Poster Session - NPOESS

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Wednesday, 20 January 2010: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Host: 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R
Chair:  Jane Whitcomb, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD

Papers:
 
326
NPOESS Architecture Overview
Frank Hinnant, Eagle Consulting, LLC, Lansing, NC

 
327
NPOESS Satellites Support Demanding Operational Requirements
Derrick Day, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and M. Chory, M. Perz, J. Nelson, and J. Burdin

 
328
NPOESS Contributions to Climate Observations
Derrick Day, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and R. Ohlemacher and M. Mussetto

 
329
NPOESS 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

 
330
Features 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

 
331
NPOESS C3S Expandability: SafetyNetTM and McMurdo Improvements
Joseph Paciaroni, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and M. L. Jamilkowski

 
332
Direct Readout A Transformation from Research to Operations
John Overton, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Ullman

 
333
NPOESS Field Terminal Updates
Gary Heckmann, Raytheon Intelligence & Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and G. Route

 
334
NPOESS Environmental Data Records
Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; and M. Haas, F. Eastman, and J. Whitcomb

 
335
NPOESS Environmental Data Record (EDR) Production
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and R. Hughes

 
336
NPOESS Tools for Rapid Algorithm Updates
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and R. Hughes, B. Reed, and G. Route

 
337
Testing the VIIRS operational code with a proxy data stream
Bruce Hauss, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA

 
338
NPOESS/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

 
339
Preparation 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

 
340
Single 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

 
341
An Improved FAST Microwave Sea Surface Emissivity Model, FASTEM4
Quanhua Liu, Dell Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and S. English and F. Weng

 
342
CrIMSS retrieval algorithm testing with proxy data
Degui Gu, Northrop-Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA; and X. L. Ma

 
343
Retrieval of Cloud Ice Water Path from Special Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder (SSMIS)
Ninghai Sun, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng

 
344
The OMPS Limb Profiler instrument: Data analysis and retrieval algorithm
Didier F. Rault, NASA, Hampton, VA; and R. Loughman and G. Taha

 
345
OMPS 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

 
346
A Comparison Between AVHRR, MODIS, and VIIRS
Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, CO; and M. Mussetto and N. Andreas

 
347
VIIRS (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

 
348
NPP 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

 
349
Operation and Characterization of the Day/Night Band (DNB) for the NPP Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)
Eric Jacobson, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, CA; and A. Ibara, M. Lucas, R. Menzel, H. Murphey, F. Yin, and K. Yokoyama

Handout (1.5 MB)

 
350
NPOESS 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

 
351
NPOESS VIIRS on NPP: spatial and pointing performance
Lushalan Liao, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA; and R. Kutina

 
352
Polarization 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

 
353
NPOESS VIIRS polarization dependent optical crosstalk
Mau-Song Chou, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and J. McCarthy, J. C. Donovan, and R. C. Patel

Handout (2.9 MB)

 
354
VIIRS 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

 
355
Performance 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

 
356
NPP 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

 
357
STATUS 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

 
358
Modelling the sidelobe contributions to ATMS measurements
Giovanni De Amici, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS), Redondo Beach, California

 
359
NPOESS Microwave Imager/Sounder (MIS) Sensor
Christopher Brann, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Hamilton and D. Kunkee

 
360
Soil Moisture Performance Prediction for the NPOESS Microwave Imager/Sounder (MIS)
Li Li, NRL, Washington, DC; and G. McWilliams and A. S. Jones

 
361
NPOESS 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

 
362
OMPS Sensor Performance and Algorithm Description
Scott Farrow, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Sen, M. Novicki, M. Branham, and B. Baker

 
363
Operational concept for observation-based forecasting of clear sky condition
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

Handout (669.6 kB)

 
364
The 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

 
365
Reevaluating Passive Ocean Vector Winds
Michael H. Bettenhausen, NRL, Washington, DC; and I. S. Adams and P. W. Gaiser

 
366
Implementation 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

 
367
Enhancements 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

 
368
The 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

 
369
The NPP Community Collaborative Calibration and Validation Data Management System
Richard Ullman, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Reed, J. Zajic, and S. Thomas

 
370
Providing 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

 
371
Contributions 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

 
372
NPOESS/NPP VIIRS SDR calibration and validation plan
Lushalan Liao, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA; and S. Mills

 
373
NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for Atmospheric Data Products from VIIRS
David O'C. Starr, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and E. Wong

 
375
NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for Ocean Data Products from VIIRS
Robert Arnone, NRL, Stennis Space Center, MS; and J. M. Jackson

 
376
Validating NPP Ocean Color with Optical Closure using HydroLight-BRDF
Patty Pratt, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss

 
377
Cross-Track Infrared Sounder Science Data Record Pre-launch Calibration and On-Orbit Validation Plans
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

Handout (2.7 MB)

 
378
NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for the Atmospheric Profile Data Products
Christopher D. Barnet, STC, Columbia, MD; and D. Gu and N. Nalli

 
379
OMPS SDR Calibration and Validation
Bhaswar Sen, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and J. Done, R. Buss, G. Jaross, and T. Kelly

Handout (635.2 kB)

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