14th Conference on Applied Climatology

Session 7

 Data Reliability, Quality Assessment and Usability (Room 619/620)
 Cochairs: Christopher Daly, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; Kelly T. Redmond, DRI, Reno, NV
1:30 PM7.1Toward an automated tool for detecting relationship changes within series of observations  extended abstract wrf recording
Derek S. Arndt, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. T. Redmond
1:45 PM7.2New techniques in quality assurance of hourly meteorological data: Resolving multiple flags through a decision tree  extended abstract
Daniel Y. Graybeal, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and A. T. DeGaetano and K. L. Eggleston
2:00 PM7.3A Probabilistic-Spatial Approach to the Quality Control of Climate Observations  extended abstract wrf recording
Christopher Daly, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and W. Gibson, M. Doggett, J. Smith, and G. Taylor
2:15 PM7.4The Value of a Quality Assurance Meteorologist  extended abstract wrf recording
Janet E. Martinez, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and C. A. Fiebrich and M. A. Shafer
2:30 PM7.5Data quality assessment: Why we need to share  extended abstract wrf recording
Nathaniel B. Guttman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
2:45 PM7.6Quality control of pre-1948 cooperative observer network data  extended abstract wrf recording
Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and D. R. Easterling, K. Hubbard, K. Redmond, K. Andsager, M. Kruk, and M. Spinar
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:30 PM7.7Climate Database Modernization Program: Pre-20th Century task—key climate observations recorded since the founding of America, 1700's–1800's  extended abstract wrf recording
Karen Andsager, Midwestern Regional Climate Center, Champaign, IL; and T. Ross, M. C. Kruk, and M. L. Spinar
3:45 PM7.8The quality control of the Integrated Surface Hourly database  extended abstract wrf recording
J. Neal Lott, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:00 PM7.9A comparison of methods for the identification of steps in temperature series: an overview  extended abstract wrf recording
Lucie A. Vincent, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and J. F. Ducré-Robitaille and G. Boulet
4:15 PM7.10Using Collocated Observations to Assess Secular Trends in the Quality of Observations and Re-analysis Data  
Edmund K. M. Chang, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY
4:30 PM7.11The impact of precipitaton frequency on gaugesite monitoring algorithms  
Barbara G. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. I. Tollerud and T. L. Fowler
4:45 PM7.12Derivation of an improved snow water equivalent adjustment factor map for application on snowfall ruler measurements in Canada  extended abstract wrf recording
Éva Mekis, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and R. Hopkinson
5:00 PM7.13Ensuring Quality Snow Observations at LCD Stations  extended abstract wrf recording
Andy Horvitz, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Lawrimore, R. Leffler, R. Stone, T. Townsend, A. Dunham, N. Doesken, and K. T. Redmond
5:15 PM7.14Nineteenth Century Weather Observers: A Whodunit  extended abstract wrf recording
Glen Conner, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY

Thursday, 15 January 2004: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Room 619/620

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