87th AMS Annual Meeting

Poster Session 2: Applications and Exploitation of NPOESS and GOES-R Data Products II

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chair:  Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc.
Validation of mesoscale model output with satellite observations
Manajit Sengupta, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and L. Grasso, D. T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria

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The VIIRS Fire Mask
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and D. B. Hogan, T. Kennely, and S. Zaccheo

The 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

The NPOESS field terminal segment
James Jensen, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Omaha, NE; and J. Bradley

Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS imagery of mesoscale weather events
Lewis Grasso, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Sengupta and J. F. Dostalek

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Status of the NPOESS VIIRS Instrument
Gary Ross, NOAA/NESDIS/NPOESS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. R. Swenson

Simulation and test of the VIIRS sensor data record (SDR) algorithm for NPOESS
Stephen Mills, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and J. Lamoureux

Sea surface temperature measurements from the VIIRS instrument during NPOESS
John M. Jackson, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and W. J. Emery

Retrieval of sea ice age and concentration using the VIIRS sea ice characterization algorithm: preliminary tests with MODIS proxy data
Robert Mahoney, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and I. Appel and M. Kowitt

Operational Cloud Detection Systems in the NPOESS GOES-R Era
Gilberto A. Vicente, NOAA, Camp Springs, MD; and A. K. Heidinger

Operational 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

OMPS - 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

NSIPS: 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

NPOESS system architecture
Frank Hinnant, Eagle Consulting, LLC, Lansing, NC

NPOESS storage area network (san)/fiber channel interface
James Austin, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Inc., Aurora, CO

NPOESS 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

NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) Science Data Segment (SDS)
Robert J. Schweiss, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

NPOESS interface data processing segment
Kerry Grant, Raytheon Company, Aurora, CO

NPOESS environmental data records
Mike Haas, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD

NPOESS Command, Control, and Communications Segment (C3S)
Bill Sullivan, Raytheon, Aurora, CO

Neural 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

Modeling 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

Mixed 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

Improvements 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

GOES-R transition from GOES Variable Format (GVAR) to GOES Rebroadcast Data
John W. Linn III, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and L. Shipley

Differentiating between clouds and aerosol during the NPOESS era
Keith Hutchison, Center for Space Research, Austin, TX; and B. Isager and J. M. Jackson

Development 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

Coastal 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

Cloud top temperatures of cirrus clouds retrieved from radiances in the NPOESS/VIIRS 8.55-m and 12.0-m Bandpasses
Eric Wong, Northrup Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach., CA; and K. D. Hutchison, S. C. Ou, and K. N. Liou

Analysis of Adjacency Effects for Two Lambertian Half-Spaces
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA

Aerosol Measurements from the VIIRS Instrument During NPOESS
Eric Shettle, NRL, Washington, DC; and R. Halthore, E. Vermote, and J. M. Jackson

WRF-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

The 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