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Saturday, 10 January 2004

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


SAT 10 JAN


SAT 10 JAN

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


Student Conference Registration
Location: Room 608/609

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


Short Course/Student Conference Registration

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


Keynote Speaker Session 1

9:45 AM-9:45 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


Why Does the AMS Care About Students? Ronald D. McPherson, AMS, Boston, MA

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


3
Careers in the Atmospheric Sciences: A Change in Climate. Susan K. Avery, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

10:20 AM-11:45 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


1
This is Your Career—Get Plugged In!
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair

Papers:
  10:20 AM
1.1
Networking: A Student’s Perspective
Andrea Bleistein, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA

  10:35 AM
1.2
A Year on the Raritan: How Rutgers Became Student Chapter of the Year
Brian Frugis, Rutgers-Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ

  11:05 AM
1.4
Power Steps for Career Success
Percy W. Thomas, NOAA/NWS, Washington, DC

  11:30 AM
Discussion

11:45 AM-11:45 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


Luncheon and Guest Speaker: Do You have what it takes to be a Broadcast Meteorologist? Todd Johnson, KOMO 4 TV, Seattle, WA

1:00 PM-2:40 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


2
WHAT’S THE FORECAST?
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair

Papers:
  1:00 PM
2.1
To be confirmed

  1:20 PM
2.2
Atmospheric Policy: Making an Impact on Capitol Hill
Ana Unruh, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC

  1:40 PM
2.3
Meteorology and Oceanography Operational Effects in the Navy/DOD
Martha B. Yacoub, U.S. Navy, San Diego, CA

  2:00 PM
2.4
To be confirmed

2:40 PM-2:40 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


FEATURED SPEAKER: Weather and the Federal Government: The Extended Forecast. Brigadier General John (Jack) J. Kelly, Jr., USAF (Ret.), Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, NOAA, Washington, DC

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


Coffee Break

3:20 PM-5:20 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


3
A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PRIVATE SECTOR
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair

Papers:
  3:20 PM
3.1
  3:40 PM
3.2
Show Me the Weather (but be brief)
Jon M. Nese, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

  4:00 PM
3.3
Diversifying the Skill Sets of Future Meteorologists
Jeremy Usher, WeatherNews Americas, Inc., Norman, OK

  4:20 PM
3.4
X-treme Marine Meteorology–Racing Around the World Every Day
Christopher D. Bedford, Sailing Weather Services, Watertonw, MA

  4:40 PM
3.5
Communicating Scientific Uncertainty to a Skeptical Public
Robert T. Ryan, NBC4 TV, Washington, DC

  5:00 PM
Sessions Ends (AMS Student Assistants Meet with AMS Staff)

5:15 PM-5:15 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2004


Icebreaker

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


Buffet Dinner and Career Fair

Sunday, 11 January 2004

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


SUN 11 JAN


SUN 11 JAN

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


Breakfast and Networking Time

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


Short Course Registration

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


Conference Registration

8:00 AM-9:40 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


4
EMERGING TRENDS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair

Papers:
  8:00 AM
4.1
The Future of Meteorology: A Retrospective
Elbert W. (Joe) Friday, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  9:00 AM
4.4
  9:20 AM
4.5
Severe Storms and Tornadoes: Roles for Researchers and Teachers
Howard B. Bluestein, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

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


Conference Registration

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Coffee Break with Local Chapter Poster Viewing

10:30 AM-11:10 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


5
UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair

Papers:

11:10 AM-11:10 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Panel Discussion 1
What We Learned About the Process
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair
Panelists: Gina Eosco, AMS; John Hannan, Northrop Grumman Information Technology; David R. Novak, NOAA/NWS; Jason Samenow, US Environmental Protection Agency; Ahsha N. Tribble, NOAA

11:45 AM-11:45 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Wrap-up and time for audience participation

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


CONFERENCE LUNCHEON AND CLOSING SPEAKER: Ethics in Science, Vice Admiral Paul G. Gaffney II, USN (Ret.), President, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

1:00 PM-1:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


WeatherFest and Poster Setup
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


PRESENTERS GATHER WITH SESSION CHAIR PRIOR TO POSTER SESSION

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Poster Session 1
Poster Session Educational initiatives (Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: 13th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Marianne C. Hayes, Pueblo del Sol Elementary School; Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District

Papers:
 
Interactive Java applets for education
Steve Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Whittaker

 
Collaborations, training and distance education from your desktop to the world: using VISITview
Tom Whittaker, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Mostek

 
The Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE): Designing for K-12 educators
Holly Devaul, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Pandya and M. Marlino

http://www,dlese.org

Poster PDF (363.8 kB)
 
Phytopia: An Education CD from Bigelow Labs and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratories
Debra S. Brice, San Marcos Unified School District, San Marcos, CA

 
Datastreme in San Diego: A teacher enhancement program in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Debra S. Brice, San Marcos Unified School District, San Marcos, CA

 
NWS and AMS WeatherFest Outreach Activities 2003
Robert P. Wanton, NOAA/NWS, Mt. Holly, NJ; and J. D. Moore and W. Huskin

Poster PDF (33.8 kB)
 
Teaching High School Meteorology Through Live Event Learning
Craig R. Wolter, AMS/AERA, Windom Area Schools, Windom, MN

Poster PDF (92.6 kB)
 
Wisconsin Weather Stories
Anne Pryor, CIMMS/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman, M. Mooney, J. P. Leary, H. DeRosa, L. Holwerk, K. Karnauskas, C. C. Schmidt, and J. Yuenger

Poster PDF (202.6 kB)
 
Student Perceptions on Global Warming-Northern/Southern Hemispheres
Steve M. Carlson, AMS/AERA and Hermiston School District, Hermiston, OR

Poster PDF (128.9 kB)
 
What is an EWOC?
Faye W. McCollum, AMS/AERA, Columbus, GA

Poster PDF (19.8 kB)
 
Scholastics the Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm Museum Exhibit
Cheryl D. McCallum, The Children's Museum of Houston, Houston, TX; and L. Nazarani

 
Australian Indigenous weather knowledge
Greg Lehman, Monash University, Clayton, Vic., Australia; and N. Tapper, M. Fletcher, J. Lantry, I. Bell, F. Longo, J. McBride, E. Stafford, H. Stern, and R. Whitaker

http://www.bom.gov.au/iwk/

Poster PDF (85.9 kB)
 
Earth2Class: connecting cutting-edge science with the classroom
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, White Plains, NY; and C. M. Assumpcao and F. D. Baggio

http://www.earth2class.org

Poster PDF (19.4 kB)
 
DataStreme WES: Participating Teachers Do Make a Difference
Philip Lacey, East Liverpool High School, Beaver, PA

Poster PDF (26.0 kB)
 
DataStreme Courses: Teacher Enhancement Utilizing Current Environmental Data and the Internet
Ira W. Geer, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and R. S. Weinbeck, J. M. Moran, E. J. Hopkins, E. W. Mills, and B. A. Blair

Poster PDF (90.4 kB)
 
An evaluation of the Maury Project by its participants
David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and I. W. Geer

Poster PDF (40.6 kB)
 
WES Initiatives in North Carolina
Frankie C. Vann, Sampson County Schools Alternative Program, Clinton, NC

http://

Poster PDF (75.5 kB)
 
The Quest for Clouds and Volcanoes
Freida D. Blink, Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV and the LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. A. Blink

Poster PDF (65.8 kB)
 
Local Implementation of American Meteorological Society’s Educational Materials
William R. Huskin, Central Bucks School District, Doylestown, PA; and J. Moore and R. Wanton

Poster PDF (71.1 kB)
 
The sea & sky connection
Ann T. Kelly, Our Lady of Sorrows School, St. Louis, MO

 
Meteorology and Weather Monitoring Display for Nature Centers
Sue Ellen Haupt, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Poster PDF (165.0 kB)
 
CoCo RaHS — Community Collaborative Rain and Hail Study
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

Poster PDF (387.2 kB)
 
Ground Hog Day as an Educational Tool
Jill F. Hasling, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX; and E. Murphy

http://www.wxresearch.org/papers/amszoo2.pdf

Poster PDF (655.6 kB)
 
Weather and the U.S. manned spaceflight program: a brief chronology
Steven B. Newman, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Poster PDF (270.9 kB)
 
IMETS University
Patrick M. Hayes, U.S. Air Force, Fort Huachuca, AZ

Poster PDF (221.7 kB)
 
Meteorology and the Emerging Scholars Option – Professional Devlopment and Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Development (MESO-PROUD)
Paul J. Croft, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA; and L. LeBlanc, R. Billips, and A. Haddox

Poster PDF (111.2 kB)
 
Mentoring Experiences for Teaching Students in Weather Investigators of Northeast–Louisiana (WIN-LA!)
Paul J. Croft, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA; and M. A. McLaurin and K. Roussy

Poster PDF (122.9 kB)
 
Undergraduate Workshop for Integration of Leadership and Leveraging (U-WILL)
Sarah E'. Allen, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA, LA; and P. J. Croft

Poster PDF (123.6 kB)
 
Exploring Visualization in the Geosciences—EXPLORES!
Paul H. Ruscher, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and W. R. Lusher

http://www.met.fsu.edu/explores/

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)
 
The Florida GLOBE Partnership Program
Paul H. Ruscher, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

http://www.met.fsu.edu/explores/Globe/

Poster PDF (95.1 kB)
 
Teaching Weather Online: Five Steps to Success
James A. Brey, University of Wisconsin, Menasha, WI

Poster PDF (100.4 kB)
 
The University of Missouri-Columbia Online Cloud Atlas
Patrick S. Market, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

 
Using Single-Station Statistical Weather Prediction Software to Instruct on Forecasting Methods
Patrick S. Market, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and B. Pettegrew

Poster PDF (86.6 kB)
 
Earth Update / Space Update: fun ways to teach earth and space weather
Anastasia Furitsch, Reagan Middle School, Houston, TX; and P. Reiff and C. Law

http://earth.rice.edu

Poster PDF (3.0 MB)
 
Using Ham Radio to Teach Space Weather
Patricia Reiff, Rice University, Houston, TX; and D. Garay and A. Furitsch

http://earth.rice.edu

Poster PDF (730.9 kB)
 
The discovery of red sprites as an opportunity for informal science education
Walter A. Lyons, FMA Research Inc./Sky Fire Productions Inc., Fort Collins, CO; and M. D. Schmidt

http://www.Sky-Fire.TV

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Teaching with the new GEMS guide, "Living With a Star: From Sunscreen to Space Weather"
Gregory R. Schultz, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and I. Hawkins

 
Three-lesson introduction of space weather to meteorology students
Paul Song, Univeristy of Massachussetts, Lowell, Lowell, MA; and A. Ridley and D. Knipp

Poster PDF (8.1 kB)
 
Web-based Learning Module for Undergraduate Science Students
Timothy Spangler, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and T. Killeen, T. Holzer, D. Kiessling, and D. Owens

Poster PDF (132.3 kB)
 
The COMET Program and MetEd: Continuing Education Resources for the Atmospheric Sciences Community
Timothy Spangler, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and V. Johnson, W. Schreiber-Abshire, J. Lamos, and G. Byrd

Poster PDF (154.7 kB)
 
Distance learning methods for numerical weather prediction (NWP) professional development training
Stephen D. Jascourt, UCAR/COMET, Silver Spring, MD; and W. R. Bua

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
 
Use of NWP Developer-User Liaisons in Forecaster Professional Development Training
William R. Bua, UCAR/COMET, Camp Springs, MD; and S. D. Jascourt

Poster PDF (163.1 kB)
 
NWP training for Defence and Civilian forecasters in the UK Met Office
Antony D.L. Evans, Met Office College, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom

 
The NOAA center for atmospheric sciences at Howard University
Vernon R. Morris, Howard University, Washington, DC

 
An AWIPS-Based Forecasting Course For Science Educators
Alan C. Czarnetzki, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

http://www.uni.edu/storm

Poster PDF (32.9 kB)
 
Integration of a field component and inquiry-based learning in an instrumentation meteorology course
Dev Niyogi, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and V. K. Saxena

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~dsniyogi

Poster PDF (84.9 kB)
 
Jetstream—The National Weather service Southern Region Weather School
Michael D. Vescio, NOAA/NWS, Pendleton, OR; and S. Cooper and D. Cain

Poster PDF (231.0 kB)
 
P1.51
New approaches to training NWS meteorologists in the Weather Forecast Offices of the 21st Century

 
Spreading the Word about Climate Change
David D. Houghton, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Poster PDF (25.8 kB)
 
Initiating a New Partnership for the 21st Century: NOAA/NWS and JSU Promoting Diversity in Atmospheric Science through Research, Application, and in Partnership with the NWS (PDAS-RAP)
John L. Shoemake Sr., Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and J. P. Craven, R. S. Reddy, M. M. Watts, K. Coleman, A. Robinson-Cook, S. Ivey, K. Davenport, and A. Hayes

 
Integrating Weather Studies in the Physical Sciences
Shermane A. Austin, Medgar Evers, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY; and L. P. Johnson, J. Flowers, and C. Baldwin

 
WEATHER: A GATEWAY SCIENCE FOR PRE-SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE TEACHERS
Frank Robinson, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

 
USING ONLINE WEATHER CONTENT TO DEVELOP ACTIVITIES FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
Lori Roy, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK; and R. L. Myers

Poster PDF (63.8 kB)
 
METEOROLOGY AT GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
John A. Zanazzi, Gateway Community College, Phoenix, AZ

 
METEOROLOGICAL TOOLS THAT AID LOCAL MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICTS
Michael Hunter, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

 
INTERNET BASED SCIENCE CLASS: MEETING THE NEEDS OF BUSY STUDENTS
Kathryn Hedges, Prairie State Community College, Chicago Heights, IL

 
METEOROLOGY FOR EDUCATION MAJORS AND TEACHERS
Roberto Garza, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Poster PDF (82.5 kB)
 
AMS ONLINE WEATHER STUDIES: WHERE DID I BEGIN? WHERE HAVE I GONE?
M. Carol Walker, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA

 
AMS ONLINE WEATHER STUDIES – A TOTALLY VIRTUAL COURSE IN METEOROLOGY
Aubrey Hartman, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, VA; and G. Fowler

 
TEACHING ONLINE WEATHER STUDIES IN PUERTO RICO
Robin George Williams, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Mayaguez, PR

 
METEOROLOGY IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS
David J. Smith, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

http://

Poster PDF (60.6 kB)
 
SEVERE WEATHER AND LOW PRESSURE
Valentina S. David, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL

Poster PDF (108.0 kB)
 
PHYSICAL SCIENCE 3223: INTRODUCTION TO ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
Brian Cudnik, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX

Poster PDF (690.0 kB)
 
TEACHING ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE STUDENTS WEATHER USING REMOTE SENSING TO INTERPRET FLOOD DATA
Shobha Sriharan, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA

Poster PDF (146.9 kB)
 
ONLINE WEATHER STUDIES AT BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE
John White, Bluefield State College, Blefield, WV

 
ONLINE DELIVERY OF METEOROLOGY USING THE BLACKBOARD PLATFORM
Aribilola S. Omolayo, California State University, Fresno, CA

Poster PDF (82.6 kB)
 
ONLINE (AND OFFLINE) WEATHER STUDIES
Charles J. Fuller, Triton College, River Grove, IL

 
ON-LINE WEATHER COURSE AT LIVINGSTONE COLLEGE
Walter Childs III, Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC

 
ONLINE METEOROLOGY AT PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Anthony L. Selimo, Passaic County Community College, Patterson, NJ

 
METEOROLOGY AT SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
P.S. Gadiyaram, Southside Virginia Community College, Keysville, VA

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Poster Session 1
Poster Session
Location: Room 608/609
Sponsor: Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair

Papers:
 
Winter weather precipitation type forecasting
Daniel J Pydynowski, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

 
A comparison of early winter circulations for 2000 and 2001
Joseph M. Nield, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and P. J. Smith

 
Using Radiosonde Data to Determine Statistical Properties of Convection
Rebecca Chan, Plymouth State University, Randolph, MA

 
The Impact of High Winds on the Central Business District of Oklahoma City
Dustin L. Rapp, Oklahoma Weather Center Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, Jackson, TN; and J. B. Basara and P. Hall Jr.

 
Relationship between aircraft-related turbulence and synoptic meteorological data
Douglas Brent McRoberts Sr., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

 
Intercomparison of Cloud Base Height at the ARM Southern Great Plains Site
Christina P. Kalb, Oklahoma Weather Center Research Experience for Undergraduates, Columbus, OH; and A. Dean, R. Peppler, and K. Sonntag

 
Flash flood forecasting: Numerical simulations of a local case study
Kelly Mahoney, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and D. G. Lackmann

 
An Analysis on Thermodynamic and Kinematic Parameters in the Midwest, Southern Plains, and Southern Florida during the Summer of 2002.
Kaycee L. Frederick, University of North Dakota Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Grand Forks, ND; and P. A. Kucera

 
A Study of Proximity Sounding Derived Parameters Associated with Significant Severe Weather
Corey K. Potvin, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT; and S. J. Weiss and S. J. Taylor

 
The formation and life cycle of microburst phenomena using mathematical modeling
Andrew L. Straessle, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

 
Multiple Radar Comparison and Analysis of the 8 May 2003 Oklahoma City Tornadic Supercell.
Michael E. Charles, Oklahoma Weather Center REU Program, Stony Brook, NY

 
Investigation of conceptual hail-formation models using airborne doppler radar
Deanna Alicia Hence, University of Michigan, UCAR/SOARS, Belleville, MI; and W. C. Lee and M. Bell

 
Analysis of Mesocyclone Detection Algorithm attributes to increase tornado detection
Christina M. Nestlerode, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Williamsport, PA; and M. B. Richman

 
Analyzing the Accuracy of Using Surface Data to Estimate the Water Vapor Content Throughout the Boundary Layer
Braxton Lee Edwards, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; and M. LeMone and J. Knievel

 
Development of an Automated Quality-Assurance System for Oklahoma Atmospheric Surface-layer Instrumentation System (OASIS) Super Site Data
Justin W. Monroe, Oklahoma Climatological Survery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara

 
Analyzing Statistical Models of Hourly Precipitation Events
Jennifer Esker, Oklahoma Weather Center REU Program, Glen Carbon, IL; and H. Brooks and M. Baldwin

 
P1.20
Mesonet Sensor Siting in Support of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games

 
Summertime precipitation variability and atmospheric circulation over the South American Altiplano: Effects of Lake Titicaca and Salar de Uyuni
Maura Hahnenberger, Oklahoma Weather Center REU 2003, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. Douglas and J. Galvez

 
On The Motion Of Solitary Synoptic Eddies
Bharat Khushalani, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 
Numerical Approach To Modelling Large Scale Vortical Structures On The Surface Of Earth
Bharat Khushalani, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 
Verification of NOAH LSM Simulations Forced by LAPS Analysis Fields
Rhesa L. Freeman, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

 
Investigation of atmospheric emissions from co-combustion of tire and coal
Loran E. Carleton, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and R. Giere, S. T. Lafree, J. K. Tishmack, and J. K. Tishmack

 
Mathematical modeling of double diffusion convection
Allison May Berg, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

 
Advective Sea Fog Analysis for Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea
Danielle Marie Lewis, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

 
Verification of meteorological data reports from unmanned aerial vehicles
Steven M. Callis, Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, OH

 
Microwave remote sensing of Hurricane Erin (2001) from an airborne platform (CAMEX-4)
Eric M Holthaus, Saint Louis University, Osage City, KS; and G. S. Jackson

 
Feasibility of using classification analyses to determine tropical cyclone rapid intensification
Jonathan William Leffler, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

 
A comprehensive climatology of Southwest Oregon windstorms 1948-2002
Wolf Read, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and G. Taylor

 
An Antarctic Cloud Mass Transport Climatology Overview
Jessica A. Staude, Antarctic Meteorological Research Center/ Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. R. Stearns, M. A. Lazzara, L. M. Keller, and S. A. Ackerman

 
The Remote Influence Of Tropical Atlantic Sea Surface Temperatures On The Tropical Pacific
Erik Ulysses Noble, University of Colorado, Fort Collins, CO

 
Weather’s effect on trace gases in the mid-Atlantic and northeastern states
Dennis O’Donnel, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and E. Lowery, D. Brewer, D. Rabatin, and R. D. Clark

7:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2004


Conference Ends

Monday, 12 January 2004

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


MON 12 JAN


Mon 12 Jan

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


Registration continues through Thursday, 15 January

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


Conference Registration

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


1
Seasonal Prediction (Room 6C)
Location: Room 6C
Sponsor: 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Chair: John E. Janowiak, NOAA/Climate Prediction Center

Papers:
 
1.1
A comparison of NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis and COADS El Nino and La Nina composite anomaly lifecycles.

  9:15 AM
1.2
Multiscale evolution and predictability of a warm season climate anomaly in the U.S. southern Great Plains
Paul Nutter, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. Leslie and P. Lamb

http://cimms.ou.edu/~pnutter/15thGlbChng.pdf

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
  9:30 AM
1.3
  9:45 AM
1.4
Usefulness of recent NOAA/CPC seasonal temperature forecasts
Jeanne M. Schneider, USDA/ARS, El Reno, OK; and J. D. Garbrecht

  10:00 AM
1.5
Seasonal prediction of Pacific island rainfall using artificial intelligence
Mark L. Morrissey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

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


1
Climate Products and Data Sets (Room 619/620)
Location: Room 619/620
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Greg Johnson, USDA/NRCS, National Water and Climate Center

Papers:
  9:15 AM
1.2
Calculation of the 1971 to 2000 Climate Normals for Canada
Debra Allsopp, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and R. Morris

  9:30 AM
1.3
A synoptic climatology of flooding in New England
Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT; and C. Loughner

  9:45 AM
1.4
Observational Data Used for Assimilation in the NCEP North American Regional Reanalysis
Perry C. Shafran, NOAA/NWS/NCEP and SAIC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Woollen, W. Ebisuzaki, W. Shi, Y. Fan, R. W. Grumbine, and M. Fennessy

  10:00 AM
1.5
The U.S. Climate Reference Network
C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. Helfert, D. R. Easterling, T. R. Karl, and R. P. Hosker


1
Cyclones (Room 617)
Location: Room 617
Sponsor: The Fred Sanders Symposium
Chair: Lance Bosart, University at Albany/SUNY

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Fred Sanders’ Contribution to Improving the Forecast of Rapid Cyclogenesis
Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Kistler, P. J. Kocin, and J. E. Sienkiewicz

  9:15 AM
1.2
Quasi-Geostrophic Analysis of Explosive Marine Cyclogenesis: The Blizzard of ’78
Frank P. Colby Jr., Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA; and B. R. Colman

  9:45 AM
1.4
The role of frontogenesis in the production of heavy cold-season precipitation events in the Saint Lawrence River valley
John R. Gyakum, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and D. Durnford, P. J. Roebber, P. A. Sisson, and R. McTaggart-Cowan

  10:00 AM
1.5
Back to Norway
Kerry Emanuel, MIT, Cambridge, MA


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)

1
Opening Session (ROOM 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Cochairs: Edward L. Bensman; Mary M. Cairns, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
MODIS Winds in NAVDAS
Patricia M. Pauley, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. L. Pauley

Poster PDF (58.7 kB)
  9:15 AM
1.2
Applying the new Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) model to National Weather Service forecast office operations
Brent L. Shaw, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. Smart, J. McGinley, M. Kay, J. Mahoney, P. Welsh, P. Bogenschutz, P. Ruscher, J. Savadel, and A. Wildman

Poster PDF (124.0 kB)
  9:30 AM
1.3
Grid-Based Bias Removal For Mesoscale Model Forecasts
Clifford Mass, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. Steed

  9:45 AM
1.4
Verification of NDFD Gridded Forecasts in the Western United States
John D. Horel, NOAA/CIRP and Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and B. Colman and M. Jackson

Poster PDF (929.7 kB)
  10:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks: Ed Bensman and Mary Cairns, Program Co-chairpersons


2
Climate Observations (Room 608)
Location: Room 608
Sponsor: 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Chair: Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  9:00 AM
2.1
NWS Plans for Upper Air System Data Continuity
Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Bower

Poster PDF (268.1 kB)
  9:15 AM
2.2
A new Radiosonde dataset for climate studies
Imke Durre, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  9:30 AM
2.3
  9:45 AM
2.4
The next-generation PACRAIN database
Michael D. Klatt, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. L. Morrissey, J. S. Greene, and S. Postawko

http://pacrain.evac.ou.edu

  10:00 AM
2.5
Stratocumulus and climate: observations from EPIC 2001
Kimberly Comstock, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. Bretherton, S. Yuter, and R. Wood

http://ftp://eos.atmos.washington.edu/pub/breth/papers/MBL_clouds/EPIC2001-Sc.pdf

9:00 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
Nowcasting and Forecasting in the Urban Zone (Room 611)
Location: Room 611
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Chair: Walter F. Dabberdt, Vaisala. Inc.

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Highlights and Challenges of Urban Meteorological Modeling
Robert D. Bornstein, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and K. C. Craig, A. Martilli, and S. Dupont

  10:00 AM
1.3
  10:15 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

9:00 AM-11:30 AM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
Land-surface Observations (Room 618)
Location: Room 618
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface

Papers:
  9:30 AM
1.3
Inverse Theory Applied to Surface Layer Radiation Budget in São João do Cariri-PB N-E Brazil
Romulo da Silveira Paz, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Campina Grande, Brazil; and Z. E. Da Silva and S. R. Patel

Poster PDF (37.6 kB)
  9:45 AM
1.4
Observational and Theoretical Studies of Turbulent fluxes, Temperature and Humidity Convergence in Convective Boundary Layer of Fortaleza N-E Brazil
Sukaran Ram Patel, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Campina Grande, Brazil; and E. M. Da Silva, M. D. F. Correia, and A. M. N. Costa

Poster PDF (215.5 kB)
  10:00 AM
1.5
Some Aspects of the Structure of the Stratified Atmospheric Boundary layer of Semi-Arid Region of N-E Brazil
Sukaran Ram Patel, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Campina Grande, Brazil; and E. M. Da Silva, M. D. F. Correia, and A. M. N. Costa

Poster PDF (190.9 kB)
  10:15 AM
1.6
New method for the determination of turbulent surface fluxes from low-level flights: Verification and benefit in joint field experiments
Jens Bange, Aerospace Systems/Technical Univ., Braunschweig, Germany; and T. Spiess and P. Zittel

Poster PDF (238.0 kB)
  10:30 AM
1.7
Application of Inverse Analysis for Surface Temperature Prediction of Semi-Arid Region of N-E Brazil
Romulo da Silveira Paz, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Campina Grande, Brazil; and Z. E. Da Silva and S. R. Patel

Poster PDF (43.5 kB)
  10:45 AM
1.8
The Tornado reconnaissance aircraft of the German Airforce as a measurement system in a meteorological campaign
Jens Bange, Aerospace Systems, Braunschweig, Germany; and P. Zittel and T. Spiess

  11:00 AM
Coffee Break in the Poster Session Room

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
The Second GEWEX Global Soil Wetness Project (Room 6E)
Location: Room 6E
Sponsor: 18th Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: Paul Dirmeyer, COLA

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
A progress report on the Second Global Soil Wetness Project (GSWP-2)
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and X. Gao

  9:15 AM
1.2
Analysis and comparison of GSWP-2 input data sets
Mei Zhao, COLA, Calverton, MD; and P. Dirmeyer

  9:30 AM
1.3
Towards improvement of NCEP Noah LSM performance via GSWP-2 studies
Helin Wei, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and D. Lohmann and K. Mitchell

  9:45 AM
1.4
Preliminary results of the GSWP-2 run by SiBUC
Kenji Tanaka, Kyoto University, Uji, Japan; and S. Ikebuchi

  10:30 AM
1.7
Modeling Approach For Remote Sensing Validaiton Of Land Surface Schemes On A Global Scale
Xiang Gao, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, calverton, MD; and P. A. Dirmeyer

  10:45 AM
1.8
Paper 1.8 Moved to Joint Poster Session 4 New Paper number JP4.33

  10:46 AM
1.9
Paper 1.9 Moved to Joint Poster Session 4 New Paper number JP4.34

  10:47 AM
Spatial and temporal variability of global soil wetness
Zhichang Guo, COLA, Calverton, MD; and P. Dirmeyer, X. Gao, and M. Zhao

  11:01 AM
Evaluation of ERA40 and NCEP/NCAR reanalyses using soil moisture observations from China for the period of 1981-1999
Haibin Li, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and A. Robock, S. Liu, X. Mo, and P. Viterbo

  11:16 AM
Coffee Break in Poster session room

  11:46 AM
Using GSWP2 to evaluate the importance of soil moisture heterogeneity in the MOSES land surface scheme
N. Gedney, U.K Met Office, Bracknell, United Kingdom; and P. M. Cox

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


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)
Location: Room 6A
Sponsors: (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 )
Organizers: Craig H. Bishop, UCAR and NRL; Antonio Busalacchi, University of Maryland; Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA/CIRES/CDC

Papers:
  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

9:00 AM-1:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
K-12 and Popular initiatives (Room 615/616)
Location: Room 615/616
Sponsor: 13th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District; Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Weather Investigators of Northeast–Louisiana (WIN-LA!)
Paul J. Croft, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA; and L. LeBlanc

  9:15 AM
1.2
Immersing Instruction in Inquiry–The I 3 Project: Science Teachers as Researchers
Paul J. Croft, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA; and E. Pani, P. Watts, and B. Armfield

Poster PDF (233.4 kB)
  9:30 AM
1.3
EWOC-Connecting Educators Internationally
Steve M. Carlson, AERA and Hermiston School District, Hermiston, OR

Poster PDF (273.9 kB)
  10:00 AM
1.5
Wild About Weather: Shake, Rattle and Role
Faye McCollum, AMS/AERA, Columbus, GA; and K. A. Murphy

  10:15 AM
1.6
Enlightening Lightning! Coupling Atmospheric Research to K-12 Education Using Planetarium Presentations
Richard Orville, Texas A&M University, College Sation, TX; and D. House, M. Hibbs, and E. Mansell

  10:30 AM
1.7
DataStreme Ocean: A new distance-learning course for the precollege teachers on the basics of oceanography
Ira W. Geer, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and J. M. Moran, R. S. Weinbeck, D. R. Smith, B. A. Blair, E. J. Hopkins, and J. H. Niebauer

http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/DS-Ocean/home.html

  10:45 AM
1.8
A Maury Teacher at Sea with NOAA
Debra S. Brice, San Marcos Unified School District, San Marcos, CA

  11:00 AM
1.9
1984–004, Twenty years of successful professional development programs for educators
Lawrence Greenleaf, AMS/AERA, Belfast, ME; and J. Mulvany and S. Carlson

Poster PDF (74.9 kB)
  11:15 AM
Development of satellite meteorology teaching materials for grades 7-12
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman, T. H. Achtor, and J. Brunner

Poster PDF (289.4 kB)
  11:30 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

9:00 AM-4:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
Forecast Systems (Room 602/603)
Location: Room 602/603
Sponsor: 17th Conference on Probablity and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences
Cochairs: J. Paul Dallavalle, NOAA/NWS; Jennifer Luppens Mahoney, NOAA/FSL

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
  9:30 AM
1.2
Statistical algorithms for short-term wind energy forecasting
Kristin Larson, 3 Tier Environmental Forecast Group, Inc., Seattle, WA; and T. Gneiting

http://www.3tiergroup.com

Poster PDF (71.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
1.3
Statistical Wind Power Forecasting for U.S. Wind Farms
Michael Milligan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO; and M. Schwartz and Y. H. Wan

  10:00 AM
1.4
Statistical models of aircraft icing
Matthew Pocernich, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Wolff and T. Fowler

Poster PDF (329.9 kB)
  10:15 AM
1.5
  10:30 AM
1.6
Toward a new Canadian medium-range Perfect-Prog temperature forecast system
Bertrand Denis, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and R. Verret

Poster PDF (70.6 kB)
  10:45 AM
1.7
Aviation guidance from the Localized Aviation MOS Program (LAMP)
Harry R. Glahn, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:30 AM
1.9
Combining Global and Local Grid-Based Bias Correction for Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction
Yulia Gel, George Washington Univ., Washington, DC; and A. Raftery and T. Gneiting

  12:15 PM
An algorithm for variable selection with an application to meteorological teleconnections.
Nazario D. Ramirez-Beltran, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR; and W. K. -. M. Lau, A. Winter, and A. Veneros

  12:30 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  1:15 PM
Lunch Break

  3:00 PM
Formal Poster Session Viewing with Coffee Break

9:10 AM-2:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
Atmospheric chemistry of gases, aerosols, and clouds in urban, regional, and global scale environments: AEROSOLS (Room 612)
Location: Room 612
Sponsor: Sixth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Air Quality in Megacities
Chairs: Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL; Nancy A. Marley, ANL

Papers:
  9:10 AM
1.1
Air Quality Impacts of Desert Wind-Blown Dust in a Southwestern U. S. Urban Valley: Preliminary Results from High-Resolution 3-D Model Simulations
V. R. Kotamarthi, ANL, Argonne, IL; and M. Lazaro, Y. -. S. Chang, D. E. James, J. Kuiper, and S. Pulugurtha

  9:25 AM
1.2
Utilizing MODIS Satellite Observations in near-real-time to Improve AIRNow Next Day Forecast of Fine Particulate Matter, PM2.5
James Szykman, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. White, B. Pierce, J. Al-Saadi, D. Neil, C. Kittaka, A. Chu, L. Remer, L. Gumley, and E. Prins

  9:40 AM
1.3
Utilizing MODIS Satellite Observations to Monitor and Analyze Fine Particulate Matter, PM2.5, Transport Event
Chieko Kittaka, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and J. Szykman, B. Pierce, J. Al-Saadi, D. Neil, A. Chu, L. Remer, E. Prins, and J. Holdzkom

  9:55 AM
1.4
Physico-chemical characteristics of visibility impairing aerosol measured at two urban sites in Seoul and Incheon, Korea
Young J. Kim, Kwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Kwangju, Korea; and K. W. Kim, H. S. Park, H. R. Jung, J. S. Park, S. D. Kim, and J. S. Han

Poster PDF (144.7 kB)
  10:10 AM
1.5
Oxalic acid production in the coastal marine atmosphere
Kathleen K. Crahan, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Hegg, D. S. Covert, and H. Jonsson

  10:25 AM
1.6
Meteorological Model Simulations in Support of Developing a Visibility Improvement Strategy for the Southeast US
Donald T. Olerud Jr., Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC; and A. P. Sims, J. N. McHenry, and R. E. Imhoff

  10:40 AM
1.7
Impact of aerosols and ozone on land–atmosphere interactions: An observational analysis
Dev Niyogi, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and F. Booker, H. I. Chang, D. Chen, F. Chen, T. Holt, V. Saxena, and R. Wells

Poster PDF (45.2 kB)
  10:55 AM
1.8
  11:10 AM
1.9
  11:25 AM
Field applications of an aerosol mass spectrometer: What are we learning about aerosol chemical and microphysical properties?
Doug Worsnop, Aerodyne Research, Billrica, MA; and J. Jayne, M. Canagaratna, H. Boudries, T. Onasch, P. Mortimer, C. Kolb, and J. L. Jimenez

Poster PDF (197.0 kB)
  11:40 AM
The Influence of Meteorological Phenomena on PM2.5 Concentrations: A Case Study Analysis
David E.B. Strohm II, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and T. S. Dye and C. P. MacDonald

  11:55 AM
Aerosol profiling in the Washington-Baltimore urban corridor: a REALM application
Raymond M. Hoff, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and K. McCann, R. Rogers, B. Demoz, and D. N. Whiteman

http://alg.umbc.edu/usaq

  12:10 PM
Welcoming Remarks— Jeffrey Gaffney

  12:15 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  12:30 PM
Lunch Break

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


Coffee Break in the Poster Session Room

10:45 AM-11:45 AM: Monday, 12 January 2004


4
Convection (ROOM 607)
Location: Room 607
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Greg Forbes, The Weather Channel

Papers:
  10:45 AM
4.1
Convection in BAMEX during an active subtropical jet period
Lance F. Bosart, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and T. Galarneau, Jr.

Poster PDF (3.6 MB)
 
4.2
Toward understanding and predicting rapid changes in convective inhibition

  11:15 AM
4.3
  11:30 AM
4.4
Evaluation of an Improved Convection Triggering Mechanism in the NCAR Community Atmosphere Model CAM2 Under CAPT Framework
Shaocheng Xie, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. S. Boyle, R. T. Cederwall, G. L. Potter, and M. Zhang

  11:45 AM
4.5

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


Joint Session 1
Climate Trends (Joint between the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations and the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; Room 6C)
Location: Room 6C
Sponsors: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )

Papers:
  10:45 AM
Economic signals in global temperature histories
Patrick J. Michaels, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and the Cato Institute, Washington, DC; and R. McKitrick and P. C. Knappenberger

  11:00 AM
Irrigation-induced warming in Central California?
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. B. Norris

  11:30 AM
Is the 50-year trend in tropical Indo-Pacific SSTs significant?
Cécile Penland, NOAA-CIRES/Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  11:45 AM
AO, COWL and observed climate trends
Qigang Wu, COLA, Calverton, MD; and D. M. Straus

http://


2
Analysis Techniques (ROOM 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: James T. Moore, Saint Louis University

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.2
Use of EOS Data in AWIPS for Weather Forecasting
Gary J. Jedlovec, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and S. L. Haines, R. J. Suggs, T. Bradshaw, C. Darden, and J. E. Burks

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
  11:15 AM
2.3
A Fresh Look at Persistent Ridging in the North Pacfic
John M. Papineau, NOAA/NWS, Anchorage, AK

Poster PDF (497.4 kB)
  11:30 AM
2.4
Impact of high resolution water vapor measurements from airborne lidar on hurricane characterization and forecasting
Edward V. Browell, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and S. Ismail, R. A. Ferrare, R. Kamineni, T. Krishnamurti, and S. Pattnaik

  11:45 AM
2.5
Assimilation of MODIS temperature and water vapor profiles into a mesoscale analysis system
Bradley T. Zavodsky, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and S. M. Lazarus, P. F. Blottman, and D. W. Sharp


2
Mesoscale Weather Systems (Room 617)
Location: Room 617
Sponsor: The Fred Sanders Symposium
Chair: John R. Gyakum, McGill University

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.2
  11:15 AM
2.3
  11:30 AM
2.4
  11:45 AM
2.5

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


3
Atmospheric Oscillations (Room 608)
Location: Room 608
Sponsor: 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Chair: Sumant Nigam, University of Maryland

Papers:
  10:45 AM
3.1
  11:00 AM
3.2
The Impact of ENSO on the NAO variability
Zhaohua Wu, COLA, Calverton, MD; and E. Schneider and B. Kirtman

  11:15 AM
3.3
  11:30 AM
3.4
  11:45 AM
3.5
Dynamic Origin of Arctic and Antarctic Oscillations in the Stormy Atmospheric Circulation
Fei-Fei Jin, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and L. L. Pan and M. Watanabe


3
Verification Studies (ROOM 619/620)
Location: Room 619/620
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Jason E. Nachamkin, NRL

Papers:
  10:45 AM
3.1
On the determination of forecast errors arising from different components of model physics and dynamics
T. N. Krishnamurti, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and J. Sanjay, A. K. Mitra, and T. S. V. Vijaya Kumar

  11:00 AM
3.3
Ongoing assessment of GPS-IPW impact on RUC forecasts
Tracy Lorraine Smith, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman, and S. Sahm

  11:15 AM
3.4
The impact of model resolution improvements and statistical forecast techniques on mesoscale prediction during the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Kenneth A. Hart, NOAA/CIRP and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh, D. J. Onton, and A. J. Siffert

  11:30 AM
3.5
Validation of MM5 for evolution of cold fronts approaching the Gulf of Mexico
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and K. Davenport

10:45 AM-1:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
Session 1: Continued
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Cochairs: Steven M. Zubrick, NOAA/NWSFO; Witold F. Krajewski, IIHR Hydrosciences and Engineering

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.4
  11:30 AM
1.7
The importance of total lightning in the future of weather nowcasting
Nicholas W. S. Demetriades, Vaisala, Inc., Tucson, AZ; and M. J. Murphy and R. L. Holle

  11:45 AM
1.8
Planning, nowcasting, and forecasting lightning in the urban zone: The HEAT project 2005
Richard Orville, Texas A&M University, College Sation, TX; and J. Nielsen-Gammon, R. Zhang, and D. Collins

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

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

11:30 AM-2:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


2
Ocean Observations (Room 618)
Location: Room 618
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface

Papers:
  11:30 AM
2.1
High-frequency ocean surface wind vectors provided by SeaWinds in tandem
W. Timothy Liu, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and W. Tang and X. Xie

  12:00 PM
2.3
  12:15 PM
2.4
An evaluation of data from the prototype, ADSMEX buoy
David B. Gilhousen, NOAA/NWS/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS

  12:45 PM
2.6
On the relationship between lightning and rainfall over the north Pacific Ocean
Antti Pessi, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and S. Businger

  1:00 PM
Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:15 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Lunch Break

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


Lunch Break

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


1
Session 1: Continued
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Chair: Robert D. Bornstein, San Jose State University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.9
An analysis of severe convection in Central Oklahoma during Joint Urban 2003
Daniel R. Cheresnick, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara

  2:00 PM
  2:15 PM
Measured and modeled wind fields in an urban environment
Yansen Wang, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and C. Williamson, G. Huynh, S. Chang, D. Ligon, and D. Garvey


Joint Session 2
Data Assimilation and observational network design: Part II (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)
Location: Room 6A
Sponsors: (Joint between the 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; and the Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean )
Organizer: Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR Data Assimilation Initiative
Chair: Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR Data Assimilation Initiative

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Reanalysis before radiosondes using ensemble data assimilation
Jeffrey S. Whitaker, NOAA-CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo, X. Wei, and T. M. Hamill

Poster PDF (867.3 kB)
  1:45 PM
Satellite data assimilation over Hawaii
Tiziana Cherubini, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and S. Businger, R. Lyman, and R. Ogasawara

  2:00 PM
The impact of a wind-mass error analysis scheme on forecast skill
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, JCSDA, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Yang and J. Guo

Poster PDF (570.5 kB)
  2:15 PM
A local ensemble Kalman filter for the NCEP GFS model
Istvan Szunyogh, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and G. Gyarmati, B. R. Hunt, E. Ott, A. V. Zimin, E. Kalnay, D. Patil, and J. A. Yorke

Poster PDF (260.0 kB)

3
Forecasting (Room 617)
Location: Room 617
Sponsor: The Fred Sanders Symposium
Chair: Bradley R. Colman, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
The Sander's Barotropic Tropical Cyclone Track Model (SANBAR)
Robert W. Burpee, Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami, FL

  1:45 PM
3.2
Mesoscale modeling and the scientific forecast process
Paul J. Roebber, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

  2:00 PM
3.3
The challenge of forecasting severe downslope windstorms
John M. Brown, NOAA/Forecast Systems Lab, Boulder, CO

  2:15 PM
3.4
So, why do we still have surprise snowstorms ??
Steve Tracton, Consulting Meterologist, Washiington, DC


5
Case Studies (ROOM 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction

Papers:
  1:30 PM
5.1
The St. Patrick’s Day Snowstorm, 2002, Anchorage, Alaska
Joel C. Curtis, NOAA/NWSFO, Anchorage, AK; and J. M. Papineau, C. A. Scott, and K. Johnson

  1:59 PM
5.3
Paper 5.3 has been moved to Session 10, New Paper Number 10.3A

  2:00 PM
5.4
Model Dynamic and Microphysical Verification of the 13–14 December 2001 IMPROVE 2 Case
Matthew Garvert, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and B. A. Colle, C. Mass, and C. P. Woods

  2:15 PM
Mesoscale model simulations in Quasi-forecast mode of the great western storm of 16–20 March 2003 (Formerly Paper Number 10.3)
Douglas A. Wesley, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and G. Poulos, J. Snook, E. Szoke, M. P. Meyers, G. Byrd, R. A. Rozumalski, and H. McIntyre


6
Model Output Statistics (MOS) (ROOM 619/620)
Location: Room 619/620
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Ronald Miller, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
6.1
Model Output Statistics (MOS) guidance for short-range projections
J. Paul Dallavalle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. C. Erickson and J. C. Maloney III

  2:00 PM
6.3
Producing MOS Snowfall Amount Forecasts from Cooperative Observer Reports
Rebecca L. Cosgrove, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Sfanos

Poster PDF (166.3 kB)
  2:15 PM
6.4
Are Model Output Statistics still needed?
Peter P. Neilley, WSI, Corp, Andover, MA; and K. A. Hanson

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

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


Joint Session 1
Education and Outreach Activities in Space Weather (Joint Between the 13th Symposium on Education and the Symposium on Space Weather) (Room 615/16)
Location: Room 615/616
Sponsors: (Joint between the 13th Symposium on Education; and the Symposium on Space Weather )
Cochairs: Delores J. Knipp, U.S. Air Force Academy; Roberta M. Johnson, UCAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
  2:00 PM
Space weather—needs and capabilities
T. G. Onsager, NOAA/Space Environment Center, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Kunches

  2:15 PM
Space weather and terrestrial weather: What common and uncommon themes do undergraduates encounter?
Delores J. Knipp, U.S. Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO; and L. Krause, T. Koehler, M. G. McHarg, and K. Brueske

  2:30 PM
Space Weather Education at the Air Force Institute of Technology
Devin J. Della-Rose, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; and S. M. Quigley

  2:45 PM
The Relevance of Space Weather Science to Education Standards in Science and Mathematics
Cherilynn Ann Morrow, Space Science Institute, Boulder, CO

  3:00 PM
Introducing Space Weather to the Standard Physics Curriculum
Isidoros Doxas, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and K. Garvin-Doxas

  3:15 PM
Force 5: Comparing the great storms of Earth and Space
Carolyn Sumners, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX; and P. Reiff

http://earth.rice.edu

Poster PDF (211.2 kB)
  3:30 PM
Windows to the Universe: A Web-Based Resource for Space Weather Education
Roberta M. Johnson, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Russell, J. Bergman, E. Gardiner, J. Genyuk, S. Henderson, and D. Mastie

  3:45 PM
Space weather education using sounds from data and visualizations from simulations
L. M. Peticolas, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and J. G. Luhmann, W. P. Abbett, N. Craig, B. J. Mendez, and I. Sircar

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break


Joint Session 1
Flash Flood Forecasting in the Urban Environment (Joint with the Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting and Forecasting in the Urban Zone and 18th Conf on Hydrology; Room 6E)
Location: Room 6E
Sponsors: (Joint between the 18th Conference on Hydrology; and the Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone )
Organizer: Robert S. Davis, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
  2:15 PM
Evaluation of Urban Hydrologic Prediction Accuracy for Real-time Forecasting Using Radar
Baxter E. Vieux, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. B. Bedient

Poster PDF (184.7 kB)
  2:45 PM
Validation of Range Correction Algorithm Using Real-time Radar Data From Sterling, VA
Feng Ding, RS Information Systems/Hydrology Laboratory, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Seo and D. H. Kitzmiller

  3:00 PM
High-resolution rainfall rate and DSD estimation from X-band polarimetric radar measurements
Marios Anagnostou, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and E. N. Anagnostou and W. F. Krajewski

  3:30 PM
8 Km, Half-hourly Precipitation Estimates from Passive Microwave and IR Satellite Data
John E. Janowiak, CPC/NCEP/NOAA, Camp Springs, MD; and R. J. Joyce, P. A. Arkin, and P. Xie

  3:45 PM
Uncertainty in fine-scale MPA precipitation estimates and implications for hydrometeorological analysis and forecasting
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, and E. J. Nelkin

  4:00 PM
Coffee Break with Formal Poster Viewing


Joint Session 2
Drought: Variability Monitoring, Impacts, and Prediction (Joint between the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations and the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; Room 6C)
Location: Room 6C
Sponsors: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )
Cochairs: David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC; Greg Johnson, USDA/NRCS, National Water and Climate Center

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Paleodrought reconstructions to planning
Connie A. Woodhouse, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Boulder, CO; and R. S. Webb

  1:45 PM
Ensemble Tree-Ring Reconstructions of Streamflow in the South Platte
Robert S. Webb, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO; and C. A. Woodhouse

  2:00 PM
ENSO and the changing landscape of drought
Bradfield Lyon, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY

  2:15 PM
Recent Advances in Drought Monitoring
Mark D. Svoboda, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. J. Hayes, D. A. Wilhite, and T. Tadesse

http://drought.unl.edu

  2:30 PM
  2:45 PM
Estimating the Economic Impacts of Drought
Michael J. Hayes, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. D. Svoboda, C. L. Knutson, and D. A. Wilhite

http://drought.unl.edu

 
J2.7
Predicting drought vulnerability in the Mediterranean

  3:15 PM
The recent 4-year drought: Global Warming or La Nina?
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo

  3:30 PM
Regional Drought Driven by Tropical Ocean Warming
Martin Hoerling, NOAA/CDC, Boulder, CO; and J. Hurrell

  3:45 PM
CMORPH: An 8KM, Half-Hourly Global Precipitation Monitoring Tool
John Janowiak, NOAA/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Joyce, P. Arkin, and P. Xie

  5:30 PM
The Drought of 2002 in Colorado (Formerly Poster JP3.6)
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. A. Pielke, Sr.

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

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


Poster Session 3
Posters of the Forecasting Symposium (Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean

Papers:
 
Testing the Outer Loop in NAVDAS-AR
Liang Xu, NRL, Monterey, CA; and T. Rosmond

 
Testing a Relocatable and Coupled Ocean Data Assimilation System in the AOSN Monterey Bay
Xiaodong Hong, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Doyle, R. M. Hodur, J. A. Cummings, and P. J. Martin

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


Joint Poster Session 1
Applications of Seasonal Predictions (Joint with 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations and 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsors: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )

Papers:
 
Value of climate forecasts with marginal to modest skill to real users
Robert E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and B. E. Mayes

 
Verification of specific station forecasts based on ENSO composites and CPC Nino 3.4 forecasts
Marina Timofeyeva, UCAR, Boulder, CO and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Staudenmaier Jr., D. Unger, E. Petrescu, A. Bair, W. Higgins, and H. K. Kim

 
Application of CPC Method to Downscale Seasonal Outlooks from Forecast Divisions to Station Locations
Marina Timofeyeva, UCAR, Boulder, CO and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and A. Bair and D. Unger

 
Weather derivatives as a vehicle to realise the skill of seasonal forecasts
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorlogy, Melbourne, Australia; and S. S. Dawkins

Poster PDF (252.2 kB)
 
Moving water from theory and farms—the Colorado water bank experiment
John D. Wiener, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
Wavelet Analysis on Variability, Teleconnectivity and Predictability of East Africa Rainfall
Davison Mwale, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and T. Y. Gan and S. Shen

Poster PDF (375.0 kB)
 
Forecasting drought in the Murray-Darling Basin at seasonal to interannual time scales
Gavin J. Bowden, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and A. P. Barros

 
Analysis of sub-seasonal rainfall characteristics from a nested modeling system for South America
Anji Seth, International Research Insititute for Climate Prediction, Palisades, NY; and M. Rojas


Poster Session 1
Assimilation and Field Experiments for Observing Systems
Location: Hall AB
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface

Papers:
 
Reduced horizontal sea surface temperature gradients under conditions of clear sky and weak winds
Kristina B. Katsaros, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and A. V. Soloviev

Poster PDF (70.6 kB)
 
Radiative transfer model development for operational global assimilation of passive microwave radiances in precipitating clouds
Thomas Greenwald, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. Bennartz, A. Heidinger, and C. O'Dell

Poster PDF (573.5 kB)
 
Implementation of Coupled Skin Temperature Analysis and Bias Correction in the NASA GMAO finite-volume Data Assimilation System (fvDAS)
Jon D. Radakovich, NASA/GSFC and SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. G. Bosilovich, J. D. Chern, A. Da Silva, R. Todling, J. Joiner, M. L. Wu, and P. Norris

Poster PDF (261.8 kB)
 
GOES Sub-Pixel Analysis Using AIRS-1.5 Remote Sensors
Norbert Driedger, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and J. Reid, G. Isaac, I. Gultepe, S. Cober, and F. Fabry

Poster PDF (167.3 kB)
 
Characterization and visualization of water vapor and aerosol fields over the Southern Great Plains during the IHOP field experiment
Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and E. V. Browell, S. Ismail, S. Kooi, V. G. Brackett, H. Revercomb, R. Knuteson, P. Antonelli, J. D. Thompson, M. Saavedra, and N. Misch

Poster PDF (152.5 kB)
 
AMSR Precipitation Validation Experiment (Wakasa 2003)
Masayuki Sasaki, National Space Development Agency of Japan, Tokyo, Japan

 
A statistical examination and case study of integrated precipitable water (IPW) in northern New England
Michael H. Nahmias, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and J. Zabransky Jr.

Poster PDF (214.5 kB)

Poster Session 1
Climate Products and Data Sets
Location: Hall AB
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Michael J. Janis, Southeast Regional Climate Center

Papers:
 
Modernization of pre-1948 hourly precipitation records for the contiguous United States
Richard L. Reinhardt, DRI, Reno, NV; and K. T. Redmond, J. A. Ashby, M. Chambers, M. J. Janis, G. Forthun, and M. B. Johnson

 
Developing Climate Station Histories for pre-20th Century U.S. Observing Sites
Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT; and T. R. Ross and S. R. Doty

http://

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
 
A climatology of extreme weather and climate events
Thomas F. Ross, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. N. Lott

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
Long Term Remote Sensing Data Sets for Applied Climatology
Linda A. Hunt, SAIC and NASA/Langley Atmospheric Sciences Data Center, Hampton, VA

http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov

Poster PDF (586.0 kB)
 
The Oklahoma Monthly Climate Summary: Pushing the Real-Time Envelope
Gary McManus, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and M. Shafer, D. Arndt, R. McPherson, and S. Blackburn

 
Development of climate indices for monitoring vectors of West Nile virus
Michael J. Janis, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Columbia, SC; and K. E. Kunkel, A. T. DeGaetano, L. C. Harrington, C. J. Westbrook, T. Lavin, and A. Nelson

Poster PDF (308.8 kB)
 
A Climatology of Hourly THI Values for Livestock Producers
John A. Harrington Jr., Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; and E. Bowles

Poster PDF (188.9 kB)

Joint Poster Session 1
FLASH FLOOD FORECASTING IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT POSTERS (JOINT WITH THE SYMP. ON PLANNING, NOWCASTING, AND FORECASTING IN THE URBAN ZONE and 18th Conf. on Hydrology; Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsors: (Joint between the 18th Conference on Hydrology; and the Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone )
Organizer: Robert S. Davis, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
 
Derivation of a flood potential product using GIS and hydrological modeling: an investigation of the San Antonio summer flood of 2002
Marla R. Knebl, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; and K. Hutchison and Z. L. Yang

 
Studying the diurnal cycle of convection using a TRMM-calibrated infrared rain algorithm
Andrew J. Negri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, G. J. Huffman, and M. Manyin

http://

 
A length-scale for the effects of sea-level variation on upstream
Thomas M. Hopson, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. J. Webster


Poster Session 1
General Poster Session (Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: The Fred Sanders Symposium

Papers:
 
Life stage of deep convection defined by the split window of GOES
Toshiro Inoue, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

 
P1.2
Mesoscale features in short-wave moist baroclinic cyclones

 
Micro-Scale Simulation of a Lake Michigan Land Breeze Front Through the Downsizing of a Regional Scale Simulation
Gijs De Boer, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI; and G. J. Tripoli and E. W. Eloranta

 
Real Time Nowcasting with the Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI)
Robin L. Tanamachi, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and W. Feltz

 
Watch By County: How Does It Improve the NWS Convective Watch Process?
Richard J Okulski, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. McCarthy, H. J. Keeney, and W. Zaleski

 
Role of diabatic potential vorticity during hurricane genesis
Leela Ramaswamy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and T. N. Krishnamurti

 
The impact of tropical remnants on extratropical cyclogenesis: case study of hurricanes Danielle and Earl (1998)
Ron McTaggart-Cowan, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and J. Gyakum and M. K. Yau

 
The Landfall of Typhoon Rusa in Southern Korea: Results of a Numerical Investigation
Eric Smith, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. J. Tripoli, B. J. Byung-Ju, C. W. Lee, A. Mehta, and A. Mugnai

 
The Relationship between Fronts, Frontal Zones and Airstream Boundaries
Robert A. Cohen, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA; and D. M. Schultz

 
Subtropical cyclogenesis over the central Pacific Ocean
Steven Businger, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and S. Caruso

 
Global to Local Forecasting using a Dynamically Adapting Grid System
David P. Bacon, SAIC, McLean, VA; and N. N. Ahmad, T. J. Dunn, M. S. Hall, A. Sarma, M. D. Turner, T. R. Wait, K. T. Waight III, and J. W. Zack

 
An ODE Approach To Modelling Effect Of Coriolis Force On Hurricane Trajectories
Bharat Khushalani, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 
Comparison of Potential Vorticity Diagnosis using Quasigeostrophic and Nonlinear Balance Systems
John W. Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and D. A. Gold

 
Ensemble synoptic analysis
Gregory J. Hakim, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 
Fine-scale radar observations of a dryline during the International H2O Project
Christopher C. Weiss, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. B. Bluestein

 
Formation of intense warm core vortices through tropopause – surface coupling
Gregory J. Tripoli, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

 
Global closed anticyclone climatology
Thomas J. Galarneau, Jr., University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and A. R. Aiyyer and L. Bosart

http://


Poster Session 1
Monday Posters
Location: Room 4AB
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction

Papers:
 
Simulation of the 27 May 1997 central Texas tornadic storms: Cell development and the role of the preexisting boundary
Adam L. Houston, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and M. S. Gilmore and R. B. Wilhelmson

 
Severe weather outbreak over Phoenix, Arizona, on 14 July 2002
G. Douglas Green, NOAA/NWSFO, Phoenix, AZ; and E. S. Pytlak

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
 
Role of Tropical Cyclone in Southern China on the Heavy Rainfall over Korea
Kye-Hwan Kim, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; and S. Y. Hong

Poster PDF (902.9 kB)
 
Preliminary results of a real time, time to space conversion for surface analysis
James Correia Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and R. Arritt

Poster PDF (266.1 kB)
 
Orographic effect on heavy rainfall in the east coast of the Korean Peninsula induced by a tropical cyclone
Seon K. Park, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea; and E. Lee, D. E. Chang, and L. Leslie

Poster PDF (695.8 kB)
 
Winter storm forecasting as a two-step process: the 26–27 November 2001 snowstorm
Martin A. Baxter, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO; and S. Ng, C. E. Graves, and J. T. Moore

Poster PDF (493.1 kB)
 
Numerical modelling of the 31 May 1998 severe bow echo
James Correia Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and R. Arritt

Poster PDF (183.2 kB)
 
Large scale regime transition and its relationship to significant cool season precipitation events in the Northeast
Heather M. Archambault, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart, D. Keyser, and R. Grumm

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Initial and Boundary Conditions for a Limited Area Ensemble Kalman Filter
Ryan D. Torn, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and G. J. Hakim and C. Snyder

 
 
Mesoscale variational assimilation of profiling radiometer data
Thomas Nehrkorn, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and C. Grassotti and R. Ware

Poster PDF (903.5 kB)
 
Assimilation of ground-based GPS PWV with 3DVAR system for a IHOP case
Y.-R. Guo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. Kusaka, D. M. Barker, Y. -. H. Kuo, and A. Crook

http://

Poster PDF (84.3 kB)
 
Using the COAMPSTM adjoint modeling system to forecast a tropical cyclone
Clark M. Amerault, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and X. Zou

Poster PDF (201.5 kB)
 
P1.18
Tools used in the analysis of tropical cyclone intensity and rainfall

 
The RUC 3dvar: Operational performance and recent improvements
Dezso Devenyi, NOAA/ERL/FSL and CIRES/University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin and S. S. Weygandt

Poster PDF (129.9 kB)
 
The planetary and synoptic scale interactions in southeast Pacific blocking using Potential Vorticity diagnostics
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and J. P. Burkhardt and E. K. Gilliland

Poster PDF (522.0 kB)
 
The Influence of Lake Michigan on a Wintertime Cold Front
Joseph G. Dreher, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and M. R. Hjelmfelt, W. J. Capehart, and D. A. R. Kristovich

Poster PDF (1007.4 kB)
 
The Impact of Assimilating GPS-PW data using WRF-3DVAR on a Simulation of a Squall Line Observed during IHOP
Hiroyuki Kusaka, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Abiko, Japan; and Y. R. Guo, A. Crook, D. M. Barker, and H. Hirakuchi

Poster PDF (417.6 kB)
 
 
The global 3DVAR system of Korea Meteorological Administration
Sang-Won Joo, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, South Korea; and H. C. Shin and W. J. Lee

Poster PDF (199.7 kB)
 
A Modification to the Bratseth Method of Successive Corrections for Complex Terrain
David T. Myrick, University of Utah, NOAA/CIRP, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. D. Horel and S. M. Lazarus

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
An evaluation of the precipitation distribution in landfalling tropical cyclones
Eyad H. Atallah, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart

Poster PDF (366.9 kB)
 
A reanalysis of Hurricane Hazel (1954)
Scott R. Weese, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and R. McTaggart-Cowan and J. R. Gyakum

 
A multi-scale analysis of the end of the millennium snowstorm
Thomas A. Wasula, NOAA/NWS, Albany, NY; and A. C. Wasula and L. F. Bosart

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
A different beast: An example of a major midlatitude cyclogenesis event over the Intermountain region of the Western United States
Jason C. Shafer, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh and G. L. West

 
A composite study of precipitation distribution in U.S. landfalling tropical cyclones
Alan F. Srock, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart and J. E. Molinari

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
A Comparison of Satellite and Sounding Derived Cloud Top Temperatures
Scott D. Landolt, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Bateman and B. C. Bernstein

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
A 4DVAR Analysis of the Febraury 7–8, 2002 Oregon Cyclone
Brian C. Ancell, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and C. Mass

 
Impact of mesoscale data, cloud analysis on the explicit prediction of an MCS during IHOP 2002
Daniel T. Dawson II, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Are there weather holes? An objective analysis
Matthew D. Parker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and J. C. Knievel

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Generation of improved land-surface data for high-resolution numerical weather prediction models
David Stensrud, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. Leslie, J. Merchant, A. Taylor, C. Godfrey, and R. Bonifaz

 
Flash flooding during a severe drought situation: a case study of the 2002 Ogallala, NE event
Mark R. Anderson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and C. M. Rowe, D. B. Radell, and J. R. McCormick

Poster PDF (209.0 kB)
 
Estimation of observation impact using the NAVDAS adjoint system
Rolf Langland, NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. Baker

 
Data Assimilation using Weather Research and Forecasting Model: An Effort to Improve Fine-Scale Modeling
R. Suseela Reddy, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and A. Schwartz, M. A. Askelsen, and L. Osborne

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
Convective Towers in Eyewalls of Tropical Cyclones Observed by the TRMM Precipitation Radar in 1998–2001
Owen A. Kelley, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Stout

Poster PDF (388.4 kB)
 
Cold season 500 hPa cutoff cyclone precipitation distribution and a case study
Anthony R. Fracasso, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart, D. Keyser, and M. Evans

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Coherent global intraseasonal oscillation deduced by CSEOF
Baek-Min Kim, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; and G. H. Lim and K. Y. Kim

 
Case studies of warm season cutoff cyclone precipitation distribution
Jessica S. Najuch, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart, D. Keyser, T. Wasula, and K. LaPenta

Poster PDF (613.2 kB)
 
Assimilation of surface cloud, visibility, and current weather observations in the RUC
Stanley G. Benjamin, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Brown, S. S. Weygandt, T. L. Smith, B. Schwartz, and W. R. Moninger

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
Use of TMI and SSM/I data in JMA Operational Meso-Analysis
Yoshiaki Sato, JMA, Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Takeuchi and T. Tauchi

Poster PDF (627.6 kB)

Poster Session 1
Sixth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry Poster Session (Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: Sixth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Air Quality in Megacities

Papers:
 
Regional-Scale Pollutant Transport and Photochemistry with Meteorological Processes
Kate J. Yang, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and W. Y. Sun and R. B. Jacko

 
Numerical Simulations of Ozone Level Scenarios for Mexico City
Renate Forkel, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; and G. Smiatek, F. Hernandez, R. Iniestra, B. Rappenglück, and R. Steinbrecher

Poster PDF (158.9 kB)
 
Local to Regional to Global Pollutant Transport with Adaptive Grids
Ananthakrishna Sarma, SAIC, McLean, VA; and D. P. Bacon, N. N. Ahmad, T. J. Dunn, M. S. Hall, M. D. Turner, and T. R. Wait

 
Hydroperoxyl Radical Detection by MCLA Chemiluminescense
Judith B. Weinstein-Lloyd, SUNY, Old Westbury, NY; and J. Zheng and S. R. Springston

Poster PDF (171.0 kB)
 
Estimation of nitrogen and sulfur dry deposition over the watershed of Lake Paldang in Korea
J. Y. Kim, Air Resources Research Center, Korea; and Y. S. Ghim, J. G. Won, S. C. Yoon, J. H. Woo, and K. T. Cho

Poster PDF (309.6 kB)
 
Altitude-dependent aerosol optical depths and number densities at El Teide, Canary Islands
Lizette Roldan, Howard University, Washington, DC; and V. R. Morris

Poster PDF (232.2 kB)
 
Aerosol, Gases, and Cloud Data Sets Available for Research in Urban, Regional, and Global Scale Environments
Kathleen L. Morris, NASA/ Langley Atmospheric Sciences Data Center, Hampton, VA

http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov

Poster PDF (83.1 kB)
 
Actinic flux and irradiance measurement at Storm Peak Laboratory, Colorado
Dongchul Kim, DRI, Reno, NV; and M. A. Wetzel and W. R. Stockwell

Poster PDF (62.1 kB)
 
A summary of the pollution events during NE-OPS DEP 2002
Dennis M. O'Donnell Jr., Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and R. D. Clark

Poster PDF (859.2 kB)
 
Analysis of the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) Modeling System During the Pacific Northwest 2001 (PNW2001) Field Campaign
Robert A. Elleman, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. S. Covert, C. F. Mass, J. Chen, and B. K. Lamb

 
Source Footprint Analysis for Regional Particulate and Visibility Impact
Jeremy Avise, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and Y. Xie, J. Chen, and B. Lamb

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
Effect of anthropogenic emissions and circulation patterns on visual range in Tucson, AZ
Wendy Marie Thomas, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and E. A. Betterton

 
Ambient VOC Measurements in Mexico City During the MCMA 2002 & 2003 Field Campaigns
Brian Lamb, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and E. Velasco, E. Allwine, H. Westberg, S. Herndon, B. Knighton, and E. Grimsrud

Poster PDF (769.9 kB)
 
Airborne air quality measurements in Tampa, Florida during BRACE (Bay Region Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment)
Winston T. Luke, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. R. Arnold, T. B. Watson, and R. L. Gunter

 

Poster Session 1
Urban Zone Posters (Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone

Papers:
 
P1.1
The Role of Weather Information for Homeland Security

 
The Challenges of Forecasting and Nowcasting During Joint Urban 2003
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Society and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. K. Hall Jr., R. G. Stewart, M. James, and R. Barnes

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
Statistical analysis of numerical model output used for forecasting during Joint Urban 2003
Peter K. Hall Jr., Oklahoma Climatological Society and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara

Poster PDF (488.7 kB)
 
Simulation of the urban heat island effects over the Greater Houston Area with the high resolution WRF/LSM/Urban coupled system
Hiroyuki Kusaka, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Abiko, Japan; and F. Chen, J. W. Bao, M. Tewari, and H. Hirakuchi

Poster PDF (380.4 kB)
 
NUMERICAL STUDY OF URBAN GROWTH EFFECTS ON SURFACE ATMOSPHERIC FIELDS OVER A COASTAL TROPICAL CITY
Pedro J. Mulero, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR; and A. Velazquez, J. E. González, and A. Winter

Poster PDF (370.2 kB)
 
GURME—The WMO GAW Urban Research Meteorology and Environment Project
Liisa Jalkanen, WMO/AREP, Geneva, Switzerland; and G. R. Carmichael

Poster PDF (118.0 kB)
 
Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Air Quality using Multi-scale Modeling with the MM5/SMOKE/CMAQ System
Jack Chen, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and J. Avise, J. Vaughan, B. Lamb, C. Mass, E. Salathe, A. Guenther, C. Wiedinmyer, S. O'Neill, S. Ferguson, N. Larkin, and D. McKenzie

Poster PDF (173.8 kB)
 
The Florida GLOBE Partnership Program
Paul H. Ruscher, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and W. R. Lusher

http://www.met.fsu.edu/REALM/

Poster PDF (95.1 kB)
 
Assimilation of GOES IR data for urban meteorological modeling: evaluation of the importance of subgrid inhomogeneity
Sang-Ok Han, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and A. Pour Biazar, R. McNider, J. Nielsen-Gammon, W. Lapenta, K. Doty, and S. L. Haines

 
AIRPACT Version 2: an air-quality forecast system for ozone, particulates and air-toxics for the Pacific Northwest
Joe Vaughan, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and J. Chen, J. Avise, B. Lamb, and H. Westberg

Poster PDF (275.3 kB)
 
Integrated Urban Dispersion Modeling Capability
Branko Kosovic, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and S. T. Chan, A. M. Wissink, and R. D. Hornung

Poster PDF (48.2 kB)
 
Improved Upwind Cavity Parameterizations for a Fast Response Urban Wind Model
N. L. Bagal, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. R. Pardyjak and M. J. Brown

Poster PDF (61.0 kB)
 
DTRA Urban Dispersion Modeling Capability
John C. Pace, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Alexandria, VA; and J. F. Bowers

 
Planning, Nowcasting and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Elliot Abrams, AccuWeather Inc, State College, PA; and K. Reeves


Joint Poster Session 2
Climate Trends (Joint with the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations and the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsors: (Joint between the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations; and the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology )
Chair: David Changnon, Northern Illinois University

Papers:
 
Temporal changes in dew point temperatures associated with short-duration heat waves in Chicago
David Changnon, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; and M. Sandstrom and C. Schaffer

 
Visibility trends for coastal regions
Allen H. Weber, Savannah River Technology Center, Aiken, SC; and R. L. Buckley

Poster PDF (728.1 kB)
 
Trends in Relative Humidity in Canada from 1953–2003
William A. Van Wijngaarden, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and L. A. Vincent

Poster PDF (117.5 kB)
 
Variations and trends in climate indices for Canada
Lucie A. Vincent, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and É. Mekis

Poster PDF (179.4 kB)
 
Changes of seasonality and phenological cycles in South Korea
Gwangyong Choi, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ; and W. T. Kwon and D. A. Robinson

Poster PDF (56.1 kB)
 
Climate analysis and prediction over the Arno river basin, Italy
Francesco Meneguzzo, Institute of Biometeorology /National Research Council, Firenze, Italy; and G. Menduni, G. Maracchi, M. Baldi, G. Brandani, A. Crisci, F. Marrese, M. Pasqui, and F. Piani

http://www.ibimet.cnr.it/clima

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)

Joint Poster Session 3
DROUGHT: VARIABILITY MONITORING, IMPACTS, AND PREDICTION (JOINT withTHE 15TH SYMPOSIUM ON GLOBAL CHANGE AND CLIMATE VARIATIONS AND THE 14TH CONFERENCE ON APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY; Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsors: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )
Chair: Phillip A. Pasteris, Global Water Resources

Papers:
 
Paleoclimatology: A New Tool in Drought Monitoring
C. Mark Eakin, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Boulder, CO; and C. A. Woodhouse, E. R. Cook, and R. Heim

 
Real-time Soil Moisture Information for Drought Monitoring and Assessment
Bradley G. Illston, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK OK; and J. B. Basara, C. Fiebrich, M. Wolfibarger, G. McManus, and D. Arndt

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
Linking Drought Vulnerable Soil Landscapes with Placement of Climate Stations for Monitoring Drought
Phillip Pasteris, USDA, Portland, OR; and S. Waltman, G. Schaefer, and R. Sinclair

 
Drought and the modernized cooperative observer network
Derek S. Arndt, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and M. A. Shafer and K. C. Crawford

Poster PDF (479.2 kB)
 
JP3.5
Comparison of different evaporation/transpiration schemes using field observations

 
Poster JP3.6 moved, now Paper J2.7A

 
A Climatology of drought for Arizona
Jenna C. McPhee, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. C. Comrie and G. G. Garfin

Poster PDF (112.2 kB)

Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

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


Sessions end for the day

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


4
Large-Scale Weather Systems (Room 617)
Location: Room 617
Sponsor: The Fred Sanders Symposium
Chair: Howard B. Bluestein, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  4:00 PM
4.1
Hemispheric Flow Regimes during El Nino and La Nina: An application of Sanders' "Spaghetti Diagrams"
John M Wallace, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  4:15 PM
4.2
Linking Climate and Weather
Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO

  4:45 PM
4.4
Real Fronts and Frontogenesis
Frederick Sanders, MIT, Marblehead, MA

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2004


2
Air Quality Modeling and Forecasting: Part 1 (Room 611)
Location: Room 611
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Cochairs: Sanford Sillman, University of Michigan; Laurence Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware

Papers:
  4:00 PM
2.1
Chemical Data Assimilation in Support of Air Quality Forecasting
Gregory R Carmichael, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and A. Sandu, D. Daescu, T. Chai, J. Seinfeld, P. Hess, and T. Anderson

  4:30 PM
2.2
Preliminary results of an ensemble air quality forecast system over the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia
Luca Delle Monache, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and R. B. Stull

  4:45 PM
2.3
On the comparison of nesting of lagrangian air-pollution model SMOG to numerical weather prediction model ETA and eulerian CTM CAMx to NWP model MM5: ozone episode simulation
Tomas Halenka, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; and K. Eben, J. Bednar, J. Brechler, P. Jurus, and I. Vyoralkova

  5:00 PM
2.4
Air Quality Nowcasting for the Issuance of Health Advisories in the Sacramento, California, Metropolitan Region
Alan Chan, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and T. S. Dye, C. P. MacDonald, C. B. Anderson, D. S. Miller, and J. L. Garlock

Poster PDF (381.3 kB)
  5:15 PM
2.5
LES STUDY ON TURBULENT ORGANIZED STRUCTURES WITHIN AND ABOVE URBAN CANOPY
Manabu Kanda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan


3
Atmospheric Observations: Part One (Room 6A)
Location: Room 6A
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
  4:30 PM
3.3
Testing the Radiosonde Replacement System (RRS) Radiosondes
James Fitzgibbon, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Bower

Poster PDF (256.6 kB)
  4:58 PM
3.5
Paper 3.5 moved to Session 4, now paper 4.6A

  4:59 PM
3.6
Paper 3.6 moved to Session 4, now paper 4.6B

  5:00 PM
3.7

Joint Session 3
Data Assimilation and observational network design: Part III (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 3AB)
Location: Room 3AB
Sponsors: (Joint between the 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; and the Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean )
Chair: Lars Peter Riishojgaard, Data Assimilation Office, NASA/GSFC, Code 910.3

Papers:
  4:00 PM
Hindcasts of the 2002 El Nino Event Made with a Coupled Model Initialized with a Multivariate Ensemble Kalman Filter
Christian L. Keppenne, SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. M. Rienecker and N. P. Kurkowski

  4:15 PM
Physical initialization for the Regional Spectral Model
Ana M. B. Nunes, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. Roads and M. Kanamitsu

Poster PDF (959.5 kB)
  4:30 PM
Experiments with an ensemble Kalman filter for convective-scale data assimilation
C. Snyder, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Skamarock and D. Dowell

  4:45 PM
Ensemble Kalman filter assimilation of Doppler radar data with a compressible nonhydrostatic model
Mingjing Tong, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue

Poster PDF (732.5 kB)
  5:00 PM
Ensemble-based data assimilation at a coastline
Altug Aksoy, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and F. Zhang, J. W. Nielsen-Gammon, C. Epifanio, and C. Snyder

Poster PDF (935.4 kB)
  5:15 PM
Amelioration of bias in the Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter
Craig H. Bishop, UCAR and NRL, Monterey, CA


7
Verification Studies: Part II (ROOM 619/620)
Location: Room 619/620
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Edward L. Bensman

Papers:
  4:00 PM
7.1
Forecasters' evaluation of the Integrated Turbulence Forecast Algorithm (ITFA), winter 2003
Matthew Kelsch, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and C. Fischer and J. L. Mahoney

  4:15 PM
7.2
Objective evaluation of NCEP/GFS precipitation forecast
Yuejian Zhu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

  4:30 PM
7.3
Verification of Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts over the Southwest United States during Winter 2002–2003 by the RSM Ensemble System
Huiling Yuan, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and S. L. Mullen, X. Gao, S. Sorooshian, J. Du, and H. M. H. Juang

  5:00 PM
7.6
A validation of the NCEP SREF
Andrew J. Hamm, Northland College, Ashland, WI; and K. L. Elmore


8
Case Studies: Part II (ROOM 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Jonathan E. Martin, University of Wisconsin

Papers:
  4:00 PM
8.1
A forecast strategy for anticipating cold season mesoscale band formation within developing extratropical cyclones
David R. Novak, NOAA/NWS/HPC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. S. Waldstreicher, L. F. Bosart, and D. Keyser

  4:15 PM
8.2
Analysis of the Texas Norther: Case Study
Frank P. Colby Jr., University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA

  4:30 PM
8.3
The role of antecedent precipitation in the development of the 24–25 January 2000 U.S. east coast snowstorm
Michael J. Brennan, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and G. M. Lackmann

Poster PDF (535.6 kB)
  4:45 PM
8.4
Assessing the impact of meteorological conditions upon tornado evolution during 4 May 2003 tornado outbreak
Michael P. Seaman, NOAA/NWS, Pleasant Hill, MO; and G. Koch, M. Stoflet, and S. M. Fortin

  5:00 PM
8.5
Diagnosis and Prediction of the 3–4 June 2002 Iowa-Illinois Flood
James T. Moore, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO; and R. A. Wolf, B. L. Mickelson, J. A. Zogg, and C. E. Graves

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  5:15 PM
8.6
March 12–13th, "Bora" Windstorm across much of South-Central Alaska
Carven A. Scott, NOAA/NWSFO, Anchorage, AK; and S. E. Baines and J. P. Papineau

http://

Poster PDF (985.8 kB)

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


Sessions end for the day

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-8:30 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Keynote Speaker
Introductory Remarks (Room 602/603/604)
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Moderator: Gerard D. Wittman, Raytheon Company

8:30 AM-8:40 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Conference Introduction: Ronald McPherson, AMS, Boston, MA; and George Frederick, Program Chairperson and Vaisala, Inc., Louisville, CO)

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-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


2
Climate Studies, and Applications in Agriculture and Air Quality (Room 619/620)
Location: Room 619/620
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
Climate Change and Global Wine Quality
Gregory V. Jones, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; and M. White and O. Cooper

  8:45 AM
2.2
The Ventilation Climate Information System (VCIS)
Sue A. Ferguson, USDA /Forest Service and Pacific Northwest Research Station, Seattle, WA; and S. J. McKay, T. Piepho, M. Rorig, C. Anderson, L. Kellogg, and D. Nagel

  9:00 AM
2.3
Freezing rain events in the United States
Tamara G. Houston, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. A. Changnon

  9:15 AM
2.4
Relationship between normalized corn yields and monthly rainfall for the midwestern United States
Nancy E. Westcott, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and S. E. Hollinger and K. E. Kunkel

  9:30 AM
2.5
The impact of climate variability and change on soybean yield in Argentina
Olga C. Penalba, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and M. L. Bettolli and W. Vargas


3
Air Quality Modeling and Forecasting: Part 2 (Room 611)
Location: Room 611
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Cochairs: Timothy S. Dye, Sonoma Technology, Inc.; Gregory R. Carmichael, Univ. of Iowa

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
Some issues related to the simulation of contaminant distribution in complex-terrain areas
Sang-Mi Lee, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and S. Grossman-Clarke and H. J. S. Fernando

Poster PDF (210.6 kB)
  8:45 AM
3.2
A physically-based statistical approach to predicting high ozone days in a coastal megacity
James Tobin, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. Nielsen-Gammon

  9:00 AM
3.3
CFD Modeling for Urban Air Quality Studies
R. L. Lee, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and L. J. Lucas, T. D. Humphreys, and S. T. Chan

  9:15 AM
3.4
Meteorological conditions associated with the rapid transport of Canadian wildfire products into the Northeast during 5–8 July 2002
John R. Scala, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and C. Hain, W. M. MacKenzie Jr., and S. Bachmeier

  9:30 AM
3.5
The Importance of Including Anthropogenic Heating in Mesoscale Modeling of the Urban Heat Island
David J. Sailor, Portland State University, Portland, OR; and H. Fan

Poster PDF (246.0 kB)

Joint Session 4
Model Parameterization: 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)
Location: Room 6A
Sponsors: (Joint between the 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; and the Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean )
Organizer: Carolyn A. Reynolds, NRL
Chair: Carolyn A. Reynolds, NRL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Stochastic model parameterizations: Motivation, Implementation, and Impact
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO

  8:45 AM
Modifications of two convective schemes used in the NCEP Eta Model
Brad S. Ferrier, SAIC, Beltsville and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD

  9:15 AM
Grid-size Dependence of Cumulus Parameterization
Steven K. Krueger, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Y. Luo

Poster PDF (350.7 kB)
  9:30 AM
The applicability of a nonlocal turbulence parameterization at cloud resolving scales
Amanda S. Adams, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. J. Tripoli


Joint Session 5
Data Assimilation and observational network design: Part IV (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 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsors: (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 )
Organizer: Gary M. Lackmann, North Carolina State University
Chair: Gary M. Lackmann, North Carolina State University

Papers:
  9:15 AM
4D Ensemble Kalman filtering for assimilation of asynchronous observations
T. D. Sauer, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and B. R. Hunt, J. A. Yorke, A. V. Zimin, E. Ott, E. J. Kostelich, I. Szunyogh, G. Gyarmati, E. Kalnay, and D. J. Patil

  9:30 AM
The Chemical Data Assimilation Algorithm in the MCNC/BAMS Real-Time Ozone Forecast System
Carlie J. Coats, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. N. McHenry, D. Olerud, and R. E. Imhoff

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


1
Space Weather Agencies—Research to Operations (Room 617)
Location: Room 617
Sponsor: Symposium on Space Weather
Cochairs: Genene M. Fisher, AMS; Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
  9:15 AM
1.3
Space Weather Activities in NASA's Office of Space Science
Richard R. Fisher, NASA/Sun-Earth Connection Division, Washington, DC

  10:15 AM
1.7
Solar Cycle 23: In Perspective
William J. Murtagh, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction, Boulder, CO

  10:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

8:30 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Joint Session 3
Land-Atmosphere Interactions (Joint with the 15th Symp. on Global Change and Climate Variations and 18th Conf on Hydrology; Room 609/610)
Location: Room 609/610
Sponsors: (Joint between the 18th Conference on Hydrology; and the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )
Organizers: Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC; Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California

Papers:
  8:30 AM
  8:45 AM
Alternative approaches to land initialization for seasonal precipitation and temperature forecasts
Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. Suarez, P. Liu, and U. Jambor

  9:00 AM
Impact of land-surface initial conditions spin-up on warm season predictability by the NCEP GFS coupled with the Noah LSM
Cheng-Hsuan Lu, RSIS Inc. McLean, VA and EMC and NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and K. Mitchell

  9:15 AM
Role of land surface processes in monsoon development—EAST ASIA AND WEST AFRICA
Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and H. -. M. Juang, W. -. P. Li, S. Prince, R. DeFries, and Y. Jiao

  9:45 AM
A soil moisture initialization method, based on antecedent precipitation approach, for Regional Atmospheric Modeling System: a sensitivity study on precipitation and temperature
Massimiliano Pasqui, Institute of Biometeorology - National Research Council (IBIMET-CNR), Florence, Italy; and C. J. Tremback, F. Meneguzzo, G. Giuliani, and B. Gozzini

http://www.lamma.rete.toscana.it

Poster PDF (809.9 kB)
  10:00 AM
The Mesoscale Impact of Oklahoma's Winter Wheat Belt
Renee A. McPherson, OCS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Stensrud and K. C. Crawford

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
  10:15 AM
Contrasting land surface processes over basins of the Americas using Eta model forecasts
Ernesto Hugo Berbery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Luo, K. Mitchell, and A. K. Betts

  10:30 AM
Why are the lower level cumulus clouds often better organized on the east bank of the Tapajos River? -- a mechanistic study
Lixin Lu, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Denning, M. Silva Dias, and P. Silva Dias

  11:00 AM
Coffee Break with Formal Poster Viewing

8:30 AM-12:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


3
Education and Training for Government and Military Meteorologists (Room 615/616)
Location: Room 615/616
Sponsor: 13th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: David Smith, USNA; Timothy C. Spangler, UCAR

Papers:
  9:00 AM
3.2
VISIT -- providing teletraining for operational forecasters
Daniel T. Lindsey, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. Bikos, A. Mostek, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, J. F. Weaver, B. N. Grant, and J. LaDue

http://www.cira.colostate.edu/ramm/visit/visithome.asp

Poster PDF (765.8 kB)
  9:15 AM
3.3
U.S. Navy Weather Training: Let the Revolution Begin
Robert E. Kiser, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Professional Development Center, Gulfport, MS; and S. B. Wilson

  9:30 AM
3.5
The COMET Program and the U.S. DoD: A Model Partnership in Meteorology Education
Wendy Schreiber-Abshire, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and A. J. Bol, D. Wesley, M. Sigafoose, W. Nuss, E. C. W. Willingham, and C. B. Miles Jr.

 
3.7
Inverting the Forecast Funnel

  10:15 AM
3.8
Air Force Weather Training “Responsive, Timely and Targeted”
Michael D. Bramhall, Lt Col, USAF, Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt AFB, NE

  10:45 AM
Formal Poster viewing with Coffee Break

  12:30 PM
Lunch Break

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

8:30 AM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


2
Forecast Evaluation (Room 3A)
Location: Room 3A
Sponsor: 17th Conference on Probablity and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences
Cochairs: Robert E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS; Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA/CIRES/CDC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
Verifying probabilistic forecasts: calibration and sharpness
Tilmann Gneiting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. E. Raftery, F. Balabdaoui, and A. Westveld

  9:00 AM
2.2
Assessing the Skill of Yes/No Forecasts for Markov Observations
William M. Briggs, Weill Cornell Medical School, New York, NY; and D. Ruppert

http://wmbriggs.com/public/weathermarkov.pdf

Poster PDF (219.6 kB)
  9:30 AM
2.4
Selecting METARs to verify Ceiling and Visibility Forecasts
Tressa L. Fowler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. T. Braid and A. Holmes

Poster PDF (405.0 kB)
  9:45 AM
2.5
Improving forecast verification through network design
Eric Gilleland, NCAR, Boulder, CO

http://www.rap.ucar.edu/staff/ericg

Poster PDF (262.2 kB)
  10:00 AM
2.6
Defining observation fields for verification of spatial forecasts of convection
Jennifer Luppens Mahoney, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. E. Hart and B. G. Brown

Poster PDF (228.9 kB)
  10:15 AM
2.7
A Prototype Verification System for Examining NDFD Forecasts
Valery J. Dagostaro, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and W. A. Shaffer, M. J. Schenk, J. L. Gorline, and A. A. Taylor

Poster PDF (375.3 kB)
  10:45 AM
2.8
Spatial verification using the relative operating characteristic curve
Laurence J. Wilson, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and W. R. Burrows

Poster PDF (243.1 kB)
  11:00 AM
2.9
Examining the sensitivity of various performance measures
Michael E. Baldwin, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL and NOAA/SPC, Norman, OK; and J. S. Kain

Poster PDF (235.0 kB)
  11:15 AM
The Critical Success Index and warning strategy
Harry Gerapetritis, NOAA/NWS, Greer, SC; and J. M. Pelissier

Poster PDF (216.3 kB)
  11:30 AM
Geospatial Uncertainty Analysis and Gridded Forecast Verification
Michael E. Splitt, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and K. Cook and E. Petrescu

Poster PDF (554.3 kB)
  11:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  1:00 PM
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


4
Atmospheric Observations: Part Two (Room 618)
Location: Room 618
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
A Study on the USCRN Air Temperature Performance
Kenneth G. Hubbard, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and X. Lin and C. B. Baker

  8:45 AM
4.2
Comparison of ASOS Dew Point Temperatures: HO-1088 and DTS1
X. Lin, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and K. G. Hubbard

  9:15 AM
4.4
New directions in the Pan American Climate Studies Sounding Network for Latin America
Michael W. Douglas, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. M. Galvez, J. F. Mejia, and J. Murillo

http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/projects/pacs/PACS-AMS04/

  9:30 AM
4.5
NPOESS and GOES-R—Building a “System of Systems”
Philip E. Ardanuy, Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services, Lanham, MD; and W. R. Bergen, G. E. Gray, T. Hickey, H. -. L. Huang, S. Marley, J. J. Puschell, and C. Schueler

  10:00 AM
4.8
Global, Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis at Fine Time Scales using TRMM plus other Satellites: Application to Flood Monitoring
Robert Adler, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Huffman, G. Gu, D. Bolvin, E. Nelkin, H. Pierce, and J. Halverson

  10:15 AM
4.9
Pressure Measurements Within a Large Tornado
Tim M. Samaras, National Technical Systems; and J. J. Lee

  10:30 AM
  10:45 AM
New laser ceilometer using enhanced single lens optics
Pekka Ravila, Vaisala Oyj, Helsinki, Finland; and J. Räsänen

  11:00 AM
State-of-the-art Radiosonde Telemetry
Jussi Åkerberg, Vaisala Oyj, Helsinki, Finland

  11:15 AM
New Vaisala Radiosonde RS92: Testing and Results from the Field
Jon Währn, Vaisala Oyj, Helsinki, Finland; and I. Rekikoski, H. Jauhiainen, and J. Hirvensalo

 
4.14
Agent-based alerting for forecasters

  1:00 PM
  11:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee

  1:15 PM
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-3:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


4
Climate Models: Evaluation and Projections, Part I (Room 608)
Location: Room 608
Sponsor: 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Chair: Gerald L. Potter, LLNL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
An appraisal of the state of the art of coupled ocean-atmosphere GCMs
Curt Covey, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and K. M. AchuaRao, M. Fiorino, P. J. Gleckler, T. J. Phillips, K. R. Sperber, and K. E. Taylor

  8:45 AM
4.2
Climate feedbacks in the GFDL AM2 model
Anthony J. Broccoli, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

  9:00 AM
4.3
Changes of Precipitation Characteristics by Global Warming Simulated by the MRI CGCM
Akio Kitoh, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and M. Hosaka, Y. Adachi, and Y. Murata

 
4.4
The contribution of anthropogenic and natural forcings to recent trends in the Southern Hemisphere

  9:45 AM
4.6
Assessment of changes in winter extratropical cyclones with increasing CO2
Eun-Pa Lim, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; and I. Simmonds

http://

 
4.7
SST perturbation experiments in the CSU general circulation model: Impact on simulated cloud types

  10:15 AM
4.8
An evaluation of two GCMs: North American teleconnections and synoptic phenomena
J. T. Schoof, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; and S. C. Pryor

  10:30 AM
4.9
Comparison of regional climate scenarios for the Carpathian Basin generated by statistical and dynamical methods
Judit Bartholy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongracz, I. Matyasovszky, and V. Schlanger

  10:45 AM
The Madden-Julian Oscillation in GCMs
Kenneth R. Sperber, LLNL/PCMDI, Livermore, CA; and J. M. Slingo, P. M. Inness, S. Gualdi, W. Li, P. J. Gleckler, and C. Doutriaux

 
4.11
The Varying Importance of Air-Sea Interactions to MJO in the Indo-Pacific Ocean

  11:15 AM
A mechanism of the MJO based on interactions in the frequency domain
T.N. Krishnamurti, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and D. R. Chakraborty, N. Cubukcu, L. Stefanova, and T. S. V. Vijaya Kumar

  11:30 AM
 
4.15
Identifying significant changes in European temperature extremes using Regional Climate Models

  12:15 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  1:30 PM
INTERDECADAL VARIATIONS IN AGCM SIMULATION SKILLS (Formerly paper P1.30)
Alice M. Grimm, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil; and A. Sahai

  1:45 PM
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Joint Session 2
Air Quality in Megacities (Joint with the Symp on Planning, Nowcasting and Forecasting in the Urban Zone and Sixth Conf on Atmospheric Chemistry; Room 612)
Location: Room 612
Sponsors: (Joint between the Sixth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Air Quality in Megacities; and the Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone )
Chairs: V. R. Kotamarthi, ANL; John McHenry, MCNC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Impacts of Asian Megacity Emissions on Regional Air Quality During Spring 2001
Sarath Guttikunda, World Bank, Washington, DC; and G. R. Carmichael, Y. Tang, N. Thongboonchoo, J. H. Woo, and L. Pan

  8:45 AM
An Urban Photochemistry Study in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile
Bernhard Rappenglück, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; and R. Schmitz, M. Bauerfeind, F. Cereceda-Balic, D. von Baer, Y. Silva, M. A. Rubio, E. Lissi, and P. Oyola

Poster PDF (403.7 kB)
  9:00 AM
Megacities as Sources of Black Carbon
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL, Argonne, IL; and N. A. Marley

Poster PDF (296.0 kB)
  9:15 AM
Aerosol Properties and direct radiative forcing in Beijing in spring of 2001
Xiang-Ao Xia, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and P. C. Wang and H. B. Chen

Poster PDF (154.5 kB)
  9:30 AM
Measurements of Ammonia in Mexico City using Near-IR TDLAS Open Path System
Nancy A. Marley, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. S. Gaffney

Poster PDF (165.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
Use of a mobile laboratory to characterize in-use vehicle and other emission sources in Mexico City Metropolitan Area
J. T. Jayne, Aerodyne Research, Inc., Billrica, MA; and S. Herndon, T. Onasch, P. Mortimer, M. Canagaratna, C. E. Kolb, D. Worsnop, T. Rogers, B. Knighton, E. Dunlea, L. Marr, L. T. Molina, and M. Molina

  10:00 AM
Mixing height variations in a coastal megacity inferred from lidar, profiler, sonde, microwave temperature profiler, and aircraft
Christina Smith, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. Senff, J. Nielsen-Gammon, A. White, W. Angevine, C. Berkowitz, M. Mahoney, S. O. Han, and C. Doran

  10:30 AM
Photochemical Production Rates in Western Houston
Carl M. Berkowitz, PNNL, Richland, WA; and C. W. Spicer and P. V. Doskey

Poster PDF (29.3 kB)
  10:45 AM
National Air Quality Forecasting Capability: First Steps toward Implementation
Paula M. Davidson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and N. Seaman, K. Schere, R. A. Wayland, J. L. Hayes, and K. F. Carey

Poster PDF (130.6 kB)
  11:00 AM
Implementing the SMOKE Emissions Processing System with WRF-Chem: Progress and Early Results
John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC; and C. Coats, K. Schere, G. Grell, and R. Imhoff

  11:15 AM
Real-time Prediction of US Northeast Corridor Ozone: Results for 2001–2002 as a Benchmark for Future Forecasts Systems
John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. McKeen, W. F. Ryan, N. Seaman, J. Pudykiewicz, G. A. Grell, A. Stein, C. Coats, and J. Vukovich

  11:30 AM
Evaluation of the National Air Quality Forecast System (NAQFS): Summary of the Air Quality Forecasters Focus Group Workshop
William F. Ryan, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and P. Davidson, P. Stokols, and K. Carey

  11:45 AM
From raw air quality data to the nightly news: an overview of how EPA’s AIRNow program operates
Timothy S. Dye, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and A. C. Chan, C. B. Anderson, D. E. Strohm, R. A. Wayland, and J. E. White

  12:00 PM
Comparisons between observations made during NEAQS and air quality forecasts from MM5 and WRF chemistry models
Steven E. Peckham, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and G. A. Grell, S. A. McKeen, and R. Schmitz

  12:15 PM
Development and Evaluation of the NOAA/EPA Prototype Air Quality Model Prediction System
Jeff McQueen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Lee, M. Tsidulko, G. DiMego, T. Otte, J. Pleim, J. Young, G. Pouliot, B. K. Eder, D. Kang, K. Schere, J. Gorline, M. Schenk, P. Dallavalle, W. Shaffer, P. Davidson, and N. Seaman

  12:30 PM
Future of AIRNow and the Air Quality Index: beyond ozone mapping and forecasting
Richard A. Wayland, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. E. White, T. S. Dye, C. B. Anderson, A. C. Chan, and D. E. B. Strohm

  12:45 PM
Air quality modeling at coarse-to-fine scales in urban areas
Jason Ching, NOAA/ARL and U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. Dupont, J. A. Herwehe, T. Otte, A. Lacser, D. W. Byun, and R. Tang

  1:00 PM
The Air Quality four-Panel Chart
William F. Ryan, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and G. M. Bridgers, D. D. Salkovitz, and C. A. Piety

  1:15 PM
Urban and regional air quality modelling in the Pacific Northwest
Xin Qiu, RWDI West Inc., Guelph, ON, Canada; and M. Lepage, J. W. Boulton, M. Gauthier, and C. Di Cenzo

  1:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  2:45 PM
Lunch Break

  4:15 PM
Coffee Break

8:30 AM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Joint Session 12
Subseasonal forecasting (Joint with 15th Symp. on Global Change and Climate Variations and the Symp on Forecasting the Weathe and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean; Room 6C)
Location: Room 6C
Sponsors: (Joint between the Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean; and the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )
Organizer: Siegfried Schubert, NASA Data Assimilation Office

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Progress and Challenges in Subseasonal Prediction
Siegfried Schubert, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

  10:00 AM
Analysis of recent atmospheric climate anomalies using the NSIPP-1 AGCM
Philip J Pegion, NASA-GSFC SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. D. Schubert, M. Suarez, and Y. Chang

 
J12.8
Ensemble perturbations for coupled ocean-atmosphere seasonal forecasting

  10:30 AM
Subseasonal to interannual prediction sensitivities in the GFDL/FMS GCM
W. Stern, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and A. Rosati, R. Gudgel, M. Harrison, and A. Wittenberg

  10:45 AM
The physical perturbation implementation of NCEP RSM for regional climate downscaling
Hann-Ming Henry Juang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Washington, DC; and Y. Song and K. Mo

  11:00 AM
A study of subseasonal predictability
Matthew Newman, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO; and P. Sardeshmukh

  11:15 AM
The lifespan of subseasonal locally coupled anomalies
Malaquias Pena, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and M. Cai and E. Kalnay

  11:45 AM
Lingering Memory and Subseasonal to Seasonal Climate Prediction
Ming Cai, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and H. Van den Dool and S. Saha

  12:00 PM
Long-range forecasting by EEOF extrapolation by linear and non-linear methods
Constantin Mares, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania; and I. Mares

Poster PDF (289.5 kB)
  12:15 PM
  12:30 PM
  12:45 PM
Impacts of Rainfall Assimilation on Madden-Julian Oscillation and Large Scale Dynamics
Song Yang, JCET/University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and L. Tao, A. Hou, and W. Olson

  1:00 PM
Forecasts of tropical rainfall with the Constracted Analog method
Peitao Peng, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and H. Van den Dool

  1:15 PM
Combined dynamical and statistical forecasting of the Arctic Oscillation
Warwick Norton, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and M. Baldwin and J. Whitaker

  1:30 PM
Stratospheric memory and skill of subseasonal forecasts
Mark P. Baldwin, Northwest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA; and D. Stephenson, D. W. J. Thompson, T. J. Dunkerton, A. J. Charlton, and A. O'Neill

  1:45 PM
A Diagnostic study of the changes in Atmospheric Moisture over the Indian Ocean prior to Monsoon Onset over Kerala
K.P. Sooraj, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, IA, India; and C. K. Rajan, B. Simon, and P. C. Joshi

  2:15 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  3:30 PM
Lunch Break

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break In Exhibit Hall

8:40 AM-10:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


1
Water Resource Management/Hydropower
Location: Room 401
Sponsor: Second Annual User's Conference

Papers:
  8:40 AM
1.1
Forecasting for the Bonneville Power Administration
Nancy Stephan, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR

  9:10 AM
1.2
The Need for Accurate Forecasting of Irrigation Water Supply
Thomas Myrum, Washington State Water Resources Association, Olympia, WA

  9:25 AM
1.3
  9:40 AM
1.4
Operational Applications Based on the Landsat Thermal Band
Anthony Morse, Idaho Department of Water Resource, Boise, ID; and W. Kramber, R. Allen, and M. Tasumi

http://

  10:10 AM
Session Introduction: Jean Vieux, Vieux & Associates, Inc., Norman, OK

  10:15 AM
Coffee Break

8:45 AM-8:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Keynote Speaker
Welcoming Remarks
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Speaker: Elbert W. (Joe) Friday, American Meteorological Society

9:00 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


1
NPOESS Program Overview and System Architecture (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Lecturer: John D. Cunningham, NOAA/NPOESS Integrated Program Office

Papers:

1
Session 1
Sponsor: Annual Weather Review

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Fire Weather
Larry Van Bussum, NOAA/NWS, Boise, ID; and R. Ochoa

9:45 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Poster Session 1
NPOESS USERPORT: A Path to Operational Use of NPOESS Data (Electronic Poster; Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Lecturers: Timothy C. Spangler, UCAR/COMET; Tom F. Lee, NRL; Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL; Robert Arnone, NRL; Patrick Dills, UCAR/COMET; Sherwood Wang, UCAR/COMET

Papers:
 
NPOESS UserPort: A Path to Operational Use of NPOESS Data
Thomas F. Lee, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. Wang and R. Arnone


Poster Session 1
Subseasonal forecasting (Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean

Papers:
 
A Stochastic Perspective on Atmospheric Regime Behavior
Philip Sura, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and M. Newman, C. Penland, and P. Sardeshmukh

 
P1.2
An investigation of the improvement of MJO simulations in SNU GCM

 
The role of GPS total column water vapor in forecasting and analyzing areas of severe convection
Cathryn L. Meyer, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. H. Vonder Haar

 
Flow Regimes Reconstruction in a nonlinear Statistical model
D. Kondrashov, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and S. V. Kravtsov and M. Ghil


Joint Poster Session 4
Land-Atmosphere Interactions Posters (Joint with the 15th Symp. on Global Change and Climate Variations and 18th Conf. on Hydrology; Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsors: (Joint between the 18th Conference on Hydrology; and the 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )
Chairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
 
The Impact of Soil Moisture Initialization on Seasonal Precipitation Forecasts in the West African Sahel: Preliminary testing of the HU-RSMCVS model
Andrea M. Sealy, Howard University, Washington, DC; and E. Joseph, C. H. Lu, and H. M. H. Juang

Poster PDF (253.6 kB)
 
The relationship between soil moisture and climate at seasonal to interannual scales
Jiarui Dong, GEST/University of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and W. Ni, P. Houser, and R. Koster

 
Regional scale energy and water flux climatologies as derived from remote sensing inputs and a land-exchange model
John R. Mecikalski, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, and J. M. Norman

Poster PDF (360.0 kB)
 
Local moisture cycling in the Nebraska Sand Hills -- the key to dune stabilization?
Clinton M. Rowe, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. R. Anderson, D. B. Radell, and D. B. Loope

 
Investigation of South American land/atmopshere interactions using the regional Eta/SSiB model
Fernando H. De Sales, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and Y. Xue

Poster PDF (546.0 kB)
 
Isolating microscale phenomena from mesoscale observations
Matthew J. Haugland, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (159.8 kB)
 
A study of the physical influences on the location and strength of the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) over land.
Dan C. Collins, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and V. Toma and P. J. Webster

 
Relationship between antecedent land surface conditions and precipitation in the North American Monsoon region
Chunmei Zhu, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier and T. Cavazos

 
The Role of Prairie Wetland Extent on the Pre-storm Environment of the Northern Great Plains
W. J. Capehart, South Dakota School of Mines, Rapid City, SD; and M. R. Hjelmfelt, R. D. Farley, K. W. Harding, D. P. Todey, and J. L. Elsen

Poster PDF (770.5 kB)
 
ENSO effects on reference evapotranspiration (ETo) at the Maipo river basin, Chile
Francisco J. Meza, Facultad de Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., Santiago, RM, Chile

Poster PDF (163.4 kB)
 
Representativeness of Soil Moisture Conditions in Central Oklahoma During the Enhanced Drying Phase
Bradley G. Illston, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK OK; and J. C. Caldwell and S. G. Bodnar

Poster PDF (103.7 kB)
 
Testing of several recent modifications to ARPS land surface model
Ming Xue, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. Ren

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
The Regional Evapotranspiration of the Amazon
David Werth, Duke University, Durham, NC; and R. Avissar

Poster PDF (129.0 kB)
 
COMPASS: Coupled models package of surface schemes
Mariza Costa-Cabral, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. E. Richey, D. P. Lettenmaier, M. Logsdon, S. S. Rodda, E. Mayorga, and A. K. Aufdenkampe

 
Global warming effects on Great Lakes water: More precipitation but less water?
Brent M. Lofgren, Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab, Ann Arbor, MI

Poster PDF (116.5 kB)
 
Convective Planetary Boundary Layer Evolution And Land Surface Energy Balance
Joseph A. Santanello Jr., Boston University, Boston, MA; and M. A. Friedl

Poster PDF (336.6 kB)
 
Impact of GCM climate biases on the simulation of soil moisture memory
Sarith Mahanama, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. D. Koster

 
Paper JP4.24 moved, new paper number 2.7a

 
Snowpack advances in the Noah land-surface model
Michael Ek, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Suitland, MD; and K. Mitchell, D. Lohmann, and H. Wei

 
A west-wide seasonal to interannual hydrologic forecast system
Andrew W. Wood, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. F. Hamlet, S. Babu, and D. P. Lettenmaier

 
Global energy and water balance simulation with bucket model for GSWP2
Naota Hanasaki, The university of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Kanae and T. Oki

Poster PDF (139.1 kB)
 
Impact of GCM climate biases on the simulation of soil moisture
Sarith Mahanama, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. D. Koster

 
A tendency towards lower frequency climatic variations in the southwestern U.S. during the past 100 years
John A. Dracup, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and H. G. Hidalgo

 
Land surface temperature estimation for hydrological assimilation
Andrew N French, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Houser, A. Pinheiro, and J. Meng

 
Relationship Between Atmospheric Circulation and Snowpack in the western United States
Jiming Jin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and N. L. Miller, S. Sorooshian, and X. Gao

 
Roughness lengths over snow
Edgar L. Andreas, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH; and R. E. Jordan, P. S. Guest, P. O. G. Persson, A. A. Grachev, and C. W. Fairall

Poster PDF (291.1 kB)
 
Land-surface issues in the NCEP Regional Reanalysis
Michael Ek, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Suitland, MD; and K. Mitchell, P. Shafran, and D. Jovic

 
Using GSWP 2 in a Global Water Cycle Synthesis and Analysis (Formerly paper 1.8)
C. Adam Schlosser, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser, J. K. Entin, and D. R. Belvedere

 
Land Memory in GSWP 2 and AMIP 2 Simulations (Formerly paper 1.9)
Adam Schlosser, UMBC/GEST, Baltimore, MD; and R. Koster and P. A. Dirmeyer


Formal Viewing with Coffee Break

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Poster Session 1
Climate Modeling and Observed Climate Change (Hall 4AB)
Location: Hall 4AB
Sponsor: 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations

Papers:
 
NCEP North American Regional Reanalysis
Fedor Mesinger, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC and UCAR, Camp Springs, MD; and G. Dimego, E. Kalnay, P. Shafran, W. Ebisuzaki, D. Jovic, J. Woolen, K. Mitchell, E. Rogers, M. Ek, Y. Fan, R. Grumbine, W. Higgins, H. Li, Y. Lin, G. Mankin, D. Parish, and W. Shi

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
P1.2
Diagnosis of Climate Model Physical Parameterizations using NWP protocols – Dependence on Initial Analyses

 
Comparison of Global Temperature Trend Between CARDS, NCEP-NCAR and ECMWF Reanalyses Data
Paula A. Agudelo, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and J. A. Curry

 
The diurnal cycle of temperature in the free atmosphere estimated from radiosondes
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Free

 
The variability of surface cloud radiative forcing over the US
Haig Iskenderian, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Reading, MA

 
Three distinct goals for research with climate models
S. Fred Singer, Science & Environmental Policy Project, Arlington, VA

 
Seasonal prediction of the regional Eta model in North American climate study
Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and R. Vasic and Z. Janjic

 
Understanding the impacts of the Indian Ocean on ENSO variability in a coupled GCM
Renguang Wu, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, Calverton, MD; and B. P. Kirtman

 
Tropical diabatic heating and the role of convective processes as represented in several contemporary climate models
Franklin R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and J. O. Roads, R. Oglesby, and S. Marshall

 
Seasonal Climate Signatures in the FSU Climate Model Coupled to the CLM2
Dong-Wook Shin, COAPS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and S. Cocke, T. E. LaRow, and J. J. O'Brien

 
The dependence of intrseasonal variability on mixed layer depth in an AGCM coupled to a slab ocean
Eric D. Maloney, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and A. H. Sobel

Poster PDF (363.4 kB)
 
Enhancing signal-to-noise in regional attribution of anthropogenic climate change
David J. Karoly, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

 
A nodal line in the sensitivity of climate change to Tropical SSTs
Joseph J. Barsugli, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh and S. I. Shin

 
Observations and stochastic modeling of shortwave radiative transfer at the ARM CART sites
Dana E. Lane-Veron, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and J. M. Secora

 
Using Neural Networks for Fast and Accurate Approximation of Long Wave Radiation Parameterization in the NCAR Community Model: Evaluation of Computational Performance and Accuracy of Approximation
Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, Univ. of Maryland and SAIC at NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. S. Fox-Rabinovitz and D. Chalikov

http://

Poster PDF (69.1 kB)
 
Use of GOES solar radiation data to improve long-term retrospective land surface simulations
Nathalie Voisin, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier and R. Pinker

 
Efficient methods for producing temporally and topographically corrected daily climatological data sets for the continental US
Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and H. S. Park and D. P. Lettenmaier

 
Downscaling and projection of the wintertime extreme daily precipitation over North America by large-scale atmospheric circulation
Jiafeng Wang, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China and MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and X. Zhang and E. Barrow

Poster PDF (137.9 kB)
 
Equatorial superrotation and the factors controlling the zonal-mean zonal winds in the tropics
Ian P. Kraucunas, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. L. Hartmann

 
Extreme value characteristics of daily climate scenarios produced with a stochastic weather generator
Henry N. Hayhoe, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and B. Qian

 
Long-term atmospheric water budget over NAME domain from radiosonde observations
Evgeney Yarosh, RSIS, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and W. Higgins and W. Shi

 
Physical Linkages between ENSO and Tornado Frequency in the United States
Christopher J. Anderson, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and C. K. Wikle and R. W. Arritt

 
Predicting the Onset of the North American Monsoon and Progress Toward a Mechanistic Understanding
David L. Mitchell, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. C. Ivanova, B. L. Hall, M. F. Lavin, D. J. Gochis, and K. T. Redmond

 
Paper P1.30 moved to Session 4, new paper number 4.7A


Poster Session 2
Tuesday Posters
Location: Room 4AB
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction

Papers:
 
The impact of cloud microphysics on the surface solar radiation
Hsin-mu Lin, SAIC, Beltsville and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and B. Ferrier, Y. T. Hou, E. Rogers, K. E. Mitchell, M. B. Ek, and J. Meng

http://wwwt.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/mmb/bf/presentations/Lin_SWR95_6-4-03.ppt

Poster PDF (737.7 kB)
 
Sub-Grid Scale Mountain Blocking at NCEP
Jordan C. Alpert, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (2.5 MB)
 
Recent advances in supercell modeling
Milton S. Speer, Bureau of Meteorology, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and L. M. Leslie and D. J. Stensrud

 
Prognostic ozone in NOGAPS
Douglas Allen, NRL, Washington, DC; and L. Coy, S. Eckermann, J. McCormack, T. Hogan, and Y. J. Kim

 
The MURI Uncertainty Monitor (MUM)
David W. Jones, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Joslyn

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
The operational implications of forecasting a heavy snow event over the central Rockies in an atypical flow regime
Michael P. Meyers, NOAA/NWS, Grand Junction, CO; and J. D. Colton, R. L. McAnelly, W. R. Cotton, D. A. Wesley, J. S. Snook, and G. S. Poulos

Poster PDF (750.8 kB)
 
Tornadic Supercell Outbreaks in the Southern Great Plains
Stephanie M. Nordin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie and H. Brooks

 
The WRF-single-moment-microphysics scheme and its evaluation of the simulation of mesoscale convective systems
Jeong-Ock Jade Lim, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; and S. Y. Hong and J. Dudhia

Poster PDF (601.8 kB)
 
Winter forecast performance of an operational mesoscale modelling system in the northeast U.S.—winter 2002–2003
Anthony P. Praino, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and L. A. Treinish

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
Using PV concepts to diagnose a poorly-predicted heavy snow band in New England (6–7 January 2003)
Ron McTaggart-Cowan, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and J. Gyakum and P. Sisson

 
Operational forecasting of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)
Walt McKeown, Naval Atlantic Meteorology and Oceanography Center, Norfolk, VA

 
Numerically Simulated Interactions Between a Precipitating Synoptic System and Lake-Effect Snowbands over Lake Michigan
Katy L. Fitzpatrick, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and M. R. Hjelmfelt, W. J. Capehart, and D. A. R. Kristovich

Poster PDF (512.5 kB)
 
A standard test set for nonhydrostatic dynamical cores of NWP models
William C. Skamarock, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. D. Doyle, P. Clark, and N. Wood

 
An experiment in probabilistic quantitative snowfall forecasting
Alan M. Cope, NOAA/NWSFO, Mount Holly, NJ; and M. P. DeLisi

Poster PDF (125.0 kB)
 
An investigation of IHOP convective system predictability using a matrix of 19 WRF members
Isidora Jankov, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus Jr., B. Shaw, and S. E. Koch

Poster PDF (210.1 kB)
 
Model Applications to the Hawaiian Islands
DaNa L. Carlis, NOAA/Howard University, Washington, DC; and D. V. R. Morris

 
 
Development of a New Land-Surface Model for JMA-GSM
Masayuki Hirai, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Ohizumi

http://

Poster PDF (634.9 kB)
 
Evaluation of the National Marine Verification Program at WFO Key West
Matt C. Parke, NOAA/NWSFO, Key West, FL; and A. Devanas

 
Global variable resolution Euler model development and application
Jan Paegle, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. C. Roman and L. A. Byerle

 
Intercomparison of global research and operational forecasts
Jennifer C. Roman, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and G. Miguez-Macho, L. A. Byerle, and J. Paegle

Poster PDF (2.9 MB)
 
The influence of highly resolved sea surface temperatures on Meteorological Simulations off the Southeast US Coast
Peter Childs, State Climate Office of North Carolina and North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and S. Raman and R. Boyles

Poster PDF (160.3 kB)

Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break.

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


2
Agriculture
Location: Room 401
Sponsor: Second Annual User's Conference

Papers:
  10:30 AM
2.1
Inivited Paper
Gerard Bentryn, Bainbridge Island Vineyards and Winery, Bainbridge Island, WA

  10:45 AM
2.2
Invited Paper
Colin Morrell, Canadaigua Wines, Woodinville, WA

  11:00 AM
2.3
Invited Paper
Kevin Corliss, Stimson Lane Vineyards, Prosser, WA

11:00 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


2
NPOESS Performance (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Lecturers: Fred Ricker, Northrop Grumman Space Technology; Michael Mader, Raytheon Company

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) System Performance
Fred Ricker, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and M. Mader

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


1
Early Atmospheric Science to Numerical Weather Prediction
Location: Room 2A
Sponsor: Second Presidential Symposium on the History of the Atmospheric Sciences

Papers:
  11:00 AM
1.1
Josiah Parsons Cooke (1827-1894): Links to Atmospheric Chemistry
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL, Argonne, IL; and N. A. Marley

Poster PDF (75.1 kB)
  11:30 AM
1.3
The evolution of Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
Carl D. Thormeyer, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and R. M. Clancy and L. C. Clarke


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)

11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


4
Modeling Urban Land Surfaces and Buildings: Part 1 (Room 611)
Location: Room 611
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Organizer: C. S. B. Grimmond, Indiana University

Papers:
  11:00 AM
4.1
Global Urban-Scale Land-Atmosphere Modeling with the Land Information System
Christa D. Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. V. Kumar, Y. Tian, J. L. Eastman, and P. R. Houser

http://lis.gsfc.nasa.gov

  11:15 AM
4.2
Modelling our cities in weather forecasting
Martin Best, Met Office, Wallingford, United Kingdom

  11:45 AM
4.4
Introduction of urban canopy parameterizations into MM5 to simulate urban meteorology at neighborhood scales
Sylvain Dupont, NOAA/ARL and U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. Ching and S. Burian


Joint Session 6
Probabilistic Forecasting/Ensembles. 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)
Location: Room 6A
Sponsors: (Joint between the 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; and the Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean )
Organizer: Chris Snyder, NCAR
Chair: Chris Snyder, NCAR

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Toward an effective short-range ensemble forecast system
F. Anthony Eckel, University of Washington and Air Force Weather Agency, Seattle, WA; and C. F. Mass and E. P. Grimit

  11:15 AM
Multimodel fine-resolution ensembles for short-range forecasts in mountainous terrain
Roland Stull, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and H. Modzelewski, X. Deng, Y. Zhou, L. Huang, T. Cannon, G. Hicks II, D. Storey, M. Holmes, and J. Charbonneau

  11:30 AM
Global ensemble forecast at NCEP—configuration, implementation and plan
Yuejian Zhu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth, R. Wobus, and M. Wei

  11:45 AM
Ensemble augmentation with a new dressing kernel
Xuguang Wang, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and C. H. Bishop

  12:00 PM
Impacts of Resolution on Gridded Probability Thunderstorm Forecast Guidance
Kathryn K. Hughes, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. A. Trimarco

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/mdl/synop/topics/tsvr

Poster PDF (192.2 kB)

9
Maximizing the Value of Model Output (ROOM 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: William F. Bunting, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  11:00 AM
9.1
Applications and Implementation of a Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction and Visualization System
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 (1.6 MB)
  11:30 AM
9.3
Subjective verification of deterministic models during the 2003 SPC/NSSL Spring Program
John S. Kain, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA//OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. J. Weiss, D. R. Bright, M. E. Baldwin, M. Dahmer, and J. Levit

  11:45 AM
9.4
Using 20-km Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model output in redeveloping the Local AWIPS MOS Program (LAMP)
Judy E. Ghirardelli, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. E. Rudack and J. M. Flatley

Poster PDF (222.2 kB)
  12:00 PM
9.5
Using mesoscale model simulations to better understand the role of surface mixed-layer dynamics in fire-weather interactions
Joseph J. Charney, USDA Forest Service, East Lansing, MI; and D. Keyser

http://www.ncrs.fs.fed.us/eamc/

11:00 AM-12:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


2
Session 2
Sponsor: Annual Weather Review

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
2003 Atlantic Hurricane Season Summary
Max Mayfield, NOAA/NWS/National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL

  11:45 AM
2.2
Tornadoes: Season Summary
Joseph Schaefer, NOAA/NSSL/SPC, Norman, OK

11:00 AM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


3
The Lifelong work of Stan Changnon (Invited Presentations) (Room 619/620)
Location: Room 619/620
Sponsor: 14th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Nolan Doesken, Colorado State University

Papers:
  11:30 AM
3.2
Climate and business applications: Focused needs in a changing world
David Changnon, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Poster PDF (88.7 kB)
  12:00 PM
3.3
The Frequency of large hail over the contiguous United States
Joseph T. Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and J. J. Levit, S. J. Weiss, and D. W. McCarthy

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
  12:15 PM
3.4
Tornado Trends Over the Past Thirty years
Daniel W. McCarthy, NOAA/NCEP/NSSL/SPC, Norman, OK; and J. Schaefer

  12:30 PM
3.5
Stan Changnon: Over 50 years of research in hydroclimatology
Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and J. R. Angel

  1:00 PM
3.6
  2:30 PM
3.9
Applied Climatology: The Golden Era
Stanley A. Changnon, ISWS, Champaign, IL

Poster PDF (55.0 kB)
  3:00 PM
Stan Changnon Luncheon (cash & carry lunch)

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–6:30 P.M.)

11:30 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Exhibits Open

11:30 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


3
Improved Imagery Capability (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Organizer: Carl Hoffman, NPOESS Integrated Program Office
Lecturer: Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL

Papers:
  11:30 AM
3.1
NPOESS IMPROVED IMAGERY CAPABILITIES
Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. D. Miller, J. Turk, T. F. Lee, K. A. Richardson, R. Arnone, P. Gaiser, and R. Wade

12:00 PM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Poster Preview

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


Lunch Break


NOAA Satellite Systems Forum (Box Lunches Courtesy of ITT)


Users Conference Brown Bag Lunch (Speaker: Craig McDaniel, Chief Engineer, Tacoma Narrows Bridge Project, Tacoma, WA)

12:15 PM-1:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


NOAA Satellite Systems Forum (Box Lunches Courtesy of ITT)

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


Lunch Break

12:30 PM-6:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Exhibits Open

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


4
Improved Sounding Capability (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Organizer: Leo Andreoli, Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Lecturer: Bill Smith, NASA/LARC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
Improved Sounding Capability
William L. Smith Jr., NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and S. A. Mango

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


2
Historical Climate and Weather Issues
Location: Room 2A
Sponsor: Second Presidential Symposium on the History of the Atmospheric Sciences

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Toy Models and MIPS: Science and Technoscience in Global Climate Modeling 1957-2004
Mott T. Greene, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

  1:45 PM
2.2
The Role of NOAA's Climate Prediction Center in the Development of Climate Services
Robert W Reeves, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Gemmill, R. E. Livezey, and J. Laver

  2:15 PM
2.4
Carl-Gustaf Rossby and the Development of Aeronautical Meteorology
Roger D. Turner, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


3
Session 3
Sponsor: Annual Weather Review

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
Flash Flooding
Matthew Kelsch, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO

  2:15 PM
3.2
Winter Storms
Steven M. Zubrick, NOAA/NWSFO, Sterling, VA; and R. Grumm


5
Urban Dispersion Modeling (Room 611)
Location: Room 611
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Chair: Michael J. Brown, LANL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
5.1
Use of Urban Field Study Data
Steven R. Hanna, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA; and J. C. Chang

  2:00 PM
5.2
Mesoscale and urban-scale modeling support for the Oklahoma City Joint-Urban 2003 field program
Scott Halvorson, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, UT; and Y. Liu, R. S. Sheu, J. Basara, J. Bowers, T. Warner, and S. Swerdlin

  2:15 PM
5.3
Urban near-field dispersion
Martin J. Leach, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. H. Shinn, R. Leif, and G. Keating

  2:30 PM
5.4
Wind-tunnel simulation of the Joint Urban 2003 Tracer Experiment
Petra Kastner-Klein, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. Leitl, F. Pascheke, and M. Schatzmann

Poster PDF (396.8 kB)
  2:45 PM
5.5
The New York City Urban Atmospheric Observatory–An Overview
R. Michael Reynolds, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and R. D. Bornstein, S. R. Hanna, T. Oke, B. B. Hicks, and H. N. Lee


10
Public Forecast and Warning Issues (ROOM 607)
Location: Room 607
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Greg Forbes, The Weather Channel

Papers:
  1:30 PM
The Winter Weather Warning Decision Making Workshops
Bradford N. Grant, NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK; and E. Mahoney, A. C. Wood, J. G. LaDue, and X. Yu

  1:59 PM
Paper 10.3 has been moved to Session 5, New Paper Number 5.3A

  2:00 PM
Initial Evaluation Results of the Eta, NMM, GFS, SREF, and RUC Models During the 2003 New England High Resolution Temperature Forecast Program
James M. Wilczak, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and R. J. Zamora, J. W. Bao, I. V. Djalalova, J. T. McQueen, B. Ferrier, Z. Janjic, H. L. Pan, K. Mitchell, G. DiMego, J. Du, B. Zhou, and S. Benjamin

  2:15 PM
Highlights from the Joint Polarization Experiment operational demonstration
Kevin A. Scharfenberg, NOAA/NWS Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services, Norman, OK ; and P. L. Heinselman, D. J. Miller, D. L. Andra Jr., and M. P. Foster

http://www.cimms.ou.edu/~schuur/jpole

  2:30 PM
Issues in verification of public forecasts
Kenneth Reeves, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and E. Abrams and M. A. Steinberg


11
WRF Model Overview and Agency Programs (ROOM 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Organizer: John E. Gaynor, NOAA/OAR/WA/USWRP

Papers:
  1:30 PM
  2:30 PM
The Navy role in WRF
Richard M. Hodur, SAIC, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Doyle

  2:45 PM

1:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


3
Surface Transportation
Location: Room 401
Sponsor: Second Annual User's Conference

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
  2:00 PM
3.2
Road Weather—an emerging area of research and operations
John T. Snow, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. C. Staudt

  2:30 PM
3.3
WEATHER IMPLICATIONS FOR URBAN AND RURAL PUBLIC TRANSIT
Arthur Handman, Greater Hartford Transit District, Hartford, CT

Poster PDF (74.8 kB)
  2:45 PM
3.4
Impacts of Weather on Highway Construction
Jim Spaid, Washington State Department of Transportation, Olympia, WA

  3:15 PM
3.6
Meteorlogix panel presentation
James Block, Meteorlogix, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

  3:30 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Joint Session 7
Data assimilation and observational network design: Part V (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)
Location: Room 6A
Sponsors: (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 )
Organizers: Rolf Langland, NRL; Craig H. Bishop, UCAR and NRL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
The 2003 Atlantic THORPEX Regional Campaign (TReC)
David S. Richardson, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and B. Truscott

Poster PDF (731.5 kB)
  1:45 PM
A Review of THORPEX related Research at NCEP
Zoltan Toth, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD

  2:00 PM
AOSN Monterey Bay Experiment: Observing and Predicting the Coastal Ocean
J. G. Bellingham, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA; and P. E. Chandler, Y. Chao, F. Chavez, R. E. Davis, D. M. Fratantoni, S. Haddock, N. E. Leonard, M. A. McManus, J. D. Paduan, S. R. Ramp, and A. Robinson

  2:30 PM
Application of the Error Subspace Statistical Estimation (ESSE) system to real-time error forecasting, data assimilation and adaptive sampling off the Central California Coast during AOSN-II
Pierre F. J. Lermusiaux, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and W. G. Leslie, C. Evangelinos, P. J. Haley, O. Logoutov, P. Moreno, A. R. Robinson, G. Cossarini, X. S. Liang, and S. J. Majumdar

  2:45 PM
Demonstration of a methodology for routine observing system design
Shree P. Khare, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

  3:00 PM
Rocketsonde buoy system observing system simulation experiments
John Spagnol, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and C. Readyhough, M. Stull, J. Mundy, R. Stull, S. Green, and G. Schajer

  3:15 PM
Precision Airdrop System An Emerging Operational Capability
Joseph Dushan, Planning Systems Incorporated, Reston, VA; and R. Wright and D. Velea

  3:30 PM
Estimation of Observation Impact using the NAVDAS Adjoint System
Rolf H. Langland, NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. L. Baker

  4:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


4
University Educational Initiatives (Room 615/616)
Location: Room 615/616
Sponsor: 13th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Paul J. Croft, University of Louisiana; Donna J. Charlevoix, University of Illinois

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
What Should We Teach In Introductory Meteorology? Let’s Ask The Students!
John A. Knox, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; and S. A. Ackerman

Poster PDF (80.1 kB)
  1:45 PM
4.2
A virtual tornadic thunderstorm enabling students to construct knowledge about storm dyanmics through data collection and analysis
William A. Gallus Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and C. Cervato, C. Cruz-Neira, G. Faidley, and R. Heer

Poster PDF (432.9 kB)
  2:00 PM
4.3
Online Portfolios: Applications for University Education and Research
Eugene S. Takle, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and D. Herzmann

  2:15 PM
4.4
Education and Outreach within the Modeling Environment for Atmospheric Discovery (MEAD) Project
Daniel J. Bramer, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and S. Lathrop, S. Gordon, G. Love, B. Panoff, S. Ragan, and R. B. Wilhelmson

  2:30 PM
4.5
Linking Interactive Concept Models into the Visual Geophysical Exploration Environment (VGEE)
Daniel J. Bramer, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. Pandya, M. Marlino, D. Murray, J. McWhirter, S. Wier, T. Scheitlin, M. K. Ramamurthy, and R. B. Wilhelmson

  2:45 PM
4.6
Integrating meteorological tools and data into digital libraries: A strategy used in the Visual Geophysical Exploration Environment
Rajul E. Pandya, UCAR/SOARS, Boulder, CO; and B. Domenico, M. Marlino, and D. Murray

http://www.dpc.ucar.edu/vgee

  3:00 PM
4.7
GLOBE: Exciting new directions for the world-wide science education program
Margaret LeMone, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. K. Krumm, J. D. Fellows, and E. E. Geary

  3:15 PM
4.8
An Exhibitation on Climate Change by the National Academy of Sciences
Eugene M. Rasmusson, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and P. Schultz

  4:15 PM
Instrument development and education in airborne science
Jeffrey Stith, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Rogers

Poster PDF (156.4 kB)
  4:30 PM
Concluding Remarks

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

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


2
Modeling and Analysis of Large-Scale Hydrological Processes (Room 6E)
Location: Room 6E
Sponsor: 18th Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
The 12km North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS-E)
Brian A. Cosgrove, NASA/GSFC and SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Quina and P. R. Houser

http://ldas.gsfc.nasa.gov

  1:45 PM
2.2
Validation of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) Using Data from Oklahoma Mesonet OASIS Sites
Kodi L. Nemunaitis, Oklahoma Climate Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara, B. A. Cosgrove, D. Lohmann, K. E. Mitchell, and P. R. Houser

  2:00 PM
2.3
Land surface model evaluation using a new soil moisture and hydrology data set from Boissy-le-Châtel, France
Thomas Atkins, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and A. Robock and C. M. Loumagne

  2:15 PM
2.4
Improving Numerical Weather Simulations using LDAS Products at Multiple Scales
Joseph L. Eastman, GEST/UMBC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. D. Peters-Lidard, P. R. Houser, and B. Cosgrove

  2:30 PM
2.5
Cycled snow state in RUC Coupled Data Assimilation System (CDAS)
Tonya G. Smirnova, NOAA/FSL and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, and D. Kim

http://ruc.fsl.noaa.gov

  2:45 PM
2.6
Temperature, Precipitation, and Streamflow Trends in the Missouri Basin, 1895 to 2001
Lee W. Larson, NOAA/NWS (retired), Prairie Village, KS; and N. O. Schwein

Poster PDF (107.2 kB)
  3:00 PM
2.7
Paper 2.7 moved, new paper number JP4.24a

  3:16 PM
2.9
  3:31 PM
  3:46 PM
Simulating North American precipitation and soil moisture of May and June 2003 with NASA/NCAR fvGCM with two cloud schemes: CCM3 and McRAS
David M. Mocko, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and Y. C. Sud and S. J. Lin

http://climate.gsfc.nasa.gov/~mocko/daily.html

  4:16 PM
Off- and on-line investigations of VIC land surface scheme using RSM
Ji Chen, Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and J. Roads, M. Kanamitsu, and A. Nunes

  4:31 PM
Explore Parameter Sensitivities and Model Calibration in a Locally Coupled Environment
Yuqiong Liu, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and H. V. Gupta, S. Sorooshian, and L. A. Bastidas

  4:46 PM
Coffee Break

  5:16 PM
Wintertime cold bias in NCEP mesoscale Eta and NMM models
Ken Mitchell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Suitland, MD; and M. Ek, H. Y. Chuang, Z. Janjic, and V. Wong


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

1:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


2
Connections with Meteorology, Data Assimilation and User Needs (Room 617)
Location: Room 617
Sponsor: Symposium on Space Weather
Chair: Joseph Kunches, NOAA/Space Environment Center

Papers:
  1:45 PM
2.1
  2:00 PM
2.2
Current topics in atmospheric data assimilation
Lars P. Riishojgaard, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  2:15 PM
2.3
Global Assimilation of Ionospheric Measurements (GAIM)
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. Scherliess, J. J. Sojka, D. C. Thompson, D. N. Anderson, M. Codrescu, C. Minter, T. J. Fuller-Rowell, R. A. Heelis, M. Hairston, and B. M. Howe

  2:30 PM
2.4
  2:45 PM
2.5
Paper 2.5 moved to Poster Session P1. Now Poster P1.5

  2:46 PM
2.6
On developing a whole atmosphere community climate model (WACCM) for studying solar-terrestrial relationships
Raymond G. Roble, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. R. Garcia, B. Boville, F. Sassi, D. Kinnison, D. Marsh, A. D. Richmond, H. Liu, and M. E. Hagan

  3:00 PM
2.7
A review of electrical and turbulence effects of convective storms on the overlying stratosphere and mesosphere
Walter A. Lyons, FMA Research, Inc., Fort Collins, CO; and R. A. Armstrong

http://www.FMA-Research.com

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
  3:15 PM
2.8
The Sun-Climate Connection
John A. Eddy, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, AZ

  3:30 PM
2.9
Space weather effects on the Airline Industry
J. B. L. Jones, SolarMetrics Limited, Chedworth, Glos., United Kingdom; and R. D. Bentley, R. H. A. Iles, and G. C. Taylor

  4:00 PM
Space Weather Effects on Spacecraft Systems
Janet L. Barth, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  4:30 PM
  4:45 PM
Stimulating Students about Space Weather
Arthur I. Poland, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–7:30 P.M.)

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


5
Satellite Data Assimilation and Numerical Weather Prediction Benefits (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Organizer: Robert S. "Scott" Turek, Raytheon Company
Lecturers: Robert M. Atlas, Data Assimilation Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Stephen J. Lord, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC

Papers:
  2:00 PM
5.1
paper 5.1 moved, new paper number 5.2

  2:01 PM
5.2
Data Assimilation and Numerical Weather Prediction Benefits (formerly paper 5.1, New paper Number 5.2)
Stephen Lord, NCEP/EMC, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Derber, P. VanDelst, Y. Tahara, L. M. McMillin, Y. Han, T. J. Kleespies, M. Goldberg, and R. Treadon

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Conference Ends/Coffee Break

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

3:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Panel Discussion 1

3:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


3
Innovations in the Commerical Sector
Location: Room 2A
Sponsor: Second Presidential Symposium on the History of the Atmospheric Sciences

Papers:
  3:30 PM
3.1
The history of commercial sector weather innovation
Joel N. Myers, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and M. A. Steinberg


6
Severe Weather Prediction Benefits (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Organizer: Stephen A. Mango, NPOESS Integrated Program Office
Lecturer: David H. Staelin, MIT

Papers:

3:30 PM-4:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


3
Extreme Weather and Climate (Room 3A)
Location: Room 3A
Sponsor: 17th Conference on Probablity and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences
Cochairs: Robert E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS; Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA/CIRES/CDC

Papers:
  3:30 PM
3.1
  4:00 PM
3.3
Extremes and millennial trends in the Carpathian Basin using the Rethly documentary collection
Judit Bartholy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongracz and Z. Molnar

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


5
Observed Climate Change: Part I (Room 608)
Location: Room 608
Sponsor: 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Chair: Dale Kaiser, ORNL

Papers:
  3:30 PM
5.1
Variability and trends in mountain snowpack in western north America
Philip W. Mote, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. Clark and A. F. Hamlet

  3:45 PM
5.2
Variability and trends in United States snowfall over the last half century
Daria Scott, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and D. Kaiser

  4:00 PM
5.3
Trends in 30-year satellite record of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice extent
Donald J. Cavalieri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. L. Parkinson and K. Y. Vinnikov

  4:15 PM
5.4
Historical variability in Arctic surface air temperature records
James E. Overland, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and M. Spillane and K. Wood

  4:30 PM
5.5
Trends in high clouds over the past 22 years
Donald Wylie, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. L. Jackson, P. Menzel, and J. J. Bates

Poster PDF (232.7 kB)
  4:45 PM
5.6
Assessment of observational biases and changes in Canadian cloudiness
Xiaolan L. Wang, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and F. W. Zwiers, V. R. Swail, and T. Yuzyk

  5:00 PM
5.7
Evaluation of cloud amount trends and connections to large scale dynamics
Todd D. Ellis, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and G. L. Stephens and D. W. J. Thompson

http://reef.atmos.colostate.edu/ellis/AMStalk.html

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


5
Surface Meteorological Networks to Monitor Climate Variability and Change (Room 618)
Location: Room 618
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface

Papers:
  3:30 PM
5.2
COOP Modernization: Building the National Cooperative Mesonet
Kenneth C. Crawford, Oklahoma Climatological Survey/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. D. Divecchio, R. N. Dombrowsky, S. Pritchett, T. Ross, R. J. Leffler, and C. L. Stang

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  3:45 PM
5.3
Climate Reference Network stations: Location, location, location...
Michael R. Helfert, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. J. Changery, D. R. Easterling, M. J. Janis, S. M. Baker, B. M. Summer, D. Y. Graybeal, K. G. Hubbard, K. T. Redmond, and E. L. May

Poster PDF (870.6 kB)
  4:00 PM
5.4
The Value of Routine Site Visits in Managing and Maintaining Quality Data from the Oklahoma Mesonet
Christopher A. Fiebrich, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and D. L. Grimsley and K. A. Kesler

Poster PDF (880.2 kB)
  4:15 PM
5.5
Current configuration of US Climate Reference Network stations
Tilden P. Meyers, NOAA/ATDD, Oak Ridge, TN; and M. E. Hall, C. B. Baker, R. P. Hosker Jr., J. A. Jensen, M. R. Helfert, and M. T. Young

  4:30 PM
5.6
Quality control of data from the US Climate Reference Network
Grant M. Goodge, STG Corporation for NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Sun, D. S. Braun, C. B. Baker, D. Dellinger, and S. Hinson

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
  4:45 PM
5.7
A comparative study of ASOS and CRN temperature measurements
Bomin Sun, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. B. Baker

  5:15 PM
Smart Sensor Arrays for Environmental and Atmospheric Research
Dave Carlson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Laffea, S. Semmer, J. Militzer, and G. Maclean


6
Emergency Response (Room 611)
Location: Room 611
Sponsor: Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone
Chair: Steven R. Hanna, Harvard School of Public Health

Papers:
  3:30 PM
6.1
OPERATIONAL SYSTEMS FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE
Gayle Sugiyama, LLNL and University of California, Livermore, CA; and J. S. Nasstrom and R. L. Baskett

  4:00 PM
6.2
Dispersion Modeling of Accidental Releases in Russia
Eugene Genikhovich, Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory, St. Petersburg, Russia

  4:15 PM
6.3
Incorporation of chemical reactions into building-scale flow
Tom D. Humphreys, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and T. M. Jayaweera and R. L. Lee

  4:30 PM
6.4
A Simplified CFD Approach for Modeling Urban Dispersion
Stevens T. Chan, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and T. D. Humphreys and R. L. Lee

  4:45 PM
6.5
Modeling shelter-in-place including sorption on indoor surfaces
Wanyu R. Chan, University of California and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA; and P. N. Price, A. J. Gadgil, W. W. Nazaroff, G. Loosmore, and G. Sugiyama

  5:00 PM
6.6
Testing of an Urban Lagrangian Dispersion Model Using Gaussian and Non-Gaussian Solutions
Balwinder Singh, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. D. Williams, E. R. Pardyjak, and M. J. Brown

http://

  5:15 PM
6.7
Science into service during the 4 May 2003 tornado outbreak
Lisa R. Schmit, National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO, Pleasant Hill, MO; and M. Hudson and S. M. Fortin


6
Radiative Forcing of the Climate: Modeling (Room 609/610)
Location: Room 609/610
Sponsor: 15th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Chair: Gerald L. Potter, LLNL

Papers:
  3:30 PM
6.1
Changes in global ocean cloud cover and related radiation flux since 1952
Joel R. Norris, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA

  3:45 PM
6.2
  4:00 PM
6.3
Testing AGCM-predicted cloud and radiation properties with ARM data: The super-parameterization approach
Mikhail Ovtchinnikov, PNNL, Richland, WA; and T. Ackerman, R. Marchand, and M. Khairoutdinov

Poster PDF (734.1 kB)
  4:15 PM
6.4
Improving climate projections by empirical quantification of climate forcing by aerosols
Theodore L. Anderson, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. J. Charlson, S. J. Ghan, S. Gasso, C. R. Trepte, C. A. Hostetler, D. M. Winker, L. A. Remer, and J. A. Ogren

  4:30 PM
6.5
Evaluation of AGCM Radiation Parameterizations in the Arctic
Dana E. Veron, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and J. F. Brodie, J. O. Pinto, and J. A. Curry

  4:45 PM
6.6
Evaluating new cloud-radiation and hydrologic cycle parameterizations
Sam F. Iacobellis, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville

  5:00 PM
6.7

13
Tropical and Extratropical Transition Studies (ROOM 607)
Location: Room 607
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML/HRD

Papers:
  3:30 PM
Role of the Gulf Stream on extratropical cyclogenesis
Neil A. Jacobs, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Raman, G. M. Lackmann, and P. P. Childs Jr.

Poster PDF (755.1 kB)
  4:00 PM
Characterization of extratropical transition using cluster analysis
Justin M. Arnott, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and J. L. Evans

  4:15 PM
Method to estimate tropical cyclone intensity using TRMM PR/TMI data
Shunsuke Hoshino, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and T. Nakazawa

  4:30 PM
The importance of the precipitation mass sink in tropical cyclones
Richard M. Yablonsky, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and G. M. Lackmann

  4:45 PM
Relationship between climatology and model track, bearing, and speed errors
Bradford S. Barrett, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie and C. S. Liou

  5:00 PM
Impact of the Boundary Layer Processes on Simulated Tropical Rainfall
Young-Hwa Byun, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; and S. Y. Hong

  5:15 PM
Use of Doppler radar data to improve hurricane intensity forecasts
Jin-Luen Lee, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and A. E. MacDonald, Y. -. H. Kuo, W. -. C. Lee, and W. Wang

3:30 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


12
WRF Model Development and Applications (ROOM 605/606)
Location: Room 605/606
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Robert L. Gall, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  3:30 PM
Real-time applications of the WRF model at the Forecast Systems Laboratory
Steven E. Koch, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, J. A. McGinley, J. M. Brown, P. Schultz, E. J. Szoke, T. G. Smirnova, B. L. Shaw, D. Birkenheuer, S. Albers, S. E. Peckham, and G. A. Grell

  3:45 PM
Results of WRF development activities at NCEP
Geoff DiMego, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and T. Black, H. Chuang, J. Derber, S. G. Gopalakrishnan, Z. Janjic, D. Keyser, M. Pyle, and W. Wu

  4:00 PM
Implementing the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) model with local data assimilation in a National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office (WFO)
Patrick T. Welsh, NOAA/NWSFO, Jacksonville, FL; and A. Wildman, B. Shaw, J. Smart, P. Ruscher, J. McGinley, B. N. Meisner, and P. Bogenschutz

  4:15 PM
Real-time explicit convective forecasts using the WRF model during the BAMEX field program
Morris L. Weisman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Davis, J. Done, W. Wang, and J. Bresch

  4:45 PM
Fully coupled “online” chemistry within the WRF model
Georg A. Grell, NOAA/ERL/FSL and CIRES/ Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Peckham, R. Schmitz, and S. A. McKeen

  5:00 PM
The NCEP WRF core
Zavisa I. Janjic, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

  5:15 PM
Evaluating dissipation in NWP models using kinetic energy spectra
William C. Skamarock, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. E. Baldwin and W. Wang

  5:30 PM
The development of the WRF for Hurricanes (HWRF) at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) (Formerly Paper number 14.2)
Naomi Surgi, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and Q. Liu, R. Tuleya, W. Shen, and M. Bender

4:00 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Symposium Ends

4:00 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


7
Climate Change and Prediction Benefits (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Organizer: Stan Schneider, NPOESS Integrated Program Office
Lecturer: Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC

Papers:
  4:00 PM
7.1
Climate Requirements and NPOESS
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. J. Bates and M. Goldberg

4:15 PM-4:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Sessions end for the day

4:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Session 3 Discussion

4:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Panel Discussion 1
NPOESS Users Panel (Room 602/603/604)
Location: Room 602/603/604
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the Advances of Environmental Remote Sensing—The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Organizer: Michael L. Jamilkowski, Raytheon Company
Moderator: Elbert W. (Joe) Friday, American Meteorological Society
Panelists: Gregory Withee (Invited), NOAA/NESDIS; RADM Steven Tomaszeski, United States Navy; Brig Gen Thomas E. Stickford (Invited), United States Air Force; John J. (Jack) Kelly (Invited), NOAA/NWS; Jack A. Kaye, NASA, Science Mission Directorate; Tillman Mohr, EUMETSAT

Papers:
  4:30 PM

1
New Forecast Systems
Location: Room 2A
Sponsor: Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean
Organizer: Craig H. Bishop, UCAR and NRL

Papers:
  4:30 PM
1.1
  4:45 PM
1.2
Development of a Real-Time Operational Forecast System for the Central California Coastal Ocean
Yi Chao, JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, Califonia; and Z. Li, J. K. Choi, and P. Li

  5:00 PM
1.3
Coupled atmosphere-ocean observations and modelling for Lunenburg Bay, Nova Scotia
Harold Ritchie, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Desjardins, J. Sheng, and L. Wang

Poster PDF (14.8 kB)
  5:15 PM
1.4

4:45 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Sessions end for the day

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Sessions end for the day

5:15 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Sessions end for the day

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


1
Confernce Ends


Sessions end for the day

7:00 PM-7:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


Panel Discussion 1
The Future Role of the Human in the Forecast Process—An Interactive Forum
Location: Room 607
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction

7:30 PM-7:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2004


IMAX Movie "Solar Max" at the Pacific Science Center’s Boeing IMAX Theater

Wednesday, 14 January 2004

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


WED 14 JAN


WED 14 JAN


Wed 14 Jan

6:00 AM-6:00 AM: Wednesday, 14 January 2004


WED 14 JAN

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


15
Forecasters Forum (ROOM 607)
Location: Room 607
Sponsor: 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Organizer: Neil A. Stuart, NOAA/NWS
Chair: Neil A. Stuart, NOAA/NWS

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


1
Session 1 (Room 604)
Location: Room 604
Sponsor: Interactive Symposium on the Nexus of Coastal Urban Environments
Chair: Christopher N. K. Mooers, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Initial Concepts for an All Weather Nowcast/Forecast System for Galveston Bay
Richard Schmalz, NOAA/NOS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. G. W. Kelley and F. Aikman III

  8:45 AM
1.2
The surprising dynamics of the Houston urban sea breeze
John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and K. Walter and C. Epifanio

  9:15 AM
1.4
Spill Response and Environmental Risk Assessment Model System for the New York Harbor Area
Deborah French, Applied Science Associates, Inc., Narragansett, RI


Joint Session 3
Heat/Health Warning Systems: Part I (Joint between the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology and the Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone; Room 619/620)
Location: Room 619/620
Sponsors: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone )
Chair: Robert E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
The development of improved heat/health warning systems
Laurence S. Kalkstein, Univervisity of Delaware, Newark, DE