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Sunday, 17 January 2010
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
 
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Annual Meeting Registration Begins
 
12:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday
Weatherfest
 
3:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday, B314
First-Time Attendee Briefing
 
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Sunday, B314
Annual Meeting Review and Fellows Awards
 
6:00 PM-7:00 PM, Sunday, Exhibit Hall B2
Fellows Reception
 
Monday, 18 January 2010
7:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday
Registration Open
 
9:00 AM-10:30 AM, Monday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1 and 2
Presidential Forum
 
10:30 AM-11:00 AM, Monday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Monday, B312
Joint Session 3 Weather & Transportation I (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research, the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, and the Second AMS Conference on International Cooperation in the Earth System Sciences and Services)
Cochairs: Michael B. Chapman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; S. Edward Boselly, Weather Solutions Group, Olympia, WA
11:00 AMJ3.1The Clarus regional demonstration  extended abstract
Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC; and B. McKeever and F. C. Klein
11:15 AMJ3.2Providing Road and Atmospheric Weather Hazard Products to Drivers – Current Progress And Future Challenges  
Sheldon D. Drobot, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. B. Chapman, G. Wiener, P. A. Pisano, and B. McKeever
11:30 AMJ3.3A decision-support system for winter weather maintenance of roads, bridges, and runways  
Michael B. Chapman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. D. Drobot and W. P. Mahoney III
11:45 AMJ3.4Baselining Current Road Weather Information  
Leon F. Osborne, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., Grand Forks, ND; and R. D. Hart, S. Conger, and R. Alfelor
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Monday, B217
Session 1 Global Meteorological and Hydrological Service Updates - Part 1
Cochairs: Ward R. Seguin, Consultant, Rockville, MD; Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK
11:00 AM1.1More than 25 Years of the Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology Conference  
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; and W. F. Roberts, W. R. Seguin, and T. M. Whittaker
11:30 AM1.2European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update  
Walter Zwieflhofer, ECMWF, Reading, Berks, United Kingdom
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
 
1:30 PM-2:15 PM, Monday, B312
Joint Session 4 Weather & Transportation II (Joint between the Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research, the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, and the Second AMS Conference on International Cooperation in the Earth System Sciences and Services)
Cochairs: Sheldon D. Drobot, NCAR, Boulder, CO; Paul Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC
1:30 PMJ4.1Using Oklahoma City Micronet Data to Address Surface Transportation Challenges  
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson, B. G. Illston, J. C. Reiss, and M. Degiacomo
1:45 PMJ4.2Different Decisions for Users of the Same Decision Support Tool  
Michael B. Chapman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Haave
2:00 PMJ4.3Assessment of Weather-Related Congestion On Utah's Highways:Investigation of Event Impacts From the Winter of 2008-09'  
Ralph Patterson, UDOT, Salt Lake City, UT; and K. Barjenbruch, G. Blackwelder, R. Graham, B. Hansen, G. Merrill, J. Miller, M. Seaman, and J. Williams
2:15 PMJ4.4Mobile Meteorological Observation (M2O) Network  
Brian Bell, Global Science & Technology, Fairmont, WV
 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday, B217
Session 2A Global Meteorological and Hydrological Service Updates - Part 2
Cochairs: Ward R. Seguin, Consultant, Rockville, MD; Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK
1:30 PM2A.1National Weather Service Services Update  
Vickie Nadoloski, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
2:00 PM2A.2Federal Aviation Administration Services Update  
Jaime Figueroa, FAA, Washington, DC
 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday, B218
Session 2B International Applications Part I
Cochairs: John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant, Berryville, VA; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; Erik Andersson, ECMWF, Reading United Kingdom
1:30 PM2B.1ECMWF web re-engineering project  
Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and S. Siemen, C. Valiente, P. Bispham, S. Lamy-Thepaut, and A. Brady
1:45 PM2B.2Metview 4 & Magics++—answering new challenges of increasing volumes of data  
Stephan Siemen, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom
2:00 PM2B.3Reprocessing of 14 years of GTS data at CPTEC/INPE for distribution  
Waldenio Gambi de Almeida, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, S.P., Brazil; and A. S. A. Pessoa, A. L. T. Ferreira, M. V. S. Mendes, R. F. Glória, S. H. S. Ferreira, and J. Weber
2:15 PM2B.4An integrated meteorological system for the Belgium air traffic control agency  extended abstract
Richard Stedronsky, IPS MeteoStar, Englewood, Colorado; and M. G. Taylor
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday
Poster Session IIPS Poster Session Part I
Cochairs: Scott T. Shipley, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, Virginia; Stephen M. Holt, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; Marjorie McGuirk, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
 45Enhancing metadata available from MADIS for the National Mesonet  
Michael F. Barth, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and P. A. Miller and D. Helms
 46The University of South Alabama Mesonet: Challenges and opportunities for the future  extended abstract
Sytske Kimball, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
 47Georeferenced imagery in 3D Visualization of WRF output  
Alan Norton, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Brownrigg and J. Clyne
 48Using GIS to investigate relationships between lightning and storm structure  
Sarah M. Glenn, Center for Spatial Analysis, Norman, OK
 49A Data Sharing Server for Environmental Data  
Joe Sirott, Shuksan Software, LLC and NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA
50Science Data Mangement System Tools for Creating Flexible Systems  
John Oscar Olson, SAIC, Hampton, VA
 51An advanced web application for issuing storm reports  extended abstract
Matthew W. Davis, NOAA/NWS, La Crosse, WI
 52An updated student—developed weather data resource  
Joe S. Young, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. H. Goebbert, T. A. Supinie, and M. J. Laufersweiler
 53Improvements on Cluster Identification and Tracking in a New Circulation Detection Algorithm  extended abstract
Madison L. Burnett, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith and V. Lakshmanan
 54The NCEP Power 5 to Power 6 supercomputer transtion: lessons learned  
Bradley S. Mabe, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and S. E. Cokley, C. C. Magee, and X. Wang
 55A high performance LDM data cluster  extended abstract
Robert C. Lipschutz, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and D. Hagerty, P. Hamer, P. Lannigan, and C. MacDermaid
 
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Monday, B217
Session 3A Global Meteorological and Hydrological Service Updates - Part 3
Cochairs: Ward R. Seguin, Consultant, Rockville, MD; Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK
4:00 PM3A.1United States Air Force Weather Agency Meteorological Services Update  
Fred Lewis, Director of Weather, Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC
4:30 PM3A.2United States Navy Meteorological Services Update  
Jonathan White, Commander, Navy Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, MS
 
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Monday, B218
Session 3B International Applications Part II
Cochairs: John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant, Berryville, VA; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; Erik Andersson, ECMWF, Reading United Kingdom
4:00 PM3B.1AA high concentration episode occurred at the beginning of 2009 pollen season in southern Kanto of Japan  
Motoo Suzuki, Japan Meteorological Business Support Center, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Tonouchi
3B.1Optimal display of large weather data on web  
Mohammed Mujtaba Shareef, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, EP, Saudi Arabia
4:15 PM3B.2Introduction of MICAPS 3.1—A New Chinese Forecaster's Interactive System  
Bing Luo, National Meteorological Center, CMA, Beijing, Beijing, China; and Y. Li and L. Cao
4:30 PM3B.3Convective scale modelling—the issues  
Ewen McCallum, UK Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom
4:45 PM3B.4The U.S. global climate observing system (GCOS) program: an update on continuing efforts to implement reference climate observation sites  extended abstract
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD
 
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall B1
Opening of the Exhibit Hall with Reception
 
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, B217
Session 4 Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology and Climatology Part I
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Lola M. Olsen, NASA, Greenbelt, MD
8:30 AM4.1HPC Design for Estimating High Resolution Weather Conditions  extended abstract
Dorren R. Schmitt, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and J. Matthews III
8:45 AM4.6NWS WSR-88D AND TDWR-SPG DATA COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION NETWORK STATUS AND PLANS  extended abstract
Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; and M. J. Istok, S. A. DelGreco, S. Ansari, and A. Hall
9:00 AM4.3Are snow accumulation forecasts generally overdone?  extended abstract
Bruce Rose, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and J. Koval and E. Floehr
9:15 AM4.4Severe weather climatologies based on NEXRAD and other data from the Severe Weather Data Inventory (SWDI)  
Mark Phillips, Univ. of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and S. Ansari and S. A. DelGreco
9:30 AM4.5Improving the temporal and spatial resolution of the forecasts of sea-breeze generated convection along the southeast U.S. coast  extended abstract
Bryan A. Mroczka, NOAA/NWS, Tallahassee, FL; and J. P. Camp, K. J. Gould, and A. I. Watson
9:45 AM4.2A Graphical Examination of the Relationship between One to Six Day 300mb Hemispheric Forecasts and Climate Prediction Center (CPC) Climate Forecast Outlooks  
Phil Zuzolo, The Boeing Company, Springfield, VA; and B. Zuzolo
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Exhibits Open
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday, B217
Session 5A Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology and Climatology Part II
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Lola M. Olsen, NASA, Greenbelt, MD
11:00 AM5A.1WRF-based hurricane simulation in the Environmental Data Cube Support System  
John J. Holdzkom, AER, Suffolk, VA; and T. Nehrkorn, J. F. Galantowicz, S. Lowe, M. Horn, G. D. Modica, and S. M. Leidner
11:15 AM5A.2A tabulated ratio of record highs to record lows: a useful marker for on-going climate warming in the United States  extended abstract
Guy Walton Jr., The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and G. Meehl
11:30 AM5A.4CEOS Climate Diagnostics Directory: Supporting Discovery of Climate Visualizations for Environmental Decision Making  
Lola M. Olsen, NASA, Greenbelt, MD
11:45 AM5A.4Integration of NAWIPS decoders within AWIPS II  
David Plummer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Jacobs, T. Lee, and B. A. Gordon
12:00 PM5A.3The Piazza Degree: temperature as a function of time  extended abstract
Pietro Piazza, Pietro Piazza, P.E., Palm Coast, FL
 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday, B218
Session 5B Mobile Platforms
Cochairs: Michael D. Eilts, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., Norman, OK; Paul A. Pisano, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC; Dave Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
11:00 AM5B.1How an iPhone can change the weather (business)  extended abstract
Russell Heilig, Davis Instruments, Hayward, CA
11:15 AM5B.2Creation and Manipulation of Meteorological Products for Mobile Devices  
Russell Dengel, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
11:30 AM5B.3Using Twitter to receive storm reports  extended abstract
Tim Brice, NOAA/NWS, Santa Teresa, NM; and C. Pieper
11:45 AM5B.4Utilizing mobile devices for enhanced storm damage surveys  
J. Parks Camp, NOAA/NWS, Tallahassee, FL; and K. Stellman and J. Settelmaier
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday, B208
Kuettner Symposium Luncheon
12:00 PMB1.1Joach Kuettner—A Man in Love with the Sky  
Einar Enevoldson, The Perlan Project, Emeryville, CA
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, B217
Session 6A GIS Applications and Mashups Part I
Cochairs: Ken R. Waters, NOAA/NWS, Phoenix, AZ; Nazila Merati, JISAO, Seattle, WA
1:30 PM6A.1Development of web-based GIS applications for decision support and situational awareness  extended abstract
Brian P. Walawender, NOAA/NWS, Kansas City, MO; and M. W. Davis
1:45 PM6A.2Fog Occurrence, Distribution, and Coverage through GIS Analysis  extended abstract
Paul J. Croft, Kean Univ., Union, NJ; and T. Anderson and A. Ottati
2:00 PM6A.3GIS development of the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program  
William G. McPherson Jr., University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. E. Hocker and M. Yuan
2:15 PM6A.4Development of a GIS snowstorm database  extended abstract
Michael F. Squires, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Baldwin, G. Reid, C. Tabor, and A. Wilson
2:30 PM6A.5A geospatial analysis of radar reflectivity data from landfalling tropical cyclones  extended abstract
Corene J. Matyas, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2:45 PM6A.6HabitatSpace – GIS based tools for marine habitat delineation and marine spatial planning  extended abstract
Tiffany C. Vance, NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA; and S. Mesick and D. Steube
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, B218
Session 6B Interactive Processing Systems Part I
Cochairs: William Roberts, OAR, Boulder, CO; Ward R. Seguin, Consultant, Rockville, MD
1:30 PM6B.1Technology and communication methods used to increase awareness and mitigate impacts during the devastating Ohio Valley winter storm on January 26-28, 2009  extended abstract
Andrea M. Lammers, NOAA/NWSFO, Louisville, KY
1:45 PM6B.2National Weather Service Science and Technology Roadmap  
Don Berchoff, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Davidson and P. Roohr
2:00 PM6B.3NOAA's integrated water forecasting program  
Gary Carter, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Ingram
2:15 PM6B.4Hazard Information Services vision  
Tracy Lee Hansen, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and T. J. LeFebvre, C. S. Bullock, J. Wakefield, J. Ramer, S. Williams, G. J. Stumpf, K. Scharfenberg, J. T. Ferree, B. C. Motta, E. Gruntfest, S. Romano, M. K. Zappa, and W. F. Roberts
2:30 PM6B.5Social science initiatives in the development of the Next Generation hazardous weather products  
Monica K. Zappa, Univ. of Oklahoma/Social Science Woven into Meteorology, Norman, OK; and E. Gruntfest and H. Lazrus
2:45 PM6B.6McIDAS-V - A powerful data analysis and visualization tool for multi and hyperspectral environmental satellite data  
Thomas H. Achtor, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. D. Rink, T. M. Whittaker, and J. Staude
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
 
3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, B214
Joint Session 5 Using Technology to Move Beyond Lectures (Joint between the 19th Symposium on Education and the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology)
Cochairs: Lola M. Olsen, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; Thomas Whittaker, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Rajul Pandya, UCAR, Boulder, CO
3:30 PMJ5.1LectureTools: An Advanced Student Response System for the Geosciences  
Perry J. Samson, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
4:00 PMJ5.2An internet based aviation meteorology course  extended abstract
Donna F. Tucker, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
4:15 PMJ5.3The impact of online applets on learning in an introductory meteorology lecture  
Timothy J. Wagner, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman
4:30 PMJ5.4The Lecture – what is it and why do we do it?  
Steven A. Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
4:45 PMJ5.5Blended learning course development at Western Illinois University: meeting the needs of the first-generation college student in a hybrid class  
Redina L. Herman, Western Illinois Univ., Macomb, IL
5:00 PMJ5.6Lessons Learned from Conducting an International Student Climate Investigation: Data, Collaboration and Social Networking  
Donna J. Charlevoix, The GLOBE Program, Boulder, CO; and E. E. Geary and M. Hoffman
5:15 PMJ5.7A low-cost electronic chart wall for undergraduate program enhancement  
Don T. Conlee, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and M. Perrotte and C. Mouchyn
 
3:30 PM-5:15 PM, Tuesday, B217
Session 7A GIS Applications and Mashups Part II
Cochairs: Ken R. Waters, NOAA/NWS, Phoenix, AZ; Nazila Merati, JISAO, Seattle, WA
3:30 PM7A.1Putting meteorological data into the context of the community:  
Peter Trevelyan, The U.K. Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and J. Tandy
3:45 PM7A.2National Weather Service GIS Data and GIS Enterprise  
Ira Graffman, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. L. Sheets
4:00 PM7A.3A Geographic Information System Based Reanalysis of the 3 December 1978 Bossier City, Louisiana Tornado  extended abstract
Douglas Butts, NOAA/NWS, Shreveport, LA; and K. Stellman
7A.3PAPER WITHDRAWN  
4:15 PM7A.4NOAA National Weather Service's National Digital Forecast Database available as a mobile service and KML service in addition to a shapefile service and image service  
Jayme L. Laber, NOAA/NWS, Oxnard, CA
4:30 PM7A.5National Weather Service RIDGE 2 Radar Data Architecture and Warning Geographic Information System Services  extended abstract
Corey Pieper, NOAA/NWS, Fort Worth, TX; and P. Kirkwood, B. P. Walawender, J. Burks, A. Sutula, K. Stellman, S. Rae, and A. Murray
4:45 PM7A.6Verification of Gridded Morning Temperatures at NWS Miami, FL  extended abstract
Gordon Strassberg, NOAA/NWS, Miami, FL; and J. B. Settelmaier
 
3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, B218
Session 7B Interactive Processing Systems Part II
Cochairs: William Roberts, OAR, Boulder, CO; Ward R. Seguin, Consultant, Rockville, MD
3:30 PM7B.1The LEAD Gateway II: A Hardened, Persistent Community Resource for Meteorological Research and Education  
Beth Plale, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; and K. K. Droegemeier and C. Mattocks
3:45 PM7B.2Advanced Forecaster Tools for Workflow Efficinency using Web Based Transactions  
Matthew G. Taylor, IPS MeteoStar, Englewood, CO; and R. Stedronsky
4:00 PM7B.3Introduction of NOAA's Community Hydrologic Prediction System  extended abstract
Jon M. Roe, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Dietz, P. Restrepo, R. Shedd, R. Horwood, H. Opitz, B. Olsen, R. Hartman, J. Halquist, and E. Welles
4:15 PM7B.4AWIPS Technology Infusion Overview and Status  
Ronla K. Henry, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Mandel, S. Schotz, T. Hopkins, O. Brown-Leigh, A. M. Tarro, and J. Vogel
4:30 PM7B.5NAWIPS Integration with AWIPS II Technology Infusion—Status update year 2  
David Plummer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Jacobs, S. Gilbert, B. A. Gordon, S. S. Schotz, and R. K. Henry
4:45 PM7B.6NAWIPS integration of Product Generation within AWIPS II  
David Plummer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Jacobs, S. Gilbert, and B. A. Gordon
5:00 PM7B.7The implementation of the Graphical Forecaster Editor for a national center marine domain  extended abstract
Ariel E. Cohen, NOAA/NWSFO, Jackson, MS; and E. Christensen, C. Juckins, J. P. Cangialosi, C. Lauer, H. D. Cobb III, and M. Nelson
5:15 PM7B.8NCEP's new model anlayses and guidance web site  
Michelle Mainelli, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and B. A. Gordon and S. Jacobs
 
Wednesday, 20 January 2010
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, B218
Joint Session 14 Earth Science Information Systems Part I (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change and the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology)
Cochairs: Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; Stephen M. Holt, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA
8:30 AMJ14.1U.S. and global in situ datasets for the analysis of climate variability and change  extended abstract
Jay Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Gleason, C. N. Williams Jr., M. J. Menne, and W. E. Angel
8:45 AMJ14.2On the use of a coastal mesonet to improve operations at an NWS forecast office  
James Titlow III, WeatherFlow Inc., Poquoson, VA; and M. Willis
9:00 AMJ14.3Multigraph: interactive data graphs on the web  extended abstract
Mark Phillips, Univ. of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and D. Eldreth
9:15 AMJ14.4An Operational Tsunami Forecast Tool  
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. R. Osborne, C. K. Pells, and M. A. Traum
9:30 AMJ14.5Communicating recent changes in the Arctic environment  
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and J. E. Overland, J. A. Richter-Menge, H. Eicken, and J. Calder
9:45 AMJ14.6A record of Washington D.C. dew point temperatures from the 1840s  
Paula J. Brown, Northeast Regional Climate Center/Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and A. T. DeGaetano
 
8:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday, B217
Session 8 Radar IIPS I - Part 1
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; Julian Wang, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; Robert E. Saffle, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA
8:30 AM8.1NEXRAD Product Improvement – Update 2010  
Robert E. Saffle, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and G. S. Cate and M. J. Istok
8:45 AM8.2Evaluating a Storm Tracking Algorithm  extended abstract
Valliappa Lakshmanan, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith
9:00 AM8.3An Improved Storm Cell Identification and Tracking (SCIT) Algorithm based on DBSCAN Clustering and JPDA Tracking Methods  extended abstract
Jenny L. Matthews, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Severe Storms Research Center, Atlanta, GA; and J. Trostel
9:15 AM8.4Application of an improved SCIT algorithm to investigate lightning characteristics of a tornado outbreak in Georgia  extended abstract
John Trostel, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Severe Storms Research Center, Atlanta, GA; and J. Matthews
9:30 AM8.5Hail reflectivity signatures from two adjacent WSR-88Ds: carrier frequency and calibration issues  extended abstract
Valery M. Melnikov, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. R. Lee and N. J. Langlieb
9:45 AM8.6A novel ground-clutter-contamination mitigation solution for the NEXRAD network: the CLEAN-AP filter  
David A. Warde, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres
 
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, B218
Joint Session 7 Earth Science Information Systems Part II (Joint between the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology and the 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change)
Cochairs: Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; Stephen M. Holt, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA
10:30 AMJ7.1Northern Hemisphere snow cover extent during the satellite era  
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; and T. W. Estilow
11:00 AMJ7.210 years of height-resolved cloud-track winds from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on the Terra satellite  
Michael J. Garay, Raytheon Corporation, Pasadena, CA; and K. Mueller, C. Moroney, V. Jovanovic, D. L. Wu, and D. Diner
 
10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Wednesday, B217
Session 9 Radar IIPS I - Part 2
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; Julian Wang, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; Robert E. Saffle, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA
10:30 AM9.1Evaluation of the Vortex Detection and Characterization (VDAC) technique using multiple-Doppler observations of intense vortices  extended abstract
Corey K. Potvin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. Shapiro and J. Gao
10:45 AM9.2Dual-Doppler wind analysis of convective storms using the vertical vorticity equation  extended abstract
Corey K. Potvin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. Shapiro and J. Gao
11:00 AM9.3Alternative approaches to staggered PRT clutter filtering  extended abstract
Gregory Meymaris, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hubbert and M. Dixon
9.4PAPER WITHDRAWN  
 
11:00 AM-6:30 PM, Wednesday
Exhibits Open
 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Wednesday, B217
Session 10A Information Systems Technology in Support of Satellite Data Applications Part I
Cochairs: Gerald J. Dittberner, Dittberner Science and Technology, Springfield, VA; Dongsoo Kim, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
1:30 PM10A.1NOAA's NPOESS data exploitation project: re-usable tools and services (invited)  extended abstract
Geof Goodrum, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and J. G. Yoe, J. Silva, G. Roth, and P. MacHarrie
1:45 PM10A.2The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Interface Data Processing Segment (IDPS)  
Joseph Mulligan, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. M. Ripley
2:00 PM10A.3NOAA / NESDIS satellite operations: product generation and distribution services  
Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD, Camp Springs, MD; and B. Hughes and G. Serafino
2:15 PM10A.4Next-Generation Blade-based Architecture for GOES Sensor Processing System (SPS)  extended abstract
Shahram Tehranian, Nortel Government Solutions, Lanham, MD; and A. Agarwal, S. Vasanth, and K. Mckenzie
 
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Wednesday, B218
Session 10B Radar IIPS II - Part 1
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; Robert E. Saffle, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; Julian Wang, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD
1:30 PM10B.1The characterization of the effect of antenna polarization errors on simultaneous horizontal and vertical transmitt polarization data  extended abstract
J.C. Hubbert, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. M. Ellis, M. Dixon, and G. Meymaris
1:45 PM10B.2Mitigation of cross-polar interference in polarimetric weather radar  extended abstract
James J. Stagliano Jr., Propagation Research Associates, Inc., Marietta, GA; and E. J. Holder
2:00 PM10B.3Multi-Doppler and polarimetric analysis of a tornado and rear-inflow jet  
Vivek N. Mahale, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Brotzge, J. Gao, K. A. Brewster, and M. Xue
2:15 PM10B.4Polarimetric signatures of melting hail at S and C bands. Detection and short-term forecast  extended abstract
Joseph C. Picca, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday
Poster Session IIPS Poster Session Part II
Cochairs: Scott T. Shipley, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, Virginia; Stephen M. Holt, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; Marjorie McGuirk, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
 390A multi-band, multi-mission phased array radar network in the CONUS  extended abstract
James M. Kurdzo, Atmospheric Radar Research Center, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. D. Palmer
 391Facilitating tropical cyclone analysis of hurricane satellite (HURSAT) imagery with Google Earth  extended abstract
Philip T. Bergmaier, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and K. R. Knapp
 392Suppression of the wind farm contribution from the atmospheric radar returns  extended abstract
Svetlana M. Bachmann, Lockheed Martin, Syracuse, NY; and Y. Al-Rashid, P. Bronecke, R. D. Palmer, and B. Isom
 393Diagnosis of azimuthal shear associated with tornadoes  
Travis Visco, National Weather Center REU, Patchogue, NY; and V. Lakshmanan, T. M. Smith, and K. L. Ortega
 394TRMM Data Service Updates  
Zhong Liu, George Mason University/CEOSR, Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC GES DISC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. Ostrenga and G. Leptoukh
 395Updates of Online Visualization and Analysis of Global Merged Geostationary Satellite Infrared Dataset  
Zhong Liu, George Mason University/CEOSR, Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC GES DISC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. Ostrenga and G. Leptoukh
 396Comparing radar signatures to high-resolution hail reports  extended abstract
Tiffany C. Meyer, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. M. Erlingis and K. L. Ortega
 397A signal processing roadmap for NEXRAD  
Richard L. Ice, Air Force Weather Agency, Norman, OK; and G. S. Cate, R. E. Saffle, D. Sirmans, D. S. Zrnic, S. M. Torres, D. A. Warde, J. C. Hubbert, and A. D. Free
 398Immersive multi-scale visualization of downscaling climate models  
Albert J. Hermann, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Sirott and N. N. Soreide
 399Java OceanAtlas expanded to include TAO El Nino time series data  
J.R. Osborne, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA
 563 has been moved to 3B.1A  
 
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Wednesday, B217
Session 11A Information Systems Technology in Support of Satellite Data Applications Part II
Cochairs: Gerald J. Dittberner, Dittberner Science and Technology, Springfield, VA; Dongsoo Kim, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:00 PM11A.1Adapting Satellite Data for Display on Mobile Devices  
Russell Dengel, SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
4:15 PM11A.2International Polar Orbiter Processing Package (IPOPP)  
John Overton, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and G. Fesenger, B. Reed, and W. M. Thomas
4:30 PM11A.3NASA Goddard Giovanni Support for YOTC  
Dana Ostrenga, ADNET Systems, Inc. and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Leptoukh and D. Waliser
4:45 PM11A.4The development and use of graphical programs for real-time and long-term monitoring of environmental satellite products with the NOAA Products Validation System (NPROVS)  extended abstract
Michael Pettey, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and A. Reale and B. Sun
 
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday, B218
Session 11B Radar IIPS II - Part 2
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; Robert E. Saffle, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; Julian Wang, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD
4:00 PM11B.1Lightning threat nowcasting with polarimetric weather radar  extended abstract
James J. Stagliano Jr., Propagation Research Associates, Inc., Marietta, GA
4:15 PM11B.2Experimental lightning advisories/warnings for point locations in East Central Florida  extended abstract
Brad James Reinhart, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and M. Volkmer, S. Spratt, and D. Sharp
4:30 PM11B.3Multifunction Surveillance Radar Testing – HWDDC and the SPS-48E Meteorological and Aircraft Surveillance Capability  
Timothy Maese, BCI, Moorestown, NJ; and H. S. Owen, J. A. Hunziker, F. Yezril, L. Wagner, and R. Case
11B.4Introduction to SWAN System and Its Application  
Yerong Feng, Guangdong Meteorological Bureau, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
4:45 PM11B.5Updates on Radar Refractivity Retrieval – Quality Control Improvements and the 2009 Field Experiment to Determine Causes of Bias  
Daniel S. Michaud, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. D. Palmer, D. Bodine, P. L. Heinselman, B. L. Cheong, and P. B. Chilson
5:00 PM11B.6A Comparison of Warm and Cool Season Tornadic Quasi-Linear Convective Systems in North Alabama  extended abstract
Stephen Latimer, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and A. Kula
 
5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall B1
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
 
7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday, Thomas Murphy Ballroom 1-4
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
 
Thursday, 21 January 2010
7:30 AM-8:30 AM, Thursday, B208
Washington Symposium Breakfast
 
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Thursday, B217
Joint Session 1 Global environmental observing systems including, but not limited to, the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), and Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) - Part I (Joint between the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology and the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS))
Cochairs: Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant, Berryville, VA
8:30 AMJ1.1The Global Climate Observing System(GCOS) after World Climate Conference-3: The GCOS role in the new Global Framework for Climate Services  
John Zillman, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia
8:45 AMJ1.2GCOS Program and Associated Workplans  
Carolin Richter, GCOS Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
9:00 AMJ1.3Spatial representativeness of GCOS Reference Upper-Air Network observations  
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and T. Reale, B. Sun, and M. Pettey
9:15 AMJ1.4Impacts of Temporal and Spatial Mismatch between Radiosonde Launch and Satellite Overpass on the Accuracy Assessment of Satellite Retrievals: Daily vs. Weekly vs. Monthly Scales  
Bomin Sun, IMSG & NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Suitland, MD; and T. Reale, C. Z. Zou, M. Pettey, and F. Tilley
9:30 AMJ1.5Operational NESDIS daily 0.1degree global SST Analysis  
Eileen Maria Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Harris, J. Sapper, H. Gu, L. Ma, and W. Meng
 
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Thursday, B218
Joint Session 6 Virtual Globe technology and applications Part I (Joint between the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology and the Presidential Forum)
Cochairs: Scott T. Shipley, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA; Nazila Merati, JISAO, Seattle, WA; Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA
8:30 AMJ6.1WxAzygyTM Transparent Interface for Google Earth  
Scott T. Shipley, WxAnalyst, Fairfax, VA; and S. J. Cantrell and A. Peterlin
8:45 AMJ6.2Three dimensional spherical display systems for education and outreach  
Richard A. Kohrs, SSEC/Univ. Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. Mooney
9:00 AMJ6.3Satellite imagery and virtual globe cloud layer simulation from NWP model fields  
John F. Galantowicz, AER, Lexington, MA; and J. J. Holdzkom, T. Nehrkorn, R. P. D'Entremont, and S. Lowe
9:15 AMJ6.4Technology Infusion for the Next Generation Real Time Mission Monitor  
Richard J. Blakeslee, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and H. M. Goodman, J. M. Hall, Y. M. He, H. Conover, K. Regner, D. Hardin, J. Lu, M. Garrett, and T. Smith
9:30 AMQuestions  
 
9:45 AM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Exhibits Open
 
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Thursday, Exhibit Hall B2
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
 
11:00 AM-12:15 PM, Thursday, B217
Joint Session 2 Global environmental observing systems including, but not limited to, the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), and Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)- Part II (Joint between the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology and the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS))
Cochairs: Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant, Berryville, VA
11:00 AMJ2.1Quality assurance of PACRAIN tipping bucket gauge data  
Michael D. Klatt, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. S. Greene and M. L. Morrissey
11:15 AMJ2.2Climate observations and seasonal rainfall forecasting in the Pacific Islands  
Dean Solofa, SPREP, Apia, Samoa; and M. Morrissey and S. Postawko
11:30 AMJ2.3The Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Array (TAO) for the 21st Century  
Landry J. Bernard III, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS; and R. Bouchard, L. A. LeBlanc, R. Crout, J. Zhou, K. J. Kern, D. C. Petraitis, and C. C. Teng
11:45 AMJ2.4Effect of the Earth Science Decadal Survey on NASA and NOAA—Three Years Later  
Randall G. Bass, ITT Corp, Herndon, VA; and R. Fitzhugh and L. Jairam
12:00 PMJ2.5Observing the climate for development  
William E. Westermeyer, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
 
11:00 AM-11:45 AM, Thursday, B218
Joint Session 8 Virtual Globe technology and applications Part II (Joint between the Presidential Forum and the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology)
Cochairs: Scott T. Shipley, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, Virginia; Nazila Merati, JISAO, Seattle, WA; Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA
11:00 AMJ8.1Radar Integrated Display using Geospatial Elements Version 2 (RIDGE2) and Virtual Globes  extended abstract
Keith Stellman, NOAA/NWS, Shreveport, LA; and P. Kirkwood, C. Pieper, J. E. Burks, B. P. Walawender, A. Sutula, and A. Murray
11:15 AMJ8.2Supporting operational weather forecasting with Google Earth  
Andy Cox, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and R. Lucksinger and D. Eck
11:30 AMJ8.3Visualizing dynamic weather and ocean data with Google Earth 5  
Cris Castello, Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA; and P. Giencke
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Thursday, B217
Session 14A Challenges in Data Access, Distribution, and Use including, but not limited to, issues raised in the National Academy of Sciences report Observing Weather and Climate from the Ground Up - Part I
Cochairs: Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; John D. Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1:30 PM14A.1Planned product improvements for the NOAA Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS)  
Patricia A. Miller, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and D. Helms, M. F. Barth, L. A. Benjamin, R. S. Collander, and T. Kent
1:45 PM14A.2Viewing Mesonets as Dynamical Systems  
John D. Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2:00 PM14A.3The Need for the Essential Coastal In-Situ Environmental Monitoring System  
L. J. Pietrafesa, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
2:15 PM14A.4The Kentucky Mesonet: Perspectives on data access, distribution, and use for a mesoscale surface network  extended abstract
D. Michael Grogan, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and S. A. Foster and R. Mahmood
2:30 PM14A.5Content, discovery, and accessibility enhancements to the NCAR Research Data Archive  
Douglas Schuster, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Worley
2:45 PM14A.6Flexible data import for McIDAS-V  
David A. Santek, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Parker, T. Jasmin, and J. Caron
 
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Thursday, B218
Session 14B Radar IIPS III - Part 1
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; Robert E. Saffle, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; Julian Wang, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD
1:30 PM14B.1Progress report on the National Weather Radar Testbed (Phased Array)  extended abstract
Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Kimpel, D. S. Zrnic, R. Ferek, J. Heimmer, T. McNellis, J. E. Crain, A. M. Shapiro, R. J. Vogt, and W. Benner
1:45 PM14B.2Update on signal processing upgrades for the National Weather Radar Testbed phased-array radar  extended abstract
Sebastian M. Torres, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. Adams, C. Curtis, E. Forren, I. Ivic, D. Priegnitz, J. Thompson, and D. Warde
2:00 PM14B.3A status report on the RF and digital components of the multi-channel receiver development at the National Weather Radar Testbed  
M. Yeary, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. E. Crain, A. Zahrai, R. Kelley, J. Meier, Y. Zhang, I. Ivic, C. Curtis, R. Palmer, T. Y. Yu, G. Zhang, R. J. Doviak, P. B. Chilson, M. Xue, and Q. Xu
14B.4PAPER WITHDRAWN  
2:15 PM14B.7Summary of IMAR Symposium II  
Judson E. Stailey, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD
2:30 PM14B.4AA Review of The Second Multifunction Phased Array Radar (MPAR) Symposium  extended abstract
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and J. E. Stailey and S. J. Taijeron
2:45 PM14B.5Optimized scan strategy for phased array weather radar  extended abstract
Svetlana M. Bachmann, Lockheed Martin, Syracuse, NY; and Y. Al-Rashid
3:00 PM14B.6Task prioritization on phased-array radar scheduler for adaptive weather sensing  extended abstract
Ricardo Reinoso-Rondinel, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres and T. Y. Yu
 
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Thursday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
 
3:30 PM-4:30 PM, Thursday, B217
Session 15A Challenges in Data Access, Distribution, and Use including, but not limited to, issues raised in the National Academy of Sciences report Observing Weather and Climate from the Ground Up - Part II
Cochairs: Anthony Arguez, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; John D. Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
3:30 PM15A.1A renewed look at Distributed Discovery of Earth Science Data; Leveraging the Open Geospatial Consortium's (OGC) Catalog Services for the Web (CS-W) to serve NASA's metadata to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS)  
Scott A. Ritz, WYLE Information Systems, Greenbelt, MD; and L. M. Olsen, T. B. Stevens, and R. T. Northcutt
3:45 PM15A.2The NOAA climate services portal: a new centralized resource for distributed climate information  extended abstract
J. Neal Lott, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. Herring, J. Boyd, S. Handel, F. Niepold, and E. Shea
4:00 PM15A.3An update on the Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC) portal: development of new data access tools  extended abstract
Christina Lief, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:15 PM15A.4Lossless differential compression of weather radar data in universal format using motion estimation and compensation  extended abstract
W. David Pan, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and P. R. Harasti, M. D. Frost, Q. Zhao, J. Cook, T. Maese, and L. Wagner
 
3:30 PM-4:15 PM, Thursday, B218
Session 15B Radar IIPS III - Part 2
Cochairs: Timothy Crum, NOAA/NEXRAD Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; Robert E. Saffle, Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA; Julian Wang, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD
3:30 PM15B.1The impact of elevation scan spacing on observations of heat bursts sampled by the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar  extended abstract
Adam J. Smith, School of Meteorology and Atmospheric Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. B. Chilson and P. L. Heinselman
3:45 PM15B.2Exploiting NWRT PAR capabilities to improve temporal data resolution  extended abstract
Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres
4:00 PM15B.3Range oversampling techniques on the National Weather Radar Testbed  extended abstract
Christopher D. Curtis, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres
 
5:00 PM-5:05 PM, Thursday
AMS 90th Annual Meeting Adjourns
 

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