Prediction
Michael J. Kavulich Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Wolff, K. Fossell, J. Halley Gotway, M. Harold, and S. Ng
PD1.6
Satellites in the K–12 Classroom
Vicky Gorman, Citizen Science Education Program, Medford, NJ

PD1.7
Visualizing Meteorological Features in Immersive, Interactive, and Collaborative Virtual Reality
Alan F. Srock, St. Cloud State Univ., Saint Cloud, MN; and C. A. Hammitt and M. C. Gill
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Joint Session 1
Advances in CubeSats and SmallSats to Improve Earth Science, Weather Forecasting, Space Weather Prediction, Hydrology Studies, or Climate Monitoring—Part I
Location: 251 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 16th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the Third Conference on Earth Observing SmallSats )
Cochairs: Martin Yapur, NOAA/NESDIS/Office of Projects, Planning and Analysis; P. Millar, NASA
8:30 AM
J1.1
RainCube One Year after Completing Its Mission: What We Have Learned and What Lies Ahead
Simone Tanelli, JPL/CalTech, Pasadena, CA; and S. S. Joshi, O. O. Sy, G. Sacco, R. M. Beauchamp, N. Rouse, E. Peral, B. Ortloff, D. Price, R. Rodriguez-Monje, Z. S. Haddad, G. Stephens, E. Im, M. Lebsock, C. J. Shaffer, A. Williams, and T. Mosher
9:00 AM
J1.3
Global Observations from a Science-Quality Millimeter-Wave Atmospheric Sounding Radiometer on a CubeSat to Improve Weather Forecasting: Temporal Experiment for Storms and Tropical Systems Demonstration (TEMPEST-D)
S. C. Reising, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. C. Gaier, S. T. Brown, S. Padmanabhan, C. Kummerow, W. Berg, B. H. Lim, V. Chandrasekar, C. Heneghan, R. Schulte, Y. Goncharenko, C. Radhakrishnan, M. Pallas, D. Laczkowski, A. Bullard, and J. Adams

9:15 AM
J1.4
The CubeSat Radiometer Radio Frequency Interference Technology (CubeRRT) Validation Mission: Operations and Development of Software Simulation Tools for Future Resource Constrained Observing Systems
Chris Ball, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH; and M. Abu Shattal, J. DeLong, R. Linnabary, C. McKelvey, G. Smith, A. O'Brien, J. Johnson, S. Misra, J. R. Piepmeier, D. Laczkowski, and N. Monahan
9:30 AM
J1.5
The Global Environmental Monitoring Systems (GEMS) Constellation of Passive Microwave Satellites
Albin Gasiewski, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. Hurowitz, D. W. Gallaher, B. T. Sanders, W. Hosack, R. McAllister, F. McAllister, D. M. Kraft, R. Belter, R. Carter, G. Sasaki, K. Zhang, and L. Periasamy

Recording files available
Session 1
Advances in Data Assimilation and Observing Systems
Location: 259A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 24th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: R. Atlas, NOAA/AOML Retired
9:00 AM
1.2
The WMO Global Basic Observing Network (GBON)
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland
9:15 AM
1.3
Mission Preparation for the NASA TROPICS Hurricane Constellation Observatory
W. J. Blackwell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and R. V. Leslie, S. A. Braun, R. Bennartz, C. S. Velden, T. Greenwald, D. Herndon, M. DeMaria, G. Chirokova, R. Atlas, J. Dunion, F. Marks, R. Rogers, H. Christophersen, B. Annane, and B. A. Dahl
9:30 AM
1.4
Big Data Assimilation: Real-Time Workflow for 30-s-Update Forecasting and Perspectives Toward DA-AI Integration
Takemasa Miyoshi, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan; and T. Honda, M. Ohhigashi, S. Otsuka, A. Amemiya, Y. Maejima, S. Kotsuki, Y. Ishikawa, H. Seko, Y. Yoshizaki, N. Ueda, H. Tomita, Y. Ishikawa, S. Satoh, T. Ushio, K. Koike, and Y. Nakada
9:45 AM
1.5
Data Assimilation Planning and Testing for Version 16 of the NCEP Global Forecast System
Daryl T. Kleist, NCEP, College Park, MD; and V. Tallapragada, R. Treadon, J. Whitaker, A. Collard, C. Thomas, W. S. Wu, K. Bathmann, and F. Yang
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Session 1
Agency Efforts in Space Weather: Priorities and Opportunities. Part I
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Space Weather
Chairs: Richard A. Behnke, Science Prime; Sara Housseal, Millersville Univ.
8:30 AM
1.1
U.S. Air Force Space Weather Federal Agency Update (Invited Presentation)
Ralph O. Stoffler, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC; and M. Farrar and J. V. Jenniges

8:45 AM
1.2
Space Weather Operations and Research Future Infrastructure Workshop
Lawrence Zanetti, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Talaat and A. Charo
9:15 AM
1.4
9:30 AM
1.5
9:45 AM
1.6
NASA GSFC Heliophysics Science Division and Space Weather
Holly Gilbert, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and A. Pulkkinen
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Session 1
Centennial Session on Air Pollution Meteorology (Centennial)
Location: 211 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 21st Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA
Cochairs: Saravanan Arunachalam, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Paul Bieringer, Aeris
8:30 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Saravanan Arunachalam, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
8:45 AM
1.1
A Brief History of Applied Transport and Dispersion Models
Steven Hanna, Hanna Consultants, Kennebunkport, ME
9:30 AM
1.4
Atmospheric Boundary Layer Studies: From Canonical Representations to an Integrative Understanding
Jordi Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, Wageningen Univ. and Research, Wageningen, Netherlands; and F. Glassmeier, O. Hartogensis, C. van Heerwaarden, B. G. Heusinkveld, A. Moene, R. J. Ronda, G. J. Steeneveld, and B. van Stratum
Recording files available
Session 1
Cloud and Aerosol Lidar-Based Research
Location: 210C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications
Chair: James R. Campbell, NRL
8:30 AM
1.1
9:00 AM
1.3
Sensitivities in Satellite–Lidar-Derived Estimates of Top-of-the-Atmosphere Optically Thin Cirrus Cloud Radiative Forcing: A Case Study
Erica K Dolinar, American Society for Engineering Education, Monterey, CA; and J. R. Campbell, S. Lolli, S. Ozog, J. E. Yorks, C. P. Camacho, Y. Gu, and A. Bucholtz
9:15 AM
1.4
A Classification of Cirrus Ice Crystal Habits with Combined Lidar and Polarimeter Data
Natalie Midzak, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and J. E. Yorks and J. Zhang
9:30 AM
1.5
Micropulse Lidar Observation and Analysis of the Development of the McCook, Nebraska, Tornado
Timothy Logan, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. D. Brooks and R. Li
9:45 AM
1.6
Connecting Lidar-Derived Aerosol Hygroscopicity to Estimated CCN Concentrations during the Combined HSRL and Raman Lidar Measurement Study (CHARMS)
Kyle W. Dawson, USRA, Hampton, VA; USRA, Hampton, VA; and R. A. Ferrare, R. H. Moore, T. Thorsen, S. P. Burton, C. A. Hostetler, M. Clayton, and E. Eloranta

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Session 1
Coupled Forecasting of Extreme Weather and Coastal Flood Events. Part I
Location: 158 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 18th Symposium on the Coastal Environment
Cochairs: Jesse Feyen, GLERL; Gregory Dusek, NOAA
8:45 AM
1.2
9:00 AM
1.3
WAVEWATCH III Accuracy and Efficiency within Coupling Framework
Ali Abdolali, NOAA, College Park, MD; and A. Roland, A. Van der Westhuysen, M. Schneider, S. Moghimi, Z. Ma, A. Mehra, A. Chawla, N. Kurkowski, and M. Dutour Sikiric

9:15 AM
1.4
Coupling and Validation of WAVEWATCH III and ADCIRC Using the NUOPC/ESMF Framework
Andre Jaco Van der Westhuysen, IMSG at NOAA, College Park, MD; and S. Moghimi, A. Abdolali, S. V. Vinogradov, and E. Myers III
9:30 AM
1.5
Compound Simulation of Riverine Freshwater and Storm Tides in the U.S. East Coast under Tropical Cyclones: Application to Hurricanes Sandy and Isabel
Roham bakhtyar, NOAA/NWS/NWC, Office of Water Prediction, Tuscaloosa, AL; NOAA/NWS, Tuscaloosa, AL; and P. Velissariou, K. Maitaria, B. Trimble, T. Flowers, H. Mashriqui, S. Moghimi, A. Abdolali, A. J. van der Westhuysen, and E. Clark

9:45 AM
1.6
Investigating Freshwater and Coastal Circulation Interaction for Extreme Events
Saeed Moghimi, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Myers III, S. V. Vinogradov, L. shi, Z. yang, Y. Zhang, F. Ye, J. Westerink, M. T. Contreras-Vargas, K. M. Dresback, C. M. Szpilka, A. J. Van der Westhuysen, J. Calzada, A. Abdolali, R. bakhtyar, P. Velissariou, K. Maitaria, B. Blanton, C. Chen, J. Qi, J. Wilkin, H. Arango, A. Luscher, P. Burke, C. DeLuca, T. Flowers, N. P. Kurkowski, D. Snowden, J. Powell, and N. Saraf

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Session 1
Dynamics of the Madden–Julian Oscillation
Location: 254B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth Symposium on the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Sub-Seasonal Monsoon Variability
Cochairs: Juliana Dias, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA; Alex Omar Gonzalez, Iowa State Univ.
8:30 AM
1.1A
MJO Simulation in CMIP6 Models: How Much Improvement Has Been Made from CMIP5 to CMIP6?
Min-Seop Ahn, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Kim, D. Kang, J. Lee, K. R. Sperber, and P. J. Gleckler
8:45 AM
1.2
A New MJO Theory
J.-E. Kim, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea, Republic of (South); and C. Zhang
9:00 AM
1.3
What Determines the Propagation Speed of the Madden–Julian Oscillation?
Guosen Chen, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China; and B. Wang
9:15 AM
1.4
9:30 AM
1.5
Examining the MJO–QBO Relationship in a GCM with a Nudged Stratosphere
Zane K. Martin, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and C. Orbe, S. Wang, and A. H. Sobel
9:45 AM
1.6
The Madden–Julian Oscillation, Wave Energy Accumulation, and the Formation of Intense South Atlantic Convergence Zones
Fernando E. Hirata, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil; and V. Toma and P. J. Webster

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Session 1
Exertional Heat Illness and Health—From Heat Metrics and Predictions to Practice
Location: 153B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 11th Conference on Environment and Health
Chair: Jennifer Vanos, Arizona State University
9:00 AM
1.2
Forecasting the Wet-Bulb Globe Temperature: A Web-Based Tool Designed for Populations Who Are Vulnerable to Heat-Related Illnesses
Sandra Rayne, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Chapel Hill, NC; and C. E. Konrad, J. J. Clark, and D. Bertrand
9:15 AM
1.3
9:30 AM
1.4
Marching to the Heat of a Different Drum
Kevin A. Kloesel, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

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Session 1
Extreme Value Analysis and Prediction.
Location: 260 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 26th Conference on Probability and Statistics
Cochairs: William F. Campbell, NRL; Eric Gilleland, NCAR
8:30 AM
1.1
A City-Based Analysis of the Likelihood of Extreme Hail Sizes over the United States
Olivia G. VanBuskirk, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI; and J. T. Allen
9:00 AM
1.3
9:15 AM
1.4
Returning Period of Nonstationary Extreme Precipitation under Climate Change
Huijuan Cui, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and H. Huang
9:30 AM
1.5
Analysis of Extremes for Hurricane Wind Speeds and Residential Losses
Sneh Gulati, Florida International Univ., Miami, FL; and F. George, B. M. G. Kibria, J. P. Pinelli, S. Cocke, and S. Hamid
9:45 AM
1.6
Identifying Nonstationary Risk in an Era of Changing Environmental Perils
Patrick Harr, Jupiter Intelligence, San Mateo, CA; and S. R. Sain and L. Madaus
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Session 1
Grid Operations and Energy Weather. Part I—Forecasting
Location: 256 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 11th Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Chair: Eric E. Wertz, Maxar Technologies
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:45 AM
1.1
Solar Forecasting for Isolated Microgrids
Gail Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and M. Berman, G. Parker, and R. Jane

9:00 AM
1.3
9:15 AM
1.4
Kuwait Renewable Energy Grid Operator's Display
Nhi Nguyen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Petzke, J. A. Lee, T. Brummet, G. Weiner, S. E. Haupt, B. Kosovic, M. Al-Rasheedi, T. Hussain, and A. Ismail
9:30 AM
1.5
The Effects of Climate Change on Renewable Energy Distribution in New York State: Results from High-Resolution Dynamic Downscaling.
Jeffrey M. Freedman, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and J. Manobianco, D. B. Kirk-Davidoff, A. Gothandaraman, P. Beaucage, R. Perez, A. Dai, G. Xia, J. M. Covert, S. Chen, and A. Stevens
Recording files available
Session 1
History of ARAM—Evolution of Capabilities for Detecting and Predicting Aviation Weather Hazards: Saving Lives
Location: 206A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 20th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Chair: James Pinto, NCAR
CoChair: Mike Robinson, The MITRE Corporation
8:30 AM
1.1
Addressing the Microburst Threat to Aviation: A Research-to-Operations Success Story (Invited Presentation)
John McCarthy, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO; NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Serafin, B. Mahoney, and C. Kessinger
9:30 AM
1.3
Recording files available
Session 1
Major Weather Impacts of 2019—Session I
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2019
Chair: Tom Bedard, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions
9:15 AM
1.4
When Can We Talk about the Successes? Perspectives on the Impacts of Hurricane Dorian to Buildings and Infrastructure in the Bahamas
Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa, Univ. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and D. Allen, J. W. Berman, J. M. Kaihatu, A. B. Kennedy, H. D. Lester, A. Lyda, J. D. Marshall, K. M. Mosalam, D. O. Prevatt, I. N. Robertson, D. Roueche, D. J. Smith, and R. L. Wood
9:30 AM
1.5
The New York City Metro Area Transportation Apocalypse Event of 15 November 2018
Lance Bosart, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and K. A. Biernat and T. C. Leicht
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Session 1
Measurements and Modeling of CCN and INP. Part I
Location: 208 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 12th Symposium on Aerosol - Cloud - Climate Interactions
Cochairs: Ottmar Moehler, Institute of Technology; Nicole Riemer, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Naruki Hiranuma, West Texas A&M Univ.
8:30 AM
1.1
Developing a New Ice Nucleation Parameterization for Volcanic Ash Particles in Mixed-Phase Clouds
Nsikanabasi Silas Umo, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; and R. Ullrich, E. Maters, I. Steinke, N. Benker, K. Höhler, R. Wagner, P. G. Weidler, G. Hoshyaripour, A. Kiselev, U. Kueppers, K. Kandler, D. Dingwell, T. Leisner, and O. Möhler

8:45 AM
1.2
Cloud Processing of Soot Particles and the Effect on Ice Nucleation in Subsequent Cloud Formation Cycles
Zamin A. Kanji, ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland; and F. Mahrt, K. Kilchhofer, R. O. David, and M. Roesch
9:00 AM
1.3A
Effect of Secondary Organic Coating on the Ice Nucleation Ability of Solid Ammonium Sulphate Aerosol
Barbara Bertozzi, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; and R. Wagner, K. Höhler, A. Kiselev, J. Pfeifer, H. Saathoff, J. Song, and O. Möhler

9:15 AM
1.4
Contact Nucleation Caused by Pressure Perturbation?
Fan Yang, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and W. Cantrell, A. B. Kostinski, R. A. Shaw, and A. M. Vogelmann
9:30 AM
1.5
Clouds out of Pores: Redefining Deposition Nucleation
Robert O. David, Univ. of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; and C. Marcolli, J. Fahrni, F. Mahrt, Z. McGraw, D. Brühwiler, Z. A. Kanji, and T. Storelvmo
9:45 AM
1.6
Ice-Nucleating Particle Spectra Relevant for Mixed-Phase Clouds from the Tropics to the Arctic Measured from a Research Aircraft
Alberto Sanchez-Marroquin, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and B. J. Murray, J. B. McQuaid, and I. T. Burke
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Session 1
Model Center Progress and Future Vision
Location: 258B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Special Symposium on the Future of Weather, Forecasting, and Practice
Cochairs: Kandis Boyd, OAR; Alexander O. Tardy, NOAA/NWS
9:15 AM
1.4
9:30 AM
1.5
Recording files available
Session 1
Models and Data Assimilation to Enable and Accelerate the Transition of Research to Operations to Decision-Makers, End Users, and to the Public: Land–Ocean–Hydrological Modeling, Advanced Modeling, and DA Development and Testbeds
Location: 252A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Cochairs: Vijay Tallapragada, NOAA/NWS/NCEP; David Helms, NOAA/NESDIS/Office of Projects, Planning and Analysis
8:45 AM
1.2
Recent Progress in COAMPS R2O Transition to Navy Operation
Sue Chen, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Nachamkin, X. Hong, J. Tsu, and A. L. Walker

9:00 AM
1.3
Progress in Building Formal Approaches for Regional Ensemble Prediction System Development
Glen S. Romine, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Dowell, R. A. Sobash, C. Schwartz, M. Wong, C. Alexander, and J. R. Carley
9:15 AM
1.4
Using NSSL’s Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System to Message Uncertainty in High-Impact Convective Events
Chad M. Gravelle, NOAA/NWS/Southern Region Headquarters, Fort Worth, TX; and K. A. Wilson, P. Skinner, and P. L. Heinselman
9:30 AM
1.5
Evaluation of FV3-SAR Initialized by Multiscale Hybrid EnVar Analyses for Convection-Allowing Hazardous Weather Forecasting
Nicholas A. Gasperoni, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and X. Wang, C. R. Alexander, and J. R. Carley
9:45 AM
1.6
Transition of the Basin-Scale Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting Model to Operations
Ghassan J. Alaka Jr., NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and B. Thomas, X. Zhang, A. Mehra, S. Gopalakrishnan, and F. Marks
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Session 1
Outcome-Focused Urban Climate Research for Community Resilience
Location: 104B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Ariane Middel, Arizona State Univ.
CoChair: Peter Crank, Arizona State University
8:30 AM
1.1
8:45 AM
1.2
Investigating the Climate and Air Quality Impacts of Adopting Solar Reflective Cool Walls and Roofs in Los Angeles
Jiachen Zhang, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and Y. Li, W. Tao, J. Liu, R. Levinson, A. Mohegh, and G. Ban-Weiss
9:00 AM
1.3
Transformative Climate Communities: Informing Adaptation Planning through Cool Urban Design Interventions in Southern California
V. Kelly Turner, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and A. Middel, F. Schneider, Y. Zhang, and M. Stiller
9:30 AM
1.5
Heat Walk: Perception of Thermal Comfort in Relation to Street Infrastructure
Yuliya Dzyuban, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and D. M. Hondula, M. Messerschmidt, J. Vanos, A. Middel, and P. Coseo
9:45 AM
1.6
Wicked Hot Boston: Connecting Citizen Science to Extreme Heat Events through Urban Heat Mapping and ISeeChange
Sara Benson, Museum of Science, Boston, Boston, MA; and D. F. Sittenfeld, V. Shandas, J. S. Hoffman, K. Baur, S. Harrington, and D. Cavalier
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Session 1
Remote Sensing—Ceilometer, Microwave Radiometer, and Radiative Transfer Applications
Location: 203 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 20th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Chair: Temple Lee, Univ. of Virginia
8:30 AM
1.1
Using Ceilometer-Attenuated Backscatter Profiles in Meteorological Applications
Minttu Tuononen, Vaisala Oyj, Helsinki, Finland; and R. Lehtinen
8:45 AM
1.2
The Use of a Ground-Based Microwave Radiometer Data to Monitor and Nowcast Fog Conditions
Marouane Temimi, Khalifa Univ. of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and R. M. Fonseca, N. R. Nelli, V. K. Valappil, M. Weston, M. S. Thota, Y. Wehbe, and L. Yousef

9:00 AM
1.3
Deployment of the UMass Simultaneous Frequency Microwave Radiometer on the NOAA P-3 for the Hurricane Season of 2019
Jezabel Vilardell Sanchez, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and S. J. Frasier, J. Sapp, P. S. Chang, and Z. Jelenak
9:15 AM
1.4
A High-Resolution Ultraviolet Spectroradiometer and Its Application in Solar Radiation Measurement
Qilong Min, ASRC, Albany, NY; and B. Yin, J. Berndt, and L. Harrison

9:30 AM
1.5
Vector Radiative Transfer Theory and Its Applications in Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere
Peng-Wang Zhai, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and Y. Hu
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Session 1
Special Session on the JPSS Series Satellite System. Part I
Location: 253B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 16th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: B. Sjoberg, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS; L. Zhou, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS
8:45 AM
1.2
9:00 AM
1.3
Using the JSTAR Mapper to Monitor Natural Disasters
Tom Atkins, IMSG, College Park, MD; and L. K. Brown, R. C. Smith, C. Brown, and L. Zhou
9:15 AM
1.4
The JPSS Advocacy Channel: A Training Resource for Polar-Orbiting Satellites
S. S. Lindstrom, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison/CIMSS, Madison, WI; and J. J. Gerth, W. Straka III, N. Eckstein, and E. Lau
9:30 AM
1.5
Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS): NOAA's Proving Ground Initiative on Oceans and Coasts.
Chowdhury Nazmi, JPSS/NOAA/STC, Lanham, MD; and M. Goldberg and V. Lance
9:45 AM
1.6
Operational Transition of Gridded NUCAPS to NOAA NWS and Emerging Applications
E. Berndt, NASA MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and K. D. White, N. Smith, and R. Esmaili
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Session 1
The Coproduction of Science and Stakeholder Engagement
Location: 152 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Cochairs: Stephanie Schollaert Uz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Kodi Berry, NOAA/NSSL
8:30 AM
1.1
Climate Knowledge Coproduction for the Agriculture Sector in Argentina from an Implicated Science Approach
Carolina Vera, Univ. of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and V. Hernandez and F. Fossa Riglos
9:00 AM
1.3
Network Analysis of the NASA Earth Science Disasters Program
Lauren Cutler, The Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; LRC, Hampton, VA; and M. Zurek, D. Borges, J. J. Murray, D. S. Green, and S. N. McClain
9:15 AM
1.4
NASA’s Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite Applications Program: Advancing Coproduction of Earth Science Knowledge
Sabrina Delgado Arias, NASA GSFC/Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Greenbelt, MD; and M. E. Brown, A. Steiker, S. Tanner, T. Neumann, and M. F. Jasinski
9:30 AM
1.5
Impacts of Climate Information on Coffee Farms in Jamaica
Malgosia Madajewicz, Columbia Univ., New York City, NY; and E. Johnson, Z. Guido, and J. Tomlinson
9:45 AM
Discussion

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The Enterprise: Worth More than You Think
Location: 210AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Presidential Forum Sessions; the 19th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science; the Eighth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the 15th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Eighth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise )
Moderator: William Hooke, AMS Associate Executive Director
9:00 AM
PF1.2
Scientific Knowledge, Individual Behavior, and Social Value
Scott Barrett, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs
9:30 AM
Q & A

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Session 1
Wisdom of Solomon: History and Successes in Environmental Policy
Location: 205B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Susan Solomon Symposium
Chair: Daniel Gilford, Rutgers University
8:30 AM
1.1
Introductory Remarks
Daniel Gilford, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ
9:00 AM
1.3
The Role of Assessments in the Science–Policy Interface
Robert Tony Watson, UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom
9:30 AM
1.5
9:45 AM
1.6
International Ozone Assessments: The Contributions of Susan Solomon
John A. Pyle, Univ. of Cambridge and National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Session 1A
Analysis and Forecasting of Severe Thunderstorms and Associated Hazards. Part I
Location: 258A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
Cochairs: Clark Evans, Univ. of Wisconsin–Milwaukee; Rebecca Adams-Selin, AER
8:30 AM
1A.1
Development and Improvements in the High Resolution Rapid Refresh Data Assimilation System (HRRRDAS)
Therese T. Ladwig, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Dowell, C. Alexander, M. Hu, S. Weygandt, G. Ge, T. Alcott, and I. Jankov
8:45 AM
1A.2
Vice and Virtue of Increased Resolution of Thunderstorm Objects
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. K. Potvin, P. S. Skinner, and A. E. Reinhart
9:00 AM
1A.3
Understanding High-Shear Low-CAPE (HSLC) Environments across the Contiguous United States and Europe Using Reanalysis Data
Elinor R. Martin, South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, Norman, OK; Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and F. Battaglioli, H. Croad, R. Cumming, and H. E. Brooks
9:15 AM
1A.4
Forecast Parameters for U.S. Hail Occurrence and Size
John T. Allen, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI; and M. R. Kumjian, C. J. Nixon, R. E. D. Jewell, B. T. Smith, and R. L. Thompson
9:30 AM
1A.5
Sensitivity of a Winter Tornado Outbreak to Upstream SSTs
Maria J. Molina, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. T. Allen and A. F. Prein
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Session 1A
Flood Prediction, Analysis, Decision Support, and Management. Part I
Location: 253C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 34th Conference on Hydrology
Chair: David Gochis, NCAR
CoChair: Kristie Franz, Iowa State University
8:45 AM
1A.2
Development of Watershed-Based, Large-Domain Modeling to Support Monitoring, Prediction, and Water Management Applications
Andrew W. Wood, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Siddique, N. Mizukami, H. Liu, B. Nijssen, S. Gangrade, A. J. Newman, M. Barlage, K. FitzGerald, A. Dugger, D. J. Gochis, and M. Clark
9:00 AM
1A.3
Using Multiple Precipitation Inputs for Flash-Flood Forecasting in Semiarid Environments
Amir Givati, ClimaCell, Boston, MA; and D. Paz, J. L'Heureux, L. Karsten, D. J. Gochis, L. T. Peffers, and D. Rothenberg
9:15 AM
1A.4
Validation of NWS Hydrologic Ensemble Forecast Service (HEFS) Real-Time Products at the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center
Seann M. Reed, NOAA/NWS/Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center, State College, PA; and A. MacFarlane
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Session 1A
Highlighting the Work of the Pan-American Node of the WMO Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System
Location: 207 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 22nd Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
8:30 AM
1A.1
Fifteen-Year Trend in African Dust Outbreaks across the U.S. Caribbean
Odalys Martínez-Sánchez, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, PR; and A. J. Heymsfield and O. L. Mayol-Bracero
8:45 AM
1A.2
Aerosols Deposition Loss Observed during Desert Dust Events of 2018 in French Guiana
Jack Molinie, Univ. of Antilles, Pointe-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe; and J. L. Henry, M. L. Gobinddass, K. Panechou, and T. Feuillard

9:00 AM
1A.3
The Influence of the Saharan Dust on Air Quality and Mixed-Phase Cloud Formation in the Yucatan Peninsula
Carolina Ramirez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico; and F. Cordoba, G. B. Raga, J. Miranda, H. Alvarez, D. Rosas, E. Salinas, L. Martinez, I. Rosas, J. Kim, J. Yakobi-Hancock, T. Amador, D. Baumgardner, and L. A. Ladino
9:15 AM
1A.4
Monitoring the Saharan Air Layer over the Caribbean Using Satellite Imagery
Shanice Whitehall, Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology, Bridgetown, Barbados; and K. A. Caesar, R. Chewitt - Lucas, L. Pologne, and A. Sealy
9:30 AM
1A.5
Using Aerosol Optical Depth to Enhance Prediction of Solar PV Performance in Tropical Climates: Case Study—Barbados
Darlene Field, Univ. of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Saint Michael, Barbados; and A. Sealy
9:45 AM
1A.6
The Predictability of Saharan Dust Incursions over the Eastern Caribbean
Ashford Reyes, Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology, St. James, Barbados; and N. Alexander, A. Sealy, and R. Chewitt-Lucas
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Session 1A
Services Update for Weather Agencies. Part I
Location: 157C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Cochairs: Randall Bass, FAA; Scott Jacobs, NWS
9:00 AM
1A.2
National Weather Service Update
Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
9:15 AM
1A.3
Naval Meteorology and Oceanography 2020 AMS Update
John Okon, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, MS
9:30 AM
1A.3
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Session 1B
Land Use and Land Cover Change—Interactions with Weather and Climate
Location: 154 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Cochairs: Marcus Williams, USDA; Bradford Johnson, TriVector Services, Inc.
8:45 AM
1B.2
Land-Use and Land Cover Changes Strongly Modulate Warm-Season Precipitation over the Central United States
Maoyi Huang, PNNL, Richland, WA; and A. Devanand, D. M. Lawrence, C. M. Zarzycki, Z. Feng, and P. Lawrence

9:00 AM
1B.3
Impacts of Changing Land Use and Land Cover on Regional Climate in Sub-Saharan Africa
Timothy Glotfelty, Univ. of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; and D. Ramirez, A. Ghilardi, J. H. Bowden, and J. J. West

9:30 AM
1B.5
Afforestation versus Reforestation in New Zealand: Effects on Regional Climate
M. James Salinger, Univ. of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia; and J. D. Fuentes, M. E. Mann, and Z. Moon
9:45 AM
1B.6
Trade-Offs between Land Management and Regional Climate in the Brazilian Cerrado
Stephanie Spera, Univ. of Richmond, Richmond, VA; and J. M. Winter and T. Partridge
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Session 1B
Land–Atmosphere and Land–Ocean Interactions. Part I
Location: 253A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 34th Conference on Hydrology
Chairs: Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles; Michael Ek, NCAR/RAL/JNT; Craig R. Ferguson, University at Albany, SUNY; Randal Koster, USRA
8:30 AM
1B.1
Emergent Simplicity of Continental Evapotranspiration Mediated by Land–Atmosphere Coupling
Kaighin Alexander McColl, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA; and A. J. Rigden
9:00 AM
1B.3
Land Surface Interactions with the Atmosphere over the Iberian Semi-Arid Environment (LIAISE): Land–Atmosphere Interaction Observations and Modeling Framework
Jennifer K. Brooke, UKMO, Exeter, United Kingdom; and M. J. Best, A. A. Boone, J. Cuxart, J. Bellvert, G. Canut-Rocafort, A. Lock, P. Le Moigne, J. Polcher, S. Osborne, J. D. Price, and P. Quintana-Segui
9:15 AM
1B.4
Land Surface Interactions with the Atmosphere over the Iberian Semi-Arid Environment (LIAISE): Surface Heterogeneity Observations and Modeling Framework
Martin J. Best, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and J. K. Brooke, A. A. Boone, J. Cuxart, J. Polcher, J. Bellevert, G. Canut-Rocafort, P. Le Moigne, S. Osborne, J. Price, and P. Quintana-Segui
9:30 AM
1B.5A
Observed Land Surface Feedbacks on the Australian Monsoon System
Michael Notaro, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI; and Y. Yu
9:45 AM
1B.6
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Session 1B
Regional Air Quality. Part I
Location: 206B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 22nd Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: A. Gannet Hallar, University of Utah; Steven S. Brown, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory; Jeffrey L. Collett Jr., Colorado State Univ.
8:30 AM
1B.1
Decadal Trends in Air Pollution over the Eastern United States: A Remarkable Success Story
Russell R. Dickerson, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; and T. P. Canty and X. Ren
8:45 AM
1B.2
9:00 AM
1B.3
A Summary of Decadal Trends of Various Pollutants Monitored across Canada
Leiming zhang, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, Canada; and X. Yao, H. Wang, I. Cheng, J. Feng, A. Cole, and J. M. O'Brien
9:15 AM
1B.4
Do Atmospheric Nonmethane Hydrocarbon Concentrations Show Long-Term Trends? Results from a 15-yr Auto-GC Time Series
Bernhard Rappenglueck, Univ. of Houston, Houston, TX; and A. Holler and M. Ahmad

9:30 AM
1B.5
Emergence of a New Chemical Regime: Growing Abundance of Water Soluble Organics in Cloud Water Associated with a Growing Ion Imbalance
Sara M. Lance, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and C. Lawrence, J. J. Schwab, D. Kelting, E. Yerger, H. Favreau, P. Casson, R. Brandt, K. Civerolo, and O. V. Rattigan
9:45 AM
1B.6
TROPOMI Observations of the Atmospheric Composition over the Middle East
Zolal Ayazpour, Univ. at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; and K. Sun

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Session 1B
Verification, Bias Correction, and Postprocessing of Numerical Weather Models. Part I
Location: 257AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
Chair: Joseph P. Koval, The Weather Company - An IBM Business
8:30 AM
1B.1
A New Webpage for Visualizing Verification Statistics from the Environmental Modeling Center's Numerical Modeling Suite
Alicia M. Bentley, I.M. Systems Group and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and C. D. Logan, B. T. Blake, M. P. Row, L. C. Dawson, and J. J. Levit
8:45 AM
1B.2
Advancing Capabilities for Verification of Convection-Allowing Models at the Environmental Modeling Center
Logan C. Dawson, I.M. Systems Group, Inc. and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and J. R. Carley, G. S. Manikin, B. T. Blake, Y. Lin, P. Shafran, E. Rogers, B. Zhou, M. E. Pyle, and J. J. Levit
9:00 AM
1B.3
Characteristics of Convective Initiation in High-Resolution Simulations: Object-Based Validation Using Geostationary Satellite Observations
D. Henderson, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI; and J. A. Otkin, J. Mecikalski, D. Haliczer, and X. Li
9:15 AM
1B.4
Verification of Convection-Allowing NWP in High-Shear, Low-CAPE Environments
Chase S. Graham, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and G. M. Lackmann
9:30 AM
1B.5
Object-Based Climatology and Verification of HRRR Forecasts
Jeffrey Duda, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; CIRES, Boulder, CO; and C. Alexander
9:45 AM
1B.6
The Use of the METplus Verification and Diagnostic Capability in Forecast Evaluation across Multiple Scales and Applications
Tara Jensen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Halley Gotway, G. P. McCabe Jr., J. Frimel, M. P. Row, R. G. Bullock, T. L. Fowler, D. W. Fillmore, B. Strong, M. Marquis, M. Win-Gildenmeister, J. Prestopnik, D. R. Adriaansen, and C. P. Kalb
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Session 1B
Weather and Roads—Linking Road Weather Research, Information, and Technologies to Benefit Society. Part I
Location: 209 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Cochairs: Amanda R. Siems-Anderson, NCAR; Stephen Early, Booz Allen Hamilton
8:30 AM
1B.1
Road Weather Management: Past, Present, and Future
David Johnson, FHWA, Washington, DC; and R. Alfelor and B. Boyce
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Session 1C
Seasonal-to-Decadal Climate Prediction. Part I
Location: 151A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chairs: Stephen Yeager, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Sarah Larson, North Carolina State University
8:45 AM
1C.2
Gfdl's SPEAR Seasonal Predictions: Initialization and Bias Correction with Coupled Data Assimilation
Feiyu Lu, GFDL, Princeton, NJ; Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and A. Rosati, M. Harrison, T. L. Delworth, and W. F. Cooke
9:00 AM
1C.3
Toward Western U.S. Seasonal Snowpack Prediction (Invited Presentation)
Sarah Kapnick, NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ; and X. Yang, S. Malyshev, T. L. Delworth, and W. F. Cooke
9:30 AM
1C.4
Persistent and Reemergent Sea Surface Temperatures: A Recipe for Better Seasonal Climate Forecasts
Matthew B. Switanek, CIRES, Boulder, CO; and M. Scheuerer, J. Barsugli, and T. M. Hamill
9:45 AM
1C.5
Skillful Empirical Prediction of High-Impact Temperature Deviations
Patrick T. Brown, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and M. Evans, A. Mahesh, H. Gupta, and K. caldeira

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 1
Intrinsic and Practical Predictability
Location: 104C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Fourth Symposium on Multiscale Predictability: Data-model Integration and Uncertainty Quantification for Weather, Climate and Earth System Monitoring and Prediction
Chair: Roberto Buizza, ECMWF
9:00 AM
1.1
Waveguide Seeds, Sensitivity and Predictability
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. G. Fearon, P. M. Finocchio, and C. A. Reynolds
9:15 AM
1.2
Operational Forecast–Based Estimates of the Practical Predictability of Weather
Istvan Szunyogh, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and N. Zagar
9:30 AM
1.3
Carbon-Weather Data Assimilation: Progress and Outlook
Inez Fung, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and S. Wuerth
9:45 AM
1.4
Assessment and Selection of Regional Automatic Weather Stations in China Based on the RRR Principle of the WMO
Jian Xia Guo, Meteorological Observation Center of China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China
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Session 1
Understanding Key Challenges for Cloud Seeding
Location: 105 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 22nd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Cochairs: Jeff Frech, University of Wyoming; Katja Friedrich, Univ. of Colorado Boulder
9:00 AM
1.1
A Summary of the WMO/WWRP Peer Review Report on Global Precipitation Enhancement Activities
Andrea I. Flossmann Sr., Univ. Clermont Auvergne, Aubière, France; and M. J. Manton Sr., A. Abshaev Sr., R. T. Bruintjes Sr., M. Murakami, T. Prabhakaran Sr., and Z. Yao Sr.
9:15 AM
1.2
Which Is Effective in Enhancing Rainfall from Mixed-Phase Convective Clouds: Hygroscopic or Glaciogenic Seeding?
Masataka Murakami, Nagoya Univ., Nagoya, Japan; and W. Jung, Y. Yoshizumi, T. Shinoda, and M. Kato
9:30 AM
1.3
Challenges in Simulating Orographic Precipitation in Natural and Seeded Clouds
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. A. Tessendorf and L. Xue
9:45 AM
1.4
Simulating the Microphysical Properties of Orographic clouds in SNOWIE
Lulin Xue, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Rasmussen and S. A. Tessendorf
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Session 1
Working with Large Datasets Using Python
Location: 157AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Scott Collis, Argonne National Laboratory
9:00 AM
1.1
Opening Remarks and History of the Symposium
Scott Collis, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL
9:30 AM
1.3
Storm-centric Analysis of Tropical Cyclones in Python
Kimberly M. Wood, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS

Session
Mind the Gap: Efforts to Prepare Students for the Real World
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Cochairs: Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc.; Matt Rogers, Commodity Weather Group, LLC
Moderator: Stephen Bennett, Riskpulse
Panelists: Heidi Centola, The Weather Company, An IBM Business; Andrea L. Lang, University at Albany, SUNY; Lawrence Gloeckler III, Riskpulse; Maximilian Andrew Vido, Riskpulse; Sue Ellen Haupt, NCAR

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020


Academic Family Tree (Monday)
Location: Hall B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

Poster Hall (Monday)
Location: Hall B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

9:00 AM-7:30 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020


Local Chapter Posters (Monday Session)
Location: Hall B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

9:15 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Lecture 1
EMS Lecture
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 48th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Cochairs: Cheryl Nelson, WTKR-TV; Joe Murgo, WTAJ-TV
9:15 AM
L 1.1
EMS Lecture: Talking about Weather and Climate in Europe (Invited Presentation)
Tanja Cegnar, Slovenian Environment Agency, Ljubljana, Slovenia
9:45 AM
Q & A

9:45 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020


Session 1D
Special Session with Senator Whitehouse
Location: 156BC (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Kerry Cook, Univ. of Texas, Austin
9:45 AM
1D.1
The Role of Scientists in Public Policy during the Age of Climate Misinformation (Invited Presentation)
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator for Rhode Island, Providence, RI

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020


AM Coffee Break (Monday)
Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 2
Agency Efforts in Space Weather: Priorities and Opportunities. Part II
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Space Weather
Cochairs: Richard A. Behnke, Science Prime; Sara Housseal, Millersville Univ.
10:45 AM
2.2
International Community Coordination in Space Weather
Masha Kuznetsova, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Bisi, M. Temmer, S. Bruinsma, H. Opgenoorth, A. Belehaki, L. Mays, E. J. Semones, S. Murray, Y. Zheng, I. Mann, J. Linker, D. Nandi, M. Mendoza, D. Heynderickx, and A. Glover

10:30 AM-11:45 AM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 2
Predictability of Extreme Events
Location: 104C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Fourth Symposium on Multiscale Predictability: Data-model Integration and Uncertainty Quantification for Weather, Climate and Earth System Monitoring and Prediction
Chair: David Parsons
11:00 AM
2.3
Comparing Extreme Weather Events Generated by 36- and 12-km WRF Simulations
Tanya L. Spero, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. H. Bowden, A. M. Jalowska, M. S. Mallard, and G. M. Gray
11:15 AM
2.4
Uncertainty in Near-Term Global Surface Warming Linked to Tropical Pacific Climate Variability
Agus Santoso, Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Hobart, Australia; and M. H. Bordbar, M. England, A. Sen Gupta, A. Taschetto, T. Martin, W. Park, and M. Latif
11:30 AM
2.5

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Panel Discussion 1
Hazards and Overpasses: The Intersection of Transportation Safety and Weather
Location: 254A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Chair: Thomas Bedard, National Disaster Preparedness Training Center
Moderator: Thomas Bedard, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions
Panelists: Richard "Chip" Barrett, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions; John Bechard, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions; Joseph Foti, MassDOT; Richard Smith, NOAA/NWS
10:30 AM
Panel Discussion
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Panel Discussion 1
Panel Discussion: Transitions from Research to Operations, Operations to Research, and Operations to Practice (Centennial)
Location: 258B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on the Future of Weather, Forecasting, and Practice; and the 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) )
Chair: Rebecca Adams-Selin, AER
Moderator: Kandis Boyd, OAR
Panelists: Louisa B. Nance, NCAR; Patrick Harr, Jupiter Intelligence; John S. Kain, NOAA; Kimberly E. Klockow-McClain, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, Oklahoma; Evan Kuchera, 557th Weather Wing; Laura Myers, Center for Advanced Public Safety. The Univ. of Alabama
PD1.1
The Weather Enterprise Wants to Know How to Improve Protective Action
Laura Myers, Center for Advanced Public Safety, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

PD1.2
10:30 AM
Transitioning the "Valley of Death" by Patrick Harr
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Session 1
Precollege Education Initiatives—Engaging Students
Location: 258C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 29th Conference on Education
Cochairs: Staci DeSchryver, Education; Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, NOAA/NWS
10:30 AM
1.1
Keeping up with the Data Revolution with SOS Explorer Mobile
Hilary Peddicord, CIRES/Univ. of Colo., Boulder, CO; and E. Hackathorn, E. L. Russell, K. Searight, and J. Stewart
10:45 AM
1.2
GOES Nation and the GOES Virtual Science Fair: How Students Can Learn and Have Fun Doing Research with Satellite Data!
Vicky Gorman, Medford Memorial Middle School, Medford, NJ; and M. Mooney, T. J. Schmit, and D. T. Lindsey
11:15 AM
1.4
What Ingredients Lead to a Successful Precollege Student Chapter of AMS
Elizabeth Rennert, Concord–Carlisle High School, Concord, MA; and T. Ruggiero
11:45 AM
AMS K–12 Teacher Award Winner
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Session 1
See It, Hear It, Touch It—Informal Weather Education Outreach to Build a Weather-Ready Nation
Location: 153C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Cochairs: Jennifer Sprague-Hilderbrand, NOAA; Erik Salna, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International Univ.
10:30 AM
1.1
Citizen Science, Civics, and Resilient Communities: Engaging Informal Science Learners in Participatory Science and Deliberation about Building Resilience to Weather and Climate Hazards
David F. Sittenfeld, Museum of Science, Boston, Boston, MA; Northeastern Univ., Nahant, MA; and D. Cavalier, J. K. Drapkin, S. Benson, K. Baur, F. Choi, and K. Todd
10:45 AM
1.2
FIU Informal STEAM Weather Education
Erik Salna, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International Univ., Miami, FL
11:00 AM
1.3
11:30 AM
1.6
Five Years of NOAA’s ENSO Blog: A Lesson in Climate Communication
Tom DiLiberto, CollabraLink inc, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Becker, M. L'Heureux, N. C. Johnson, and R. Lindsey
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Session 1
The Value of Federal Climate Services in Regional Contexts: Examples from Drought and the Future Landscape
Location: 153A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 25th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Mark D. Brusberg, USDA
10:30 AM
1.1
11:00 AM
1.3
Building Indigenous Resilience to Drought through Regional Collaborations in the Missouri River Basin
Crystal J. Stiles, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and N. A. Umphlett, J. Rattling Leaf Sr., and D. R. Kluck
11:15 AM
1.4
11:30 AM
1.5
Blending Coproduction and Conventional Research Approaches to Address Real-World Climate Challenges
Stephanie A. McAfee, Univ. of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV; and J. S. Littell, H. R. Prendeville, S. T. Gray, A. Jacobs, R. Thoman Jr., D. J. Bathke, A. Bidlack, P. Bieniek, R. Lader, T. S. Rupp, and G. J. Wolken
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Session 2
Biometeorology: Recent Advances and Future Direction
Location: 104B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Negin Nazarian, University of New South Wales, Faculty of Built Environment
10:30 AM
2.1
Thermal Performance of Cool Pavements in Los Angeles Residential Neighborhoods: A Pedestrian Perspective
Ariane Middel, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and V. K. Turner, F. A. Schneider, Y. Zhang, and M. Stiller

10:45 AM
2.2
Mean Radiant Temperature Modeling Outdoors: A Comparison of Three Approaches
Csilla V. Gal, Dalarna Univ., Falun, Sweden; and K. A. Nice
11:15 AM
2.4
Modeling Sensitivity of Urban Thermal Comfort on Street-Level Adaptation Measures: Case Study of Prague-Holesovice, Czech Republic
Jan Geletic, Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic; and J. Resler, P. Krč, K. Eben, M. Lehnert Jr., O. Vlček, M. Belda, V. Fuka, M. Kurppa, B. Maronga, and M. Sühring
11:30 AM
2.5
TUF-Pedestrian: A Three-Dimensional Microscale Model for Pedestrian Thermal Exposure in Urban Environments
Jacob Lachapelle, Univ. of Guelph, Guelph, Canada; and N. Menheere, S. Krayenhoff, A. Middel, and A. M. Broadbent
11:45 AM
2.6
From Thermal Sensation to Thermal Effect: A Multidimensional Semantic Space to Assess Outdoor Thermal Comfort
Sijie Liu, Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; and R. De Dear, J. Niu, M. A. Hart, and N. Nazarian
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Session 2
Communicating Resilience to Your Viewers
Location: 204AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 48th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Brandon Rector, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International Univ.
10:45 AM
2.2
Cape Cod: No Tornadoes since 1977, Then Five within a Year
Matthew Cappucci, The Washington Post, Washington, DC
11:15 AM
2.4
Lightning and Lightning Safety
John Jensenius Jr., Cumberland, ME
11:45 AM
2.6
The FIU “WOW” Factor!
Erik Salna, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International Univ., Miami, FL
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Session 2
Coupled Forecasting of Extreme Weather and Coastal Flood Events. Part II
Location: 158 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 18th Symposium on the Coastal Environment
Cochairs: Jesse Feyen, GLERL; Andre Van der Westhuysen, IMSG at NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
10:30 AM
2.1
Modeling Compound Flooding from Hurricane Florence Using ADCIRC. Part I: Coastal Response
John Ratcliff, Univ. of North Carolina, Morehead City, NC; and R. Luettich, B. Blanton, and Y. Feng
10:45 AM
2.2
Modeling Compound Flooding from Hurricane Florence Using ADCIRC. Part II: Riverine Contributions
Youcan Feng, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and B. Blanton, J. Ratcliff, and R. Luettich
11:00 AM
2.3
Simulating Compound Flooding Events in a Hurricane: Baroclinic Effects and Backwater Processes
Yinglong Joseph Zhang, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA

11:15 AM
2.4
Toward Forecasting the Coastal Compound Hazard Caused by River Flooding and Storm Surge during Extreme Weather Events
Hongyuan Zhang Sr., Coastal Carolina Univ., Myrtle Beach, SC; and S. Bao, L. J. Pietrafesa, and P. Gayes

11:45 AM
2.6
Updates to the Coupling of Hazards to Evacuation/Sheltering Models: Inland Flooding Considerations in the Integrated Scenario-Based Evacuation Framework for Hurricanes Matthew and Florence
Kendra M. Dresback, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Vergara, J. J. Gourley, R. L. Kolar, R. Davidson, B. Blanton, B. A. Colle, T. Wachtendorf, L. Nozick, K. Yang, S. DeYoung, Y. Hong, and N. Leonardo

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Session 2
Grid Operations and Energy Weather. Part II—Outage
Location: 256 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 11th Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Cochairs: Robert D'Arienzo, IBM; Eric E. Wertz, Maxar Technologies
10:30 AM
2.1
Data-Driven Modeling of Utility Outages Using Weather Radar Observations
Michael Jensen, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and M. Yue, T. Toto, S. E. Giangrande, and A. Zhou
10:45 AM
2.2
Studying Tree Trimming Effects on Power Grid Resilience Using Weather and Outage Models
Peter Watson, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and D. Cerrai and E. Anagnostou
11:15 AM
2.4
BART—Physical Damage Approach for Power Outages Forecast
Juan Montoya, City College of New York, New York, NY; and R. Pokhrel, S. Del Coss, M. Yue, M. Jensen, and J. Gonzalez
11:30 AM
2.5
Icing Forecast and Detection Operationnaly for the Province of Quebec Grid
Gilles Cazade, Hydro-Quebec, Saint-Basile-le-grand, QC, Canada
11:45 AM
2.6
Predicting Wet Snow Icing Risks on the Grid Edge
Jason C. Shafer, Northern Vermont Univ., Lyndonville, VT; Northview Weather LLC, Lyndonville, VT; and D. M. Siuta
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Session 2
History of Meteorological Practices, Observations, and Related. Part I
Location: 104A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 18th History Symposium
Cochairs: Terrence R. Nathan, Univ. of California, Davis; Warren Blier, NOAA/NWS
10:30 AM
2.1
NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory Legacy Field Campaign Archives
Steve Williams, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. A. Rilling, G. Stossmeister, and C. Connell
10:45 AM
2.2
McIDAS: Visualizing Weather Data for Nearly One-Half Century!
D. A. Santek, CIMSS, Madison, WI; and B. Schaffer, M. A. Lazzara, and S. S. Lindstrom
11:15 AM
2.4
Early Roots of Quality Assurance for Meteorological Measurements for Environmental Applications
Kenneth Underwood, Technical and Business Systems, Valencia, CA; and P. Fransioli
11:45 AM
2.6
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Joint Session 2
How Artificial Intelligence at Scale Will Link Weather and Climate Data to Society
Location: 157AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the 19th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science; the 36th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; and the Sixth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: David John Gagne II, Univ. of Oklahoma; Scott Collis, Argonne National Laboratory
11:00 AM
J2.2
Cloud Nowcasting on Satellite Images: A Novel Dataset and Experimental Comparisons
Andreas Holm Nielsen, Aarhus Univ., Aarhus, Denmark; and A. Wagner, A. Iosifidis, and H. Karstoft
11:15 AM
J2.4
Geocaching with Geohashing—Scaling Weather APIs with Python and Spark for Big Data Machine Learning
Alexander Kalmikov, QuantumBlack, a McKinsey Company, Cambridge, MA; and Y. Zhu, L. Zhang, and J. Annor
11:45 AM
J2.5
Frameworks for Gaining Insight and Machine Learning on Large Climate and Weather Datasets
Robert Jackson, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL; and S. Collis, I. Foster, B. Blaiszik, and S. Fiore
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Session 2
Linking Knowledge to Society: Innovative Solutions for Reducing Heat’s Health Impacts in the Northeast United States
Location: 153B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 11th Conference on Environment and Health
Chair: Augusta Williams, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
CoChair: Hunter M. Jones, NOAA
10:45 AM
2.2
Extreme Heat Planning in Boston, Massachusetts
Erin Polich, Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, MA
11:15 AM
2.4
What Is a "Safe" Indoor, Warm Season, Temperature?
Chris Uejio, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and E. Gonsoroski
11:30 AM
2.5
Spatial Patterns of Heat Vulnerability Constituents across Massachusetts
Leila Heidari, Boston Univ., Boston, MA; and P. L. Kinney and M. P. Fabian
11:45 AM
2.6
Matching Statistically Downscaled Climate Projections to Northeastern U.S. Heat Application Sensitivities
Keith W. Dixon, GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and D. Adams-Smith, J. Lanzante, and E. Mecray
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Session 2
Measurements and Modeling of CCN and INP. Part II
Location: 208 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 12th Symposium on Aerosol - Cloud - Climate Interactions
Cochairs: Ottmar Moehler, Institute of Technology; Nicole Riemer, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Naruki Hiranuma, West Texas A&M Univ.
10:30 AM
2.1
The Critical Role of Observations in Developing Numerical Representations of Ice-Nucleating Particles for Southern Ocean Mixed-Phased Clouds
Christina S. McCluskey, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. J. DeMott, T. C. J. Hill, S. M. Kreidenweis, J. Ovadnevaite, M. Rinaldi, J. Atkinson, F. Belosi, D. Ceburnis, S. Marullo, U. Lohmann, Z. A. Kanji, C. O'Dowd, R. Humphries, A. M. Rauker, S. Moreau, P. Strutton, S. Chambers, A. Williams, I. McRobert, J. Ward, M. Keywood, J. Harnwell, W. Ponsonby, Z. Loh, P. Krummel, A. Protat, A. Gettelman, C. G. Bardeen, C. H. Twohy, P. L. Ma, and S. M. Burrows
10:45 AM
2.2
Ice Nucleation Efficiency of SOA Particles from Boreal Forests
Ana A. Piedehierro, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and A. Welti, A. Virtanen, A. Buchholz, K. Korhonen, I. Pullinen, I. Summanen, and A. Laaksonen

11:00 AM
2.3
Cation-Specific Effects on the Ice -ucleating Ability of Potassium-Rich Feldspar
Jingwei Yun, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and J. Davidson, N. Link, and A. K. Bertram
11:15 AM
2.4
Drone-Based Investigation of Biological INPs in the Atmosphere
Paul Bieber, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria; and T. M. Seifried, J. Gratzl, J. Burkart, A. Kasper-Giebl, D. Schmale III, and H. Grothe
11:30 AM
2.5
The Concentrations of Atmospheric Ice Nuclei and Their Relation with Aerosol Particles in Different Regions in China
Yan Yin, Laboratory for Aerosol–Cloud–Precipitation of the China Meteorological Administration, Nanjing, China; Collaborative Innovation Center on Forecast and Evaluation of Meteorological Disasters, Nanjing, China; and H. Jiang, K. Chen, and C. He
11:45 AM
2.6
Long-Term Coastal Ice-Nucleating Particle Measurements from Mace Head Research Station
Kirsten N. Fossum, National Univ. of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland; and O. Möhler, C. Schaupp, W. Xu, K. Höhler, C. O'Dowd, and D. Ceburnis

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Session 2
Methods of Verification and Evaluation of Forecasts: Spatial and Object-Based Methods
Location: 260 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 26th Conference on Probability and Statistics
Cochairs: Tara Jensen, NCAR; Jason Otkin, Univ. of Wisconsin; Christina P. Kalb, NCAR
10:30 AM
2.1
Spatial Forecast Verification: Putting Location-Based Measures to the Test with a New Set of Geometric Cases
Eric Gilleland, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Skok, B. G. Brown, B. Casati, M. Dorninger, L. J. Wilson, and M. P. Mittermaier
10:45 AM
2.2
Impacts of Neighborhood Approaches for Verification of Gridded Products
Laura Melling, CIRES, Boulder, CO; and G. J. Layne and M. S. Wandishin
11:00 AM
2.3
11:30 AM
2.5
Exploring Nontraditional Methods for Streamlining the Model Validation Process
Tracy Hertneky, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. L. Fowler and M. Harrold
11:45 AM
2.6
The Information Gain of NWP Models
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. K. Potvin, P. S. Skinner, and M. L. Flora
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Session 2
Modeling and Monitoring of Air Pollution in the Urban Environment
Location: 211 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 21st Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA
Cochairs: Jeffrey Weil, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Chenghao Wang, Arizona State University
10:30 AM
2.1
Natural Ventilation of Urban Offices: A Summary of Findings from the Refresh Project
Janet F. Barlow, Univ. of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and C. Noakes, M. C. Schraefel, H. Gough, C. H. Halios, M. F. King, S. Snow, Z. Luo, C. S. B. Grimmond, A. Robins, and A. Quinn
10:45 AM
2.2
Spatial Variation of Air Pollutants Using Machine Learning Models
Jiajun Gu, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY; and G. Bang, A. Guha Roy, M. Brauer, and M. Zhang
11:00 AM
2.3
Including Aerosol Dynamic Processes in LES: Evaluation and Application
Mona Kurppa, Univ. of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; and S. Karttunen, A. Hellsten, and L. Järvi
11:15 AM
2.4
3D Mobile Monitoring and CFD Modeling of PM and BC Distributions in Urban Air Pollution Hotspots
Kyung-Hwan Kwak, Kangwon National Univ., Chuncheon-si, Korea, Republic of (South); and S. H. Lee, Y. U. Kim, Y. H. Lee, J. H. Kim, S. B. Lee, and S. J. Jeong
11:30 AM
2.5
11:45 AM
2.6
The Spatiotemporal Variability of Aerosols and Particulate Matter in the Urban Environment
Michael Garay, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and O. Kalashnikova, M. Franklin, H. Lee, Y. Yu, and M. Sorek-Hamer
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Session 2
Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs)
Location: 259A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 24th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Ross Hoffman, AER
10:30 AM
2.1
Ongoing Efforts for Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) in Support of the Next Generation of Satellite Architecture at NOAA
Lidia Cucurull, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and R. A. Anthes, R. Atlas, F. W. Gallagher III, and M. W. Maier
10:45 AM
2.2
Understanding the Response of Tropical Cyclone Structure to the Assimilation of Synthetic Wind Profiles
Lisa R. Bucci, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and S. J. Majumdar, R. Atlas, S. Greco, and G. D. Emmitt
11:00 AM
2.3
Optimizing Assimilation of TROPICS Radiances for Tropical Cyclone Prediction in a Regional OSSE
B. A. Dahl, Univ. of Miami/CIMAS and NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and H. Christophersen, R. Atlas, W. J. Blackwell, S. A. Braun, R. Bennartz, R. F. Rogers, J. P. Dunion, and F. D. Marks
11:15 AM
2.4
Simulation of Microwave Radiance Observations for the TROPICS Mission
David Earl Bates, AOML, Miami, FL; and S. W. Diaz and L. Cucurull
11:30 AM
2.5
Global OSSE Systems Capabilities at NOAA
Sean P. F. Casey, Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies, Miami, FL; and L. Cucurull and A. Vidal
11:45 AM
2.6
Observing System Simulation Experiments for Convective Clouds
D. J. Posselt, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and M. Lebsock, R. L. Storer, M. Minamide, J. Mace, and Z. Xu
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Session 2
Ozone and the Middle Atmosphere: Past, Present, and Future
Location: 205B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Susan Solomon Symposium
Chair: Doug Kinnison, NCAR
10:30 AM
2.1
10:45 AM
2.2
11:15 AM
2.4
Changes in Brewer–Dobson Circulation Seen from Satellite MSU/AMSU Observations
Qiang Fu, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Solomon, H. Pahlavan, and P. Lin
11:30 AM
2.5A
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Session 2
Recent Field Campaigns and Modeling Studies
Location: 105 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 22nd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Cochairs: Randy Chase, N/A; Duncan Axisa, Droplet Measurement Technologies
10:45 AM
2.2
In Situ Measurements of Aerosol and Cloud Microphysical Properties and Cloud Seeding Experiments over the UAE
Narihiro Orikasa, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and M. Murakami, T. Tajiri, Y. Zaizen, and T. Shinoda
11:00 AM
2.3
Under What Conditions Can We Detect a Microphysical Response in Clouds Seeded with AgI? Lessons from SNOWIE
Jeffrey French, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and M. Hatt, K. Friedrich, S. Tessendorf, L. Xue, R. M. Rauber, B. Geerts, R. M. Rasmussen, D. Blestrud, and M. L. Kunkel
11:15 AM
2.4
Quantifying Snowfall from Orographic Cloud Seeding
Katja Friedrich, Univ. of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO; and K. Ikeda, S. Tessendorf, J. French, R. M. Rauber, B. Geerts, L. Xue, R. Rasmussen, D. Blestrud, and M. L. Kunkel
11:30 AM
2.5
Simulated Seeding Impacts in a Seeded Cloud Observed during SNOWIE
Lulin Xue, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Rasmussen and S. A. Tessendorf
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Session 2
Remote Sensing—Radar- and Satellite-Based Applications
Location: 203 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 20th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Chair: Reid Hansen, Scintec
10:30 AM
2.1
Next-Generation Cloud Radars: How Do We Obtain Rapid Three-Dimensional Observations of Clouds?
David J. Bodine, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Salazar, J. McDaniel, C. R. Homeyer, R. D. Palmer, P. E. Kirstetter, M. Yeary, G. McFarquhar, J. F. Kelly, B. M. Isom, P. Kollias, and M. R. Kumjian

10:45 AM
2.2
Can We Derive a Climatology of Riming from Ground-Based Cloud Radar Datasets?
Stefan Kneifel, Univ. of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; and D. Moisseev
11:00 AM
2.3
An Improved Beta Method for Ice Cloud Retrievals Using Spaceborne Thermal Infrared Observations
Masanori Saito, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Yang, A. K. Heidinger, and Y. Li
11:15 AM
2.4
Near-Real-Tim Distribution of LANCE ISS LIS Lightning Data Available at the Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC)
Geoffrey T. Stano, Univ. Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and S. G. Harrison, H. Conover, L. Sinclair, S. J. Graves, and R. Blakeslee
11:30 AM
2.5
Use of Commercial, Airborne Weather Radars to Fill in Operational Network Gaps
Jonathan J. Gourley, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. W. Howard, P. E. Kirstetter, M. E. Weber, H. Vergara, J. A. Duarte, C. Marshall, and J. Hendricks
11:45 AM
2.6
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Session 2
Research Programs, Services, and Initiatives to Support the Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorological Communities
Location: 206A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 20th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Chair: Matt Fronzak, The MITRE Corporation
CoChair: Randall Bass, FAA
10:45 AM
2.2
11:00 AM
2.3
Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Icing Weather Research
Stephanie DiVito, FAA, Atlantic City International Airport, NJ; and D. L. Sims, J. T. Riley, T. Bond, S. D. Landolt, and J. A. Haggerty
11:30 AM
2.5
JPSS Aviation Initiative
J. Weinrich, JPSS/STC, Glenn Dale, MD
11:45 AM
2.6
Science Upgrades to the World Area Forecast System
Teil Howard, UKMO, Exeter, United Kingdom; and P. Buchanan, E. Steele, G. Anderson, C. S. Bartholomew, K. L. Brown, M. Canning, J. C. H. Cheung, A. Lanyon, D. Turp, B. P. Pettegrew, and M. Strahan
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Session 2
Special Session on the GOES Series Satellite System. Part I
Location: 253B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 16th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Pam Sullivan, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES Program Office; D. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES-R
10:30 AM
2.1
GOES-17 ABI L2 Algorithm Status
T. Feroli, NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Daniels, M. Seybold, and S. Superczynski
10:45 AM
2.2
Update on Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Rebroadcast (GRB) Data Usage
James McNitt, NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and M. Seybold, J. Tsui, B. Gockel, and G. Martin
11:00 AM
2.3
GOES-17 ABI Anomaly Recovery: Predictive Calibration
D. Pogorzala, Centauri, Chantilly, VA; and J. Fulbright, E. Kline, M. Seybold, B. Efremova, J. McCorkel, and J. Van Naarden
11:15 AM
2.4
Further Recovering GOES-17 ABI Radiances and Imagery
M. R. Black, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and M. M. Coakley, M. S. Veillette, A. Krimchansky, and J. McCorkel
11:30 AM
2.5
Update on CSPP Geo Software for Geostationary Direct Broadcast
G. D. Martin, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. Gumley, J. Braun, G. Cureton, A. De Smet, R. Garcia, D. Hoese, T. Jasmin, S. Mindock, E. Schiffer, and K. Strabala
11:45 AM
2.6
Distribution and Cloud-Free Evaluations of the GOES-17 ABI Radiance Anomalies
Michael D. Grossberg, City College, City Univ. of New York, New York, NY; and R. O. Adomako and T. Schmit

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Session 2
Testbeds to Enable and Accelerate Transitions of R2O to Decision-Makers, End Users, and the Public in Weather, Water, or Climate Applications [e.g., Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) and Hydrometeorological Testbed (HMT)]—Part I
Location: 252A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Cochairs: Alan E. Gerard, NOAA/OAR/NSSL; Kodi Nemunaitis-Berry, NSSL
10:30 AM
2.1
Joint Technology Transfer Initiative: A Research to Operations Transition Program in NOAA
Chandra R. Kondragunta, NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Lapenta and H. L. Tolman
10:45 AM
2.2
The 2019 NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Forecasting Experiment
Adam J. Clark, NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and I. L. Jirak, B. T. Gallo, B. Roberts, S. J. Weiss, L. J. Wicker, S. R. Dembek, M. Xue, F. Kong, K. W. Thomas, C. Zhang, K. H. Knopfmeier, G. J. Creager, K. Brewster, Y. Jung, G. Romine, C. R. Alexander, X. Wang, S. M. Willington, Y. Wang, A. Johnson, L. Harris, T. A. Supinie, A. R. Dean, K. A. Wilson, M. J. Krocak, K. Hoogewind, P. L. Heinselman, J. J. Choate, and C. Potvin
11:00 AM
2.3
Incorporating End Users in Hazardous Weather Testbed Experiments
Kodi Nemunaitis-Berry, NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. Obermeier, K. M. Calhoun, T. C. Meyer, K. E. Klockow-McClain, D. LaDue, Z. Stanford, and A. Gerard
11:15 AM
2.4
Key Highlights from the Hazardous Weather Testbed: Experimental Warning Program 2019
Tiffany C. Meyer, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Bates, K. Berry, K. M. Calhoun, P. A. Campbell, A. Gerard, J. J. Gourley, K. E. Klockow-McClain, S. M. Martinaitis, J. W. Monroe, B. R. Smith, and G. J. Stumpf
11:30 AM
2.5
11:45 AM
2.6
'An Overview of the 2019 Aviation Weather Testbed Summer Experiment'
Stephanie Avey, NWS/NCEP/AWC, Kansas City, MO; and A. Cross, R. M. Hepper, and S. Alvidrez
12:00 PM
What's Up Next...Next Door by Steve Mango

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Session 2
Tropical Waves and Tropical–Extratropical Interactions
Location: 254B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth Symposium on the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Sub-Seasonal Monsoon Variability
Chair: Naoko Sakaeda, Univ. of Oklahoma
10:30 AM
2.1
11:00 AM
2.3
The Role of Moisture in the Convective Coupling of Equatorial Waves
Brandon O. Wolding, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and J. Dias, G. N. Kiladis, E. Maloney, and M. Branson
11:30 AM
2.5
Tropical Forcing of Euro-Atlantic Weather Regime Transitions: Reanalysis and Predictions
Ralph Getzandanner, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and D. M. Straus

11:45 AM
2.6
Assessing the Influence of Tropical Forecast Errors on Higher-Latitude Predictions Using Nudging Experiments
Juliana Dias, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA, Boulder, CO; and S. N. Tulich, M. Gehne, and G. Kiladis

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Session 2
What Our Publics and Experts Have to Say
Location: 152 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Cochairs: Cassandra A Shivers-Williams, Howard Univ.; Castle Williams, The University of Georgia
10:30 AM
2.1
Tornado Warning Behavior and Decision-Making in National Weather Service Forecast Offices
Frank Alsheimer, NWSFO, West Columbia, SC; and T. johnstone, D. sharp, V. Brown, L. Myers, and D. Arnold
10:45 AM
2.2
Improving Hurricane Risk Communication for Vulnerable Populations
Sharanya J. Majumdar, University of Miami, Miami, FL; and B. Millet, K. Broad, A. Cairo, and S. Evans

11:00 AM
2.3
Hurricane Harvey—Societal Challenges for the Weather Enterprise
Jeffry S. Evans, NOAA/NWS/WFO Houston, TX, Dickinson, TX; and L. Wood
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Session 2A
African Climate Change and Variability. Part II
Location: 150 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chairs: Kerry Cook, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Edward K. Vizy, 1 University Station; C1160
10:30 AM
2A.1
A Systematic Comparison of Tropical Waves over Western and Eastern Equatorial Africa
Andreas H. Fink, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and A. Schlueter, R. van der Linden, and J. G. Pinto
10:45 AM
2A.2
The Influence of Kelvin Waves during Dry and Wet African Rainfall Years
Ademe Mekonnen, North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC; and C. J. Schreck III
11:00 AM
2A.3
Attribution of Sahel Rainfall Variability: What Can Flawed Models Teach Us?
Michela Biasutti, LDEO, Palisades, NY; and K. Marvel, R. Herman, A. Giannini, and Y. Kushnir
11:15 AM
2A.4
11:30 AM
2A.5
Characterizing 15 Years of Saharan Air Layer Properties in North Africa
Stephen D. Nicholls, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; and K. I. Mohr, J. J. Shi, and S. A. Braun
Recording files available
Session 2A
Flood Prediction, Analysis, Decision Support, and Management. Part II
Location: 253C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 34th Conference on Hydrology
Chair: David Gochis, NCAR
CoChair: Kristie Franz, Iowa State University
10:45 AM
2A.1
11:30 AM
2A.5
Communicating Probabilities for the Better Understanding of Flood Risk
Ryan S. Knutsvig, NWS, Grand Forks, ND; and A. D. Moore and A. J. Lee
11:45 AM
2A.6
Recording files available
Session 2A
Greenhouse Gases. Part I
Location: 207 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 22nd Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Chairs: Abhishek Chatterjee, GSFC; Sean Crowell, University of Oklahoma
Cochairs: Berrien Moore III, National Weather Center/Univ. of Oklahoma; Scott Denning, Colorado State Univ.
10:30 AM
2A.1
Using Satellite Observations of Atmospheric Methane to Quantify the Methane Budget and Its Trends from the Global Scale down to Point Sources (Invited Presentation)
Daniel J. Jacob, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA; and D. Cusworth, J. maasakkers, H. Nesser, E. Penn, T. Scarpelli, D. Varon, and Y. Zhang
10:45 AM
2A.2
Progress toward Global Atmospheric CO2 and CH4 Flux Inventories
David Crisp, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
11:00 AM
2A.3
Atmospheric Methane Attributes from a Decade-Long, Global, High-Resolution GEOS Simulation: Trends in Inter- and Intra-Annual Variability
Abhishek Chatterjee, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Ott, S. Basu, K. Morgan, S. Pawson, B. Poulter, and B. Weir
11:15 AM
2A.4
Preliminary Study of the Joint Carbon Data Assimilation System (JDAS)
Zhiqiang Liu, IAP, Beijing, China; and N. Zeng, L. Di, H. Pengfei, and M. Han
11:45 AM
2A.6
The OCO-3 Mission: Performance of the Snapshot Area Map and Target Mode Observations and Coincident Measurements with the OMPS and TROPOMI Air Quality Sensors
T. P. Kurosu, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and A. Eldering, R. R. Basilio, M. W. Bennett, C. O'Dell, P. Somkuti, T. E. Taylor, M. Kiehl, R. Nelson, G. D. Spiers, B. M. Fisher, R. P. Pavlick, G. B. Osterman, J. Laughner, R. Rosenberg, G. R. Keller Rodrigues, S. Yu, Y. Marchetti, D. Crisp, and P. O. Wennberg
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Session 2A
Services Update for Weather Agencies. Part II
Location: 157C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Cochairs: Randall Bass, FAA; Scott Jacobs, NWS
10:30 AM
2A.1
Federal Aviation Administration Service Update
William H. Bauman III, FAA, Washington, DC
10:45 AM
2A.2
U.S. Air Force Weather Operations Update
Ralph O. Stoffler, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC; and M. Farrar and G. B. Kubat

11:00 AM
2A.3
An Update on Global Satellite-Based Precipitation Products and Services at NASA GES DISC
Zhong Liu, NASA GES DISC/CSISS, George Mason Univ., Greenbelt, MD; and A. Savtchenko, B. Deshong, M. Greene, F. Fang, I. V. Gerasimov, C. F. Loeser, S. Shen, P. Huwe, J. Su, C. L. Shie, R. Albayrak, J. Acker, A. W. Li, G. D. Lei, J. Alfred, D. Ostrenga, W. Teng, J. Wei, and D. Meyer
11:15 AM
2A.4
11:30 AM
2A.5
Improving the Local Climate Analysis Tool by Incorporating User Input
Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. C. Meyers, J. Kennedy, M. E. Churma, M. Coulman, J. Fox, and D. Michelson
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Session 2B
Land–Atmosphere and Land–Ocean Interactions. Part II
Location: 253A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 34th Conference on Hydrology
Chairs: Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles; Michael Ek, NCAR; Craig R. Ferguson, University at Albany, SUNY; Randal Koster, USRA
10:30 AM
2B.1
Amplification of Mega-Heat-Wave Temperatures by Upwind Drought Conditions
Dominik L. Schumacher, Ghent Univ., Ghent, Belgium; and J. Keune, C. C. van Heerwaarden, J. Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, A. J. Teuling, and D. G. Miralles

10:45 AM
2B.2
11:00 AM
2B.3
Soil Moisture as a Harbinger of Increased Forecast Reliability at Subseasonal Time Scales (Centennial)
Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. D. Schubert and A. M. DeAngelis
11:15 AM
2B.4
11:30 AM
2B.5
11:45 AM
2B.6
Land Surface Modeling and Land–Atmosphere–Ocean Interaction Studies—A Historical Perspective (Centennial)
Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and R. Koster

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Session 2B
Regional Air Quality. Part II
Location: 206B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 22nd Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: Jeffrey L. Collett Jr., Colorado State Univ.; A. Gannet Hallar, University of Utah; Steven S. Brown, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
10:30 AM
2B.1
Particle pH: A Critical Air Quality Parameter (Invited Presentation)
Rodney J. Weber, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and A. Nenes
10:45 AM
2B.2
Characterization of Organics in Cloud Water: Measurements from the Present Day and from Decades Past
Christopher Lawrence, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and S. M. Lance, J. J. Schwab, J. Zhang, Q. Zhang, A. P. Sullivan, L. Husain, D. Kelting, E. Yerger, H. Favreau, P. Casson, and R. Brandt
11:15 AM
2B.5
Assimilating TOLNET Profile and AirNow Surface Ozone Observations over the Eastern United States during a Canadian Wildfire Smoke Intrusion Event Using WRF-Chem/DART
Zhifeng Yang, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and A. P. Mizzi, A. Tangborn, B. B. Demoz, J. L. Anderson, R. Delgado, and J. T. Sullivan
11:45 AM
2B.6
Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Long-Range Smoke Transport with NUCAPS Satellite Soundings in Field Campaigns and Operations
N. Smith, Science and Technology Corporation, Columbia, MD; and R. Esmaili, C. D. Barnet, G. J. Frost, S. A. McKeen, M. K. Trainer, and C. Francoeur
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Session 2B
Seasonal-to-Decadal Climate Prediction. Part II
Location: 154 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chairs: Stephen Yeager, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Sarah Larson, North Carolina State University
10:30 AM
2B.1
Initialized Seasonal-to-Interannual Forecasting without Initalization
Matthew Newman, CIRES–Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO; NOAA, Boulder, CO; and H. Ding, Y. Wang, and M. A. Alexander
10:45 AM
2B.2
A Subseasonal-to-Decadal Prediction Research Framework with NCAR’s CESM1 and CESM2
Jadwiga Richter, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Yeager, J. Caron, W. M. Kim, A. S. Glanville, K. Lindsay, K. Oleson, J. Edwards, J. Tribbia, H. Teng, J. Berner, S. Bates, N. Rosenbloom, G. Strand, J. Olson, G. Danabasoglu, I. R. Simpson, B. Medeiros, M. C. Long, G. A. Meehl, and J. F. Lamarque
11:30 AM
2B.4
Assessment of CanESM5 Decadal Hindcasts: Modes of Variability and Their Teleconnections
Reinel Sospedra-Alfonso, CCCma, Victoria, Canada; and W. S. Lee, V. Kharin, W. Merryfield, and G. J. Boer
11:45 AM
2B.5
Exploring North Atlantic and North Pacific Decadal Climate Prediction Using Self-Organizing Maps
Qinxue Gu, The Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, PA; and M. M. Gervais
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Session 2B
Weather and Roads: Linking Road Weather Research, Information, and Technologies to Benefit Society. Part II
Location: 209 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 36th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies
Cochairs: Amanda R. Siems-Anderson, NCAR; Stephen Early, Booz Allen Hamilton
10:30 AM
2B.1
New Test Results: Automated Vehicles during Adverse Weather
Brenda Boyce, Booz Allen Hamilton, Alexander, AR; and D. Johnson and R. Alfelor
10:45 AM
2B.2
Effects of Precipitation Type on Crash Relative Risk Estimates in Kansas
Dana M. Tobin, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and M. R. Kumjian and A. W. Black

11:00 AM
2B.3
Machine Learning to Predict Vehicular Crash Severity from Weather Conditions
Curtis L. Walker, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Haupt, T. C. McCandless, and A. R. Siems-Anderson
11:15 AM
2B.4
Road Surface Temperature Validation of the Global Weather Corp. Road Weather Forecasts
Danny Cheresnick, Global Weather Corporation, Boulder, CO; and J. Thompson and B. Gail
11:30 AM
2B.5
Evaluation of the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Model for Forecasting Roadway Surface Temperatures
W. Logan Downing, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and H. Li, J. Desai, M. Liu, D. M. Bullock, and M. E. Baldwin
11:45 AM
2B.6
Are We Ready to Weather Urban Air Mobility (UAM)?
Colleen Reiche, Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC
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Session 2C
Western North American Climate: Diagnosis, Prediction, and Impacts at Subseasonal-to-Multidecadal Scales
Location: 151A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Emily Becker, NOAA
10:30 AM
2C.1
10:45 AM
2C.2
11:00 AM
2C.3
The Modulation of Natural Gas through Winter Climate and Cyclone Variability
Jacob Stuivenvolt Allen, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT; Utah State Univ., Logan, UT; and S. Y. Wang
11:15 AM
2C.4
11:30 AM
2C.5
Large-Scale Drivers of Connected Atmospheric Rivers along the U.S. West Coast
Meredith A. Fish, SIO, La Jolla, CA; and J. Done, A. M. Wilson, and F. M. Ralph
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3
Research Needs for the Anthropocene: Integrated Services for the Urban Environment
Location: 210AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Presidential Forum Sessions; and the 15th Symposium on the Urban Environment )
Cochairs: Kenneth J. Davis, The Pennsylvania State Univ.; Chandana Mitra, Auburn Univ.
10:30 AM
PF3.1
11:00 AM
PF3.2
Alison Brizius
Alison Brizius, City of Boston, Boston, MA
11:30 AM
Q & A

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Joint Session 3
Space-Based Lidar Applications
Location: 210C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; and the 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Sharon Rodier, SSAI
10:30 AM
J3.1
The Atmospheric Measurements of ICESat-2
Stephen P. Palm, SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and Y. Yang and U. Herzfeld
10:45 AM
J3.2
Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) Single-Wavelength Data Products and Performance
John E. Yorks, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. McGill, E. P. Nowottnick, and P. Selmer
11:00 AM
J3.3
A Global Analysis of Dust Diurnal Variability Using CATS Observations
Yan Yu, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and O. Kalashnikova, M. Garay, H. Lee, M. Choi, G. S. Okin, J. E. Yorks, and J. R. Campbell
11:15 AM
J3.4
Global Cloud and Surface Properties from ICESat-2 Observations: Preliminary Results
Yuekui Yang, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and S. P. Palm and U. Herzfeld

11:30 AM
J3.5
Using CALIOP to Evaluate Cirrus Cloud Detection Proficiencies in GOES-16 ABI 1.378-um Channel Imagery
James R. Campbell, NRL, Monterey, CA; and T. M. McHardy, D. A. Peterson, A. Garnier, R. L. Bankert, E. K. Dolinar, and X. Dong
11:45 AM
J3.6
Column Optical Depths Derived from CALIOP Ocean Surface Returns
Robert Ryan, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and M. A. Vaughan and D. M. Winker
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Joint Session 4
Advances in CubeSats and SmallSats to Improve Earth Science, Weather Forecasting, Space Weather Prediction, Hydrology Studies, or Climate Monitoring—Part II
Location: 251 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 16th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the Third Conference on Earth Observing SmallSats )
Cochairs: Robert Bauer, NASA Earth Science Technology Office; Stephen A. Mango, NOAA/NESDIS/Office of Projects, Planning and Analysis
10:30 AM
J4.1
Enabling Global Observations of Cloud Ice Particle Size and Water Vapor Sounding to Improve Understanding of the Role of Clouds in Climate and Weather Prediction: Tropospheric Water and Cloud ICE (TWICE) 6U CubeSat Instrument
S. C. Reising, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and P. Kangaslahti, W. Deal, E. Schlecht, J. Jiang, M. Ogut, Y. Goncharenko, I. Ramos, X. Bosch-Lluis, B. Kilmer, A. Skalare, R. Cofield, N. Chahat, S. Padmanabhan, S. T. Brown, A. Zamora, C. Cooke, K. Leong, S. Shih, and G. Mei

10:45 AM
J4.2
Evolution of the Multi-Angle Stratospheric Aerosol Radiometer
Matthew G. kowalewski, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; USRA, Columbia, MD; and M. T. DeLand, P. R. Colarco, L. Ramos-Izquierdo, W. Mamakos, and A. J. Digregorio
11:00 AM
J4.3
Galago-1: A Compact Day—Night Band Sensor Pathfinder
Kelly Collett, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
11:15 AM
J4.4
Comparing a CubeSat with VIIRS: What we learned from the CUbesat MULtispectral Observing System - CUMULOS
Dee W. Pack, The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, CA; and S. Miller, C. M. Coffman, J. R. Santiago, C. J. Seaman, S. kidder, C. Combs, and G. Chirokova
11:30 AM
J4.5
Update on the Stratospheric Water Inventory: Tomography of Convective Hydration (SWITCH) Project
Nathaniel Livesey, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and A. J. Tang, W. G. Read, G. Chattopadhyay, R. Jarnot, C. Felten, R. Stachnik, and F. Werner

11:45 AM
J4.6
Computational Reconfigurable Imaging Spectrometer (CRISP)
Adam Milstein, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and Y. Rachlin, C. Wynn, R. Sullenberger, C. Smeaton, P. Chapnik, and S. Leman

12:00 PM
What's Coming Next Next Door by w Mango
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Joint Session 5
Translating Weather into the Spanish Language. Part I: Current Resources and Initiatives in the Spanish Weather World
Location: 252B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the 48th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Eighth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Cochairs: Joseph Enrique Trujillo, CIMMS/NSSL; Gina Eosco, NOAA/OAR/OWAQ
10:30 AM
J5.1
From Alberto the Avocado to Augmented Reality
John Toohey-Morales, WTVJ NBC-6, Miami, FL
10:45 AM
J5.2A
11:15 AM
J5.6
The Storm Prediction Center Spanish Language Initiative
Joseph Enrique Trujillo, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and O. Bermudez, P. T. Marsh, and E. M. Leitman
11:30 AM
Q & A


Panel Discussion 8
Building Stronger: Bringing Together Geospatial, Social Scientific, and Engineering-Based Perspectives on Weak-Framed Housing in the Southeastern United States
Location: 151B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice
Moderator: Michael Egnoto, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Panelists: Stephen M. Strader, Villanova University; Walker S. Ashley, Northern Illinois University; Kevin D. Ash, University of Florida; David B. Roueche, University of Florida; Kimberly E. Klockow-McClain, AAAS; Michael Egnoto, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research; Heather Lazrus, NCAR; Barry S. Goldsmith, NWSFO

Session
Leading Up!
Location: 255 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Cochairs: Rebecca DePodwin, AccuWeather, Inc.; Bradford Johnson, Trivector Services, Inc./NOAA/OAR
Facilitators: Elyse M. Hagner, NOAA/NWS; Molly Merrifield, National Weather Service, Miami, FL; Clark Evans, Univ. of Wisconsin–Milwaukee; Daniel DePodwin, AccuWeather

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 2
Major Weather Impacts—Session II
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2019
Chair: Klaus Wolter, Univ. of Colorado
10:45 AM
2.2
11:00 AM
2.3
2019 Precipitation and Temperature Extremes in the Missouri River Basin (Invited Presentation)
Laura M. Edwards, South Dakota State Univ., Aberdeen, SD; and N. A. Umphlett
11:15 AM
2.4
11:30 AM
2.5
Leveraging Satellite Remote Sensing for the Monitoring of 2019 Spring Floods
Lori A. Schultz, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Bell, A. L. Molthan, R. Lucey, J. Kirkendall, G. W. Layne, D. Kirschbaum, and D. S. Green
11:45 AM
2.6A
Unusual Arctic Lightning Detected in 2019
Casey McCullar, Vaisala, Louisville, CO

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 1A
AI for Environmental Science. Part I
Location: 156BC (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science; and the Events )
Cochairs: Carlos F. Gaitan, Arable Labs, Inc.; Zhonghua Zheng, University of Illinois at Urbana−Champaign
11:15 AM
1A.2
Climate Change Impacts on Global Ecology
Kate Duffy, Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA; and T. Gouhier and A. Ganguly

11:45 AM
1A.4
Causal Inference: A Pathway for System Identification Using Observational Datasets
Mohammed Ombadi, Univ. of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA; and P. Nguyen, S. Sorooshian, and K. Hsu
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Session 1B
AI for Environmental Science. Part II
Location: 156A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science; and the Events )
Chair: Auroop R. Ganguly, Northeastern Univ.
11:00 AM
1B.1
11:15 AM
1B.2
11:30 AM
1B.3
Cloud-Based Machine Learning Capabilities to Improve Weather Event Predictions
Rich Baker, Peraton, Greenbelt, MD; and P. MacHarrie, L. Koye, H. Phung, J. Hansford, S. Causey, R. Niemann, and D. M. Beall
11:45 AM
1B.4
Developing an Automated System to Predict Tornadoes in Simulated Nonclassical Convective Storms
Dylan J. Steinkruger, The Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, PA; and P. Markowski and G. S. Young

11:00 AM-5:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020


AMS Oral History Project (Monday)
Location: Elm I & II (Westin Hotel)

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 3
Heliophysics and Space Weather in History. Part I
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Space Weather
Chairs: William B. Cade III, Baylor Univ.; Gregory Good, American Institute of Physics; Sara Housseal, Millersville Univ.

12:00 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020


Lunch Break (Monday)

12:15 PM-1:15 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020


A Discussion about the Draft EPIC Strategic Plan with NOAA Leadership
Location: 205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Town Hall Meetings
Organizer: Charles Bell, NOAA

AMS & the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
Location: 157AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Town Hall Meetings
Organizer: Alicia Cheripka, OAR

Environment and Security:  AMS Partnerships for the Future
Location: 153B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Town Hall Meetings
Organizer: Eileen Shea, CASE Consultants International

Getting creative with climate change outreach: promoting scientific engagement, improving science literacy, and building community
Location: 152 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Town Hall Meetings
Organizer: Janel Hanrahan, Lyndon State College
Facilitator: Janel Hanrahan, Lyndon State College
Panelists: Jonathan Hutchinson, Northern Vermont Univeristy-Lyndon; Maison DeJesus, Northern Vermont Univeristy-Lyndon; Patrick Wickstrom, Northern Vermont Univeristy-Lyndon; Lillie Farrell, Northern Vermont Univeristy-Lyndon
Speaker: Janel Hanrahan, Lyndon State College

NASA’s Earth Observations from the Private Sector Small Constellation Satellite Data Product Pilot Project
Location: 153A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Side Panels
Organizer: Alfreda A. Hall, NASA/GSFC
12:15 PM
408.1
Sandra Cauffman
Sandra Alba Cauffman, Acting Earth Science Division Director, Science Mission Directorate, NASA, Washington, DC

12:30 PM
408.2
Paula Bontempi
Paula Bontempi, NASA, Washington, DC

12:45 PM
408.3
Jack Kaye
Jack Kaye, NASA, Washington, DC

1:00 PM
408.4
Kevin Murphy
Kevin Murphy, NASA, Washington, DC


OPEN Government Data Act on Data Stewardship Planning for Federal Agencies
Location: 156BC (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Town Hall Meetings
Organizer: Nazila Merati, Merati and Associates
Facilitator: Doug schuster, NCAR
Panelists: Edward J. Kearns, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI; Subhashree Mishra, DOE; John Moses, NASA
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Radio Frequency Spectrum - An Emerging Achilles Heel for the Weather Enterprise?
Location: 154 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Side Panels; the 16th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Eighth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; and the Fifth Symposium on US-International Partnerships )
Organizer: Renee Leduc, Narayan Strategy
Chair/Co-Chair: Jordan Gerth, Physical Scientist, National Weather Service Office of Observations
Moderator: Renee Leduc, Narayan Strategy
12:15 PM
Moderator by Renee Leduc
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The NASA Earth Science Flight Program - Investments In And Planning For The Next-Generation Earth Observatories: NASA HQ
Location: 251 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Town Hall Meetings; and the 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Organizer: Robert Bauer, NASA Earth Science Technology Office
Facilitator: Stephen A. Mango, NOAA/NESDIS/Office of Projects, Planning and Analysis
Speaker: Charles Webb, NASA Earth Science Technology Office
12:15 PM
Town Hall Presentation - Charles Webb by Charles Webb

12:30 PM
What's Up Next by Seve Mango

12:45 PM
NASA Earth Flight Program Investments In and Planning for the Next Generation Earth Observatories by Charles E. Webb

12:15 PM-1:45 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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1
Financial Weather and Climate Risk Management
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Presidential Town Hall Meetings
Organizers: Jennifer Henderson, CIRES; Robert Brammer, Brammer Technology, LLC
Speaker (Session Level): Carl Spector, City of Boston
12:15 PM
Financial Weather & Climate Risk Management

1:00 PM-1:20 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020


Daily Weather Briefings (Monday Session)
Location: 157C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 2A
Analysis and Forecasting of Severe Thunderstorms and Associated Hazards. Part II
Location: 258A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
Cochairs: James McCormick, Software Engineering Services; Sam Ng, Metropolitan State University
2:00 PM
2A.1
2:15 PM
2A.2A
The Unusual Tornadoes in Chile in May 2019: Forecasting Challenges from the Synoptic, Mesoscale, and Subseasonal Scales
Bradford S. Barrett, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and J. C. Marin and M. Jacques-Coper
2:45 PM
2A.4
Refining CAM-Based Tornado Probability Forecasts Using Storm-Inflow and Storm-Attribute Information
David E. Jahn, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS/SPC, Norman, OK; and B. T. Gallo, C. Broyles, B. T. Smith, I. L. Jirak, and J. M. Milne
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Session 2B
Verification, Bias Correction, and Postprocessing of Numerical Weather Models. Part II
Location: 257AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
Chair: Joseph P. Koval, The Weather Company - An IBM Business
2:00 PM
2B.1
2:15 PM
2B.2
Comparison of Object-Based and Grid-Based Verification of Warn-on-Forecast System HAILCAST Forecasts
Rebecca Adams-Selin, AER, Omaha, NE; and C. P. Kalb, P. S. Skinner, and T. Jensen
2:30 PM
2B.3
Reducing Moist-Adiabatic Calculation Costs Using Lookup Tables
Nathan Aaron Dahl, CIMMS, Norman, OK; SPC, Norman, OK
2:45 PM
2B.4
Using Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) to Bias Correction of Wind Speed Forecasting
Bonyang Ku, KMA, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and M. K. Kim, S. Y. Park, and Y. H. Lee
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Session 3
Global- to Local-Scale Coupled Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling. Part I
Location: 211 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 21st Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA
Cochairs: Jonathan Pleim, EPA; Ariel Stein, Earth Resources Technology
2:15 PM
3.2A
Evaluation of the MPAS-CMAQ Global Air Quality Modeling System
Jonathan Pleim, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and D. Wong, R. Gilliam, J. A. Herwehe, O. R. Bullock Jr., G. A. Pouliot, C. Hogrefe, D. Kang, R. Mathur, and L. Ran
2:30 PM
3.3A
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Session 3
Grid Operations and Energy Weather. Part III—General Grid Ops
Location: 256 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 11th Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Chair: Tyler C. McCandless, NCAR
2:00 PM
3.1
Development of the Kuwait Renewable Energy Prediction System (KREPS)
Jared A. Lee, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Haupt, B. Kosovic, G. Wiener, and M. Al-Rasheedi
2:15 PM
3.2
A Wind Extremes Forecast System (WEFS) for Outage Prediction
Jeffrey M. Freedman, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and J. W. Zack, M. Berlinger, and C. Cheng
2:30 PM
3.3
2:45 PM
3.4
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Session 3A
Flood Prediction, Analysis, Decision Support, and Management. Part III
Location: 253C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 34th Conference on Hydrology
Chair: David Gochis, NCAR
CoChair: Kristie Franz, Iowa State University
2:00 PM
3A.1
NOAA’s National Water Model: A Dynamically Evolving Operational Hydrologic Forecasting Framework
Brian A. Cosgrove, NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gochis, T. Graziano, E. Clark, and T. Flowers
2:30 PM
3A.3
Performance and Reliability of the NOAA National Water Model Operational Forecasts for Water Resources Management
Jungho kim, CIRA, Fort Collins, CO; NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and R. Cifelli, L. E. Johnson, M. Hughes, F. Viterbo, and K. Nowak

2:45 PM
3A.4
Partnerships for Real-Time Flood Inundation Mapping Capabilities across the Federal Enterprise
Mary Erickson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Osler, J. Murphy, T. Graziano, and E. Clark
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Session 3B
Land–Atmosphere and Land–Ocean Interactions. Part III
Location: 253A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 34th Conference on Hydrology
Chairs: Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles; Michael Ek, NCAR; Craig R. Ferguson, University at Albany, SUNY; Randal Koster, USRA
2:15 PM
3B.2
2:45 PM
3B.4
Quantification of the Land Surface and Brown Ocean Influence on Tropical Cyclone Intensification over Land: A Case Study of TC Kelvin (2018)
Jinwoong Yoo, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; Univ. of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; and J. A. Santanello, J. M. Shepherd, S. V. Kumar, P. Lawston, and A. M. Thomas
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Joint Session 6
The Need for Water Driving the Science of Rain and Snow: Past, Present, and Future (Centennial)
Location: 105 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification; the 15th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the 12th Symposium on Aerosol - Cloud - Climate Interactions; and the 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Sarah A. Tessendorf, NCAR; Isla R. Simpson, NCAR
2:30 PM
J6.3
Weather Modification Research to Enhance Water Supplies in the Western United States (Invited Presentation)
Dave Matthews, CEO Hydrometdss, LLC, Silverthorne, CO; and D. Reynolds and G. E. Klazura
2:45 PM
Discussion/Q&A

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Joint Session 7
Convection over the Maritime Continent
Location: 254B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Sub-Seasonal Monsoon Variability; and the Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones Symposium )
Chair: Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University
2:00 PM
J7.1
Early Observation and Modeling Results from the NASA Cloud, Aerosol, and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex)
D. J. Posselt, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and J. S. Reid, S. van den Heever, J. Mace, L. Di Girolamo, and L. D. Ziemba
2:15 PM
J7.2
Diurnal Forcing and Phase Locking of Gravity Waves in the Maritime Continent
James Ruppert Jr., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and F. Zhang and X. Chen
2:30 PM
J7.3

2:00 PM-3:45 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 3
Error Growth and Predictability Limits
Location: 104C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Fourth Symposium on Multiscale Predictability: Data-model Integration and Uncertainty Quantification for Weather, Climate and Earth System Monitoring and Prediction
Chair: Carolyn Reynolds, NRL
2:00 PM
3.1
Mesoscale Convective Systems, Rossby Waves, and Error Growth in Global Numerical Weather Prediction
David B. Parsons, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. P. Lillo, C. P. Rattray, and C. M. Bruce
2:15 PM
3.2
Impact of the Mesoscale Range on Error Growth and the Limits to Atmospheric Predictability
Tsz Yan Leung, Univ. of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and M. Leutbecher, S. Reich, and T. G. Shepherd
2:30 PM
3.3
Is Weather Chaotic? Coexistence of Chaos and Order within a Generalized Lorenz Model
Bo-Wen Shen, San Diego State Univ., San Diego, CA; and R. Pielke Sr., X. Zeng, J. J. Baik, T. Reyes, S. Faghih-Naini, R. Atlas, and J. Cui
3:00 PM
3.5
3:15 PM
3.6
Dynamical Ensembles: A Critical Assessment
Zoltan Toth, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and J. Feng and M. Peña

3:30 PM
3.7
Sufficient Model Resolution for S2S Predictions
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and J. W. A. Wang

2:00 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 13 January 2020

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Session 1
Extreme Weather at Sea: Bringing Twenty-First Century Weather Services to Mariners
Location: 254A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise
Cochairs: J. M. Sienkiewicz, NOAA/NWS/Ocean Prediction Center; Kathryn Gilbert, Ocean Prediction Center and Weather Prediction Center, NOAA/NWS; Darin Figurskey, NOAA; Alison Agather, NOAA/NWS/Ocean Prediction Center
2:00 PM
1.1
Extreme Maritime Weather—Operational Forecasting Challenges
J. M. Sienkiewicz, NOAA/NWS/Ocean Prediction Center, College Park, MD

2:30 PM
1.3
An Investigation of the Weather Impacts to Ships Transiting the Gulf Stream in Winter and Early Spring
Olivia R. Keefe, NOAA/NWS, College Park, MD; and F. Achorn, H. Fort, J. M. Sienkiewicz, J. Krekeler, and R. Daniels
3:00 PM
1.5
Forecasting Marine Hazards with Limited Observations and Verification
Michael J. Folmer, NWS, College Park, MD; and J. D. Clark and J. M. Sienkiewicz
3:15 PM
1.6
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Joint Panel Discussion 1
The Outcomes of the 2019 WMO Congress: What Is the Path forward for International Cooperation and Coordination across the Weather Enterprise? (Keynote Address and Invited Panel)
Location: 212 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the Eighth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise )
Panelists: Jim Anderson, Earth Networks; Julie Dana, Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Agnes Kigazi, Earth Networks; Kevin R. Petty, NCAR; Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS
2:00 PM
JPD1.1
Keynote Speaker: Neil Jacobs
Neil A. Jacobs, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Washington, DC

2:30 PM
Panel Discussion

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Session 2
Engagement in Atmospheric Education—Research and Application
Location: 258C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 29th Conference on Education
Cochairs: Zachary Handlos, Georgia Institute of Technology; Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Morristown-Beard School
2:00 PM
2.1
It’s a New Century for the AMS: What’s New with the Education Program for 2020 and Beyond?
Wendy Abshire, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, and C. Kauffman
2:30 PM
2.3
Helping Middle School Students Build Understanding of Hazardous Weather and Its Impacts with the GLOBE Weather Curriculum
Becca Hatheway, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Ristvey Jr., L. S. Gardiner, M. Rummel, E. Snode-Brenneman, J. S. Malmberg, R. Curry, L. H. Chambers, and T. Murphy
2:45 PM
2.4
Taking Poetic License With Atmospheric Dynamics
John A. Knox, The Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
3:00 PM
2.5
Characterizing Instructional Strategies within Atmospheric Science Courses
Zachary Handlos, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and C. E. Davenport and D. Kopacz
3:15 PM
2.6
Recommendations for Improving Teaching and Learning in Atmospheric Science through Research
Dawn Kopacz, Univ. of Nebraska−Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and W. J. Flynn, L. C. Maudlin, Z. Handlos, S. Gill, and A. T. Hirsch
3:30 PM
2.7
Narrated Animations and Still Frame Figures: When and How Should I Use Them?
Lindsay C. Maudlin, Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL; and K. S. McNeal, N. Soltis, and S. J. Hassol
3:45 PM
2.8
Mount Washington Observatory's Arctic Wednesdays Professional Development for Teachers
Brian J. Fitzgerald, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH; and W. Broussard
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Session 2
Historical Lidar Perspectives (Centennial)
Location: 210C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications
Chair: John E. Yorks, NASA
2:00 PM
2.1
From LITE to CALIPSO and Beyond: A Brief History of NASA Langley Research Center Spaceborne Lidar Missions and Measurements
Kathleen A. Powell, NASA, Hampton, VA; and M. A. Vaughan, D. M. Winker, C. A. Hostetler, C. Trepte, M. C. Pitts, D. C. Mangosing, and L. R. Poole
2:30 PM
2.2
One Lidar Scientist's Career Pathway and Vision for the Future
Matthew J. McGill, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD


Panel Discussion 2
NWA/AMS Ronald W. Przybylinski Research Operations Nexus (RON) Meetup
Location: 205C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on the Future of Weather, Forecasting, and Practice; the 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP); and the 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Gregory J. Stumpf, CIRA/Colorado State University and NOAA/NWS/Meteorological Development Laboratory
CoChair: Rebecca Adams-Selin, AER
Facilitator: Gregory J. Stumpf, CIRA/Colorado State University and NOAA/NWS/Meteorological Development Laboratory
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Session 2
New Python Tools in the Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences
Location: 157AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Ryan M. May, UCAR
2:00 PM
2.1
2:15 PM
2.2
A Tornado Damage Assessment Model and Lessons Learned from the 2019 Lee County, Alabama, EF4 Tornado
Madeline Jones, New Light Technologies, Inc., Washington, DC; and R. E. Kollmeyer
2:30 PM
2.3
Remote Access of National Hurricane Center Storm Tracks and Storm Prediction Center Storm Reports with Siphon
Aodhan Sweeney, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. C. Arms, R. M. May, and Z. Bruick

2:45 PM
2.4
Atmospheric Data Community Toolkit (ACT): A Python Library for Working with Atmospheric Data
Adam Theisen, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL; and S. Collis, R. Jackson, Z. Sherman, N. L. Hickmon, K. E. Kehoe, C. Godine, A. J. Sockol, A. King, and M. T. Giansiracusa
3:00 PM
2.5
3:15 PM
2.6
Use of Python to Streamline and Refactor the WRF-Hydro Forcing Engine for Community Use
Logan Karsten, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Gochis, Y. Zhang, and R. Cabell
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Session 2
Other Topics in Applied Climatology
Location: 153A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 25th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Robb M. Randall, U.S. Department of Defense
2:00 PM
2.1
2:15 PM
2.2
Implications of a Climate-Changed Atmosphere on Cool Climate Viticulture
Steven Schultze, Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and P. Sabbatini
2:45 PM
2.4
Development and Characterization of U.S. Drought Monitor Based Drought Events
R. D. Leeper, North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, Asheville, NC; and B. Petersen and M. Palecki
3:00 PM
2.5
Spatial Analysis of U.S. Agriculture Losses Due to Hailfall over the Past 29 Years
Nicholas R. Bogen, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI; and J. T. Allen and B. W. Heumann
3:15 PM
2.6
An Environmental Climatology of Quasi-Linear Convective System Mesovortices around Northern Illinois
Max Ungar, Univ. of Oklahoma/Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS), Norman, OK; and G. Izzi, E. Lenning, V. A. Gensini, W. S. Ashley, and A. M. Haberlie
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Session 2A
Applications of Machine Learning in Earth System Modeling
Location: 156BC (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science; and the Events )
Cochairs: Christiane Jablonowski, University of Michigan; Christoph A. Keller, USRA/GESTAR NASA/GMAO
2:00 PM
2A.1
Discovering Novel Eddy Parameterizations with Machine Learning
Laure Zanna, Univ. of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; and T. Bolton
2:15 PM
2A.2
A Pure Deep Learning Approach to Precipitation Nowcasting
Jason Hickey, Google, Mountain View, CA; and C. Gazen, S. Agrawal, C. Bromberg, L. Barrington, V. Lakshmanan, and J. Burge
2:30 PM
2A.3
Toward Physics-Informed Deep Learning for Turbulent Flows
Rui Wang, Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA; and A. Albert, K. Kashinath, M. Mustafa, and R. Yu
3:00 PM
2A.5
3:15 PM
2A.6
3:30 PM
2A.7
Developing the Snow Cover Fraction Schemes for Land Surface Models Using a Machine Learning Approach
Yuan-Heng Wang, The Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and H. V. Gupta, P. D. Broxton, Y. Fang, A. Behrangi, X. Zeng, and G. Y. Niu
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Session 2B
Deep Learning Applications for Environmental Science. Part I
Location: 156A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science; and the Events )
Cochairs: Tianle Yuan, JCET; Sarvesh Garimella, ACME AtronOmatic, LLC
2:00 PM
2B.1
Classifying Global Low-Cloud Morphology with a Deep Learning Model: Results and Potential Use
Tianle Yuan, JCET, Baltimore, MD; and J. Mohrmann, H. Song, R. Wood, K. Meyer, and L. Oreopoulos
2:15 PM
2B.2
2:30 PM
2B.3
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Techniques to Enhance Satellite Data Use for Nowcasting and NWP/Data Assimilation
S. A. Boukabara, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and E. Maddy, N. Shahroudi, R. N. Hoffman, T. Connor, S. Upton, J. E. Ten Hoeve III, V. Krasnopolsky, and K. Garrett
2:45 PM
2B.4
Convective Storm Nowcasting Using a Deep Learning Approach
Lei Han, Ocean Univ. of China, Qingao, China; and W. Zhang and J. Sun
3:15 PM
2B.6
Learning and Inference of Advective Fluid Transport in Geophysical Environments
Chinmay S. Kulkarni, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and P. F. J. Lermusiaux
3:30 PM
2B.7
Downscaling Numerical Weather Models with GANs
Alok Singh, Terrafuse, Berkeley, CA; and B. White, A. Albert, and K. Kashinath
Manuscript (8.0 MB)

3:45 PM
2B.8
Finescale Surface Climate Data with Deep Learning
Thomas C. M. Martin, Univ. of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and H. R. Rocha, K. Brauman, M. Flörke, G. M. P. Perez, R. L. N. Wanderley, L. M. Domingues, and R. C. Abreu
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Session 3
60 Years of Weather Satellites: How Earth Observing Satellites Contributed to Linking Information to Knowledge to Society (Centennial)
Location: 253B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 16th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Kenneth Holmlund, EUMETSAT; Wenjian Zhang, WMO
2:00 PM
3.1A
2:30 PM
3.3A
2:45 PM
3.4
Imaging from ATS-1 to the GOES-R Series: What Has Changed and What Has Stayed the Same
T. J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Madison, WI; and M. M. Gunshor, W. P. Menzel, J. Phillips, and D. T. Lindsey
3:30 PM
3.6
Progress/Status on the GOES-R Socioeconomic Benefits Study
Michael Jamilkowski, The Aerospace Corporation, Greenbelt, MD; and D. G. Lubar
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Session 3
Advances in Ensemble-Based Data Assimilation Methodologies for Highly Nonlinear and Large-Dimensional Systems. Part I
Location: 259A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 24th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chairs: Yue (Michael) Ying, NCAR; Jeffrey L. Anderson, NCAR
2:30 PM
3.3
A Particle Flow Data Assimilation Method for High-Dimensional Systems
Chih-Chi Hu, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and P. J. Van Leeuwen and M. Pulido
2:45 PM
3.4
4DEnVar with an Iterative Nonlinear Forecast Model
Sho Yokota, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; JMA, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Koizumi, M. Kunii, and K. Ito
3:00 PM
3.5
Why Perturbing Observations in Ensemble Kalman Filters Is Inconsistent
Peter Jan Van Leeuwen, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; Univ. of Reading, Reading, UK
3:15 PM
3.6
Regularization and Iterative Resampling for the Local Particle Filter
Jonathan Poterjoy, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; AOML, Miami, FL
3:30 PM
3.7
High-Dimensional Ensemble Filtering with Nonlinear Couplings
Ricardo Baptista, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and Y. Marzouk and A. Spantini
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Session 3
Climate Change: The Challenge of the Twenty-First Century
Location: 205B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Susan Solomon Symposium
Chair: Karen H. Rosenlof, NOAA/ESRL
CoChair: A. R. Ravishankara, Colorado State Univ.
2:00 PM
3.1
2:15 PM
3.2
2:30 PM
3.3
2:45 PM
3.4
What Can We Learn about the Climate of the Twenty-First Century from Historical Observations?
Gabriele Hegerl, Univ. of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland; and S. Broennimann, T. Tim Cowan, N. Freychet, and A. Schurer
3:00 PM
3.5
Extreme Weather, Climate Change, and Attribution
Dale Durran, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA
3:15 PM
3.6
Some Remarks and Introducing Susan Solomon
A. R. Ravishankara, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO
3:30 PM
3.7
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Session 3
Hazard Assessment and Prediction in the Coastal Marine Environment. Part I
Location: 158 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 18th Symposium on the Coastal Environment
Cochairs: Chester Huang, Department of the Interior; Jesse Feyen, GLERL
2:15 PM
3.2
Coastal Storm Surge Operational Forecast Development at the National Ocean Service
Sergey V. Vinogradov, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Myers III, Y. Funakoshi, S. Moghimi, and J. Calzada

2:30 PM
3.3
Enhancing Coastal Water-Level Forecasting to Support the Protection of Life and Property—2019 Update
Brian J. Miretzky, NOAA/NWS, Bohemia, NY; and L. Hogan, K. McMahon, C. Shafer, J. C. Elliott, J. Lamb, M. Dutter, B. Goodman, and M. Scalora
2:45 PM
3.5
Strategies for Back-Barrier Bay Total Water-Level Estimation
Alfredo L. Aretxabaleta, USGS, Woods Hole, MA; and N. K. Ganju, Z. Defne, and C. A. Hegermiller
3:00 PM
3.6
Storm Tide Amplification due to Estuary Urbanization and Harbor Development
Philip Orton, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ; and S. Talke
3:30 PM
3.7
On Upgrading the Probabilistic Storm Surge Ensemble for NHC Operations
Laura Paulik Alaka, UCAR/National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; and A. B. Penny, C. L. Fritz, and J. R. Rhome
3:45 PM
3.8
Probabilistic Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Hurricane Wave Hazards in New York and New Jersey Bight
Reza Marsooli, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ; and N. Lin

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Session 3
History of Meteorological Practices, Observations, and Related. Part II
Location: 104A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 18th History Symposium
Cochairs: Warren Blier, NOAA/NWS; Terrence R. Nathan, Univ. of California, Davis
2:00 PM
3.1
Cloud and Weather Symbols in the Historic Language of Weather Map Plotters
Robert A. Houze Jr., Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. D. Houze
2:15 PM
3.2
The NCAR GPS Dropwindsonde and Its Impact on Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research
Sim D. Aberson, NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL; and H. Vömel
2:30 PM
3.3
A Brief History of Lightning Detection and Location Systems
Walter A. Lyons, WeatherVideoHD.TV, Fort Collins, CO
3:00 PM
3.5
3:30 PM
3.7
3:45 PM
3.8
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Session 3
Integrated Urban Services (IUS)—A Pathway to Sustainable Urban Systems
Location: 104B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on the Urban Environment
Cochairs: Chandana Mitra, Auburn Univ.; A. Baklanov, Univ. of Reading
2:00 PM
Introduction to the IUS Session by Alexander Baklanov
2:15 PM
3.1
Project URBI PRAGENSI—Urbanization of Weather Forecast, Air Quality Prediction, and Climate Scenarios
Tomas Halenka, Charles Univ., Prague, Czech Republic; and M. Belda, P. Huszar, J. Karlicky, T. Novakova, and U. PRAGENSI Team
2:30 PM
3.2
Toward an Integrated Urban Modeling Framework Considering Water-Related Climate-Induced Stressors
Franziska S. Hanf, Univ. Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; and K. H. Schlünzen, J. Knieling, J. Oßenbrügge, and C. C. "Water from 4 Sides" Team
2:45 PM
3.3
A Conceptual Model for Water-Related Climate-Induced Urban Stressors
Franziska S. Hanf, Univ. Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; and K. H. Schlünzen, J. Knieling, J. Oßenbrügge, and C. C. "Water from 4 Sides" Team
3:00 PM
3.4
Urban Climate Services: Overview of the URCLIM Project
Valéry Masson, Meteo-France/CNRS, Toulouse, France; and E. Bocher, B. Bucher, J. C. Calvet, Z. Chitu, S. Christophe, C. Fortelius, R. Hamdi, A. Lemonsu, B. Le Roy, A. Perrels, H. Van de Vyver, P. van Velthoven, B. Van Schaeybroeck, L. Velea, A. Votsis, and B. W. Schreur
3:15 PM
3.5
Integrated Urban Model System RMAPS for Integrated Urban Service
Shiguang Miao, Institute of Urban Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and M. Chen, M. Chen, X. Zhao, Y. Zhang, C. Huang, Y. Liu, F. Chen, J. Gonzalez-Cruz, and R. D. Bornstein
Recording files available
Session 3
Major Weather Impacts—Session III
Location: Ballroom East (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2019
Chair: Klaus Wolter, Univ. of Colorado
2:30 PM
3.3
Breaking All the Rules: The Washington, D.C., Area Flash Flood of 8 July 2019
Jason C. Elliott, NOAA/NWS, Sterling, VA; and K. J. Pallozzi, S. M. Zubrick, and J. E. Lee
2:45 PM
3.4
The Devastating 3 March 2019 Beauregard, Alabama, Tornado
Christopher B. Darden, NWS, Calera, AL; and M. L. Grantham
3:15 PM
3.7
129 Warnings in 3 Months! How CASA High-Resolution Radars Helped Forecasters and Stakeholders during the Active 2019 Convective Storm Season in the Greater Dallas–Fort Worth Area
Brenda J. Philips, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA; and T. Ryan, E. Lyons, J. Dunn, T. Bradshaw, A. Bajaj, and V. Chandrasekar
3:30 PM
3.8
The 2019 Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm Season (Invited Presentation)
Russell Schneider, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK; and P. Marsh and W. F. Bunting
Recording files available
Session 3
Measurements and Modeling of CCN and INP. Part III
Location: 208 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 12th Symposium on Aerosol - Cloud - Climate Interactions
Cochairs: Ottmar Moehler, Institute of Technology; Nicole Reimer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Naruki Hiranuma, West Texas A&M Univ.
2:30 PM
3.2
Statistical Quantification of Secondary Ice Occurrence Using Long-Term Remote Sensing Observations in the Arctic
Edward P. Luke, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and F. Yang, P. Kollias, A. M. Vogelmann, and M. Maahn
2:45 PM
3.3
Observation of Sea Spray Aerosol Size Distribution in Hawai’i
Alison D. Nugent, Univ. of Hawaii at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI; and C. Taing and J. B. Jensen
3:00 PM
3.4
Comparison of Ice Nucleation Parameterizations for Dust Minerals in Climatological Simulations with a Global Model
Jan P. Perlwitz, GISS, New York, NY; Climate, Aerosol, and Pollution Research, LLC, Bronx, NY; and D. A. Knopf and R. L. Miller
3:15 PM
3.5
Impact of Physicochemical and Hygroscopic Properties of Urban Aerosols on CCN Activity in Seoul, Korea
Seong Soo Yum, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and N. Kim, M. park, H. J. Shin, J. S. Park, and J. Ahn

3:30 PM
3.6
Enhancement of the Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation by the Changing Phase State of Secondary Organic Aerosols
Yue Zhang, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Aerodyne Research Incorporated, Billerica, MA; and M. J. Wolf, A. Koss, X. Shen, L. Nichman, Z. Zhang, A. Gold, J. Jayne, D. Worsnop, T. Onasch, P. Davidovits, J. D. Surratt, J. H. Kroll, and D. J. Cziczo
3:45 PM
3.7
A Major Combustion Aerosol Event Has No Impact on the Atmospheric Ice-Nucleating Particle Concentration
Michael P. Adams, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and M. D. Tarn, A. Sanchez-Marroquin, G. C. E. Porter, D. O'Sullivan, A. D. Harrison, Z. Cui, J. Vergara-Temprado, F. Carotenuto, M. Holden, M. I. Daily, T. F. Whale, S. N. F. Sikora, I. T. Burke, J. U. Shim, J. B. McQuaid, and B. J. Murray
Recording files available
Session 3
Methods of Verification and Evaluation of Forecasts: Focus on High Impact
Location: 260 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 26th Conference on Probability and Statistics
Cochairs: Tara Jensen, NCAR; Tanya R. Peevey, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CSU/CIRA; Burkely T. Gallo, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS/SPC
2:00 PM
3.1
Streamlining Verification through the Enhanced Model Evaluation Tools (METplus)
Tara Jensen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. H. Gotway, M. P. Row, B. Strong, J. Frimel, J. J. Levit, M. Win-Gildenmeister, and M. Marquis
2:45 PM
3.3
Evaluation of Convective Storm Attributes Using Advanced Verification Techniques during HWT 2019
Christina P. Kalb, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Jensen, B. T. Gallo, R. Adams-Selin, A. J. Clark, B. Roberts, P. S. Skinner, and C. R. Alexander
3:00 PM
3.4
The Impact of Radar Data Assimilation on Short-Term and Next-Day Thunderstorm Forecasts in the 2016 Community Leveraged Unified Ensemble (CLUE)
Patrick S. Skinner, CIMMS, Norman, OK; NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. J. Clark, J. K. Wolff, T. Jensen, J. Halley Gotway, R. Bullock, and M. Xue
3:15 PM
3.5
Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs): Verification of the Tornado and Lightning Plumes
Ian Gesell, School of Meteorology, Norman, OK; CIMMS, Norman, OK; NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. M. Calhoun and H. E. Brooks
3:30 PM
3.6
Verifying the Performance of the Colorado Fire Prediction System
Amanda R. Siems-Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. DeCastro, B. Kosovic, P. Jimenez, D. Munoz-Esparza, and J. Knievel
3:45 PM
3.7
User-Driven Verification of Tropical Cyclone Predictions
Barbara G. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. B. Nance and C. L. Williams
Recording files available
Session 3
NASA Earth Observation Systems and Applications for Health, Air Quality, Environmental Management, and Public Outreach
Location: 153B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 11th Conference on Environment and Health
Chair: Sue M. Estes, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville
2:00 PM
3.1
A Public Outreach Overview for NASA Earth Observation Systems and Applications for Health and Air Quality
Sue M. Estes, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and J. A. Haynes and H. Chapman
2:15 PM
3.2