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Oral Submissions
Sponsor: Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere Special Session


Poster Session
Poster Submissions
Sponsor: Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere Special Session

Saturday, 13 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Saturday, 13 January 2007


Sat 13 Jan

12:00 AM-1:00 AM: Saturday, 13 January 2007


Oral Submissions
Sponsor: Sixth Annual Student Conference

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Saturday, 13 January 2007


Poster Session
Poster Submissions
Sponsor: Sixth Annual Student Conference

Papers:
 
Radar and Surface Measurements of Boundary Layer Convergence Zones
Theresa Abigail Aguilar, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and T. M. Weckwerth

 
Using portable automated research micrometeorological stations (PARMS) deployed at the Tar Creek Superfund for a QPE analysis
Heather R. Campbell, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and D. R. Cheresnick and J. Basara

 
Methods for a Warm-Season Convective Wind Climatology for the Florida Space Coast
Kristin A. Cummings, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. J. Dupont

 
The Influence of Low-Level Stable Layers on Damaging Surface Winds within Bow Echoes
Jonathan J. Cunningham, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT; and N. T. Atkins

 
The Influence of Low-Level Stable Layers on Damaging Surface Winds within Bow Echoes
Jonathan J. Cunningham, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT; and N. T. Atkins

 
Validation of a Polarimetric Radar Hail Detection Algorithm Using a Fuzzy Logic Approach
Alicia M. Dale, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and L. D. Carey and V. Chandrasekar

 
The variability of regional climate conditions associated with Lake Champlain lake-effect snow systems
Jared Desrochers, Department of Geoscience, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and M. Payer and N. Laird

 
GIS-based Radar Rainfall Verification
Braxton Lee Edwards, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; and O. Wilhelmi, D. N. Yates, and C. Worster

 
Developing a C++ interface for netCDF-4
Shanna-Shaye Sashai Forbes, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 
The Effect of Terrain on CASA Radars
Chris Gilson, Meteorology Program, Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, California, PA

 
Media Influence on Hurricane Rita
Nicholas L. Hampshire, NOAA/NWS, Fort Worth, TX; and S. D. Winkley

 
New York State Finger Lakes winter lake-effect events: event characteristics
Natasha Hodas, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and R. Sobash and N. Laird

 
 
Using GIS and NJWXNET observations to study NJ mesoscale weather phenomena
Ryan M. Kelly, Kean University, Union, NJ; and S. Yoh

 
Radiative Influences on the Bergeron-Findeisen process in Arctic mixed-phase clouds
Zach Lebo, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania; and N. Johnson and J. Y. Harrington

 
An evaluation and comparison of microphysics fields in Dennis (2005) at various lifecycle stages
Eric C. Meyers, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and R. Rogers

 
Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery: Helping build capacity for end-users
Eric C. Meyers, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and J. Vogt, K. Sanders, J. Kurdzo, H. Kunsman, C. Kelly, B. Potter, R. Junod, N. Banks, L. Plourde, and M. Patrick

 
Examination of measurements and simulations of aerosol optical depth during the MILAGRO campaign
Alicia Middleton, NASA DEVELOP National Program, Hampton, VA; and L. K. Bell, D. Muthulingam, B. Mather, G. Stevens, D. Tigerino Miranda, N. Loney, R. A. Ferrare, and G. Carmichael

 
WRF model response to physics perturbations during Hurricane Rita
Zachary Christian Morgan, College Station, TX; and R. M. Mosier, S. Wang, J. Harvey, and F. Zhang

 
A climatological study of Lake Champlain lake-effect snow band events
Melissa Payer, SUNY Albany, Albany, NY; and J. Desrochers and N. Laird

 
Boundary layer structure and aerosols from ship observations over the Eastern Caribbean
K.L. Rasmussen, University of Washington, WA; and G. P. Izzo

 
Assessing the Precision of GPS Radio Occultation
Luna M. Rodriguez, Graduate Student, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 
Understanding local wind circulations over White Sands Missile Range
Armand D. Silva, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 
New York State Finger Lakes Winter lake-effect events: Surface, sounding, and synoptic environment
Ryan Sobash, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and N. Hodas and N. Laird

 
Using CALIPSO to study the influence of the Saharan Air Layer (SAL) on the intensity of tropical cyclones
Christopher Spells, Hampton University, Hampton, VA; and J. Anderson and M. P. McCormick

 
Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorological Feature Climatology in the Alaska Region using Synthetic Aperture Radar
Matthew Stepp, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and T. D. Sikora and G. S. Young

 
Haze Events and Visibility Variations for Several Sites across New Hampshire
Karen Thorp, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and N. Laird

 
LEAD Ontology Vocabulary
J. Vogt, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and C. Warren and A. Cardona

 
The Oklahoma City Urban Micronet Test Facility
Thomas E. Winning Jr., Oklahoma Climatololgical Survey, Norman, OK; and B. G. Illston, M. M. Ferris, and J. B. Basara

 
Improving Visualization Tools for Solving Difficult Problems in Cloud Microphysics
Jennifer L. Bewley, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Lasher-Trapp, D. Ebert, Y. Song, and N. Svakhine

 
Characteristics of Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) between 23şC and 24şC West of the Galápagos Islands
Douglas J. Gavin, Jackson State University, 39217, Jackson, MS; and L. M. Hartten, N. Gordon, R. Markel, and K. Diaz

 
Compact Aircraft Lidar for Aerosol Atmospheric Profiling
Jasper Lewis Jr., Hampton University, Hampton, VA; and R. De Young

 
Correlating atmospheric water vapor and hurricane intensity
Talea Mayo, University of Texas, Austin, Austin, TX

 
Comparison of CHAMP Radio Occultations with Global Model Forecasts: 2005 Hurricane Season
Michael Kevin Hernandez, Pennsylvania State University, Miami, FL; and Y. H. Kuo, D. C. Hunt, W. Abshire, J. Weber, and A. C. Didlake Jr.

 
The Impact of Megacities on the emission of NO2 using GOME and SCIAMACHY data
Imani Morris, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and S. Massie, T. Barnes, B. Lefer, A. Wilson, and B. L. Edwards

7:30 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 13 January 2007


Student Conference Registration
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Sunday, 14 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Sun 14 Jan

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Short Course Registration
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Conference Registration
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Poster Session 1
Poster Session
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Symposium on Education
Chairs: Marianne J. Hayes, AMS Education Resource Educator; Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator

Papers:
 
 
P1.2
Weather & Climate Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Geography and Geology

 
Utilizing GLOBE as an Inquiry-Based Teaching Strategy in the Shenandoah Valley
M.K. Handley, James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA; and M. Fenzel, M. Blanchard, and C. J. Brodrick

 
Using Historic Events in Teaching the AMS Online Meteorology Course
Lallie F. Scott, Northeastern State Univ., Tahlequah, OK

 
P1.8
The Role of Government in Meteorological and Oceanographic Education

 
Teaching Online Weather at Gavilan College
Andrew H. Van Tuyl, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

 
Teaching Online Ocean Studies at Sacramento City College, Sacramento, California
Michael Hunter, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

 
Teaching meteorological instrumentation on the cruise liner Explorer of the Seas
Bruce Albrecht, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and S. Vargus, I. Jo, C. Maxwell, L. Farmer, and E. Williams

 
Teaching elementary students about climate variability through the Globe Program
William R. Huskin, Central Bucks School District, Doylestown, PA

 
Supporting research efforts through enhanced education and hands-on learning: Issues of data quality and quantity
Lauren Bodenhamer, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Postawko, M. Morrissey, and M. Koeka

 
SPaRCE (Schools of the Pacific Rainfall Climate Experiment): Fifteen years of integrating research and education
Melissa Koeka, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Postawko, L. Bodenhamer, and M. Morrissey

 
SOAP: An undergraduate education and research program to measure and understand the climatology of storms in Southeast Texas
Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and K. Brugman, L. Hopper, and C. Hernandez

 
SERC resources for weather and climate educators
Bill Bruihler, Science Education Resource Center, Northfield, MN

 
Results of the initial offering of Online Ocean Studies at Palo Alto College
Glen S. Tanck, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX

 
Professional Development for Undergraduate Minority Meteorology Students Through the NOAA Educational Partnership with Minority Serving Institutions
John L. Shoemake Sr., Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and M. D. Benjamin, S. L. Dixon, K. D. Hair, M. L. Jones, and Q. D. Jones

 
Overcoming inertia: Building acceptance of and interest in new meteorology and oceanography courses
David M. Lawrence, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA

 
P1.24
Online Ocean Course at Columbus State University

 
OK-WARN: Oklahoma Weather Alert Remote Notification
Vincent T. Wood, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (191.5 kB)
 
Laboratory Exercises for Enhancing Alaska Pacific University's online oceanography courses
Richard L. Myers Jr., Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK

 
Introducing Online Ocean Studies at a large urban community college
Alta S. Cate, Houston Community College, Central Campus, Houston, TX

 
Integration of Globe Protocols Across the High School Science Curriculum
Michael Jaycox, Rockingham County Public Schools, Harrisonburg, VA; and R. Kohrs and D. Zook

 
P1.30
Initiating Introduction of Online Weather Studies

 
Implementing AMS Online Weather Studies and Online Ocean Studies at Columbia Union College
Serhii Kalynovskyi, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, MD

 
Implementation Process of Online Ocean Studies Course for Non-Science Major Students
Valentina S. David, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL

 
Implementation of the AMS Online Ocean Studies into the distance course in Ocean Observing
Alexander V. Soloviev, Nova Southeastern Univ., Dania Beach, FL; and M. A. Tinsley and J. Dougan

 
Implementation of AMS Online Ocean Studies Course at CCSN, Las Vegas, Nevada
Barbara Graham, College Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, NV

 
Hurricanes and the Collapse of the Georgetown Rice Culture
Everett Spell, Columbia College, Columbia, SC; and M. Griffin

 
First-time teaching of online oceanography at a small community college
Michael T. Leach, 1500 North 3rd Street, Grants, NM

Poster PDF (44.3 kB)
 
P1.39
Expanding Science Courses with Meteorology at Kapi`olani Community College

 
Crafting an entertaining and informative weather display at the Lubbock Science Spectrum
Mark R. Conder, NOAA/NWSFO, Lubbock, TX; and J. Weaver, S. Cobb, B. Lamarre, G. Skwira, C. Hill, E. Calianese, L. Vannozzi, and J. Hickman

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
Convective Initiation in New Jersey (through student professional development)
Paul J. Croft, Kean Univ., Union, NJ; and S. L. Koenigstein, J. Lewis, R. Matthews, M. C. Rod, and M. Szczepanski

 
An earth science hands-on activity based on Hurricane Katrina
Pedro Ramirez, California State University, Los Angeles, CA; and S. LaDochy and W. C. Patzert

Poster PDF (394.7 kB)
 
AMS Online Weather Studies Course at Gallaudet University
Henry David Snyder, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC

 
AMS Online Oceanography: implementation and delivery at the community college level
John M. Patterson, Paul D. Camp Community Collete, Suffolk, VA

 
Study of Environmental Factors Contributing to Severity of Wildfires in Volusia County, Florida
Rachelle Aupperle, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL; and V. S. David

 
P1.47
Probabilistic forecasting and the future of meteorology: Training for changing roles

 
Preparing college students for On-Line Weather Studies
Melanie Patton Renfrew, Los Angeles Harbor College, Wilmington, CA

 
Practicality in Teaching Weather
Dahwei Chang, College of the Southwest, Hobbs, NM

 
Poster-Connecting weather to the environment: A short course on watersheds for weather broadcasters
Joseph Lamos, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and M. Kelsch, D. Owens, D. Sliter, and S. Espinoza

 
Education and Climate
Ricardo J. Morales De Jesús, Univ. of Puerto Rico, San Juan

Poster PDF (561.8 kB)
 
Building Diversity in Meteorological Education in Texas Universities
Mary Jo Richardson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. Orville

 
Meeting the weather and ocean education challenges in New York State
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School/Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY; and J. R. Ebert and W. Powell

 
Conveying Global Circulation Patterns in HDTV
Ned Gardiner, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; and J. J. Janowiak

Monday, 15 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Mon 15 Jan

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

9:00 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Plenary Session 1
Presidential Forum Celebrating Martin Luther King Day: Environmental Justice
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential Forum

Papers:
  9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
Franco Einaudi, AMS President, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  9:40 AM
  9:55 AM

Plenary Session for the Presidential Forum (Presidential Forum will then run parallel to other sessions throughout the day)
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

10:00 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Coffee Break Reception - Sponsored by Ball Aerospace
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Coffee Break
Location: Meeting Room Foyer (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


1
Agency Updates on Space Weather Activities
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather
Chairs: Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research; Genene Fisher, AMS Policy Program

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
The NSF and Emerging Opportunities in Space Weather
Richard Behnke, NSF, Arlington, VA

  11:00 AM
1.2
Space Weather for the DoD Warfighter: An Agency Level Update
Mark Zettlemoyer, U.S. Air Force, Arlington, VA

  11:15 AM
1.3
Recent Activities at the NOAA Space Environment Center
Thomas J. Bogdan, Space Environment Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Boulder, CO

  11:30 AM
1.4
NASA's contribution to Space Weather
Richard R. Fisher, NASA/Sun-Earth Connection Division, Washington, DC

  11:45 AM
1.5
The global community of magnetic observatories
Jeffrey Love, USGS, Denver, CO


1
Artificial Intelligence and Remote Sensing
Location: 210B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science
Chair: John K. Williams, NCAR

Papers:
  11:00 AM
1.2
A hybrid machine learning and fuzzy logic approach to CIT diagnostic development
John K. Williams, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Craig, A. Cotter, and J. K. Wolff

Poster PDF (231.2 kB)
  11:15 AM
1.3
A random-forest turbulence prediction algorithm
Andrew Cotter, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Williams, R. K. Goodrich, and J. A. Craig

Poster PDF (198.8 kB)
  11:30 AM
1.4
Support vector machines for regional clear-air turbulence prediction
Jennifer A. Abernethy, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Sharman

Poster PDF (766.0 kB)
  11:45 AM
1.5
Using artificial intelligence to optimize wireless sensor network deployments for sub-alpine biogeochemical process studies
Lynette L. Laffea, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Williams, R. K. Monson, and R. H. Han

Poster PDF (37.0 kB)

1
Big Texas Weather & Our Increasingly Big Workload
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Mark Nelsen, KPTV

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
Introduction to San Antonio
Alex Garcia, KABB-TV, San Antonio, TX

  11:00 AM
1.2
We're NOT on TV anymore
Gene A. Norman Jr., WGCL-TV, Atlanta, GA

  11:15 AM
1.3
What's your Plus in the 24/7 world?
Jillene Wahl, WYFF-TV, Greenville, SC


1
Data Accessibility (includes Weather Station Histories)
Location: 206A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Andrea Bair, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
Criteria for a good weather observation site from 1826–2006
Glen Conner, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY

  11:00 AM
1.2
The first weather service modernization program, 1899–1909
Stephen R. Doty, Doty Data Services, Arden, NC

  11:15 AM
1.3
The forms tell a tale-unique weather observing practices of the 19th century
Raymond T. Truesdell, National Interest Security Company, Asheville, NC; and J. Cooper, J. E. Freeman, and D. L. O'Connell

  11:30 AM
1.4
The development of GeoProfiles for United States Historical Climatology Network stations in Kentucky
Stuart A. Foster, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood and A. Littell

  11:45 AM
1.5
Impacts of Data Format Variability on Environmental Visual Analysis Systems
Rich Domikis, The Boeing Company, Springfield, VA; and J. E. Douglas and L. Bisson


1
K-12 and Popular Education Initiatives
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator; Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML/HRD

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
Young Scholars Program
Marianne J. Hayes, Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools, Springfield, VA

  11:00 AM
1.2
Providing informal geoscience education for Upward Bound students: Integrated Design for Geoscience Education (IDGE)
Tina J. Cartwright, West Virginia State University, Institute, WV; and T. Ensign

http://www.wvscience.org

  11:15 AM
1.3
Promoting Earth Systems Education using Geospatial Technologies
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford, NJ

  11:30 AM
Earth2Class: Communicating Scientific Discoveries to Classroom Educators
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School/Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY; and G. J. Iturrino, C. M. Assumpcao, and F. D. Baggio

  11:45 AM
1.5
The history and sustainability of the CIMSS student workshop on atmospheric, earth, and space science at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. S. Wade, W. L. Smith, T. H. Achtor, S. Ackerman, L. Avila, J. Brunner, and R. Pertzborn


1
Model Diagnostics - Climate Change Studies
Location: 214B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Gerald L. Potter, LLNL

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
Changes in the Arctic Oscillation under increased atmospheric greenhouse gases
Aiming Wu, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and W. W. Hsieh, G. Boer, and F. W. Zwiers

  11:15 AM
1.3
  11:30 AM
1.4
Climate variability over South America in IPCC-AR4 simulations of the 20th century
Carolina Vera, CIMA/Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Buenos Aires-CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and G. Silvestri

  11:45 AM
1.5
Assessing consistency between EOS MLS and ECMWF analyzed and forecast estimates of cloud ice
Jui-Lin Li, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, J. H. Jiang, and A. M. Tompkins


1B
International Applications - Part I
Location: 217A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC; Alfred Hofstadler, ECMWF

Papers:
  10:45 AM
Implementation of the phase 1 of TIGGE
Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and M. Fuentes, D. Schuster, T. Yoksas, J. Urban, D. Brown, and S. J. Worley

http://tigge.ecmwf.int

Poster PDF (145.7 kB)
  11:00 AM
Implementation and plans for TIGGE at NCAR and ECMWF
Douglas Schuster, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. J. Worley, B. Raoult, M. Fuentes, J. Urban, and N. C. Wilhelmi

  11:15 AM
The EU funded SIMDAT project: components for building the WMO Information System
Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and G. Aubert and M. Gutierrez

http://www.ecmwf.int/services/grid/simdat/

 
1B.4
SCRIBE- Update on EC's forecast production tool

  11:45 AM
Who needs Sudoku when you have a puzzle like Data Management?
Dave Spiegl, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. Wong, R. Campbell, O. Jacobsen, and B. Fehr

10:45 AM-12:15 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


1
Presidential Forum on Bridging the Studies of Weather and Climate: Part I
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential Forum
Cochairs: Mary M. Cairns, Retired; Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
  11:15 AM
1.2
Shared Challenges for Weather Prediction and Climate Models
Anthony Hollingsworth, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

  11:45 AM
1.3

1A
Global Meteorological and Hydrological Service Updates Part I
Location: 216AB (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Fred Branski, NOAA/NWS; Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.; Terry C. Tarbell, RS Information Systems, Inc

Papers:
  10:45 AM
  11:15 AM
Address from the NOAA Administrator
Conrad C. Lautenbacher, NOAA, Washington, DC

  11:45 AM
Address from the Deputy Secretary of Commerce
David Sampson, Dept. of Commerce, Washington, DC

10:45 AM-2:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Joint Session 7
Measurements and Modeling of Aerosols (Joint with Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, Forum on Climate Change as Manifested by Changes in Weather, and 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather )
CoChair: Yang Zhang, North Carolina State Univ.

Papers:
  10:45 AM
Improvements to Aerosol Size Distributions in CMAQ
Robert A. Elleman, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. S. Covert

  11:00 AM
Simulating Secondary Organic Aerosol: Accuracy versus Computational Efficiency
Ping Liu, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and Y. Zhang

 
J7.4
Coupling of CB05 gas-phase chemical mechanism with MADRID aerosol module in WRF/Chem

  11:30 AM
Size Distribution and Hygroscopic Properties of Agricultural Aerosols
Naruki Hiranuma, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. D. Brooks, B. W. Auvermann, and R. Littleton

  11:45 AM
Evaluation of the aerosol direct effect on a mesoscale simulation
Steven E. Peckham, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES-Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and G. A. Grell, S. A. McKeen, J. D. Fast, R. Zaveri, and S. Chung

  12:00 PM
Recognition of NASA Student Travel Award Winners in the field of Atmospheric Chemistry

  12:15 PM
Lunch Break

  1:45 PM
Dust sandstorm dynamics analysis in Northern China by means of atmospheric, emission, dispersion modeling
Massimiliano Pasqui, Institute of Biometeorology and National Research Council/IBIMET-CNR, Firenze, FI, Italy; and L. Bottai, C. Busillo, F. Calastrini, G. Gualtieri, F. Guarnieri, P. Scalas, and L. Torriano

 
J7.7
Episodic particulate matter modeling in a semi-arid/arid area over the U.S./Mexico border: Incorporating a wind-blown dust emissions model into the MODELS-3/CMAQ system

  2:15 PM
The Instability associated with the Cross-Atlantic Transport of Saharan Dust and its Meteorological Implications
Sun Wong, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and A. E. Dessler, P. R. Colarco, and A. Da Silva

11:45 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


2B
General Session on Climate Variability
Location: 214C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Bradfield Lyon, International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Papers:
  11:45 AM
The climate of 2006 in historical perspective
Karin Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Heim, D. Levinson, S. Stephens, and C. Tankersley

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

  1:30 PM
Climatic Normals for Changing Climate
Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. E. Livezey and H. M. Van den Dool

  2:15 PM
Atmospheric blockings - Their influence on the NAO and PNA
Mischa Croci-Maspoli, MeteoSwiss, Zurich, Switzerland; and C. B. Schwierz and H. C. Davies

Poster PDF (204.9 kB)
  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
The interannual and interdecadal variability in hurricane acticity over the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific Ocean
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and T. K. Latham, T. H. Magill, J. V. Clark, and P. S. Market

  4:15 PM
 
2B.7
Decadal variability of ENSO persistence barrier in ocean heat content and its phase Lag with the SST barrier

  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
Assessment of US climate variations using the US Climate Extremes Index
Bryan A. Burkholder, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Karoly

  5:15 PM
A new method for time series filtering near endpoints
Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and P. Yu and J. J. O'Brien

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Joint Session 1
Educational Outreach and the Broadcast Media (Joint with 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology and 16th Symposium on Education)
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Symposium on Education; and the 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology )
Organizers: Wayne Hart, WEHT-TV; David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy

Papers:
  2:00 PM
Synergistic collaborations between the University of Wisconsin and WISC-TV 3
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. Cannalte, S. Ackerman, J. E. Martin, and E. J. Hopkins

  2:15 PM
Citizen Science: Obtaining Environmenta Literacy through Science, Education , and Media Collaborations
Robert P. Wanton, NOAA/NWS, Mt. Holly, NJ; and J. D. Moore, K. Orr, and W. Huskin


1
Towards an Integrated Earth System Analysis-Part I
Location: 212B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Randall M. Dole, NOAA/ESRL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
  2:15 PM
1.3

2
Artificial Intelligence and Forecasting - Part I
Location: 210B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science
Chair: S. Lakshmivarahan, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  2:00 PM
2.2
Use of an Artificial Neural Network to Forecast Thunderstorm Location
Waylon G. Collins, NOAA/NWS, Corpus Christi, TX; and P. Tissot

Poster PDF (509.2 kB)
  2:15 PM
2.3
Creating spatio-temporal tornado probability forecasts using fuzzy logic and motion variability
V. Lakshmanan, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega and T. M. Smith

Poster PDF (543.2 kB)

2
Biometeorology and Aerobiology
Location: 206A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Karen E. Tomic, University of Alberta

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Modeling the development and population density of West Nile vectors using climate data
Arthur T. DeGaetano, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and H. F. Gong, C. J. M. Koenraadt, and L. C. Harrington

  1:45 PM
2.2
Does Climate Control Valley Fever Incidence in California?
Charles S. Zender, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and J. Talamantes and S. Behseta

http://www.ess.uci.edu/~zender

  2:00 PM
2.3
Exploratory analysis of the potential health impacts of climatic variability and air pollution
Adel F. Hanna, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and A. Xiu, K. Yeatts, P. Robinson, Z. Zhu, and J. Pinto

Poster PDF (289.4 kB)
  2:15 PM
2.4
A mortality-based heat wave climatology for U.S. cities
Robert E. Davis, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and P. C. Knappenberger, P. J. Michaels, and W. M. Novicoff


2
Presidential Forum on Bridging the Studies of Weather and Climate: Part II
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential Forum
Cochairs: Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES/CDC; Mary M. Cairns, Retired

Papers:

2
space weather effects on aviation and impacts for the next generation air transportation system
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather
Chairs: Joseph Kunches, NOAA/Space Environment Center; Marsha Korose, NorthropGrumman IT/TASC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Policy Issues in Integrating Space Weather Information into Aviation Operations
Genene Fisher, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC; and B. Jones

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


1
Heat and Public Health: Ways to Mitigate the Problem
Location: 207B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Heat and Public Health: Ways to Mitigate the Problem

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
  1:45 PM
1.2
 
1.3
: What Happens When an Excessive Heat Warning is Issued: Stakeholder Activity in Seattle

  2:45 PM
1.5
Exploring spatial patterns of societal vulnerability to extreme heat
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. K. Uejio and J. Samenow

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


1
Session 1
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Annual Users Forum
Chair: Michael Steinberg, AccuWeather, Inc.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
Introduction
William P. Mahoney III, NCAR, Boulder, CO

  2:00 PM
1.3
Role and impact of weather at Northwest Airlines
Thomas H. Fahey III, Northwest Airlines, Minneapolis, MN

  2:30 PM
1.4

1:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


1
Global Water and Energy Cycle Prediction
Location: 209 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Hydrology
Cochairs: Guiling Wang, Univerisity of Connecticut; Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
GEWEX Water and Energy Budget Studies
John Roads, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA

  1:45 PM
1.2
Surface Water and Energy Budgets for the Mississippi River Basin
Xia Feng, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and P. R. Houser

  2:00 PM
1.3
The effect of vegetation biophysical processes (VBP) in UCLA AGCM global precipitation simulations
Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. R. Mechoso, R. Vasic, H. S. Kang, J. Farrara, G. J. Collatz, and A. Arakawa

  2:15 PM
1.4
  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
1.5
Uncertainty in precipitation-frequency change and its impacts in an integrated global climate-change assessment
C. Adam Schlosser, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and A. Sokolov, C. E. Forest, and D. Kicklighter

  4:15 PM
1.6
Evaluation of global precipitation in reanalyses
Michael Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Chen, F. R. Robertson, and R. F. Adler

http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov/

  4:30 PM
1.7
NASA-African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Activies (NAMMA-06) Senegal Precipitation Measurements during August-September 2006
Gregory S. Jenkins, Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and E. Joseph, P. A. Kucera, J. D. Fuentes, J. Gerlach, A. Gaye, and M. Ndiaye

  4:45 PM
1.8
Microphysics and their linkages to precipitation processes during NAMMA -06
Aaron Pratt, Howard University, Washington, DC; and G. S. Jenkins and A. J. Heymsfield

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


2A
GLOBAL METEOROLOGICAL AND HYDROLOGICAL SERVICE UPDATES PART II
Location: 216AB (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Fred Branski, NOAA/NWS; Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.; Terry C. Tarbell, RS Information Systems, Inc

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Air Force Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update
Lawrence A. Stutzriem, HQ USAF/A3O-W, Washington, DC

  2:00 PM
USN Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update
Timothy McGee, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography, Stennis Space Center, MS

  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
WMO Services Update
Michel Jarraud, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

  4:30 PM
ECMWF Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update
Dominique Marbouty, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


2A
Model Diagnostic Studies - General
Location: 214B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Gerald L. Potter, LLNL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Wide band power and harmonic amplitude of precipitation
A.C. Ruane, ECPC, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, La Jolla, CA; and J. O. Roads

  2:00 PM
Influence of surface water on US regional climate forecasts
A. M. B. Nunes, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. Roads

  2:15 PM
Evaluation of cloud-radiation interaction within a single column model and regional climate modeling frameworks
Suryun Ham, Dept. of Atmospheric Science, Seoul, South Korea; and H. Park and S. Y. Hong

  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
Identifying climate model deficiencies in simulating tropical intraseasonal variability: application of weather-forecasting and single-column-modeling methodologies
Gerald L. Potter, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. S. Boyle, S. A. Klein, S. Xie, J. J. Hnilo, D. L. Williamson, J. Olson, R. Pincus, X. Wei, and G. Zhang

  4:15 PM
  4:30 PM
Impact of drifted basic states on the simulated tropical intraseasonal variability in a coupled ocean-atmosphere GCM
Harun Ar Rashid, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and O. Alves and H. Hendon

  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
The impact of the boundary layer parameterization on the weather and climate of the GEOS-5 model
Caterina M. Tassone, SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. T. Bacmeister and L. L. Takacs

  5:15 PM
Why simulating the ITCZ in GCMs is so difficult
Winston Chao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. Suarez, J. T. Bacmeister, B. Chen, and L. L. Takacs


2B
International Applications - Part II (The last seven papers in this session are "overflow" papers from the joint session on Global Earth Observations with IOAS–AOLS)
Location: 217A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC; Alfred Hofstadler, ECMWF

Papers:
  1:45 PM
Building and Sustaining International Scientific Partnerships Through Data Sharing
Mohan Ramamurthy, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Yoksas and L. I. Miller

Poster PDF (44.9 kB)
  2:00 PM
On thinning methods for data assimilation of satellite observations
Tilo Ochotta, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany; and C. Gebhardt, V. Bondarenko, D. Saupe, and W. Wergen

Poster PDF (195.8 kB)
  2:15 PM
  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
An Introduction to the Observing System Monitoring Center
Kevin M. O'Brien, JISAO/University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Hankin, R. Schweitzer, K. Kern, B. Smith, T. Habermann, and N. Auerbach

 
2B.7
Warning Decision Support System – integrated information based severe weather feature extraction and analysis from NEXRAD radar (WSR-88D) Archived Data at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center

  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
Paper 2B.8 has been moved. New Paper number 5B.10

  5:30 PM

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Poster Session 1
Applied Climate Poster Session #1
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Applied Climatology

Papers:
 
Fog climatology along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia
Teresa Canavan, MSC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and W. Sanford

Poster PDF (214.6 kB)
 
A pilot study of clear-islands in fog and near surface stratus clouds in central California
S. Jeffrey Underwood, University of Nevada, Reno, NV; and P. S. Cleary

 
Visualization of seasonal-diurnal climatology of visibility in fog and precipitation at Canadian airports
Bjarne Hansen, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and I. Gultepe, P. King, G. Toth, and C. Mooney

 
Regional atmospheric circulation and surface temperatures predicting cotton yields in the southeastern USA
Guillermo A. Baigorria, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and J. W. Hansen, N. Ward, J. W. Jones, and J. J. O'Brien

 
Investigating the climatology of high ozone occurrences in southeast Texas
James Tobin, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. W. Nielsen-Gammon

 
Effects of climate change on energy demand in Orlando, Florida
William L. Crosson, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and J. A. Klumpp, M. G. Estes Jr., and T. Bell

 
Status report on NWS climate services and plans for the future
Diana Perfect, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Timofeyeva, M. J. Brewer, and R. Livezey


Poster Session 1
Artificial Intelligence and Environmental Science Posters
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science

Papers:
 
Going Nonlinear: Towards Automated Puff Intercept
George Young, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. E. Haupt

Poster PDF (214.5 kB)
 
Wheat Yield Prediction using Artificial Neural Networks
Babak Safa, Iranian Meteorological Organization, Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran; and A. Khalili, M. Teshnehlab, and A. M. Liaghat

 
3D Classification of Winter North Atlantic Geopotential Field Variability with the Help of Kohonen Maps (SOM)
Ladislav Metelka, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)

Poster Session 1
Atmospheric Chemistry Poster Session 1
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry

Papers:
 
Investigation of the Saharan air layer (SAL) during NAMMA '06
Tamara L. Battle, Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and G. S. Jenkins and B. E. Anderson

 
Estimating carbonaceous aerosol emissions from fires in boreal forests of North America in July 2004
Mariya Petrenko, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and M. Chin, T. Diehl, T. Kucsera, and A. J. Soja

 
AEROSE: Ongoing field investigations of downwind transport of aerosols from Saharan and Sub-Saharan Africa across the Tropical Atlantic
Vernon R. Morris, Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and M. Hawkins, N. Nalli, E. Joseph, M. Goldberg, P. J. Minnett, and L. Roldan

 
The impact of regional meteorology on aerosol concentrations over the Great Lakes region
Heather L. Woods, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Holloway and S. N. Spak

 
The effects of cloud attenuation on air quality: a comparison of model treatments
Patrick D. Dolwick, NOAA/OAR/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC

 
Spatial, vertical, and temporal variability of aerosol concentration and properties in Houston
Crystal C. Reed, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and N. F. Taylor, C. Spencer, D. Axisa, and D. R. Collins

 
Linking light extinction by aerosols to ambient relative humidity during MILAGRO
Runjun Li, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and D. R. Collins

 
Linking chemical changes in soot and polyaromatics to cloud droplet formation
Laura E. Mason, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. Brooks

 
Lagrangian trajectory analysis of episodes during the MILAGRO field campaign
Benjamin De Foy, St. Louis Univ., St. Louis, MO; and L. T. Molina

 
Impacts of anthropogenic aerosols on ice nucleation and cloud formation
Adam P. Fornea, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. Brooks

 
Flux measurement of trace gases and aerosols in Mexico City during the MILAGRO 2006 field campaign
Rasa Grivicke, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA; and S. Pressley, B. Lamb, H. Westberg, E. Allwine, B. T. Jobson, E. Velasco, M. Alexander, J. L. Jimenez, and E. Nemitz


Joint Poster Session 1
CLIMATE ASPECTS OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY POSTERS (Joint with 21st Conference on Hydrology)
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the AMS Forum: Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology; and the 21st Conference on Hydrology )
Organizers: Paul R. Houser, George Mason Univ./Center for Research on Environment and Water; Ana P. Barros, Duke Univ.; Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
 
Comparison of precipitable water vapor measurements from AIRS and MODIS on the Aqua satellite
Michael J. Garay, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and E. J. Fetzer and A. Eldering

 
Water Balance of an Irrigated Watershed with Seasonally Drought in Southern China
Yuanshu Jing Sr., Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and Z. Bin III and H. Zepp

 
A study of the intensity and duration of the North American Monsoon as a function of winter and spring snowcover
Anna Marie Nordfelt, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and S. Quiring

Poster PDF (197.9 kB)
 
On the Ice Control producing 5th Generation Water Resources and suppressing Global Warming
Hi-Ryong Byun, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea

http://atmos.pknu.ac.kr/~mdr/

Poster PDF (196.1 kB)
 
On the validation of the simulation of early season precipitation in the island of Puerto Rico using a mesoscale atmospheric model
Daniel E. Comarazamy, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; and J. E. Gonzalez

Poster PDF (326.2 kB)
 
Possible hydrological effects of detected change in vegetation cover in Eastern Europe based on remotely sensed data
Judit Bartholy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongracz, Z. Dezso, A. Kern, Z. Barcza, and I. Bogardi

 
Investigation on the circulation of Urban Boundary Layer induced by urbanized land surface
Soohyun Park, Seoul National Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and B. Kim and G. Lim

Poster PDF (575.7 kB)
 
Impacts of UHI and aerosols on hydrological variables
Heather Yael Glickman, NOAA-CREST/ City University of New York/ CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY; and S. Mahani and R. Khanbilvardi1

 
Dynamic vegetation model for the descriptions of evapotranspiration and photosynthetic carbon sink observed at a rice paddy
Jeng-Lin Tsai, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan; and B. J. Tsuang

 
Impact of land use change on the boundary layer development and cloud formation in Southwest Australia
Salvi AsefiNajafabady, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and Y. Wu, U. S. Nair, R. A. Pielke Sr., T. J. Lyons, J. Hacker, and R. M. Welch

 
JP1.14
Assessing the Performance of CLASS in the Canadian Regional Climate Model

 
Application and evaluation of the Kalman Filter data assimilation approaches in the Noah land surface model
Yan Luo, Center for Research on Environment and Water, Calverton, MD; and P. R. Houser and X. Zhan


Joint Poster Session 1
Climate change: in Hydrometeorological Variables, Detection & Attribution (Joint Between the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, 23rd Conference on IIPS, Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather, and the 5th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to Environmental Sciences)
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather; the Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science; and the 23rd Conference on IIPS )
Chair: Aiguo Dai, NCAR

Papers:
 
Poster JP1.9 has been moved. New paper number 2B.7A in the 23IIPS Program

 
Spatial coherence of rainfall variations using the Oklahoma Mesonet
K. Margret Sturgis, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson, M. B. Richman, and D. J. Karoly

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Poster Moved. New Paper Number 4A.11A

 
What can we (not?!) say about historical temperature changes from Radiosonde records?
Peter Thorne, Cooperative Insitute for Climate and Satellites; and M. McCarthy and H. Titchner

 
Blocking in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere: An update to include 2000 - 2006
Joseph V. Clark, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and K. M. Mihalka and A. R. Lupo

 
GPS radio occultations of arctic temperature profiles
Jaclyn Trzaska, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and J. Francis and D. E. Veron

 
Identifying Connections Between Temperature Trends and Station Changes in the United States
Rebecca A. Smith, Florida State Univ./COAPS, Tallahasssee, FL; and J. J. O'Brien

 
Comparison of glacier-inferred temperatures with observations and climate model simulations
Diandong Ren, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; and D. J. Karoly

 
The search for ocean influences on midlatitude cyclones
Richard E. Danielson, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

 
Regional climate change expected in Eastern/Central Europe
Judit Bartholy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongracz, C. Torma, and A. Hunyady

 
Increased Precipitation is Climate Change imposed by Anthropogenic Activities
Pankaj Kumar Sinha, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, India

 
Impact of land cover on the regional response to global warming
Ming Cai, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and Y. K. Lim and E. Kalnay

 
Evidence in support of the climate change-Atlantic hurricane hypothesis
James B. Elsner, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 
Detected trends in extreme temperature and precipitation indices in the Central/Eastern European region
Rita Pongracz, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and J. Bartholy

Poster PDF (446.7 kB)

Poster Session 1
Data impact tests and OSSEs
Location: 212B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)

Papers:
 
The Operational Hurricane Surveillance Mission for Hurricane Frances on 01 September 2004
Nelsie A. Ramos, NOAA/Center for Atmospheric Sciences and Howard University, Washington, DC; and S. D. Aberson

 
2004 Hurricane Danielle Tropical Cyclogenesis Forecasting Study Using the NCAR Advanced Research WRF Model
Nelsie A. Ramos, Howard University, Washington, DC; and G. S. Jenkins

Poster PDF (386.8 kB)
 
The Impact of Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder (AIRS) Profiles on Short-term Weather Forecasts
Shih-Hung Chou, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and B. T. Zavodsky, G. J. Jedlovec, and W. M. Lapenta

Poster PDF (376.2 kB)
 
Recent Modis Data Assimilation Experiments in the NCEP GFS
Tom H. Zapotocny, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. A. Jung, R. Treadon, and J. F. Le Marshall

Poster PDF (389.1 kB)
 
NOAA Polar Orbiting Satellite Observing System Experiments using the NCEP GDAS
James A. Jung, CIMSS, Madison, WI; and T. H. Zapotocny, J. F. Le Marshall, and R. Treadon

Poster PDF (917.2 kB)
 
Investigation of WRFVAR performance on hurricane simulation
Duanjun Lu, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. S. Reddy and L. White

 
Impact study of AMSR-E radiances in the NCEP global data assimilation system
Masahiro Kazumori, NPD/JMA, Tokyo, Japan; and Q. Liu, R. Treadon, J. C. Derber, F. Weng, and S. J. Lord

 
Assessing The Forecast Impact Of WindSat/Coriolis Data In The NCEP GDAS/GFS
Li Bi, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. F. Le Marshall, T. H. Zapotocny, J. Jung, and M. C. Morgan

Poster PDF (300.8 kB)
 
Characterizing and understanding the differences between GOES WF_ABBA and MODIS fire products and implications for data assimilation
Jay P. Hoffman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and E. M. Prins, C. C. Schmidt, S. A. Ackerman, and J. S. Reid

Poster PDF (444.9 kB)
 
Assimilation of real-time tsunami event data into forecasting models
Angie J. Venturato, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and E. Gica, D. W. Denbo, and V. V. Titov


Poster Session 1
Hydrometeorological Remote Sensing Posters
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS; Ralph R. Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
 
Validation of satellite-based rainfall estimates for hurricanes
Nasim Nourozi, NOAA/CREST at CUNY, New York, NY; and S. Mahani and R. Khanbilvardi

 
Correlation of Polarimetric Radar Hail Signatures with MODIS Ground Truth Data
Mariana Oliveira Felix, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and P. Kennedy

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
The model for the space time variability of radar rainfall fields
Gang Xu, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and V. Chandrasekar

 
Multi-Spectral Remotely Sensed Snowfall Rate Estimation
Yajaira Mejia, NOAA/CREST at City College of New York, New York, NY; and D. S. Mahani and R. Khanbilvardi

 
Atmospheric water vapor from AIRS: an overview
Eric J. Fetzer, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and M. T. Chahine, B. Tian, B. H. Kahn, H. Ye, F. W. Irion, D. E. Waliser, B. H. Lambrigtsen, and A. Eldering

 
The role of moisture transport from oceans in global water balance and in West Africa precipitation
W.T. Liu, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and X. Xie


Joint Poster Session 1
Observation and Datasets-Part I (Joint between the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology and the 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation)
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation )

Papers:
 
Will the real Los Angeles stand up: Impacts of a weather station's relocation on climatic records (and record weather)
William C. Patzert, NASA/JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. LaDochy, J. K. Willis, and T. Mardirosian

Poster PDF (171.7 kB)
 
Potential climate applications from a global geostationary satellite data set
Kenneth R. Knapp, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

Poster PDF (371.0 kB)
 
The Mississippi Mesonet: Phase 2
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and E. Matlack

http://jsumesonet.jsums.edu/index.htm

Poster PDF (291.6 kB)
 
The cause of the positive cloud to ground lightning anomaly over the Midwest Unites States: An exploratory survey from 2000 to 2005
Mariana Oliveira Felix, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and G. R. Huffines and R. E. Orville

 
Assessment of discontinuities due to joining precipitation observations in Canada
Lucie A. Vincent, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and E. Mekis

Poster PDF (38.6 kB)
 
Improved Accuracy in Measuring Precipitation with the NERON Network in New England
Cynthia R. Morgan, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and G. R. Essenberg, K. C. Crawford, and C. A. Fiebrich

Poster PDF (219.2 kB)
 
Winter Test of All-Weather Precipitation Accumulation Gauge for ASOS 2005-2006
Christopher M. Greeney, SAIC, Sterling, VA; and J. V. Fiore Jr., J. M. Dover, and M. L. Salyards

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Storing and organizing ARM Program measurements documentation for data quality purposes
Kenneth E. Kehoe, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. Peppler, K. L. Sonntag, and S. T. Moore

Poster PDF (425.1 kB)
 
ROVER: RENCI Outreach Vehicles for Education and Research
Jessica L. Proud, Renaissance Computing Institue, Chapel Hill, NC; and K. Galluppi

 
JP1.14
Performing quality control on wave measurements in extreme events


Poster Session 1
Poster Session I
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Stephen M. Holt, Mitretek Systems; Scott T. Shipley, Earth Resources Technology

Papers:
 
Usage of RWIS in New Hampshire for Monitoring Environmental and Pavement
Brendon Hoch, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH; and J. P. Koermer, W. L. Real, and S. W. Gray

 
Delaware Environmental Observing System: An Update
David R. Legates, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and D. J. Leathers, T. DeLiberty, G. E. Quelch, and K. Brinson

 
Weather influences on power outages in New Hampshire: Development of a Web based decision making tool
Bridget M. Bixby, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and E. G. Hoffman

Poster PDF (409.1 kB)
 
P1.4
Evolution of NWS Severe Weather Warning Polygons: Precise Threat Area Identification and Tracking

 
Building a Partnership and Infrastructure for Predicting Tropical Cyclones, Surge and Innundation for the Southeastern United States: The SCOOP Project
Gerald J. Creager, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Bogden, G. Allen, H. C. Graber, S. Graves, R. Luettich, P. Sheng, and H. Wang

 
Exploring Meterological Variables in Hurricanes using Giovanni
Suraiya P. Ahmad, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. E. Johnson, G. G. Leptoukh, and S. J. Kempler

 
NASA GES DISC Web Portal and Services for Supporting Hurricane Monitoring, Research and Outreach Activities
Zhong Liu, George Mason University/CEOSR, Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Leptoukh, D. Ostrenga, J. Hulka, and L. Carlaw

 
Comparison of tornadic and non-tornadic supercells using the National Weather Service's Graphical Forecast Editor
J. Brad McGavock, NOAA/NWSFO, Tulsa, OK; and R. B. Darby, S. F. Piltz, and J. M. Frederick

Poster PDF (511.7 kB)
 
Analysis of WRF and MM5 mesoscale model forecasts to distinguish tornado outbreaks from primarily nontornadic severe weather outbreaks
Chad M. Shafer, Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and A. E. Mercer, M. B. Richman, L. M. Leslie, and C. A. Doswell III

 
The development of the real time mesoscale analysis system at NCEP
Manuel S.F.V. De Pondeca, SAIC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and G. S. Manikin, S. Y. Park, D. F. Parrish, W. S. Wu, G. DiMego, J. C. Derber, S. Benjamin, J. D. Horel, S. M. Lazarus, L. Anderson, B. Colman, G. E. Mann, and G. Mandt

 
The RTMA Background - Hourly Downscaling of RUC Data to 5-km Detail
Stan Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Brown, G. S. Manikin, and G. Mann

Poster PDF (271.4 kB)
 
Presenting and validating forecast model uncertainty for single and multi-model ensembles
Michael Sze, AER, Lexington, MA; and D. B. Hogan, X. Papadakis, and S. Massa

 
Evaluating optimal techniques for compressing NOGAPS data sets for quick response applications
Young Yee, Mkey Technologies, LLC, Las Cruces, NM; and E. Vidal II, S. Cabrera, A. Aguirre, and A. Lucero

 
On the use of WRF Portal to support the Developmental Testbed Center
Mark W. Govett, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and J. S. Smith

 
THREDDS Data Server: Case Studies
Ethan R. Davis, UCAR/Unidata, Boulder, CO; and J. Caron, R. P. Kambic, and Y. Ho


Poster Session 1
Space weather posters
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather

Papers:
 
Environmental Space Situaltional Awareness and Joint Space Effects
Kelly J. Hand, Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, CO; and M. France, R. Benz, T. Holts, T. Longmire, and B. T. Hendrickson

Poster PDF (642.0 kB)
 
Estimation of solar wind pressure and its impact on geomagnetic field during energetic solar events
Hari Om Vats, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


Joint Poster Session 2
Model Diagnostics and General Climate Variability (Joint with Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather and 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather )

Papers:
 
Impact of precipitation characteristics on model's horizontal resolution and orography
Akio Kitoh, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and O. Arakawa

 
Low-level cloud amount simulated by an atmospheric general circulation model with a 20-km grid size
Shoji Kusunoki, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and T. Inoue and H. Kawai

 
Downscaled 1997/1998 Summer over East Asia using the Regional Spectral Model
E-Hyung Park, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and S. Y. Hong

Poster PDF (832.7 kB)
 
Extreme hydrologic events from an ensemble of CCSM3 climate change simulations
Marcia L. Branstetter, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and D. J. Erickson III

 
Implementation of a Double Fourier Series (DFS) Dynamic Core in a Global Numerical Weather Prediction Model
Hoon Park, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and H. B. Cheong and S. Y. Hong

Poster PDF (405.8 kB)
 
The Role of MJO in Ensemble Forecasts of the 1997/98 El Nińo in the POAMA1 System
Li Shi, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and O. Alves, H. H. Hendon, and G. Wang

 
NCEP global ensemble based anomaly forecast
Yuejian Zhu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth

 
Assessment of the Severe Weather Environment in North America Simulated by Global Climate Models
Patrick T. Marsh, NOAA/NSSL & OU/CIMMS/SoM, Norman, OK; and H. Brooks and D. J. Karoly

Poster PDF (608.4 kB)
 
Assessment of global climate models performance from the characterization of duration, intensity and frequency of daily rainfall. Application to African Sahel
Amadou Idrissa Bokoye, EC/MSC/Ouranos Consortium, Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada; and P. Gachon, N. Gauthier, D. Parishkura, A. Cotnoir, G. Vigeant, and J. Milton

Poster PDF (632.0 kB)
 
A successful story in predicting NAM events by the operational NCEP's GFS model
Ming Cai, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and C. S. Shin and H. Van den Dool

 
Asian dust - pollution interactions inducing more solar radiation absorption: Results from ground-based sky radiation measurements
B. J. Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and T. Nakajima, H. W. Chun, and K. Aoki

 
Interaction between dust storms, precipitation and Gulf of California moisture surges in the Paso del Norte region
Karina Apodaca, Howard University, Washington, DC; and D. V. R. Morris, A. Y. Lozano, J. Negrete, and D. R. M. Fitzgerald

 
Atmospheric blocking and patterns of low-frequency variability arising from the breaking of upper level Rossby waves
T. J. Woollings, Univ. of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and B. J. Hoskins and M. Blackburn

Poster PDF (484.2 kB)
 
Comparison of observed and modeled trends in annual extremes of temperature and precipitation
Dmitry Kiktev, Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia, Moscow, Russia; and J. Caesar and L. V. Alexander

 
Understanding the climatology of small-scale patterns of orographic precipitation: progress from the Olympic Mountains
Justin R. Minder, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. M. Anders, G. H. Roe, and D. Durran

 
Innovations in Spatial Analysis in the Bureau of Meteorology
David Jones, BOM, Vic., 3001, Australia; and D. X. Wang, N. Plummer, D. I. Grant, and A. Rea

 
Links between West Africa monsoon variability and summer anomalies in the western Mediterranean
Marina Baldi, IBIMET/CNR, Rome, Italy; and G. A. Dalu and M. Gaetani

 
On the mechanisms resulting in post-fire flash floods: a case study
Lee Tryhorn, Monash University, Clayton, Vic., Australia; and A. Lynch and R. Abramson

 
Climate Variability and the Texas Fire Weather Season of 2005–2006: An Historic Perspective of a Statewide Disaster
Kurt M. Van Speybroeck, NOAA/NWS, Brownsville, TX; and A. R. Patrick and M. C. Oaks

Poster PDF (211.7 kB)
 
Bioclimatological aspects of sudden cardiovascular death cases
Rita Pongracz, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and J. Bartholy, Z. Kis, K. Toro, G. Dunai, N. Szlavik, and E. Keller

 
Southern California upwelling: Is recent weakening a result of global warming?
Steve LaDochy, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and P. Ramirez and W. C. Patzert

Poster PDF (128.0 kB)
 
Abrupt Seasonal Migration of the ITCZ into the Summer Hemisphere
Peng Xian, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. L. Miller


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

4:00 PM-5:15 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


3
Artificial Intelligence and Forecasting - Part II
Location: 210B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science
Chair: Valliappa Lakshmanan, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
ANN Training Methods Targeting Performance during Extreme Events
Philippe Tissot, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi, TX; and B. Zimmer

  4:15 PM
3.2
Application of Decision Support methods to Weather Sensitive Operations
Rich Domikis, The Boeing Company, Springfield, VA; and J. L. Scollins, M. Glanzmann, and L. Bisson

Poster PDF (644.9 kB)
  4:30 PM
3.3
A Fingerprinting Technique for Major Weather Events
Benjamin Root, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. G. Knight, R. H. Grumm, R. Holmes, J. Ross, and G. S. Young

  4:45 PM
3.4
A Neural Network to Aid Forecasters in Identifying Significant Weather Events
Ron Holmes, NOAA/NWSFO, State College, PA; and R. H. Grumm and G. S. Young

http://nws.met.psu.edu/NN

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


1
Hydrological Measurements
Location: 207A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Chair: C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  4:00 PM
1.1
Using liquid-equivalent snow gauge measurements to determine snow depth-Preliminary Results
Kevin Van Galloway, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. D. Landolt and R. M. Rasmussen

  4:15 PM
1.2
The use of a wetness sensor in precipitation measurements for the U.S. Climate Reference Network
William G. Collins, Riverside Technology, Inc., Fort Collins, CO; and C. B. Baker

  4:30 PM
1.3
  4:45 PM
1.4
  5:15 PM
1.6
Continued Operational Testing of Various Precipitation Sensors and Protective Shields in Support of the United States Climate Reference Network (USCRN)
Lee W. Larson, Short and Associates, Prairie Village, KS; and C. B. Baker, E. L. May, H. Bogin, and W. G. Collins


Joint Session 2
Communicating Climate Information to and through the Broadcast Community (Joint between the 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology; and the 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology )
Chair: Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ.

Papers:
  4:15 PM
  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
Climate Information for the broadcast community
Jay Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and K. Gleason, D. H. Levinson, T. W. Owen, and D. M. Anderson

  5:15 PM
NWS New Climate Products and Services: Tools for Communicating Climate Information
Fiona Horsfall, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Perfect and G. Romano


2
K-12 AND POPULAR EDUCATION INITIATIVES (cont)
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Symposium on Education
Chairs: Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML/HRD; Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator

Papers:
  4:00 PM
2.1
A summary report on EWOC 2006: An international conference to promote weather, ocean, and climate education
David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and S. Q. Foster and J. M. Walker

  4:15 PM
2.2
Online Climate and Global Change Education through the National Center for Atmospheric Research
Roberta M. Johnson, NESTA, Boulder, CO; and E. Gardiner, R. Russell, D. L. Ward, S. Q. Foster, and S. Henderson

  4:30 PM
2.3
How Partnering National Research Laboratories, Informal Science Educators, and Shoppers Converge at the Twenty Ninth Street Wonders of Science Project
Susan Q. Foster, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Carbone, R. M. Johnson, S. Van Gundy, L. Adams, K. Becker, E. CoBabe-Ammanns, L. Curtis, P. Dusenbery, R. Foy, C. Himes, C. Howell, C. Knight, L. Koch, R. Morehouse, T. O'Brian, J. Rooney, and P. Schassburger

  4:45 PM
2.4
Educational Applications of the Science on a Sphere at the National Maritime Center
John Anderson, Hampton University, Hampton, VA; and W. L. Smith Sr., R. L. Beale, D. Q. Robinson, B. H. Maggi, S. Ackerman, T. H. Achtor, T. Whittaker, and M. Mooney

  5:00 PM
Starting a local K-12 Student Chapter
Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator, St. Louis, MO

  5:15 PM
2.6

2
Towards an Integrated Earth System Analysis-Part II
Location: 212B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Anjuli Bamzai, U.S. Department of Energy

Papers:
  4:00 PM
2.1
Initiating an operational Canadian global assimilation and prediction capability for the coupled atmosphere-ocean-ice system
C. Harold Ritchie, EC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and D. Bancroft, A. Cameron, G. M. Flato, J. Loder, K. Thompson, and D. Wright

  4:15 PM
2.2
  4:30 PM
2.3
A Tropospheric Assessment of Contemporary Global Reanalyses in the Polar Regions
David H. Bromwich, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH; and R. L. Fogt, K. I. Hodges, and J. E. Walsh

  4:45 PM
2.4
Status of current capabilities and future directions for carbon cycle data assimilation
Scott A. Denning, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. Doney, D. Zupanski, S. R. Kawa, G. J. Collatz, and S. Pawson

http://biocycle.atmos.colostate.edu

  5:15 PM
2.5
Method and results of retrieval of HDO/H2O in atmosphere from satellite IMG/ADEOS and ground-based FTIR data
A. Yu Toptygin, Ural State Univ., Yekaterinburg, Russia; and K. G. Gribanov, V. I. Zakharov, Y. Kasai, A. Kagawa, Y. Murayama, R. Imasu, G. A. Schmidt, G. Hoffmann, and J. Jouzel


3
Presidential Forum on Bridging the Studies of Weather and Climate: Part III
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential Forum
Cochairs: Ana P. Barros, Duke Univ.; Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
Detection and Attribution of Regional Climate
Peter Stott, Hadley Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis, UK Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

4:00 PM-5:45 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


3
developments in data assimilation
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather
Chairs: W. Dean Pesnell, NASA; Marsha Korose, NorthropGrumman IT/TASC

Papers:
  4:15 PM
3.2
A Thermosphere-Ionosphere Data Assimilation Model Component for a Seamless Ocean-Atmosphere Model
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. Scherliess, D. C. Thompson, J. J. Sojka, and L. Zhu

  4:30 PM
3.3
USU GAIM: An operational data assimilation model of the ionosphere
Ludger Scherliess, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and R. W. Schunk, J. J. Sojka, and D. C. Thompson

  4:45 PM
3.4
Four dimensional imaging of Space Weather events using IDA3D
Gary S. Bust, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, San Antonio, TX; and G. Crowley

  5:00 PM
3.5
Radiation belt data assimilation with an ensemble Kalman filter
Josef Koller, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and R. H. W. Friedel, G. D. Reeves, and Y. Chen

http://www.lanl.gov/projects/dream/

  5:30 PM
3.7
An "observation-nudging"-based FDDA for WRF-ARW for mesoscale data assimilation and forecasting
Yubao Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Bourgeois, T. Warner, and S. Swerdlin

4:00 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


2
Session 2
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Annual Users Forum
Chair: Kathy Lucas, Sonalysts

Papers:
  4:00 PM
2.1
  4:30 PM
2.2
Impact of weather at Duke Energy
Nick Keener, Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC

  5:00 PM
2.3
Impact of weather information delivery on the golf course industry
Jay Karen, National Golf Course Owners Association, Charleston, SC

  5:30 PM
2.4
Closing remarks and adjourn
William P. Mahoney III, NCAR, Boulder, CO

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Tuesday, 16 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Tue 16 Jan

8:25 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
Major International Events
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Impacts of 2006's Weather: Major Stories of the Year
Chair: Joseph Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/NSSL/SPC

Papers:
  8:25 AM
Welcoming Remarks

  8:30 AM
1.1
International Events
Klaus E. Wolter, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO

  9:00 AM
1.2
Tropical Cyclones in the Western North Pacific
Shoji Kusunoki, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and N. Mannoji

  9:30 AM
1.3
Unusual European Weather
Roger Brugge, University of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

8:30 AM-8:30 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Arakawa Symposium scheduled for the day

8:30 AM-8:55 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Keynote Speaker Session 1
3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Speaker: Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS/NCEP

Papers:

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


2
Show Us Your Latest & Greatest! Vendor Presentations
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Yolanda Amadeo, WALB-TV

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
New television system capabilities
Kenneth Reeves, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and M. R. Smith, M. A. Steinberg, and R. Ayres

  8:45 AM
2.2
  9:00 AM
2.3
Weather Graphics that Connect with Viewers
Ben T. Zimmerman, Weather Central, Inc., Madison, WI

  9:15 AM
2.4
Baron's Complete Weather Solution
Robert Baron, Baron Services, Inc., Huntsville, AL


3
University Educational Initiatives
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Symposium on Education
Chairs: Donna J. Charlevoix, Univ. of Illinois; Diane M. Stanitski, Shippensburg Univ.

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
Integrating web-based technological classroom tools into an undergraduate radar and satellite meteorology course
Mark S. Kulie, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman and R. Bennartz

  9:00 AM
3.3
Experiences in integrating WRF model in undergraduate meteorology curriculum
Shing Yoh, Kean University, Union, NJ

http://hurri.kean.edu/nwpmodel

 
3.4
Teaching Excellence Award Winner Talk

  9:30 AM
An interactive thermodynamic diagram for use in meteorology instruction
Gregory Byrd, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and A. Bol and A. Laing

http://meted.ucar.edu/mesoprim/skewt/

Poster PDF (410.5 kB)

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
Oral Presentations
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Akio Arakawa Symposium
Chair: Chin-Hoh Moeng, NCAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Introductory Remarks

  9:15 AM
1.3

2
Integrated Instrumentation and Networks for Climate Studies
Location: 207A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Chair: Michael R. Helfert, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
Using the Foothills Climate Array (FCA) to examine chinooks of Southwestern Alberta
Amanda S. Adams, Univ. of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada; and S. Marshall

  8:45 AM
2.2
Temperature deviation study of three co-located platinum resistance thermometers
Alisa Holley, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Gros and M. E. Hall

  9:00 AM
2.3
Rain Gauge Measurements in Mid-Atlantic Region
Ali Tokay, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and P. G. Bashor and V. L. McDowell

  9:15 AM
2.4
A SensorSpaces system for data acquisition and real-time management of field measurements
Young Yee, Mkey Technologies, LLC, Las Cruces, NM; and E. Vidal Jr., S. Cabrera, and G. Rosiles

  9:30 AM
2.5
A QPE analysis using portable automated research micrometeorological stations (PARMS) deployed at the Tar Creek Superfund Site
Heather R. Campbell, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and D. R. Cheresnick and J. B. Basara


4
Applications of Artificial Intelligence
Location: 210B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science
Chair: Michael B. Richman, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Paper 4.1 moved. New paper number 4.3A

  8:31 AM
4.2
Assimilating Monitored Data into Dispersion Models
Sue Ellen Haupt, Penn State Univ., State College, PA; and G. Young and L. J. Peltier

  8:45 AM
4.3
Characterizing Contaminant Source and Meteorological Forcing using Data Assimilation with a Genetic Algorithm
Kerrie J. Long, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. E. Haupt, G. Young, and C. T. Allen

  9:00 AM
Anticipating the formation of tornadoes through data mining
Amy McGovern, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. H. Rosendahl, A. Kruger, M. G. Beaton, R. A. Brown, and K. K. Droegemeier

  9:15 AM
4.4
ANN Predictive Water Temperature Modeling of Cold Water Events in a Shallow Lagoon
Robyn Ball, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi, TX; and P. Tissot, B. Zimmer, J. S. Adams, and B. Sterba-Boatwright

http://lighthouse.tamucc.edu/Main/RobynBall

  9:30 AM
4.5
A Machine Learning Tool to Forecast PM10 Level
G. Raimondo, Polytechnic Univ., Turin, Italy; and A. Montuori, W. Moniaci, E. Pasero, and E. Almkvist

Poster PDF (241.8 kB)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
emerging lidar methods in addressing atmospheric issues (multiple scattering and associated benefits in lidar application)
Location: 207B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on LIDAR Atmospheric Applications
Chair: David N. Whiteman, NASA/GSFC
CoChair: David W. Roberts, Georgia Tech Research Institute

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Wide Angle Imaging Lidar: Validation for Clouds at Night and Progress Toward Aerosol and Daytime Capabilities
Igor N. Polonsky, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and A. B. Davis and S. P. Love

 
1.2
Lidar measurements of industrial plumes near an escarpment

  9:00 AM
1.3
An Airborne High Spectral Resolution Lidar based on an Iodine Absorption Filter
Michael Esselborn, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany; and M. Wirth, A. Fix, and G. Ehret

  9:15 AM
1.4
Evaluation of a new autonomous Doppler lidar system during the Helsinki international testbed field campaign
Karen E. Bozier, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom; and G. N. Pearson and C. G. Collier

  9:30 AM
1.5
Lidar to Support Ground-Based Astronomy
David W. Roberts, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, GA; and G. Gimmestad and J. M. Stewart

  9:45 AM
Coffee Break


4
New Data Sources and Products
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather
Chairs: Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research; Genene Fisher, AMS Policy Program

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
Detecting equatorial plasma bubbles with GPS phase scintillation
Angeline G. Burrell, AER, Lexington, MA; and M. Colerico and G. M. Gugliotti Fishman

  8:45 AM
4.2
Global measurement of the energetic ion precipitation from the storm time ring current using ENAs
Craig J. Pollock, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX; and J. M. Jahn and A. Isaksson

  9:00 AM
4.3
Space Weather Effects of the Earth's Plasmasphere
Jerry Goldstein, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX; and B. R. Sandel

  9:15 AM
4.4
Characterization of the Near-Earth Environment to provide an Ionospheric Specification for use in operational impact assessments
Gina M. Gugliotti Fishman, AER, Lexington, MA; and N. A. Bonito, K. M. Farnham, and B. W. Sheeley

  9:30 AM
4.5
Mid-latitude electron density gradients and their impact on GPS signal strength
M. J. Colerico, AER, Lexington, MA; and N. A. Bonito, A. G. Burrell, and B. Reinisch

  9:45 AM
4.6
Midlatitude Ionospheric Effects of SAPS Electric Fields
Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, San Antonio, TX; and T. Garner, A. D. Richmond, and R. G. Roble

8:30 AM-11:45 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Joint Session 2
Joint Session between 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and 23IIPS
Location: 214C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 23rd Conference on IIPS; and the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Stephen M. Holt, Mitretek Systems; Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; John Roads, SIO/Univ. of California; Lucie A. Vincent, Environment Canada

Papers:
  8:30 AM
The National Severe Storms Laboratory Historical Weather Data Archives Data Management And Web Access System
Willa H. Zhu, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. M. Schultz, D. Kennedy, K. Kelleher, and N. Soreide

  8:45 AM
Observing System Web Portal
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and J. Sirott, D. W. Denbo, and W. H. Zhu

  9:00 AM
NOAA's integrated observations and data management analysis tools
Martin Yapur, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Reining and J. Barkley

  9:15 AM
NOAA State of the Arctic Report
Jacqueline A. Richter-Menge, ERDC-Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH; and J. E. Overland, A. Proshutinsky, V. Romanovsky, and N. Soreide

  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
Interactive Web Access to Ocean Surface Currents Analyses – Realtime Data
Willa H. Zhu, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and F. Bonjean, G. Lagerloef, N. N. Soreide, and J. J. O'Brien

  11:15 AM
Geoprocessing Sea Ice Datasets to Derive Climate Fields
Tracy DeLiberty, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and S. Ackley, C. Geiger, M. Van Woert, and A. Worby

 
J2.8
A Java Based Graphical User Interface for Numerical Model Simulation and Analysis

  11:45 AM
Tropical Cyclone Wind Probablities: Better Defining Uncertainty at the National Hurricane Center
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/NWS/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL; and R. D. Knabb

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Joint Session 1
Impacts of Terrestrial Changes on Weather and Climate (Joint with 21st Conference on Hydrology and Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology)
Location: 214A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the AMS Forum: Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology; and the 21st Conference on Hydrology )
Organizers: Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC; Ana P. Barros, Duke Univ.; Paul R. Houser, George Mason Univ./Center for Research on Environment and Water

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Linking Water, Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles (INVITED)
Elisabeth A. Holland, NCAR, Boulder, CO

  9:00 AM
Hydrological impacts of deforestation in small catchments in Brazilian Amazonian
Ralph Trancoso, National Institute for Research in Amazônia, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil; and J. Tomasella, R. D. C. D. Silva, M. T. F. Monteiro, D. A. Rodriguez, and L. A. Cuartas

  9:15 AM
The Sensitivity of North American Warm Season Precipitation to Vegetation and Groundwater Dynamics
Xiao-Yan Jiang, Univ. of Texas, Austin, 78712, TX; and G. Y. Niu and Z. L. Yang

  9:30 AM
The Southwest Australian Bunny Fence Experiment
Udaysankar S. Nair, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. J. Lyons, J. Hacker, R. M. Welch, R. A. Pielke Sr., S. Asefi, and Y. Wu

  9:45 AM
Coffee Break with Formal Poster Viewing

  11:00 AM
The impact of current and future urban land use on coastal convective precipitation
J. Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and M. Manyin and D. Messen

  11:15 AM
  11:30 AM
Impacts of northern lakes on local seasonal climate
Zhenxia Long, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and W. A. Perrie, J. R. Gyakum, R. Laprise, and D. Caya

  11:45 AM
A Numerical Study of the Hydrometeorological Dryline in Northwest India during the Monsoon
Sen Chiao, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and A. P. Barros


1
Initial Results from MILAGRO and Texas2006
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: Jeffrey S. Gaffney, Univ. of Arkansas; V. Rao Kotamarthi, ANL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Vertical variation of nocturnal nitrogen chemistry in Mexico City during MILAGRO
Jochen Stutz, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and L. Lawrence, O. Pikelnaya, and S. C. Hurlock

  8:45 AM
1.2
Aerosol Residence Times in Mexico City
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR; and N. A. Marley, N. C. Sturchio, and N. Martinez

  9:00 AM
1.3
Rain Event Impacts on Aerosol Optical Properties: Mexico City 2003 and 2006
Nancy A. Marley, Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR; and J. S. Gaffney

  9:15 AM
1.4
Evolution of aerosol hygroscopicity in the Mexico City plume
Jason M. Tomlinson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. Li, R. J. Osborn, and D. R. Collins

  9:30 AM
1.5
Airborne High Spectral Resolution Lidar aerosol measurements during MILAGRO and TexAQS/GoMACCS
Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and C. A. Hostetler, J. W. Hair, A. L. Cook, D. B. Harper, S. Burton, A. Clarke, P. B. Russell, and J. Redemann

Poster PDF (268.6 kB)
  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
1.6
Air Quality forecast using WRF/NMM-CMAQ during the TexAQS 2006
Pius C. Lee, NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and S. A. McKeen, J. McQueen, D. Kang, M. Tsidulko, S. Lu, H. M. Lin, G. DiMego, N. Seaman, and P. M. Davidson

  11:45 AM
1.9
A numerical study to understand impact of meteorological fields on Houston's high O3 problem using CMAQ/MM5
Fang-Yi Cheng, Univ. of Houston, Houston, TX; and S. T. Kim and D. W. Byun

Poster PDF (288.7 kB)

3
Detection and attribution of regional climate change
Location: 214B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Aiguo Dai, NCAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
Detection of Human Influence on 20th Century Precipitation Trends
Xuebin Zhang, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and F. W. Zwiers, G. Hegerl, F. H. Lambert, N. P. Gillett, and S. Solomon

 
3.3
Satellite measurements of radiative forcing by greenhouse gases

  9:15 AM
3.4
Changes in the Fabric of the Arctic's Greenhouse Blanket
Jennifer A. Francis, Rutgers University, Highlands, NJ; and J. Trzaska and E. Hunter

  9:30 AM
3.5
On the Origin of the Tropical Atlantic Decadal Oscillation based on the
Gyu-Ho Lim, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and Y. C. Suh and B. M. Kim

Poster PDF (505.7 kB)
  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
3.6
Detection of a Global and Caribbean climate changes
Nazario D. Ramirez, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; and O. Julca and J. Gonzalez

  11:30 AM
3.8
Modeling the effects of global warming and land use changes on California
Bryan C. Weare, University of California, Davis, CA; and H. Du

  11:45 AM
3.9
The 20th century East Asian summer monsoon simulated by coupled climate models of IPCC AR4
Tianjun Zhou, LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and A. Dai


3A
Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology and Climatology
Location: 216AB (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Carl D. Thormeyer, KSBW-8; Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Hazardous weather detection and display capability for US Navy ships
Timothy Maese, BCI, Moorestown, NJ; and J. A. Hunziker, H. S. Owen, M. Harven, L. Wagner, R. Wilcox, G. Cavalieri, and K. Koehler

http://www.bcisse.com

 
3A.2
US Air Force Interactive Ensemble Visualizations

  9:15 AM
Temperature Ensemble Spread as a Real Time Forecasting Tool at The Weather Channel
Jeral G. Estupińán, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and J. Koval and R. Lucksinger

  9:30 AM
TABULAR PRODUCT EVOLUTION USING EXTENSIBLE MARKUP LANGUAGE
Steven R. Olson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. R. Peroutka, J. E. Calkins, D. Young, A. P. Noel, A. Thomas, E. Danaher, and J. Huddleston

  9:45 AM
A principal component analysis of tornado outbreaks.
Andrew E. Mercer, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. M. Shafer, M. B. Richman, C. A. Doswell III, and L. Leslie

  10:00 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:15 AM
FORECAST PERFORMANCE OF AN OPERATIONAL MESO-GAMMA-SCALE MODELLING SYSTEM FOR SOUTHERN FLORIDA
Anthony P. Praino, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and L. A. Treinish

  11:45 AM
NOAA Tsunami Forecasting System: Using numerical modeling tools to assist in tsunami warning guidance
Angie J. Venturato, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. W. Denbo, K. T. McHugh, J. R. Osborne, P. Sorvik, and C. Moore

  12:00 PM
NOAA Tsunami Forecasting System: Design and implementation using Service Oriented Architecture
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and K. T. McHugh, J. R. Osborne, P. Sorvik, and A. J. Venturato


3B
Challenges in Data Access, Distribution, and Use
Location: 217A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Thomas M. Whittaker, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin; Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
In Situ Data Access
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA

  8:45 AM
DAP-enabled Server-side Data Reduction and Analysis
Daniel L. Wang, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and C. S. Zender and S. F. Jenks

  9:00 AM
DapperM: A Matlab interface to Dapper an OPeNDAP in-situ data service
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Sirott and W. H. Zhu

  9:15 AM
High performance distributed data reduction and analysis with the netCDF Operators (NCO)
Charles S. Zender, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and D. L. Wang

http://nco.sf.net

  9:30 AM
Evolving IDV—Creating Better Tools for the Community
Don Murray, UCAR/Unidata, Boulder, CO; and J. McWhirter

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv

  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:15 AM
Transitioning the Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS) into NWS Operations
James R. McNitt, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Facundo, J. O'Sullivan, and M. Campbell

  11:30 AM
NOAA National Climatic Data Center's marine data services: history, challenges and vision
Anne M. Waple, STG, Inc., Asheville, NC; and A. Hall, S. Ansari, S. A. Del Greco, D. Manns, and R. Baldwin

  11:45 AM
Disseminating National Weather Service digital forecasts using open geospatial standards
John L. Schattel Jr., NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and A. A. Taylor, P. R. Hershberg, and R. Bunge

http://www.weather.gov/forecasts/xml/OGC_servives/

8:30 AM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


3
Assimilation of Observations (Ocean, Atmosphere, and Land Surface) into Models
Location: 212B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Lars Peter Riishojgaard, JCSDA

Papers:
  8:45 AM
3.2
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
3.3
  9:15 AM
3.4
Assimilating specific humidity observations with Local Ensemble Transform Kalman filter
Junjie Liu, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and E. Kalnay

  9:30 AM
3.5
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
3.6
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
3.7
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
3.8
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
3.9
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

http://www-math.cudenver.edu/~jmandel/fires/

  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

 
3.15
On the utility of the UND MAAP cycling system for short-term numerical weather prediction

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


3
*Weather and Society * Integrated Studies (WAS*IS)*
Location: 206A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Applied Climatology
Cochairs: David A. Robinson, Rutgers Univ.; David Changnon, Northern Illinois University

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
Culture Change is Underway: WAS*IS (Weather and Society - Integrated Studies) Progress Report
Eve Gruntfest, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO; and J. Demuth and J. K. Lazo

  8:45 AM
3.2
Decision Support in NOAA's National Weather Service
Fiona Horsfall, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Laver and P. Schultz

  9:00 AM
3.3
Assessing how the U.S. public understands and uses weather forecast uncertainty information
Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Morss, J. K. Lazo, and A. E. Stewart

  9:15 AM
3.4
An assessment of hazard warning verification from a social perspective
Steven Stewart, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and K. Barjenbruch, K. Pennesi, J. Deo, S. A. Erickson, P. L. Heinselman, A. J. Ray, R. Low, R. A. Wolf, and A. Coles

  9:30 AM
3.5
Weather Salience in a Random Sample of United States Residents
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. Demuth, J. K. Lazo, and R. E. Morss

  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:30 AM
3.7
Societal Aspects of Tornado Warnings
Somer A. Erickson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Brooks

  11:45 AM
3.8
Skill of the Aviation Weather Center's Collaborative Convective Forecast Product (CCFP)
Jonathan W. Slemmer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

 
3.9
Patterns of Wind Damage from Hurricane Charley: A Case Study of Charlotte County

  2:00 PM
Increasing Societal Resilience to Winter Weather
Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS, Glasgow, MT; and O. Wilhelmi

  2:15 PM
Exploring spatial patterns of societal vulnerability to extreme heat
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. K. Uejio and J. P. Samenow

  2:30 PM
An Ecological Assessment of Coupled Climate Change and Human Activities on Wetlands in Zhalong Natural Reserve, China
Yankun Sun, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI; and J. Qi, G. Lei, and H. Zhang

http://Yankun Sun_Zhalong Climate Change

  2:45 PM
Driving under the influence of weather: Perceptions of flash floods and vehicle safety
Sheldon D. Drobot, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Gruntfest, L. R. Barnes, C. Benight, D. M. Schultz, and J. Demuth

  3:00 PM
Integrating end user needs into system design and operation: the Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)
B. Philips, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and D. Pepyne, D. Westbrook, E. Bass, J. Brotzge, W. Diaz, K. A. Kloesel, J. Kurose, D. J. McLaughlin, H. Rodriguez, and M. Zink

  3:15 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  3:45 PM
Vulnerability to disasters in Puerto Rico: Incorporating the social, physical and built environment to radar scanning srategies
Jenniffer M. Santos, Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and J. Miller, A. González, M. G. Beaton, and X. Ortiz

  4:00 PM
Towards an Understanding of Hazardous Weather-A WAS*IS Perspective on First Responders
Joshua J. Jans, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN; and C. S. Keen

http://www.mnsu.edu/weather/ams2007.pdf

  4:15 PM

8:30 AM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


2
Hydrometeorological Remote Sensing
Location: 211 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS; Ralph R. Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
Satellite rainfall estimates for real time flash flood guidance estimation
Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Hydrologic Research Center/SIO, San Diego, CA; and T. M. Carpenter and J. A. Sperfslage

 
2.2
Multi-sensor QPE in the National Mosaic and QPE (NMQ) system

  9:15 AM
2.3
Spatial downscaling and evaluation of CMORPH analyses over the continental U.S.
Matthew Garcia, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County/GEST and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and Y. Tian, C. D. Peters-Lidard, J. B. Eylander, C. Daly, R. Joyce, and J. Janowiak

  9:30 AM
2.4
Validation Results for Daily Precipitation Estimates Over Del Plata Basin
Daniel A. Vila, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, College Park, MD; and E. H. Berbery and R. R. Ferraro

  9:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
2.5
An intercomparison between mean areal precipitation from gauges and a multisensor procedure
Dennis D. VanCleve Jr., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg

  11:15 AM
2.6
An intercomparison of precipitation values from the OneRain Corp. algorithm and the National Weather Service procedure
Steven M. Martinaitis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg, J. L. Sullivan, Jr., and C. Pathak

  11:30 AM
2.7
Verifying High-Resolution Satellite Precipitation Estimates on Sub-Daily Scales: Results for Southern China
Jianyin Liang, CMA Guangdong Meteorological Administration, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; and P. Xie

Poster PDF (488.2 kB)
  11:45 AM
2.8
Global Landslide Hazard Assessment Using Satellite Precipitation Information
Yang Hong, Goddard Earth Science and Technology Center, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Adler, G. J. Huffman, and A. Negri

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

  1:45 PM
Streamflow prediction in ungaged watersheds: statistical modeling with remote sensing
Blake P. Weissling, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio, TX; and H. Xie

  2:00 PM
Assessment of uncertainty and utility of soil moisture retrievals in a data assimilation experiment
Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC and Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and W. T. Crow, R. D. Koster, H. Sharif, and S. Mahanama

  2:30 PM
Impact of Observational Data Preprocessing on their Assimilation in NASA's Land Information System Using the Kalman Filters
Xiwu Zhan, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and W. T. Crow, S. V. Kumar, P. R. Houser, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and T. J. Jackson

  2:45 PM
  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  3:30 PM
Paper 2.15 has been moved. New Poster number P1.8

  3:45 PM
An empirical model to estimate soil moisture over vegetated areas
Nazario D. Ramirez, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; and R. Vasquez, C. Calderon, and E. Harmsen

  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
Modeling of wet snowpack evolution and radiobrightness
Yi-Ching Chung, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and R. D. De Roo and A. W. England

  4:30 PM
Using land cover data to improve estimated snow pack properties by microwave data
Amir E Azar, NOAA/CREST, New York, NY; and T. Lakhankar, H. Ghedira, P. Romanov, N. Shahroudi, and D. R. Khanbilvardi

9:00 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
NPOESS Overview and Status
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Carl Hoffman, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Program Status
Dan Stockton, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Ryan

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Poster Session 1
Applications and Exploitation of NPOESS and GOES-R Data Products I
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc.

Papers:
 
User Interaction with the GOES-R Series of Weather Satellites
August J. Ryberg Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/Mitretek Systems, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Nguyen and L. Shipley

 
The WindSat passive microwave radiometer: forecaster applications
Thomas F. Lee, NRL, Monterey, CA; and F. J. Turk, J. D. Hawkins, S. D. Miller, J. Goerss, M. H. Bettenhausen, and Z. Jelenak

 
The Virtual GOES-R Observing Experiment System (VGOES) - A strategy to accelerate GOES development and benefits
Jeffery T. Sroga, Lockheed Martin, Newtown, NJ; and J. A. Dutton, J. Ross, D. A. Bennett, S. Richardson, R. Miehle, A. Feingold, D. Bevis, J. Walmsley, N. Larsen, and D. Powell

 
The trade study for Hyperspectral Environmental Suite (HES) on GOES-R
Jinlong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and J. J. Gurka

 
The GOES-R Hydrology Algorithm Team: Progress and plans
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

 
The EPS/MetOp system: overview and first Results
K. Dieter Klaes, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, Darmstadt, Germany; and Y. Buhler, M. Cohen, J. Schmetz, P. Edwards, and T. Phulpin

 
Surface emissivity retrieved from satellite IR hyperspectral data and its impact on other retrieval products
Daniel K. Zhou, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and A. M. Larar, X. Liu, and W. L. Smith Sr.

 
Snow cover assessment and updating for denied areas using AVHRR and SSM/I
Steven F. Daly, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH; and E. Ochs, S. Newman, J. Hardy, C. Vuyovich, J. Gagnon, and B. Tracy

 
Simulated GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager Measurements for Hurricane Katrina
Min-Jeong Kim, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng and T. Zhu

 
NPOESS Data Exploitation Plans for Product Processing
Tom Schott, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and S. L. Bunin

 
NOAA Product Processing from Metop Satellites
Tom Schott, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and S. L. Bunin

 
Modelling and Simulation of the GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Instrument Performance
James Bergstrom, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp, Boulder, CO; and D. Down, S. Hagerty, T. Updike, and S. J. Varlese

 
Lossless compression studies for NOAA GOES-R hyperspectral environmental suite
Bormin Huang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Ahuja, Y. Sriraja, H. L. Huang, M. D. Goldberg, T. J. Schmit, and R. W. Heymann

 
Improved aviation weather diagnostics and forecasting using future generation GOES-R data
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. M. Bedka, M. J. Pavolonis, J. R. Mecikalski, J. J. Murray, D. B. Johnson, C. S. Velden, and S. A. Ackerman

 
GOES-R Proxy data for Mesoscale weather systems
Tong Zhu, Colorado State Univ./CIRA at NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng

 
GOES-R color product development
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/StAR/RAMM Branch, Fort Collins, CO CO; and M. DeMaria

 
GOES-R AWG Integration Team: Interface with the System Prime
Walter Wolf, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and L. Zhou and M. Goldberg

 
GOES-R AWG Integration Team: Interface with the AWG Application Teams
Lihang Zhou, QSS Group Inc., Lanham, MD; and W. W. Wolf and M. Goldberg

 
GOES-R Algorithm Working Group: Space Weather Team Update
S. Hill, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and H. J. Singer, T. Onsager, R. Viereck, D. Biesecker, C. C. Balch, and D. C. Wilkinson

 
P1.22
GOES-R Algorithm Working Group Sounding Application Team

 
GOES Satellite Data Distribution: Past, Present, and Future
Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS GOES-R, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Paquette

 
GOES Infrared Sounders - the future perspective from the current applications
Jun Li, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and J. J. Gurka

 
Evaluation of simulated GOES-R HES and ABI thermal radiance measurements
Thomas Greenwald, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang, D. Tobin, P. Yang, J. Otkin, E. R. Olson, and L. Moy

 
Determining cloud type and freezing thresholds
Richard Anstett, Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems & Solutions, King of Prussia, PA

 
Climate requirements for future national operational environmental satellite systems: bridging the weather-climate gap
John J. Bates, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. R. Barkstrom and J. Privette

 
Clear sky atmospheric motion vectors derived from the GOES Sounder and simulated GOES-R hyperspectral moisture retrievals
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Wanzong, I. Genkova, D. A. Santek, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin

 
CLASS Vision
Rick Vizbulis, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and R. Rank

 
An Overview of the GOES-13 Science Test
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/StAR/RAMM Branch, Fort Collins, CO CO; and T. J. Schmit

 
Advancing short-term satellite-based convective nowcasting into the GOES-R era
John R. Mecikalski, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and W. M. Mackenzie, Jr., K. M. Bedka, and W. F. Feltz

 
Adapting operational GOES-SST algorithms to Meteosat Second Generation-SEVIRI for GOES-R Risk Reduction
Eileen Maria Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Harris, W. Smith Sr., and J. Mittaz

 
A validation for retrieving cloud optical and microphysical properties in the IR region with MODIS and AIRS
Kevin J. Garrett, I. M. Systems Group, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Yang and S. L. Nasiri

 
A Geostationary Microwave Sounder: Design and Applications
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and A. Tanner, T. Gaier, P. Kangaslahti, and S. Brown

 
Baseline instruments for the GOES-R series
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and J. J. Gurka, T. M. Renkevens, M. M. Gunshor, and J. Li


Poster Session 1
Poster Session
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Akio Arakawa Symposium

Papers:
 
Potential Vorticity Aspects of the MJO
Matthew T. Masarik, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and W. H. Schubert

 
Large-eddy simulation of evaporatively driven entrainment in cloud-topped mixed layers
Takanobu Yamaguchi, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

 
GCSS/WGNE Pacific Cross-section Intercomparison (GPCI): the physics of general circulation models
Joao Teixeira, NATO Undersea Research Centre, La Spezia, Italy; and G. Group

 
Building a theoretical foundation for studying the ITCZ
Winston C. Chao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

 
A Non-hydrostatic Hybrid Vertical Coordinate Dynamical Core
Mike Toy, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

 
A flow-following finite-volume icosahedral model
Jin-Luen Lee, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and R. Bleck, A. E. MacDonald, J. -. W. Bao, and S. Benjamin

 
2D modeling of cumulus convection
Steven K. Krueger, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 
Understanding the summertime large-scale circulation: implications for monsoon dynamics
Simona Bordoni, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and T. Schneider and B. Stevens

 
Sensitivities of stratocumulus organization to precipitation
Verica Savic-Jovcic, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and B. Stevens

 
Low clouds and climate sensitivity
Brian Medeiros, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and B. Stevens

 
Formulation of Normal Flux in the Quasi-3D Network
Joon-Hee Jung, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. Arakawa

 
Multi-point Explicit Differencing (MED) for Time Integrations of the Wave Equation
Celal S. Konor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and A. Arakawa

 
A Geodesic Atmospheric Model With A Quasi-Lagrangian Vertical Coordinate
Ross P. Heikes, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

11:00 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


2
Oral Presentations: Part II
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Akio Arakawa Symposium

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
Breeding: a simple way to understand complex dynamics
Eugenia Kalnay, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD

  11:30 AM
2.2
Multi-Scale Problems in the Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean System
Carlos R. Mechoso, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
Volunteers and Pioneers
Location: 213A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential History Symposium
Organizer: Kristine C. Harper, Florida State University

Papers:
  11:00 AM
1.1
George Washington Carver - Volunteer Weather Observer
Doria B. Grimes, NOAA Central Library (Retired), Silver Spring, MD

  11:30 AM
1.2
Andrija Mohorovicic: A pioneer of atmospheric rotor research?
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and M. Orlic


Keynote Speaker Session 2
GOES-R Overview and Status
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Michael Crison, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
Keynote Speaker: NOAA Satellite and Information Service: Looking Ahead
Mary E. Kicza, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:30 AM
2.2
GOES Program Status
Mark Mulholland, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:45 AM
2.3
GOES-R Program Overview
Anthony Comberiate, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD


4
University Educational Initiatives II
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Symposium on Education
Chairs: Donna J. Charlevoix, Univ. of Illinois; Diane M. Stanitski, Shippensburg Univ.

Papers:
  11:15 AM
4.2
  11:30 AM
4.3
Students Partnering with Faculty in the Kean University Meteorology Research Program
Paul J. Croft, Kean Univ., Union, NJ; and S. L. Koenigstein, J. Lewis, R. Matthews, M. C. Rod, and M. Szczepanski

  11:45 AM
4.4
Integrating Research and Education: Strategies for Teaching Science Students about Public Outreach
Steve Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Dunwoody, R. Yaros, and G. Zenner


5
Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate (COSMIC)
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather
Chairs: Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research; Genene M. Fisher, AMS

Papers:
  11:00 AM
5.1
Early Results of Ionospheric Measurements from the FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Mission
Stig Syndergaard, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Rocken, W. S. Schreiner, and D. C. Hunt

  11:15 AM
5.2
Tiny Ionospheric Photometer science program, data products, and operations on COSMIC
Scott A. Budzien, NRL, Washington, DC; and K. F. Dymond, D. H. Chuah, and C. Coker

  11:30 AM
5.3
JPL/USC GAIM 4DVAR: Using COSMIC Occultations To Estimate Ionospheric State and Drivers in Near Real-Time
Brian Wilson, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and V. Akopian, L. Mandrake, X. Pi, C. Wang, and G. Hajj

  11:45 AM
5.4
Autonomous space-based radio monitors of the ionosphere
Paul A. Bernhardt, NRL, Washington, DC; and C. L. Siefring

11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Joint Panel Discussion 1
Summer 2006 Extreme Drought, Floods, Heat
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Impacts of 2006's Weather: Major Stories of the Year; and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather )
Moderator: Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES/CDC
Panelists: Roger S. Pulwarty, (Drought in the Southwest) NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center; David R. Vallee, (Floods in New England) NOAA/NWS; Timothy J. Brown, (Wildfires in the Plains) DRI; Laurence S. Kalkstein, (The Heat Stress Index) Univ. of Delaware; David Runyan, (Summer Heat Wave) NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Drought in the Southwest
Roger Pulwarty, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO

  11:10 AM
Floods in New England
David R. Vallee, NOAA/NWS, Taunton, MA

  11:20 AM
Wildfires in the Plains
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, NV

  11:30 AM
The Heat Stress Index
Laurence S. Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE

  11:40 AM
Summer Heat Wave
David Runyan, NOAA/NWS, Phoenix, AZ

  11:50 AM
Panel Discussion

11:00 AM-3:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


2
Lidar Networks, Automated Operations, And Long Term Climate Observations
Location: 207B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on LIDAR Atmospheric Applications
Chair: Richard Ferrare, NASA/LRC
CoChair: Lucia Mona, CNR- IMAA

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
A Decade of Raman Lidar Water Vapor, Aerosol, and Cloud Observations at the ARM Southern Great Plains Site
D.D. Turner, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. A. Ferrare, J. E. M. Goldsmith, D. Petty, M. B. Clayton, L. A. Brasseur, T. Tooman, Z. Wang, and J. M. Comstock

  11:30 AM
2.2
EARLINET-ASOS: European Aerosol Research Lidar Network-Advanced Sustainable Observation System
Gelsomina Pappalardo, CNR/IMAA, Potenza, Italy; and J. Bösenberg, A. Amodeo, A. Ansmann, A. Apituley, L. A. Arboledas, D. Balis, C. Böckmann, A. Chaikovsky, A. Comeron, V. Freudenthaler, G. Hansen, V. Mitev, D. Nicolae, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, A. Pietruczuk, M. Pujadas, J. P. Putaud, F. Ravetta, V. Rizi, V. Simeonov, N. Spinelli, D. Stoyanov, T. Trickl, and M. Wiegner

Poster PDF (60.0 kB)
  11:45 AM
2.3
Microphysical aerosol parameters from optical data
Christine Böckmann, Univ. of Potsdam, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany; and D. Müller

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

  1:30 PM
2.4
4DVAR Assimilation of Lidar Data into Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction Models
Hans-Stefan Bauer, Univ. of Hohenheim, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany; and M. Grzeschik, F. Zus, A. Behrendt, and V. Wulfmeyer

  2:00 PM
2.5
Comparing water vapor vertical profiles using CNR - IMAA Raman lidar and CloudNET data
Lucia Mona, CNR/IMAA, Potenza, Italy; and A. Amodeo, G. Pappalardo, C. Cornacchia, F. Madonna, and E. O'Connor

Poster PDF (821.1 kB)
  2:15 PM
2.6
FAIR WEATHER CLIMATOLOGY REVEALED BY THE CCNY LIDAR
Stanley David Gedzelman, The City College of New York, New York, NY; and K. Y. Kong, F. Moshary, H. Y. Glickman, B. Gross, and L. Charles

Poster PDF (326.0 kB)
  2:30 PM
2.7
Detection and Retrieval of Thin Cirrus Properties Over Dark Water from MISR with Comparisons to Ground-based Lidar
Michael Garay, JPL/Univ. of California/Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and R. A. Kahn, J. M. Comstock, and E. J. Welton

  2:45 PM
2.8
Application of lidar and sun photometer measurements to aerosol radiative forcing calculations
Ferdinando De Tomasi, Univ. of Lecce, Lecce, Italy; and A. M. Tafuro, S. Kinne, and M. R. Perrone

Poster PDF (93.3 kB)
  3:00 PM
2.9
Airborne High Spectral Resolution Lidar Aerosol Measurements
Richard Ferrare, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and C. A. Hostetler, J. W. Hair, A. L. Cook, and D. B. Harper

11:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Arakawa Symposium Luncheon
Location: Marriott Rivercenter


Arakawa Symposium Luncheon
Speaker: Masahide Kimoto, Univ. of Tokyo
Chair: David A. Randall, Colorado State Univ.

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Joint Session 8
Air Quality and Climate Change (Joint with Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, Forum on Climate Change as Manifested by Changes in Weather, and 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather )
CoChair: Brian K. Lamb, Washington State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Assessment of Long-Term Impacts of Regional Climate Changes on Air Quality
Yang Zhang, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and R. Leung

  1:45 PM
Global climate change impacts on air quality in North America
Efthimios Tagaris, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and K. J. Liao, K. Manomaiphiboon, A. G. Russell, S. He, J. H. Woo, P. Amar, and L. R. Leung

http://presentation

Poster PDF (107.0 kB)
  2:00 PM
Impacts of Biogenic and Anthropogenic Emissions on Photochemical Oxidants over the Pearl River Delta Region, China
Xuemei Wang, Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; and L. Wenshi and Z. L. Yang

  2:15 PM
A comparison of AURA/MLS CO measurement with 2 global chemical models
Jonathan Jiang, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and L. Neary, J. McConnell, H. Su, and J. Kaminski

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Panel Discussion 1
Panel on Participatory Action Research methodology and applications Part 1
Location: 209 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research
Moderator: Shirley Laska, Center for Hazards Assessment
Panelists: Peter Park, University of Massachusetts; James Kunde, University of Texas at Arlington; Kristina Peterson, University of New Orleans- CHART

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Introduction
Shirley Laska, Center for Hazards Assessment, New Orleans, LA

  2:00 PM
2.3
  2:15 PM
2.4
Kristina Peterson
Kristina Peterson, University of New Orleans- CHART, New Orleans, LA


Panel Discussion 1
Weather Impacts on Sports and Entertainment Venues
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Impacts of 2006's Weather: Major Stories of the Year
Moderator: Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/NWS/TPC/NHC
Panelists: Ronald L. Holle, (Lightning) Vaisala; Scott Rae, (Dallas Metro Tornado Risk Study) North Central Texas Council of Governments; Leslie R. Lemon, (The Severe Storm Threat to Large Event Venues) Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS; Jim Kramper, (The Bush Stadium Microburst) NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Lightning
Ronald L. Holle, Vaisala, Tucson, AZ

  1:45 PM
Dallas Metro Tornado Risk Study
Scott Rae, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, TX

  2:00 PM
The Severe Storm Threat to Large Event Venues
Leslie R. Lemon, Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK

  2:15 PM
The Bush Stadium Microburst
Jim Kramper, NOAA/NWS, St. Charles, MO

  2:30 PM
Panel Discussion


2
Meteorology and Politics
Location: 213A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential History Symposium
Chair: Diane Rabson, NCAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
  2:30 PM
2.3
Weather diplomacy: mitigating the 1966-67 Bihar drought
Kristine C. Harper, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL


3
Improving Climate Data Records Using reference-Quality In Situ Upper-Air Observations I Session Chair: Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO
Location: 207A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Chair: Junhong Wang, NCAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
Vertical atmospheric profiling in Lindenberg since 1905
Franz H. Berger, German Meteorological Service, Lindenberg, Germany; and D. Engelbart, W. Adam, and U. Leiterer

  1:45 PM
3.2
Towards a GCOS reference upper air network
David M. Goodrich, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland

  2:00 PM
3.3
Historical monitoring of upper-air temperature changes
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Thorne

  2:45 PM
3.6

3
Polar Observations
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Mike Haas, NPOESS IPO/Aerospace Corp.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Sensor Suite
Hal Bloom, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD

  1:45 PM
3.2
The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Data Products
Michael Bonadonna, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD

  2:00 PM
3.3
The EUMETSAT Polar System: First Results from MetOp-A
K. Dieter Klaes, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, Darmstadt, Germany; and M. Cohen, J. Schmetz, and L. Sarlo

  2:15 PM
3.4
The EUMETSAT's Network of Satellite Application Facilities
Lothar Schueller, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and L. Sarlo

  2:30 PM
3.5
NESDIS Polar Data Exploitation
Gene Legg, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD


4B
The African Monsoon
Location: 214C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: John E. Janowiak, NWS/NCEP/CPC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
  1:45 PM
Characterization of the diurnal cycle of the West African Monsoon around the monsoon onset
Benjamin Sultan, IRD, Paris, France; and S. Janicot and P. J. Drobinski

Poster PDF (228.4 kB)
  2:15 PM
40 days periodicity mode of variability in the West and Central African monsoon
Flore Mounier, CNRS, Paris, France; and S. Janicot

http://www.lodyc.jussieu.fr/~fmlod/ams4b4.pdf

  2:30 PM
Waves interactions during the 1984 African monsoon onset
Flore Mounier, CNRS, Paris, France; and S. Janicot and G. N. Kiladis

http://www.lodyc.jussieu.fr/~fmlod/ams4b5.ppt

  2:45 PM
Subseasonal forecasting with the NCEP Climate Forecasting System in the Western Sahel and tropical Atlantic
Augustin Vintzileos, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, VA; and H. L. Pan, W. M. Thiaw, D. Behringer, D. Stokes, and S. Saha


5
University Educational Initiatives III
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Symposium on Education
Chairs: Donna J. Charlevoix, Univ. of Illinois; Diane M. Stanitski, Shippensburg Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
5.1
Using Podcasts to Distribute Real Time Multimedia Meteorological Products
Brendon Hoch, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH; and L. Avilés

  1:45 PM
5.2
IDV Perspective: Climatology of the 2005 Hurricane Season
Shelley O. Holmberg, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC; and B. Etherton and J. Weber

Poster PDF (98.2 kB)
  2:00 PM
5.4
Meteorology and oceanography come together in college courses
Robert H. Stewart, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

  2:30 PM
Concluding Remarks
David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD


6
new developments with physics-based forecast models
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather
Chairs: Joseph Kunches, NOAA/Space Environment Center; W. Dean Pesnell, NASA

Papers:
  1:30 PM
6.1
Extending NOGAPS-ALPHA into the lower thermosphere
David E. Siskind, NRL, Washington, DC; and S. Eckermann, J. P. McCormack, L. Coy, and T. F. Hogan

  1:45 PM
6.2
Chaotic divergence in a whole-atmosphere climate model
Han-Li Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. Sassi, R. R. Garcia, and B. A. Boville

  2:00 PM
6.3
Bridging terrestrial and space weather: A new coupled general circulation model (GCM) of Integrated Dynamics through Earth's Atmosphere (IDEA)
Rashid A. Akmaev, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Fuller-Rowell, N. Maruyama, F. Wu, M. D. Iredell, S. Moorthi, and H. Juang

  2:15 PM
6.4
  2:30 PM
6.5
  2:45 PM
6.6
Measurement of Ionospheric Wave Parameters Using An HF Doppler System
Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, San Antonio, TX

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


4
Advanced Methods for Data Assimilation
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Michele M. Rienecker, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
  1:45 PM
4.2
Using an ensemble data assimilation system for climate model development
Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Raeder, T. Hoar, and N. Collins

  2:00 PM
4.3
Recent development of global and regional local ensemble transform Kalman filters (LETKF) at JMA
Takemasa Miyoshi, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Yamane, Y. Sato, K. Aranami, and T. Enomoto

  2:15 PM
4.4
The Canadian Meso4dvar continental analysis system: Pre-operational evaluations
Luc Fillion, MSC, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and M. Tanguay, Z. Liu, E. Lapalme, N. Ek, C. Page, and S. Pellerin

Poster PDF (892.1 kB)
  2:45 PM
4.6
Issues in Assimilation of Lagrangian Data
Kayo Ide, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  3:30 PM
4.7
An alternative to bias correction in retrievals and direct radiances assimilation
Steven J. Fletcher, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and M. Zupanski

  3:45 PM
4.8
Ensemble Kalman filter in the presence of model errors
Hong Li, Shanghai Typhoon Institute, Shanghai, China, Shanghai, China; and E. Kalnay, T. Miyoshi, and C. M. Danforth

  4:00 PM
4.9
Comparing Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter with 4D-Var in a quasi-geostrophic model
Shu-Chih Yang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. Kalnay

  4:15 PM
A hybrid ensemble transform Kalman filter(ETKF)-3DVAR data assimilation scheme for WRF
Xuguang Wang, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, OK; and D. Barker, C. Snyder, and T. Hamill

  4:30 PM
Four-dimensional variational assimilation without using the adjoint model
Hyo-Jong Song, Seoul National Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and G. H. Lim and H. S. Lee

  4:45 PM
Predictor-corrector and morphing ensemble filters for the assimilation of sparse data into high-dimensional nonlinear systems
Jan Mandel, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, and National Center for Atmospheric Research, Denver, CO; and J. D. Beezley

http://www-math.cudenver.edu/~jmandel/papers/#ametsoc07

  5:00 PM

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
Climate and Extreme Weather Events
Location: 214D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather
Organizers: Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES/CDC; Richard B. Rood, University of Michigan

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
A comparison of model produced climate extremes with observed and projected trends for the 20th and 21st centuries
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Gleason, K. E. Kunkel, and R. J. Stouffer

  2:00 PM
1.2
Extremes and El Nino
Gerald A. Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Tebaldi

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

  3:30 PM
1.4
Simulating the synoptic climatology of extreme precipitation events under global warming
William J. Gutowski Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and S. S. Willis, J. C. Patton, B. R. Schwedler, R. W. Arritt, and E. S. Takle

  4:00 PM
1.5
Fine-scale processes regulate the response of extreme events to global climate change
Noah S. Diffenbaugh, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and J. Pal, R. J. Trapp, and F. Giorgi

  4:15 PM
1.6
Occurrence of heavy precipitation and streamflow in Southern California
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center/Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos

  4:45 PM
1.8
Can we detect climate trends in extreme tropical cyclones?
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/NWS/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL; and B. A. Harper, K. Hoarau, and J. A. Knaff

  5:15 PM
Abrupt changes in rainfall during the twentieth century
Gemma T. Narisma, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, Madison, WI; and R. Licker and J. Foley


Joint Session 2
Water Resource Issues Associated with Weather and Climate Change (Joint with the 21st Conference on Hydrology and Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology)
Location: 214A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the AMS Forum: Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology; and the 21st Conference on Hydrology )
Organizers: Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc.; Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington; Ana P. Barros, Duke Univ.; Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
  2:00 PM
  2:15 PM
Implications of changing 20th century precipitation variability for water management in the western U.S.
Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and P. W. Mote and D. P. Lettenmaier

  2:30 PM
Climate Forecasts and Water management - Possibilities and Challenges
Sankar Arumugam, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and U. Lall, A. F. De Souza, and C. Brown

  2:45 PM
Climate Forecasts and Water Macro Allocation in Ceará, Brazil
Francisco Assis Filho Souza Filho, IRI, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and U. Lall

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

  3:30 PM
An Experimental System for a Global Flood Watch: From Satellite Precipitation Data to a Flood Inundation Map
Yang Hong, Goddard Earth Science and Technology Center, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Adler, R. Brakenridge, and G. J. Huffman

  3:45 PM
Using Multiple-Sensor Quantitative Precipitation Estimation for Flood Forecasting in the Lower Colorado River Basin
Beth Clarke, Weather Decision Technologies, Norman, OK; and C. Barrere, M. Luna, and D. Yates

Poster PDF (431.7 kB)
  4:00 PM
Flash Flood Prediction in Italy: Development and Testing of a New Capability
J. William Conway, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; and C. Barrere, G. Formentini, L. Lago, A. Rossa, and M. Calza

Poster PDF (345.9 kB)
  4:30 PM
Developing tools for monitoring moisture conditions at the local level in the State of Texas
Steven M. Quiring, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. W. Nielsen-Gammon

  4:45 PM
Coupling land hydrology to a cloud resolving model - Evaluation for warm season conditions
Shanti Bhushan, Duke University, Durham, NC; and B. Ana P

  5:00 PM
A Study of Predecessor Rainfall Events (PRE) in Advance of Tropical Cyclones
Matthew Cote, State Univ. of New York, Albany, NY; and M. L. Jurewicz Sr.


4A
Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather
Location: 216AB (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: S. Edward Boselly, Weather Solutions Group; David J. Pace, SAIC; Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration

Papers:
  1:45 PM
Analysis of Weather Events on U.S. Railroads
Michael A. Rossetti, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA

Poster PDF (97.2 kB)
  2:00 PM
The effects of residual chemical on the road during blowing/drifting snow events
Benjamin Hershey, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne Jr.

  2:15 PM
The challenges of staisfying road weather users in times of changing technolgoy
Leon F. Osborne Jr., Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc. and University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

  2:30 PM
Evolution of the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Clarus Initiative: Project Status and Future Plans
Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC; and J. S. Pol, A. D. Stern, B. C. Boyce, and J. K. Garrett

  2:45 PM
Vehicles as Mobile Sensing Platforms for Meteorological Observations: A First Look
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and P. A. Pisano, J. S. Pol, V. Shah, K. J. Biesecker, and C. Yeung

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  3:30 PM
An Automated Visibility Detection Algorithm Utilizing Camera Imagery
Robert G. Hallowell, MIT Lincoln Lab., Lexington, MA; and M. Matthews and P. A. Pisano

  3:45 PM
Road weather sensor data validation
Jennifer Hanson, Surface Transportation Weather Research Center, Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne Jr. and M. Askelson

  4:00 PM
Modeling road pavement temperatures with skin temperature observations from the Oklahoma Mesonet
Jessica M. Rathke, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson

  4:30 PM
Analysis of pavement radiation loading through pavement temperature
Adam Mohr, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and L. F. Osborne Jr.

 
4A.12
Development of automated systems for analysis and forecasting of ceiling and visibility for aviation


4B
GIS Applications
Location: 217A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Scott T. Shipley, Earth Resources Technology; Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Ken R. Waters, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  2:00 PM
Enhanced, high-density severe storm verification
Travis M. Smith, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega and A. G. Kolodziej

  2:15 PM
Devising an online collaborative decision-support GIS for climate monitoring site selection
William G. McPherson Jr., Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Yuan and N. Benson

  2:45 PM
RIDGE - Radar Integrated Display with Geospatial Elements. Planned Updates and Enhancements to the NWS New Radar Webpage
Keith Stellman, NOAA/NWS, Shreveport, LA; and P. Kirkwood and J. E. Burks

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ridge

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  3:30 PM
A continuous field approach to using GIS to model weather RADAR terrain occultation
Dustin Howard, Center for Spatial Analysis, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Yuan

  3:45 PM
  4:00 PM
Emergency Management Tool to Monitor Coastal Storms and Associated Hazards
William K. Brooks, I. M. Systems Group, Inc./NOAA Coastal Services Center, Charleston, SC; and D. Marcy

  4:15 PM
Using ArcEngine to build Descision Support Tools for Tsunami Emergency Mangement and Planning
Nazila Merati, JISAO, Seattle, WA; and C. W. Moore, T. C. Vance, and C. Chamberlin

  4:30 PM
An Integrated Coastal Observation and Flood Warning System
Kenneth Carey, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and B. Stamey, A. D. Stern, W. Smith, S. Lynn, G. Mineart, H. Wang, D. Forrest, J. Billet, and B. Smith

  4:45 PM
Integrating oceanographic models with GIS - ROMS and beyond
Tiffany C. Vance, NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA; and C. Moore and S. Mesick

  5:00 PM
The journey of Hurricane Isabel as tracked by NASA Earth Observing Systems (EOS) instruments
Stephanie L. Granger, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and E. T. Olsen, E. J. Fetzer, C. Thompson, S. Y. Lee, and C. Moroney

  5:15 PM
A procedure development of incorporating and processing ICESat data into a GIS system
Burcu Cicek, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio, TX; and H. Xie and T. DeLiberty

1:30 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


4A
Changes in hydrometeorological fields
Location: 214B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Aiguo Dai, NCAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Is Rainfall Increasing in the Tropics?
Robert F. Adler, NASA/GSFC and U. Md. College Park/ESSIC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Gu and G. J. Huffman

  1:45 PM
Improved monitoring of hemispheric snow cover extent
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and T. Estilow

  2:00 PM
Trends in United States snowfall: 1948–2005
Dale Kaiser, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; and E. L. Soderstrom

  2:30 PM
Origins of the Caribbean rainfall bimodal behavior
J.E. Gonzalez, Santa Clara Univ., Santa Clara, CA; and M. E. Angeles, D. E. Comarazamy, N. D. Ramirez, and C. A. Tepley

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  3:30 PM
Simulated change of drought over Asia under global warming scenario
Do-Woo Kim, Pukyung National University, Busan, South Korea; and H. R. Byun and S. U. Han

  3:45 PM
The characteristic and periodicity of drought events in Korea
Sun-Ju Lee, Pukyung National University, Busan, South Korea; and H. R. Byun, S. U. Han, and D. W. Kim

  4:00 PM
Early Detection of Climate Change Signals in Local Historical High Frequency Precipitation Series
Bernardo Gozzini, IBIMET - CNR, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; and G. Maracchi, F. Meneguzzo, M. Pasqui, G. Menduni, B. Mazzanti, and F. Volpini

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
  4:30 PM
Paper Moved. New Poster Number JP1.2A

  4:31 PM
Wind trends in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland 1960–2004 and their relation to the North Atlantic Oscillation
Gwenna Corbel, UHI Millennium Institute, Thurso, United Kingdom; and J. T. Allen and S. W. Gibb

  4:45 PM
Comparing Ten Years of Measurements of Tropical Upper-Tropospheric Water Vapor by MOZAIC with the ECMWF Product
Zhengzhao Luo, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. Kley, R. Johnson, and H. G. J. Smit

  5:00 PM
  5:15 PM
Trends in cloud types in Canada
Ewa J. Milewska, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada

1:40 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Joint Session 3
Artificial Intelligence and Climate Applications (Joint between 5th Conference on Applications of Artificial Intelligence in the Environmental Sciences and 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Location: 210B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fifth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science; and the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Antonello Pasini, CNR; Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, Univ. of Maryland and SAIC at NOAA/NCEP/EMC

Papers:
  1:40 PM
Welcoming Remarks

  2:15 PM
Accurate and fast neural network emulation of full, long, and short wave, model radiation used for decadal climate simulations with NCAR CAM
Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, Univ. of Maryland and NOAA/NCEP/EMC/SAIC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Fox-Rabinovitz and A. Belochitski

Poster PDF (34.6 kB)
  2:45 PM
Linking Climatic Variables with Colombian Development Indicators via Inductive Learning Tools
John Alexander Segura Sr., Hydrosciences Research Group, Bogotá, Colombia; and R. J. Brito, Y. R. Coronel, and N. Obregón

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

  4:00 PM
Robust nonlinear multivariate statistical models for climate analysis
Alex J. Cannon, Meteorological Service of Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and W. W. Hsieh

  4:15 PM
Finding interesting climate phenomena by exploratory statistical techniques
Alexander Ilin, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland; and H. Valpola and E. Oja

http://www.cis.hut.fi/alexilin/climate/

  4:30 PM
Multiple imputation through machine learning algorithms
Michael B. Richman, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. B. Trafalis and I. Adrianto

  4:45 PM
Object-oriented analysis of precipitation systems in NCEP Stage II analyses
Michael E. Baldwin, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and R. J. Trapp

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


3
Oral Presentations III
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Akio Arakawa Symposium
Chair: Wayne H. Schubert, Colorado State Univ.

Papers:
  2:00 PM
3.1
"Two Worlds" View on the General Circulation of the Atmosphere - From Phillips (1956) to NICAM (2006) and Beyond
Taroh Matsuno, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama, Japan; and N. Team

  2:30 PM
3.2
Forty years of cloud parameterization, and a look forward: The influence of Akio Arakawa
David A. Randall, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


2
Notable U.S. Weather during 2006
Location: Ballroom C2 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Impacts of 2006's Weather: Major Stories of the Year
Chair: Eileen Shea, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  3:30 PM
2.1
U.S. Hurricane Season
James L. Franklin, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/TPC, Miami, FL

  3:45 PM
2.2
U.S. Tornado Season
Joseph T. Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and D. W. McCarthy and G. W. Carbin

  4:00 PM
2.3
U.S. Winter Weather
Paul J. Kocin, Atlanta, GA

  4:15 PM
2.4
Forty Days of Rain: March Madness in Paradise
Nezette Rydell, NOAA/NWSFO, Honolulu, HI; and M. Marshall

  4:45 PM
2.5

3
Climate Change
Location: 213A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential History Symposium
Chair: Joseph P. Bassi, Univ. of California

Papers:
  3:30 PM
3.1
  4:30 PM
3.3
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: History, challenges, outlook
Richard C. J. Somerville, Scripps/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA


4
Improving Climate Data Records Using Reference-Quality In Situ Upper-Air Observations II
Location: 207A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Chair: Peter Thorne, Cooperative Insitute for Climate and Satellites

Papers:
  3:45 PM
4.2
Use of Radiosondes and Satellites for Mutual Inhomogeneity Detection
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. B. Norris and R. W. Spencer

Poster PDF (152.1 kB)
  4:15 PM
4.4
Examination of potential biases in radiosonde temperature and humidity records in Canada
Lucie A. Vincent, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and E. Milewska

  4:45 PM
4.6
Accurate Referencing of Satellite Data to Radiosonde Profiles; Theory and Case Study
Nikita S. Pougatchev, Space Dynamics Laboratory, Logan, UT; and D. J. Seidel, G. A. Bingham, S. V. Kireev, and D. C. Tobin

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
Policy and socio-economic research methodology and applications
Location: 209 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research
Cochairs: William Hooke, AMS Policy Program; Shirley Laska, Center for Hazards Assessment

Papers:
  3:30 PM
1.1
Working at the boundary: facilitating communication in climate change adaptation research
Amanda H. Lynch, Monash University, Clayton, Vic., Australia; and L. Tryhorn, R. Abramson, and L. V. Alexander

  4:15 PM
1.4
Sensitivity of the United States Economy to Weather Variability
Jeffrey K. Lazo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. Larsen and D. Waldman

  4:30 PM
1.5
What We Know About Tornado Casualties and How to Reduce Them
Daniel Sutter, University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg, TX; and K. M. Simmons

  4:45 PM
1.6
  5:00 PM
1.7
Defining "usable" science
Lisa Dilling, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. C. Lemos

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


4
GOES-R Observations
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD

Papers:
  3:30 PM
4.1
The ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on GOES-R
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and W. P. Menzel, J. Gurka, and M. M. Gunshor

  4:00 PM
4.2
The Next GOES Sounder
Paul Menzel, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, J. J. Gurka, and J. Li

  4:30 PM
4.3
Washington D.C. Lightning Mapping Array Demonstration Project Risk Reduction for GOES Lightning Mapper Data
Stephan B. Smith, NOAA/NWS/OST, Silver Spring, MD; and S. J. Goodman and P. R. Krehbiel

  5:00 PM
4.5
Understanding the Space Environment with GOES-R Solar and Space Environment Data
S. Hill, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and H. J. Singer, T. G. Onsager, R. Viereck, and D. Biesecker

  5:15 PM
4.6
GOES-R Data Distribution and Products
Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD, Camp Springs, MD


4
Oral Presentations IV
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Akio Arakawa Symposium
Chair: David A. Randall, Colorado State Univ.

Papers:
  3:30 PM
4.1
PBL processes in GCMs
Chin-Hoh Moeng, NCAR, Boulder, CO

  4:00 PM
4.2
Convective quasi-equilibrium: Arakawa's vision upheld and extended
J. David Neelin, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and O. Peters

  4:30 PM
4.3
  5:00 PM
Concluding Remarks

3:30 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Joint Session 3
Toward a Cyberinfrastructure for Education in Atmospheric and Related Sciences (Joint with 23rd Conference on IIPS and 16th Symposium on Education)
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Symposium on Education; and the 23rd Conference on IIPS )
Chairs: Rajul Pandya, UCAR; Thomas M. Whittaker, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin

Papers:
  3:30 PM
AIRNow Educational Tools: A Targeted Approach to Informing the Public About the Quality of the Air We Breathe
Scott A. Jackson, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and N. D. Conatser, J. E. White, T. Dye, R. A. Wayland, and P. Dickerson

  3:45 PM
Bridging the gap between Earth science and students: An integrated approach using NASA Earth science climate data
Erica J. Alston, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and L. H. Chambers, S. W. Moore, P. C. Oots, C. S. Phelps, and D. Diones

http://mynasadata.larc.nasa.gov

  4:00 PM
Toward weather/health education in online CPR classes
Margaret Lynn Fowke, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  4:15 PM
Interactive GIS-based Environmental Activities for K-12 Educators
Linda Parrish, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and T. DeLiberty and D. R. Legates

  4:30 PM
Offering Advanced Meteorology Education at a Distance: The COMET Planetary Boundary Layer Symposium
Bruce Muller, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and J. P. Lamos, B. C. Motta, and B. Greg

  4:45 PM
Web-based responder system for the geosciences
Perry J. Samson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and B. Van der Pluijm and S. Teasley

  5:00 PM
On-line meteorology textbooks for survey course on extreme weather
Perry J. Samson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and C. D. Ahrens

  5:15 PM
Reusable Content Objects (RCOs) for Science Education
Steve Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Whittaker, T. Jasmine, and L. Howles

  5:30 PM
Concluding Remarks


7
Advances in Space Weather
Location: 210A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Space Weather
Chairs: Joseph Kunches, NOAA/Space Environment Center; Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research

Papers:
  3:30 PM
7.1
Report of Assessment Committee on National Space Weather Program
Louis J. Lanzerotti, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ

  4:00 PM
7.2
Fractal statistics of Sun and IMF, a practical storm prediction tool
Donald E. Cotten, City University of New York, Bayside, NY; and T. D. Cheung, P. J. Marchese, G. Tremberger Jr., L. P. Johnson, S. A. Austin, G. Brathwaite, M. Chow, L. Corrales, J. Espinoza, and K. Leon

  4:15 PM
7.3
  4:30 PM
7.4
Space science inputs to spacecraft design and anomaly resolution for high altitude spacecraft.
Thomas Paul O'Brien III, The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly, VA; and J. Mazur and C. Tschan

  4:45 PM
7.5
The SECCHI Experiment on the STEREO Mission
Simon P. Plunkett, NRL, Washington, DC; and R. A. Howard, J. D. Moses, A. Vourlidas, D. G. Socker, J. S. Newmark, J. W. Cook, J. Davila, J. Lemen, R. A. Harrison, C. J. Eyles, and J. M. Defise

  5:00 PM
7.6
  5:15 PM
7.7
Polar Mesospheric Cloud Prediction and Observation
Michael J. Kendra, AER, Lexington, MA; and J. M. Griffin

  5:30 PM
7.8
Study of tropospheric turbulence using observation of shadow bands during a total solar eclipse
Hari Om Vats, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

5:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Panel Discussion 2
Panel on Participatory Action Research methodology and applications Part 2
Location: 209 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research
Moderator: Shirley Laska, Center for Hazards Assessment
Panelists: Peter Park, University of Massachusetts; James Kunde, University of Texas at Arlington; Kristina Peterson, University of New Orleans- CHART

5:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

5:45 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Symposium Ends

Wednesday, 17 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Wed 17 Jan

8:30 AM-8:50 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Registration and Coffee
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

8:30 AM-9:15 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


3
Career Session
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Sean Sublette, WSET Television

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
  8:45 AM
3.2
Broadcast Meteorology-How are we doing in 2006? Survey Results
Mark A. Reynolds, WJHL-TV, Johnson City, TN

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


1
Overview of connections between mesoscale processes and climate variability
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Symposium on Connections Between Mesoscale Processes and Climate Variability
Chair: F. Martin Ralph, NOAA/ESRL/PSD

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.2
Multi-scale Interactions During the North American Monsoon (Invited)
Wayne Higgins, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and D. J. Gochis

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


2
Effects of Meteorology on Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Chair: Daewon W. Byun, Institute for Multi-dimensional Air Quality Studies, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Papers:
  8:45 AM
2.2
Transition probabilities to characterize synoptic scale dynamics affecting local ozone composition
Scott Beaver, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, San Francisco, CA; and A. N. Palazoglu and S. Tanrikulu

  9:00 AM
2.3
Lake Breeze Effects on Air Quality in the Southern Ontario
Hong Lin, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and Q. Li, D. Sills, J. Brook, L. Alexander, and P. King

  9:15 AM
2.4
A Numerical Study of Influences of Land-Use Change on Chemical Species over the Pearl River Delta Region, China
Xuemei Wang, Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; and W. Lin, L. Yang, R. Deng, and Z. L. Yang

  9:30 AM
2.5
Pacific Northwest regional air quality modeling and analysis of nitrogen, sulfur, ozone, and mercury atmospheric deposition
Mathew Porter, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA; and J. Vaughan, J. Chen, J. Avise, and B. Lamb

  9:45 AM
2.6

Joint Session 4
Joint session between 19CVC and 21st Conf. on Hydrology
Location: 214B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 21st Conference on Hydrology )

Papers:
  8:45 AM
Precipitation probability distributions in drought-prone regions
Gilbert P. Compo, U. of Colorado/CIRES/Climate Diagnostics Center and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO CO; and P. Sardeshmukh and C. A. Smith

  9:00 AM
Evidence for interannual to decadal variations in Hadley and Walker Circulations and links to water and energy fluxes
F. R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and M. G. Bosilovich and T. L. Miller

  9:15 AM
Evaluations of land/ocean skin temperatures observed in the ISCCP satellite datasets, and assimilated in the NCEP and ERA reanalyses
Ben-Jei Tsuang, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan; and M. D. Chou, Y. Zhang, and A. Roesch

  9:30 AM
Effects of past and future climate change on ski areas
Philip W. Mote, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. F. Hamlet, J. Casson, and D. Reading


5
Accuracy and Calibration of Instrumentation
Location: 207A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Chair: Paul M. Fransioli, J3AQM, LLC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
5.1
Use of the Consensus Reference Concept for Testing Radiosondes
Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Fitzgibbon

  9:15 AM
5.4
Calibration and Use of Site-Specific Urban Weather Observations Data using Microscale Modeling
William J. Coirier, CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, AL; and S. Kim, S. C. Ericson, and S. Marella

Poster PDF (286.5 kB)
  9:30 AM
5.5
An Overview of the Oklahoma City Urban Micronet Test Facility
Thomas E. Winning Jr., Oklahoma Climatololgical Survey, Norman, OK; and B. G. Illston, M. M. Ferris, and J. B. Basara

  9:45 AM
5.6
An analysis of peak wind speed data from collocated mechanical and ultrasonic anemometers
David A. Short, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and L. A. Wells, F. J. Merceret, and W. P. Roeder

http://science.ksc.nasa.gov/amu/


5
Satellite Data Applications
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Greg Mandt, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Introduction and Overview
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD

  8:35 AM
5.1
AFWA Cloud Forecasting
John B. Eylander, Headquarters Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt AFB, NE

  9:20 AM
5.3
The Transition of NASA EOS Datasets to WFO Operations: A Model for Future Technology Transfer
Christopher B. Darden, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and J. E. Burks, G. J. Jedlovec, and S. L. Haines


5A
Satellite IIPS and Applications
Location: 216AB (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Gerald J. Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS; Thomas M. Whittaker, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin

Papers:
  8:30 AM
XGOHI, Extended GOES High-Inclination Mission for South-American Coverage
Shahram Tehranian, Nortel Government Solutions, Lanham, MD; and J. L. Carr, S. Yang, A. Swaroop, and K. Mckenzie

  8:45 AM
Bayesian cloud mask for GOES-SST operational products
Eileen Maria Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Harris, C. J. Merchant, C. Old, and J. Mittaz

  9:00 AM
Comparison of NASA-Langley satellite derived cloud top microphysical properties with research aircraft data
Jennifer L. Black, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. McDonough, J. A. Haggerty, S. D. Landolt, B. C. Bernstein, and C. A. Wolff

Poster PDF (372.5 kB)
  9:15 AM
A Robust Framework for Distributed Processing of GIFTS Hyperspectral Data
Abhishek Agarwal, Nortel Government Solutions, Lanham, MD; and S. Tehranian, A. Swaroop, and K. Mckenzie

  9:30 AM
Hierarchical PCA Based Data Fusion
Abhishek Agarwal, Nortel Government Solutions, Lanham, MD; and H. EL-Askary, T. El-Ghazawi, M. Kafatos, and J. Le-Moigne

  9:45 AM
ADaM-IVICS: A software tool to mine satellite data
Todd Berendes, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Ramachandran, J. Rushing, and S. Graves

8:30 AM-11:15 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


3
Coupled Hydrological Modeling
Location: 213A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Susan C. Dunne, University College Dublin; Paul Dirmeyer, COLA

Papers:
 
3.1
The sensitivity of QPF verification to the choice of verification data: A study from the DWFE

  8:45 AM
3.2
The new NESDIS Hydro-Estimator algorithm
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and J. C. Davenport

  9:15 AM
3.4
Test Application of a distributed hydrologic LSM with subsurface and overland flow routing for a tropical storm event in an Appalachian headwater basin
Matthew Garcia, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County/GEST and NASA-GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. V. Kumar, D. J. Gochis, D. N. Yates, J. McHenry, T. Burnet, C. J. Coats Jr., and J. Condrey

  9:30 AM
3.5
Sensitivity analysis of variability in reflectivity-rainfall relationships on runoff prediction
Chakradhar Goud Malakpet, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA; and E. Habib, E. A. Meselhe, and A. Tokay

  9:45 AM
3.6
Modeling of flash flood occurrence frequency in Southern California
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break

  10:30 AM
3.7
The Land Information System: A new common infrastructure for land data assimilation at NASA and AFWA
John B. Eylander, US Army Corp of Engineers, Hanover, NH; and S. V. Kumar and C. D. Peters-Lidard

  10:45 AM
3.8
Evaluation of the influence of fine scale land surface representation on convective processes using the coupled LIS-WRF system
Sujay V. Kumar, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County/GEST, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Peters-Lidard, J. Eastman, and W. -. K. Tao

  11:00 AM
3.9
Evaluation of Streamflow Forecasts Based on Coupled GFS-Noah Ensemble Forecasting System
Dingchen Hou, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC and SAIC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth, K. Mitchell, D. Lohmann, and H. Wei

8:30 AM-11:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Joint Session 1
Analyses and applications spanning broad time and space scales (Joint Session between the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology)
Location: 214C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 16th Conference on Applied Climatology )
Chair: Mathew Barlow, Univ. of Massachusetts

Papers:
  8:30 AM
The impact of the MJO-bridging the gap between weather and climate
Alexis Donald, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia; and S. M. Lennox, H. Meinke, and N. C. White

  8:45 AM
Linking weather and climate across time scales-A case study in Altay
Zhuoting Wu, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ; and H. Zhang and B. Li

Poster PDF (147.9 kB)
  9:00 AM
Reliable statistical inference for weather and climate
Alexander Gluhovsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and E. Agee

Poster PDF (83.6 kB)
 
J1.5
Intercomparison of the Stratospheric Performance of NCEP-NCAR and ERA-40 Reanalyses

  9:45 AM
Global sea surface temperatures and North American fire danger variability
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, Nevada; and B. L. Hall

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  10:30 AM
Evaluating IPCC rainfall and food aid tendencies for food insecure Africa
Chris C. Funk, USGS, Santa Barbara, CA; and J. Verdin and M. Brown

  10:45 AM
Desert dust storms in Northern China: a trajectory analysis for the last 25 years
Francesca Guarnieri, NRC/IBIMET-CNR, Florence, Italy; and M. Pasqui

  11:00 AM
An Observational and Modeling Study of the Winter-to-Spring Transition in East Asia-Onset of the South China Spring Rain
LinHo, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and X. Huang and N. C. Lau

  11:15 AM
A preliminary back-trajectory and air mass climatology for the Shenandoah Valley (Formerly J3.16 for Applied Climatology)
Robert E. Davis, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and L. Sitka, D. M. Hondula, S. Gawtry, D. Knight, T. Lee, and J. Stenger

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)

5B
Radar Applications - Part I
Location: 217A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL; William F. Roberts, NOAA; Robert E. Saffle, Mitretek Systems

Papers:
  8:30 AM
NEXRAD Product Improvement—Update 2007
Robert E. Saffle, Mitretek Systems, Silver Spring, MD; and G. S. Cate and M. Istok

  8:45 AM
An update on the NWS WSR-88D Level II data collection and distribution networik and plans for changes
Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; and S. D. Smith, T. Sandman, J. Casamento, P. Cragg, W. M. Blanchard, and M. J. Istok

  9:00 AM
Plans for testing the feasibility of site-specific scanning strategies for WSR-88Ds
Randy M. Steadham, NOAA/Radar Operations Center/Applications Branch, Norman, OK; and R. A. Brown

  9:15 AM
Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) Calibration Analysis
Robert W. Macemon, RS Information Systems, Norman, OK; and N. K. Patel, A. D. Free, G. W. Jim, and J. R. Cory

  9:30 AM
  9:45 AM
Real time clutter identification and mitigation for NEXRAD
J.C. Hubbert, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Dixon and C. J. Kessinger

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  10:30 AM
Impacts of wind farms on WSR-88D operations and policy considerations
Richard J. Vogt, Tri-Agencies' (Dept. of Commerce, Defense & Transportation) Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; and T. Crum, J. R. Reed, J. T. Snow, R. D. Palmer, B. Isom, and D. W. Burgess

  10:45 AM
Investigation of point echoes from GPS-enabled aircraft to detect anomalous propagation
Scott T. Shipley, Earth Resources Technology, Jessup, MD; and R. Saffle and M. H. Jain

  11:00 AM
A statistical evaluation of the SMPRF range-velocity mitigation technique
E. Ruzanski, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and J. C. Hubbert, V. Chandrasekar, and G. Meymaris

  11:15 AM
Initial implementation of super-resolution data on the NEXRAD network
Sebastian M. Torres, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. D. Curtis

8:30 AM-11:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


3
space borne lidars
Location: 207B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on LIDAR Atmospheric Applications
Chair: Pierre H. Flamant, LMD/IPSL
CoChair: David P. Donovan, KNMI

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
A Review of Spaceborne Lidar and a Look to the Future
M. Patrick McCormick, Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA

  9:00 AM
3.2
Atmospheric Science Results from the First Polar Orbiting Lidar in Space: the NASA Geoscience Laser Altimeter System
Stephen P. Palm, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. D. Spinhirne, W. D. Hart, and D. L. Hlavka

  9:30 AM
3.3
First results from CALIOP
David M. Winker, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA

Poster PDF (271.5 kB)
  10:00 AM
Coffee Break

  10:30 AM
3.4
ADM-Aeolus: ESA's Doppler Wind Lidar Mission
Paul Ingmann, ESA, Noordwijk, Zuid Holland, Netherlands; and D. Lajas

http://www.esa.int/esaLP/LPadmaeolus.html

  11:00 AM
3.5
Using Lidar and Radar data to develop an Ice Cloud Particle Effective Radius Parameterization (from Technique to Testing).
David P. Donovan, KNMI, De Bilt, Netherlands; and G. -. J. van Zadelhoff, E. van Meijaard, W. H. Knap, and R. Boers

  11:15 AM
3.6
Global ice cloud microphysical property retrieval by combining CloudSat radar and CALIPSO lidar measurements
Zhien Wang, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and M. Vaughan and S. A. Young

  11:30 AM
3.7
Lidar validation of CALIPSO and OMI using ground-based sensors from REALM
Raymond M. Hoff, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and O. Torres, R. Delgado, and R. Rogers

http://alg.umbc.edu


4
Prediction (Use of Climate Statistics in Forecasting)
Location: 206A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Applied Climatology
Chair: Chris C. Funk, UCSB

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
The Madden-Julian Oscillation and subseasonal prediction
Mathew A. Barlow, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA; and D. Salstein

  8:45 AM
4.2
The Application of Climate Data Sets in Calibrating Ensemble Guidance for the Prediction of Hazardous Weather
David R. Bright, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and M. S. Wandishin, S. J. Weiss, R. S. Schneider, and J. T. Schaefer

  9:00 AM
4.3
Systematic errors effect on seasonal predictive skill
Mei Zhao, COLA, Calverton, MD; and T. M. DelSole, P. Dirmeyer, and B. Kirtman

  9:15 AM
4.4
  9:30 AM
4.5
Relationships between Precipitation in Korea and Northwestern Pacific High during Spring
Sang-Un Han, Pukyong National Univ., Busan, South Korea; and H. R. Byun, D. W. Kim, and S. J. Lee

  9:45 AM
4.6
  10:00 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  10:30 AM
4.7
Extreme Value Analysis of global reanalysis data
Eric Gilleland, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Pocernich, B. G. Brown, and H. E. Brooks

  10:45 AM
4.8
Extension of the CPC MJO Index to Forecast Mode
Qin Zhang, RS Information Systems, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Gottschalck and Y. Xue

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/people/wd52qz/mjoindex/MJO_INDEX.html

Poster PDF (468.7 kB)
  11:15 AM
Consolidation of Multi Method Forecasts of Pacific SST
Malaquias Pena, SAIC and EMC/NCEP/NOAA, Camp Springs, MD; and H. M. Van den Dool, D. Unger, and P. Peng

  11:30 AM
A climatological study of nighttime rapidly developing low cloud ceilings in a stable environment
William H. Bauman III, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and J. H. Barrett, III, J. L. Case, M. M. Wheeler, and G. W. Baggett

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


2
Linking Weather and Climate
Location: 214D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather
Organizers: Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center; Richard B. Rood, University of Michigan

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
Weather - Climate and Subseasonal Forecasting
Klaus M. Weickmann, NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and E. Berry

  9:30 AM
2.3
The Impact of Large-Scale Climate Variability on Weather
Siegfried D. Schubert, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Suarez, P. Pegion, Y. Chang, and J. Bacmeister

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break

  11:00 AM
2.5
From Cloud Organization to Climate Sensitivity—The Cloud Object Approach
Kuan-Man Xu, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and B. A. Wielicki and T. Wong

  11:30 AM
2.6
Predictability and Forecast Skill of the Madden-Julian Oscillation
Duane Edward Waliser, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and J. L. Li, S. D. Schubert, B. P. Kirtman, H. L. Pan, and A. Vintzileos


Joint Session 3
Forecasting Water Cycle Components at Different Spatial and Temporal Scales (Joint with Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather and Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology)
Location: 214A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the AMS Forum: Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology; and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather )
Organizers: Ana P. Barros, Duke Univ.; Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Prediction of Elements of the Hydrologic Cycle at Climatic Time Scale: Observations and Prospects (INVITED)
Upmanu Lall, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, New York, NY

  9:00 AM
Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Spatio-Temporal Downscaling of Seasonal Climate to Daily Weather Forecasts
Abedalrazq F. Khalil, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and H. H. Kwon and U. Lall

  9:15 AM
Assessment of dynamic downscaling of the continental U.S. regional climate using the Eta/SSiB Regional Climate Model
Yongkang Xue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and R. Vasic, Z. Janjic, F. Mesinger, and K. Mitchell

  9:30 AM
Climatic aspects of hydrometeorology and water resources – the role of drought (INVITED)
Dennis P. Lettenmaier, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break

  10:30 AM
When model results and observations disagree . . .
Andrew A. Lacis, NASA/GISS, New York, NY

  10:45 AM
Extreme Floods in Urban Watersheds (INVITED)
James A. Smith, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ

  11:15 AM
Cool season heavy rainfall events over west central Florida
Charles H. Paxton, NOAA/NWSFO, Ruskin, FL; and A. Reynes and J. C. McMichael

8:30 AM-12:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


6
Atmospheric Observations
Location: 210B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Frank Marks, NOAA/AOML/HRD

Papers:
  8:30 AM
6.1
  8:45 AM
6.2
GFDL model output comparisons with surface wind observations for hurricane Ivan 2004
Isha M. Renta-López, Howard University, Washington, DC; and M. D. Powell and V. R. Morris

  9:00 AM
6.3
Observed integrated moisture fields within tropical storm systems
John J. Braun, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Van Hove and T. Mayo

  9:30 AM
6.4
AIRS observations of tropospheric humidity: how well do the models compare?
David W. Pierce, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and T. P. Barnett, E. J. Fetzer, P. J. Gleckler, and A. J. Braverman

  9:45 AM
6.5
Extending satellite microwave humidity retrievals from ocean to land
John M. Forsythe, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. Q. Kidder, K. M. Donofrio, A. S. Jones, and T. H. Vonder Haar

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  10:30 AM
6.6
Improved AIRS/AMSU soundings and error estimates
Joel Susskind, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. M. Atlas

  10:45 AM
6.7
Atmosphere heat fluxes estimated from Terra and Aqua satellites
Alice Fan, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and B. Lin

  11:00 AM
6.8
CH4 in the atmosphere over the peatland ecosystem of West Siberia retrieved from AIRS/AQUA spectra
K. G. Gribanov, Ural State Univ., Yekaterinburg, Russia; and R. Imasu, A. Y. Toptygin, W. Bleuten, A. V. Naumov, A. V. Yevtyushkin, E. A. Dyukarev, and V. I. Zakharov

  11:15 AM
6.9
Early Results from the COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 Mission
Ying-Hwa Kuo, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Rocken, W. Schreiner, and R. A. Anthes

  11:30 AM
Determining the accuracy and representativeness of wind profiler data
Ralph A. Petersen, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. M. Bedka

  11:45 AM
Potential impacts of a space-based Doppler Wind Lidar
G. D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and J. Terry and R. Atlas

 
6.12
Hyperspectral Applications of Geostationary Satellite Remotely Sensed Data

8:30 AM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


5
Data Impact Tests and Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSE)
Location: 212B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Cochairs: G. David Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc.; Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/OAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
5.1
The use of global AIRS hyperspectral observations in numerical weather prediction
John F. Le Marshall, Bureau of Meteorology, Docklands, Victoria, Australia; and J. Jung, T. H. Zapotocny, W. L. Smith, D. K. Zhou, J. Derber, R. Treadon, S. Lord, M. Goldberg, and W. Wolf

  8:45 AM
5.2
Use of the ensemble Kalman filter in a global coupled seasonal prediction system: impact on prediction skill and other issues
Christian L. Keppenne, SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. M. Rienecker, R. M. Kovach, J. Marshak, and J. P. Jacob

  9:00 AM
5.3
Ensemble data assimilation of satellite radiances
Jeffrey Whitaker, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and T. M. Hamill

  9:15 AM
5.4
Improved analyses and forecasts with AIRS retrievals using the local ensemble transform Kalman filter
Hong Li, Shanghai Typhoon Institute, Shanghai, China, Shanghai, China; and J. Liu, E. Fertig, E. Kalnay, J. Aravequia, I. Szunyogh, E. J. Kostelich, and R. Todling

  9:30 AM
5.5
Impact of ground-based GPS observations on the Canadian Regional Analysis and Forecast System
Stephen R. Macpherson, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and G. Deblonde, J. Aparicio, and B. Casati

Poster PDF (712.0 kB)
  9:45 AM
5.6
The impact of data interaction on targeted observations with a 4D-Var data assimilation and forecast system
Dacian N. Daescu, Portland State University, Portland, OR; and I. M. Navon, S. Akella, and G. Erlebacher

  10:00 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  10:30 AM
5.7
The influence of observations on 1-10 day forecasts
Daniel Hodyss, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. J. Majumdar

  10:45 AM
5.8
Evaluation of WINDSAT surface wind data and its impact on ocean surface wind analyses and numerical weather prediction
Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and O. Reale, J. Ardizzone, J. Terry, J. -. C. Jusem, E. Brin, D. Bungato, and J. F. Le Marshall

Poster PDF (843.3 kB)
  11:00 AM
5.9
Analysis of Hurricanes Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and COSMIC Satellite Data
Patrick J. Fitzpatrick, Geosystems Research Institute, Stennis Space Center, MS; and Q. Xiao, G. J. Holland, Y. H. Kuo, J. J. Cione, and C. M. Hill

  11:15 AM
Applications in exploiting Synthetic Aperture Radar for hurricane initialization and simulation
Weizhong Zheng, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and X. Li, C. Z. Zou, and W. G. Pichel

  11:30 AM
  11:45 AM
The challenges of transferring observation research to operations
Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Uhart

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:30 PM
The impact of assimilating radar and SCAN data on a WRF simulation of a Mississippi Delta squall line
Patrick J. Fitzpatrick, Geosystems Research Institute, Stennis Space Center, MS; and Q. Xiao, J. Sun, E. Lim, C. M. Hill, Y. Li, N. Tran, and J. L. Dyer

  1:45 PM
Sensitivity of Surface Analyses to RAWS observations
John D. Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and D. Myrick

  2:15 PM
Initialization of Hurricane Jeanne (2004) Using Airborne Doppler Radar Data
Qingnong Xiao, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Davis, X. Zhang, J. Tuttle, G. Holland, and Y. H. Kuo

  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
Impacts of assimilating Aura OMI and HIRDLS ozone on the NCEP Global Forecast System
Shuntai Zhou, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and C. S. Long, A. J. Miller, L. E. Flynn, and T. Beck

 
5.18
An experimental framework for the evaluation of adaptive algorithms for observation thinning in data assimilation

  4:30 PM
The interaction between model resolution, observation resolution and observation density in data assimilation: a two-dimensional study
Vladimir Bondarenko, University of Constance, Constance, Germany; and T. Ochotta, D. Saupe, and W. Wergen

  4:45 PM
An OSSE study of TAMDAR data impact on mesoscale data assimilation and prediction
Yubao Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and N. A. Jacobs, W. Yu, T. T. Warner, S. P. Swerdlin, and M. Anderson

8:50 AM-9:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Welcome Address. Susan Tarbell, Chair, Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI)
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Tenth Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) Conference

9:00 AM-9:15 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


ASLI Introductions
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Joint Session 1
Town Hall Meeting (Joint between Sixth Communications and the Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research
Location: 209 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Sixth Communications Workshop; and the Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research )

Papers:

9:15 AM-9:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Panel Discussion 1
Career Panel; Ask the Experts
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Moderator: Jay Prater, KAKE-TV
Panelists: Larry M. & Stephanie W. Rickel, Broadcast Image Group; Patrick McCreery, News Director, KPTV; Terry Crofoot, Terry Crofoot Group; Gary Koelfgen, KABB-TV; Jim Boyle, KSAT-TV

Papers:
  9:15 AM
Ask the Experts I
Larry M. & Stephanie W. Rickel, Broadcast Image Group, San Antonio, TX

  9:20 AM
Ask the Experts II
Patrick McCreery, News Director, KPTV, Portland, OR

  9:25 AM
Ask the Experts III
Terry Crofoot, Terry Crofoot Group, Calabasas, CA

  9:30 AM
Ask the Experts IV
Gary Koelfgen, KABB-TV, San Antonio, TX

  9:35 AM
Ask the Experts V
Jim Boyle, KSAT-TV, San Antonio, TX

  9:40 AM
Panel Discussion

9:25 AM-9:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


1
ASLI History
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Tenth Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) Conference
Moderator: Susan Tarbell, Librarian, Air Force Weather Technical Library

Papers:
  9:25 AM
1.1
Celebrating Ten Years of Learning and Networking - The Atmospheric Science Librarians International
Madeleine Needles, Librarian, MIT Haystack Observatory, Westford, MA; and J. Triplehorn, M. Latyszewskyj, and E. Poole-Kober

9:30 AM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


2
Mesoscale and global-scale phenomena important to regional climate
Location: 206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Symposium on Connections Between Mesoscale Processes and Climate Variability
Chair: F. Martin Ralph, NOAA/ESRL/PSD

Papers:
  10:00 AM
Coffee Break

  10:30 AM
2.2
Meteorological characteristics and over-land impacts of atmospheric rivers affecting the West Coast of North America based on eight years of SSM/I satellite observations (Invited)
Paul J. Neiman, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO; and F. M. Ralph, G. Wick, J. D. Lundquist, M. D. Dettinger, and D. R. Cayan

  10:45 AM
2.3
The diurnal cycle of warm season rainfall and its relationship to the genesis and propagation of mesoscale events. (Invited)
R. E. Carbone, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. C. Chen, T. D. Keenan, A. G. Laing, V. Levizzani, A. J. Pereira, and J. D. Tuttle

  11:15 AM
2.5
Local minimum of tropical cyclogenesis in the eastern Caribbean Sea.
Owen H. Shieh, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and S. J. Colucci

  11:30 AM
2.6
Evidence of forcing of Arctic regional climates by mesoscale processes
P. Ola G. Persson, CIRES and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and R. Stone

  11:45 AM
2.7
An Investigation of the Climatic Variability and Forcing of Lake Champlain Lake-Effect Snow Systems
Neil Laird, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY; and J. Desrochers and M. Payer

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:30 PM
2.8
Self Similarity and Scale Interactions in Organized Tropical Convection (Invited)
George N. Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO

  2:00 PM
2.9
Westerly wind burst, MJO, and ENSO
Chidong Zhang, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and J. Zavala-Garay

9:45 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


2
Key Note Speakers
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Tenth Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) Conference
Chair: Jean Phillips, Librarian, Univ. of Wisconsin

Papers:
  9:45 AM
2.1
Observations from the "Bridge to Knowledge" by The Weather Guys
Steven Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. E. Martin

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Coffee Break
Location: Meeting Room Foyer (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

10:30 AM-10:35 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


1
General Introduction
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Certified Consulting Meteorologists Forum

Papers:
  10:30 AM
1.1
Session Agenda and signficance of being elected an Honorary Member
Gerald J. Mulvey, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA

10:30 AM-10:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Coffee Break
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

10:30 AM-11:15 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Joint Session 3
Communicating Uncertainty (Joint with 2nd Policy Symposium, 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology and 6th Communications Workshop)
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; the Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research; and the Sixth Communications Workshop )
Chair: Veronica Johnson, NBC4

Papers:
  10:45 AM
Weather[sic] or Not we Know for Sure
Timothy A. Cohn, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

  11:00 AM
7-Day, 10-Day, 14-Day Forecasts: How far can we go?
Glenn Schwartz, NBC10 - Philadelphia, Bala Cynwyd, PA

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


6
Climate and Science Implications
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.

Papers:
  10:30 AM
Introduction and Overview
Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.

 
6.1
U.S. Climate Change Program: An Update on Progress and Future Challenges

  10:50 AM
6.2
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
6.3
  11:50 AM
6.4
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


6
Interactive Processing Systems
Location: 216AB (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on IIPS
Cochairs: Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/OAR; William F. Roberts, NOAA

Papers:
  10:30 AM
6.1
The evolution of AWIPS
Jason P. Tuell, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. K. Henry, J. D. Lawson, E. L. Bensman, and F. P. Griffith

  10:45 AM
6.2
Overview of the new AWIPS SOA
John D. Lawson, Raytheon Company, Plano, TX; and J. P. Tuell, F. P. Griffith, and R. K. Henry

  11:00 AM
6.3
Warning Decision Support System - Integrated Information (WDSS-II) Progress and Plans
Kurt D. Hondl, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and V. Lakshmanan, T. M. Smith, and G. J. Stumpf

  11:15 AM
6.4
The new NWS Concept of Operations: A strategic road map
Jason P. Tuell, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. McCarthy, G. S. Foltz, J. L. Partain, L. Dunn, W. F. Bunting, and M. P. Foster

  11:30 AM
6.5
The next generation of McIDAS: Interactive processing for multi- and hyper-spectral environmental satellite data
Thomas H. Achtor, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. M. Whittaker and T. D. Rink

  11:45 AM
6.6
Surface data processing and integration at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
Stephen Del Greco, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. N. Lott, R. Ray, D. Dellinger, F. Smith, and P. Jones

10:30 AM-2:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


3
Air Quality Forecasting
Location: 212A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: Steven E. Peckham, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES-Univ. of Colorado; Robert A. Elleman, Univ. of Washington

Papers:
  10:30 AM
3.1
NOAA-EPA's National Air Quality Forecast Capability: Testing Expanded Capabilities
Paula M. Davidson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. T. McQueen, R. Mathur, R. Draxler, R. A. Wayland, N. Seaman, and K. Carey

  10:45 AM
3.2
Update to and Recent Performance of the NAM-CMAQ Modeling system at NCEP operations
Jeffery T. McQueen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and P. C. Lee, M. Tsidulko, S. Lu, G. DiMego, P. M. Davidson, and N. Seaman

  11:00 AM
3.3
PBL and ozone verification in NAM-CMAQ modeling system at NCEP
Marina Tsidulko, SAIC/NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and G. Dimego, M. Ek, J. McQueen, and P. C. Lee

  11:15 AM
3.4
On the development of linkage in the vertical coordinate between the WRF-NMM and CMAQ models
Hsin-mu Lin, STC and NOAA/ARL/ERL, Research Triangle Park, NC; and R. Mathur, T. L. Otte, P. C. Lee, and J. Pleim

 
3.5
An Examination of WRF/Chem: Physical Schemes, Nesting Options, and Grid Resolutions

  11:45 AM
3.6
Review of 2006 Numerical Air Quality Prediction Performance at Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems
John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Raleigh, NC; and D. T. Olerud, W. T. Smith, J. Vukovich, R. E. Imhoff, and C. J. Coats

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry Available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:30 PM
3.7
Evaluation of the Airpact-3 Regional Air Quality Forecast System for Ozone and Speciated Aerosols
Jack Chen, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA; and J. Vaughan, M. Porter, J. Avise, and B. Lamb

  1:45 PM
3.8
AIRNow-Tech and AIRNow Gateway: A researcher's resource for air quality data
Timothy S. Dye, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and N. D. Conatser, A. Chan, S. A. Jackson, J. E. White, and P. Dickerson

  2:00 PM
3.9
Constraining tropospheric CO using ensemble-based data assimilation
Avelino F. Arellano Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Raeder, J. Anderson, and P. Hess

10:35 AM-10:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


2
How CCM makes a difference
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Certified Consulting Meteorologists Forum

Papers:
  10:35 AM
2.1
Why be a CCM?
Elliot Abrams, AccuWeather Inc., State College, PA

  10:40 AM
2.2

10:45 AM-11:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


3
How the CCM Program Works
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Certified Consulting Meteorologists Forum

Papers:
  10:45 AM
3.1
Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) Program
Jill Hasling, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX

  10:55 AM
3.2
AMS Professional Development Program
Corinne Kazarosian, AMS, Boston, MA; and K. Savoie

10:45 AM-11:15 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


3
The Language of Atmospheric Science
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Tenth Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) Conference
Chair: Madeleine Needles, Librarian, MIT Haystack Observatory

Papers:
  10:45 AM
A Climate Lexicon
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA

11:00 AM-11:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Panel Discussion 1
How the CCM Program Works
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Certified Consulting Meteorologists Forum
Panelists: Peter Robinson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Jack Henz, HDR, Inc.; James Giraytys, SHENAIR Institute, James Madison Univ.; Walter A. Lyons, FMA Research Inc.

11:00 AM-6:45 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

11:15 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Joint Panel Discussion 1
Is Any Number Better Than No Number? (Joint between Sixth Communications, 35th Broadcast Conference, and the Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research)
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; the Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research; and the Sixth Communications Workshop )
Moderator: Veronica Johnson, NBC4
Panelists: Larry Rickel, The Broadcast Image Group; Stephanie Rickel, The Broadcast Image Group; Patrick McCreery, News Director, KPTV; Gary Koelfgen, KABB-TV

11:15 AM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


4
The History of Atmospheric Science
Location: 208 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Tenth Annual Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) Conference
Cochairs: Jean Phillips, Librarian, Univ. of Wisconsin; Jinny Nathans, AMS

Papers:
  11:15 AM
4.1
40 Years of Observations from Geostationary Orbit
W. Paul Menzel, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

  11:45 AM
Lunch Break

  1:00 PM
4.2
George Washington Carver as a Volunteer Weather Observer
Doria B. Grimes, NOAA Central Library (Retired), Silver Spring, MD

  1:30 PM
4.3
  2:00 PM
4.4
Data from the other side of the world, but...what shall we do with the paper?
Christine Sherratt, Lindgren Library, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

  2:30 PM
4.5
Break -- Join Susan Tarbell, ASLI Chair; Keith Seitter, AMS Executive Director and ASLI members at the ASLI Booth during the break for a special cake-cutting ceremony in celebration of ASLI’s 10th Anniversary.

11:15 AM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


5A
The diurnal cycle
Location: 214B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Kenneth R. Sperber, LLNL

Papers:
  11:30 AM
Diurnal cycles of cloud forcing of the surface radiation budget
Pamela E. Mlynczak, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith, P. W. Stackhouse Jr., and J. C. Mikovitz

  11:45 AM
Comparison of diurnal cycle of outgoing longwave flux from ERBE measurements with a climate model
G. Louis Smith, National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA; and A. Slingo and P. E. Mlynczak

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:45 PM
 
5A.6
Diurnal variability of the tropical upper ocean and its climate impacts

  2:15 PM
A Diurnal Radiative Forcing of Dust Aerosols over East Asia
Ji-Young Kim, University of Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and W. C. Wang

  2:30 PM
Modulation of Diurnal Cycle of Tropical Convective Clouds by the MJO
Baijun Tian, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. Waliser and E. Fetzer

  2:45 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:15 PM
Influence of Sea-Surface Temperature on the Diurnal Cycle of the North American Monsoon System
Pingping Xie, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Wang, V. E. Kousky, W. Shi, and W. Higgins

  4:30 PM
Diurnal Cycle Variations if Precipitation over the Americas
John E. Janowiak, NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and V. Kousky and R. Joyce

  4:45 PM
Variations in the daily cycle along the Gulf of California during NAME 2004
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and L. M. Rodriguez-Manzanet, P. Zuidema, and R. H. Johnson

  5:00 PM
Simulations of Warm Season Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation over the Continental United States and Northern Mexico in General Circulation Models
Myong-In Lee, UMBC/GEST, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Schubert, M. J. Suarez, I. M. Held, A. Kumar, J. E. Schemm, N. C. Lau, J. J. Ploshay, H. K. Kim, T. L. Bell, and S. H. Yoo

  5:15 PM
Diurnal variations of upper and middle tropospheric humidity and their relations to convective activities over tropical Africa from Meteosat-8 measurements
B. J. Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and E. S. Chung, J. Schmetz, and M. Koenig

  5:30 PM

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


4
Special Presentations
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Certified Consulting Meteorologists Forum

Papers:
  11:30 AM
4.1
Early History of the CCM Program
William Haggard, LLC, Asheville, NC

  11:40 AM
4.2
The Certified Consulting Meteorologist as Forensic Scientist
Phil Falconer, Falconer Weather Information Service, LLC, Scotia, NY

11:30 AM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


5B
Session Co-Sponsored by the Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere
Location: 214C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Lisan Yu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Papers:
  11:30 AM
Variability of Sea-Air Interactions Associated with Tropical Cyclone/Hurricane Katrina
R. Suseela Reddy, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and A. Surakanti, H. Chekuru, M. Benjamin, and R. Karim

Poster PDF (548.3 kB)
  11:45 AM
The response of Arctic sea ice to the North Pacific Oscillation
Megan Linkin, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. Nigam

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)

  1:30 PM
Paper 5B.3 has been moved. New Poster Number is JP2.25

  2:00 PM
Paper 5B.5 Moved. New Paper Number JP4.28

  2:30 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
Influence of mean climate on simulation of ENSO
Xiaohua Pan, George Mason Univ./COLA, Beltsville, MD; and B. Huang and J. Shukla

  4:15 PM
  4:30 PM
  4:45 PM
Decadal change in the tropical Pacific Ocean
Hye-Rim Kim, Yonsei Univ., Seoul, South Korea; and S. I. An

Poster PDF (960.7 kB)
  5:15 PM
Large eddy simulation of coherent structures in cold air outbreaks
Ernest Agee, Purdue Univeristy, West Lafayette, IN; and B. MacCall and A. Gluhovsky

Poster PDF (414.6 kB)

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Close of the Forum
Location: 217C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chair: Gerald J. Mulvey, Northrop Grumman Corporation

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Panel Discussion 1
The Intersection of Congress, Satellites, and the User Community-Luncheon Speaker
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Speaker: Eric Webster, ITT Corp

Papers:

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


4
Detection and Attribution of Regional Climate Change
Location: 214D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather
Organizers: Randall M. Dole, NOAA/CIRES/CDC; Richard B. Rood, Univ. of Michigan

Papers:
  2:00 PM
4.2
Attributing regional climate variations to tropical SST changes
Prashant Sardeshmukh, NOAA/ESRL/PSD, CDC/CIRES, Boulder, CO


4
Old Shows & New Ideas
Location: 205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 35th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Ronald A. Hearst, KYTV

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
30 years of the "Alaska Weather" show
Jim Peronto, NOAA/NWS, Anchorage, AK

  1:45 PM
4.2
Cascading weather and climate forecasts—“The Weather World story”
Jeffrey M. Warner, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and P. G. Knight

  2:00 PM
4.3
Broadcast Meteorologist and Forensic Meteorology-Bridging the Gap
Gregory MacMaster, Broadcast/TV & Radio and Forensic Meteorologist, Traverse City, MI


7
Advanced methods for data assimilation (Part II)
Location: 210B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Sharanya J. Majumdar, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
Assimilation of images in geophysical models
François-Xavier Le Dimet, Université Joseph-Fourier and INRIA, Grenoble, France

  2:00 PM
7.3
  2:15 PM

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


4
Lidar and Integrated Observations Within Large Field Programs
Location: 207B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on LIDAR Atmospheric Applications
Chair: David Turner, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin
CoChair: T. M. Weckwerth, NCAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
Survey of key West African Monsoon features over Sahel and their evolution during the monsoon onset period in the framework of the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis project
Cyrille N. Flamant, IPSL/CNRS, Paris, France; and J. Pelon, O. Reitebuch, A. M. Dabas, J. Cuesta, M. A. Miller, P. Drobinski, M. Chong, J. P. Cammas, P. H. Flamant, and D. Edouart

  2:00 PM
4.2
The Convective and Orographically-Induced Precipitation Study: COPS 2007
Andreas Behrendt, Univ. of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany; and V. Wulfmeyer, H. S. Bauer, C. Kottmeier, U. Corsmeier, G. C. Craig, and M. Hagen

  2:30 PM
4.3
Lidar based multi-instrument monitoring of variables relevant to the understanding of saharan heat low dynamics during the monsoon onset period in the framework of the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis project
Juan Cuesta, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique / Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace, Palaiseau, France; and D. Edouart, M. Mimouni, C. N. Flamant, P. H. Flamant, A. Ouladichir, M. Kharef, M. Kharef, M. Zoukani, M. Zoukani, Y. Rouab, Y. Rouab, L. B. Boulkelia, L. Boulkelia, A. Abdouali, M. Salah Ferroudj, A. Bouklila, M. Kadi, B. Ouchčne, L. Zeudmi-Sahraoui, A. Saanoune, and J. Pelon

  2:45 PM
4.4
Water Vapor Validation Experiment - Satellite/Sondes - Overview and preliminary results
David N. Whiteman, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and B. B. Demoz, E. Joseph, D. Venable, R. M. Hoff, B. Bojkov, T. McGee, A. M. Thompson, B. F. Taubman, H. Vömel, L. Miloshevich, J. Ftizgibbon, F. J. Schmidlin, C. D. Barnet, and I. M. Restrepo

1:30 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


2
characterizing and communicating policy & socio-economic information
Location: 209 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Second Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research
Cochairs: Genene Fisher, AMS Policy Program; Roger Pulwarty, NOAA/CIRES/CDC

Papers:
  1:45 PM
2.2
  2:00 PM
2.3
Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Vulnerability Assessment Pilot Study
Paula Dunbar, NOAA/National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, CO; and D. Dominey-Howes and J. Varner

  2:15 PM
2.4
Communicating surge information
Betty Hearn Morrow, SocResearch Miami, Miami, FL

  2:30 PM
Coffee Break

  4:45 PM
2.8
Societal and Economic Research and Applications priorities for the North American THORPEX program
Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Lazo, H. Brooks, B. Brown, P. Ganderton, and B. Mills


5
Precipitation and Drought
Location: 206A (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Applied Climatology
Cochairs: Mathew A. Barlow, University of Massachusetts - Lowell; Oliver Frauenfeld, University of Colorado

Papers:
  1:30 PM
5.1
Precipitation in the southeast United States during the twentieth century
Peter J. Robinson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and R. Redding