23rd Conference on IIPS
11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)

Joint Session 4


Global Earth Observations (Joint between 11 IOAS-AOLS and 23 IIPS)

 Cochairs: Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant, Berryville, VA
1:30 PMJ4.1The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) and its Users: Fifteen Years On  
John Zillman, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia
2:00 PMJ4.2The Global Climate Observing System: Defining the requirements, addressing the needs  
David M. Goodrich, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
2:15 PMJ4.3Systematic Observation Requirements for Satellite-based Products for Climate  
Paul Mason, University of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and S. Bojinski
2:30 PMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
4:00 PMJ4.4Improving the Operation of the GCOS Surface and Upper Air Networks  
Richard K. Thigpen, GCOS Secretariat, Silver Spring, MD
4:15 PMJ4.5Lead centers for global climate observing system data  extended abstract wrf recording
M. Lawrence Nicodemus, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and P. Alford
4:30 PMJ4.6NOAA's Scientific Data Stewardship program: connecting essential climate variables to science questions and societal impacts for long-term information access  extended abstract wrf recording
Bruce R. Barkstrom, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. J. Bates and J. Privette
4:45 PMJ4.7Pacific Island Global Climate Observing System (PI-GCOS): Addressing Pacific island weather and climate issues through international cooperation  
Dean Solofa, SPREP, Apia, Samoa; and S. Postawko and M. Morrissey
5:00 PMJ4.8The PACRAIN/PI-GCOS automated rain gauge initiative  
Michael D. Klatt, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. L. Morrissey and J. S. Greene
5:15 PMJ4.9The U.S. Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) program: plans for high elevation and high latitude GCOS surface network sites based on the benchmark U.S. Climate Reference Network (CRN) system  extended abstract wrf recording
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; and M. R. Helfert

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM, 216AB

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