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Friday, 9 January 2009

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Friday, 9 January 2009


AMS Staff Briefing
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

Saturday, 10 January 2009

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Student Conference Registration, AMS Registration Desk
Location: Phoenix Convention Center
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

7:30 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Student Conference Badge Pick-up Only

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Welcome & Introductions
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
  9:00 AM
Welcome from the Student Conference Program Chair, Kim Klockow, Student Conference Co-Chair & Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  9:05 AM
Welcome from the AMS, Walter F. Dabberdt, AMS President, Vaisala Inc., Boulder, CO

  9:10 AM
Message from the AMS Teaching Excellence Award Winner, TBA

  9:20 AM
Welcome from Your Peers, Chris Schultz, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

  9:30 AM
Group Breakout Activity

10:00 AM-11:00 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


1
Get the Most out of This Conference: How to Develop Yourself as a Professional
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Christopher J. Schultz, Univ. of Alabama

Papers:
  10:00 AM
Understanding Your Role as an Atmospheric Scientist, Bill Hooke, AMS Policy Program, Washington DC

  10:15 AM
Professional Development, Sundar Christopher, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

  10:30 AM
Being Flexible and Multi-Faceted, Bruce Thomas, Midland Weather Radio, Kansas City, MO

  10:45 AM
Skills in Multiple Areas, DeWayne Mitchell, Weather Decision Technologies, Norman, OK

10:00 AM-5:00 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Exhibitor Lounge
Location: Hall 4 (Phoenix Convention Center)

11:00 AM-11:30 AM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


2
Conversations with Professionals—I
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Marcus D. Walter, Pennsylvania State Univ. / NCAR

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Julie Demuth, WAS*IS/NCAR, Boulder, CO

  11:00 AM
Bill Murtagh, NOAA/SEC, Boulder, CO

  11:00 AM
TBD, WeatherBug

  11:00 AM
Louis Uccellini, NOAA/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

  11:00 AM
Michael Hesse, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  11:00 AM
Lika Guhathakurta, NASA, Washington DC

  11:00 AM
Walt Lyons, Sky Fire Productions, Inc., Ft. Collins, CO

  11:00 AM
Dan Sarowitz

  11:00 AM
Tony Haffer, NWS, Phoenix, AZ

  11:00 AM
Jack Hayes, NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:00 AM
Mohan Ramamurthy, Unidata, Boulder, CO

  11:00 AM
Jill Hasling, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX

  11:00 AM
Meghan White, St. Louis Univ., St. Louis, MO

  11:00 AM
Bob Dreiswerd, Baron Services, Huntsville, AL

11:30 AM-12:45 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Papers:
  11:30 AM
International Cooperation, with Jack Hayes, NWS, Silver Spring, MD, Alex Schenckman, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK & I-Tee Lee, National Central Univ., Taiwan

12:45 PM-2:45 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


3
Conversation with Professionals—II
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Marcus D. Walter, Pennsylvania State Univ. / NCAR

Papers:
  12:45 PM
(See list of participants from the previous session)

2:15 PM-2:45 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


AMS Student Chapter Town Hall Meeting
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)

2:45 PM-3:00 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Student Conference Coffee Break
Location: Phoenix Convention Center
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

3:00 PM-4:40 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


4A
Undergraduates: An informative guide for life after graduation
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Scott M. Mackaro, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Papers:
  3:00 PM
Mentorship, and How to Find Your Mentor! Raj Pandya, UCAR/SOARS, Boulder, CO

  3:20 PM
Survey on Graduate Admissions, John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

  3:40 PM
How to Separate Yourself from the Applicants' Field, Kevin Kloesel, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  4:00 PM
The Variety of Government Opportunities, Brandon Dunstan, WFO, Raleigh, NC

  4:20 PM
Where to Look for Jobs, and Timeline of Job-Seeking Events, Andrea Bleistein, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD


4B
Graduate Students: An informative guide for life in graduate school
Location: Room 129AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Jessica Busse, University of Alabama

Papers:
  3:00 PM
Non-Academic Career Paths, Addison-Sears Collins, Swiss Reinsurance, Atlanta, GA

  3:20 PM
Funding Opportunities, TBA

  3:40 PM
Research HOT Topics, Roger Wakimoto, NCAR/EOL, Boulder, CO

  4:00 PM
Open Forum, Positioning Yourself for a Successful Career, Roger Wakimoto, NCAR/EOL, Boulder, CO

4:40 PM-5:00 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Closing Remarks and End of Day 1 Feedback
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Saturday, 10 January 2009


Career Fair and Graduate School Reception
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

Sunday, 11 January 2009

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Short Course Registration

8:00 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


WeatherFest Pre-con Breakfast
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

8:30 AM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


STATISTICS OF EXTREME EVENTS Short Course
Location: Room 131B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events
Organizers: Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS; Cécile Penland, NOAA/ESRL
Chair: Richard W. Katz, NCAR


Short Course on the Modern Era Retrospective-ANALYSIS for RESEARCH and Applications (MERRA) Data and Accessibility
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events
Organizer: Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO

9:00 AM-9:30 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


5

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Teacher Workshop
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events


Teacher Workshop Break-out Room
Location: Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Annual Meeting Registration Begins

9:30 AM-10:15 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


6
Panel of Young Professionals
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Heather A. Dinon, Plymouth State University

Papers:
  9:30 AM
Charlie Woodrum, NWS, Wilmington, OH

  9:30 AM
Kenny Trapp, Entrepreneurial pursuits!, Norman, OK

  9:30 AM
Kristen Cummings, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH

  9:30 AM
Denise Isaac, Telemundo, Alexandria, VA

10:15 AM-11:15 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


7
HOT Topics in Local Weather
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Renee Curry, Univ. of Oklahoma

Papers:
  10:15 AM
Phoenix Water and Electricity, Jon Skindlov, Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ

  10:30 AM
Flood Control District, Steve Waters, Flood control District of Maricopa County, Phoenix, AZ

  10:45 AM
Health and Heat Issues, Robert French,

  11:00 AM
Volunteer Outreach to the Homeless, Rebecca Franco

11:15 AM-11:20 AM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Student Conference Coffee Break
Location: Phoenix Convention Center
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

11:20 AM-12:20 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


8
Weather Outside the Lines
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference
Chair: Angelyn Kolodziej, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  11:20 AM
Innovative Climatology, Ryan Boyles, NC State Climatologist, Raleigh, NC

  11:35 AM
Weather in the Military, Jennifer Alexander, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL

  11:50 AM
Weather Around the World, Molly Brown, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  12:05 PM
Weather Modification Joe Golden, GSD/ESRL/NOAA, Boulder, CO

12:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Weatherfest
Location: Northballroom A (Phoenix Convention Center)

12:20 PM-1:15 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Student Conference Closing Luncheon (Kaj O’Mara, an inspiring career in a few short years)
Location: Ballroom A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
  12:20 PM
Kaj O'Mara, KCRG TV, Cedar Rapids, IA

2:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


9
Education Forum on Improving Your Writing Skills for Students and Scientists. David Schultz, Univ. of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Location: Room 124AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


First-Time Attendee Briefing
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Annual Meeting Review and Fellows Awards
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Fellows Reception
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Sunday, 11 January 2009


Poster Session 1
Student Conference Posters
Location: Phoenix Convention Center
Sponsor: The Eighth Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
 
Gulf Coast forest damage detection and carbon flux estimation using ICESat GLAS and Landsat TM
Jason Brent Jones, NASA DEVELOP Program, Stennis Space Center, MS; and L. M. Childs, M. W. Brozen, M. C. Batina, A. Maki, A. O. Brooks, J. W. Frey, and C. Chappell

Poster PDF (563.3 kB)
 
Evaluation of NWS watch and warning performance related to tornadic events
Kelly M. Keene, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and P. T. Schlatter, J. E. Hales, and H. Brooks

Poster PDF (129.8 kB)
 
Applying Wind Climatology to Oklahoma Prescribed Burns
Jeffrey Scott Zuczek, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and M. A. Shafer

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
The response of university students to Severe Weather Watches
Rebecca Marie Belobraydich, National Weather Center REU, Norman, OK; and M. D. Biddle

Poster PDF (167.1 kB)
 
The practicality of geoengineering
Allison Marquardt, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and A. Robock, B. Kravitz, and G. Stenchikov

 
Investigating the ability of CLM-CN 3.5 to accurately simulate vegetation density
Eowyn C. Connolly-Brown, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 
Seasonal frequency of fronts and surface baroclinic zones in the Great Lakes region
Melissa Payer, University at Albany, Albany, NY; and R. J. Maliawco Jr., N. Laird, and E. G. Hoffman

 
Semi-Empirical Projections of Future Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity
Thomas A. Sabbatelli, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and M. E. Mann, J. L. Evans, and S. K. Miller

 
Midlevel Cloud Properties from the A-train
Joel P. Scott, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and S. L. Nasiri

 
Regional analysis of heavy precipitation over Puerto Rico during 1975-2005
Luis D. Padilla-Bauzá Sr., University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR; and R. Méndez-Tejeda

 
The Super Tuesday Tornado Outbreak from February 2008
Richard J. Krupar III, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN; and A. E. Reynolds, T. Brown, A. McMillan, D. Liang, and J. A. Womble

 
QPF Verification for the Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center
Richard, C. Lam, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

 
How Integrating MODIS Data Enhances Numerical Predictions of Sea Breezes
Jordan Gerth, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

http://ftp://ftp.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/jordang/talkpost/MODISforSB_11Jan09.pdf

 
Cold temperature ozone production in a mountain basin
Ryan R. Neely III, NOAA, Boulder, Colorado; and R. C. Schnell, S. J. Oltmans, J. V. Molenar, A. B. White, and M. S. Endres

 
Analysis on 2008 Ice Disaster and its causes in Southern China
Tiantian Liu, Meteorological Bureau of HuNan Province, Changsha, Hunan, China; and N. Liu, C. Liao, and J. Ren

 
The Relationship of Transient Upper-Level Troughs to Variability of the North American Monsoon System
Stephen W. Bieda III, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. L. Castro, S. L. Mullen, A. C. Comrie, and E. S. Pytlak

 
Estimating correlations from a coastal ocean model for localizing an Ensemble Transform Kalman filter
Jonathan Poterjoy, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and R. N. Hoffman and S. M. Leidner

 
Impacts of climate change on the summer rainfall of the Southern Rocky Mountains
Roque Vinicio Céspedes, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Hialeah, FL; and G. J. Holland and R. D. Loft

 
Observing tropical ice as an intraseasonal oscillation variable
Holly Searcy Ramey, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

 
The AMO and Sahel rainfall - strong potential for seasonal forecasting of droughts
Amin K. Dezfuli, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 
Upslope snow climatology on the Allegheny Front Range
Joseph Peter Wegman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

 
Vulnerability metrics of hurricane forecast accuracy
Adam D. Arnold, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and J. L. Evans

Poster PDF (691.7 kB)
 
Assessing tropical cyclone contribution to global annual rainfall
Christopher L. Williams, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. D. Marks Jr.

 
Analysis of Aerosol Size Spectrum Measurements from North Dakota, Saudi Arabia, and Mali
Kelsey Watkins, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

 
The interannual variability of biomass burning in North America using MODIS data: observations and meteorological influences
David A. Peterson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and J. Wang, L. Remer, and C. Ichoku

 
The evaluation and application of CALIPSO products by NASA DEVELOP students
Alexander Matus, DEVELOP National Program, Hampton, VA; and B. Scarino, D. Henderson, and B. Lee

 
Comparison of Water Vapor Measurements from GPS Atmospheric Remote Sensing Techniques
Ian C. Colon-Pagan, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and B. Kuo, W. S. Schreiner, D. Hunt, and J. J. Braun

 
Determining useful forecasting parameters for lake-effect snow events on the west side of Lake Michigan
Bradley M. Hegyi, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and K. A. Kloesel

 
Analysis and verification of multi-sensor precipitation estimates for the Texas Coastal Bend
Angelica M. Villarreal, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX; and P. E. Tissot and R. G. Hay

Poster PDF (587.8 kB)
 
Nocturnal inversions over the Central Plains of the U.S. (1960-2007)
Karen Galvin, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and P. G. Dixon

 
Sensitivity of mesoscale wind speed surface analyses to surface observations in the urban-wildlife interface
Matthew Clayton Brewer, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Horel and D. Tyndall

 
Influence of the El Niño Southern Oscillation on Seasonal Global Clouds
Sarah A. Monette, Madison, WI; and M. H. Hitchman

 
Hydroxyl radical and sulfuric acid concentrations in Manitou Experimental Forest
Talea Mayo, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and L. Mauldin, J. McGrath, and T. Petaja

 
Illustrating Stratified Ekman Upwelling with Weather in a Tank
Carter Chamberlain, Univ. of Massachussetts, North Dartmouth, MA; and A. Tandon and J. Marshall

 
Precipitation distributions for storm types in southeast Texas
Jennifer M. Stein, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; and M. D. Cohen, L. J. Hopper Jr., and C. Schumacher

 
Point based comparison study of Daymet and PRISM temperature interpolations from 1980 to 2003
Rebecca A. Scully, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and M. A. White

 
P1.47
Flow and momentum flux measurement by LIDAR over a forest canopy during NIFTY

 
The Effects of Differential Rotation on 1-2 Solar Mass Stars
Marques Cameron, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA

 
Analysis of WRF-ARW simulations of the 22 May 2008 Windsor, CO tornado using WSR-88D radar data
Grant E. Gutierrez, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; and C. L. Moon, D. A. Koch, and S. P. Rocheford

 
CIMSS Educational Outreach Activities: Summer 2008
Luke Schiferl, CIMSS/SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman and M. Mooney

 
Optical and Radiative Properties of Aerosols over Southwestern Puerto Rico
Yaítza Luna-Cruz, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR; and C. U. Pabón-Ortiz, R. Armstrong, H. J. Jiménez, and E. Joseph

 
Lagrangian satellite imagery
Daniel J. Halperin, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and C. G. Herbster and F. R. Mosher

 
Black Carbon Radiative Effect on Tropical Precipitation
Aaron M. Adams, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Coconut Grove, FL

 
An interactive instructional pathway to LEAD portal data and tools
Sean States, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and R. Junod, S. Cecelski, B. Kerschner, R. Carp, J. Kurdzo, K. Ketchell, D. S. Yalda, and D. R. Clark

 
An Overview of the Marine Climate of Lincoln Rock, Alaska
Kevin A. Bowley, NOAA/NWSFO, State College, PA

 
A climatology of the mid-Atlantic winter-time jet stream
Robert Junod, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and S. R. Baxter and D. S. Yalda

 
Defining the early evening boundary layer transition using sodar and surface data
Jessica Busse, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

 
Detection of flooded areas using AMSR-E observations
Alexander R. Davies, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and X. Zhan and A. Kumar

 
Understanding Hurricane Intensity Using Sea Surface Height and Temperature Information
John Sears, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. E. Hood and F. J. LaFontaine

http://oz.plymouth.edu/~jsears3/Research.html

Poster PDF (735.6 kB)
 
Distribution of Hydrometeors Inside Regions of Vertical Motion in Thunderstorms
Jacob R. Beitlich, Univ. if Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and P. K. Wang

 
Radar characteristics of tornado producing mini-supercell in Tropical Storm Erin (2007)
Christina Holt, NWC REU & CASA, Mobile, AL; and K. A. Kloesel

 
The February 2007 “Valentine's Day Storm”: diagnosis and impact on the Washington, DC area
Elizabeth J. Thompson, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN; and B. J. Lasorsa and S. Zubrick

 
High flow events in small watersheds in New York State
Andrew J. Shook, Cornell Unviersity, Ithaca, NY; and A. DeGaetano

 
A case study of a Coastally Trapped Wind and Stratus Event along the Northern Coast of the Gulf of Alaska
Emily L. Niebuhr, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. Hitchman

 
Drop-size distributions of storm types in southeast Texas
Matthew Raper, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. Schumacher, L. J. Hopper Jr., and K. E. Brugman

 
An observational analysis of middle tropospheric stable layers over the tropical western pacific ARM sites
Bradley R. Charboneau, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and D. J. Posselt

 
Potential Parameters for Prediction of Tropical Cyclone Genesis
Jason Hwang, University of Miami, Palmetto Bay, FL; and S. S. Chen

 
Assesment of Computer Technology in West Cental Illinois Elementary Schools
Ryan D. Wichman Sr., Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; and M. S. Tucker II and C. A. Parrott

 
Local AMS student chapter and Eagle chapter of Chi Epsilon Pi at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach
Daniel J. Halperin, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and K. L. Seaman and R. Haley

 
Verification of the ratio of iodine to ozone in typical ozonesonde cathode solutions
L. A. Baran, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and J. L. Mercer and T. Deshler

 
State of tropical instability waves in a current generation coupled climate model
Balachandrudu Narapusetty, George Mason University, Calverton, MD

 
An analysis of the 2007-2008 tornado cool season
Madison L. Burnett, National Weather Center Research Experience for Undergraduates, Norman, OK; and G. W. Carbin and J. Schaefer

 
An updated warm season convective wind climatology for the Florida Spaceport
Christopher J. Ander, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and A. J. Frumkin and J. P. Koermer

 
Orographic Effects on the Evolution of African Easterly Wave-Mesoscale Convective Systems over Northern Africa
Wilson Jones, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and G. Tang, Y. L. Lin, and J. Spinks

 
An assessment of air quality in the Houston region by NASA DEVELOP students
Amy Sanders, DEVELOP National Program, Hampton, VA; and R. Legatt, D. Doddridge, B. Baxley, E. Roberts, and L. Lynaugh

 
Effects of Orography on the Genesis of Hurricane Javier (2004) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
Van Nguyen, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and Y. L. Lin

 
A data visualization of the ASCENDS mission by NASA DEVELOP students
Thomas Nelson Hillyer, NASA LaRC, Hampton, VA; and A. Kramolisch, B. Hughes, J. Atkins, J. Wilkins, and J. Crouch

 
An Investigation of Entrainment in Trade Wind Cumuli
Amanda M. Sheffield, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Lasher-Trapp

 
An Investigation of Entrainment in Trade Wind Cumulus Clouds
Amanda M. Sheffield, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Lasher-Trapp

 
P1.85
Investigating middle school and college students' conceptions and misconceptions about wind, fog, and tornadoes

 
Does southeast Texas need an additional upper-air station?
Amanda Fanning, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and B. Haines, J. Stachnik, and C. Schumacher

 
A case study of the July 24, 2008 New Hampshire tornado
Jennifer F. Newman, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. J. Colucci

 
New England Winter Severity Indices
Anthony R. Fusco, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

 
A composite-based diagnostic study of Colorado lee cyclogenesis
Doug A. Koch, University of Northern Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. Nutter and E. Thaler

 
Relationships between Vegetation Boundaries and Severe Local Storms in the Delta Region of Mississippi
David Paul Keeney, Mississipi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and D. M. Brown

 
Northern Hemisphere tropical cyclone activity
Ryan N. Maue, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 
Comparing National Weather Service and Local TV Station Radar Estimates of Rainfall
David Zelinsky, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and D. Pezzute, M. Ervin, B. Simpson, K. Burris, J. Stengel, J. Pace, J. Nusbaumer, R. Tharp, J. S. Haase, and M. E. Baldwin


WeatherFest Post-con Meeting
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

Monday, 12 January 2009

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Registration Open

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Press Office Monday
Location: Room 222C (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

8:00 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Weather Preview Theater
Location: Room 231C (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Events; and the Ninth Communications Workshop )

8:30 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 12 January 2009


1
Urban Weather and Climate: Now and the Future
Location: Ballroom ABC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Ninth AMS Presidential Forum: Urban Weather and Climate—Now and the Future
Moderator: Rosina Bierbaum, Univ. of Michigan

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Welcoming Remarks

  8:35 AM
Introduction of Theme of the Presidential Forum and the Four Panelists
Rosina Bierbaum, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  8:45 AM
1.1
An Urbanizing World
Kai N. Lee, The David & Lucile Packard Foundation , Los Altos, CA

  9:00 AM
1.2
Implications of climate change for expanding cities world-wide
Julian C. Hunt, Univ. College London, London, United Kingdom

  9:45 AM
Moderator’s Comments and General Discussion with Questions from Audience


Presidential Forum
Location: Ballroom ABC (Phoenix Convention Center)

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Coffee Break Reception - Sponsored by Ball Aerospace
Location: Room 126BC (Phoenix Convention Center)


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
Location: Phoenix Convention Center

10:45 AM-11:45 AM: Monday, 12 January 2009


1
Atmospheric Observations for Weather and Climate—I
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Carolyn A. Reynolds, NRL

Papers:
  11:00 AM
1.2
  11:15 AM
1.3
WISDOM System Description and Initial Test Results
A. E. MacDonald, NOAA/OAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Nicinska

  11:30 AM
1.4
The leading edge: using CASA radars to detect lower troposphere winds in quasi-linear convective systems
B. Philips, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and R. Przybylinski, J. Brotzge, D. J. Rude, W. Diaz, B. Dolan, and E. Bass


Joint Session 1
Joint Session between the 7th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Meteorological Aspects of Air Pollution Committee—I
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
Chairs: Michael Brown, LANL; Antonello Pasini, CNR

Papers:
  10:45 AM
Assimilating Concentration Data into Dispersion Models with a Genetic Algorithm
Sue Ellen Haupt, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and K. J. Long, A. Beyer-Lout, and G. S. Young

  11:00 AM
Source Term Estimation using a Genetic Algorithm and SCIPUFF
Kerrie J. Schmehl, Penn State University, State College, PA; and S. E. Haupt, G. Young, L. M. Rodriguez, and M. McNeal III

  11:15 AM
Sheared Gaussian Coupled with Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Source Characterization using CFD and FFT07 data
Luna M. Rodriguez, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and A. J. Annunzio, S. E. Haupt, and G. S. Young

  11:30 AM
Back trajectories for hazard origin estimation: BackHOE
George S. Young, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and J. Limbacher and S. E. Haupt

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


1
Coastal atmosphere, ocean, and marine biology-I
Location: Room 126A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes
CoChair: Christopher N. K. Mooers, RSMAS, University of Miami

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
Summary of IOOS Workshop on Ocean Modeling and Analysis
Christopher N. K. Mooers, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL

  11:00 AM
1.2
Aggregating remotely-sensed data, observations and model results in a Geospatial Framework
Eoin Howlett, Applied Science Associates, Inc., South Kingstown, RI; and C. Beegle-Krause and M. Wholey

  11:15 AM
1.3
Observed and Simulated Temporal and Spatial Variations of Gap Outflow Region
Qing Wang, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA; and R. C. Cherrett, S. W. Wang, J. Kalogiros, K. Rados, C. A. Friehe, and D. Khelif

  11:45 AM
1.5
Ocean-atmosphere coupling in the area of orographically-intensified flow in coastal upwelling modeling studies
Natalie Perlin, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR; and E. Skyllingstad and R. Samelson


1
Field, laboratory, and modeling studies of air quality—I
Location: Room 127A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: Crystal C. Reed, Texas A&M Univ.; J. R. Arnold, NOAA/ARL and USEPA/ORD/NERL

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
A transboundary air quality study of pollution over the Gulf of Aqaba
Aiman Soleiman, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, Aqaba, Jordan; and M. Abu-Allaban, B. Bornstein, M. Luria, and A. Gertler

  11:00 AM
1.2
Ozone Profiles at Dakar Senegal during the summer of 2008
Gregory Jenkins, Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and S. Ndiaye, M. Gueye, R. Fitzhugh, and J. W. Smith

  11:15 AM
1.3
Mapping small scale air pollution distribution using satellite observations in a large Canadian city
Natividad Urquizo, City of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and D. Sptizer and W. Pugsley

  11:30 AM
1.4
Numerical simulation of atmospheric loadings of mercury from a coal fired power plant to Lake Erie
Sreerama M. Daggupaty, EC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and P. Blanchard, C. Banic, and P. Cheung

  11:45 AM
1.5
Urban ozone over North America from soundings: Mixed influences from pollution, stratosphere, lightning and convection
Anne M. Thompson, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and A. M. Luzik, S. K. Miller, J. C. Witte, G. Morris, S. J. Oltmans, B. Rappenglueck, D. W. Tarasick, J. E. Yorks, and E. Joseph


1
Hydrology and Water Resources
Location: Room 127BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc.

Papers:
  11:15 AM
1.3
Effects of multi-sensor radar and rain gauge data on hydrologic modeling in relatively flat terrain
Steven M. Martinaitis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg and C. Pathak

  11:30 AM
1.4
Optimizing precipitation estimates using merged observations and model output: A case study in the California Sierra Nevada Mountains
Edward I. Tollerud, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Mcginley, S. L. Mullen, T. Vukicevic, H. Yuan, C. Lu, and I. Jankov

Poster PDF (627.5 kB)
  11:45 AM
1.5
A two-year analysis of precipitation variability at the Tar Creek Superfund Site
Amanda J. Schroeder, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. R. Campbell and J. B. Basara


1
Space Weather Agency Updates
Location: Room 126BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Sixth Symposium on Space Weather
Cochairs: Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research; Genene Fisher, AMS

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
Status of NOAA's Space Weather Program
Dr. Jack Hayes, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:00 AM
1.2
Air Force weather-presentation
Fred Lewis, AWS, Washington, DC

  11:15 AM
1.3
NSF and new opportunities in space weather
Timothy L. Killeen, NSF, Arlington, VA; and R. Behnke

  11:30 AM
1.4
  11:45 AM
1.5
The National Space Weather Program
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and M. R. Babcock


1
Special Session on Educational Activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Location: Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 18th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy; Priti P. Brahma, NOAA

Papers:
  11:15 AM
1.2
NOAA's funding opportunities for educational projects and programs
Sarah Schoedinger, NOAA, Washington, DC ; and C. McDougall

  11:30 AM
1.3
NOAA's Office of Education Student Scholarship Opportunities
Priti P. Brahma, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Haskins

  11:45 AM
1.4
NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program: A Hands On Teacher Research Experience
Jennifer Hammond, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and D. M. Stanitski

  12:00 PM
1.5
The NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) Project
Michiko J. Martin, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and A. Ibanez, K. S. Casey, C. Joyce, and T. Viola


Panel Discussion 1
Sustainability and Growth: How can a city develop sustainably when its identity is based on growth?
Location: Room 121A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research
Moderator: Genevieve E. Maricle, Arizona State Univ.
Panelists: Grady Gammage, Gammage and Burnham, Attorneys at Law; Robert Melnick, Arizona State Univ.; Josh Foster, Center for Clean Air Policy; Wendy Marie Thomas, AMS

Papers:

1A
IIPS Keynote Session
Location: Room 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/OAR; Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.

Papers:
  10:45 AM
  11:45 AM
Q&A Session


1A
Year of Tropical Convection
Location: Room 129A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chairs: Duane E. Waliser, JPL; Mitch Moncrieff, NCAR

Papers:
  11:00 AM
  11:15 AM
  11:30 AM
Mesoscale organization of equatorial waves
George Kiladis, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and S. N. Tulich

  11:45 AM
On the low-level moisture preconditioning of the Madden-Julian Oscillation
Baijun Tian, UCniv. of California, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, X. Xie, W. T. Liu, and E. J. Fetzer


1B
Role of land cover in climate and climate change
Location: Room 129B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
CoChair: Matthew J. Menne, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Climate, land use and urbanization: a case study in Xinjiang, China
Zhuoting Wu, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ; and H. Zhang, C. Krause, and N. Cobb

  11:15 AM
Climate change, cities, and the urban heat island
Mark McCarthy, UK Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and M. Best, R. Betts, and M. Hendry

  11:30 AM
Impact of land cover change on climatic variables in Central America
Vani Starry Manoharan, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Welch, D. K. Ray, R. O. Lawton, T. L. Sever, D. Irwin, and R. Griffin

  11:45 AM
Land use change and temperature trends
Matthew J. Menne, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. C. Peterson


1B
Special Session on Canadian Olympics Weather Planning for 2010
Location: Room 122BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant; Alfred Hofstadler, ECMWF; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Overview of the science plan for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Paul Joe, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. Isaac, J. Mailhot, S. Belair, M. Charron, and C. Doyle

  11:15 AM
Science and Nowcasting Olympic Weather for Vancouver 2010 (SNOW-V10) -- A new World Weather Research Program Project
George A. Isaac, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and S. Bélair, A. Bott, B. Brown, M. Charron, S. G. Cober, C. Doyle, G. L. Frederick Jr., I. Gultepe, P. Joe, T. D. Keenan, J. Koistinen, J. Mailhot, M. Mueller, R. Rasmussen, R. E. Stewart, and B. J. Snyder

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
  11:30 AM
An experimental numerical prediction system for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games
Jocelyn Mailhot, Environment Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Belair, M. Charron, M. Abrahamowicz, N. Bernier, A. Erfani, R. Frenette, A. Giguere, X. Li, N. McLennan, R. McTaggart-Cowan, J. Milbrandt, and L. Tong

  11:45 AM
A comprehensive training program for forecasters at Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Bradley J. Snyder, MSC, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and T. Smith, C. Doyle, and D. Wesley


Joint Session 2
Critical Aspects of Satellite Observations and Information in Emerging Systems of Systems
Location: Room 224AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology )
Cochairs: Philip E. Ardanuy, Raytheon Information Solutions; Rolf Stuhlmann, EUMETSAT

Papers:
  10:45 AM
EUMETSAT's Contributions to a Meteorological and Environmental System of Systems
Johannes Schmetz, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and R. Stuhlmann, L. Sarlo, P. Counet, and E. Koenemann

  11:00 AM
New Challenges for Satellite Observations, Data, and Climate Modeling
Michael Gunson, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and A. J. Braverman, D. Crichton, and J. Teixeira

 
J2.3
Exploiting Satellite Observations and an "Ecosystem of Systems" for Environmental Decision-making

  11:45 AM
NOAA's Integrated Observations and Data Management and Strategic Portfolio Tools
Martin Yapur, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Miller, R. C. Reining, and R. Mairs


Joint Session 3
The Use of Lightning Data In Aviation Operations
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data; and the Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration )
Chair: William P. Roeder, Private Meteorologist

Papers:
  10:45 AM
Lightning warning systems for airport ramp operations
David B. Johnson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Heitkemper and R. F. Price

  11:15 AM
  11:45 AM
A thunderstorm and lightning alert service for airport operations
Rodney J. Potts, CAWCR, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

Poster PDF (303.6 kB)

Joint Session 8
T.R. Oke Symposium: Urban scales, urban systems and the urban heat island
Location: Room 124A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Timothy R. Oke Symposium; and the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment )
Chairs: James A. Voogt, Univ. of Western Ontario; H. P. Schmid, Research Center Karlsruhe

Papers:
  11:00 AM
J8.2 has been moved. New paper number 1.1A (8Urban)

  11:15 AM
Seeing the city for all the buildings
H. P. Schmid, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT/IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

  11:30 AM
The Need to Establish Protocols in Urban Heat Island Work
Tim Oke, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

10:55 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


1
Variability of the American Monsoon (VAMOS) Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study (VOCALS): Part 1. Overview
Location: Room 128AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Chair: C. R. Mechoso, Univ. of California

Papers:
  10:55 AM
Welcoming Remarks

  11:00 AM
1.1
The VOCALS Regional Experiment: Field activities and preliminary findings I
Robert Wood, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. R. Mechoso, C. S. Bretherton, R. A. Weller, B. A. Albrecht, P. Brown, H. Coe, P. H. Daum, C. W. Fairall, R. D. Garreaud, L. Gallardo, C. Grados, and G. Vaughan

http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/vocals/

  11:30 AM
1.2
The VOCALS Regional Experiment: field activities and preliminary findings II
Hugh Coe, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom; and R. Wood, C. R. Mechoso, C. Bretherton, R. A. Weller, P. H. Daum, and B. A. Albrecht

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Keynote Speaker Session 1
Oke Symposium Luncheon
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the Timothy R. Oke Symposium )
Speaker: Gerald Mills, University College Dublin
Chairs: James A. Voogt, Univ. of Western Ontario; H. P. Schmid, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT/IMK-IFU)

Papers:
  12:00 PM
Luke Howard, Tim Oke and the study of urban climates
Gerald Mills, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


Lunch Break


Tim Oke Symp Luncheon
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)

12:15 PM-1:15 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Progress in the Relationships between NWS and America’s Weather Industry
Location: Room 229AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


2
Coastal atmosphere, ocean, and marine biology-II
Location: Room 126A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes
Chair: Qing Wang, Naval Postgraduate School

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
NOAA Marine Ecological Forecasting System: From Vision to Reality
Marie C. Colton, NOAA National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Turner, D. Scheurer, and N. Valette-Silver

  1:45 PM
2.2
Impacts of Atmospheric Corrections on Algal Bloom Detection Techniques
Ruhul Amin, NOAA-CREST, New York, NY; and A. Gilerson, J. Zhou, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


1
Adaptation and Vulnerability to Climate Change and Extremes
Location: Room 121A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research
Cochairs: Juliane Fry, Reed College; Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona; Ryan M. Meyer, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes; Arizona State University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
Are We Adapting to Climate Change? Research and Methods for Evaluating Progress
Benjamin Lee Preston, ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN; and R. Westaway, S. Dessai, and T. F. Smith

  1:45 PM
1.2
How much regional and global climate change can be avoided: Mitigation and adaptation policies
Warren M. Washington, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Knutti, G. Meehl, T. Wigley, H. Teng, L. Buja, and W. G. Strand

  2:15 PM
1.4

1
Tropical Cyclone Studies and Forecasting using Lightning Data
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Lawrence D. Carey, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
Lightning activity and intensity change in Cyclone Nargis
Natalia N. Solorzano, Bard High School Early College II, Elmhurst, NY; and J. N. Thomas and R. H. Holzworth

  1:45 PM
1.2
  2:00 PM
1.3
Lightning and radar observations of Hurricane Rita landfall
Bradley G. Henderson, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and D. M. Suszcynsky, K. C. Wiens, C. A. Jeffery, and R. E. Orville

  2:15 PM
1.4
Electrified simulations of Hurricane Rita (2005) with comparisons to LASA data
Stephen R. Guimond, COAPS/Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and J. Reisner, C. A. Jeffery, and X. M. Shao


2
Atmospheric Observations for Weather and Climate—II
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: F. Martin Ralph, NOAA/ESRL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
What causes NCEP GFS model forecast skill “dropouts”?
Bradley Ballish, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD MD; and J. C. Alpert, D. Carlis, and K. Kumar

  2:00 PM
2.3
Update on the Consensus Reference Concept for Testing Radiosondes
Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Fitzgibbon and C. Bower


2
Drought Prediction, Monitoring and Mitigation—I
Location: Room 127BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Wade T. Crow, USDA/ARS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
A GOES-Based Drought Product Using Thermal Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration
Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and W. P. Kustas, J. R. Mecikalski, and C. R. Hain

  1:45 PM
2.2
Drought Monitoring and Forecasts Using Microwave and Optical Satellite Observations and Noah Land Surface Model Predictions
Xiwu Zhan, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and S. V. Kumar, K. Mitchell, F. Weng, and C. Peters-Lidard

  2:00 PM
2.3
Analysis, Validation and Application of the NCEP Multi-model NLDAS Products for Drought Monitoring and Prediction
Youlong Xia, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and K. E. Mitchell, E. F. Wood, L. Luo, J. Sheffield, D. P. Lettenmaier, A. W. Wood, B. A. Cosgrove, C. J. Alonge, J. Meng, H. Wei, M. Ek, P. Restrepo, J. C. Schaake, K. Mo, and R. T. Pinker

  2:15 PM
2.4
The national integrated drought information system (NIDIS)-drought portal status and plans
Michael J. Brewer, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. Symonds and R. Heim


2
Economic and social impacts of space weather
Location: Room 126BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Sixth Symposium on Space Weather
Chair: William J. Murtagh, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
  1:45 PM
2.2
Moving towards space weather management
W. Kent Tobiska, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT

  2:15 PM
2.4
The development of space weather displays for the Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) website
Thomas Nelson Hillyer, Christopher Newport University, Hampton, VA; and A. Dumont, G. Thompson, C. J. Mertens, J. A. Haynes, and J. J. Murray


2
Field, laboratory, and modeling studies of air quality—II
Location: Room 127A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Chair: Yang Zhang, North Carolina State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
  1:45 PM
2.2
Multiscale Comparison of Air Quality Modeling for the 1996 Paso Del Norte Ozone event
Duanjun Lu, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. S. Reddy Jr., D. R. M. Fitzgerald, W. R. Stockwell, Q. L. Williams, and P. B. Tchounwou

  2:15 PM
2.4
Improving chemical mechanisms through the analysis of Mid-Atlantic measurements of volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides
Tatiana Gonzalez, Howard University, Washington, DC; and W. R. Stockwell, W. S. Goliff, J. D. Fuentes, A. M. Thompson, D. Wang, E. Joseph, and B. F. Taubman


2
K-12 and Informal Educational Outreach in the Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Hydrologic Sciences
Location: Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 18th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Susan Q. Foster, UCAR; Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML/HRD

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
  1:45 PM
2.2
Using NOAA data in the classroom
Daniel P. Pisut, I.M. Systems Group, Silver Spring, MD

  2:15 PM
2.4
EWOC 2009—the Eighth International Conference on School and Popular Meteorological and Oceanographic Education
David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and T. Halenka and J. M. Walker


2
Variability of the American Monsoon (VAMOS) Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study (VOCALS): Part 2. In Situ, Surface-Level Observations
Location: Room 128AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Chair: C. R. Mechoso, Univ. of California

Papers:
  1:45 PM
2.2
  2:00 PM
2.3
Comparisons and contrasts of recent shipboard mean and covariance flux observations
Jeffrey Hare, CIRES, University of Colorado, and NOAA ESRL, Boulder, CO; and A. Grachev, L. Bariteau, C. Fairall, D. Wolfe, and S. Pezoa

  2:15 PM
2.4
Surface flux observations for coupled model evaluation in the VOCALS region
Simon P. de Szoeke, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and D. A. Painemal, P. Zuidema, and C. W. Fairall


2
Year of Tropical Convection - II
Location: Room 129A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chairs: Duane E. Waliser, JPL; Mitch Moncrieff, NCAR

Papers:
 
2.1
Lesson Learned from T-PARC 2008 over the western Pacific

  2:15 PM
2.3
Extended-Range Predictions of Madden-Julian Oscillations with the Goddard Multi-scale Modeling System
Bo-Wen Shen, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and W. K. Tao, J. D. Chern, C. Peters-Lidard, and J. L. Li

  1:30 PM
Resolution dependency of tropical convection in Goddard Cumulus Ensemble model
Ildae Choi, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and W. K. Tao and I. S. Kang


2A
Global Meteorological and Hydrological Service Updates
Location: Room 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.; Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/OAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA) Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update
Fred Lewis, Director of Weather, Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC

  2:00 PM
USN Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update
David W. Titley, Commander, Navy Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, MS


2B
International Applications
Location: Room 122BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant; Alfred Hofstadler, ECMWF; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
ECMWF Data and Services
Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

  1:45 PM
A technology update from the UK Met Office
Peter Trevelyan, The U.K. Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and J. Tandy

  2:00 PM
Production tool for French overseas territories
Brigitte Benech, Météo-France, 31057 Toulouse Cedex, France; and A. lasserre-Bigorry and P. Venzac

  2:15 PM
Operational oceanographic and meteorological data visualization
Marie-Francoise Voidrot-Martinez, METEO-FRANCE, Toulouse, France; and B. Ezvan, A. lasserre-Bigorry, B. Benech, and P. Venzac


Joint Session 3
Joint Session between the 7th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Meteorological Aspects of Air Pollution Committee—II
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
Chairs: Antonello Pasini, CNR; Michael Brown, LANL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Accounting for wind direction uncertainty in the BERT event reconstruction tool
Michael D. Williams, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and M. J. Brown and G. E. Streit

  1:45 PM
A comparison of Bayesian and conditional density models in probabilistic ozone forecasting
Song Cai, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and W. W. Hsieh and A. J. Cannon

  2:00 PM
Use of Neural Networks Models to Forecast Ozone pollutant in Rome Urban Area
Armando Pelliccioni, ISPESL, Monteporzio Catone, Italy; and F. Pungi, A. Ianni, and L. Bellina

  2:15 PM

Joint Session 3
Retrievals and Clouds
Location: Room 224AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R )
Cochairs: Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA; Steven D. Miller, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Retrieval Skill in Hyperspectral Sounders
Hartmut H. Aumann, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and E. Manning, E. Maddy, and C. D. Barnet

  1:45 PM
Cloud thermodynamic phase retrievals from AIRS
Shaima L. Nasiri, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and B. H. Kahn and H. M. Cho

  2:00 PM
The challenge of passive remote sensing of clouds from satellites over Polar Regions in winter
Steve Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. Frey and R. Holz

  2:15 PM
Use of ozone channel measurements for deep convective cloud height retrievals over the tropics
Eun-Han Kwon, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and B. J. Sohn, J. Schmetz, and P. Watts


Joint Session 9
Urban Energy Balance
Location: Room 124A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the Timothy R. Oke Symposium )
Chair: Sue Grimmond, King's College London

Papers:
 
J9.1
The Suburban Energy Balance in Shunyi, Beijing City

  1:45 PM
The EPiCC Vancouver Experiment—how do urban vegetation characteristics and garden irrigation control the local-scale energy balance?
Andreas Christen, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and B. Crawford, N. R. Goodwin, R. Tooke, N. Coops, S. Grimmond, T. R. Oke, and J. A. Voogt

  2:00 PM
Wintertime energy budget along an urbanisation gradient in Montreal, Canada
Onil Bergeron, McGill University, Ste-Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada; and I. B. Strachan

  2:15 PM
Evaluation of the TEB model under cold and snowy conditions for the Montreal Urban Snow Experiment (MUSE) 2005
Aude Lemonsu, CNRM, Météo France, Toulouse, France; and S. Bélair, J. Mailhot, and S. Leroyer

  2:30 PM
The urban surface energy budget during the early spring period of the Montreal Urban Snow Experiment (2006)
Sylvie Leroyer, McGill Univ., Sainte-Anne-De-Bellevue, QC, Canada; and J. Mailhot, S. Bélair, A. Lemonsu, and I. B. Strachan


Joint Session 10
Urban Precipitation Patterns
Location: Room 124B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the Timothy R. Oke Symposium )
Chair: Matthias Roth, National University of Singapore

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Can satellite-derived rainfall really detect urban rainfall anomalies?
Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and S. Burian and M. Jin

  2:00 PM
An anthropogenic signal in Phoenix, Arizona winter precipitation
Bohumil M. Svoma, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and R. C. Balling Jr.

  2:15 PM

2:00 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


3
Advances in Modeling and Forecasting-I
Location: Room 126A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes
Chair: James D. Doyle, NRL

Papers:
  2:00 PM
3.1
Systematic Error Detection in Dynamical Models: A Framework
S. Lakshmivarahan, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Lewis

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Joint Poster Session 1
Air quality modeling and evaluation
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; and the Special Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions )
Cochairs: Yang Zhang, North Carolina State Univ.; Brian K. Lamb, Washington State Univ.

Papers:
 
An investigation of positive and negative sampling artifacts for organic carbon in IMPROVE samplers
Ashley D. Mefferd, University of California, Davis, CA; and J. R. Turner and A. M. Dillner

 
Comparisons of observed and simulated atmospheric boundary layer diurnal cycle
Sara A. Michelson, NOAA/ESRL/PSD and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and I. V. Djalalova and J. W. Bao

 
Ice-core evidence of a pyrocumulonimbus wildfire in 1950
Robert Field, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. W. K. Moore, G. Holdsworth, and C. Tymstra

 
Examining the Governing Processes and Export of O3 and PM2.5 in the U.S.:
Yang Zhang, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and X. Y. Wen, K. Wang, and K. Vijayaraghavan

 
JP1.6
Sensitivity of Aerosol Impact on Regional Meteorology to Simulated Aerosol Number and Size Distributions in East Asia

 
An Environmental Chamber Study of Atmospheric Reactions Involving Hydrogen Oxides and Nitrogen Oxides
Amber M. Ortega, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and W. Brune

 
Modeling Dispersion of Buoyant Releases in an Urban Area
Qiguo Jing, University of California, Riverside, CA; and D. Pankratz, M. Princevac, and A. Venkatram

Poster PDF (362.3 kB)
 
Simulating Air Quality in the Southeastern U.S.: Process Analyses and Responses to Future-Year Emissions
Xiao-Huan Liu, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and K. Olsen, Y. Zhang, and W. X. Wang

 
WRF-Fire: A fire-atmosphere dynamics module for air quality modeling
Kara Yedinak, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and J. L. Coen and B. Lamb

 
JP1.13
Evaluation of 2002 multi-pollutant modeling platform using satellite measurements

 
Effect of Marine Biogenic Organic Aerosols on Cloud Properties: Community Atmosphere Model (CAM) Study
Jun Xu, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and N. Meskhidze, Y. Zhang, B. Gantt, S. Ghan, A. Nenes, X. Liu, R. Easter, and R. Zaveri


Poster Session 1
Applications of Artificial Intelligence Poster Session
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences

Papers:
 
A COMPUTER VISION SYSTEM TO ANALYSE LIGHTNING FLASHES IMAGES
Rosangela B. B. Gin, Centro Universitario da FEI, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and R. A.C. Bianchi and B. H.A. Pilon

http://...

Poster PDF (159.4 kB)

Poster Session 1
Coastal atmospheric and oceanic processes
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes

Papers:
 
A Study of Coastal Upwelling and Climate Change along the California Coast
Ramesh Vellore, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. R. Koracin, R. Leung, C. E. Dorman, A. Kochanski, and J. Lewis

 
Sensitivity of WRF model forecasts to different physical parameterizations in the Beaufort Sea region
Jeremy R. Krieger, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and J. Zhang, D. E. Atkinson, M. D. Shulski, and X. Zhang

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
The impact of high-resolution, satellite-derived urban parameters on urban-coastal meso-circulations
Michael Carter, University of Georgia, Athens, GA ; and M. Shepherd, S. Burian, I. Jeyachandran, and M. Jin

 
Coastal nutrient and water budget assessments for Puerto Ayora, Academy Bay, Santa Cruz Island
Alisha R. Fernandez, NCAR Visiting Scientist, State College, PA

 
A Study of the Impacts of a Saharan Air Layer Plume over the Florida Keys
Kennard B. Kasper, NOAA/NWSFO Key West, Key West, FL

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
 
The Atmospheric Dispersion Project on the Mississippi Coast
Loren D. White, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS; and Y. Anjaneyulu

 
The SIFT Tool: Validation of its Inversion Scheme and use of the Propagation Database for Tsunami Hazard Assessment
Edison Gica, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. Spillane and V. V. Titov

 
Forecasting risk using geospatial tools—regional to parcel level approaches to tsunami science and risk assessment
Nazila Merati, JISAO, Seattle, WA; and P. Dunbar, W. L. Power, and C. Chamberlin


Poster Session 1
Data Assimilation and Impact Studies
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML/HRD

Papers:
 
Comparison of retrospective optimal interpolation with existing retrospective analysis methods and strategies for its implementation
Hyo-Jong Song, Next Generation Model Development Center, Seoul, , South Korea; and G. H. Lim, D. Lee, and H. S. Lee

 
Ensemble/Variational Observation (EnVO): a rigorous approach to adaptive observation built on the framework of EnVE
David Zhang, University of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. Krohn and T. Bewley

 
Data assimilation in a simulated coupled ocean-atmosphere system
Tamara D. Singleton, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; and E. Kalnay, S. C. Yang, and J. Ballabrera

 
DART: A community facility for ensemble data assimilation
Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Hoar, N. Collins, K. Raeder, and H. Liu

 
Observation Error Modeling and EnKF OSSEs Examining the Impact of Spatial and Temporal Resolutions and Errors of Phased-Array Radar
Yasuko Umemoto, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. Lei, T. Y. Yu, and M. Xue

Poster PDF (214.6 kB)
 
Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis of the Peruvian Current System
Aneesh Subramanian, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and A. J. Miller and B. Cornuelle

 
Monitoring and Assimilation Impact Study of Moisture Data from Aircraft at the Canadian Meteorological Center
Iriola Mati, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and R. Sarrazin, Y. Zaitseva, and G. Verner

Poster PDF (241.8 kB)

Poster Session 1
Educational Initiatives Poster Session
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 18th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Marianne J. Hayes, AMS Education Resource Educator; Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator

Papers:
 
Assessment of the Needs for Training Teachers in the American Red Cross Masters of Disaster Curriculum
Alan E. Stewart, University of Georgia, Athens, GA ; and D. L. Walters

 
“Implementing Online Ocean Studies in a traditional, lecture-only classroom using a “Lecture Tutorial” format
David J. Ludwikoski, The Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

 
DATASTREME COURSES - AN AMS/NOAA PARTNERSHIP FOR PRE-COLLEGE TEACHER TRAINING
James A. Brey, Univ. of Wisconsin Fox Valley, Menasha, WI; and R. S. Weinbeck, J. M. Moran, I. W. Geer, E. J. Hopkins, E. W. Mills, D. R. Smith, and B. A. Blair

 
A field oriented introduction to Online Ocean Studies
Patricia Ann Crews, Florida Community College of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL; and R. Sessions

 
The importance of online ocean studies for circumarctic communities
John J. Kelley, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK; and D. W. Norton, C. Madison, C. Gering, C. Lott, and H. Olson

 
G 210 Oceanography course at Indiana University Northwest
Zoran Kilibarda, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

 
Using Conceptests in online oceanography classes
Mary Beck, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

 
Oceanography Online Course
Farnosh Saeedi, Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY

 
P1.10
Implementation of Online Ocean Studies at Amarillo College

 
P1.11
Ocean studies on an inland sea

 
AMS Ocean Studies in the community college environment
Lynn D. Millwood, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX

 
Teaching oceanography in a desert
Rick Wiedenmann, New Mexico State University – Carlsbad, Carlsbad, NM

 
Online weather studies at Gavilan: year three
Andrew H. Van Tuyl, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

 
The Louisiana Lower Atmosphere Research Collaborative (LaLARC)
Boniface J. Mills, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, LA ; and A. T. Case Hanks, S. Chenoweth, and A. D. Feig

 
Online Oceanography alternative science course for St. Philip's College, San Antonio, TX
Carmen Nava-Fischer, St. Philip's College, San Antonio, TX

 
Developing climate change modules for middle and high schools on the Pacific Ocean-southern California climate connection
Pedro Ramirez, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and S. LaDochy and W. C. Patzert

 
The Estimation of Wind Shear Hazard Index Using the Airborne Doppler Radar as a Laboratory Module for CCLI Project
Yasuko Umemoto, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Atmospheric Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Zhang, K. Brewster, T. Y. Yu, and M. Yeary

 
Educational access to the United States Precision Lightning Network (USPLN) data
Christopher G. Herbster, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and K. Rauenzahn

http://wx.db.erau.edu/faculty/herbster/uspln/

 
Applying LEAD in NCAS Weather Camp
Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and D. K. Bond, S. St. Gerard, E. Joseph, D. V. R. Morris, S. Yalda, T. Baltzer, and S. Marru

 
Online Weather and Ocean Studies on the Rolling Plains of West Texas
Troy Lilly, Western Texas College, Snyder, TX

 
P1.23
AMS Ocean Studies at Honolulu Community College

 
Challenges Integrating AMS Ocean Studies into an existing program
David Grant, Brookdale Community College, Sandy Hook, NJ

http://ux.brookdalecc.edu/staff/sandyhook/index2-2.html

 
Implementing AMS Ocean Studies at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Janice Cooley, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gautier, MS

 
AMS Weather Studies And AMS Ocean Studies: Dynamic Undergraduate Geoscience Courses for Distance Education Programs
James A. Brey, University of Wisconsin Fox Valley, Menasha, WI; and I. W. Geer, J. M. Moran, R. S. Weinbeck, E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, E. J. Hopkins, and T. P. Kiley Jr.

 
Engaging undergraduates in Ocean-Atmosphere experiments: From teaching to research and outreach
Amit Tandon, Univ. of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA; and L. Illari and J. Marshall

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
P1.30
Personal Forecasting: A Compacted Course in Meteorology for Non-Traditional Non-Science Students

 
Teaching science teachers about Masters of Disaster
Alan E. Stewart, University of Georgia, Athens, GA ; and S. Oliver, J. Knox, P. Schneider, and D. Walters

 
P1.32
Lightning and Lightning Safety—NOAA's Efforts to Promote a Better Understanding of this Underrated Killer

 
Education outreach from a NWS field office: "no one left behind"
Robert P. Wanton, NOAA/NWS, Mt. Holly, NJ

 
Promoting Authentic Student Research Using MYNASA DATA
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford, NJ; and L. H. Chambers and S. W. Moore

 
Deep Earth Academy: connecting the classroom with the ocean floor
Michael J. Passow, Dwight Morrow HS and NESTA, Englewood, NJ; and L. Peart and S. Katz Cooper

 
Flood risk factors taught using "hands-on" table top watershed/floodplain model
David W. Chapman, Okemos High School, Okemos, MI; and M. L. Walton

 
No, we didn't always have computers:history in the atmospheric science classroom
Kristine C. Harper, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and S. Yalda

 
NOAA NWS Training Program in Climate Services
Marina M. Timofeyeva, UCAR, Boulder, CO and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

 
Not so lost in translation: bringing science to decision-makers through the Carolinas Coastal Climate Outreach Initiative
Jessica C. Whitehead, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium/North Carolina Sea Grant, Charleston, SC; and R. H. Bacon, J. F. Thigpen, G. Carbone, and K. Dow

 
Climate Discovery Online Courses for Educators from the National Center for Atmospheric Research
Sandra Henderson, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Johnson, D. L. Ward, K. Meymaris, E. Gardiner, B. Hatheway, and R. Russell


Poster Session 1
Hydrology and Water Resources
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc.

Papers:
 
Long-term eddy covariance measurements of evaporation and surface energy budget over an open water surface in Mississippi, U.S.A
Heping Liu, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and Y. Zhang, H. Jiang, and L. Sheng

 
Assessment of radar-based precipitation products in the CONUS for advances in multi-sensor precipitation reanalysis
Brian R. Nelson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. Kim and D. J. Seo

Poster PDF (501.4 kB)
 
P1.3
NASA Water Resources Program Contributions for Societal Benefit

 
P1.4
Quantifying the Spatial and Temporal Variability of the Surface Energy Budget and Soil Moisture During a Period of Historic Precipitation

 
Multiple-Criteria Calibration of a Distributed Watershed Model Using Spatial Regularization and Response Signatures
Prafulla Pokhrel, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and K. K. Yilmaz and H. V. Gupta

 
Monitoring ecohydrological dynamics in the north american monsoon region from remote sensing and ground-based observations
Luis Arturo Méndez-Barroso, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and E. Vivoni

 
Field Scale Variability in Soil Temperature and Moisture in Seasonally Frozen Ground
Tushar Sinha, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and K. A. Cherkauer


Poster Session 1
IIPS Poster Session I
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Stephen M. Holt, Noblis, Inc.; Marjorie McGuirk, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC; Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC; S. T. Shipley, George Mason Univ.

Papers:
 
Technology Implementation to Support the Kentucky Mesonet
D. Michael Grogan, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and Z. G. Brown, M. M. Ferris, and A. Quilligan

http://www.kymesonet.org/docs/papers/grogan_ams_poster_2009.pdf

 
Improvement of algorithm in cloud thermal infrared spectroscopy
Matthieu Collet, TDL, Saint Saturnin, , France; and T. Besnard, F. Zanghi, P. W. Chan, L. Berger, C. N. Long, and D. Gillotay

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Anvil forecast tool in the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System
Joe H. Barrett III, NASA Applied Meteorology Unit/ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and D. A. Hood

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
Optimally displaying 2D flow fields for meterology and oceanography
Colin Ware, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hamphshire, Durham, NH; and P. Mitchell, J. G. W. Kelley, and R. Arsenault

 
An information system to reduce risks of heat disorders in Japan
Michihiko Tonouchi, Japan Meteorological Business Support Center, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Ono and K. Murayama

http://www.nies.go.jp/health/HeatStroke/

Poster PDF (292.9 kB)
 
Provision of ECMWF real-time data to research and commercial users
Dragan Jokic, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom; and B. Raoult

 
Combining automated and human predictions: the results of a 1000-day real-time trial
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

http://www.weather-climate.com

Poster PDF (589.1 kB)
 
Evaluation of WRF forecasts of tornadic and nontornadic outbreaks occurring in the spring and fall when initialized with synoptic-scale input
Chad M. Shafer, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK ; and A. E. Mercer, C. A. Doswell III, M. B. Richman, and L. Leslie

 
Leveraging National Weather Service technology for collaboration and training
Darrel M. Kingfield, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. A. Magsig

Poster PDF (451.7 kB)
 
Using support vector machines to determine the utility of severe weather parameters in the discrimination of tornadic and nontornadic outbreaks when analyzing reanalysis data
Chad M. Shafer, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK ; and A. E. Mercer, C. A. Doswell III, M. B. Richman, and L. Leslie

 
P1.11
An analysis of vertical and horizontal winds inside precipitation gauge shielding

 
P1.12
Determining snow depth using a liquid water-equivalent measuring system

 
The utility of basic parameters in the evaluation of WRF forecasts of tornadic and nontornadic outbreaks when initialized with synoptic-scale input
Chad M. Shafer, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK ; and A. E. Mercer, C. A. Doswell III, M. B. Richman, and L. Leslie

 
Evaluation of extinction coefficient algorithms for optimizing reported visibility conditions for air traffic control applications
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen and L. Salcedo

Poster PDF (396.5 kB)
 
An Examination of Simulated Reflectivity Forecasts from a 10-Member Storm Scale Ensemble Prediction System
Derek R. Stratman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. R. Bright, S. J. Weiss, J. S. Kain, J. J. Levit, M. C. Coniglio, K. W. Thomas, F. Kong, and M. Xue

Poster PDF (320.4 kB)
 
The Network-Enabled Verification Service (NEVS): Providing verification of weather forecast products in NextGen
Sean Madine, OAR, Boulder, CO; and N. D. Matheson, M. A. Petty, D. S. Schaffer, and J. Mahoney

 
New Data Products and Capabilities in TRMM Online Visualization and Analysis System (TOVAS)
Zhong Liu, George Mason University/CSISS, Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. G. Leptoukh and H. Rui

http://disc2.nascom.nasa.gov/Giovanni/tovas/

Poster PDF (242.2 kB)
 
Analysis and visualization of high-resolution WRF hurricane simulation using VAPOR
Alan Norton, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. Chen and J. Clyne

http://vis.ucar.edu/~alan/ams09/

Poster PDF (188.3 kB)

Poster Session 1
Lightning Prediction and Operational Applications
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Nicholas W. Demetriades, Vaisala, Inc.

Papers:
 
P1.3
Evaluation of the lightning watch and warning program for NASA's Johnson Space Center

 
Lightning prediction by WFO Grand Junction using model data and graphical forecast editor smart tools
P. Frisbie, NOAA/NWSFO, Grand Junction, CO; and J. D. Colton and M. P. Meyers

Poster PDF (142.0 kB)
 
Lightning forecasting before the first strike
James J. Stagliano Jr., Propagation Research Associates, Inc., Marietta, GA; and B. Valant-Spaight, J. C. Kerce, G. M. Hall, R. D. Bock, E. J. Holder, and S. F. Dugas

Poster PDF (751.1 kB)
 
Predicting lightning potential on different time scales—a conceptual model and first results
Wiebke Deierling, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Kessinger and E. Nelson

Poster PDF (283.1 kB)
 
Using the perfect prognosis technique for predicting cloud-to-ground lightning in mainland Alaska
Phillip D. Bothwell, NOAA/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and D. Buckey

Poster PDF (694.0 kB)
 
Climatology of cloud-to-ground lightning in mainland Alaska
David Buckey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (249.5 kB)
 
An Operational Perspective of Total Lightning Information
David J. Nadler, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and C. B. Darden, G. T. Stano, and D. Buechler

http://weather.msfc.nasa.gov/sport/

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
A Statistical Framework for the Development and Evaluation of a Lightning Jump Algorithm
Lawrence D. Carey, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and C. J. Schultz

 
Real-time Processing and Display of Lightning Mapping Array Data
Harald E. Edens, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and W. Rison, S. J. Hunyady, R. J. Thomas, P. R. Krehbiel, and W. P. Winn


Joint Poster Session 1
Lightning Safety and Protection, Including Applications in the Urban Zone (Co-sponosored by the AMS Commission on Education and Human Resources)
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Ronald L. Holle, Holle Meteorology & Photography

Papers:
 
Research Required to Improve Lightning Safety
William P. Roeder, Private Meteorologist, Rockledge, FL

Poster PDF (121.4 kB)
 
Lightning-caused deaths and injuries in and near dwellings and other buildings
Ronald L. Holle, Holle Meteorology & Photography, Oro Valley, AZ

Poster PDF (139.9 kB)
 
JP1.4
Educating the Public on the Dangers of Lightning

 
Meteorological case studies of lightning strike victims in Colorado—an update
Stephen J. Hodanish, NOAA/NWS, Pueblo, CO

http://www.weather.gov/pub/ltg.php

Poster PDF (376.0 kB)

Poster Session 1
POSTERS: Mesoscale and Regional-Scale Studies
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction

Papers:
 
HiGEM: Small scale coupling of atmosphere and tropical instability waves in a high resolution coupled climate model
Len Shaffrey, NCAS-Climate, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and J. Harle

 
Determination of the vector wind stress response to small-scale SST variability
Larry W. O'Neill, NRL Monterey, Monterey, CA; and D. Chelton

 
Coupled ocean-atmosphere interactions in the tropical Southeast Pacific Ocean
Dian A. Putrasahan, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and H. Seo, A. J. Miller, and J. Roads

 
Buoy Observations from the Windiest Location in the World Ocean, Cape Farewell, Greenland
G.W.K. Moore, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and R. S. Pickart and I. A. Renfrew

 
A comparison of aircraft-based surface-layer observations over Denmark Strait and the Irminger Sea with meteorological analyses and QuikSCAT winds
Ian A. Renfrew, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom; and G. N. Petersen, D. A. J. Sproson, G. W. K. Moore, H. Adiwidjata, S. Zhang, and R. North

Poster PDF (423.6 kB)
 
Preliminary look at boundary layer doppler wind lidar wind profiles from the Tropical Cyclone Structure, 2008 (TCS-08) experiment
Ralph C. Foster, APL/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and G. D. Emmitt, D. Carre, S. Greco, S. Wood, D. Eleutario, B. H. Tang, and M. Riemer

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)

Poster Session 1
Policy and Socio—Economic Research Poster Session
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research

Papers:
 
P1.1
Fire Weather Forecasting in the Land Down Under

 
P1.2
Weekly cycles in Spain and its connections with changes in Sea Level Pressure over the North-Atlantic sector

 
Probabilistic distributions of climate change impacts on the agricultural sector in Bangladesh
Alex C. Ruane, NASA/GISS and Oak Ridge Associated Universities, New York, NY; and D. C. Major, C. Rosenzweig, R. M. Horton, and R. Goldberg

 
Managing business risks arising from seasonal climate variability
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

http://www.weather-climate.com

Poster PDF (800.1 kB)
 
The potential effects of climate change on wind energy
Jeffrey M. Freedman, AWS Truewind LLC, Albany, NY; and K. T. Waight and P. Duffy

 
P1.6
Perspectives on Atlantic hurricane risks

 
P1.7
Ethical Issues in Climate Policy

 
Experiencing the weather: Public perceptions of changes in local weather patterns
Hank Jenkins-Smith, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. Silva, K. H. Goebbert, K. E. Klockow, M. Yuan, M. Nowlin, and G. DeLozier

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
P1.9
WaterNet: the NASA water cycle solutions network

 
Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation
Kristen B. Averyt, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. J. Ray and J. J. Barsugli

 
Severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings in Europe
Jenni Teittinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and D. M. Schultz

 
Improving Warning Systems: An assessment of public response to tornado warnings during the 2008 tornado season
Jenniffer M. Santos-Hernandez, Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and H. Rodriguez and W. Diaz

 
Housing classification and Calculation of the Maximum Surface Wind speed to estimate wind damage potential by Typhoon
Jong-Kil Park, Inje University, Gimhae, South Korea; and W. S. Jung and H. J. Choi

 
Applying Mesonet Wind Climatology to Oklahoma Prescribed Burns
Jeffrey Scott Zuczek, National Weather Center Research Experience for Undergraduates, Norman, OK and Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Kennett Square, PA; and M. A. Shafer

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
NOAA's economics website initiative
Adam B. Smith, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. G. Enloe

Poster PDF (58.8 kB)
 
A sectoral approach to climate services at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
Adam B. Smith, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and E. Shea, W. M. Faas, J. N. Lott, K. Shein, A. Arguez, and T. G. Houston

Poster PDF (136.7 kB)
 
A value proposition of seasonal hurricane forecasts for property insurance risk management
Kyle Beatty, Willis Re Inc., Minneapolis, MN; and R. Cloutier

 
Assessing the sensitivity of landfall risk to warm Atlantic conditions
Ioana Dima, AIR Worldwide, Boston, MA; and P. Dailey and G. Zuba

 
Error Characteristics of Cumulative Temperature Ensemble Forecasts
Michael Sze, AER, Lexington, MA; and T. Connor and D. Hogan

 
Understanding people's attitudes and behaviors for weather forecast information
Julie Demuth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Lazo and R. E. Morss

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Development of a cold weather warning system for newborn calves
Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS, Glasgow, MT; and K. L. Frank, L. Kalkstein, W. J. Martin, and D. E. Simonsen

 
CASA's Impact on Radar-Based Wind Assessments
Don J. Rude, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and E. J. Bass and B. Philips

http://people.virginia.edu/~djr7m/ams2009/

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
 
Radar Refractivity Retrievals from KTLX: Benefits and Limitations to Operational Forecasting
Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and B. L. Cheong, R. D. Palmer, and D. Bodine

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
Development of a turfgrass irrigation management system for North Carolina
Mark S. Brooks, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and R. Boyles, C. Peacock, D. Bowman, J. Reynolds, and D. Zahn

http://www.turffiles.ncsu.edu/tims/

Poster PDF (134.5 kB)
 
NPOESS economic benefit estimation in a dynamic policy environment
Irving Leveson, Leveson Consulting, Jackson, NJ

Poster PDF (66.6 kB)

Joint Poster Session 1
Satellite Retrievals and Clouds
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R )
Cochairs: Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA; Steven D. Miller, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.

Papers:
 
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

Poster PDF (286.5 kB)
 
JP1.8
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

Poster PDF (869.6 kB)
 
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

Poster PDF (1014.9 kB)
 
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

Poster PDF (128.0 kB)
 
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

Poster PDF (529.0 kB)
 
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

http://www-angler.larc.nasa.gov/


Poster Session 1
Year of Tropical Convection - posters
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Duane E. Waliser, JPL

Papers:
 
Activities on the Field Experiments of Precipitation System around the East China Sea from 2006 to 2008
Dong-In Lee, Pukyong National University, Pusan, South Korea; and M. Jang, G. J. Seo, D. S. Kim, M. Kang, S. M. Jang, M. Kim, H. Uyeda, K. Tsuboki, M. Oue, and C. You

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)

Poster Session 2
Drought Prediction, Monitoring and Mitigation
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Wade T. Crow, USDA/ARS

Papers:
 
P2.2
The impact of groundwater-surface water interactions on drought forecasting and characterization

 
Canadian Drought Alert and Monitoring Program (CDAMP)
Don MacIver, EC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and N. Comer, S. Fernandez, B. Wang, H. Auld, and J. Klaassen

 
Human amplification of drought-caused fire emissions in Indonesia since 1960
Robert Field, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. van der Werf, O. Roswintiarti, and S. Shen

 

Poster Session 2
POSTERS: Satellite Observations of Air-Sea Interaction
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction

Papers:
 
Remote sensing of high latitude open cell convection
Todd D. Sikora, Millersville University, Millersville, PA ; and G. S. Young, C. M. Fisher, and M. D. Stepp

 
Wind speed and latent heat flux retrieved by simultaneous observation of multiple geophysical parameters derived by AMSR-E
Masanori Konda, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; and H. Ichikawa and H. Tomita

Poster PDF (501.0 kB)
 
Low-level wind jets in the Tsugaru Strait by high-resolution satellite observations and numerical simulations
Teruhisa Shimada, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; and H. Kawamura and W. Sha

Poster PDF (2.5 MB)

Poster Session 2
Role of land cover - posters
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change

Papers:
 
Climate trends and urbanization
Benedicte Dousset, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

 
Assessing the influence of land development patterns on regional climate using regional circulation models
Guillermo A. Baigorria, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and D. W. Shin, J. W. Jones, J. L. Hernandez, and J. J. O'Brien

 
MRI new land surface model HAL and the impacts on global climate
Masahiro Hosaka, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

 
Characterization of the Urban Heat Island at Buenos Aires city
Mariana Barrucand, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and I. Camilloni and M. Rusticucci

Poster PDF (59.5 kB)

Joint Poster Session 3
Urban Climate Studies—Poster Session
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the Timothy R. Oke Symposium )

Papers:
 
JP3.1 has been moved. New paper number J11.5A

 
Undercanopy and below ground microclimate patterns at the North Desert Village
Chris A. Martin, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ

 
Evolution of snow properties over the winter 2007-2008 in urban and suburban Montreal, Canada
Eric Christensen, McGill University, Ste-Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada; and O. Bergeron and I. B. Strachan

 
Sensible, Latent and Ground Heat Flux Model
Yanyan Zhang, Univ. of California, Riverside, CA; and M. Princevac and S. M. Lee

Poster PDF (58.7 kB)
 
The dynamics of urban growth of Kolkata, India and its influence on precipitation
Chandana Mitra, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and M. Shepherd

 
Development of a Mesoscale Thermal Model for Urban Climate
Humberto Ramon Silva Jr., National Center of Excellence, Tempe, AZ; and P. Phelan and J. Golden

 
Urban climates and the urban surface: a review of T.R. Oke's contributions arising from conceptual representations of the urban surface
James A. Voogt, Univ. of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; and S. Grimmond, S. Krayenhoff, S. M. Roberts, M. Roth, J. A. Salmond, and H. P. Schmid


Joint Poster Session 4
Urban Heat Islands—Poster Session
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the Timothy R. Oke Symposium )

Papers:
 
Urban effects on intense convective precipitation in Mexico City- an update
Ernesto Jauregui Sr., NOAA/CAC, Mexico City, Mexico

 
Atlanta's urban heat island under extreme heat conditions
Yan Zhou, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA ; and M. Shepherd

 
Assessment of Urban Land Surface Thermal Field Using Integrated Remote Sensing and Ancillary Information
Ying Zhang, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and B. Guindon, L. Sun, and Y. Yang

 
The urban heat island in Hong Kong: analyses of spatial variability and exposure
Melissa A. Hart, Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and D. J. Sailor

 
Winter and summer temperatures in an European medium-sized city. Frost and hot nights trends
Albert Garcia-Manuel, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; and M. C. Moreno-García and J. Martín-Vide

 
Observed characteristics of the urban heat island during the harmattan and monsoon in Akure Nigeria
Ahmed Balogun, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and I. A. Balogun, A. A. Abatan, and E. A. Adefisan

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)
 
Urban southern California heat waves are becoming more frequent and longer
Arbi Tamrazian, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA; and S. LaDochy, P. Ramirez, J. Willis, and W. C. Patzert

Poster PDF (495.7 kB)

Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


1
Applications of Artificial Intelligence—I
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
Chair: S. Lakshmivarahan, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  4:00 PM
1.1
On the nonlinear relation between model parameters and forecast parameters
Caren Marzban, APL, Seattle, WA; and S. Sandgathe, D. Morison, and N. Lederer

  4:15 PM
1.2
Replacing Missing Data for Ensemble Systems
Tyler C. McCandless, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and S. E. Haupt and G. Young

  4:45 PM
1.4
Expanding the spatial awareness of spatiotemporal relational probability trees to improve the analysis of severe thunderstorm models
David John Gagne II, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. McGovern, N. C. Hiers, M. Collier, and R. A. Brown

  5:00 PM
1.5
Cluster analysis of kernel-based principal components
Michael B. Richman, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and I. Adrianto

  5:15 PM
1.6
Comparison of random forest, artificial neural network, and multi-linear regression: a water temperature prediction case
Robyn L. Ball, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX; and P. Tissot, B. Zimmer, and B. Sterba-Boatwright


2
The Utility of Lightning Data In Operational Warning and Decision Making Processes
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Stephen J. Hodanish, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  4:00 PM
2.1
  4:15 PM
2.2
Developing an enhanced lightning jump algorithm for operational use
Christopher J. Schultz, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and L. Carey

  4:30 PM
2.3
Comparative Lightning Characteristics of a Tornadic and Non—Tornadic Oklahoma Thunderstorm on 24–25 April 2006
Amanda M. Sheffield, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and P. D. Bothwell and J. Schaefer

  5:00 PM
2.5
Comprehensive and location-specific lightning information service in Hong Kong
L.S. Lee, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, China

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
2.6
Electrical and hydrometeorological observations of thunderstorms in the south of Brazil—applications for weather forecast and protection


3
Coupling between the lower and upper atmosphere
Location: Room 126BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Sixth Symposium on Space Weather
Chair: Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
Investigating Energy and Momentum Coupling in Earth's Atmosphere and Ionosphere with the Neutral-Ion Coupling Explorer: NICE
Thomas J. Immel, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and S. B. Mende, H. U. Frey, R. A. Heelis, G. R. Swenson, G. Crowley, S. L. England, J. M. Forbes, J. D. Huba, F. Kamalabadi, P. M. Kintner Jr., J. J. Makela, and A. Stephan

  4:15 PM
3.2
Effect of waves from the lower atmosphere on the thermosphere and ionosphere
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. C. Gardner, L. Scherliess, D. C. Thompson, and J. J. Sojka

  4:30 PM
3.3
Coupling of meteorological disturbances up to the mesosphere and lower thermosphere
D. E. Siskind, NRL, Washington, DC; and S. Eckermann, L. Coy, and J. P. McCormack

  4:45 PM
3.4
Observations and model simulations of the thermospheric density daily variations
Wenbin Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO ; and J. Lei, A. Burns, H. Liu, Q. Wu, S. Solomon, T. Killeen, and I. Azeem

  5:00 PM
3.5
Thermosphere and Ionosphere Variability due to Quasi-Two-Day Wave
Han-Li Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Wang and A. D. Richmond

  5:15 PM
3.6
Coupling between the lower and upper atmosphere as simulated by the Whole Atmosphere Model (WAM)
Rashid A. Akmaev, NOAA / SWPC, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Fuller-Rowell, F. Wu, H. Wang, H. M. H. Juang, S. Moorthi, Y. T. Hou, and M. D. Iredell


3
Drought Prediction, Monitoring and Mitigation—II
Location: Room 127BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Wade T. Crow, USDA/ARS

Papers:
  4:15 PM
3.2
  4:30 PM
3.3
  4:45 PM
3.4
The development of objectively-derived, probabilistic, and verifiable drought prediction methodologies
Bradfield Lyon, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Palisades, NY; and M. A. Bell

  5:15 PM
3.6
Drought Predictability in Mexico
Francisco Munoz-Arriola, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Shukla, L. Luo, T. Bohn, A. Munoz Orozco, and D. P. Lettenmaier


3
Global climate modeling: new frontiers
Location: Room 129A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Philip W. Mote, Univ. of Washington

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
UK-HiGEM: A new high resolution coupled climate model
Len Shaffrey, NCAS-Climate, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and P. L. Vidale and J. Slingo

  4:15 PM
3.2
Assessing the diurnal cycle of precipitation in a prototype multi-scale climate model
Michael S. Pritchard, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville and J. O. Roads

 
3.3
Advantage of a 20km-mesh AGCM in simulating climatological mean fields

  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
3.4
  5:15 PM
3.5
New Metrics for Evaluation of Cloud Simulations in Climate Models
Hui Su, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and J. H. Jiang, G. L. Stephens, A. Gettelman, and X. Huang

  5:30 PM
3.6
Can melting Greenland Ice Sheet cool global climate
Aixue Hu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Meehl and W. Han


3
K-12 and Informal Educational Outreach in the Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Hydrologic Sciences: Part 2
Location: Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 18th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Susan Q. Foster, UCAR; Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML/HRD

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
Project BudBurst: Citizen Science for All Seasons
Sandra Henderson, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Meymaris, P. Alaback, K. Havens, J. Weltzin, and L. Benton

  4:15 PM
3.2
Enhancing climate literacy
Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and T. E. James and N. Giuliano

  4:45 PM
3.4
Air quality course for science teachers at the University of Northern Iowa
Alan C. Czarnetzki, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

http://www.uni.edu/storm/saqse/

  5:00 PM
3.5
Promoting Climate Literacy through K–12 Professional Development Opportunities
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman, L. Schiferl, J. Martin, and T. Whittaker

  5:15 PM
3.6
Educating the Public on the North American Monsoon System
Glen W. Sampson, NOAA/NWS, Tucson, AZ; and E. S. Pytlak

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/twc/monsoon/monsoon_tracker.php


3
Results from Field Experiments (TAMDAR)
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Gary A. Wick, NOAA/ESRL/PSD

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
TAMDAR jet fleets and their impact on Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) forecasts
William R. Moninger, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, B. D. Jamison, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith, and E. J. Szoke

  4:15 PM
3.2
The Utility of TAMDAR on Short-Range Forecasts over Alaska
Meredith Croke, AirDat, Morrisville, NC; and A. Huffman, P. Childs, and Y. Liu

  4:30 PM
3.3
The Optimization Between TAMDAR Data Assimilation Methods and Model Configuration in WRF-ARW
Allan Huffman, AirDat, Morrisville, NC; and P. Childs, M. Croke, Y. Liu, and X. Y. Huang

  4:45 PM
3.4
Developments in geographic TAMDAR coverage in the CONUS
Jamie T. Braid, AirDat LLC, Lakewood, CO; and J. E. Rex

  5:00 PM
3.5
TAMDAR-Related Impacts on the AirDat Operational WRF-ARW as a Function of Data Assimilation Techniques
Peter Childs, AirDat, Morrisville, NC; and A. Huffman, M. Croke, Y. Liu, and X. Y. Huang

  5:15 PM
3.6

3
The use of surface and remote sensing measurements for air quality model evaluation
Location: Room 127A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Cochairs: Brian K. Lamb, Washington State Univ.; Raymond Hoff, University of Maryland

Papers:
  4:15 PM
3.2
Ozone Episodes in U.S.-Mexico Border Cities: Can Fusion of Satellite Information Improve Accuracy of Predictions?
Chune Shi, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and H. J. S. Fernando, E. Y. W. Seto, and J. P. Muller

Poster PDF (90.7 kB)
  4:30 PM
3.3
Increased availability of satellite remote sensing data for model evaluation through 3D-AQS
Raymond M. Hoff, JCET/Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; and A. I. Prados, H. Zhang, M. Kacenelenbogen, R. Delgado, S. Kondragunta, J. Szykman, F. Dimmick, B. Johns, C. Kittaka, J. A. Al-Saadi, J. Engel-Cox, S. Weber, A. Huff, A. Wimmers, and S. A. Ackerman

  4:45 PM
3.4
Refined analysis of satellite tropospheric products for evaluation and improvement of the AIRPACT-3 air quality forecast system
Farren Herron-Thorpe, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and J. Vaughan, G. Mount, L. Emmons, and B. Lamb

  5:00 PM
3.5
Meteorological, physical and numerical issues in modeling the long-range transport of mercury
Dorothy A. Durnford, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and A. Dastoor and D. Figueras-Nieto

  5:15 PM
3.6
Evaluation of Smoke Plume Dispersion in Complex Terrain Using a Lagrangian Particle Dispersion Model Driven by WRF Output
Luke Thomas Peffers, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg and P. A. Rao

http://fuelberg.met.fsu.edu/~lpeffers/EXTRAS/luke_THESIS.pdf


3
Variability of the American Monsoon (VAMOS) Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study (VOCALS): Part 3. Mesoscale Meteorology and Oceanography
Location: Room 128AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Chair: Christopher W. Fairall, NOAA/ESRL/PSD

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
The PreVOCA model assessment
Matthew C. Wyant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. Wood, C. R. Mechoso, and C. S. Bretherton

  4:15 PM
Clouds, continents, and the large scale circulation
Carlos R. Mechoso, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA

  4:30 PM
3.2
Mesoscale observations in the Peruvian upwelling region: preliminary results from the VOCALS Peru cruise
Carmen Grados, Instituto del Mar del Peru, IMARPE, Callao, Callao, Peru; and Y. Silva, A. Chaigneau, G. Eldin, L. Vasquez, P. Ayon, M. Graco, S. Sanchez, and J. Ledesma

  4:45 PM
3.3
Observations of oceanic mesoscale eddies in the VOCALS region
Peter Gaube, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and D. Chelton

  5:00 PM
3.4
HiGEM: High resolution global coupled climate modelling in the South East Pacific
Len Shaffrey, NCAS-Climate, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and T. Toniazzo and J. Slingo

  5:15 PM
3.5
Ocean surface heat budget and ocean eddy transport in the South-East Pacific in a high-resolution coupled model
Thomas Toniazzo, NCAS-Climate, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and C. R. Mechoso, L. Shaffrey, and J. Slingo

  5:30 PM
3.6
Inter-Hemispheric Influence of the Atlantic Warm Pool on the Southeast Pacific
Chunzai Wang, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and S. K. Lee, C. R. Mechoso, and D. B. Enfield


3A
Global Meteorological and Hydrological Service Updates II
Location: Room 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/OAR; Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.

Papers:
  4:00 PM
  4:30 PM

3B
International Applications II
Location: Room 122BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant; Alfred Hofstadler, ECMWF; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  4:00 PM
Using a light weight model to monitor a variety of grain crops in Africa
Eric J. Wolvovsky, Wyle Information Systems and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/fews/

 
3B.2
Introduction of MICAPS 3.0 - A New Chinese Forecaster's Interactive System

  4:45 PM
A Latin American Data Workshop to Promote Free and Open Sharing of Earth System Data and Foster Scientific Partnerships
Tom Yoksas, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Ramamurthy, E. Cutrim, C. Rocken, T. Whittaker, and W. G. D. Almeida

  5:00 PM
TC-IDV — A New Tool for Tropical Cyclone Forecasting and Research
Yuan Ho, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. McWhirter, D. Murray, X. Liang, X. Lu, and Y. Yin

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  5:15 PM
An Update on Programs in the Pacific Islands for Pacific Island GCOS
Dean Solofa, SPREP, Apia, Samoa; and M. L. Morrissey, H. J. Diamond, and S. Postawko


4
Advances in Modeling and Forecasting-II
Location: Room 126A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes
Chair: Darko R. Koracin, DRI

Papers:
  4:15 PM
4.2
  4:30 PM
4.3
Predictability of coastal weather and its implications to ensemble forecasting
Darko Koracin, DRI, Reno, NV; and R. Vellore, J. Lewis, and M. Kaplan

  4:45 PM
4.4
Effects of atmosphere-ocean coupling on the atmospheric simulation for the California Coast
Adam Kochanski, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and D. Koracin and C. E. Dorman

  5:15 PM
4.6
Ensemble data assimilation simulation experiments for the coastal ocean: Towards automatic localization
Ross N. Hoffman, AER, Lexington, MA; and J. Poterjoy, S. V. Vinogradov, and S. M. Leidner


Joint Session 8
Environmental Applications and Decision Support Systems
Location: Room 224AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R; and the Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research )
Chair: Steven J. Goodman, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA

Papers:
  4:00 PM
Environmental Information for the Next Generation Air Transportation System
John J. Murray, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and C. Miner and T. E. Ryan

  4:15 PM
An Open-Source SOA Solution Enabling Environmental System-of-Systems Integration and Decision Support
Philip E. Ardanuy, Raytheon Information Solutions, Reston, VA; and A. M. Tarro, A. Ritchie, and A. Nappi

  4:30 PM
The oceanic convection diagnosis and nowcasting system
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado; and H. Cai, N. Rehak, D. Megenhardt, M. Steiner, R. Bankert, J. Hawkins, M. Donovan, and E. R. Williams

  4:45 PM
Nowcasting oceanic convection using random forest classification
Huaqing Cai, NCAR, Boulder, CO ; and C. Kessinger, D. Ahijevich, J. Williams, N. Rehak, D. Megenhardt, R. Bankert, J. Hawkins, M. Donovan, and E. R. Williams

  5:00 PM
Using NASA Satellite and Model Analysis for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Applications
Paul W. Stackhouse Jr., NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and W. S. Chandler, C. H. Whitlock, J. M. Hoell, D. Westberg, and T. Zhang


Joint Session 9
Climate and Policy: From Local to Global
Location: Room 121A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research; and the 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: Juliane Fry, Reed College; Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona; Ryan M. Meyer, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes; Arizona State University

Papers:
  4:15 PM
CCAP Urban Leaders Adaptation Initiative: Climate Resilient Local Governments
Josh Foster, Center for Clean Air Policy, Washington, DC; and S. Winkelman

  4:30 PM
Applied science at the local government level—climate change science for planning professionals
Scott Shuford, UNCA, Asheville, NC; and G. Voos, J. Fox, M. McGuirk, S. K. LeDuc, and E. Shea

  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
J9.5 has been moved. New paper number 5.2A (4Policy)

  5:00 PM
Politics, values, and decision making in US climate science
Ryan M. Meyer, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes; Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

  5:15 PM
The Complexities of International Climate Policy
Marilyn Averill, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO


Joint Session 11
Urban Canopy and Roughness Sublayers
Location: Room 124B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the Boundary Layers and Turbulence Committee )
Chair: Gail-Tirrell Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory

Papers:
  4:00 PM
Measurements of concentration and dispersion in model urban canopies
Pablo Huq, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and L. White and S. Dharmavaram

  4:15 PM
Estimates of air and pollutant exchange for street canyon in combined wind-buoyancy driven flow using the RANS renormalized group k-e turbulence model
Chun-Ho Liu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong; and W. C. Cheng and D. Y. C. Leung

  4:45 PM
LES analysis of turbulent boundary-layer flow over urban-like building arrays with various spatial arrangement and height distribution
Hiromasa Nakayama, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Naka-gun, Ibaraki, Japan; and T. Takemi and N. Haruyasu

Poster PDF (263.6 kB)
 
J11.5
Temporal and spatial variability of the vertical transport of heat and carbon dioxide in the urban roughness sublayer

  5:15 PM
Eight stable urban environment characteristics
Gail-Tirrell Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM

Poster PDF (129.2 kB)
  5:30 PM
Coherent structures within a North American street canyon
Sean C. Arms, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. M. Klein


Joint Session 12
Urban Heat Islands
Location: Room 124A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; and the Timothy R. Oke Symposium )
Chair: Tim Oke, University of British Columbia

Papers:
  4:00 PM
Urban heat island in Phoenix: An emergent property of rapid urbanization
H. J. S. Fernando, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and K. Park

  4:15 PM
Phoenix Urban Heat Island experiment: Micrometeorological aspects
Brent C. Hedquist, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and A. J. Brazel, S. Di Sabatino, W. Carter, and H. J. S. Fernando

Poster PDF (262.0 kB)
  4:30 PM
Phoenix Urban Heat Island Experiment: Effects of Built Elements
Silvana Di Sabatino, Universita' del Salento, Lecce, Italy; and B. C. Hedquist, W. Carter, L. S. Leo, and H. J. S. Fernando

Poster PDF (534.7 kB)
  4:45 PM
J12.4 has been moved. New paper number J8.2A (Oke/8Urban)

  4:45 PM
Annual spatio-temporal variability of Toulouse urban heat island
Grégoire Pigeon, CNRM-GAME, CNRS Meteo-France, Toulouse, France; and V. Masson

  5:00 PM
Estimating thermal responsiveness of local-scale climate 'zones' with a numerical modeling approach
Scott Krayenhoff, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and I. Stewart and T. Oke

Poster PDF (417.7 kB)
  5:15 PM
Impact of urbanization and land use changes on climate trends
Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and M. Cai

5:25 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Sessions Adjourn for the Day

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Opening of the Exhibit Hall with Reception
Location: Hall 4 (Phoenix Convention Center)

7:00 PM-8:00 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Preparing for the Earth-Decadal-Survey “PATH” Mission
Location: Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

7:00 PM-8:30 PM: Monday, 12 January 2009


Community input for the National Academies’ Climate Change Study
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

7:00 AM-9:00 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Local Chapter Breakfast
Location: Room 229AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Press Office Tuesday
Location: Room 222C (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

8:00 AM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Weather Preview Theater
Location: Room 231C (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Events; and the Ninth Communications Workshop )

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


1
Symposium Welcome and Keynote
Location: Room 224AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R
Cochairs: Gary McWilliams, NPOESS Integrated Program Office; James Gurka, NESDIS GOES-R Program Office

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Welcoming Remarks

8:30 AM-9:15 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


1
Framing the Weather-ATM Integration Problem
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration
Chairs: David J. Pace, FAA; Marilyn Wolfson, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
REDAC weather – ATM integration study
William S. Leber, Northwest Airlines, Minneapolis, MN

  9:00 AM
1.3
Using weather information for ATM decision support
Craig Wanke, The MITRE Corporation, McLean, VA

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


4B
Ocean Observations for Data Assimilation and Climate—I
Location: Room 131C (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: John Proni, NOAA/AOML

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Development of a new cross-calibrated, multi-platform (CCMP) ocean surface wind product
Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and R. N. Hoffman, J. Ardizzone, S. M. Leidner, and J. C. Jusem

  9:00 AM
Redundancy analyses of the coupled atmosphere-ocean system and joint assimilation
Faez Bakalian, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada; and H. Ritchie, K. Thompson, and W. Merryfield

  9:15 AM
Getting the ocean right—operational oceanography during RIMPAC 2008
John E. M. Brown, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS; and M. Cobb, K. O'Driscoll, A. Mask, and C. Dehaan

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Joint Session 1
Advances in Atmospheric Reanalysis—I
Location: Room 127BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 23rd Conference on Hydrology; and the 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Chair: Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO

Papers:
  9:15 AM
Comparison of ERA-Interim and ERA-40 reanalyses with observations over river basins
Alan K. Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT; and M. Koehler and Y. Zhang

  9:30 AM
Modern Era Retrospective-analysis for Research and Applications (MERRA) global water and energy budgets
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD; and F. R. Robertson and J. Chen


1
Aerosol and Precipitation
Location: Room 131B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Special Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions
Chair: Wei -Kuo Tao, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
(Invited Speaker) Flood or drought: How do aerosols affect precipitation?
Daniel Rosenfeld, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; and M. O. Andreae

  9:00 AM
1.2
(Invited Speaker) The role of aerosols on precipitation processes
Wei -Kuo Tao, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and X. Li, T. Matsui, A. Khain, and S. E. Lang

  9:30 AM
1.3

1
Air pollution applications
Location: Room 122A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications
Chair: C. Russell Philbrick, Penn. State University
CoChair: George Georgoussis, Raymetrics S.A.

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Remote sensing of chemical species in the atmosphere
C. Russell Philbrick, Penn. State University, University Park, PA; and D. M. Brown, A. H. Willitsford, P. S. Edwards, A. M. Wyant, Z. Z. Liu, C. T. Chadwick, and H. D. Hallen

  9:00 AM
1.2
Urban aerosol backscatter properties based on Raman lidar and parametric coefficient models
Viviana Vladutescu, City Tech, New York, NY; and Y. Wu, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed

  9:15 AM
1.3
Doppler lidar tracking of aerosol plumes
Charles Retallack, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and R. Calhoun and H. J. S. Fernando

  9:30 AM
1.4
Measurements of particulate matter over an industrial site in the island of Evia (Greece) using synergy of a scanning Lidar and in situ sensors during TAMEX
George Georgoussis, Raymetrics S.A., Glyka Nera, Attika, Greece; and A. Papayannis, E. Remoudaki, G. Tsaknakis, R. Mamouri, G. Avdikos, C. Chontidiadis, P. Kokkalis, G. Koyloyris, M. Veenstra, and M. Tsezos


Joint Session 1
Measurements in the Urban Environment
Location: Room 124A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; the 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the Timothy R. Oke Symposium; the Special Symposium on Measurements in the Urban Environment and Observations; the Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes; the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data )
Cochairs: Henry Revercomb, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin; Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL

Papers:
  8:30 AM
An Overview of the Oklahoma City Micronet
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. G. Illston, C. Fiebrich, R. McPherson, J. P. Bostic, P. Browder, D. Demko, C. Morgan, and K. Kessler

  8:45 AM
Development of a NYC Meteorological Network with emphasis on vertical wind profiles in support of meteorological and dispersion models
Mark Arend, City College of New York, New York, NY; and D. Santoro, B. Gross, F. Moshary, S. Ahmed, and S. Abdelazim

  9:00 AM
Urban meteorological observations in Helsinki, Finland
David M. Schultz, Univ. of Helsinki/FMI, Helsinki, Finland; and W. F. Dabberdt, J. Damski, E. Gregow, L. Järvi, J. Koskinen, A. Meskanen, J. Poutiainen, H. Turtiainen, T. Vesala, and Y. Viisanen

  9:15 AM
The Environmental Prediction in Canadian Cities (EPiCC) network
James A. Voogt, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada; and T. R. Oke, O. Bergeron, N. R. Goodwin, S. Leroyer, B. R. Crawford, E. Christensen, B. E. Nanni, R. Tooke, D. van der Kamp, D. Aldred, S. Bélair, F. Chagnon, A. Christen, N. Coops, J. Mailhot, I. McKendry, I. B. Strachan, J. Wang, M. Benjamin, S. Grimmond, A. Lemonsu, and V. Masson

  9:30 AM
Phoenix Urban Flash Flood Study (PUFFS)
Kenneth Howard, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. V. Vasiloff, C. Langston, J. Zhang, D. P. Jorgensen, and C. Dempsey


1
Urban Heat Islands - Part II
Location: Room 124B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Anthony Brazel, Arizona State Univ.

Papers:
  8:30 AM
  8:45 AM
1.1 has been moved. New paper number J12.4A (8Urban/Oke)

  8:45 AM
1.2
Using UrbaNet data to quantify the nocturnal heat islands of US cities
Mark Hoekzema, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD; and B. B. Hicks

  9:00 AM
1.3
  9:15 AM
1.5
Urban heat island effect of large Central European cities using satellite measurements of surface temperature
Rita Pongrácz, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and J. Bartholy, Z. Dezső, and E. Lelovics

Poster PDF (241.2 kB)
 
1.4
The Relation between land-cover and the Urban Heat Island in Northeastern Puerto Rico

  9:45 AM
Observed characteristics of the urban heat island during the harmattan and monsoon in Akure, Nigeria
Ahmed Balogun, Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and I. A. Balogun, A. A. Abatan, and E. A. Adefisan


1
Weather and Short-Term Decision Making in Water Resource Operations—I
Location: Room 231B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Users Forum on Weather and Climate Impacts
Chair: Jack Henz, HDR, Inc.

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Forum Introduction
Pam Emch, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA

  8:45 AM
1.2
Water Operations at Salt River Project
Jon A. Skindlov, Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ

  9:15 AM
1.3
Weather and Climate Considerations in Phoenix Water Resource Planning
Steve Rossi, City of Phoenix Water Services Department, Phoenix, AZ


1
World Wide High Impact Weather—2008
Location: Room 230 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Impacts of 2008
Chair: Joseph Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/NSSL/SPC

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

  9:15 AM
1.3
Chinese Weather 2008
Bi Baogui, National Meteorological Center, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, , China

  9:30 AM
1.4
Tropical cyclone prediction in the North Indian Ocean: Nargis and Myanmar
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and P. Berlinger and J. Masters


2
Applications of Artificial Intelligence—II
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences
Chair: John K. Williams, NCAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
A Data Mining Approach to Soil Temperature and Moisture Prediction
William Myers, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Linden and G. Wiener

  8:45 AM
2.2
Arctic blizzard prediction by nonlinear statistical downscaling of GFS Reforecast model outputs
Zhen Zeng, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and W. W. Hsieh, W. R. Burrows, and A. Giles

  9:00 AM
2.3
  9:15 AM
2.4
Developing a global atmospheric turbulence decision support system for aviation
John K. Williams, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. D. Sharman and C. J. Kessinger

  9:30 AM
2.5
UAV navigation by expert system for contaminant mapping
George S. Young, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and Y. Kuroki and S. E. Haupt


Joint Session 3
Policy, Social and Economic Dimensions of Water
Location: Room 121A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research; and the 23rd Conference on Hydrology )
Cochairs: Adam Schlosser, MIT; Jessica C. Whitehead, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Water in the 21st century—a reality check
Pamela L. Stephens, NSF, Arlington, VA; and W. Hooke

  8:45 AM
The Impact of Daily Global Climate Datasets on the Modeling of Global and National Food and Water Systems
Kenneth Stzrepek, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. McCluskey, M. Rosegrant, and C. A. Schlosser

  9:00 AM
Exploration of Hydrologic Dynamics during the Colonial Era in the Northeastern United States
Mark B. Green, City College of New York, New York, NY; and C. J. Vorosmarty and A. Schlosser

  9:30 AM
Information flows and policy: climate, cyclones, and adaptive water-resources management at the U.S.-Mexico border
Gregg M. Garfin, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. Scott, R. Varady, M. Wilder, A. Coles, A. J. Ray, N. Pineda-Pablos, and M. Montero


3
Recent Advances in Lightning Technology and Transfer to Operations I
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Martin J. Murphy, Vaisala

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
Recent advances in lightning research
E. Philip Krider, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and K. L. Cummins, M. M. F. Saba, and T. A. Warner

  9:00 AM
3.2
Comparison of High-Speed Video and VHF LMA Data for CG Lightning Flashes
William H. Beasley, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. M. Jordan

 
3.3
VHF-VLF dual band lightning mapping array for hurricane intensification study

  9:30 AM
Real time Processing and Display of Lightning Mapping Array Data
Harald E. Edens, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and W. Rison, S. J. Hunyady, R. J. Thomas, P. R. Krehbiel, and W. P. Winn

  9:45 AM
3.4
World—wide lightning location network: improvements in global detection efficiency and estimated stroke energy
Erin H. Lay, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. J. Rodger, R. H. Holzworth, A. R. Jacobson, D. M. Suszcynsky, J. N. Thomas, and J. B. Brundell


4
Monsoons
Location: Room 129A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Rosana Nieto-Ferreira, East Carolina University

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
Comparisons of Cloud Water Content between CloudSat Estimates and ECMWF Analyses over Asian Monsoon Region and Tibet
Jui-Lin Li, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, C. P. Woods, H. H. Hsu, C. H. Wu, J. Y. Yu, W. W. Tung, Y. C. Wang, A. M. Tompkins, and M. Köhler

  8:45 AM
4.2
On the Predictability of Summer Monsoon Depressions over South Asia
Yi-Chi Wang, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and W. W. Tung

  9:30 AM
4.5
Vertical Cloud Water Structures of the Boreal Summer Intraseasonal Variability Based on CloudSat Observations
Xianan Jiang, JIFRESSE/UCLA and JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, J. L. Li, and C. P. Woods


4
New developments with physics-based forecast models
Location: Room 126B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Sixth Symposium on Space Weather
Chair: Richard Behnke, NSF

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
  8:45 AM
4.2
Development of a physics-based coupled Whole Atmosphere and Ionosphere Plasmasphere Model (WAM-GIP) for ionospheric forecasting
Timothy J. Fuller-Rowell, NOAA / SEC and CIRES / Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. A. Akmaev, F. Wu, N. Maruyama, H. Wang, M. V. Codrescu, M. Iredell, and G. Millward

  9:00 AM
4.3
A TIME-GCM CAM Multi-executable Coupled Model Using ESMF And InterComm
Robert Oehmke, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Wiltberger, A. Sussman, W. Wang, and N. Lo

  9:15 AM
4.4
A Statistical Comparison of Vertical TEC from Three Ionospheric Models
McArthur Jones Jr., University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. Cordescu and J. Gannon


4
University and Professional Educational Outreach in the Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Hydrologic Sciences: Beyond the Conventional Classroom
Location: Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 18th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Diane M. Stanitski, Geocation, LLC; Donna J. Charlevoix, UCAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
Earth system science education through the Earth System Science Education Alliance
Michael R. Witiw, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide, Everett, WA; and E. Close and R. J. Myers

  8:45 AM
4.2
Developing Inquiry-Based Learning Modules for Integration into Introductory Atmospheric Science Courses for Non-Majors
James Tobin, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and R. M. Mosier, C. C. Reed, C. Schumacher, and U. Karadkar

  9:15 AM
4.4
An Overview of the WxChallenge Forecasting Competition and Its Use as an Educational Tool
Bradley G. Illston, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara, M. Voss, and C. C. Weiss

  9:30 AM
4.5
European Meteorological Society and Education in Atmospheric Sciences
Tomas Halenka, Charles Univ., Prague, Czech Republic; and M. Belda


4A
Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather, Surface and Aviation
Location: Room 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration; S. Edward Boselly, Weather Solutions Group

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Making Aviation Safer: Results of the National Aviation Weather Program's 10-Year Goal to Reduce Weather-Related Accidents by 80 Percent
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and M. R. Babcock

  8:45 AM
The NOAA Forecast Process in the NextGen Era
Steve Abelman, NOAA/NWS Office of Science and Technology, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Miner

  9:00 AM
Weather and Radar Processor (WARP) Test and Evaluation
Jeffrey A. Weinrich, A3 Technology Inc., Galloway, NJ

  9:15 AM
Evaluation of the Use of Visibility to Estimate Snowfall Rate Using ASOS data
Roy M. Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. D. Landolt, J. Black, A. W. Tripp, J. Riley, T. Smith, and W. Underwood

  9:30 AM
Testing and Deployment of the Water Vapor Sensing System II
David Helms, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. L. Johnston, G. Sanger, B. Taubvurtzel, R. A. Petersen, A. Homans, and A. Hoff

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4A
Mesoscale Data Assimilation and Impact Experiments—I
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: S. Mark Leidner, AER

Papers:
  8:45 AM
  9:15 AM
Advanced Data Assimilation with a Limited Area Model
Dagmar Merkova, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and I. Szunyogh

  8:30 AM
Naval Research Laboratory mesoscale model adaptive observing during T-PARC/TCS08
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and H. Jin, C. M. Amerault, and C. A. Reynolds


4A
Remote sensing applied to air-sea interaction
Location: Room 128A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Chair: Ralph C. Foster, University of Washington

Papers:
  8:30 AM
  8:45 AM
Interrelationship between surface wind, surface wind stress, and sea surface temperature
Larry W. O'Neill, NRL Monterey, Monterey, CA; and D. Chelton and S. Esbensen

  9:00 AM
Airborne Doppler radar measurement of the sea surface and winds in hurricanes
S.J. Frasier, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and T. Chu, J. McManus, R. Contreras, P. S. Chang, and J. Carswell

  9:30 AM

4B
Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology and Climatology
Location: Room 122BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Lola Olsen, NASA; Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center

Papers:
  8:30 AM
A real-time automated method to determine forecast confidence associated with tornado warnings
John L. Cintineo, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, V. Lakshmanan, and K. L. Ortega

  9:15 AM
Statistical Short-Range Guidance for Peak Wind Speed Forecasts at Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Joe Dreher, ENSCO Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and W. Crawford, R. Lafosse, B. R. Hoeth, and K. L. Burns

  9:30 AM
An icing climatology for the U.S. and southern Canada
Jeffrey M. Freedman, AWS Truewind LLC, Albany, NY


4B
Basin-Scale Forcing of Synoptic Weather Patterns
Location: Room 128B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Chair: Ian Renfrew, University of East Anglia

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Synoptic scale changes in surface heat fluxes due to wind waves
Mark A. Bourassa, COAPS/Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL

  8:45 AM
A general theory for the spatial and transient behavior of the South Pacific Convergence Zone
Matthew J. Widlansky, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; and P. J. Webster

  9:00 AM
Left-hand rule for synoptic eddy and Low-frequency flow Interaction
Jong-Seong Kug, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and F. F. Jin, H. L. Ren, and J. Park

  9:15 AM
Impact of midlatitude oceanic frontal zones on the atmospheric general circulation and its annular variability: Importance of "oceanic baroclinic adjustment"
Hisashi Nakamura, Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; and T. Sampe, A. Goto, B. Taguchi, M. Nonaka, N. Komori, A. Kuwano-Yoshida, W. Ohfuchi, and S. P. Xie

  9:30 AM
On the relationship between the surface and 850mb storm tracks
James Booth, Department of Atmospheric Sciences University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and L. Thompson, K. A. Kelly, J. Patoux, and S. Dickinson

9:00 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Joint Session 6
NPOESS/MetOp Overview and Status
Location: Room 224AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R; and the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Cochairs: Mike Haas, NPOESS; Doug May, Naval Oceanographic Office

Papers:
  9:00 AM
  9:15 AM
National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Program Status
Dan Stockton, Program Executive Office, NPOESS Program, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Nelson and M. Haas

  9:30 AM
Metop-A status and recent achievements
Johannes Schmetz, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and K. D. Klaes, P. Schlüssel, and K. Holmlund

9:15 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Panel Discussion
Question and Answer
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration
Chairs: David J. Pace, FAA; Marilyn Wolfson, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

9:45 AM-10:45 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Poster Session 1
Aviation Weather Warning, Forecast and Decision Support Systems Poster Session
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration

Papers:
 
The 2008 CoSPA* Forecast Demonstration *Collaboration Storm Prediction for Aviation
William J. Dupree, MIT, Lexington, MA; and D. Morse, M. Chan, X. Tao, M. Wolfson, J. O. Pinto, J. K. Williams, D. Albo, S. Dettling, M. Steiner, S. G. Benjamin, and S. S. Weygandt

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
The HRRR – 3-km storm-resolving, radar-initialized, hourly updated forecasts for air traffic management
Stanley G. Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and T. G. Smirnova, S. S. Weygandt, M. Hu, S. R. Sahm, B. D. Jamison, M. M. Wolfson, and J. O. Pinto

 
Testing of GSI-WRF/ARW System for Potential High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Implementation with a Tropical Storm Over Land and Impact of Model Physics
Yi Yang, CAPS, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, A. M. Shao, M. Hu, S. S. Weygandt, and S. Benjamin

 
An enhanced convective forecast (ECF) for the New York TRACON area
James G. Stobie, ENSCO, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and M. M. Wheeler, D. L. Sims, G. J. Jedlovec, and R. Gillen

http://dist2.extremeforecasting.com/weather/tracon/main.jsp

Poster PDF (719.5 kB)
 
Comparison of Pilot Deviations Around Stratiform vs. Convective Weather Regions
Yi-Hsin Lin, MIT, Lexington, MA; and M. Matthews, R. DeLaura, and M. Wolfson

 
Development of a thunderstorm nowcasting system in support of Air Traffic Management
Peter P.W. Li, Hong Kong Observatory, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Poster PDF (1021.2 kB)
 
Short-range and storm-scale ensemble forecast guidance and its potential applications in air traffic decision support
David R. Bright, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Kansas City, MO; and J. Huhn, S. J. Weiss, J. J. Levit, J. S. Kain, R. S. Schneider, M. C. Coniglio, M. Duquette, and M. Xue

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
Use of new prototype products from the Canadian Air Navigation System: the dispatch perspective
Martin Kothbauer, Air Canada Jazz Dispatch, Enfield, NS, Canada; and B. Larochelle, R. Honch, and S. Laroche

 
Prototyping new products for the Canadian Air Navigation System : TafPlus and VCMAC
Mr. Rob Honch, EC, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and S. Laroche, B. Larochelle, and M. Kothbauer

 
Site Specific Terminal Forecast Amendment Criteria (SSTAC)
Bradford L. Sipperley Sr., NOAA/NWS, Fairbanks, AK; and J. D. Fairbanks Weather Forecast Office

 
IC4D - A new tool for producing Four Dimensional Aviation Forecasts
Eugene Petrescu, NOAA/NWS/AAWU, Anchorage, AK; and T. Hall

 
P1.12
NextGen for the near-term, “NowGen”

 
Overview of NextGen Weather Functional and Performance Requirements at end-state
John A. May, AvMet Applications International, Inc., Reston, VA; and C. G. Souders, F. Foss, R. Klein, P. Jackson, M. Carver, P. Schuster, J. Justiniano, S. Spincic, and J. Mechanic

 
Building a 4-D Weather Data Cube for 2013 IOC
Cecilia Miner, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Abelman and J. G. Stobie

Poster PDF (160.3 kB)
 
Meteorological support of the Weather Systems Processor (WSP) operation
Ilana Steinhorn, Weather Processors and Sensors Branch, MMAC, FAA, Oklahoma City, OK

Poster PDF (170.6 kB)
 
A tactical decision aid to limit the impacts of thunderstorms on climb and descent traffic at the Orlando International Airport
Matthew Volkmer, NOAA/NWS/Weather Forecast Office, Melbourne, FL; and S. Spratt, C. Baxter, D. Sharp, R. Mobbs, M. Rosencrans, J. Peters, C. Abelman, and P. Witsaman

Poster PDF (814.1 kB)
 
Terminal Aerodrome Forecast-based Tactical Decision Aid
Eric Avila, NOAA/NWS, Houston, TX

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/zhu/www/tda.php

Poster PDF (593.8 kB)
 
Innovative radar products for the 3D, high-resolution and real-time monitoring of the convective activity in the airspace around airports
Pierre Tabary, Météo France, Trappes, France; and O. Bousquet, S. Sénési, and P. Josse

 
An Empirical Model for Aerodrome Wind Forecasting during the Passage of Tropical Cyclones
Tak Chuen Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong; and P. Cheung and C. C. Lam

Poster PDF (878.9 kB)
 
Visibility Forecasting For Warm and Cold Fog Conditions Observed During FRAM Field Projects
Ismail Gultepe, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. Minnis, J. Milbrandt, S. G. Cober, G. Isaac, C. Flynn, L. Nguyen, and B. Hansen

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Doppler SoDAR systems in the airport environment
Kenneth H. Underwood, Atmospheric Systems Corporation, Santa Clarita, CA

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Joint Poster Session 1
Measurements in the Urban Environment
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Boundary Layers and Turbulence Committee; and the Special Symposium on Measurements in the Urban Environment and Observations )
Cochairs: Petra M. Klein, Univ. of Oklahoma; C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
 
Ecosystem respiration of suburban lawns and its response to varying management and irrigation regimes
Kate Liss, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and B. Crawford, A. Christen, C. Siemens, and R. S. Jassal

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Observations of carbon dioxide concentrations in the greater Vancouver region
Ben Crawford, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and A. Christen

 
Spectral characteristics of turbulence from rooftop meteorological stations in Washington, DC
Christoph A. Vogel, NOAA/ARL/ATDD, Oak Ridge, TN; and W. R. Pendergrass

Poster PDF (631.0 kB)
 
Spatial structure and scale feature of the atmospheric pollution source impact of city agglomeration
Xiangde Xu Sr., Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China; and Z. Meng Jr., G. Ding Sr., X. Zhou Sr., and X. Shi Jr.

 
2008 roadway sound barrier atmospheric tracer study
Kirk L. Clawson, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and R. Eckman, T. Pierce, R. Carter, D. Finn, S. Perry, and V. Isakov

 
Observing the urban mesoscale envronment: The Citizen Weather Observing Program
Gerald J. Creager, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. B. Chadwick, D. Helms, P. A. Miller, M. F. Barth, P. Gladstone, and S. S. Dimse

 
Design and deployment of traffic signal stations within the Oklahoma City Micronet
Bradley G. Illston, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and P. Browder, K. Kesler, and J. B. Basara

http://okc.mesonet.org

Poster PDF (100.6 kB)
 
Improvement of Aerosol Retrieval and Resolution using a refined Surface Albedo Model based on Simultaneous MODIS and Sunphotometer Measurements
Min Min Oo, Optical remote Sensing Lab City College of New York, New York, NY; and M. Jerg, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
The Characteristics Study on the Precipitable Water Vapor measured by the Ground-Based 12 –Channel Microwave Radiometer in Beijing
Hongyan Liu, Institute of Urban Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China

 
Temperature correction algorithm for Geonor weighing gauge with three transducers
Harry H. Lamb, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and B. Persaud and H. Mouradian

Poster PDF (143.4 kB)

Poster Session 1
New and Future Sensor Applications and Systems
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

Papers:
 
P1.1
An overview of the future GOES-R series data and products to be archived at the NCDC

 
Prospects for high-latitude precipitation estimation with A-Train satellites
Eric J. Nelkin, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and G. J. Huffman, R. F. Adler, and D. T. Bolvin

 
The next decade of Earth radiation budget measurement
G. Louis Smith, National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA; and K. J. Priestley and B. A. Wielicki

Poster PDF (348.8 kB)
 
Simulation of the monochromatic radiative signature of Asian dust over the infrared region
Hyo-Jin Han, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and B. J. Sohn, A. Huang, and E. Weisz

Poster PDF (423.4 kB)
 
Rainfall measurement with space-borne X-band synthetic aperture radars: A new opportunity
James A. Weinman, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and F. S. Marzano, W. J. Plant, Z. S. Haddad, S. L. Durden, and A. Mugnai

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)

Joint Poster Session 2
GOES-R
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R )
Cochairs: James Gurka, NESDIS GOES-R Program Office; Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA; Frank Hinnant, NPOESS/IPO; Jane Whitcomb, NPOESS Integrated Program Office

Papers:
 
Synthetic satellite datasets for GOES-R ABI bands
Renate Brummer, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Sengupta, L. Grasso, D. W. Hillger, D. T. Lindsey, R. DeMaria, and M. DeMaria

 
GOES-R ABI product development
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS, Fort Collins, CO CO; and M. DeMaria and R. Brummer

Poster PDF (193.4 kB)
 
An overview of the future GOES-R series data and products to be archived at the NOAA data centers
Philip Jones, STG, Inc., Asheville, NC; and D. Saunders and K. Knapp

 
Development of Land Products for GOES-R Satellite Mission
Yunyue Yu, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and D. Tarpley and M. D. Goldberg

 
The UW/CIMSS global land surface infrared emissivity database for GOES-R ABI simulation studies
Eva Borbas, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. O. Knuteson, S. W. Seemann, L. Moy, T. Greenwald, D. Tobin, and H. L. Huang

 
GOES-R/ABI for vegetation health monitoring
Felix Kogan, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Guo and Y. Tian

 
JP2.7
Simulated GOES-R vegetation health product system

 
Synthetic GOES-R imagery of fires at 3.9 µm
Louie Grasso, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Sengupta, R. Brummer, R. DeMaria, and D. W. Hillger

 
Improving fire detection: Current GOES to GOES-R
Manajit Sengupta, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and L. Grasso, R. Brummer, and D. W. Hillger

Poster PDF (166.4 kB)
 
Retrieving Upper and Lower Cloud Layer Properties Using the GOES-12 Imagery Data: Addressing Problems in Satellite Retrievals of Cloud Layers
Fu-Lung Chang, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, B. Lin, R. Palikonda, and D. A. Spangenberg

 
Comparison of the GOES-R cloud Algorithm Working Group's daytime cloud optical property products to those from MODIS, AVHRR and VIIRS
William Straka III, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Walther and A. K. Heidinger

 
An analysis of the seasonal and diurnal variation of total precipitable water (TPW) from satellite and ground-based instruments over the ARM-SGP site
Sarah Bedka, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Cychosz, M. Evansen, R. Knuteson, H. E. Revercomb, D. Tobin, and D. D. Turner

Poster PDF (287.8 kB)
 
Status update from the GOES-R Hydrology Algorithm Team
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA / NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

 
Prototyping SST Retrievals from GOES-R ABI with MSG SEVIRI data
Nikolay Shabanov, NOAA/NESDIS, IMSG Inc, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Ignatov, B. Petrenko, Y. Kihai, X. Liang, W. Guo, F. Xu, P. Dash, M. Goldberg, and J. Sapper

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Sea and lake ice characteristics from GOES-R ABI
Xuanji Wang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and Y. Liu and J. Key

 
An automated approach for determining sea ice concentration for the future GOES-R ABI sensor
Marouane Temimi, NOAA-CREST, New York, NY; and H. Ghedira, R. Khanbilvardi, and P. Romanov

 
Snow cover mapping technique for GOES-R ABI
Peter Romanov, NOAA-CREST, New York, NY; and C. Kongoli

 
Implementation of the GOES-R AWG product processing system framework
Walter Wolf, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and L. Zhou, P. Keehn, Q. Guo, S. Sampson, S. Qiu, and M. Goldberg

 
Quality Assessment of the GOES-R AWG Level 2 Product Processing System
Lihang Zhou, Perot System, Fairfax, VA; and W. Wolf, Q. Shuang, W. Wang, P. Keehn, Q. Guo, S. Sampson, and M. D. Goldberg

 
GeoSTAR—A “Geostationary AMSU”
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Gaier and L. Herrell

 
Mesoscale sounding capabilities with GOES-R and beyond
William Smith Sr., Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA; and H. Revercomb and J. Tian

 
Evaluation of GOES-R and NPOESS instrument in Joint OSSEs
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, JCSDA, Greenbelt, MD; and F. Weng, M. Masutani, T. Zhu, H. Sun, C. M. Hill, V. Anantharaj, P. J. Fitzpatrick, R. M. Errico, S. J. Lord, Y. Han, J. Woollen, D. Groff, and T. J. Kleespies


Poster Session 2
Lightning Applications and Studies in the Atmospheric Sciences
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Eric C. Bruning, University of Maryland

Papers:
 
Comparison of charge structures in storms dominated by positive and negative ground flashes
Eric C. Bruning, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, R. J. Blakeslee, S. Goodman, W. D. Rust, and D. R. MacGorman

 
Performance of a statistical framework for analyzing large lightning and radar datasets
Amanda R. S. Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Lang and S. A. Rutledge

Poster PDF (610.4 kB)
 
Further progress on a framework for the statistical analysis of large radar and lightning datasets
Timothy J. Lang, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Rutledge

Poster PDF (79.3 kB)
 
Does the altitude of the charge source region influence stroke multiplicity?
Candace L. Cyrek, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and K. C. Wiens

 
Microphysics complexity effects on storm evolution and electrification
Blake J. Allen, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS; and E. R. Mansell

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
Lightning and anthropogenic NOx sources over the U.S. and the western North Atlantic Ocean: Impact on OLR from space-borne observations
Yunsoo Choi, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Kim, A. Eldering, G. Osterman, Y. Yung, and K. N. Liou

 
WRF-Chem Evaluation of Ozone Transport and Production by Lightning and Convection over Western and Central Africa
Jonathan W. Smith, Howard University, Washington, DC; and G. S. Jenkins and M. C. Barth

 
Assimilation of lightning data using cloud analysis within the Rapid Refresh
Ming Hu, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. S. Weygandt, S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, S. E. Peckham, and T. G. Smirnova

 
P2.10
Climate and Lightning: An updated TRMM-LIS Analysis

 
Using TRMM for thunderstom cell identification and lightning climatology
Anita LeRoy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and D. J. Cecil

 
Tropical frequency and distribution of lightning based on 10 years of observations from space by the Lightning Image Sensor (LIS)
Rachel I. Albrecht, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. Goodman, D. E. Buechler, and T. Chronis

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)
 
Total Lightning Activity within Extreme Weather Events Observed by the TRMM LIS and OTD
Lawrence D. Carey, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and H. J. Christian Jr.

 
A Multi-platform Study of the Environment of Prolific Lightning Producing Storms in South Eastern South America
Mariana Scott, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and D. J. Cecil


Joint Poster Session 2
Observations/Studies of High—Impact Weather in Urban Regions
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research; the Symposium on Urban High Impact Weather; the Special Symposium on Measurements in the Urban Environment and Observations; the Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes; the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; the 23rd Conference on Hydrology; and the Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data )
Cochairs: Pavlos Kollias, McGill University; Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc.

Papers:
 
Observations of fronts from the Helsinki Testbed mesoscale observing network
David M. Schultz, Universities of Helsinki and Manchester/Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and M. Leskinen

 
Development and Implementation of Multi-Scale Urban Test Beds
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and W. D. Bach Jr. and W. R. Pendergrass

 
Diagnostic studies of extreme temperature events using modern reanalysis datasets
Robert X. Black, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and B. Miller and J. C. Furtado

 
The importance of elevated mixed layers in urban heat eave events east of the Rockies
Thomas J. Galarneau Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Cordeira and L. F. Bosart

 
Analysis of air transport patterns bringing dust storms to El Paso, Texas
Nancy Ivette Rivera Rivera, Univ. of Texas, El Paso, TX; and K. A. Gebhart, T. E. Gill, J. L. Hand, D. J. Novlan, and R. M. Fitzgerald

Poster PDF (601.0 kB)
 
Analysis of extreme rainfall events near Austin, TX and Coffeyville, KS, during summer 2007
Kevin H. Goebbert, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and N. Snook, C. M. Shafer, and A. D. Schenkman

 
Development of a detailed database of flash flood observations
Jessica Marie Erlingis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, T. Smith, and K. L. Ortega

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
 
The Phoenix Rainfall Index (PRI)
Paul M. Iñiguez, NOAA/NWS, Tempe, AZ

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
 
An evaluation of brightness temperatures simulated by various WRF-ARW microphysical algorithms for an atmospheric river event affecting the California coast
Isidora Jankov, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and M. Sengupta, L. Grasso, D. Coleman, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, L. Daniel, and R. Brummer

 
Southwest Florida warm season tornado development
Jennifer M. Collins, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and C. H. Paxton, D. G. Noah, and A. N. Williams

Poster PDF (737.9 kB)

Poster Session 3
Global dynamics and prediction - posters
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change

Papers:
 
Comparisons of Satellites Liquid Water Estimates with ECMWF and GMAO Analyses, 20th Century IPCC AR4 Climate Simulations, and GCM Simulations
Jui-Lin Li, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, C. P. Woods, J. Teixeira, J. Bacmeister, J. D. Chern, B. W. Shen, and A. M. Tompkins

 
Progress in Reconstructing 20th Century Oceanic Precipitation
Phillip A. Arkin, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and T. M. Smith and M. R. P. Sapiano

 
Additive effect of two solar forcing mechanisms and influences on tropical Pacific climate
Gerald A. Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Arblaster, F. Sassi, and K. Matthes

 
P3.6 has been moved. New paper 7A.4A

 
Global shortwave aerosol radiative effect over land from Terra and Aqua
Thomas A. Jones, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. A. Christopher

 
Modeling the ability of the atmosphere to regain an equilibrium state following carbon dioxide-induced forcing
Brittany L. Perrin, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and G. L. Limpert and A. R. Lupo

 
P3.9 has been moved. New paper 3.3A

 
Eastern Australian Dust Storm Variability: Result of Multidecadal Pacific Climate System Forcing with Climate Change Implications
Peter J. Lamb, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma; and L. M. Leslie, R. P. Timmer, and M. S. Speer

 
P3.11
Global and seasonal assessment climate/ vegetation biophysical process (VBP) interactions

 
Diurnal cycle of surface radiation budget and regional climate
Pamela E. Mlynczak, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and P. W. Stackhouse Jr.

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
Seasonal prediction with CCSM3.0: general skill assessment and impact of land surface initialization
James L. Kinter III, COLA, Calverton, MD; and D. Paolino, D. M. Straus, B. P. Kirtman, and D. Min

 
Large scale variability in the Arctic cloud and radiative climatology
Neil Barton, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and D. E. Veron

 
Ensuring Consistency Between NWS National and Local 3 Month Temperature Outlooks
Marina M. Timofeyeva, UCAR, Boulder, CO and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and A. Hollingshead and D. A. Unger

 
SCALE AND STABILITY ANALYSIS OF SELECTED ATMOSPHERIC BLOCKING EVENTS
Athar Hussain, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo


Joint Poster Session 3
Npoess
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R; and the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Cochairs: Frank Hinnant, Eagle Consulting, LLC; Jane Whitcomb, NPOESS Integrated Program Office

Papers:
 
NPOESS spacecraft and sensor performance
Derrick Day, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA

 
NPOESS Command, Control, and Communications Segment (C3S)
Paul B. Koster, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO

 
NPOESS' Key to Low Data Latency: SafetyNetTM
David G. Lubar, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and G. Cook and M. L. Jamilkowski

 
NPOESS Benefits McMurdo Station, Antarctica Science Community
Joseph Paciaroni, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO

 
NPOESS Field Terminal Segment
Joseph Bradley, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Omaha, NE

 
NPOESS Interface Data Processing Segment Architecture
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO

 
NPOESS Interface Data Processing Segment (IDPS) Hardware
William J. Sullivan, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and C. R. Bergeron and D. A. Hargrave

 
NPOESS Environmental Data Record (EDR) Production
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and R. Hughes

 
Accessing and Using NPOESS Data Products
Daniel Cornell, Raytheon Company, Omaha, NE

 
JP3.11
Status and activities of the NPOESS Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) in preparation for delivery to the NPP spacecraft

 
VIIRS Sensor and EDR Performance Summary and Comparisons to Heritage
David Lewis, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and C. Snodgrass, J. McCarthy, D. Shannon, N. Andreas, M. Mussetto, K. D. Grant, P. Smit, and B. Guenther

 
VIIRS Gridding and Granulation Algorithms for NPOESS
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
VIIRS sensor radiometric performance overview
David Lewis, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and S. Mills, J. McCarthy, M. S. Chou, J. Diehl, G. Grimm, R. Patel, and J. Jaron

 
Early performance predictions of Cloud Environmental Data Records for the NPOESS Preparatory Project VIIRS sensor
Heather Kilcoyne, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Lanham, MD; and B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and B. Reed

 
Early performance predictions of Imagery, Cloud Mask, and Fire Mask data products for the NPOESS Preparatory Project VIIRS sensor
Heather Kilcoyne, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Lanham, MD; and B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and B. Reed

 
A geometry-based approach to identifying cloud shadows in the VIIRS cloud mask algorithm for NPOESS
Keith D. Hutchison, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA CA; and R. Mahoney, E. Vermote, T. J. Kopp, J. M. Jackson, B. Iisager, and A. Sei

Poster PDF (691.9 kB)
 
JP3.18
Assessment of the NPOESS/VIIRS Nighttime Infrared Cloud Optical Properties Algorithms

 
JP3.19
Solar channel calibration using deep convective clouds

 
Early performance predictions of Aerosol Environmental Data Records for the NPOESS Preparatory Project VIIRS sensor
Heather Kilcoyne, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Lanham, MD; and B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and B. Reed

 
Predicted performance of NPOESS aerosol products
John M. Jackson, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and E. Vermote and C. F. Quist

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
 
Early performance predictions of Ocean Environmental Data Records for the NPOESS Preparatory Project VIIRS sensor
Bonnie Reed, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and H. Kilcoyne

 
Pre-launch performance assessment of the VIIRS ocean color/chlorophyll algorithm
Justin Ip, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss and C. Mobley

Poster PDF (1005.2 kB)
 
Pre-launch performance assessment of the VIIRS ice surface temperature algorithm
Justin Ip, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
Early performance predictions of Land Environmental Data Records for the NPOESS Preparatory Project VIIRS sensor
Bonnie Reed, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and H. Kilcoyne

 
VIIRS Land Surface Reflectance Algorithm for NPOESS
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and E. Vermote

 
Daily Albedo and Reflectance Anisotropy Products
Crystal B. Schaaf, Center for Remote Sensing, Boston University, Boston, MA; and M. Román, Q. Zhang, Y. Shuai, A. Strahler, D. Roy, G. Anderson, and J. L. Privette

 
Performance of the as-delivered NPP CrIS sensor
Richard Slonaker, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and F. Sabet-Peyman, P. Moffa, D. Gu, T. Christensen, and R. Glumb

 
Early performance predictions of Cross-track Infrared Sounder/Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (CrIMSS) Environmental Data Records for the NPOESS Preparatory Project
Bonnie Reed, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and G. A. Bingham, B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and H. Kilcoyne

 
CrIMSS Retrieval Algorithm Testing with Proxy Data
Degui Gu, Northrop-Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA; and X. L. Ma

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
OMPS—The next generation sensor suite for global Ozone monitoring
Scott C. Asbury, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, CO; and S. Cass, L. Farwell, K. Eastman, Q. Remund, and J. Rodriguez

 
Early performance predictions of Ozone Environmental Data Records for the NPOESS Preparatory Project OMPS sensor
Heather Kilcoyne, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Lanham, MD; and M. Caponi, B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and B. Reed

 
OMPS SDR Algorithm Improvements and Verification
Degui Gu, Northrop-Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA; and K. Jordan and M. Novicki

Poster PDF (2.9 MB)
 
OMPS sensor performance and algorithm description
Scott Farrow, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and D. Gu, T. Christensen, D. Fields, and Q. Remund

 
The OMPS Limb Profiler instrument: Data analysis and retrieval algorithm
Didier F. Rault, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and R. Loughman

 
Status of the CERES Instruments for NPP and NPOESS
Stan Schneider, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and A. Webb

 
WindSat Polarimetric Microwave Radiometer: Advanced Sensor Products and Risk Reduction for NPOESS MIS
Michael H. Bettenhausen, NRL, Washington, DC; and I. S. Adams, L. Li, and P. W. Gaiser

 
Contributions of the NPOESS Microwave Imager/Sounder (MIS) Sensor to data continuity for operations
David Kunkee, The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, CA; and C. Brann and R. Hamilton

 
Algorithm development program for NPOESS Space Weather products
William F. Denig, NOAA/NESDIS, Boulder, CO; and V. Grano and J. Manley

 
NPP Cal/Val program and data product mission integration
Heather Kilcoyne, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Lanham, MD; and B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, G. Mineart, K. St. Germain, and B. Reed

 
GRAVITE—central technical support infrastructure for the IPO NPP Calibration and Validation program
Joseph Zajic, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and V. Gonzalez

 
EVEREST: An Integrated Weather Products Testbed for Environmental Remote Sensing Satellite Systems
Merit Shoucri, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)
 
McIDAS-V applications: multi- and hyper-spectral analysis and visualization
Thomas D. Rink, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

 
NexSat: Reaching out to the weather satellite community
Arunas P. Kuciauskas, NRL, Monterey, CA; and T. F. Lee, S. D. Miller, F. J. Turk, K. Richardson, J. E. Kent, and J. Hawkins

 
Interactive 4D Visualization and Analysis
Michael C. Lampel, Raytheon Company, Pasadena, CA; and K. Yau, I. Strickland, and P. Li

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)

Poster Session 3
POSTERS: Large-Scale Studies
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction

Papers:
 
P3.3 has been moved. New paper number 10.1A

 
The memory of tropical cyclones in climate
Robert E. Hart, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and R. N. Maue

 
Low-frequency oscilllations in the atmosphere induced by a mid-latitude SST front
Michael Ghil, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

Poster PDF (703.9 kB)
 
Estimates of global oceanic meridional heat transports using surface energy balance method
Masahisa Kubota, Tokai University, Shizuoka, Japan; and E. Yagi, E. Yokotagawa, A. Kimura, Y. Tsuchiya, and T. Sasaki

 
Weakness of the air-sea thermal coupling during Indian Ocean Dipole mode in the 1990s
Masanori Konda, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; and H. Kobayashi, T. Mochizuki, and M. Nagura

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)
 
Potential contributions of Tropical Instability Waves in change of eastern equatorial Pacific's climate
Balachandrudu Narapusetty, George Mason University, Calverton, MD; and B. P. Kirtman


Joint Poster Session 4
Satellite Education
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R )
Cochairs: Thomas F. Lee, NRL; Volker Karl Gaertner, EUMETSAT

Papers:
 
Satellite Observations in Science Education
Tommy Jasmin, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman

 
Satellite Meteorology Education Resources: New Modules, Initiatives, and the Environmental Satellite Resource Center (ESRC) Web Site
Patrick Dills, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and W. Schreiber-Abshire, M. Weingroff, P. Parrish, and B. Guarente

 
GOES-R Proving Ground Plans for a Weather Event Simulator
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Madison, WI; and J. Sieglaff, K. Bah, J. Gerth, G. S. Wade, and J. Gurka

 
International satellite training activities
Bernadette H. Connell, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and M. Davison, A. Mostek, V. Castro, and T. Whittaker


Poster Session 4
Tropical cyclones and monsoons - posters
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change

Papers:
 
P4.1
Decadal Change in the Relationship between East Asian-Western North Pacific Summer Monsoon System and ENSO in the Mid-1990s

 
Effects of duyrnal cycles on the simulated precipitation associated with Asian summer monsoon circulation
Song You Hong, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea; and M. Kanamitsu and J. E. Kim

 
Structure and evolution of the North American monsoon in Arizona: observational and modeling study
Dorothea Ivanova, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ; and C. N. James and P. Grey

 
P4.5
The Precipitation Climatology for the Eyewalls of North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones at Landfall

 
The impact of tropical cyclone size on North Atlantic ACE and PDI
Angela M. Fritz, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and J. I. Belanger and J. A. Curry

 
Assessing tropical cyclone contribution to annual global rainfall
Christopher L. Williams, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. D. Marks Jr.

 
Modeling hurricane hazard in the United States using regression trees
Roshanak Nateghi, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and S. M. Quiring and S. D. Guikema


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (See poster listing in Monday's program)
Location: Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)

11:00 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


2
Air Pollution
Location: Room 122A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications
Chair: C. Russell Philbrick, Penn. State University
CoChair: George Georgoussis, Raymetrics S.A.

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
Combined Lidar and Radar Observations of Smoke Plumes from Prescribed Burns
P.S. Tsai, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and S. J. Frasier, S. Goodrick, G. L. Achtemeier, and M. T. Odman

  11:15 AM
2.2
Dual-Doppler lidar observations over Washington DC
Rob K. Newsom, PNNL, Richland, WA; and D. Ligon and D. Garvey

Poster PDF (2.5 MB)

2
Weather and Short-Term Decision Making in Water Resource Operations—II
Location: Room 231B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Users Forum on Weather and Climate Impacts
Chair: Jack Henz, HDR, Inc.

Papers:

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


1
Environmental History
Location: Room 223 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential History Symposium
Chairs: Kristine C. Harper, Florida State University; Sepideh Yalda, Millersville Univ.

Papers:

Joint Panel Discussion 1
Water in the West
Location: Room 121A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research; and the 23rd Conference on Hydrology )
Moderator: Patricia Gober, Arizona State University
Panelists: Kathy Jacobs, U.S. Global Change Research Program; Jeanine Jones, California Department of Water Resources; Bradley H. Udall, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado


2
High Impact Marine Events
Location: Room 230 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Impacts of 2008
Chair: Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/NWS/TPC/NHC

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
Rip Currents: An Underrated Hazard
Steven R. Pfaff, NOAA/NWS, Wilmington, NC

  11:15 AM
2.2
Weather Impacts: The Aleutian Low
Aimee Devaris, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:30 AM
2.3
  11:45 AM
2.4
Dead Zones Grow With More Precipitation, Animals and Fuel Demand
Robert E. Magnien, NOAA/Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research, Silver Spring, MD


2
Impact of aerosols on convection and weather
Location: Room 131B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Special Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions
Chair: Renyi Zhang, Texas A&M University

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
(Invited Speaker) The Impact of Asian Pollution on Pacific Storm Track
Renyi Zhang, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and G. Li, Y. Wang, and Y. Diao

  11:30 AM
2.2
The impacts of aerosol indirect forcing on tropical convection
Susan C. van den Heever, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO


2
Integrating Weather with ATM-I
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration
Chairs: David J. Pace, FAA; Marilyn Wolfson, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
The 4-D Weather Data Cube: Roadmap to 2022
Jason Tuell, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and T. E. Ryan and B. Lambert

  11:15 AM
2.2
Comparing Convective Weather Avoidance Models and Aircraft-Based Data
Rich DeLaura, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and B. Crowe, R. Ferris, W. Chan --Pending, and J. F. Love

  11:30 AM
2.3
Toward using NWP model ensemble data for strategic planning of the national airspace
James O. Pinto, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Steiner, R. E. Bateman, C. L. Phillips, S. S. Weygandt, and S. G. Benjamin


2
Urban Energy and Water Balances
Location: Room 124B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: David J. Sailor, Portland State Univ.

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
Climate and urban form effects on the water and energy budgets in a residential area of Salt Lake City, Utah
Steven Burian, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. Pardyjak, I. Jeyachandran, N. Augustus, P. Ramamurthy, C. Forster, and B. Skousen

  11:15 AM
2.2
  11:30 AM
2.3
The evolution of urban heat island and water demand
Christopher A. Scott, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and E. Halper, S. Yool, and A. Comrie

  11:45 AM
2.4
Variability of the surface energy balance in and around Oklahoma City
Kodi L. Nemunaitis-Monroe, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara


Joint Session 4
Advances in Atmospheric Reanalysis—II
Location: Room 127BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 23rd Conference on Hydrology; and the 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Chair: Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/GMAO

Papers:
  11:00 AM
The interrelationships among water and energy parameters in reanalyses
Junye Chen, Univ. of Maryland/ESSIC & NASA/GSFC/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD; and M. G. Bosilovich

  11:15 AM
  11:30 AM
The Multi-Source Analysis of Precipitation (MSAP)
Phillip A. Arkin, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and M. R. P. Sapiano and T. M. Smith

  11:45 AM
The Twentieth Century reanalysis project
Gilbert P. Compo, Univ. of Colorado/CIRES/Climate Diagnostics Center and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and J. Whitaker and P. D. Sardeshmukh


4
Recent Advances in Lightning Technology and Transfer to Operations II
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Walter A. Petersen, University of Alabama

Papers:
  11:00 AM
4.1
Overview of the operation and performance of the U.S. National Lightning Detection Network
Martin J. Murphy, Vaisala Inc., Tucson, AZ; and N. W. S. Demetriades, R. L. Holle, and K. L. Cummins

  11:30 AM
4.2

5
Advances in Tsunami Research with Application to Forecasts and Warnings for Coastal Regions
Location: Room 126A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes
Chair: Eddie N. Bernard, NOAA/PMEL/TIME

Papers:
  11:00 AM
5.1
A Starting Point for a New Generation of Tsunami Scientists
Eddie N. Bernard, NOAA/PMEL/TIME, Seattle, WA; and A. Robinson

  11:15 AM
5.2
NOAA/NWS Tsunameter Operations Supporting Real-time Tsunami Warnings and Tsunami Research
Paul Moersdorf, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS; and R. H. Bouchard

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov

  11:30 AM
5.3
Progress in tsunami forecasting
Vasily V. Titov, NOAA, Seattle, WA

  11:45 AM
5.4
Generation of non-earthquake tsunamis
Galen Gisler, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway


5
Community Modeling and Data Assimilation
Location: Room 126B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Sixth Symposium on Space Weather
Chair: Timothy J. Fuller-Rowell, NOAA / SEC and CIRES / Univ. of Colorado

Papers:
  11:00 AM
5.1
  11:30 AM
5.3
The Challenges of Validating Global Assimilative Models of the Ionosphere
L. F. McNamara, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; and G. J. Bishop, D. D. Decker, C. R. Baker, and J. A. Welsh

  11:45 AM
5.4
Ionosphere Data Assimilation Models for Specifications and Forecasts
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. Scherliess, J. J. Sojka, D. C. Thompson, and L. Zhu


5
Monsoons - II
Location: Room 129A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Rosana Nieto-Ferreira, East Carolina University

Papers:
  11:00 AM
5.1
  11:15 AM
5.2
Mechanisms for temporal and spatial variations of South America Monsoon Onset gleaned from TRMM observations of convective structure
Thomas M. Rickenbach, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and R. Nieto-Ferreira, S. W. Nesbitt, and D. Herdies

  11:30 AM
5.3
Radar observations of convective system variability and interaction with African easterly waves in the West African Sahel region
Rosana Nieto-Ferreira, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and T. M. Rickenbach, N. Guy, and E. R. Williams

  11:45 AM
5.4
Mechanisms of increasing North Indian Ocean and the Indian subcontinent precipitation after major El Nino events
Hyo Seok Park, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA; and J. C. H. Chiang, B. R. Lintner, and G. J. Zhang


5
University and Professional Educational Outreach in the Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Hydrologic Sciences: Strategies for Improving Diversity and Outreach
Location: Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 18th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Donna J. Charlevoix, UCAR; Diane M. Stanitski, Geocation, LLC

Papers:
  11:30 AM
5.3
ERAU McNair Scholars Program, students' learning, and their future career in meteorology
Dorothea Ivanova, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ; and K. E. Parsons

  11:45 AM
5.4
COMET® Education and Traiing: Embarking on New Horizons
Gregory Byrd, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and W. Abshire and T. Spangler


5A
Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather, Surface and Aviation II
Location: Room 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Paul Pisano, Federal Highway Administration; S. Edward Boselly, Weather Solutions Group

Papers:
  11:00 AM
An Update on FHWA Road Weather Management Initiatives
Paul A. Pisano, USDOT/Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC; and A. D. Stern and P. J. Kennedy

  11:15 AM
The Clarus Regional Demonstration
Andrew D. Stern, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and P. A. Pisano, P. J. Kennedy, and B. B. McKeever, P.E.

  11:30 AM
Status update of the transition from research to operations of the Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS)
David Helms, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. A. Miller, M. F. Barth, A. C. Darling, F. Kelly, and S. Koch

 
5A.4
Mitigation of weather-related non-recurring congestion impacts on Utah's highways:developing and tracking performance measure algorithms


5A
Mesoscale Data Assimilation and Impact Experiments—II
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: John Horel, University of Utah

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Impact of Lake Okeechobee Sea Surface Temperatures on Numerical Predictions of Summertime Convective Systems over South Florida
Michael Splitt, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and J. L. Case, K. K. Fuell, P. Santos, S. M. Lazarus, and G. J. Jedlovec

  11:15 AM
Examining the Impacts of High-Resolution Land and Ocean Surface Initialization on Local Model Predictions of Convection in the Southeastern U.S
Jonathan L. Case, ENSCO, Inc., Huntsville, AL; and S. V. Kumar, P. Santos, J. M. Medlin, and G. J. Jedlovec

  11:30 AM
High Temporal and Spatial Resolution 2D Wind Analysis of CASA and WSR-88D Radar Data using the ARPS 3DVAR
Jidong Gao, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. A. Brotzge, Y. Wang, K. W. Thomas, K. Brewster, M. Xue, V. Chandrasekar, Y. Wang, B. D. Phillips, and M. Zink

  11:45 AM
Impact of Assimilating Multiple-radar Data through the GSI System on Numerical Prediction of Tropical Storm Erin (2007)
A.M. Shao, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, Y. Yang, M. Hu, S. S. Weygandt, and S. G. Benjamin

http://twister.ou.edu/papers/Shao_AMS2009.pdf


5B
Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology and Climatology II
Location: Room 122BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Lola Olsen, NASA; Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center

Papers:
  11:00 AM
CO-OPS expands meteorological sensor network and quality control
Kathleen Elizabeth Egan, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and R. W. Bourgerie

Poster PDF (213.2 kB)
  11:15 AM
Pseudo Volume-filling Sampling (PVS) via Bouyancy Control in Hurricane and Ocean Systems
Robert Krohn, University of California - San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and D. Zhang and T. Bewley

  11:30 AM
  11:45 AM
TIGGE Archive Access at NCAR
Steven J. Worley, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Schuster, D. Stepaniak, and H. Wilcox


5B
Ocean Observations for Data Assimilation and Climate—II
Location: Room 131C (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Bill Proenza, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  11:15 AM
Assimilation of nearshore winds into a high-resolution atmosphere/wave modeling system
Natalie Lamberton, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and S. Lazarus, M. Splitt, S. Chiao, G. Zarillo, P. Santos, and D. Sharp

  11:45 AM
Ocean-surface wind impacts in regional and global models
S. Mark Leidner, AER, Norman, OK; and J. Ardizzone, J. C. Jusem, E. Brin, and R. Atlas


Joint Session 6
Hydrology and AI: Status and Applications–I
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; and the 23rd Conference on Hydrology )
Chairs: Philippe Tissot, Texas A&M Univ.; Bart Nijssen, University of Arizona

Papers:
  11:00 AM
  11:30 AM
A Simple Data-Driven Model for Streamflow Prediction
Valliappa Lakshmanan, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, Z. Flamig, and S. Giangrande

  11:45 AM
Comparison of manual and automated quality control of operational hourly precipitation data of the national weather service
Dongsoo Kim, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and E. I. Tollerud, S. V. Vasiloff, and J. Caldwell


Joint Session 7
GOES-R Overview and Status
Location: Room 224AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R; and the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Cochairs: Gary K. Davis, NOAA/NESDIS; James J. Gurka, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES-R Program Office

Papers:
  11:00 AM
GOES-R Program Overview
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD

  11:30 AM
GOES-R instrument operations
Tim Walsh, NOAA/NESDIS GOES-R Program Office, Greenbelt, MD

  11:45 AM
GOES-R ground system status
Vanessa Griffin, NOAA/NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Pfister


Joint Session 9
Satellite Observations of Air-Sea Interaction
Location: Room 128AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction; and the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Cochairs: Deborah K. Smith, Remote Sensing Systems; Ralph C. Foster, University of Washington

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Representation of air-sea turbulent fluxes from varying satellite methodologies
Carol Anne Clayson, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  11:15 AM
Using neural networks to improve surface temperature and humidity prediction with satellite measurements
J. Brent Roberts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and C. A. Clayson and F. R. Robertson

  11:45 AM
On the development of the eastern Pacific double ITCZ
Hirohiko Masunaga, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan


Joint Session 13
Joint Session on Air Quality Measurements in Coastal Cities
Location: Room 124A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes; and the Special Symposium on Measurements in the Urban Environment and Observations )
Chair: Martin Best, Met Office

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Observations of carbon dioxide fluxes in two suburban neighborhoods in Vancouver, Canada
Ben Crawford, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and A. Christen, T. R. Oke, J. A. Voogt, and S. Grimmond

  11:15 AM
Characterization of local sources of atmospheric pollution in the megacity of São Paulo, Brazil
Maria de Fatima Andrade, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  11:30 AM
Dependence of peak daily ozone concentrations in Houston, Texas on the sea breeze and meteorological variables
Robert M. Banta, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and C. J. Senff, R. J. Alvarez, D. D. Parrish, M. K. Trainer, T. B. Ryerson, L. S. Darby, R. M. Hardesty, B. Lambeth, J. A. Neuman, W. M. Andevine, J. W. Nielsen-Gammon, S. P. Sandberg, A. O. Langford, and A. B. White

  11:45 AM
Carbon dioxide concentration and fluxes in a tropical city
Matthias Roth, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; and C. Jansson and M. Rahiz

11:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Exhibitor Lounge
Location: Hall 4 (Phoenix Convention Center)


Exhibits Open

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Panel Discussion 1
"Where do we go from here?" I
Location: Room 231B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Users Forum on Weather and Climate Impacts
Moderator: Jack Henz, HDR, Inc.
Panelists: Jon A. Skindlov, Salt River Project; Steve Rossi, City of Phoenix Water Services Department; Brian McGurty, South California Edison Company


3
Automated Operational Lidars, Networks and Associated Studies
Location: Room 122A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications
Chair: Gelsomina Pappalardo, CNR/IMAA
CoChair: Christine David, Service d'Aeronomie-IPSL

Papers:
  11:30 AM
3.1
The EARLINET-CALIPSO experience for the calibration, validation and full exploitation of satellite data
Gelsomina Pappalardo, CNR/IMAA, Tito Scalo (Potenza), Italy; and L. Mona, U. Wandinger, I. Mattis, J. Bösenberg, H. Linnè, A. Amodeo, A. Ansmann, A. Apituley, L. A. Arboledas, D. Balis, A. Chaikovsky, A. Comeron, G. D'Amico, V. Freudenthaler, A. Giunta, I. Grigorov, D. Müller, A. Papayannis, M. R. Perrone, A. Pietruczuk, M. Pujadas, V. Rizi, N. Spinelli, and M. Wiegner

  11:45 AM
3.2
Intercomparison of Methods for the Determination of Mixing Layer Heights using a new Network of advanced Ceilometers in Germany
Dirk Engelbart, German Meteorological Service, Lindenberg, Germany; and J. Reichardt and G. Teschke

  12:00 PM
3.3
EZ Lidar™ measurement results in the frame of Nasa/Aeronet campaign Tiger-Z
Simone Lolli, LEOSPHERE, Paris, France; and L. Sauvage and F. Faijan

  12:15 PM
3.4
Water vapor Raman lidar as an operational tool in MeteoSwiss
Bertrand Calpini, MeteoSwiss, 1530 Payerne, Switzerland; and T. Dinoev and V. Simeonov

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Ad Hoc Committee on Uncertainty in Forecasts (ACUF) Update
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events


Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)


Women in the Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon
Location: Room 229AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Events

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


3
Integrating Weather with ATM - II
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration
Chairs: David J. Pace, FAA; Marilyn Wolfson, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
NextGen Weather Requirements
Cheryl G. Souders, FAA, Washington, DC; and R. C. Showalter, E. R. Dash, J. A. May, J. Tauss, S. Abelman, and C. Miner

  1:45 PM
3.2
European Initiatives for the Integration of Meteorological Data with ATM
Andrew K. Mirza, Met Office, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom; and P. Gill and R. W. Lunnon

http://www.eu-flysafe.org/Project.html

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


6B
Development and use of global air-sea data sets
Location: Room 128B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Chair: Carol Anne Clayson, Florida State University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Climate variability of air-sea heat, evaporation, and vector wind developed by OAFlux
Lisan Yu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA

  1:45 PM
Sea surface fluxes and analysis: datasets and services at NCDC and WCRP
Huai-Min Zhang, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Reynolds, L. Shi, and C. W. Fairall

  2:30 PM
Climate Variability as Identified in the New NOAA High Resolution SST Dataset
Michael A. Alexander, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and Y. O. Kwon and C. Frankignoul


6B
Internet Applications and Cyberinfrastructure
Location: Room 122BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.; John Horel, University of Utah

Papers:
  1:30 PM
A community supported, Internet-based surface meteorological network, the Wunderground experience
John J. Celenza, Weather Underground, Inc., San Francisco, CA; and A. B. Cowdin and R. W. Carver

  1:45 PM
A new approach for using web services, grids and virtual organizations in mesoscale meteorological research
Kelvin K. Droegemeier, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

http://portal.leadproject.org

  2:00 PM
A novel approach to detect regions of phenomena from NAM model outputs
Xiang Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Ramachandran, S. Graves, K. Brewster, S. M. Lazarus, and B. T. Zavodsky

  2:15 PM
Aeroweb: a new met website for aeronautical users
Lior Perez, METEO-FRANCE, Toulouse, France; and P. Venzac

http://aviation.meteo.fr/login.php?lang=gb

  2:30 PM
Development of a smart search system for climate services
Mark S. Brooks, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and B. E. Aldridge

http://www.nc-climate.ncsu.edu

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


1
New and Future Sensors Applications and Systems
Location: Room 230 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL; Henry Rivercomb, SSEC and Univ. of Madison

Papers:
  2:00 PM
1.3
  2:15 PM
1.4
Preliminary Demonstration of FY-3 Satellite Products and Applications
Jun Yang, Chinese National Meteorological Satellite Center, District Haidian, Beijing, China; and N. Lu, P. Zhang, and F. Weng

  2:30 PM
1.5
Progress in developing a geostationary microwave sounder
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Gaier and L. Herrell

  2:45 PM
1.6
NPOESS Preparatory Project Cross-track Infrared Sounder Sensor Characterization and Performance Predictions
Gail A. Bingham, Utah State Univ./SDL, Logan, UT; and L. L. Strow, D. Tobin, C. D. Barnet, F. Sabet-Peyman, P. Moffa, D. Gu, D. Hagan, T. Christensen, and R. Glumb


Joint Panel Discussion 2
Climate services
Location: Room 129B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research )
Moderator: Eileen Shea, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
Panelists: Elliot Abrams, AccuWeather Inc.; Eric Barron, NCAR; James Buizer, Arizona State University; Anton F. Haffer, NOAA/NWSFO

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Topic: Special Challenges for Climate Services to Cities in a Changing Climate.


2
Historical Aspects of Observational and Modeling Efforts
Location: Room 223 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Presidential History Symposium
Chairs: Sepideh Yalda, Millersville Univ.; Roger D. Turner, Univ. of Pennsylvania

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Fifty years of progress in tropical meteorology: a personal view
Richard H. Johnson, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  2:00 PM
2.2
Bert Bolin and his 1959 forecast of atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate change
Richard C. J. Somerville, Scripps/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA

  2:30 PM
2.3

Joint Session 2
Observations/Studies of High—Impact Weather in Urban Regions
Location: Room 124A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Symposium on Urban High Impact Weather; the Special Symposium on Measurements in the Urban Environment and Observations; the Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes; the Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment; the 23rd Conference on Hydrology; the Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data; the Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research; the Timothy R. Oke Symposium; and the Impacts of 2008 )
Cochairs: Pavlos Kollias, McGill University; Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc.

Papers:
  2:00 PM
Evolution of severe convection in the New York City Metropolitan Region
Brian A. Colle, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY ; and K. Lombardo and J. Murray

  2:15 PM
An observational study of the movement of Lake Breeze Fronts in the vicinity of Chicago, IL
Jason M. Keeler, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and D. A. R. Kristovich

  2:30 PM
An observational and modeling study of a rare tornadic storm in a major central business district: Possible linkages to drought and urban land cover
Dev Niyogi, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and M. J. Shepherd, M. Lei, W. O. Shem, and J. Entin

  2:45 PM
Meteorological conditions associated with major storm surge events at New York City
Katherine Rojowsky, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY; and B. A. Colle and F. Bounaiuto


2
Societal Dimensions of Weather and Climate Hazards
Location: Room 121A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio—Economic Research
Cochairs: Sheldon D. Drobot, NCAR; Sam Ng, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Mapping social vulnerability to heat wave in Chicago
Chona E. Sister, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and C. G. Boone, J. Golden, D. Hartz, and W. C. Chuang

  1:45 PM
2.2
Heat-attributable mortality in a changing world: accounting for climate change and adaptation
J. Scott Greene, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. Kalkstein, D. M. Mills, and J. Samenow

  2:00 PM
2.3
Societal Impacts of Weather Hazards: Understanding Public Response to Tornado Events
Havidan Rodriguez, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and J. Santos and W. Diaz

  2:30 PM
2.5
Lessons Learned: Evacuations Management of Hurricane Gustav
Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and B. Keim, S. Van Cooten, and G. M. Eosco

  2:45 PM
2.6
Political Cultural and Economic Vulnerabilities in One Nicaraguan Community
Monica K. Zappa, OU-University of Oklahoma, SSWIM-Social Science Woven into Meteorology, Norman, OK


3
Climate and Long-Term Planning of Water Resources—I
Location: Room 231B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Users Forum on Weather and Climate Impacts
Chair: Holly C. Hartman, University of Arizona

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
  2:00 PM
3.2
ADWR's Assured Water Supply Program and Climate Variability
Scott Miller, Arizona Department of Water Resources, Phoenix, AZ


3
Experimental, field, and modeling studies on aerosol-cloud interactions-I
Location: Room 131B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Special Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions
Cochairs: John H. Seinfeld, California Institute of Technology; Brian K. Lamb, Washington State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
(Invited Speaker) Evaluation of Global Anthropogenic Aerosol Indirect Effects
Wei-Ting Chen, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and A. Nenes, H. Liao, P. J. Adams, and J. H. Seinfeld

  2:00 PM
3.2
Observations of aerosol chemical and optical properties during the Cumulus Humilis Aerosol Processing Study
Larry K. Berg, PNNL, Richland, WA; and C. Berkowitz, Y. N. Lee, X. Y. Yu, J. Jayne, J. Ogren, B. Andrews, and M. L. Alexander

  2:15 PM
3.3
Interactions between forest fire smoke and clouds: a satellite comparison of Canada and Siberia
Brian L. Vant-Hull, NOAA/CREST CCNY, New York, NY; and Z. Li and L. A. Remer

  2:30 PM
3.4
Lidar observations of aerosols near clouds
Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and M. Clayton, D. Turner, R. K. Newsom, C. Sivaraman, C. A. Hostetler, J. Hair, A. Cook, D. Harper, M. Obland, R. Rogers, W. Su, L. Berg, H. Jonsson, J. Ogren, and B. Andrews

  2:45 PM
3.5
Large Variability in Morphology, Hygroscopicity and Optical Properties of Soot Aerosols during Atmospheric Processing
Alexie Khalizov, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and H. Xue, R. Zhang, J. Pagels, and P. McMurry


4
Comparisons of Distributed Hydrological Models
Location: Room 127BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 23rd Conference on Hydrology
Chair: Michael B. Smith, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
Results of phase 2 of the Distributed Model Intercomparison Project
Michael B. Smith, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Cosgrove, S. Reed, Z. Zhang, F. Moreda, Z. Cui, N. Mizukami, and S. Sheldon

  2:00 PM
4.2
Application of the TOPKAPI model within the DMIP 2 project
Gabriele Coccia, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; and C. Mazzetti, E. A. Ortiz, and E. Todini

  2:15 PM
4.3
A omparison of the NWS Distributed Versus Lumped Hydrologic Model
Eric T. Jones, NOAA/NWS, Slidell, LA; and K. Roth and K. Costanza

  2:45 PM
4.5
Evaluating precipitation uncertainties using the Vflo hydrologic model
Jonathan Looper, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. E. Vieux and M. A. Moreno

  3:00 PM
4.6
Tests of the Baron LIS Distributed Modeling System for a US basin
John McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, Raleigh, NC; and D. N. Yates, D. J. Gochis, and C. J. Coats Jr.


4
Lidar Application Studies in The Boundary Layer and Lower Troposphere - I
Location: Room 122A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications
Chair: Jennifer Comstock, PNNL
CoChair: Belay B. Demoz, Howard University

Papers:
  2:00 PM
4.2 has been moved to Poster P1.14

  2:00 PM
4.3
Planetary Boundary Layer dynamic measurements with new compact long range wind Lidar Windcube™ WLS70
Jean Pierre Cariou, LEOSPHERE, Paris, France; and L. Sauvage, S. Lolli, R. Parmentier, M. Boquet, and S. Loaec

  2:15 PM
4.4
Short time fluctuations of the convective boundary layer height and entrainment observed with Doppler lidar
Katja Träumner, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; and A. Wieser, C. Kottmeier, and U. Corsmeier

  2:30 PM
4.5
Studies of marine boundary layer dynamics using a ship-based coherent Doppler lidar
Sara C. Tucker, CIRES, University of Colorado, and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and W. A. Brewer and S. P. Sandberg


5
Applications of Atmospheric Electricity and Lightning Data In the Atmospheric Sciences
Location: Room 131A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Fourth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair: Henry E. Fuelberg, Florida State University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
5.1
The impacts of urban-enhanced aerosols on downwind thunderstorms
Susan C. van den Heever, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  2:00 PM
5.2
Detecting Anthropogenic Impacts on Lightning: Is There an Obvious Signal?
Walter A. Petersen, NASA/Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA; and L. D. Carey

  2:15 PM
5.3
Simulated electrification and lightning in a small multicell storm
Edward R. Mansell, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK ; and E. C. Bruning and C. L. Ziegler

  2:45 PM
5.5
Volcanic lightning
R. J. Thomas, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and P. Krehbiel, W. Rison, and S. A. Behnke


6
Global dynamics and processes
Location: Room 129A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change
Chair: Gerald L. Potter, Univ. of California Davis

Papers:
  1:30 PM
6.1
Stochastic processes in climate modeling: from Lorenz to the El-Niño recharge oscillator and beyond
Michael Ghil, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France; and M. D. Chekroun and E. Simonnet

  2:00 PM
6.3
Observed Relationships between Global Precipitation and Surface Temperature on Inter-annual and Longer Time Scales
Robert F. Adler, ESSIC, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; and G. Gu and G. J. Huffman

  2:15 PM
6.4
Water vapor variability on daily to decadal timescales
T. H. Vonder Haar, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. M. Forsythe


6
Mesoscale Data Assimilation and Impact Experiments—III
Location: Room 130 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Stan Benjamin, NOAA/ESRL/GSD

Papers:
  1:30 PM
6.1
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
6.2
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
6.3
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
6.4
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

http://twister.ou.edu/papers/LeiXueYu_AMS2009.pdf

  2:30 PM
6.5
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

 
6.6
Tropical cyclone intensity and rainfall forecasts: sensitivity to assimilation of microwave satellite observations


6
New data sources and products
Location: Room 126B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Sixth Symposium on Space Weather
Chair: W. Kent Tobiska, Utah State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
6.1
Solar flares and subsurface vorticity measurements
Rudolf Komm, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, AZ ; and F. Hill, R. Howe, R. Ferguson, G. Barnes, and K. D. Leka

  1:45 PM
6.2
Continual Solar Observations for Space Weather from GONG, a Ground-Based Network
Frank Hill, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, AZ ; and R. Komm, G. Petrie, J. W. Harvey, and I. Gonzalez Hernandez

  2:00 PM
6.3
Comparisons of space-based GPS occultation ionospheric scintillation measurements with ground-based VHF measurements
Frank H. Ruggiero, Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, MA; and K. M. Groves, M. J. Starks, and T. L. Beach

  2:15 PM
6.4
Ionospheric TEC mapping from GPS orbit using VHF radio receivers
David Michael Suszcynsky, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and E. Lay, S. Close, and M. Pongratz

  2:30 PM
6.5
Understanding Ionospheric Effects for the LWA
Christopher Watts, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; and M. Kuniyoshi and K. Dymond

  2:45 PM
6.6
Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD)
Richard W. Eastes, Florida Space Institute, Kennedy Space Center, FL; and W. E. McClintock, A. Aksnes, D. N. Anderson, L. Andersson, S. A. Budzien, A. G. Burns, M. V. Codrescu, R. E. Daniell, K. F. Dymond, S. L. England, F. G. Eparvier, J. E. Harvey, T. J. Immel, A. Krywonos, M. R. Lankton, J. D. Lumpe, A. D. Richmond, D. W. Rusch, O. H. Siegmund, S. C. Solomon, D. J. Strickland, and T. N. Woods


6A
GIS Applications
Location: Room 121BC (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Cochairs: Ken R. Waters, NOAA/NWS; Nazila Merati, JISAO

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Global assessment of urban heat island effect and future heat waves: GIS applications in urban climate modeling
Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Boehnert, K. Oleson, J. Feddema, and T. Jackson

  1:45 PM
TouchTable supported climate services and applications developed at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
Stephen A. Del Greco, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. Ansari and M. Phillips

  2:00 PM
HabitatModeler - GIS-based multidimensional habitat modeling in the ocean and atmosphere
Tiffany C. Vance, NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA; and S. Mesick and D. Reusser

  2:15 PM
The weather and climate toolkit
Steve Ansari, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. Hutchins, S. A. Del Greco, N. S. Stroumentova, and M. Phillips

  2:30 PM
GIS-enabled multi-sensor visualization and analysis of extreme precipitation and drought
Stephanie Granger, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and M. dela Torre-Juarez, E. J. Fetzer, M. Garay, R. Raskin, and N. Strout

 
6A.6
Study on Weather Services Producing System Based on GIS Geoprocessing


6A
Ocean-atmosphere interactions and influences on tropical and extratropical storms: Part 1
Location: Room 128A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: 16th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction
Chair: Ernesto Muñoz, New Mexico Consortium

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Climate Changes and Atlantic Hurricane Activity
Chunzai Wang, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and S. K. Lee

  2:00 PM
  2:15 PM
  2:45 PM
A Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Model for Tropical Cyclone Studies – Boundary Layer Interactions and the Response to Tropical Cyclone Passage
Henry R. Winterbottom, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and C. A. Clayson and E. Chassignet


Joint Session 7
Climate Variability in Coastal Zones
Location: Room 126A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes; and the 21st Conference on Climate Variability and Change )
Cochairs: David H. Levinson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC; Darko Koracin, DRI

Papers:
  2:00 PM
Impact of Land Cover Land Use Changes on a Sea Breeze Dominated Climate in the Tropics
Daniel E. Comarazamy, Santa Clara University, New York, NY; and J. E. Gonzalez and E. Harmsen

  2:15 PM
Coastal process research in Alaska
David E. Atkinson, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK

  2:45 PM

Joint Session 7
Hydrology and AI: Status and Applications—II
Location: Room 125A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; and the 23rd Conference on Hydrology )
Chairs: Philippe Tissot, Texas A&M Univ.; Bart Nijssen, University of Arizona

Papers:
  1:30 PM
  1:45 PM
  2:00 PM
  2:15 PM
Northern Hemispheric Flood Fingerprints
Kathleen E. Walls, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and P. G. Knight, H. N. Shirer, and G. S. Young

  2:30 PM
Discussion


Joint Session 10
Satellite Education and Public Outreach
Location: Room 224AB (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 18th Symposium on Education; and the Fifth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems- NPOESS and GOES-R )
Cochairs: Thomas F. Lee, NRL; Volker Karl Gaertner, EUMETSAT

Papers:
  1:30 PM
GOES-R Proving Ground Program
James Gurka, NESDIS GOES-R Program Office, Greenbelt, MD; and A. Mostek, T. J. Schmit, S. D. Miller, A. S. Bachmeier, and M. DeMaria

  1:45 PM
Contributions from CIRA to the GOES-R Satellite Proving Ground
Steven D. Miller, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. DeMaria, D. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, E. J. Szoke, R. Brummer, A. P. Kuciauskas, F. J. Turk, and H. Gosden

  2:15 PM
After more than 10-years of e-Learning, what have we learned?
Steven A. Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

  2:30 PM
Satellite Proving Ground for the GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM)
Steven J. Goodman, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and E. C. Bruning, J. J. Gurka, R. Blakeslee, and D. Buechler

  2:45 PM
International Training Events and Educational Seminars on Satellite Remote Sensing
Paul Menzel, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and P. Antonelli, T. D. Rink, K. I. Strabala, L. E. Gumley, A. Huang, S. Ackerman, H. Revercomb, and B. Smith


Joint Session 14
Dense Gas Dispersion (Joint with the Meteorological Aspects of Air Pollution Committee)
Location: Room 124B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment
Chair: Steven R. Hanna, Hanna Consultants

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Source emissions and transport and dispersion models for Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) released in cities
Steven R. Hanna, Hanna Consultants, Kennebunkport, ME; and R. Britter, J. Leung, O. R. Hansen, R. I. Sykes, P. Drivas, J. C. Weil, and D. Strimaitis

  1:45 PM
Modeling of releases of flashing liquids around buildings
Mathieu Ichard, GexCon, Bergen, Norway; and O. Hansen and J. Melheim

  2:15 PM
Review and assessment of chlorine mammalian lethality data and the development of a human estimate
Douglas R. Sommerville, US Department of Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; and J. J. Bray, S. A. Reutter-Christy, R. E. Jablonski, and E. E. Shelly

  2:30 PM
Large-eddy simulations of density currents over complex terrain
Branko Kosovic, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. D. Mirocha

  2:45 PM
Shallow water model for dense gas simulation in urban areas: a new approach
Sara Brambilla, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, MI, Italy; and M. D. Williams, A. Gowardhan, D. Manca, and M. J. Brown

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Panel Discussion 1
Quantifying the Impact of Weather on Air Traffic
Location: Room 132A (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration
Moderators: David J. Pace, FAA; Marilyn Wolfson, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Panelists: Alexander Klein, Air Traffic Analysis, Inc; James E. Evans, MIT Lincoln Laboratory; Kapil Sheth, NASA Ames Research Center; Michael Matthews, MIT Lincoln Laboratory; Sean Madine, OAR

Papers:
  2:00 PM
NAS Weather Index: quantifying impact of actual and forecast en-route and surface weather on air traffic
Alexander Klein, Air Traffic Analysis, Inc, Fairfax, VA; and T. MacPhail, S. Kavoussi, D. Hickman, and M. Phaneuf

  2:30 PM
Analysis of Probabilistic Weather Forecasts for Use in Air Traffic Management
Kapil Sheth, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA; and T. Amis and S. Gutierrez-Nolasco

  3:00 PM

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Location: Hall 4 (Phoenix Convention Center)

3:30 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


4
Climate and Long-Term Planning of Water Resources—II
Location: Room 231B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Seventh Users Forum on Weather and Climate Impacts
Chair: Holly C. Hartman, University of Arizona

Papers:

3:30 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 13 January 2009


3
High Impact US Weather Events
Location: Room 230 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Sponsor: Impacts of 2008
Chair: Tanja E. Fransen, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.3
  4:15 PM
3.4
Atlantic Hurricanes
William L. Read, NOAA/NHC, Miami, FL

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