Advances in the Assimilation of Observations I

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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
Cochairs:  Bradley T. Zavodsky, SPoRT Center, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL and Daryl T. Kleist, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

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

  8:15 AM
  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