87th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 6: Climate and Science Implications

Wednesday, 17 January 2007: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chair:  Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.
  10:30 AM
Introduction and Overview
Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.

U.S. Climate Change Program: An Update on Progress and Future Challenges

  10:50 AM
Climate Capabilites with Restructured NPOESS
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. J. Bates, B. R. Barkstrom, C. J. Koblinsky, and M. D. Goldberg

  11:20 AM
  11:50 AM
The Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) - Helping to Improve Climate, Weather, Ocean and Air Quality Forecasts and the Accuracy of Climate Data Sets
John F. LeMarshall, JCSDA, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Lord, M. M. Rienecker, P. Phoebus, J. Jung, J. Derber, M. Goldberg, F. Weng, L. P. Riishojgaard, and J. G. Yoe