87th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 4: Global Earth Observations (Joint between 11 IOAS-AOLS and 23 IIPS)

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
216AB (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC and John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant
  1:30 PM
The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) and its Users: Fifteen Years On
John Zillman, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

  2:00 PM
The Global Climate Observing System: Defining the requirements, addressing the needs
David M. Goodrich, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland

  2:15 PM
Systematic Observation Requirements for Satellite-based Products for Climate
Paul Mason, University of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and S. Bojinski

  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
Lead centers for global climate observing system data
M. Lawrence Nicodemus, International Environmental Data Rescue Organization [IEDRO], Deale, MD; and P. Alford

  5:00 PM
The PACRAIN/PI-GCOS automated rain gauge initiative
Michael D. Klatt, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. L. Morrissey and J. S. Greene