6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R
    

Poster Session

 Poster Session - NPOESS
 Chair: Jane Whitcomb, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD
 326NPOESS Architecture Overview  
Frank Hinnant, Eagle Consulting, LLC, Lansing, NC
 327NPOESS Satellites Support Demanding Operational Requirements  
Derrick Day, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and M. Chory, M. Perz, J. Nelson, and J. Burdin
 328NPOESS Contributions to Climate Observations  
Derrick Day, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and R. Ohlemacher and M. Mussetto
 329NPOESS Electrical Engineering Model Test Bed Reduces Risk for Satellite Integration and Test  
MaryAnn Chory, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and M. Perz, L. Padmore, J. Spolidoro, T. Lee, R. Auten, S. Schneider, and D. Day
 330Features of the Deployed NPOESS Ground System  
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and G. Heckmann, G. Route, J. Mulligan, and M. M. Ripley
 331NPOESS C3S Expandability: SafetyNetTM and McMurdo Improvements  
Joseph Paciaroni, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and M. L. Jamilkowski
 332Direct Readout A Transformation from Research to Operations  
John Overton, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Ullman
 333NPOESS Field Terminal Updates  
Gary Heckmann, Raytheon Intelligence & Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and G. Route
 334NPOESS Environmental Data Records  
Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; and M. Haas, F. Eastman, and J. Whitcomb
 335NPOESS Environmental Data Record (EDR) Production  
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and R. Hughes
 336NPOESS Tools for Rapid Algorithm Updates  
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and R. Hughes, B. Reed, and G. Route
 337Testing the VIIRS operational code with a proxy data stream  
Bruce Hauss, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA
 338NPOESS/NPP VIIRS Cryosphere Algorithms  
Robert Mahoney, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and K. Hutchison, J. Ip, B. Iisager, J. Jackson, S. Mills, M. Plonski, A. Sei, M. Shoucri, and E. Wong
 339Preparation of NPOESS CrIS in the Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM)  
Yong Chen, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR and CSU/CIRA, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng, Y. Han, and P. Van Delst
 340Single FOV Sounding Retrieval in Cloudy Atmospheres Using Hyperspectral Infrared Measurements  
Elisabeth Weisz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, J. Li, and H. L. Huang
 341An Improved FAST Microwave Sea Surface Emissivity Model, FASTEM4  
Quanhua Liu, Dell Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and S. English and F. Weng
 342CrIMSS retrieval algorithm testing with proxy data  
Degui Gu, Northrop-Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA; and X. L. Ma
 343Retrieval of Cloud Ice Water Path from Special Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder (SSMIS)  
Ninghai Sun, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng
 344The OMPS Limb Profiler instrument: Data analysis and retrieval algorithm  
Didier F. Rault, NASA, Hampton, VA; and R. Loughman and G. Taha
 345OMPS TC EDR Algorithm: Improvement and Verification  
Megan Novicki, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Sen, D. Gu, K. Jordan, J. Qu, and X. Hao
 346A Comparison Between AVHRR, MODIS, and VIIRS  
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and M. Mussetto and N. Andreas
 347VIIRS (Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite): a next-generation polar-orbiting operational environmental sensor  
Jeffery J. Puschell, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, CA; and E. Johnson, R. Valeri, P. Hayman, E. Jacobson, E. Kinder, J. McCarthy, B. Guenther, and P. Sullivan
 348NPP Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Radiometric Calibration - Tested Performance  
Eric Johnson, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, CA; and K. Galang, C. Ranshaw, and B. Robinson
 349Operation and Characterization of the Day/Night Band (DNB) for the NPP Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)  extended abstract
Eric Jacobson, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, CA; and A. Ibara, M. Lucas, R. Menzel, H. Murphey, F. Yin, and K. Yokoyama
 350NPOESS VIIRS on NPP: radiometric and spectral performance  
Lushalan Liao, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA; and R. Patel, M. S. Chou, G. Grimm, J. Diehl, and S. Jackson
 351NPOESS VIIRS on NPP: spatial and pointing performance  
Lushalan Liao, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA; and R. Kutina
 352Polarization Sensitivity of the VIIRS instrument on NPP - outcome of the various sensor test data  
Patty Pratt, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and V. Kulkarny
 353NPOESS VIIRS polarization dependent optical crosstalk  extended abstract
Mau-Song Chou, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and J. McCarthy, J. C. Donovan, and R. C. Patel
 354VIIRS polarization sensitivity tolerance and impact on Ocean Color  
Vijay A. Kulkarny, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss, P. Pratt, and G. Mineart
 355Performance of the NPP CrIS Sensor  
Scott Farrow, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and D. Gu, C. Wang, D. Hagan, and F. Sabet-Peyman
 356NPP Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS): Sensor calibration and preliminary data product performance  
William J. Blackwell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and L. J. Bickmeier, L. G. Jairam, and R. V. Leslie
 357STATUS OF THE SPACE ENVIRONMENT MONITOR FOR NPOESS (SEM-N)  
William F. Denig, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and T. Sotirelis, V. Grano, R. Hamilton, K. Wolfram, C. Brann, and J. Manley
 358Modelling the sidelobe contributions to ATMS measurements  
Giovanni De Amici, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS), Redondo Beach, California
 359NPOESS Microwave Imager/Sounder (MIS) Sensor  
Christopher Brann, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Hamilton and D. Kunkee
 360Soil Moisture Performance Prediction for the NPOESS Microwave Imager/Sounder (MIS)  
Li Li, NRL, Washington, DC; and G. McWilliams and A. S. Jones
 361NPOESS Preparatory Project Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite Expected Performance  
M. Caponi, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Hornstein, L. E. Flynn, S. Janz, and A. Segura
 362OMPS Sensor Performance and Algorithm Description  
Scott Farrow, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Sen, M. Novicki, M. Branham, and B. Baker
 363Operational concept for observation-based forecasting of clear sky condition  extended abstract
Timothy J. Hall, The Aerospace Corporation, Silver Spring, MD; and C. N. Mutchler, G. J. Bloy, R. N. Thessin, S. K. Gaffney, and J. J. Lareau
 364The upper tropospheric storm-scale signatures from hyperspectral infrared soundings  
Chian-Yi Liu, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, T. J. Schmit, and S. Ackerman
 365Reevaluating Passive Ocean Vector Winds  
Michael H. Bettenhausen, NRL, Washington, DC; and I. S. Adams and P. W. Gaiser
 366Implementation of a Temporal Variational Data Assimilation Method to Retrieve Deep Soil Moisture  
Andrew S. Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. Cogan, G. Mason, and G. McWilliams
 367Enhancements to the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) ground test, data downlink and processing for Climate Monitoring including Trace Gas Retrievals  
Scott Farrow, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and D. Gu, C. Wang, D. Hagan, and F. Sabet-Peyman
 368The NPOESS Community Collaborative Calibration/Validation Program for the NPOESS Preparatory Project  
Heather Kilcoyne, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Lanham, MD; and J. Feeley, B. Guenther, C. Hoffman, B. Reed, K. St Germain, L. Zhou, M. Plonski, and B. Hauss
 369The NPP Community Collaborative Calibration and Validation Data Management System  
Richard Ullman, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Reed, J. Zajic, and S. Thomas
 370Providing pre-Launch VIIRS, CrIS, and ATMS Proxy Datasets to facilitate NPP Validation Activities  
Richard Ullman, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Zajic, V. Gonzalez, and D. Sushon
 371Contributions of the SDR Task Network tool to Calibration and Validation of the NPOESS Preparatory Project instruments  
Janna Feeley, Aerospace Corporation, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Zajic, A. Metcalf, and T. Baucom
 372NPOESS/NPP VIIRS SDR calibration and validation plan  
Lushalan Liao, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA; and S. Mills
 373NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for Atmospheric Data Products from VIIRS  
David O'C. Starr, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and E. Wong
 374NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for the Imagery and Cloud Mask Data Products from the Visible/Infrared Imager/Radiometer Suite  
Thomas J. Kopp, The Aerospace Corporation, Bellevue, NE; and K. D. Hutchison
 375NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for Ocean Data Products from VIIRS  
Robert Arnone, NRL, Stennis Space Center, MS; and J. M. Jackson
 376Validating NPP Ocean Color with Optical Closure using HydroLight-BRDF  
Patty Pratt, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss
 377Cross-Track Infrared Sounder Science Data Record Pre-launch Calibration and On-Orbit Validation Plans  extended abstract
Denise Hagan, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and F. Sabet-Peyman, C. Wang, G. Di Amici, S. Farrow, M. Plonski, J. Hohn, D. Gu, G. Bingham, M. Esplin, V. Zavyalov, C. Fish, J. Predina, R. Glumb, S. Wells, L. Suwinski, J. Strong, C. Behrens, H. Kilkoyne, J. Feeley, G. Kratz, and D. Tremblay
 378NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for the Atmospheric Profile Data Products  
Christopher D. Barnet, STC, Columbia, MD; and D. Gu and N. Nalli
 379OMPS SDR Calibration and Validation  extended abstract
Bhaswar Sen, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and J. Done, R. Buss, G. Jaross, and T. Kelly

Wednesday, 20 January 2010: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

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