88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Session 9: Data Impacts: Cosmic Observations and Applications-I

Wednesday, 23 January 2008: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
204 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Chair:  Qian Wu, NCAR
  8:30 AM
Overview of the COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 Mission
Ying-Hwa Kuo, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Rocken, R. A. Anthes, and N. Yen

  8:45 AM
A Remarkable Radio Occultation Constellation Program –The Most Accurate and Stable Space-Borne Thermometers
Nick Yen, National Space Organization, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan; and C. H. V. Chu, C. J. Fong, T. Y. Liu, S. S. Chen, Y. A. Liou, and B. Kuo

  9:00 AM
Intercomparison of integrated water vapor retrievals from SSM/I and COSMIC
Gary A. Wick, NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and Y. H. Kuo, F. M. Ralph, T. K. Wee, and P. J. Neiman

  9:15 AM
A Composite Analysis of Tropical Cyclone Structure Using GPS RO Observations
Henry R. Winterbottom, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and X. Zou and Q. Xiao