DA and Observing Systems I

Tuesday, 19 April 2016: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Ponce de Leon C (The Condado Hilton Plaza)
Host: 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Michael M. Bell, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Meteorology, Honolulu, HI

8:00 AM
SHOUT – Assessing the Utility of Unmanned Aircraft for Improving Operational Forecasts of Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones
Gary A. Wick, NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Hood, J. P. Dunion, M. L. Black, P. M. Kenul, and J. J. Coffey
8:15 AM
Initial assessment of NASA Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft remote sensing observations
Hui Christophersen, NOAA/AOML and Univ. of Miami/Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies, Miami, FL; and J. Dunion, A. Aksoy, and B. Dahl
8:30 AM
The Impact of NASA Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Observations on HEDAS Surface Wind Analyses
Kathryn Sellwood, University of Miami CIMAS and NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and B. W. Klotz, B. Annane, A. Aksoy, J. Dunion, H. Christopherson, and B. Dahl
9:00 AM
Underwater Glider Observations in the Caribbean Sea and tropical North Atlantic Ocean in Support of Tropical Cyclone Studies
Gustavo Goni, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and R. Domingues, F. Bringas, J. Morell, G. R. Halliwell Jr., S. K. Lee, H. S. Kim, L. Pomales, and J. Dong

9:15 AM
Preliminary Evaluation of the First Rocket-Deployed Dropsonde Observations in a Tropical Cyclone: A Project EXOTICCA Case Study in STY Mujigae (2015)
jie tang, Shanghai Typhoon Institute,China Meteorological Administration, PRC,Shanghai, shanghai, Shanghai, China; and X. Lei, B. zhao, and P. G. Black
9:30 AM
Impacts of an Airborne Doppler Wind Lidar on Tropical Cyclone Analyses and Forecasts
Lisa Bucci, University of Miami and NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and G. D. Emmitt, J. A. Zhang, H. Christophersen, K. Ryan, C. O'Handley, A. Aksoy, B. Dahl, and R. Atlas
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