84th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 7: Data Reliability, Quality Assessment and Usability (Room 619/620)

Thursday, 15 January 2004: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 619/620
Cochairs:  Christopher Daly, Oregon State University and Kelly T. Redmond, DRI
  1:30 PM
Toward an automated tool for detecting relationship changes within series of observations
Derek S. Arndt, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. T. Redmond

  1:45 PM
New techniques in quality assurance of hourly meteorological data: Resolving multiple flags through a decision tree
Daniel Y. Graybeal, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and A. T. DeGaetano and K. L. Eggleston

Poster PDF (92.1 kB)
  2:00 PM
A Probabilistic-Spatial Approach to the Quality Control of Climate Observations
Christopher Daly, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and W. Gibson, M. Doggett, J. Smith, and G. Taylor

  2:15 PM
The Value of a Quality Assurance Meteorologist
Janet E. Martinez, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and C. A. Fiebrich and M. A. Shafer

  2:30 PM
Data quality assessment: Why we need to share
Nathaniel B. Guttman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  2:45 PM
Quality control of pre-1948 cooperative observer network data
Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and D. R. Easterling, K. Hubbard, K. Redmond, K. Andsager, M. Kruk, and M. Spinar

  3:00 PM
  3:15 PM
  3:30 PM
A comparison of methods for the identification of steps in temperature series: an overview
Lucie A. Vincent, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and J. F. Ducré-Robitaille and G. Boulet

  4:00 PM
The impact of precipitaton frequency on gaugesite monitoring algorithms
Barbara G. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. I. Tollerud and T. L. Fowler

  4:30 PM
Ensuring Quality Snow Observations at LCD Stations
Andy Horvitz, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Lawrimore, R. Leffler, R. Stone, T. Townsend, A. Dunham, N. Doesken, and K. T. Redmond

  4:45 PM
Nineteenth Century Weather Observers: A Whodunit
Glen Conner, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall