89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Joint Poster Session 1: Satellite Retrievals and Clouds

Monday, 12 January 2009: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA and Steven D. Miller, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.
Profiling temperature, water vapor and ozone via cm and mm wavelength satellite to satellite occultations
E. Robert Kursinski, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and D. Ward, C. Groppi, M. Schein, S. Albanna, and K. Sammler

Exploring the error characteristics of thin ice cloud property retrievals using a Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm
Derek J. Posselt, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and T. S. L'Ecuyer and G. L. Stephens

On the influence of ice particle microphysical model on the retrieval of cirrus cloud optical thickness using MODIS 1.38-μm band
Zhibo Zhang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and P. Yang, K. Meyer, S. Platnick, and B. Baum

Partitioning CloudSat Ice Water Content for Comparison with Upper-Tropospheric Cloud Ice in Global Atmospheric Models
Christopher P. Woods, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, J. L. F. Li, J. D. Chern, W. K. Tao, J. Jiang, and A. M. Tompkins

Cloud property variational retrieval for global real-time applications
Alan E. Lipton, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and J. L. Moncet, R. P. d'Entremont, G. B. Gustafson, R. Aschbrenner, J. B. Eylander, and S. Sarasamma

Real-Time Global Retrievals of Cloud Spatial, Radiative, and Microphysical Properties
Robert P. d'Entremont, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and G. B. Gustafson, J. L. Moncet, and A. Lipton

Poster PDF (942.7 kB)
Evaluations of the CALIPSO Cloud Optical Depth Algorithm Through Comparisons with a GOES Derived Cloud Analysis
Katie Carbonari, Northrop Grumann TASC, Chantilly, VA; and H. Kiley and R. Alliss

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Inter-comparison of cloud property retrievals from GOES, Aqua-MODIS, CloudSat, and CALIPSO over the mid-high latitudes of North America during 2008

Preliminary Results for the Retrieval of Convective Momentum Fluxes Using TRMM and CloudSat
Christopher P. Jewett, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski

Analysis and validation of the spatio-temporal distribution of latent heating in the Southeast Asian monsoon region
Manuel D. Zuluaga, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and C. D. Hoyos and P. J. Webster

Empirical normalization for the effect of volcanic stratospheric aerosols on AVHRR NDVI
Marco Vargas, NOAA, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Kogan and W. Guo

Cloud mask and Quality control for SST within the Advanced Clear Sky Processor for Oceans (ACSPO)
Boris Petrenko, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, IMSG Inc, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Ignatov, Y. Kihai, X. Liang, N. Shabanov, and A. K. Heidinger

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Error Characterization in the AVHRR Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans (ACSPO) Sea Surface Temperatures
Feng Xu, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Ignatov and X. Liang

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
Operational cloud analysis in polar regions
Robert P. D'Entremont, AER, Inc, Lexington, MA; and G. B. Gustafson and J. B. Eylander

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Cloud type classified by the split window and CALIOP
Toshiro Inoue, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan

Cloud climatology over the western ghats of southern india
Ronald M. Welch, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and V. S. Manoharn, U. S. Nair, R. O. Lawton, and D. K. Ray

Enhanced satellite cloud products for climate studies
Tom Greenwald, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. Bennartz

Hyperspectral model validation in cloudy radiance space from AIRS
Ovidiu Pancrati, EC, Dorval, QC , Canada; and L. Garand and S. Heilliette

Global hyperspectral resolution surface IR emissivity spectra derived from AIRS measurements
Jinlong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, E. Weisz, and E. Borbas

Clouds Synergy through NASA Goddard Giovanni Online System
Hualan Rui, ADNET and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Leptoukh, S. Shen, J. Pan, S. Berrick, and S. J. Kempler

A comparison of MISR cloud motion vectors and NOAA radar wind profiler data
Laura M. Hinkelman, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. T. Marchand and T. P. Ackerman

Soundings from Current and Future Geostationary Satellites
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Madison, WI; and J. Li, J. Gurka, J. Daniels, M. Goldberg, and P. Menzel

High Temporal GOES Sounding Retrievals in Cloudy Regions and Applications
Zhenglong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, P. Menzel, T. J. Schmit, and J. Nelson

Retrievals of Upper Tropospheric Temperature and Water Vapor using UW/SSEC S-HIS data collected during the Joint Airborne IASI Validation Experiment (JAIVEx)
Sarah Bedka, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and P. Antonelli, R. Knuteson, H. E. Revercomb, W. Smith Sr., D. Tobin, and H. Woolf

Preliminary validation of GPCI simulations with observational data from NASA's A-Train Aqua, CloudSat and Calipso satellites
Sambingo Cardoso, NCAR /CGUL Portugal, Boulder, CO; and J. Teixeira, P. Rasch, P. Miranda, A. Gettelman, Y. Zhang, S. Klein, G. Mace, C. Hannay, M. Koehler, M. Zhao, P. Siebesma, P. Marquet, A. Lock, C. Jakob, C. DeMott, H. Kitagawa, and D. Mironov

Sea surface air temperature and humidity retrievals based on AMSU measurements
Lei Shi, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and H. M. Zhang

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Examination of viewing zenith angle dependence on cloud heights derived from thermal infrared satellite observations
Christopher Rogers Yost, Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, K. Ayers, R. Palikonda, D. A. Spangenberg, S. Sun-Mack, and Y. Chen

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Comparison of cloud properties derived from MSG SEVIRI and ARM Mobile Facility observations
J. Kirk Ayers, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, R. Palikonda, C. R. Yost, D. A. Spangenberg, F. L. Chang, and L. Nguyen

Retrieving Cloud and Radiation Parameters in Near-Real-Time from Global Geostationary Satellite Data
Patrick Minnis, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and L. Nguyen, R. Palikonda, P. W. Heck, D. A. Spangenberg, M. Khaiyer, J. K. Ayers, W. L. Smith, Jr., F. L. Chang, Q. Z. Trepte, D. R. Doelling, C. R. Yost, L. A. Avey, and T. L. Chee