14th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

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
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall C
Joint Poster Session 1 Observation and Datasets-Part I (Joint between the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology and the 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation)
 JP1.1Will the real Los Angeles stand up: Impacts of a weather station's relocation on climatic records (and record weather)  extended abstract
William C. Patzert, NASA/JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. LaDochy, J. K. Willis, and T. Mardirosian
 JP1.2Using sensitive variables to validate and complete global historical radiosonde metadata-Toward computing atmospheric climate trends adjusted for instrument changes  extended abstract
Steven R. Schroeder, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX
 JP1.3The determination and description of surface weather types in central sudan using the principal components analysis and non- hierarchical clustering methods  
Khadiga Abdelmola, Atrstotle Univ., Thessaloniki, Greece
 JP1.4Three-dimensional airflow analysis inside snow gauge shielding to determine snow gauge collection efficiencies  extended abstract
Scott D. Landolt, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Rasmussen
 JP1.5Potential climate applications from a global geostationary satellite data set  extended abstract
Kenneth R. Knapp, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
 JP1.6The Mississippi Mesonet: Phase 2  extended abstract
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and E. Matlack
 JP1.7The cause of the positive cloud to ground lightning anomaly over the Midwest Unites States: An exploratory survey from 2000 to 2005  
Mariana Oliveira Felix, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and G. R. Huffines and R. E. Orville
 JP1.8Identification of intra-month daily mean temperature modes using principal components analysis  extended abstract
Charles J. Fisk, Naval Base, Point Mugu, CA
 JP1.9Assessment of discontinuities due to joining precipitation observations in Canada  extended abstract
Lucie A. Vincent, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and E. Mekis
 JP1.10Improved Accuracy in Measuring Precipitation with the NERON Network in New England  extended abstract
Cynthia R. Morgan, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and G. R. Essenberg, K. C. Crawford, and C. A. Fiebrich
 JP1.11Winter Test of All-Weather Precipitation Accumulation Gauge for ASOS 2005-2006  extended abstract
Christopher M. Greeney, SAIC, Sterling, VA; and J. V. Fiore, J. M. Dover, and M. L. Salyards
 JP1.12Storing and organizing ARM Program measurements documentation for data quality purposes  extended abstract
Kenneth E. Kehoe, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. Peppler, K. L. Sonntag, and S. T. Moore
 JP1.13ROVER: RENCI Outreach Vehicles for Education and Research  
Jessica L. Proud, Renaissance Computing Institue, Chapel Hill, NC; and K. Galluppi
JP1.14Performing quality control on wave measurements in extreme events  
Richard Bouchard, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Monday, 207A
Session 1 Hydrological Measurements
Chair: C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:00 PM1.1Using liquid-equivalent snow gauge measurements to determine snow depth-Preliminary Results  extended abstract wrf recording
Kevin Van Galloway, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. D. Landolt and R. M. Rasmussen
4:15 PM1.2The use of a wetness sensor in precipitation measurements for the U.S. Climate Reference Network  extended abstract wrf recording
William G. Collins, Short and Associates, Queenstown, MD; and C. B. Baker
4:30 PM1.3The effects of condensation on the outside wall of a Geonor precipitation gauge  extended abstract wrf recording
Alisa Holley, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. E. Hall
4:45 PM1.4Development of the All-Weather Precipitation Accumulation Gauge transfer function for ASOS  extended abstract wrf recording
Jennifer M. Dover, NOAA/NWS, Sterling, VA; and J. V. Fiore
5:00 PM1.5Correcting the wind bias in snowfall measurements made with a Geonor T-200B precipitation gauge and Alter wind shield  extended abstract wrf recording
Craig D. Smith, EC, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
5:15 PM1.6Continued Operational Testing of Various Precipitation Sensors and Protective Shields in Support of the United States Climate Reference Network (USCRN)  extended abstract wrf recording
Lee W. Larson, Short and Associates, Prairie Village, KS; and C. B. Baker, E. L. May, H. Bogin, and W. G. Collins
5:30 PM, Monday
Sessions end for the day
Tuesday, 16 January 2007
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, 207A
Session 2 Integrated Instrumentation and Networks for Climate Studies
Chair: Michael R. Helfert, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
8:30 AM2.1Using the Foothills Climate Array (FCA) to examine chinooks of Southwestern Alberta  
Amanda S. Adams, Univ. of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; and S. Marshall
8:45 AM2.2Temperature deviation study of three co-located platinum resistance thermometers  
Alisa Holley, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Gros and M. E. Hall
9:00 AM2.3Rain Gauge Measurements in Mid-Atlantic Region  
Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and P. G. Bashor and V. L. McDowell
9:15 AM2.4A SensorSpaces system for data acquisition and real-time management of field measurements  extended abstract wrf recording
Young Yee, Mkey Technologies, LLC, Las Cruces, NM; and E. Vidal, S. Cabrera, and G. Rosiles
9:30 AM2.5A QPE analysis using portable automated research micrometeorological stations (PARMS) deployed at the Tar Creek Superfund Site  extended abstract wrf recording
Heather R. Campbell, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and D. R. Cheresnick and J. B. Basara
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
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, 207A
Session 3 Improving Climate Data Records Using reference-Quality In Situ Upper-Air Observations I Session Chair: Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO
Chair: Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO
1:30 PM3.1Vertical atmospheric profiling in Lindenberg since 1905  
Franz H. Berger, German Meteorological Service, Lindenberg, Germany; and D. Engelbart, W. Adam, and U. Leiterer
1:45 PM3.2Towards a GCOS reference upper air network  
David M. Goodrich, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
2:00 PM3.3Historical monitoring of upper-air temperature changes  
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Thorne
2:15 PM3.4Comparison of 10-year (1996-2005) Operational radiosonde data with ARM radiosonde and remote sensing data  extended abstract wrf recording
Kathryn Young, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Wang
2:30 PM3.5A Candidate GCOS Atmospheric Reference Observations Network (GARON) Consisting of ARM, BSRN and WMO Reporting Sites and Satellite / In-situ Data Collection Strategies  extended abstract wrf recording
Anthony L. Reale, NOAA/NESDIS, Washington, DC; and E. G. Dutton
2:45 PM3.6Application of Microwave Radiometry to Improving Climate Data Records  extended abstract wrf recording
James C. Liljegren, ANL, Argonne, IL; and M. P. Cadeddu
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday, 207A
Session 4 Improving Climate Data Records Using Reference-Quality In Situ Upper-Air Observations II
Chair: Peter Thorne, UK Met Office, Exeter United Kingdom
3:30 PM4.1Validation of Microwave Sounders' Lower Stratosphere Temperature Trend using GPS RO Data  
Shu-peng Ho, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Kuo and Z. Zeng
3:45 PM4.2Use of Radiosondes and Satellites for Mutual Inhomogeneity Detection  extended abstract
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. B. Norris and R. W. Spencer
4:00 PM4.3Monitoring the quality of global radiosonde humidity record using ground-based GPS measurements  
Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Zhang
4:15 PM4.4Examination of potential biases in radiosonde temperature and humidity records in Canada  extended abstract wrf recording
Lucie A. Vincent, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and E. Milewska
4:30 PM4.5Comparison of weather data from the Remote Automated Weather Station network and the North American Regional Reanalysis  extended abstract wrf recording
Beth L. Hall, DRI, Reno, NV; and T. J. Brown
4:45 PM4.6Accurate Referencing of Satellite Data to Radiosonde Profiles; Theory and Case Study  extended abstract wrf recording
Nikita S. Pougatchev, Space Dynamics Laboratory, Logan, UT; and D. J. Seidel, G. A. Bingham, S. V. Kireev, and D. C. Tobin
5:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday
Sessions end for the day
Wednesday, 17 January 2007
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, 207A
Session 5 Accuracy and Calibration of Instrumentation
Chair: Paul M. Fransioli, J3AQM, LLC, Las Vegas, NV
8:30 AM5.1Use of the Consensus Reference Concept for Testing Radiosondes  extended abstract wrf recording
Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Fitzgibbon
8:45 AM5.2Sources of unexpected inaccuracies in temperature measurements   wrf recording
Richard N. Berler, KGNS TV, Laredo, TX
9:00 AM5.3Recalibration of MSU satellites for improving accuracy of atmospheric climate trend detection  
Cheng-Zhi Zou, NOAA/ORA, Camp Springs, MD
9:15 AM5.4Calibration and Use of Site-Specific Urban Weather Observations Data using Microscale Modeling  extended abstract
William J. Coirier, CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, AL; and S. Kim, S. C. Ericson, and S. Marella
9:30 AM5.5An Overview of the Oklahoma City Urban Micronet Test Facility  extended abstract wrf recording
Thomas E. Winning Jr., Oklahoma Climatololgical Survey, Norman, OK; and B. G. Illston, M. M. Ferris, and J. B. Basara
9:45 AM5.6An analysis of peak wind speed data from collocated mechanical and ultrasonic anemometers  extended abstract wrf recording
David A. Short, ENSCO Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and L. A. Wells, F. J. Merceret, and W. P. Roeder
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday, Meeting Room Foyer
Coffee Break
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)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall C
Joint Poster Session 2 Observation and Datasets-Part II (Joint between the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology and the 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation)
 JP2.1Operational Radiosondes: Summary of Temperature Errors  
F. J. Schmidlin, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA; and E. T. Northam
 JP2.2Observations of three-body scattering signatures with a polarimetric and conventional WSR-88D radar  
Darren R. Clabo, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma/NOAA, Norman, OK; and D. Zrnic
 JP2.3Noise dependencies for Geonor vibrating wire precipitation gauge  
Alisa Holley, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Gros and M. E. Hall
 JP2.4Mixing Height in Unstable Conditions: Measurements and Parameterizations  extended abstract
S. A. Hsu, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; and B. W. Blanchard
 JP2.5MADIS support for UrbaNet  extended abstract
Patricia A. Miller, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and M. F. Barth, L. Benjamin, R. S. Artz, and W. R. Pendergrass
 JP2.6Light rain retrievals using CloudSat 94-GHz radar data-Preliminary results  extended abstract
Cristian Mitrescu, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. M. Haynes, T. S. L'Ecuyer, S. D. Miller, and F. J. Turk
 JP2.7Numerical simulations of the electrification and microphysics of the 22nd February 1993 TOGA COARE tropical squall line case  
Alexandre Fierro, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie, E. R. Mansell, and J. Straka
 JP2.8Improved accuracy in inferring the fine scale properties of rain rate from rain gauge time series  extended abstract
Paul D. Baxter, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and K. S. Paulson
 JP2.9Evaluation of wind algorithms for reporting wind direction for use in air traffic control towers  extended abstract
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen
 JP2.10Development of new wind profiler radar  
Katsuyuki Imai, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Osaka, Japan
 JP2.11Cloud photogrammetric studies in T-REX  
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and B. Grubisic
 JP2.12Characterizing Middle to High Latitude Precipitation Over Land and Ocean: A Multisensor Approach  
Benjamin T. Johnson, Univ. of Maryland/JCET and Univ. of Wisconsin, Greenbelt, MD; and G. W. Petty, G. Skofronick-Jackson, and J. Wang
JP2.13Characterization of Anomalies Affecting Electric Field Mill Performance in Local Atmospheric Inversions—A Joint Study  
Michael R. Heer, ARINC Engineering Services, LLC, Colorado Springs, CO; and L. A. Brukardt, A. F. Heineman, J. L. Justice, and R. Wacker
 JP2.14Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer (AMPR) signature of an inland flooding case in the Dominican Republic from Hurricane Georges (1998)  
Courtney Denise Radley, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL
 JP2.15A 23-year record of satellite-derived polar winds and its importance for climate reanalysis (Formerly J3.11)  
Richard Dworak, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Key, D. Santek, and C. Velden
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday, 207A
Session 6 New Observations
Chair: Frank W. Gallagher, III, Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, UT
4:00 PM6.1Ultrasonic snow depth sensors for National Weather Service (NWS) snow measurements in the U.S.: Evaluation of operational readiness  extended abstract wrf recording
Wendy A. Ryan, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken
4:15 PM6.2Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment  
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and J. D. Doyle
4:30 PM6.3Preliminary operational evaluation of WindSat ocean surface vector winds at the Tropical Prediction Center/National Hurricane Center  extended abstract wrf recording
Michael J. Brennan, UCAR/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL; and R. D. Knabb
4:45 PM6.4On the use of observations from a dense mesonet to improve short-term, high-resolution meteorological model forecasts  
Tanya L. Otte, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC; and L. J. Reynolds, R. Draxler, and T. Pierce
5:00 PM6.5Cloud seeding as a technique for studying aerosol-cloud Interactions in marine stratocumulus  
Bruce Albrecht, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and V. P. Ghate, P. Kollias, H. Jonsson, and D. Breed
5:15 PM6.6An Algorithm Deriving Snowfall from an Ensemble of Sonic Ranging Snow Depth Sensors  extended abstract wrf recording
Alexandre Fischer, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and Y. Durocher
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
8:30 AM-5:30 PM, Thursday, 206A
Joint Session 3 Observations and Data Sets (Joint between 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Cochairs: Christopher Daly, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR; C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
8:30 AMJ3.1An analysis of the Oklahoma City urban heat island  extended abstract wrf recording
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and P. K. Hall, D. R. Cheresnick, and A. J. Schroeder
8:45 AMJ3.2Multi-Decadal Scale Temperature Cycles-Trends, Causes and Modifiers   wrf recording
Joseph S. D'Aleo, Hudson Seven Ltd., Hudson, NH
9:00 AMJ3.3Impact of Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS) on the long-term temperature record: climatological significance  
Patrick Taylor, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and C. Kauffman
9:15 AMJ3.4Design temperatures for heating and cooling applications in northern Colorado-an update  extended abstract wrf recording
Wendy A. Ryan, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and N. Doesken and D. Swartz
9:30 AMJ3.5Shifts in the U. S. seasonal daily temperature range (DTR) peaks and dips in the 20th century  
Rezaul Mahmood, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and N. Lawalin and S. A. Foster
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:00 AMJ3.6Exploring spatial and temporal variability of DTR among USHCN stations in the Ohio River Valley  
Stuart A. Foster, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood
11:15 AMJ3.7Observer Bias in Daily Precipitation Measurements at United States Cooperative Network Stations  extended abstract wrf recording
Christopher Daly, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR; and W. Gibson, G. H. Taylor, M. Doggett, and J. Smith
11:30 AMJ3.8A brief evaluation of precipitation from the North American Regional Reanalysis  
Melissa S. Bukovsky, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Karoly
11:45 AMJ3.9Orographic Enhancements in Precipitation: Construction of a Global Monthly Precipitation Climatology from Gauge Observations and Satellite Estimates  extended abstract
Mingyue Chen, RS Information Systems, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and P. Xie, J. Janowiak, and V. Kousky
11:59 AMJ3.10Status and outlook for global combined precipitation estimates   wrf recording
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, and E. J. Nelkin
12:14 PMJ3.11 moved. New paper number JP2.15  
12:15 PMLunch Break (Cash &Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)  
1:30 PMJ3.12A synoptic climatology of blowing dust events in El Paso, Texas from 1932-2005  extended abstract wrf recording
David J. Novlan, NOAA/NWSFO, Santa Teresa, NM; and M. P. Hardiman and T. E. Gill
1:45 PMJ3.13An updated warm-season convective wind climatology for the Florida space coast  extended abstract wrf recording
Kristin A. Cummings, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and E. J. Dupont, A. J. Loconto, J. P. Koermer, and W. P. Roeder
2:00 PMJ3.14Maximum Wind Gust Return Periods for Oklahoma Using the Oklahoma Mesonet  extended abstract wrf recording
Andrew J. Reader, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK
2:15 PMJ3.15Climatology of westerly wind events in the lee of the Sierra Nevada  
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and M. Xiao
2:30 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall and Raffle  
3:14 PMJ3.16 moved. New paper number J1.10  
3:15 PMJ3.17A climatology of North American fire danger from the North American Regional Reanalysis dataset  
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, Nevada; and W. M. Jolly and B. L. Hall
3:30 PMJ3.18Assessing Reference Evapotranspiration Observations in North Carolina  
Fan Chen, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and P. J. Robinson
3:45 PMJ3.19Progress in NOAA Data and Observation Services  extended abstract wrf recording
Robert J. Leffler, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. J. Brewer, R. Livezey, and T. W. Owen
4:00 PMJ3.20A new paradigm in near real-time cooperative data ingest at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center  extended abstract
Karsten Shein, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. W. Owen
4:15 PMJ3.21Statewide Monitoring of the Mesoscale Environment: A Technical Update  extended abstract wrf recording
Kenneth C. Crawford, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson, C. A. Fiebrich, and R. L. Elliott
4:30 PMJ3.22Kentucky Mesonet: Instrumentation and an update  
Rezaul Mahmood, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY; and S. A. Foster, C. B. Baker, and K. C. Crawford
4:45 PMJ3.23 moved. New paper number 5.10 in 16 Applied Climatology  
4:46 PMJ3.24Satellite sounder-based atmospheric parameter climatologies: tools for monitoring/assessing short and long-term climate variabilities and trends  
Gyula I. Molnar, JCET/Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Susskind
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Thursday, 207A
Session 7 Data Quality Control / Metadata
Chair: Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
8:30 AM7.1Validation of radiosondes using statistical reconstructions: data prior to 1958  
Andrea N. Grant, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland; and S. Brönnimann and T. Ewen
8:45 AM7.2Strategies for evaluating quality control procedures  extended abstract
Imke Durre, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. J. Menne and R. S. Vose
9:00 AM7.3Operational transition of the data processing, quality control, and web services of the Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Array (TAO)  extended abstract wrf recording
Richard Bouchard, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS; and K. Kern, L. Bernard, C. C. Teng, R. Crout, D. T. Conlee, S. Birch, J. Zhou, R. Gagne, J. Boyd, T. Mettlach, R. Weir, J. Rauch, D. C. Petraitis, P. Spence, M. Follette, D. McCaffrey, M. Little, and B. Comstock
9:15 AM7.4Data rescue and quality control of Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) data  extended abstract wrf recording
Hilawe Semunegus, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. J. Bates, R. R. Ferraro, F. Weng, and W. Berg
9:30 AM7.5A Quality Assurance System for Canadian Pressure Data  
Hui Wan, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and X. Wang and V. R. Swail
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
11:00 AM-12:30 PM, Thursday, 207A
Session 8 Remote Sensing
Chair: Kenneth R. Knapp, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
11:00 AM8.1WSR-88D observations of volcanic ash  extended abstract wrf recording
Jefferson Wood, NOAA/NWSFO, Anchorage, AK; and C. Scott and D. Schneider
11:15 AM8.2Passive Microwave Rain Retrievals Using a New, Observations-Based, Parameterization of Sub-satellite Rain Variability  
S. M. Hristova-Veleva, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and P. S. Callahan, R. S. Dunbar, B. W. Stiles, S. H. Yueh, J. N. Huddleston, S. V. Hsiao, G. Neumann, M. H. Freilich, B. A. Vanhoff, W. -. Y. Tsai, R. W. Gaston, E. Rodriguez, and D. E. Weissman
11:30 AM8.3On-orbit Verification of Infrared Sounders on MetOP-A  
Likun Wang, QSS Group Inc, Camp Spring, MD; and C. Cao
11:45 AM8.4MODIS infrared channel spectral response function calibration with co-located AIRS observation  extended abstract
Haibing Sun, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and W. Wolf, C. D. Barnet, L. Zhou, and M. Goldberg
12:00 PM8.5MODIS Infrared Channel Spectral Response Function Calibration with Co-located AIRS Observations  
Haibing Sun, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and W. Wolf, C. D. Barnet, L. Zhou, and M. Goldberg
12:15 PM8.6Calibrating geostationary satellite infrared sensors for climate applications  extended abstract wrf recording
Kenneth R. Knapp, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
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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