84th AMS Annual Meeting

: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology

20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology

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Saturday, 10 January 2004

6:00 AM-6:00 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


SAT 10 JAN

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


Short Course/Student Conference Registration

Sunday, 11 January 2004

6:00 AM-6:00 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


SUN 11 JAN

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Short Course Registration

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Conference Registration

Monday, 12 January 2004

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Mon 12 Jan

7:30 AM-7:30 AM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Registration continues through Thursday, 15 January

9:00 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
Keynote Session (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Chair: Terry Tarbell, RS Information Systems
CoChair: Linda Miller, UCAR/Unidata

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Global Weather Services in 2025—a Five-Year Update
Richard Anthes, UCAR, Boulder, CO

  9:45 AM
1.2
The Tramsformation of the Annual Meetings of the American Meteorological Society
G. Stanley Doore, OFCM-retired and First Chairperson and Chairperson of Several Early IIPS Conferences, Silver Spring, MD

Poster PDF (48.8 kB)

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Coffee Break in the Poster Session Room

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


3
Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: David J. Pace, SAIC; Ed Boselly, Washington State Department of Transportation

Papers:
  10:45 AM
3.1
Improving Aviation Weather Forecasts: The Federal Aviation Administration's Efforts to Enhance Air Traffic Safety and Efficiency
Gloria J. Kulesa, FAA, Washington, DC; and D. J. Pace, W. L. Fellner, J. E. Sheets, V. S. Travers, and P. J. Kirchoffer

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  11:00 AM
3.2
The forecast icing potential (FIP) algorithm
Frank McDonough, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. C. Bernstein, M. K. Politovich, and C. A. Wolff

Poster PDF (307.5 kB)
  11:15 AM
3.3
Recent progress in the development of automated analysis and forecast products for ceiling and visibility conditions
Paul H. Herzegh, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. L. Bankert, B. K. Hansen, M. Tryhane, and G. Wiener

Poster PDF (256.8 kB)
  11:30 AM
3.4
Developing an Application Version of the ADDS Flight Path Tool
Lynn A. Sherretz, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO

  11:45 AM
3.5
Enhancing the Volcanic Ash Coordination Tool (VACT)
Lynn A. Sherretz, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. Osienski, G. Pratt, and D. M. Rodgers

10:45 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


2
Global Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Jimmie Smith, Meteoquest, Inc.; Fred Branski, NOAA/NWS; Jim Cooper, Earth Satellite Corporation

Papers:
  10:45 AM
2.1
Welcoming Remarks
Jimmie Smith, MeteoQuest, Inc., Bedford, NH

  11:00 AM
2.2
U.S. Air Force Weather Update (Invited Presentation)
Thomas E. Stickford, U.S. Air Force, Washington, DC

  11:30 AM
2.3
U.S. Navy Weather/Oceanographic Services Update (Invited Presentation)
Thomas Quinton Donaldson V, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, MS

  12:00 PM
2.4
National Weather Service (NWS) Update (Invited Presentation)
John Jones, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  1:00 PM
2.6
NOAA/NESDIS Update (Invited Presentation)
Gregory Withee, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  2:00 PM
2.8
NWP Activities of the Private Sector (Invited Presentation)
Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK

  2:30 PM
Lunch Break

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-4:45 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


4
AWIPS (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Ward Seguin, OAR; Richard Thigpen, Consultant

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
NOAAPORT Broadcast Changes
LeRoy Klet, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, VA

Poster PDF (32.6 kB)
 
4.2
Critical Weather Monitoring at the NCF

  2:00 PM
4.3
NWS Enterprise Architecture
Bobby J. Jones, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and B. West

Poster PDF (2.9 MB)
 
4.4
AWIPS in the Department of Agriculture

  2:30 PM
4.5
Initial Steps in Collaboration of NWS Digital Forecasts
Lynn P. Maximuk, NOAA/NWS, Pleasant Hill, MO

http://http://www.crh.noaa.gov/eax/ndfd-paper/ams2004.pdf

  2:45 PM
4.6
The Necessity of a Coherent, and Consistent Forecast Methodology in the IFPS/GFE Era
Carven A. Scott, NOAA/NWSFO, Anchorage, AK; and V. J. Proton

Poster PDF (188.5 kB)
  3:00 PM
4.7
Development of a Link From the 4-D cube to the Derived Sensible Weather Elements
Carven A. Scott, NOAA/NWSFO, Anchorage, AK; and V. J. Proton

Poster PDF (585.3 kB)
 
4.8
NMAP Development Status And Plans

  3:30 PM
4.9
Expanding Weather Event Simulator capabilities for National Weather Service training
Michael A. Magsig, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (359.5 kB)
  3:45 PM
SeaWinds Near-Real-Time Scatterometer Winds for AWIPS
Jeffrey M. Augenbaum, Computer Sciences Corp., Suitland, MD; and R. W. Luczak and G. Legg

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)
  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Poster Session 1
20th IIPS Poster Session (HALL 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Chair: Steve Holt, Mitretek Systems

Papers:
 
The National Weather Radar Testbed (Phased-Array) becomes Operational
Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Kimpel, D. S. Zrnic, R. Ferek, J. F. Heimmer, T. McNellis, J. E. Crain, A. M. Shapiro, R. J. Vogt, and W. Benner

 
Paper P1.2 has been moved to Session 12, New Paper number 12.3A

 
Quality Control of Radar Data to Improve Mesocyclone Detection (Formerly paper number 12.3)
Rebecca J. Mazur, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; and V. Lakshmanan and G. J. Stumpf

Poster PDF (647.5 kB)
 
Using a reflectivity “scale filter” to improve performance of the Storm Cell Identification and Tracking (SCIT) algorithm
Gregory J. Stumpf, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and W. D. Zittel, A. Witt, T. M. Smith, V. K. McCoy, and S. Dulin

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
Displaying and Analyzing Level II Data with the Unidata Integrated Data Viewer (IDV)
Stuart Wier, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Murray and J. McWhirter

http://my.unidata.ucar.edu/content/software/IDV

Poster PDF (620.7 kB)
 
The Research Radar Data Analysis Tool (RRAT)
David L. Priegnitz, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. H. Jain

Poster PDF (127.6 kB)
 
Enhanced Precipitation Products: The new world of radar-derived products for commercial applications
James Block, Meteorlogix, Inc., Minneapolis, MN; and M. D. Eilts

 
An AWIPS local application to streamline critical weather operations
Matthew A. Sardi, NOAA/NWSFO, Fort Worth, TX; and S. J. Fano

Poster PDF (249.3 kB)
 
Serving the NODC/OCL World Ocean Database via the Live Access Server (LAS)
Joseph McLean, JISAO/University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Poster PDF (264.8 kB)
 
A Video Data Management System—NOAA Style
Janice Beattie, NOAA Central Library, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Anderson, M. L. Cumberpatch, and A. Fiolek

 
A web interface for viewing satellite microwave data of tropical cyclones
Marty Brewer, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and D. K. Smith

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
Merging NetCDF and HDF5
Russell K. Rew, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. J. Hartnett

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/packages/netcdf/index.html

Poster PDF (182.4 kB)
 
Porting NESDIS Polar Soundings from a Cray to an IBM SP
Richard G. Kelley Jr., Computer Sciences Corporation, Suitland, MD

Poster PDF (75.7 kB)
 
Exploring GIFTS/HES and other hyperspectral data using Python, the VisAD component library, and remote data access
Tom Rink, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Whittaker and P. Antonelli

 
P1.14
Take a walk on the application-side with Java Web Start and WebMapper

 
NOAA Near-Real-Time System Montioring Web Page
Kristina Sprietzer, Science and Technology Corp., Suitland, MD; and G. Legg

 
Leveraging the Internet to enhance the skills of entry-level Meteorology Majors: Three Years Later
Mark J. Laufersweiler, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Postawko and D. Giuliano

 
A Relational Database and Web Interface for a Rain Gauge Network in Iowa
Anton Kruger, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and H. Xu, W. F. Krajewski, R. R. Ferraro, and J. McCollum

 
Data Services from NOAA's PMEL/EPIC group
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and E. Burger, J. Osborne, J. Sirott, N. N. Soreide, M. Spillane, N. Merati, and W. H. Zhu

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Creating a community driven portal with web services
Scott M. Kehoe, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Graham

Poster PDF (178.5 kB)
 
A New Initiative for NOAA's Snow and Ice Information Services
Donald W. Cline, NOAA/NWS, Chanhassen, MN; and T. Carroll

 
P1.22
Northrop Grumman’s Combat Weather Information System—A Concept for Meeting US Air Force Needs for Product Tailoring and Warfighter Applications

 
SGT Beans: An Easy-to-Use Graphical Development Tool
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA

Poster PDF (277.3 kB)
 
The Mobile Integrated Sounding System (MISS): Development and First Results
Stephen A. Cohn, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. B. Bluestein, W. O. J. Brown, and M. E. Susedik

Poster PDF (281.7 kB)
 
The Real Time NOMADS Project: For Access To Operational Modeling Data and Value Added Products
Jordan C. Alpert, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Wang

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
Automated Spatial Precipitation Estimator (PrecipVal)
Michael L. Urzen, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Ansari and S. A. Del Greco

Poster PDF (258.0 kB)
 
Components, the Common Component Architecture, and the climate/ocean/weather community
J. Walter Larson, ANL, Argonne, IL; and B. Norris, E. T. Ong, D. E. Bernholdt, J. B. Drake, W. R. El Wasif, M. W. Ham, C. E. Rasmussen, G. Kumfert, D. S. Katz, S. Zhou, C. Deluca, and N. S. Collins

Poster PDF (577.9 kB)
 
LDM and THREDDS: a marriage made in heaven
Robert P. Kambic, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Domenico, J. Caron, E. Davis, S. Nativi, and R. E. Pandya

 
A Software System to Support Earth Science Data Services
Yuechen Chi, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and R. Yang and M. Kafatos

Poster PDF (429.6 kB)
 
Systems Engineering, Management and Sustainment at the Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA)—Transition, Migration and Metrics
Richard S. Penc, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Bellevue, NE; and F. VanWijngaarden, A. Ronn, M. Bannister, and M. Kaufman

Poster PDF (666.7 kB)
 
Nowcast for the Next Generation Navy: Recent Progress in Naval Nowcast Technology
Jennifer L. S. Strahl, SAIC, Monterey, CA; and J. Cook, P. R. Harasti, G. Love, L. Phegley, T. Tsui, Q. Zhao, F. Franco, M. Frost, D. Martinez, S. Wells, and J. McCarthy

http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/Apps/nowcast

Poster PDF (98.3 kB)
 
The NASA Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center: A Collaborative Model for Accelerating Research into Operations
Steven J. Goodman, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and W. M. Lapenta, G. J. Jedlovec, J. C. Dodge, and J. T. Bradshaw

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
The Observing System Monitoring Center: A tool for evaulation of the global observing system
Kevin M. O'Brien, JISAO/University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and K. McHugh, G. Vecchi, E. Harrison, S. Hankin, and A. Manke

Poster PDF (179.9 kB)
 
The Power to Predict: Improving Our Understanding of the Complete Earth System
Brice Womack, Northrop Grumman IT TASC, Chantilly, VA; and S. Zhou and G. Higgins

 
HES simulation study using cube data from MM5
Fengying Sun, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, T. J. Schmit, and D. Posselt

Poster PDF (420.9 kB)
 
Integral of saturation ratio versus cut of saturation ratio at 100 percent at the end of which time step in Cloud Resolving Models
Cristina Stefanof, University of Quebec, Montreal, QC, Canada; and A. Stefanof, W. Szyrmer, and J. P. Blanchet

Poster PDF (224.2 kB)
 
Artificial Neural Networks Application To Predict Wheat Yield Using Climatic Data
Babak Safa, Iranian Meteorological Organization, Tehran, Iran; and A. Khalili, M. Teshnehlab, and A. M. Liaghat

Poster PDF (697.1 kB)
 
The High-Resolution Multibeam Bathymetry Data Access System
Willa H. Zhu, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. A. Wetzler, D. Caress, and D. W. Denbo

Poster PDF (597.5 kB)
 
A study of road surface temperature sensors
Michael Adams, Aurora Program, Madison, WI

 
InterMet System's ground station software
G. Paul Skentzos, International Met Systems, Grand Rapids, MI

 
Aerosol Correction for NPOESS/VIIRS Sea Surface Temperature (Formerly poster P1.13 in the Sanders Sympsoium)
Dorlisa L. Hommel, Raytheon ITSS, Upper Marlboro, MD; and R. J. Sikorski, C. Carter, Y. Yu, T. P. DeFelice, P. Ardunuy, D. May, and W. McMillan

 
Correction for Seasonal Bias in 4µm Sea Surface Temperature (Formerly Poster P1.16 in the Sanders Symposium)
Richard J. Sikorski, Raytheon ITSS, Upper Marlboro, MD; and C. Carter and D. Hommel

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Sessions end for the Day

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)

7:15 PM-7:15 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Fred Sanders Banquet

Tuesday, 13 January 2004

6:00 AM-6:00 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


TUE 13 JAN

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


5
Radar IIPS and Applications (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Robert Borchers, SAIC; Anderson White, University of Oklahoma; Robert Saffle, NOAA/NWS; Douglas Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
5.1
Nexrad Product Improvement—Expanding Science Horizons
Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. C. Elvander and M. J. Istok

 
5.2
NEXRAD Product Improvement—Update of WSR-88D Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) Program

  9:00 AM
5.3
Radar Information Enhancements for the NWS Operational User
Michael J. Istok, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and W. M. Blanchard, T. J. Ganger, and A. D. Stern

  9:15 AM
5.4
NEXRAD Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) Signal Processing & Signal Path
Nita K. Patel, RS Information Systems Inc., Norman, OK; and R. W. Macemon

Poster PDF (36.3 kB)
  9:30 AM
5.5
Radar Operations Center (ROC) Evaluation of the WSR-88D Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) System Signal Processing
Richard L. Ice, RS Information Systems Inc., Norman, OK; and R. D. Rhoton, D. S. Saxion, N. K. Patel, D. Sirmans, D. A. Warde, D. L. Rachel, and R. G. Fehlen

Poster PDF (221.4 kB)

8:30 AM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


6
Internet Applications, Web Portals and Cyberinfrastructure (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Linda Miller, UCAR/Unidata; Nancy Soreide, NOAA/PMEL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
6.1
Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery (LEAD): A Cyberinfrastructure for Mesoscale Meteorology Research and Education
Kelvin K. Droegemeier, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and V. Chandrasekar, R. Clark, D. Gannon, S. Graves, E. Joseph, M. Ramamurthy, R. Wilhelmson, K. Brewster, B. Domenico, T. Leyton, V. Morris, D. Murray, B. Plale, R. Ramachandran, D. Reed, J. Rushing, D. Weber, A. Wilson, M. Xue, and S. Yalda

  8:45 AM
6.2
MEAD (A Modeling Environment for Atmospheric Discovery)
Robert Wilhelmson, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. Alameda, K. Droegemeier, M. Folk, R. Fowler, D. Gannon, S. Graves, D. Haidvogel, P. Husbands, C. L. Isbell, Jr., D. Weber, P. Woodward, B. W. York, S. Anderson, B. Jewett, C. Moore, D. Nolan, D. Porter, D. Semeraro, and S. Tanner

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/AboutUs/FocusAreas/MEADExpedition.html

  9:00 AM
6.3
Network tools to create self-configuring network applications
Christopher W. Moore, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. T. Knezevich and D. W. Denbo

  9:15 AM
6.4
CUAHSI Hydrologic Information Systems
Richard P. Hooper, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc., Washington, DC; and D. R. Maidment, J. Helly, P. Kumar, and M. Piasecki

  9:30 AM
6.5
The NOAA Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS): A status report
Glenn K. Rutledge, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. Alpert, R. Stouffer, S. Hankin, B. Doty, E. Davis, B. Lawrence, M. Fiorino, D. Williams, L. Olsen, and L. Buja

  9:45 AM
6.6
Working outside the box: communication and collaboration with Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer
Jeffrey D. McWhirter, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Murray and S. Weir

http://my.unidata.ucar.edu/content/software/IDV

  10:00 AM
6.7
A Collaboration Tool to Support Modeling Groups
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA

  10:15 AM
6.8
The development of the Image Composite Editor (ICE) for the NASA Earth Observatory
Tom Whittaker, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Herring and R. Simmon

  10:30 AM
6.9
Prototype Internet Map Service access to National Weather Service (NWS) real-time meteorological data (Formerly Paper Number 17.9)
John B. Settelmaier, NOAA/NWS, Fort Worth, TX; and P. Kirkwood, I. Graffman, R. R. Bunge, F. Richards, and J. P. Kozimor

  10:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (Please Refer to Poster Session P1 for Title and Author Information)

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


7
European and Other International Applications (RO0M 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: John Lincoln, Consultant; Howard Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  11:00 AM
7.1
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology's next generation forecasting system
James Kelly, Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic, Australia; and A. Donaldson, C. J. Ryan, J. Bally, J. Wilson, and R. J. Potts

  11:15 AM
7.2
Incorporating an ensemble forecasting proxy into a knowledge based system
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

http://www.weather-climate.com/internetforecasts2.html

Poster PDF (193.1 kB)
  11:30 AM
7.3
SCRIBE marine
Jacques Marcoux, MSC, Montreal, QC, Canada; and J. Mclean, M. Schäffer, and R. Verret

Poster PDF (255.0 kB)
  11:45 AM
7.4
Observations and Nowcasting in SCRIBE
Claude Landry, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and M. Ouellet, R. Parent, J. F. Deschênes, and R. Verret

Poster PDF (83.2 kB)

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


NOAA Satellite Systems Forum (Box Lunches Courtesy of ITT)

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


8
IIPS and NWP Applications (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Carl Thormeyer, FNMOC; Anderson White, University of Oklahoma; Jim Cooper, Earth Satellite Corporation

Papers:
  1:30 PM
8.1
An Optimized Implementation of Objective Analysis
Thomas A. Cannon, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. M. Wolfinbarger, J. R. Greenfield, T. B. Stanley, and W. G. McPherson, Jr.

  1:45 PM
8.2
North American Regional Reanalysis: end user access to large data sets
Wesley Ebisuzaki, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Alpert, J. Wang, D. Jovic, and P. Shafran

  2:00 PM
8.3
Coupling distributed-memory ocean and atmosphere models across the Grid
Christopher W. Moore, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Schaffer

  2:30 PM
8.5
Operational short-term flood forecasting for Bangladesh using ECMWF ensemble precipitation forecasts
Thomas M. Hopson, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. J. Webster and R. Grossman

  2:45 PM
8.6
NWS Science and Technology Infusion Plan Update
Jack Hayes, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and F. Kelly and P. A. Hirschberg

  3:00 PM
8.7
A comprehensive source of numerical model data
Kenneth Reeves, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and J. T. Candor and M. A. Steinberg

  3:15 PM
8.8
Customization of a Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction System for Transportation Applications
Lloyd A. Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and A. P. Praino

http://www.research.ibm.com/weather/DT.html

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)
  3:45 PM
The design and development of a Maintenance Decision Support System
Robert D. Hart, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne, Jr., J. J. Mewes, and D. Huft

  4:15 PM
Incorporating mesoscale lightning climatologies into the NWS IFPS/GFE forecast routine along the Gulf Coast
Jessica R. Stroupe, NOAA/NWS, Lake Charles, LA and Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg, A. I. Watson, K. G. Kuyper, S. K. Rinard, and M. C. Koziara

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
  4:30 PM
Commodity passive stereo graphics for collaborative display of ocean model output
Albert J. Hermann, NOAA/PMEL and Univ. of Washington/JISAO, Seattle, WA; and C. W. Moore

  4:45 PM
A System for Realistic Weather Rendering
Kirk Riley, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN; and D. Ebert, C. Hansen, and J. Levit

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits Open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)


9
Internet Applications, Web Portals and Cyberinfrastructure Part II (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Linda Miller, UCAR/Unidata; Nancy Soreide, NOAA/PMEL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
9.1
  1:45 PM
9.2
Towards a Web Services interface to the Live Access Server (LAS)
Roland H. Schweitzer, NOAA-CIRES/CDC and Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. Manke, K. O'Brien, J. Mclean, J. Callahan, S. Hankin, R. Rogers, and J. Sirott

  2:00 PM
9.3
Web services access to TAO Moored Buoy data
Eugene F. Burger, NOAA/PMEL and Univ. of Washington/JISAO, Seattle, WA; and J. Sirott and D. C. McClurg

  2:15 PM
9.4
An Internet site for professional meteorologists
Kenneth Reeves, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and J. T. Candor and M. A. Steinberg

  2:45 PM
9.6
The Ferret-DODS Server
Richard Rogers, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Hankin and A. Manke

  3:00 PM
9.7
  3:15 PM
9.8
Fishing for Data, Pier to Pier
Russell K. Rew, UCAR, Boulder, CO

http://

Poster PDF (138.0 kB)
  3:30 PM
9.9
A new automated and interactive system for solar radiation data processing and quality control
Tara H. Sopoco, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and L. D. Boudreau and M. Armstrong

  3:45 PM
ROMAN—Realtime Observation Monitoring and Analysis Network
John D. Horel, NOAA/CIRP and Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. Splitt, J. Pechmann, B. Olsen, and E. Delgado

http://www.met.utah.edu/roman

  4:00 PM
The University of Hawaii Sea Level Center Data Portal
Bernard J. Kilonsky, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and M. Merrifield

http://uhslc.soest.hawaii.edu

Poster PDF (118.2 kB)
  4:15 PM
Dapper: an OPeNDAP server for in-situ data
Joe Sirott, Sirott and Associates, Seattle, WA; and D. W. Denbo and W. H. Zhu

  4:30 PM
GrADS Version 1.9 and the GrADS-DODS Server
Jennifer M. Adams, COLA, Calverton, MD; and J. Wielgosz and B. E. Doty

  4:45 PM
Status of Live Access Server (LAS) Developments
Jonathan Callahan, JISAO/University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Hankin, J. Mclean, R. Schweitzer, K. O'Brien, and A. Manke

http://ferret.pmel.noaa.gov/Ferret/LAS/

Poster PDF (106.0 kB)
  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, 14 January 2004

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


Wed 14 Jan

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


10
Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology, and Climatology (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Carl Thormeyer, FNMOC; Anderson White, University of Oklahoma; Jim Cooper, Earth Satellite Corporation

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Wireless data networking for Environmental Sensor Networks (ESNs)
Julia Downes, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL; and P. Welsh and J. D. Lambert

  8:45 AM
Automatic Gage-Adjusted Radar Rainfall Estimation for Real-Time Storm Water Control
Leiji Liu, OneRain Inc., Orangevale, CA; and B. Hoblit, R. Jensen, and D. Curtis

http://

Poster PDF (309.9 kB)
  9:00 AM
Supporting Earth Science Applications with TOVAS
Zhong Liu, George Mason University/CSISS, Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and H. Rui, W. Teng, and L. Chiu

http://eosdata.gsfc.nasa.gov/hydrology/TRMM_analysis.html

Poster PDF (142.6 kB)
  9:15 AM
NdEdit: A Tool for Browsing and Subsetting 4D netCDF Files
John R. Osborne, NOAA/PMEL/OAR, Seattle and OceanAtlas Software, Vashon Island, WA; and D. W. Denbo

Poster PDF (114.5 kB)

11
European and Other International Applications Part II (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: John Lincoln, Consultant; Howard Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
How to make an international Workstation Project successful
Hans-Joachim Koppert, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany; and T. S. Pedersen, B. Zürcher, and P. Joe

  8:45 AM
SIMIN—The Integrated System for Meteorological Surveillance, Forecast and Alert in Romania
Marinel Ioana, Romanian National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bucharest, Romania; and V. Ivanovici, E. Cordoneanu, D. Banciu, A. Apostu, and B. Ford

  9:00 AM
Field information server
Atsuya Yoshimura, Yokogawa Denshikiki Co., Ltd., Hadano-shi, Japan; and T. Tashiro and K. Onimura

  9:15 AM
MeteoForum—Initial Successes in Data Sharing Leading to the Creation of the IDD-Brazil
Tom Yoksas, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Garrana Coelho, T. C. Spangler, and E. Cutrim

http://www.meteoforum.ucar.edu

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


Fourth Presidential Policy Forum: Weather and National Security (Room 6AB)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Events; the The Norm Phillips Symposium; the 17th Conference on Probablity and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; the Symposium on Space Weather; the 18th Conference on Hydrology; the 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology; the 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations; the Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean; the Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone; and the Interactive Symposium on the Nexus of Coastal Urban Environments )

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


Lunch Break

12:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


Exhibit Hours

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


13
Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology and Climatology Part II (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Carl Thormeyer, FNMOC; Anderson White, University of Oklahoma; Jim Cooper, Earth Satellite Corporation

Papers:
  1:45 PM
Plymouth State University's electronic map wall
James P. Koermer, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and E. G. Hoffman and T. T. Wisniewski

  2:00 PM
WeatherScope: A Streamlined Display Application for Geographic Weather Data
J. Michael Wolfinbarger, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. R. Greenfield, T. A. Cannon, and W. G. McPherson Jr.

  2:15 PM
Collaboration, Analysis, and Visualization of the Future
Dave Semeraro, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Univ. of Urbana, Urbana, IL; and R. Wilhelmson, D. Bramer, J. Leigh, D. Porter, and J. Ahrens

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/AboutUs/FocusAreas/MEADExpedition.html

Poster PDF (254.7 kB)

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


12
Radar IIPS and Applications Part II (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Robert Borchers, SAIC; Anderson White, University of Oklahoma; Robert Saffle, NOAA/NWS; Douglas Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
The Joint Polarization Experiment—A summary of dual-polarization WSR-88D radar data collection and analysis
Terry J. Schuur, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov, P. L. Heinselman, D. W. Burgess, and K. A. Scharfenberg

  1:45 PM
Real-time Quality Control of Reflectivity Data Using Satellite Infrared Channel and Surface Observations
V. Lakshmanan, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. Valente

  1:59 PM
Paper 12.3 has been moved to Poster Session P1, New Paper number P1.2A

  2:15 PM
Current and future plans for the AP Clutter Mitigation Scheme
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Ellis, J. Van Andel, J. Yee, and J. Hubbert

  2:30 PM
Mining NEXRAD Radar Data: An Investigative Study
Xiang Li, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Ramachandran, J. Rushing, S. Graves, K. Kelleher, A. Witt, S. Lakshmivarahan, D. Kennedy, J. Levit, and S. Del Greco

  2:45 PM
WSR-88D Algorithm Comparisons of VCP 11 and New VCP 12
Robert R. Lee, NOAA/NWS/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; and R. M. Steadham

  3:00 PM
Implementing Terminal Doppler Weather Radar Data for WFO Operations
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and M. J. Istok, W. Blanchard, R. E. Saffle, and B. Bumgarner

  3:15 PM
Experimental High-Resolution WSR-88D Measurements in Severe Storms
Rodger A. Brown, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and B. Flickinger, E. Forren, D. M. Schultz, P. L. Spencer, V. Wood, and C. Ziegler

  3:30 PM
Radar mosaic generation algorithms being developed for FAA WARP system
Joseph C. Lang, Unisys Weather Information Services, Kennett Square, PA

  3:45 PM
Status of Multiple-Sensor Severe Weather Application Development at NSSL (Formerly paper number P1.2)
Gregory J. Stumpf, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, V. Lakshmanan, K. L. Manross, and K. D. Hondl

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)
  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


Poster Session 2
IIPS Poster Session II
Location: Room 4AB
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Chair: Steve Holt, Mitretek

Papers:
 
Highlights from the Second GOES Users' Conference: recommendations for the GOES-R series
James J. Gurka, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and T. J. Schmit and R. R. Reynolds

Poster PDF (85.2 kB)
 
GOES R Cost-Benefit Analysis Update
Eric J. Miller, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. C. Reining, A. C. Taub, M. S. Garant, and L. A. Oringer

 
GOES/R data distribution via commercial terrestrial and C-band satellite systems
Richard H. Warren, Computer Sciences Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and S. N. Bajpai

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
NOAA’s Operational Geostationary Sea Surface Temperature Products
Eileen Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Washington, DC; and A. Harris, N. Nalli, C. Merchant, S. MacCallum, R. E. Meiggs, and R. Potash

Poster PDF (145.8 kB)
 
A study of data and products from the GOES-9 Imager and Sounder over the western Pacific Ocean
James P. Nelson III, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. S. Wade, A. J. Schreiner, T. J. Schmit, W. F. Feltz, and C. C. Schmidt

Poster PDF (722.6 kB)
 
Validation and Utility of Full Resolution GOES Sounder Retrievals
Jaime M. Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and G. E. Gray

 
Land Surface Albedo Retrieval: Simulation Study for NPOESS VIIRS Algorithm
Yunyue Yu, Raytheon Information Technology System Services, Lanham, MD; and T. P. DeFelice, S. J. Cantrell, K. Jensen, D. Cornell, J. L. Privette, and S. Liang

 
An Observing System for Land Process Characterization featuring NPOESS
Thomas P. DeFelice, Raytheon Technical Services Company, ITSS, Upper Marlboro, MD

 
Satellite Ocean Remote Sensing at NOAA's NESDIS
Eric J. Bayler, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD

 
Alaska SAR Demonstration user access via the World Wide Web Interactive Processing Environment (WIPE)
William G. Pichel, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Clemente-Colón, E. Malaret, and K. S. Friedman

 
Centralized distribution of high-volume satellite data processed and staged in a distributed environment
Nate W. Parsons, Systems Engineering and Security, Inc. for NOAA/NESDIS/ORA CoastWatch, Camp Springs, MD

 
Qualitative Assessment of Operational Ocean Remote Sensing Products Using GIS
Michael Soracco, Systems Engineering and Security, Inc. For NOAA/NESDIS/ORA CoastWatch, Camp Springs, MD; and N. W. Parsons

 
The NESDIS Sea Surface Height Science Team: transitioning from research to operations
Laury Miller, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Cheney and E. J. Bayler

Poster PDF (913.0 kB)
 
Satellite sea surface temperature (SST) research at NOAA/NESDIS
Nicholas R. Nalli, NOAA/NESDIS, Washington, DC; and F. Arzayus, E. Bayler, P. S. Chang, P. Clemente-Colon, A. Harris, A. Ignatov, R. Legeckis, X. Li, G. Liu, E. Maturi, T. Mavor, W. G. Pichel, W. Skirving, A. E. Strong, C. J. Merchant, S. MacCallum, J. Sapper, and R. E. Meiggs

Poster PDF (939.8 kB)
 
Sea-surface roughness research at NOAA/NESDIS
William G. Pichel, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Clemente-Colón, K. S. Friedman, X. Li, C. W. Brown, P. S. Chang, L. Connor, R. Legeckis, M. Van Woert, F. Arzayus, and W. Tseng

Poster PDF (168.2 kB)
 
NOAA/NESDIS Ocean Surface Winds Science Team
Paul Chang, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

 
Ocean Color Science Team Activities at NOAA/NESDIS
Christopher S. Kinkade, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and C. W. Brown and D. K. Clark

 
Sea ice operational and research activities at NESDIS
Pablo Clemente-Colón, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Spring, MD; and M. VanWoert and D. McAdoo

 
Study of the Hyperspectral Environmental Suite (HES) on GOES-R
Jun Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and F. Sun, T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and J. Gurka

http://

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
 
Design studies for real-time distributed processing of infrared hyperspectral image data
Raymond K. Garcia, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. J. Smuga-Otto

Poster PDF (899.6 kB)
 
Detection of clouds and aerosols using infrared hyperspectral observations
Steven A. Ackerman, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang, P. Antonelli, R. Holz, H. Revercomb, D. Tobin, K. Baggett, and J. E. Davies

Poster PDF (2.7 MB)
 
Determination of wind vectors by tracking features on sequential moisture analyses derived from hyperspectral IR satellite soundings
Christopher Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. Dengel, R. Dengel, A. H. L. Huang, D. Stettner, H. E. Revercomb, R. O. Knuteson, and W. Smith Sr.

Poster PDF (569.1 kB)
 
Analysis of Convective Clouds and Turbulent Boundary Layers Using Hyperspectral Data
Kristopher M. Bedka, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Mecikalski and W. F. Feltz

Poster PDF (272.0 kB)
 
Fast model cloudy radiances for infrared hyperspectral observations
James E. Davies, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. Wei, P. Yang, H. L. Huang, D. D. Turner, E. R. Olson, and D. J. Posselt

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
Improvement in groundbased infrared hyperspectral retrieval of thermodynamic profiles
Wayne F. Feltz, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. B. Howell, D. D. Turner, R. G. Dedecker, H. M. Woolf, R. O. Knuteson, H. Revercomb, and K. Bedka

http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/aeri/

Poster PDF (658.2 kB)
 
Land surface temperature and emissivity from infrared hyperspectral observations
Robert Knuteson, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and F. Best, B. Osborne, H. E. Revercomb, and D. Tobin

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)
 
Lossless data compression for infrared hyperspectral sounders—an overview
Bormin Huang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang, A. Ahuja, H. Chen, T. J. Schmit, and R. W. Heymann

Poster PDF (427.7 kB)
 
Hyperspectral data storage: Prototype implementation using the 2003 Pacific THORPEX dataset
Steven T. Dutcher, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. K. Garcia, R. G. Dedecker, R. O. Knuteson, M. J. Smuga-Otto, D. J. Hackel, S. L. Nasiri, and P. Antonelli

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
A system design for storing, archiving, and retrieving hyperspectral data
Ralph G. Dedecker, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Whittaker, R. K. Garcia, and R. O. Knuteson

Poster PDF (50.3 kB)
 
GIFTS sounding retrieval algorithm development
Jun Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and F. Sun, S. Seemann, E. Weisz, and A. H. L. Huang

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Level 0-1 algorithm description for the Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer
Robert Knuteson, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and F. Best, R. Dedecker, R. Garcia, S. Limaye, E. Olsen, H. E. Revercomb, and D. Tobin

Poster PDF (236.8 kB)
 
Geolocation of the Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer (GIFTS) data
Sanjay S. Limaye, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Smith, R. O. Knuteson, and H. E. Revercomb

Poster PDF (642.3 kB)
 
Clear sky forward model development for GIFTS
Leslie Moy, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Tobin, P. Van Delst, and H. Woolf

Poster PDF (707.1 kB)
 
Generation of simulated top of atmosphere radiance datasets for GIFTS/HES algorithm development
Jason A. Otkin, SSEC and CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. J. Posselt, E. R. Olson, J. E. Davies, W. F. Feltz, R. O. Knuteson, and J. R. Mecikalski

Poster PDF (579.3 kB)
 
Simulation of and comparison between GIFTS, ABI, and GOES I-M Sounder ozone estimates and applications to HES
Christopher C. Schmidt, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li and F. Sun

Poster PDF (92.4 kB)
 
Quantization of far field diffraction and focal plane misalignment effects on simulated GIFTS data from the IHOP field program
Erik R. Olson, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. O. Knuteson, H. E. Revercomb, J. Li, and H. L. Huang

Poster PDF (403.4 kB)
 
Future Technologies for Satellite Operations Centers
Scott R. Turner, The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and K. D. Shere and E. G. Howard

Poster PDF (24.6 kB)
 
Applications of NOAA MODIS Near Real Time Data
Kristina Sprietzer, Science and Technology Corp., Suitland, MD; and P. Haggerty and G. Legg

 
A new cloud top retrieval algorithm to determine cloud top pressure using high spectral resolution infrared measurements
Robert Holz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and P. Antonelli, S. A. Ackerman, and M. McGill

 
Near-Real-Time AMSR-E Processing at NOAA
Ivan Tcherednitchenko, Computer Sciences Corporation, Suitland, MD; and P. Haggerty, G. Legg, and R. Luczak

Poster PDF (142.1 kB)
 
CLAVR Applications at NOAA/NESDIS
David R. Donahue, Science and Technology Corporation, Suitland, MD; and J. Sapper, C. Jobson, and V. Kapoor

 
The use of Geographical Information Systems for analysis and display of WSR-88D radar data
Scott S. Kroeber, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne Jr.

 
GIS enhancement of Climate Prediction Center's Africa FEWS-NET products
Timothy B. Love, RSIS and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (270.5 kB)
 
Prototype IMS access to NWS real-time meteorological data—Part 2: User interface and site content
Ira Graffman, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. B. Settelmaier, F. Richards, and J. P. Kozimor

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


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Satellite IIPS and Applications (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Gerald Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS; Fred P Lewis, IPS Meteostar, Inc

Papers:
  4:15 PM
Study of the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) on the GOES-R and beyond
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Madison, WI; and J. Li, M. M. Gunshor, C. C. Schmidt, W. P. Menzel, J. J. Gurka, and J. M. Sieglaff

  4:45 PM
Infrared hyperspectral sounding modeling and processing: An overview
Hung-Lung Huang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. S. Velden, J. Li, E. Weisz, K. Baggett, J. E. Davies, J. R. Mecikalski, B. Huang, R. Dengel, S. A. Ackerman, E. R. Olson, R. O. Knuteson, D. Tobin, L. Moy, J. A. Otkin, D. J. Posselt, H. E. Revercomb, and W. L. Smith

  5:00 PM
The path to high spectral resolution IR observing: Looking backward and forward as a new era begins with AIRS
Henry E. Revercomb, SSEC and CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman, F. Best, R. Dedecker, W. Feltz, R. K. Garcia, H. L. Huang, R. O. Knuteson, J. Li, D. Tobin, C. S. Velden, and W. L. Smith

  5:15 PM
GIFTS—Hyperspectral imaging and sounding from geostationary orbit
William L. Smith, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and H. E. Revercomb, G. Bingham, H. L. Huang, D. K. Zhou, C. S. Velden, J. B. Miller, and D. Emmitt

6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)

7:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


AMS Annual Awards Banquet

Thursday, 15 January 2004

6:00 AM-6:00 AM: Thursday, 15 January 2004


THUR 15 JAN

8:30 AM-11:45 AM: Thursday, 15 January 2004


16
Satellite IIPS and Applications Part II (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Gerald Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS; Fred P Lewis, IPS Meteostar, Inc

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Obstacles and solutions in near-real-time processing of Terra and Aqua MODIS data
Paul D. Haggerty, Science and Technology Corp., Suitland, MD; and K. Sprietzer, G. Legg, and R. Luczak

Poster PDF (178.0 kB)
  8:45 AM
A dynamic Atmospheric Correction Scheme for NPOESS, VIIRS
Thomas P. DeFelice, Raytheon Technical Services Company, ITSS, Upper Marlboro, MD; and B. Yu, C. Carter, and K. Jensen

  9:00 AM
Clear Sky GAC Radiation Budget Product System at NESDIS
David R. Donahue, Science and Technology Corporation, Suitland, MD; and J. Sapper and V. Kapoor

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
16.4
Monitoring and validation of NOAA AMSU-based hydrological products

  9:30 AM
NOAA/NESDIS Preparation for the NPOESS Era
Stacy L. Bunin, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and D. Holmes, T. Schott, and H. J. Silva

Poster PDF (28.7 kB)
  9:45 AM
NOAA's NESDIS Satellite Oceanography
Eric J. Bayler, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Cheney, P. Chang, D. Clark, K. Hughes, and A. Strong

Poster PDF (68.4 kB)
  10:00 AM
The Transition to Operations of NOAA's Low Rate Information Transmission (LRIT) System
Raymond W. Luczak, Computer Sciences Corp., Suitland, MD; and J. Manning and M. O. Perkins

Poster PDF (701.8 kB)
  10:15 AM
VHF lightning detection from GPS orbit as a means of nowcasting global convection and severe weather
David M. Suszcynsky, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and M. J. Heavner, A. R. Jacobson, M. B. Pongratz, and C. T. Rhodes

  10:30 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (Please Refer to Poster Session P2 for Title and Author Information)

  11:45 AM
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 15 January 2004


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Global Climate Observing System [GCOS] (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Howard Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS; John Lincoln, Consultant

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Moving the GCOS Second Adequacy Report to Implementation
Paul Mason, GCOS Steering Committee and University of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

  8:45 AM
Implementing Improvements in Global Observing Systems for Climate
Alan R. Thomas, Global Climate Observing System, Geneva, Switzerland

  9:00 AM
Improving the GCOS Surface and Upper air Networks
Richard K. Thigpen, GCOS Secretariat, Silver Spring, MD

  9:15 AM
The GCOS Regional Workshop Program: A Review and Appraisal
William E. Westermeyer, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland

  9:45 AM
Data Management Framework of the Meteorological Service of Canada
Tsoi-Ching Yip, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and M. Minuk

  10:00 AM
Satellite-based drought observing system
Felix Kogan, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

  10:15 AM
The Data Management and Communications (DMAC) for the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS)
Steve Hankin, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and L. Bernard, P. Cornillon, F. Grassle, D. M. Legler, J. Lever, and S. Worley

Poster PDF (376.6 kB)
  10:30 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Thursday, 15 January 2004


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Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather Part II (ROOM 6B)
Location: Room 6B
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Ed Boselly, Washington State Department of Transportation; David Pace, SAIC

Papers:
  1:45 PM
Graphical Forecasts For Aviation
Jack May, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Kansas City, MO; and M. Andrews

  2:00 PM
Temporal and spatial behavior of visibility obtained from Runway Visual Range (RVR) sensors during snowfall events at several major airports
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen and S. Burnley

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
  2:15 PM
The Winter Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS): Demonstration Results and Future Plans
Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC; and A. D. Stern and W. P. Mahoney III

Poster PDF (1007.4 kB)
  2:30 PM
  2:45 PM
The efficacy of plug-and-play components for promoting the successful deployment of Maintenance Decision Support Systems for surface transportation
Leon F. Osborne, Jr., Meridian Environemental Technology, Inc., Grand Forks, ND; and D. K. Rand

  3:00 PM
  3:15 PM
A dynamic—stochastic approach to road and bridge frost forecasting
John J. Mewes, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., Grand Forks, ND; and R. Hart

Poster PDF (92.6 kB)
  3:30 PM
Evaluation of the accuracy of road and bridge forecasts provided to the Iowa DOT
John J. Mewes, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., Grand Forks, ND; and R. Hart and D. Burkheimer

Poster PDF (104.8 kB)
  3:45 PM
RWIS Applications of MesoWest in the Western United States
John D. Horel, NOAA/CIRP and Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. Splitt

  4:00 PM
Weather research for surface transportation: the roadway environment
John T. Snow, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. C. Staudt

  4:15 PM
An automated real-time road weather system (ARROWS) for highway maintenance personnel
S. Edward Boselly, Washington State Department of Transportation, Olympia, WA

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 15 January 2004


17
GIS Applications (ROOM 613/614)
Location: Room 613/614
Sponsor: 20th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Nancy Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Scott Shipley, Raytheon ITSS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Exploring Enterprise GIS Efforts within NOAA and its Ocean Service
Tony LaVoi, NOAA Coastal Services Center, Charleston, SC; and J. Marshall, M. Treml, and N. Parikh

  1:45 PM
NetCDF into GIS: the good, the bad, and the ugly
John Caron, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Nativi

  2:00 PM
Integrating Science Data Into Geographic Information Systems
Ted Habermann, NOAA/NESDIS, Boulder, CO; and J. Cartwright, R. Schweitzer, I. Barrodale, and E. Davies

  2:15 PM
Differences among the data models used by the Geographic Information Systems and Atmospheric Science communities
Stefano Nativi, University of Florence, Prato, Italy; and M. B. Blumenthal, J. Caron, B. Domenico, T. Habermann, D. Hertzmann, Y. Ho, R. Raskin, and J. Weber

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
  2:30 PM
Integrating GIS Data with geoscience data using Unidata's IDV
Don Murray, UCAR/Unidata, Boulder, CO; and T. Whittaker, J. McWhirter, and S. Wier

http://my.unidata.ucar.edu/content/software/IDV

  2:45 PM
WebMap Calculator: IMS based tools for intra and inter-layer calculations and comparisons
Nazila Merati, PMEL and JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and T. C. Vance and J. Fabritz

  3:00 PM
Future of Geographic Information Systems in the Satellite Services Division
Ralph E. Meiggs, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and M. A. Patterson and T. Franson

  3:15 PM
Application of GIS for Data Quality Monitoring in the NPOESS Ground Data Processing System
Scott Shipley, Raytheon, Upper Marlboro, MD; and J. Stauch, B. Reed, D. Gillespie, M. Walth, S. Young, C. Wang, J. Mulligan, J. Overton, J. Zajic, and A. Goldberg

  3:30 PM
A Methodology to Estimate Soil Moisture Content from WSR-88D Data Utalizing GIS
Ameé Nicole Bailey, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL; and B. Dixon

  3:45 PM
Serving NEXRAD data with Open Source GIS
Daryl Herzmann, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and R. Arritt

  4:00 PM
GIS Data and Applications at the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center
Keith M. Stellman, NOAA/NWS, Slidell, LA; and D. M. Welch

Poster PDF (659.5 kB)
  4:15 PM
A discussion of the flooding threshold in eastern North Dakota utilizing SWAT
Damon M. Grabow, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Poster PDF (637.9 kB)
  4:30 PM
Data retrieval based on spatiotemporal characteristics of weather events
May Yuan, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. McIntosh

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  5:15 PM
Automated Weather Decision Support Systems (Formerly Paper Number 18.8)
Ronald Sznaider, Meteorlogix, Minneapolis, MN

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 15 January 2004


Registration Desk Closes

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 15 January 2004


Conference Ends