Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites (Expanded View)

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Sunday, 14 January 2007
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday, East Registration
Short Course Registration
 
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday, East Registration
Conference Registration
 
Monday, 15 January 2007
7:30 AM-6:00 PM, Monday, East Registration
Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
 
9:00 AM-10:15 AM, Monday
Plenary Session for the Presidential Forum (Presidential Forum will then run parallel to other sessions throughout the day)
 
10:15 AM-10:45 AM, Monday, Meeting Room Foyer
Coffee Break
 
12:15 PM-1:30 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall D
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
 
5:30 PM, Monday
Sessions end for the day
 
Tuesday, 16 January 2007
8:30 AM-8:55 AM, Tuesday, 217D
Keynote Session 1 3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Speaker: Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD
8:30 AM1.1Use of Satellite Data in Numerical Weather Prediction: Present Status and Future Challenges   wrf recording
Louis Uccellini, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD
 
9:00 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, 217D
Session 1 NPOESS Overview and Status
Chair: Carl Hoffman, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD
9:00 AM1.1National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Program Status  
Dan Stockton, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Ryan
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall C
Poster Session 1 Applications and Exploitation of NPOESS and GOES-R Data Products I
Chair: Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, MD
 P1.1User Interaction with the GOES-R Series of Weather Satellites  
August J. Ryberg Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/Mitretek Systems, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Nguyen and L. Shipley
 P1.2The WindSat passive microwave radiometer: forecaster applications  
Thomas F. Lee, NRL, Monterey, CA; and F. J. Turk, J. D. Hawkins, S. D. Miller, J. Goerss, M. H. Bettenhausen, and Z. Jelenak
 P1.3The Virtual GOES-R Observing Experiment System (VGOES) - A strategy to accelerate GOES development and benefits  
Jeffery T. Sroga, Lockheed Martin, Newtown, NJ; and J. A. Dutton, J. Ross, D. A. Bennett, S. Richardson, R. Miehle, A. Feingold, D. Bevis, J. Walmsley, N. Larsen, and D. Powell
 P1.4The trade study for Hyperspectral Environmental Suite (HES) on GOES-R  
Jinlong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and J. J. Gurka
 P1.5The GOES-R Hydrology Algorithm Team: Progress and plans  
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD
 P1.6The EPS/MetOp system: overview and first Results  
K. Dieter Klaes, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, Darmstadt, Germany; and Y. Buhler, M. Cohen, J. Schmetz, P. Edwards, and T. Phulpin
 P1.7Surface emissivity retrieved from satellite IR hyperspectral data and its impact on other retrieval products  
Daniel K. Zhou, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and A. M. Larar, X. Liu, and W. L. Smith
 P1.8Solar sails and artificial Lagrange orbits for remote sensing, telecommunications, and space weather applications  
Benjamin Diedrich, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Mulligan
 P1.9Snow cover assessment and updating for denied areas using AVHRR and SSM/I  
Steven F. Daly, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH; and E. Ochs, S. Newman, J. Hardy, C. Vuyovich, J. Gagnon, and B. Tracy
 P1.10Simulated GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager Measurements for Hurricane Katrina  
Min-Jeong Kim, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng and T. Zhu
 P1.11NPOESS Data Exploitation Plans for Product Processing  
Tom Schott, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and S. L. Bunin
 P1.12NOAA Product Processing from Metop Satellites  
Tom Schott, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and S. L. Bunin
 P1.13Modelling and Simulation of the GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Instrument Performance  
James Bergstrom, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp, Boulder, CO; and D. Down, S. Hagerty, T. Updike, and S. J. Varlese
 P1.14Model analyses towards a robust and accurate physical-statistical Sea Surface Temperature (SST) algorithm for the use with the current and future satellite IR sensors  
Alexander Ignatov, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Dash and Y. Kihai
 P1.15Lossless compression studies for NOAA GOES-R hyperspectral environmental suite  
Bormin Huang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Ahuja, Y. Sriraja, H. L. Huang, M. D. Goldberg, T. J. Schmit, and R. W. Heymann
 P1.16Improved aviation weather diagnostics and forecasting using future generation GOES-R data  
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. M. Bedka, M. J. Pavolonis, J. R. Mecikalski, J. J. Murray, D. B. Johnson, C. S. Velden, and S. A. Ackerman
 P1.17GOES-R Proxy data for Mesoscale weather systems  
Tong Zhu, Colorado State Univ./CIRA at NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng
 P1.18GOES-R color product development  
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/ORA/RAMM Team, Fort Collins, CO; and M. M. DeMaria
 P1.19GOES-R AWG Integration Team: Interface with the System Prime  
Walter Wolf, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and L. Zhou and M. Goldberg
 P1.20GOES-R AWG Integration Team: Interface with the AWG Application Teams  
Lihang Zhou, QSS Group Inc., Lanham, MD; and W. W. Wolf and M. Goldberg
 P1.21GOES-R Algorithm Working Group: Space Weather Team Update  
S. Hill, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and H. J. Singer, T. Onsager, R. Viereck, D. Biesecker, C. C. Balch, and D. C. Wilkinson
P1.22GOES-R Algorithm Working Group Sounding Application Team  
Nicholas R. Nalli, ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and C. D. Barnet and M. D. Goldberg
 P1.23GOES Satellite Data Distribution: Past, Present, and Future  
Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS GOES-R, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Paquette
 P1.24GOES Infrared Sounders - the future perspective from the current applications  
Jun Li, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and J. J. Gurka
 P1.25Evaluation of simulated GOES-R HES and ABI thermal radiance measurements  
Thomas Greenwald, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang, D. Tobin, P. Yang, J. Otkin, E. R. Olson, and L. Moy
 P1.26Determining cloud type and freezing thresholds  
Richard Anstett, Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems & Solutions, King of Prussia, PA
 P1.27Climate requirements for future national operational environmental satellite systems: bridging the weather-climate gap  
John J. Bates, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. R. Barkstrom and J. Privette
 P1.28Clear sky atmospheric motion vectors derived from the GOES Sounder and simulated GOES-R hyperspectral moisture retrievals  
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Wanzong, I. Genkova, D. A. Santek, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin
 P1.29CLASS Vision  
Rick Vizbulis, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and R. Rank
 P1.30Class and NOAA's national data centers - partnering to strengthen the understanding of climate and oceans  
Rick Vizbulis, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and R. Rank
 P1.31An Overview of the GOES-13 Science Test  
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/ORA/RAMM Team, Fort Collins, CO; and T. J. Schmit
 P1.32Advancing short-term satellite-based convective nowcasting into the GOES-R era  
John R. Mecikalski, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. M. Mackenzie, Jr., K. M. Bedka, and W. F. Feltz
 P1.33Adapting operational GOES-SST algorithms to Meteosat Second Generation-SEVIRI for GOES-R Risk Reduction  
Eileen Maria Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Harris, W. Smith, and J. Mittaz
 P1.34A validation for retrieving cloud optical and microphysical properties in the IR region with MODIS and AIRS  
Kevin J. Garrett, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Yang and S. L. Nasiri
 P1.35A methodology study of estimating ice cloud geometrical thickness from satellite infrared and visible measurements  
Gang Hong, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Yang
 P1.36A Geostationary Microwave Sounder: Design and Applications  
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and A. Tanner, T. Gaier, P. Kangaslahti, and S. Brown
 P1.37Baseline instruments for the GOES-R series  
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and J. J. Gurka, T. M. Renkevens, M. M. Gunshor, and J. Li
 
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday, 217D
Keynote Session 2 GOES-R Overview and Status
Chair: Michael Crison, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
11:00 AM2.1Keynote Speaker: NOAA Satellite and Information Service: Looking Ahead  
Mary E. Kicza, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
11:30 AM2.2GOES Program Status  
Mark Mulholland, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
11:45 AM2.3GOES-R Program Overview  
Anthony Comberiate, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break
 
12:00 PM-1:45 PM, Tuesday
Arakawa Symposium Luncheon
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, 217D
Session 3 Polar Observations
Chair: Mike Haas, NPOESS IPO/Aerospace Corp., Silver Spring, MD
1:30 PM3.1The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Sensor Suite  
Hal Bloom, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD
1:45 PM3.2The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Data Products  
Michael Bonadonna, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD
2:00 PM3.3The EUMETSAT Polar System: First Results from MetOp-A  
K. Dieter Klaes, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, Darmstadt, Germany; and M. Cohen, J. Schmetz, and L. Sarlo
2:15 PM3.4The EUMETSAT's Network of Satellite Application Facilities  
Lothar Schueller, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and L. Sarlo
2:30 PM3.5NESDIS Polar Data Exploitation  
Gene Legg, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
 
3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, 217D
Session 4 GOES-R Observations
Chair: Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES-R, Greenbelt, MD
3:30 PM4.1The ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on GOES-R   wrf recording
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and W. P. Menzel, J. Gurka, and M. M. Gunshor
4:00 PM4.2The Next GOES Sounder  
Paul Menzel, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, J. J. Gurka, and J. Li
4:30 PM4.3Washington D.C. Lightning Mapping Array Demonstration Project Risk Reduction for GOES Lightning Mapper Data  
Stephan B. Smith, NOAA/NWS/OST, Silver Spring, MD; and S. J. Goodman and P. R. Krehbiel
4:45 PM4.4Oceanic Applications of Geostationary products - NOAA GOES and EUMETSAT Meteosat Second Generation (MSG)  
Richard Legeckis, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
5:00 PM4.5Understanding the Space Environment with GOES-R Solar and Space Environment Data  
S. Hill, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and H. J. Singer, T. G. Onsager, R. Viereck, and D. Biesecker
5:15 PM4.6GOES-R Data Distribution and Products  
Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES-R, Greenbelt, MD
 
5:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday
Sessions end for the day
 
Wednesday, 17 January 2007
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, 217D
Session 5 Satellite Data Applications
Chair: Greg Mandt, NOAA/NWS/OST, Silver Spring, MD
8:30 AM5.1AIntroduction and Overview   wrf recording
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NWS/OST, Silver Spring, MD
8:35 AM5.1AFWA Cloud Forecasting   wrf recording
John B. Eylander, Headquarters Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt AFB, NE
8:50 AM5.2Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center Operations Update   wrf recording
Michael Clancy, FNMOC, Monterey, CA
9:20 AM5.3The Transition of NASA EOS Datasets to WFO Operations: A Model for Future Technology Transfer   wrf recording
Christopher B. Darden, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and J. E. Burks, G. J. Jedlovec, and S. L. Haines
9:35 AM5.4Satellite Applications for TC Analysis and Forecasting at NOAA/NHC   wrf recording
Lixion A. Avila, NOAA/NWS/TPC, Miami, FL
9:50 AM5.5Critical Dependences of Space Weather Services on Current and Future Operational Environmental Satellites   wrf recording
Thomas J. Bogdan, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Boulder, CO
 
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday, Meeting Room Foyer
Coffee Break
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, 217D
Session 6 Climate and Science Implications
Chair: Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.
10:30 AM6.1AIntroduction and Overview   wrf recording
Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.
6.1U.S. Climate Change Program: An Update on Progress and Future Challenges  
William Brennan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Affairs, Washington, DC
10:35 AM6.2Climate Capabilites with Restructured NPOESS   wrf recording
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. J. Bates, B. R. Barkstrom, C. J. Koblinsky, and M. D. Goldberg
11:05 AM6.3From EOS, through NPP, to NPOESS: The Satellite Climate Data Record   wrf recording
James Gleason, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Butler
11:35 AM6.4The Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) - Helping to Improve Climate, Weather, Ocean and Air Quality Forecasts and the Accuracy of Climate Data Sets   wrf recording
John F. LeMarshall, JCSDA, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Lord, M. M. Rienecker, P. Phoebus, J. Jung, J. Derber, M. Goldberg, F. Weng, L. P. Riishojgaard, and J. G. Yoe
 
11:00 AM-6:45 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)
 
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Wednesday, 217D
Panel Discussion 1 The Intersection of Congress, Satellites, and the User Community-Luncheon Speaker
Speaker: Eric Webster, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC
12:00 PMThe Intersection of Congress, Satellites, and the User Community   wrf recording
Eric Webster, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, 217D
Poster Session 2 Applications and Exploitation of NPOESS and GOES-R Data Products II
Chair: Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, MD
 P2.1Validation of mesoscale model output with satellite observations  extended abstract
Manajit Sengupta, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and L. Grasso, D. T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria
 P2.2Using regression models to enhance signals in a dispersive radiative field: Reducing stray light corruption in the limb profiler of the Ozone Mapper Profiler Suite (OMPS)  
John W. Bergman, Computational Physics, Inc., Boulder, CO; and L. E. Flynn, J. Hornstein, and J. Lumpe
 P2.3The VIIRS Fire Mask  
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and D. B. Hogan, T. Kennely, and S. Zaccheo
 P2.4The VIIRS cloud mask  
Keith Hutchison, Center for Space Research, Austin, TX; and B. Lisager, J. M. Jackson, J. K. Roskovensky, A. K. Heidinger, M. J. Pavolonis, T. J. Kopp, and R. A. Frey
 P2.5The NPOESS field terminal segment  
James Jensen, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Omaha, NE; and J. Bradley
 P2.6Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS imagery of mesoscale weather events  extended abstract
Lewis Grasso, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Sengupta and J. F. Dostalek
 P2.7Status of the NPOESS VIIRS Instrument  
Gary Ross, NOAA/NESDIS/NPOESS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. R. Swenson
 P2.8Simulation and test of the VIIRS sensor data record (SDR) algorithm for NPOESS  
Stephen Mills, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and J. Lamoureux
 P2.9Sea surface temperature measurements from the VIIRS instrument during NPOESS  
John M. Jackson, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and W. J. Emery
 P2.10Retrieval of sea ice age and concentration using the VIIRS sea ice characterization algorithm: preliminary tests with MODIS proxy data  
Robert Mahoney, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and I. Appel and M. Kowitt
 P2.11Operational Cloud Detection Systems in the NPOESS GOES-R Era  
Gilberto A. Vicente, NOAA, Camp Springs, MD; and A. K. Heidinger
 P2.12Operational and scientific applications of ozone data from NPP and NPOESS  
John Hornstein, NPOESS IPO/NRL, Washington, DC; and L. E. Flynn, C. S. Long, R. McPeters, D. Gu, and D. Durnford
 P2.13OMPS - The Next Generation Sensor Suite for Global Ozone Monitoring  
Scott C. Asbury, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, CO; and J. Sneary, Q. Remund, and J. Rodriguez
 P2.14NSIPS: A Hub for NPOESS Cal/Val support  
Bonnie Reed, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Arlington, VA; and J. Zajic, C. Wang, A. Harrington, M. Wong, J. Bowser, J. Bay, C. Johnson, M. Johnson, and M. Echeverri
 P2.15NPOESS system architecture  
Frank Hinnant, NPOESS/IPO, Silver Spring, MD
 P2.16NPOESS storage area network (san)/fiber channel interface  
James Austin, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Inc., Aurora, CO
 P2.17NPOESS soil moisture satellite data assimilation research using windsat data  
Andrew Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and C. L. Combs, S. Longmore, D. Rapp, T. H. Vonder Harr, T. Vukicevic, G. Mason, G. McWilliams, and M. Mungiole
 P2.18NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) Science Data Segment (SDS)  
Robert J. Schweiss, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
 P2.19NPOESS interface data processing segment  
Kerry Grant, Raytheon Company, Aurora, CO
 P2.20NPOESS environmental data records  
Mike Haas, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD
 P2.21NPOESS Command, Control, and Communications Segment (C3S)  
Bill Sullivan, Raytheon, Aurora, CO
 P2.22Neural Network Retrievals of Precipitation and Atmospheric Temperature and Moisture Profiles from ATMS and CRIS  
William J. Blackwell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and F. Chen
 P2.23Modeling GOES-R 6.18510.35 m brightness temperature differences above cold thunderstorm tops  
Daniel T. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS/RAMMB, Fort Collins, CO., Fort Collins, CO; and L. Grasso
 P2.24Mixed Phase Detection and Cloud Property Retrievals during NPOESS  
Denise Hagan, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and S. Q. Kidder, A. Kankiewicz, T. H. Vonder Haar, and M. Mussetto
 P2.25Improvements to NPOESS temperature and moisture sounding by combining sounder and imaging instrument data  
Richard J. Lynch, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and C. Richard, H. E. Snell, D. B. Hogan, A. Huang, D. Hagan, and M. Mussetto
 P2.26GOES-R transition from GOES Variable Format (GVAR) to GOES Rebroadcast Data  
John W. Linn III, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and L. Shipley
 P2.27Differentiating between clouds and aerosol during the NPOESS era  
Keith Hutchison, Center for Space Research, Austin, TX; and B. Isager and J. M. Jackson
 P2.28Development and testing of the VIIRS land surface temperature using global modis proxy data and global synthetic data  
Justin Ip, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss
 P2.29Coastal waters imaging: instrument and data utility issues  
Stephanie R. Sandor-Leahy, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and P. Bissett, B. Hauss, and C. Mobley
 P2.30Cloud top temperatures of cirrus clouds retrieved from radiances in the NPOESS/VIIRS 8.55-m and 12.0-m Bandpasses  
Eric Wong, Northrup Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach., CA; and K. D. Hutchison, S. C. Ou, and K. N. Liou
 P2.31Analysis of Adjacency Effects for Two Lambertian Half-Spaces  
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA
 P2.32Air quality products from noaa's GOES-R advanced baseline imager (ABI) and hyperspectral environmental sounder (HES)  
Shobha Kondragunta, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Goldberg
 P2.33Aerosol Measurements from the VIIRS Instrument During NPOESS  
Eric Shettle, NRL, Washington, DC; and R. Halthore, E. Vermote, and J. M. Jackson
 P2.34A theoretical study of the uncertainties in the remote sensing of ice cloud optical thickness and effective size using high spectral resolution satellite observations  
Zhibo Zhang, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Yang, H. L. Huang, and J. Li
 P2.35WRF-simulated atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities  
Jason A. Otkin, CIMSS/SSEC, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and S. Wanzong
 P2.36The GOES-R ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) and continuation of GOES-N class sounder products  
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and J. Gurka, J. Li, and K. Schrab
 
5:30 PM-6:45 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall D
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
 
5:30 PM, Wednesday
Sessions end for the day
 
7:00 PM-9:30 PM, Wednesday, Ballroom C123
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
 
Thursday, 18 January 2007
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
11:00 AM-4:00 PM, Thursday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
 
12:15 PM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Thursday, Exhibit Hall D
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall and Raffle
 
3:00 PM, Thursday
Registration Desk Closes
 
4:00 PM, Thursday
Exhibits Close
 
5:30 PM, Thursday
Conference Ends
 
6:00 PM-9:00 PM, Thursday
Rasmusson Symposium Banquet
 

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