Session 5A Advances in the Assimilation of Observations I

Tuesday, 30 June 2015: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Salon A-2 (Hilton Chicago)
Host: 27th Conference On Weather Analysis And Forecasting/23rd Conference On Numerical Weather Prediction
Bradley T. Zavodsky, NASA/MSFC, SPoRT Center, Huntsville, AL and Daryl T. Kleist, University of Maryland, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, College Park, MD

Presentations on data assimilation techniques for recently launched and future observation systems

8:30 AM
Investigating the Impact of RapidSCAT in the GEOS-5 Data Assimilation System
Will McCarty, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and O. Reale, S. Bloom, M. Cordero-Fuentes, E. McGrath-Spangler, and D. Merkova
8:45 AM
9:15 AM
On the Impact of UAS Observations on High-Resolution Mesoscale Forecasts
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and D. D. Flagg, T. Holt, C. Amerault, D. Geiszler, T. Haack, J. Nachamkin, P. Pauley, and D. Tyndall
9:30 AM
The Assimilation of Smartphone Pressures for Mesoscale Prediction
Clifford F. Mass, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and L. E. Madaus and C. McNicholas
9:45 AM
Connected Vehicles: Filling in the Observation Gap for Data Assimilation
Amanda R. S. Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Lee, S. D. Drobot, G. Weiner, P. A. Pisano, and L. Sturges
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