84th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 1: Data Assimilation and Observational Network Design. Part I (Joint between the Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean and the 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction) (ROOM 6A)

Monday, 12 January 2004: 9:00 AM-12:15 PM
Room 6A
Organizers:  Craig H. Bishop, UCAR and NRL; Antonio Busalacchi, University of Maryland and Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA/CIRES/CDC
  9:00 AM
THORPEX: a Global Atmospheric Research Programme
Melvyn A. Shapiro, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO

  9:30 AM
Data assimilation with deterministic ensemble filters
Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR Data Assimilation Initiative, Boulder, CO; and D. Parrish

  9:45 AM
Developments in ECMWF's 4D-Var system
Erik Andersson, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom; and C. Cardinali, M. Fisher, E. Hólm, L. Isaksen, Y. Trémolet, and A. Hollingsworth

  10:00 AM
Lagrangian data assimilation and observing system design for ocean coherent structures
Kayo Ide, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. K. R. T. Jones, L. Kuznetsov, H. Salman, and J. Yu

  10:15 AM
An analysis of the impact of observational data on ETKF-based ensemble perturbations
Mozheng Wei, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, UCAR Visiting Scientist, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth, R. Wobus, and Y. Zhu

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  10:30 AM
Observation-quality estimation and its application in NCAR/ATEC real-time FDDA and forecast (RTFDDA) system
Yubao Liu, NCAR/RAP, Boulder, CO; and F. Vandenberghe, S. Low-Nam, T. Warner, and S. Swerdlin

Poster PDF (525.8 kB)
  10:45 AM
The effect of local initialization on Workstation ETA
Brian Etherton, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC; and P. Santos

Poster PDF (256.1 kB)
  11:15 AM
Evaluation of reduced-rank Kalman filters (RRKF)
Michael Fisher, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and A. Hollingsworth

  11:30 AM
Welcoming Remarks

  11:45 AM
Coffee Break in Poster session room