14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)

Session 6B

 Tropical cyclone data assimilation and impact experiments
 Chair: C. A. Reynolds, NRL, Monterey, CA
3:30 PM6B.1Tests of a global EnKF system with an emphasis on tropical cyclone prediction  
Jeffrey S. Whitaker, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and T. Hamill and P. Pegion
3:45 PM6B.2Development of the ensemble Kalman filter system for hurricane data assimilation at NOAA/AOML/HRD: Preliminary evaluation using environmental and vortex-scale dropwindsonde data  
Altug Aksoy, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and K. J. Sellwood, P. Leighton, T. Vukicevic, S. D. Aberson, and F. Zhang
4:00 PM6B.3An airborne Doppler radar radial wind forward operator for the ensemble Kalman filter hurricane data assimilation system at NOAA/AOML/HRD: Preliminary results  
Sylvie Lorsolo, CIMAS/University of Miami and AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and A. Aksoy
4:15 PM6B.4Study the impact of ensemble covariance in hurricane analysis and predictions using a hybrid ETKF-3DVAR data assimilation method  
Xuguang Wang, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
4:30 PM6B.5H*Wind: An Integrated Observing System for Tropical Cyclones  
Mark Powell, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Tallahassee, FL
4:45 PM6B.6High-resolution observations of inner core dynamics of Hurricane Alberto (2000) from MISR on NASA's Terra satellite  
Dong L. Wu, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. J. Diner, V. Jovanovic, K. Mueller, C. Moroney, D. Nelson, and M. J. Garay
5:00 PM6B.7Study of extratropical cyclone wind and corresponding SST fields by combining model and QuikSCAT satellite data  
Zorana Jelenak, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and K. A. Ahmad, J. M. Sienkiewicz, and P. S. Chang
5:15 PM6B.8Ocean-surface wind impacts on hurricane forecasting, regional and global  extended abstract
S. Mark Leidner, AER, Norman, OK; and J. Ardizzone, J. C. Jusem, E. Brin, R. Hoffman, and R. Atlas

Tuesday, 19 January 2010: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM, B306

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