87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 3: Assimilation of Observations (Ocean, Atmosphere, and Land Surface) into Models

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
212B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chair:  Lars Peter Riishojgaard, JCSDA
  8:45 AM
NCEP's gridpoint statistical interpolation analysis system
John C. Derber, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Treadon, W. S. Wu, D. F. Parrish, and D. T. Kleist

  9:00 AM
  9:15 AM
Assimilating specific humidity observations with Local Ensemble Transform Kalman filter
Junjie Liu, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and E. Kalnay

  9:30 AM
Testing of techniques for error analysis in assimilation of cloudy radiances
Rosanne Polkinghorne, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. Vukicevic and K. F. Evans

Poster PDF (139.3 kB)
  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
An Investigation of the characterization of cloud contamination in hyperspectral radiances
Will McCarty, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD; and G. J. Jedlovec, A. L. Molthan, and J. F. LeMarshall

  11:15 AM
A HWRF numerical study of the wind field expansion with Hurricane Katrina during a period of rapid intensification
Christopher M. Hill, Geosystems Research Institute, Stennis Space Center, MS; and P. J. Fitzpatrick, Q. Xiao, J. Sun, Y. Li, and N. Tran

  11:30 AM
An Improved Data Reduction Tool in Support of the Real-Time Assimilation of NASA Satellite Data Streams
Michael Splitt, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and S. Lazarus, M. Lueken, R. Ramachandran, X. Li, S. Movva, S. Graves, B. Zavodsky, and W. M. Lapenta

  11:45 AM
Investigation of WRF performance on Southwestern U.S during the Summer of 2006
Jitin Arora, University of Texas, El Paso, TX; and R. M. Fitzgerald, D. Lu, and C. A. Brock

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

  1:30 PM
Variational quality control at NCEP
Xiujuan Su, SAIC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Derber, D. Parrish, and R. Treadon

  1:45 PM
  2:00 PM
A wildland fire Dynamic Data-Driven Application System
Janice L. Coen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. D. Beezley, L. S. Bennethum, C. C. Douglas, M. Kim, R. Kremens, J. Mandel, G. Qin, and A. Vodacek


  2:15 PM
On Using Data Assimilation in Dispersion Modeling
Anke Beyer, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and G. Young and S. E. Haupt

  2:30 PM
Variational Doppler Radar Data Assimilation for the Weather Research and Forecasting Model
Qingnong Xiao, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Sun, W. C. Lee, E. Lim, J. Gu, S. Sugimoto, X. Zhang, Y. R. Guo, D. M. Barker, X. Y. Huang, and Y. H. Kuo

On the utility of the UND MAAP cycling system for short-term numerical weather prediction

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall