89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 6: Mesoscale Data Assimilation and Impact Experiments—III

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Chair:  Stan Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD
  1:30 PM
Weather Research and Forecasting model wind sensitivity study at Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Leela R. Watson, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and W. H. Bauman III and B. Hoeth

  1:45 PM
The use of LAPS as an assimilation and model initialization tool for tropical cyclones
S. Albers, CIRA/NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and I. Jankov, J. A. Mcginley, Y. Xie, J. Y. Kim, S. G. Gopalakrishnan, J. Gamache, and S. Aberson

  2:00 PM
Hurricane Dennis Simulations By Using Various Initial Conditions and WRF Dynamic Cores
Jin-Young Kim, Pukyoung National University, Busan, South Korea; and I. Jankov, S. Albers, J. H. Oh, J. A. McGinley, S. G. Gopalakrishnan, and X. Zhang

  2:15 PM
Multi-scale Analysis and Prediction of the 8 May 2003 Oklahoma City Tornadic Supercell Storm Assimilating Radar and Surface Network Data using EnKF
Ting Lei, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue and T. Y. Yu


  2:30 PM
A Three-Dimensional Variational Data Assimilation Scheme in Support of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems
Zhijin Li, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and Y. Chao, J. Farrara, J. C. McWilliams, and K. Ide

Tropical cyclone intensity and rainfall forecasts: sensitivity to assimilation of microwave satellite observations